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Woodbridge rallies in girl’s 2nd round action

GlennFrazer Sports

Woodbridge Lady Blue Raiders girls basketball team photo courtesy of Woodbridge sports page   Trailing by 11 points at halftime, Woodbridge turned up the defensive pressure, created double-digit turnovers and advanced to the DIAA quarterfinals with a win at Lake Forest 47-43 Friday night. The 9th seeded Blue Raiders found themselves down 30-19 at the half as Lake was “hitting …

Caravel dominates individual wrestling state championships

Benny Mitchell High Schools, Sports

Alex Poore holds up four fingers as he celebrates his fourth state championship. Photo by Kenny Correll LEWES — For only the second time since 1992, a tournament champion was recognized at the DIAA Individual Wrestling State Championships. And for the second time in those two years Caravel Academy won the tournament points race with 247 points. The Bucs also …

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Wrestling Qualifies Six for States

Terry Rogers Sports

By Kevin Eickman Don Parsley, Jack Thode and Keegan Worley celebrate Thode’s wrestling wins at the Henlopen Conference Championship Last year it was simple to qualify for the state of Delaware individual wrestling tournament. With COVID peaking and a portion of the wrestling season wiped out, it was simply a matter of common sense to make the tournament open to …

Cape Henlopen wins division I title with a victory over Caesar Rodney

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen wrestling team winning the Division I state championship photo by the DIAA   Smyrna – Saturday’s matches at the DIAA Dual Meet State Championships didn’t exactly follow the blueprint for Cape Henlopen head coach Chris Mattioni, but the Vikings were able to find pins in other weight classes to bring home the Division I state championship.   “When …

Caravel Academy rolls into state dual finals

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Caravel Academy’s Nick Hall (left) and Shawn Ferrell of Lake Forest get airborn during their 170 pound bout on Saturday at the DIAA Dual Meet State semi-final match. Photo by Kenny Correll Smyrna – Caravel Academy head coach Mike Welch said he was excited to get back to the state duals and have the crowds back in the gym. The …

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

Benny Mitchell Headlines, 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 Alessandrini Headlines, 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 …

Archmere wins big in first ever 2A state championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

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 …