The Salesianum Sals pose after winning the DIAA baseball state championship. Photo by Nick Halliday

Salesianum wins state baseball championship over Caesar Rodney

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The No. 13 seeded Salesianum Sals continued their run all the way through the championship. The Sals came into the championship the underdog just like they were as they faced the No. 6 seed in Caesar Rodney Riders.¬†   The Sals beat No. 20 Brandywine, No. 4 DMA, No. 5 Sanford, and No. 2 Sussex Tech to reach the state …

Cape Henlopen baseball Brad Marks throw a pitch in the win over Salesianum. Photo by Nick Halliday

Marks, Joseph pace Vikings in victory over Sallies

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen traveled north Saturday afternoon to take on Salesianum on a busy day of Delaware high school baseball. Cape came into the contest touting a 13-2 record, having only lost to Sussex Central and Sussex Tech. while Sallies carried a 7-4 record into the 12 noon start. Right out of the gate the Vikings came out hot putting together …

Salesianum Sals versus Lawrenceville Big Red lacrosse. Photo by Nick Halliday

Quick Stick: Week 6 boys lacrosse top 10

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The boys’ lacrosse season is winding down as we have 3 full weeks left in the season and a loy more showdowns involving the top 5 teams in the ranking.   Last Friday all eyes were on the showdown at Abinsseno Stadium as No. 1 in Delaware and No. 10 (Inside Lax) Sallies and¬† No. 2 (Inside Lax) Lawrenceville (NJ) …

Caravel Buccaneers baseball Timothy Tyler throws a pitch in their win over Salesianum photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Tyler shutdowns Salesianum in Caravel win

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  No. 3 Caravel handed No. 8 Salesianum their first loss of the season Saturday afternoon behind the arm of ace pitcher Timothy Tyler. Tyler got his second win of the season in the victory over the Sals.   Caravel got the scoring started in the bottom of the first inning. Lead off batter Zane Bohn drew a lead off …

Salesianum vs Cape Henlopen boys lacrosse photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Quick Stick: Preseason boys lacrosse rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The best part about the warm weather is the fact that the boys lacrosse season is about to kick off.¬† Will this be the year that we don’t have a Cape Henliopen vs Sallies championship game to end the season.¬† Those two are the early favorites but with both playing some national powers could the tournament see them on the …

St Elizabeths Aiden Tobiason attempts a pass during their win over Salesianum Photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

St. Elizabeth holds off Sallies in sold-out showdown

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

The sell out crowd and the big game atmosphere had little effect on both teams as St. Elizabeth settled in to their 2-2-1 full court press defensively and received some hot three point shooting get them on the score board early and often scoring 20 points in the first 6 minutes of the contest. Sallies clawed their way to within …

Salesianum football running back BJ Alleyne runs for a touchdown n the football state championship photo couretsy of Dennell Henriquez

Third quarter surge propels Salesianum to 3A state title

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Newark¬†– Cape Henlopen and Salesianum came into the DIAA Class AAA championship game statistically even. After the first half the two were tied 10-10. Then Salesianum erupted for 21 unanswered points in the third quarter on their way to a 45-17 victory winning their first Class AAA state championship and their eighth overall title. It was also the first title …

Salesianun Sals quarterback Brady McBride runs with the ball photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Salesianum earns trip to state championship

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

WILMINGTON ‚ÄĒ Salesianum, the top seed in the DIAA Class 3A football tournament, overcame a stiff challenge from No. 5 Middletown, earning a 24-14 win on Nov. 24 at Abessinio Stadium. It will be the Sals‚Äô first trip to a state championship game since 2018. The Sals (11-1) advanced to the Class 3A championship game against No. 6 Cape Henlopen, …

Salesianum soccer Gianluca Maronni celebrates with is teammates after scoring a goal in the state championship photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Salesianum soccer wins third consecutive state championship 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The Salesianum boys soccer team won the state championship for the third consecutive year with a win over Cape Henlopen. The Sals were led by Senior Gianluca Maronni who had a hat trick in the 4-2 victory over the vikings.   Marroni scored the first goal of the game on a centering pass from Chase Esser in front of …

Salesianum football BJ Alleyne runs the ball against Smyrna photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Salesianum advances to DIAA football semifinal

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

WILMINGTON ‚Äď B.J. Alleyne was not going to let something like the Smyrna defense stop him. The Salesianum senior running back, who had already scored four times against the Eagles in their DIAA Class 3A football quarterfinal, lined up in the shotgun on fourth and goal from the 2 with seven seconds showing on the clock. Alleyne took the snap …