Horsey to be inducted into HOF

Terry RogersHeadlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

By Kevin Eickman   William Horsey, a 1988 graduate of Milford High School was a consummate athlete in his youth. While football is full of athletes, it was Horsey’s drive that separated him from the rest. “My goal every day was to get better. The effort you put into something is what brings out the better you,” said Horsey. It’s …

Laurel wins 4th state championship with victory over St. Elizabeth

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Laurel Bulldogs 2021 Class 1A football state champions, photo courtesy of Ben Fulton of BF Imagery Newark – The last time the Laurel Bulldogs won a state title none of the players on the roster had even been born yet. With their 28-14 win over St. Elizabeth on Saturday night at Delaware Stadium this current group of Bulldogs are now …

Davis shines as Middletown wins first title since 2012

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Sports

Middletown Cavaliers Class 3A Football State Champions photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery   It was a perfect day for Championship Football at Delaware Stadium. The rain held off until the nightcap and that allowed for a great matchup between #1 Smyrna and #2 Middletown in the DIAA Class AAA Final. A rematch of the Harvest Bowl from way back …

Big plays were key in Middletowns semifinal win

GlennFrazerHeadlines, Sports

Middletown – The Middletown Cavaliers advanced to their 10th championship game since 2010 with a 33-15 win over long-time rival Salesianum Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd. Big plays were the key for Middletown as all five touchdowns covered 31 yards or more. The game began with the longest play of the night when Zy’Aire Tart took the …

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Smyrna punches ticket to 3A championship game

GlennFrazerHeadlines, Sports

Photo by Donnell Henriquez Smyrna – Smyrna scored three 4th quarter touchdowns to pull away from Dover late in a 46-21 semifinal win at Charles V. Williams stadium Friday. Senior running back, Wayne Knight gained 292 yards on the ground and caught 2 screen passes for 48 yards. He scored 3 touchdowns and 3 two-point conversions to give him 264 …

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Late game heroics send Dover to DIAA Semifinals

GlennFrazerHeadlines, Sports

Middletown-The DIAA quarterfinal playoff game between the 4th seed St. George’s and 5th seed Dover was expected to be close, and the two teams did not disappoint. A “bundled up” boisterous crowd witnessed a scoreless first half dominated by penalties and stellar defensive play as the Hawks and Senators held each  other “at bay” until the third quarter. Dover had …

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Sallies advances with win over reigning champs

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — Five different players scored for Salesianum as the Sals, the third seed in the DIAA Class 3A football tournament, knocked Sussex Central from the bracket with a 34-12 win on Nov. 27 at Abessinio Stadium. The win sets up a meeting at Middletown next weekend. The Sals and Cavaliers did not play this season. The tone was set …

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Wayne Knight “keys” Smyrna playoff win

GlennFrazerHeadlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez (Smyrna)  Smyrna senior running back, Wayne Knight ran for 4 touchdowns and 3 two-point conversions to lead the Eagles past William Penn 46-6 in a DIAA quarterfinal game Friday night. A blustery wind sent the temperatures into the low 20’s at Charles V. Williams Stadium, but it never “cooled off” the red-hot Smyrna offense. Knight …

Woodbridge Defense Stymies Tower Hill in 31-0 Win

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Ben Fulton BF Imagery Greenwood – Throughout the season Woodbridge head coach leaned on his defense as the offense matured and grew into his new system. The Blue Raiders defense rose to the occasion once again the season holding Tower Hill to under 100 yards in a 31-0 victory in the D.I.A.A. Class AA quarterfinal state tournament game. …