Quick Stick: Week 2 girls soccer top 10

Jason WinchellSports

Padua vs Smyrna girls soccer, photo courtesy of Padua AthleticsThe weather doesn’t look good again this week but the good news is there are only 5 matches on the schedule this week as most schools are on their holiday break.   The beauty of soccer is sometimes the final score doesn’t  tell the whole story.  The No. 3 Quakers played …

2023 DIAA Track and Field State Championship Results

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

A large crowd was on hand Friday and Saturday as Dover High hosted the 2023 DIAA State Track and Field championships. The student athletes enjoyed much better weather this year as temperatures hovered in the 60’s to low 70’s as opposed to 2022 when sweltering heat drove temps into the 90’s. The closest team competition took place in the Boy’s …

Padua, St. Andrews girls capture DIAA cross country titles

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Padua Pandas secured their 10th consecutive team championship this afternoon at Killen’s Pond State Park in Felton. Sophia Holgado won the individual title in a time of 19:10.8, just two seconds ahead of her teammate Mary Flanagan. Anna Bockius took 4th, Kylie McCarthy was 6th and Kelsey Wolff finished in 8th place as Padua had the lowest team score …

Salesianum, Padua runners win Joe O’Neill Invitational titles

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Bellevue State Park was the setting for a “picture-perfect” Autumn day as 416 varsity runners competed in the Joe O’Neill Cross Country Invitational. Salesianum and Padua took the team titles. The Sals (66) finished just 6 points ahead of 2nd place Middletown. Cape Henlopen took 3rd with 90 points. The Cavaliers’ Jonathan Drew won the boys race with a time …

Padua win state championship on PK kicks

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Padua Academy and Middletown went the distance as they battled for the DIAA Division I girls soccer state championship at Delaware State’s Alumni. Padua was able to capture their fourth straight state championship with a 3-1 penalty kick victory over Middletown.  At the end of regular time the two teams were tied 3-3. Pauda got on the board first as …