Indians hold on after Vikings comeback

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Indian River and St. Elizabeth played three close games over the past two seasons, and the Vikings won all three, including last year in a Class 1A quarterfinal. On Friday night at Abessinio Stadium, the teams were neck and neck once again, but this time, the Indians came out on top, taking a 20-14 decision. The Indians, ranked second in …

Laurel Bulldogs win back to back state football titles

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Newark – For two seasons the Laurel Bulldogs have carried the target on their back with the number one ranking in Class A and for two seasons they have raised the state championship trophy at Delaware Stadium in December. “Unbelievable,” Laurel head coach Joey Jones said after the Bulldogs defeated St. Elizabeth 28-13 to win the DIAA Class A state …

Vikings advance to second straight state championship

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

St. Elizabeth got nearly 500 yards and five touchdowns from their dynamic running back duo of Quasim Benson and Chris Caracter, as the Vikings outlasted Seaford, 46-35, in a DIAA Class 1A semifinal Saturday night at Abessinio Stadium. The second-seeded Vikings will meet the top seed, Laurel, on December 10th at Delaware Stadium. It is a rematch of last year’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 …