Sanford boys basketball Jayden Taylor attempts a shot against Howard photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Sanford defeats Howard behind big third quarter

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

¬†The No. 6 Sanford boys basketball team hosted unranked Howard Wildcats in front of a sold out crowd Thursday night. Sanford was riding a six game winning streak while Howard came in riding a 4 game winning streak.¬†   From the opening tip Howard set the pace of the game both offensively and defensively. Their tenacious defense and attacking offense …

Caravel football Ira Yates and Brock Rhoades celebrate after a touchdown photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel remains unbeaten with DIAA semifinal win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Bear, DE) ¬† The “ball-control” offense of Caravel Academy was on full display Friday night as the Buccaneers gained over 220 yards rushing in a dominant win. Caravel returns to Delaware Stadium next week to play for a state championship against the winner of Saturday’s other semifinal between Woodbridge and Archmere. The Bucs scored on their first possession as …

Rashaan RJ Matthews attempts a pass against Newark photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Howard’s late touchdown beats intense Newark 8-3

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  Howard came into this game riding a three game winning streak in which they were averaging 49 points per game. However the Newark Yellow Jackets defense was able to keep a potent Howard Wildcats offense scoreless for forty five minutes of the possible forty eight minutes before allowing the game winning touchdown. After a scoreless first quarter, Newark was …

Salesianum basketball Kareem Thomas looking to set up a play against Howard photo by Nick Halliday 2

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

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, 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 …

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 AlessandriniHeadlines, 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 …

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 FrazerHeadlines, 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 …

Wilmington Friends quarterback Rob Tattersall throws a pass photo courtesy of Wilmington Friends

No.1 Quakers send message in Battle of the Undefeated 

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Sports

It was an early kickoff on friday when the No.1 Wilmington Friends Quakers traveled down the road to Abessinio Stadium to take on fellow undefeated No.2 Howard with a 5:00 kickoff. A matchup that would determine who would be the #1 team heading into Week 7. Senior Quuarterback Robby Tattersall and the Quakers lived up to the #1 ranking they …