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

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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

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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 …

Archmere wins big in first ever 2A state championship

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Archmere Auks Class 2A Football State Champions Archmere Auks won the first ever Class 2A state championship with a big win over the Woodbridge Blue Raiders.  In front of a big crowd at the University of Delaware Archmere shutout Woodbridge by a score of 27-0.  Both teams  had unsuccessful first drives that led to punts. On the second possession for …

Big plays were key in Middletowns semifinal win

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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

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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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Blue Raiders advance to their fourth state championship game

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Photo courtesy of woodbridge Football Greenwood – The crowd had left, the players were celebrating in the locker room, all but one bank of stadium lights had been turned off and Woodbridge head coach Marvin Dooley sat alone on the bench. “As we get older we have to take time to take in what just happened, these kids are excited and …

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Salesianum blanks Caesar Rodney in Division I Boys Soccer State Championship

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Photo courtesy of the DIAA Salesianum held the #1 seed Caesar Rodney Riders scoreless securing the Division I Boys Soccer State Championship.  The Riders were the number 1 seed in this year’s Division I Boys Soccer State Championship as they went undefeated in the regular season with a record of 14-0-1. The tie came in their season opener against the …

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Delmar field hockey wins record 6th straight state championship.

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Photo courtesy of the DIAA (Dover)  The Delmar Wildcats proved they are deserving of a top ten national ranking as they won their state record sixth consecutive field hockey title, 8-0 against Newark Charter Saturday. A large crowd was in attendance at Dover High’s stadium to see Coach Jodi Holloman record her 211th win since she took over the position …

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Cape Henlopen field hockey secures 5th straight state championship

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Photo courtesy of the DIAA   (Dover)  The Cape Henlopen Vikings fought off a “scrappy” Smyrna team to secure their 5th consecutive State Field Hockey Title in Division One with a 4-0 shutout. It was the 16th championship appearance for the Vikings, winning for the 12th time (the 10th since 2011). A large crowd was in attendance at Dover High’s …