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Smryna battles through the elements and Salesianum for the victory

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — Smyrna wasn’t going to let a little rain get in the way when they took the field against Salesianum on Friday night at Abessinio Stadium. A little rain, or a lot of rain, or a whole lot of rain with a stiff wind thrown in for good measure. The weather was not the greatest, but the show went …

Woodbridge clinches Class AA District 3 championship

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Greenwood – Between the rain squalls and at times stiff winds the Woodbridge Blue Raiders came back from a 14-0 first quarter deficit to win their eighth straight game 22-14 in front of a sparse, but electric crowd. The win clinched the Class AA District 3 championship for Woodbridge with that comes an automatic berth into the upcoming DIAA State Football …

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Big plays key for Appoquinimink’s win over Cape 

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen won the statistical battle Thursday night but fell victim to turnovers and big plays by Appoquinimink early in a 55-27 loss in Middletown. The Vikings outgained the Jaguars 526 to 440 in total yards but committed some early mistakes and the Jags took full advantage. Cape recovered a fumble on the Jags initial drive of the game at …

King Knight has a homecoming to remember

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Wayne Knight scored four touchdowns and was crowned homecoming king as Smyrna clinched the inaugural class AAA – district 2 title with a 34-13 win over Dover Friday night. The Eagles are 3-0 in district play (5-2 overall) with one district game remaining against Cape Henlopen November 12th.  Smyrna unveiled its brand new inflatable Eagle during pregame before a capacity …

Central holds off Cape in 53rd consecutive game

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen and Sussex Central share a border along eastern Sussex County which makes for natural rivals. Friday night October 22nd the two played for the 53rd consecutive game at Sussex Central High School. This year’s game was a tale of two halves as the Golden Knights jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead, but the Vikings controlled the second half scoring …

Odessa defeats Polytech at Homecoming

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

In only their second year as a school the Odessa Ducks are playing their first varsity football schedule. Just as we have seen with other new schools like St George’s Tech they wont have seniors until their fourth year in existence so their team consists of all Sophomores and Freshmans since the school has been only open for two years. …

Blue Raiders remain undefeated

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

  Greenwood – When two top ranked undefeated teams face off you can expect a defensive battle and that is what Caravel and Woodbridge gave the fans in the first half, but the two teams opened up and traded touchdown for an exciting second half. In the end the Woodbridge Blue Raiders would remain undefeated with a 24-12 home victory over …

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Fourth down stop keys Dover win

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Dover Football Boosters In a game that appeared the team with the ball last would win, a key 4th down stop by Dover was the difference in a 41-25 Senators victory on homecoming night. Sussex Central trailed 28-25 with 7:41 left in the game, facing a 4th and 1 at their own 42 yard line. Zimir Gardner …