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Senate committee hears Fairness in Women’s Sports Act

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines, Sports

  A bill to require Delaware student-athletes to compete on athletic teams or in sports associated with their biological sex was the subject of a raucous Senate committee hearing Wednesday.  Senate Bill 227 specifically aims to prohibit transgender girls — or girls who were born as boys — from playing on girls’ sports teams.  Under the bill, cisgender female athletes, …

Josh Freeman et al. standing in front of a crowd

Tower Hill wins first basketball State Championship with performance for the ages

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Tower Hill boys basketball posing with the state championship trophy The #3 seed Tower Hill took on the #1 seed Salesianum in the DIAA boys’ basketball state championship game at University of Delaware Saturday night in a match up of first time finals participant the Hillers and multiple championship winner Salesianum High School. Tower Hill earned their way here Thursday …

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Sallies Advances to State Final with Win over Howard

Joe Singles High Schools, Sports

Salesianum celebrates as they advance to the state championship photo by Nick Halliday Sallies and Howard, two schools that are familiar with post season basketball, matched up in the second semi-final of the evening at University of Delaware Thursday for the right to play Tower Hill for the state championship Saturday. Howard looked to speed up the game earlier, full …

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Tower Hill earns first ever state final appearance

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Tower Hill celebrating after earnng their first ever state championship final in school history photo by Nick Halliday The No. 3 seed Tower Hill Hillers took on the No. 10 seed Seaford Blue Jays Thursday evening at University of Delaware in the semi-finals of the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament. This was Tower Hill’s second trip to the semis in …

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No. 2 Sanford girls heading back to title game

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Sanford Girls Basketball teams in semi final game versus Ursuline photo by Nick Halliday   The No. 2 Sanford Warriors find themselves heading back to the DIAA Girls Basketball State Championship for the second year in a row with a big win over #6 Ursuline 43-26 .  In the first quarter neither team was able to get it going, combining …

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No. 1 Buccaneers girls advance to championship game

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Caravel Buccaneers girls basketball celebrates celebrate advancing to the state championship photo by Nick Halliday Caravel came out and showed why they were the No. 1 seed in the early game of the Girls Basketball State Championship semi-finals with a convincing 54-36 win over No. 5 Tatnall.  After a pretty even first quarter Caravel was able to pull away behind …

a group of people standing on a basketball court

Caravel Survives valiant effort from Woodbridge in Girl’s Quarterfinal

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Caravel girls basketball team coming out of a huddle photo by Nick Halliday The Caravel Buccaneers girls’ basketball team came into Monday night’s quarterfinals as the #1 seed in the DIAA Girls’ Basketball Tournament.  Led by reigning Delaware Player of the Year, India Johnston, the Buccaneers were heavily favored heading into their matchup with the ninth-seeded Woodbridge.   They had …

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Tower Hill survives late run by Delmar to advance to quarterfinals

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Delmar guard Takai Hugee rises up for a shot against Tower Hill photo by Joe Singles   #3 Seed Tower Hill hosted the #19 seed Delmar Wildcats in the 2nd round of the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament Tuesday evening. Delmar comes into the game coming off of a 59 -54 upset win over Woodbridge High School. The first quarter …

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Spartans execute game plan to perfection for first round win

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Saint Mark’s vs St Elizabeth’s boys basketball photo by Nick Halliday St. Mark’s seemed to have a clear game plan heading into their matchup against St. Elizabeth in the first round of the DIAA Boys Basketball Tournament.  It was to slow the game down, take care of the basketball & keep the score low.  Reminiscent to the Spartan style that …

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No. 21 seed Caesar Rodney knocks off Archmere in first round

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Photo by Joe Singles The first round of the boys’ basketball state tournament tipped off Tuesday evening at a number of locations throughout the state. One of the many first round games featured the #12 seed Archmere Auks hosting the #21 seed Caesar Rodney Riders. The Auks came out early with their usual brand of half- court basketball, making the …