Dover football coach Chip Knapp L being awarded 3A Coach of the Year by Sussex Central football coach John Wells R photo by Glenn Frazer 2

Awards highlight Monday’s 19th state football banquet

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The 19th annual DOS All State Football Banquet was held Monday night in Dover hosted by the Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association (DIFCA). Players were recognized in the three classifications (1A – 2A – 3A) for All State, Sportsmanship, and those student athletes that achieved a minimum GPA of 3.75 for academic honors. The coach of the year in …

NahShon Bones Hyland giving his speech during his jersey retirement at St Geogres photo by Nick Halliday

Wilmington’s own Bones Hyland returns home for jersey retirement ceremony

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Nah’Shon “Bones” Hyland returned back to his old stomping grounds of St. Georges High School in Middletown, DE on Friday evening for a special honoring & jersey retirement.  Hyland, a budding young contributor on the Denver Nuggets who happen to have the top record in the league, was back home for the weekend ahead of the Nugget’s Saturday matchup with …

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Cape, Appo doubleheaders produce two quality games

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown)  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.  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 …

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 Caravel 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown, DE)  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 hadn’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 …