Salesianum Boys Soccer team posing with the state championship trophy photo courtesy of Salesianum twitter page 1

Soccer champs: Sallies over Charter, Caravel blanks St. Marks

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Salesianum Sals went on to win their second straight DIAA Division I Boys Soccer state championship and twenty first overall. Sallies defeated Wilmington Charter by a score of 4-1 at Dover high school.  The Sals scored two goals in each half of the game. In the first half Jake Ross scored the first goal then assisted Gianluca Marroni for …

Salesianum Cross Country team is the 2022 Division 1 state championship photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 3

Salesianum, Tatnall boys repeat champs in DIAA cross country

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

On an unseasonably warm day at KIllens Pond State Park, Tatnall and Salesianum defended their team championships but the Sals had a much closer race then the Hornets. Cape Henlopen’s Ryan Baker led the boys division one race until the final quarter mile when he was passed by both Jonathan Drew (Middletown) and Matt Miller (Sallies). Drew won the race …

Smyrna Football running back Markell Hohlman rushes during the win over Salesianum photo by Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna dominates second half in a Homecoming to Remember

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The highly anticipated showdown between No. 1 Smyrna and No. 3 Salesianum did not disappoint. The opening half alone featured several “highlight” plays, keeping the large homecoming crowd on the edge of their seats. The home team Eagles’ defense provided the first highlight when senior linebacker Nasir Jenkins gathered a “tipped” pass in stride for a 30-yard “pick six”, barely …

Middletowns Jonathan Drew won the boys race Tatnall Carlita Kaliher won the girls race photos courtesy of Glenn Frazer

Salesianum, Padua runners win Joe O’Neill Invitational titles

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Bellevue State Park was the setting for a “picture-perfect” Autumn day as 416 varsity runners competed in the Joe O’Neill Cross Country Invitational. Salesianum and Padua took the team titles. The Sals (66) finished just 6 points ahead of 2nd place Middletown. Cape Henlopen took 3rd with 90 points. The Cavaliers’ Jonathan Drew won the boys race with a time …

Salesianum Football players RJ Johnson 90 and Trevor Way 42 celebrate photo by Nick Halliday

Salesianum defeats No. 1 Middletown

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Middletown showed their appreciation of their former Coach and now Salesianum head Coach Bill DiNardo as he reached the 300th win milestone. DiNardo coached at Middletown for 17 years and led them to 3 state championships. However he would lead his Sals to a big win upsetting his former team. Middletown came into this game ranked No.1 in the state …

Coach Bill DiNardo receives a plaque after winning his 300th career game photo courtesy of Mike Lang of the Dialogue

Sallies’ DiNardo reaches 300-win milestone

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  Salesianum School Football Coach Bill DiNardo reached the 300-win milestone when his team defeated St. Georges 16-14 in a Sept. 25 thriller that came down to a last minute field goal. He became the second coach in Delaware High School football history to do that, joining Coach Bob Tattersall Sr. from Wilmington Friends with 300 career wins. DiNardo has …

Sussex Central quarterback Troy Morris rolls out of the pocket Photo by Ben Fulton

Golden Knights grind out a win in home opener

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – The Sussex Central Golden Knights locked into a defensive battle with Salesianum in their home opener on a night where they paid tribute to the Armed Forces. Andrew Long went around the left end for a 45 yard touchdown with six minutes to go in the first half. The score would stand for the next 30 minutes as …

a group of baseball players standing on top of a grass covered field

Saint Mark’s edges Salesianum

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Saint Marks baseball celebrates after scoring a couple runs agaisnt Salesianum, photo by Nick Halliday Saint Mark’s baseball was able to edge Salesianum in a high scoring affair. The game was originally scheduled on May 4th, but had been postponed twice. Salesianum won the game they faced each other earlier in the season at Salesianum 7-4 which had Spartans looking …

a baseball player pitching a ball on a field

Czarnecki leads Sallies in victory over Conrad

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Zach Czarnecki of Salesianum winding up to throw a pitch in the win over Conrad, photo by Nick Halliday Zach Czarnecki of Salesianum baseball team led the Sals at the plate and on the mound. Czarnecki went all seven innings for Salesianum as he allowed five hits, one run, one walk, while striking out seven Red Wolves batters earning the …

Aidan Deakins picthed 5 storng innings in the win over Salesianum photo by Nick Halliday scaled 3

Appoquinimink beats Sallies 6-4, remains undefeated

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Aidan Deakins picthed 5 storng innings in the win over Salesianum, photo by Nick Halliday The No. 1 Appoquinimink Jaguars remain undefeated with a 6-4 win over No. 4 Salesianum Sals Thursday afternoon. Strong pitching and timely hitting help propel the win for the Jaguars.  In the second inning Aiden Deakins singled and scored Chase Fleming to start the scoring …