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Tower Hill holds Sussex Tech scoreless

Benny Mitchell Sports

Wilmington – Saturday night was game where the two teams were so even the game could turn on a single miscue. Tower Hill put up a first quarter touchdown that held the entire game as the Hillers defeated Sussex Tech 14-0 in a D.I.A.A. Class AA state tournament game. After Sussex Tech was forced to punt on the opening possession …

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Salesianum blanks Caesar Rodney in Division I Boys Soccer State Championship

Nick Halliday Sports

Photo courtesy of the DIAA Salesianum held the #1 seed Caesar Rodney Riders scoreless securing the Division I Boys Soccer State Championship.  The Riders were the number 1 seed in this year’s Division I Boys Soccer State Championship as they went undefeated in the regular season with a record of 14-0-1. The tie came in their season opener against the …

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Caravel crowned Division II Boys Soccer State champs

Nick Halliday Sports

Photo courtesy of the DIAA Caravel Academy scored 4 goals in the second half to defeat St Andrew’s 4-0 in the Division II boys soccer state championship.  Caravel came into the tournament as the #2 seed defeating #7 Archmere, #11 Delmar en route to the championship against the lowest seeded team the #12 seed St. Andrews. St. Andrews was the …

Ursuline’s Sue Heiss announces retirement after 40-year career

GlennFrazer Sports

The 2021 Delaware High School Volleyball season came to a close last week with St Marks crowned for the second consecutive year. The tournament also closed the chapter on the coaching career of Susan Heiss at Ursuline Academy in Wilmington. Heiss guided Ursuline to 11 championships and 23 semi final appearances, both state records. She announced her retirement from her …

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Long time volleyball coach retiring after 37 years

Jason Winchell Sports

Dave Stover Wilmington Charter Volleyball When the 2022 Delaware high school volleyball season rolls around next summer, one familiar face isn’t sure how he’s going to feel. “I’m happy watching the Big 10 on TV. I’ll know how bad next August is, how bad I miss it, though,” said Dave Stover, who just wrapped up a 37-year career as one …

Caravel boys’ advance in Division 2 soccer tournament

Joe Singles Sports

Archmere visited Caravel Saturday evening in the second round of the boys’ Division 2 soccer state tournament. After a cold first 10 min of the game being played in Archmere’s defensive third, the Buccaneers would eventually capitalize on their possession, scoring the first of two goals within 5 minutes of each other. Zayd Aktar would score the first goal off …

Newark Charter boys upset Saint Mark’s on penalty kicks 

Joe Singles Sports

The one seed, St. Mark’s went into Saturday’s matchup with #9 seed Newark Charter hoping the cold and rainy conditions would favor their methodical approach to the game. However, the Spartans fell behind quickly as Newark Charter scored the first goal of the contest early in the first half, not only giving them the lead but forcing the Spartans to …

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Padua wins 9th straight cross country title

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Padua DIAA State Cross Country Champions for 9th straight D1 girls team title, photo courtesy of Padua Padua continued its dominance at the DIAA State Cross Country Championships Saturday at wind-swept Brandywine Creek State Park. The Pandas placed five runners in the top ten to win their 9th straight D1 girls team title with a score of 27, forty nine …

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St. Marks wins 1st D2 cross country title

GlennFrazer Sports

Brynn Crandell of Indian River won individual honors.     After finishing second the previous two years to Ursuline, the St. Mark’s girls cross country team won their first championship since 2006 when they competed in Division One. The conditions Saturday at Brandywine Creek State Park for the Division 2 girls race were the worst of the day as wind-swept …