The DIAA Football Committee voted to recommend the top level of Delaware's new high school football system end with an open tournament, but there are still questions about how they'd create the seedings.
Five-time Delaware high school football champion David Hearn announced this week that he is stepping down as Athletic Director and teacher at Delmar High School.
The DIAA Board of Directors voted to approve a three-tiered Delaware high school football system for the next two seasons.
Members of the Delaware Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee and General Assembly questioned the DIAA on various high school athletic topics Tuesday afternoon.
An expected vote on various Delaware high school football realignment plans was tabled by the DIAA Board following concern that non-public schools didn't get ample notification of proposals.
Schools likely on the border of the three potentially new classifications of Delaware high school football voiced concerns Thursday during the DIAA Annual and Board of Directors Meetings.
Forty-one Delaware high school football players have been honored with the 2020 Maxwell Football Club Mini Max High School Award for leading their schools on the field, in the classroom, and in the community.
A revamped structure for Delaware high school football continues to be developed by a committee of athletic directors.
Delaware's high school winter sports will be allowed to proceed with games on January 11, 2011, but with several restrictions.
Some New Jersey and Pennsylvania high school teams will be permitted to resume practices or games as early as next week as governors in those states announced changes to COVID-19 protocols.
Howard RB Kevin Ignudo, Smyrna DT/TE Elijah Statham, and Sussex Central LB Alton Dennis won the major awards on the 2020 DIFCA All-State Football Teams.
They might not have been the consensus picks for the championship games, but we are left with two intriguing matchups for the DIAA Football Championships Saturday in Dover.
The DIAA selection process will probably remain as controversial as anything over the past three months, but the time to listen to complaining is over for now, as the focus shifts to the field for the DIAA Football Semifinals.
Governor John Carney's recent decision to "pause" youth sports in Delaware will lead to shorter winter seasons, but even more uncertain endings.
Smyrna and Archmere earned the top seeds for the DIAA Football Tournaments after a lengthy discussion by the committee Sunday morning.
Caesar Rodney alum Justin Strickland remembered his coach Mike Schonewolf as someone who could use colorful, non-colorful, language on the practice field.
DIAA's decision to hold the Cross Country State Championships without spectators has led DNREC to close Killens Pond State Park near Felton on Saturday to the general public.
There is plenty to be thankful on this Thanksgiving weekend, and hopefully you are reading this in good health, and ready for another pivotal week in the chase for the 2020 DIAA Football Playoffs, with a five-day sampler on tap.
Delaware's high school sports are scheduled to begin practices on Monday, November 30, but a cloud of uncertainty surrounds many of their futures.
Pre-K through first grade students made their transition from virtual-only to hybrid last week, and Brandywine superintendent Lincoln Hohler said as he walked the halls of Mount Pleasant Elementary School, he found joy.
The four-year journey of transforming Baynard Stadium concludes Friday night as Salesianum hosts Smyrna in the first game at Rocco Abessinio Stadium.
Facing a shortage of competitive games and an earlier potential lawsuit from Salesianum, Delaware high school football might look a lot different next fall.
Wilmington Friends has forfeit Friday's football game at Saint Mark's, as the school is struggling to keep a healthy roster.
Delaware is one of two states, along with Michigan, that are requiring mask use for most of its high school athletes, but one winter sport is trying to crack that trend.
Sussex Tech will close their campus on Thursday and Friday, including not playing their football game this weekend, due to a third COVID-19 positive test this week.
Woodbridge High School will revert to a remote learning model until at least November 9, 2020, and the football team will lose three games, after the school reported multiple positive COVID-19 cases among staff members and students.
William Penn High School's volleyball and boys soccer teams will not play for two weeks after a confirmed COVID-19 case was associated with the school.
High school sports in Delaware began their abbreviated and delayed campaigns on Monday, but some parents have been left behind closed doors.
Salesianum football will, in fact, have a full 7-game schedule after two Flight A football teams agreed to play the Sals this season.
For a tenuous 20 minutes Thursday night, the Delaware high school fall sports season was on thin ice.
Salesianum added two more football games to their schedule on Wednesday, but that's still not enough for their program.
"At this time, the best I can tell Salesianum is -- I wish you a lot of luck in trying to reach out to folks in Pennsylvania, and potentially there could be some movement out of the next football committee meeting."
In a year of COVID-19 related modifications in the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association, their football committee is making few changes to their postseason format.
The Sports Medicine Advisory Committee of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association took a stand on those looking to avoid the mandatory mask rule.
Less than three weeks remain before the start of the Delaware high school fall season, and many groups still are wondering how the mandatory mask rule will be enforced.
When the DIAA Board of Directors voted September 28 as the date to commence fall sports in Delaware, it wasn't the top choice of the state's heads of school, but as the first [electric] whistle prepares to sound, plenty of questions remain.
'We all have the same goal in mind. We all want the student-athletes back on the fields and courts, but we want to know what rules are there?"