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NIL discussion tabled for a month

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association punted on taking action on name, image and likeness (NIL) regulation at its monthly meeting on Feb. 22. The board had been scheduled to consider language that could make it permissible for student-athletes to capitalize financially, but the first move among the board members was a motion to table the vote until March 21. That …

Sanford boys basketball Jayden Taylor take a shot against St Elizabeths photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Sanford hands St. Elizabeth its first loss of the season

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

No. 6 Sanford ‘s boys basketball team handed No. 1 St. Elizabeth their first loss of the season at a sold-out St. E Center Friday night. The Vikings were on an 18 game winning streak and were the last remaining undefeated team in both boys and girls basketball in the state.  Sanford brought the intensity right from the beginning of …

Caravels Chastity Speedy Wilson attempts a three pointer as the crowd behind her started to cheer in their win over Ursuline photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel prevails over Ursuline in front of home crowd 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

No. 1 Ursuline Academy Raiders visited No. 2 Caravel Buccaneers to face off in what could be a state championship preview in girls basketball. This game certainly had a postseason feel leading up to the game as Caravel’s gymnasium was filled an hour before tipoff, with fans waiting outside in case anyone left since they were at full capacity. The …

Sanford boys basketball Jayden Taylor attempts a shot against Howard photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Sanford defeats Howard behind big third quarter

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

 The No. 6 Sanford boys basketball team hosted unranked Howard Wildcats in front of a sold out crowd Thursday night. Sanford was riding a six game winning streak while Howard came in riding a 4 game winning streak.    From the opening tip Howard set the pace of the game both offensively and defensively. Their tenacious defense and attacking offense …

St Elizabeths Aidan Tobiason attempts a three pointer in their win over Saint Marks photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

St Elizabeth holds off Saint Mark’s

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

On a rare Monday night boys basketball matchup a packed St E’s Center watched No.1 undefeated St Elizabeth’s Vikings and a one loss Saint Mark’s Spartans face off. This is the first of two games for these two teams in less than two weeks as they will face off again on Feb. 2.   The Vikings came out hot right …

William Penns Emmanuel Vonhm dunks the ball in the game against Caravel photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 1

William Penn’s big fourth quarter lifts them over Caravel

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The Caravel Buccaneers came into the hostile William Penn Colonials gym Wednesday night, but they were not intimidated. The Buccaneers were able to keep pace with the No. 5 Colonials leading them at halftime 27-23, and after three quarters they found themselves only down by two with a 43-41 lead by the colonials.    However the fourth quarter was …

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Field hockey players named to All Mid-Atlantic teams

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

MAX Field Hockey has announced their All Region Players and Teams. They look at data throughout the year of each graduating class of players in their selection process. A lot goes into the decision to place players in the Top 10, Top 100, Top 150, the Watch List, and to the All Region Team. They work class by class sorting …