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Wilmington Friends girls score two goals late to overtake Sanford

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Thiwara Phouthavongsa Sanford makes a save on a corner kick from Wilmington Friends photo by Joe Singles The Sanford girls’ soccer team visited Wilmington Friends Tuesday afternoon for an Independent conference school match-up between two squads looking to improve on last season’s success. The first 10 minutes of the match, the Quaker midfielders controlled the pace of the game putting …

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Tower Hill wins first basketball State Championship with performance for the ages

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Tower Hill boys basketball posing with the state championship trophy The #3 seed Tower Hill took on the #1 seed Salesianum in the DIAA boys’ basketball state championship game at University of Delaware Saturday night in a match up of first time finals participant the Hillers and multiple championship winner Salesianum High School. Tower Hill earned their way here Thursday …

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Sallies Advances to State Final with Win over Howard

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Salesianum celebrates as they advance to the state championship photo by Nick Halliday Sallies and Howard, two schools that are familiar with post season basketball, matched up in the second semi-final of the evening at University of Delaware Thursday for the right to play Tower Hill for the state championship Saturday. Howard looked to speed up the game earlier, full …

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Tower Hill earns first ever state final appearance

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Tower Hill celebrating after earnng their first ever state championship final in school history photo by Nick Halliday The No. 3 seed Tower Hill Hillers took on the No. 10 seed Seaford Blue Jays Thursday evening at University of Delaware in the semi-finals of the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament. This was Tower Hill’s second trip to the semis in …

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Tower Hill survives late run by Delmar to advance to quarterfinals

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Delmar guard Takai Hugee rises up for a shot against Tower Hill photo by Joe Singles   #3 Seed Tower Hill hosted the #19 seed Delmar Wildcats in the 2nd round of the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament Tuesday evening. Delmar comes into the game coming off of a 59 -54 upset win over Woodbridge High School. The first quarter …

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No. 21 seed Caesar Rodney knocks off Archmere in first round

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Photo by Joe Singles The first round of the boys’ basketball state tournament tipped off Tuesday evening at a number of locations throughout the state. One of the many first round games featured the #12 seed Archmere Auks hosting the #21 seed Caesar Rodney Riders. The Auks came out early with their usual brand of half- court basketball, making the …

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Howard’s pressure too much for No. 1 Salesianum

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De’Mere Hollingsworth from Howard High achool Basketball Photo by Nick Halliday The #4 Howard Wildcats visited #1 Salesianum High School Saturday evening for a highly anticipated boys’ basketball matchup that many experts believe could be a preview of the state finals in mid-March. Both teams came out ready to play in the first quarter with a ton of energy on …

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Sallies escapes with win in overtime at St. Mark’s

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  The St. Mark’s Spartans hosted Salesianum Friday night in a late regular season match-up between two teams looking to improve on their 8-7 records as the post-season approaches. With 6-foot-6 senior swingman Justin Molen out, Salesianum looked out of sorts offensively on the majority of their first quarter possessions, missing free throws and open shots that they typically make. …

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Sallies beats Smyrna with strong team effort 

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Sam Walsh of Salesianum blocks a shot as he teammates watch in a win over Smyrna photo by Nick Halliday   The Smyrna Silver Eagles visited Salesianum Friday afternoon for a mid-season matchup between two ranked teams with good size and athleticism. The game started with both teams struggling offensively. Despite their efforts, Sallies missed a number of open lay-ups …

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Sallies holds off William Penn for third win of the season

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Salesianum Boys Basketball team photo by Nick Halliday The William Penn Colonials visited Sallies Saturday night in what was one of the most highly anticipated match-ups of the 2021-2022 boys’ basketball season thus far. The Colonials came in with a 9-1 record with their only loss coming to Middletown. Sallies on the other hand started the game with a 2-6 …