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 Mount Pleasant stymies Conrad to advance

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  The Mount Pleasant Green Knights proved to be too much for the Conrad Red Wolves.┬á The Red Wolves hosted a first round game after being named the 16 seed of the DIAA boys basketball state championship after a 15-5 season. However the Flight A Green Knights proved to be too much as the 17 seed.┬á   After trailing by …

Middletown Basketball Jaiden McGhee puts up a layup against 2 John Clemmons of Caravel photo by Nick Halliday 2

Middletown celebrates Senior Day with win over Caravel

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Middletown-The Middletown Cavaliers honored its 10 senior basketball players before Saturday’s final home game, and then those seniors excelled on the court in a 91-66 win. All ten of those seniors played and eight of them scored as the top-ranked Cavs broke open a close contest with an offensive barrage in the final quarter, out scoring Caravel 30-13. Jayden Rogers …

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Strong 3rd quarter shoots No. 6 Sallies over No. 4 Howard

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

  It was a sold-out crowd Friday evening in Wilmington at Howard School of Technology where the fourth-ranked Wildcats welcomed sixth-ranked Salesianum. Sallies came into the contest winning 7 of 8, with their only loss coming to #5 Sanford. The Wildcats were winners of 5 of their last 6 games, with their only loss coming to #1 Middletown. It was …

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No. 9 Caravel extends hot week with win over No. 5 Sanford

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

Two red-hot top 10 teams went at it Thursday night in Bear, as the No. 9 Caravel Bucs played host to the No. 5 Sanford Warriors. Sanford had come into the contest winning their last 8 and Caravel winning 6 of their last 7, including a win over No. 3 Polytech earlier in the week.   Things were tight early …

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Middletown defends home court in dominating effort

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The top ranked Middletown Cavaliers and the #4 St George’s Seahawks struggled to score points in the first half of their boys basketball game Monday night. At the end of the first quarter the Cavaliers held an 8-2 lead and were up just 17-8 after the opening 16:00 minutes of play. In the locker room, Head coach Azeez Ali told …

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Strong fourth quarter lifts Caravel

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Laurel made the long trip north to face Caravel for a Thursday night matchup boys basketball matchup. Laurel was not slowed down by the long bus ride coming out hot, outscoring Caravel 18-8 in the first quarter while taking a 35-34 lead into halftime. Laurel was able to get to the basket with ease scoring all their first half points …

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High school basketball, wrestling rankings: Week 8

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Boys Basketball Week 6 Rankings as of 1/31/23 by Jason Winchell Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Middletown 12-2 1 Lost to Sallies, Win over Penn 2 Seaford 12-2 3 Win over Lake 3 Tower Hill 9-2 5 Plays Sallies 4 St Georges┬á 12-2 NR Win over Howard 5 Howard 8-2 2 Lost to St Georges, Plays Penn …

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Cape, Appo doubleheaders produce two quality games

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown)┬á The Cape Henlopen Vikings and Appoquinimink Jaguars scheduled a “rare” boys and girls varsity basketball double header Thursday. The two teams provided those in attendance with close and dramatic games.┬á The boys game featured No. 7 Appo with a record of 9-3 versus unranked Cape with a 9-4 mark. Appo jumped out to an early 8-0 lead thanks to …

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

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown, DE)┬á 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 …