Appoquinimink basketball team celebrates after Haji Bell 1 hit a buzzer beater to force overtime photo by Nick Halliday 1

Bonus Hoops as No. 7 Appo holds off No. 6 CaravelĀ 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown, DE)Ā  When the 6th and 7th ranked teams in the Delaware Live-302 Sports poll get together, a close game is expected. That is exactly what transpired Tuesday night as the Caravel Buccaneers (No. 6) and Appoquinimink Jaguars (No. 7) battled into overtime in a Jags 71-62 victory. There was no indication the game would be tightly contested early, as …

Middletown runners Jonas Rush left and Walter Samuels right . Rush finished first and Samuels second in the 1600 meters photo by Glenn Frazer 3

Tower Hill Invitational produces spirited competition

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The season’s Indoor track & field is winding down as the DIAA State championships are on tap in two weeks. Several Delaware high school athletes met at the Carpenter Fieldhouse on the campus of Tower Hill yesterday and turned in some stellar performances. Sixteen schools participated in the Invitational with a large crowd in attendance. The day began with …

Howard boys basketball cheers after a made basket 10 Rahsaan Matthews and 5 Tyleir Scruggs photo by Nick Halliday

No. 2 Howard leads wire to wire in win over No. 4 Sanford

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

It was a packed gym at Howard School of Technology Tuesday for an evening tip between two teams ranked in the top 5. RJ Matthews and No. 2 Howard welcomed in Dayon Polk and No. 4 Sanford for a highly anticipated battle between the Warriors and Wildcats. Howard used hot shooting and smothering defense to build an early lead on …

William Penns Daniel Sinclair works for a takedown against Smyrnas Tyree Heath at 144 pounds. Sinclair won 11 4. Photo by Pam Lane 1

William Penn grapplers upset fifth-ranked Smyrna

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

New Castle – The Wm. Penn wrestlers knew the history heading into their Monday night showdown with number five ranked Smyrna. The Colonials last win over the Eagles was 17 years ago in 2006. Monday night’s win was the biggest win for the program over the last 20 years as Wm. Penn defeated Smyrna 39-32 in front of a loud …

Tower Hill basketball Dean Shepherd sets up a play in their game against Caravel Photo by Nick Halliday

No. 1 Tower Hill completes comeback on the road

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, High Schools, Sports

Two top 5 teams in the state of Delaware met up Thursday night in Bear in what would be a 4 quarter battle. Both teams came into the contest at 5-2 but only one would leave with their 6th win. Tower Hill looking to rebound from a recent loss to Sanford and Caravel still hadnā€™t dropped a game to an …

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High school basketball, wrestling rankings: Week 6

Nick Halliday Headlines, High Schools, Sports

  Boys Basketball Week 6 Rankings by Jason Winchell Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Tower Hill 5-1 1 Plays Sanford & Caravel 2 Middletown 8-1 2 Big Win over Seaford 3 Howard 4-1 4 Faces Appo 4 Seaford 6-1 5 Lost to Middletown 5 Caravel 5-2 6 Host Tower Hill 6 Appoquinimink 7-1 7 Away at Howard …

Howard Basketball player Rahsaan Matthews Jr drives against Hodgson player Aaron Cox photo by Nick Halliday

Battle of Top 10 Howard, Appo does not disappoint

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

A large crowd was on hand Tuesday night in Wilmington as Howard High School honored its undefeated 1973 state championship boys basketball team on the 50th anniversary of the lofty achievement. What better way to honor those players than to have the 3rd ranked 2023 Wildcats come from nine points down in the second half to pull out a 53-47 …

Ursuline basketball player Skylar Bolden fights for a loose ball against two St Elizabeths players photo by Mike Lang

Raiders remain undefeated with win over Vikings

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Ursuline improved to 9-0 on the season with a 57-45 victory over cross town rival St Elizabeths. Over the years these two teams have had some memorable games against each other. Being so successful and in the same conference for years these teams are very familiar with each other which is why when these two teams match up you know …

Conrad Basketball Coach Chris McLean talking to Vincent Starr in their win over DMA photo by Nick Halliday 2

Conrad Dominates DMA

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  The Conrad Red Wolves hosted their arch rival Delaware Military Academy (DMA) Thursday night in their first matchup of the season. The two schools are separated by less than a mile and located on the same road. Since both schools opened or reopened it created an instant rivalry and last night Conrad got the better of DMA.Ā    Conard …