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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Seaford Basketball Careen Bolden left Brent Ricketts Middle Akendre Matthes left getting ready to be introduced at the Hoop Hall East tournament photo by Ben Fulton

Seaford gets out early and dominates

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

The 2023 Slam Dunk to the Beach presented by Hoophall East, showcases some of the greatest talent in high school basketball in the country during its annual visit to Cape Henlopen High School.Ā  Since the event returned to Lewes in 2014 a ton of current NBA players have graced the court at Cape including Mo Bamba (Westtown/Orlando Magic), Jonathan Kuminga …

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High school basketball, wrestling rankings: Week 3

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Boys BasketballĀ  Jason Winchell Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Tower Hill 4-0 1 Nice comeback win vs Penn 2 Middletown 3-0 2 Faces Malvern Prep (PA) on Wednesday 3 Sallies 4-2 3 Faces Roman Catholic on Wednesday 4 Howard 2-0 4 2 wins last week to open season 5 Seaford 1-0 5 Travels to Slam Dunk to …