Salesianum boys basketball Justin Hinds attempts a three pointer against Sanford photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Salesianum survives late push by Sanford to advance

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

The 3rd game of the DIAA boys’ basketball quarter finals round kicked off to a fast start Saturday afternoon as both teams seemed unfazed by the capacity crowd. The home team, Salesianum, turned tough half court defense into easy baskets at the offensive end as Sanford struggled to stop the ball in transition. Despite the strong effort by the Warrior …

St Elizabeths Aidan Tobiason goes up for a dunk against Howard photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Courtside View – Week 7 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The Boys basketball season ends on February 21st so there are 15 days left in the regular season.  The teams will make their final push to see if they can qualify for the state tournament at the end of the month.   The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament  saw 6 boys games over the weekend including a big Blue …

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Courtside View – Week 6 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Last week saw a bunch of close games that have affected the Delaware Live Rankings for this week,   The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament  starts on Friday night and Saturday and will feature 5 boys games over the 2 days at the Chase Fieldhouse,  The boys games will feature two top 10 match ups on Saturday night Howard …

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Courtside View – Week 5 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHigh Schools, Sports

Last week saw a couple days of games canceled due to heavy winds and rain.  This week has potential for some snow  so make sure to check the schedule before you head to the gym.   The Smyrna Eagles defeated Caesar Rodney last week in a matchup of much improved Henlopen North teams.  The Eagles improved to 4-0 at home …

St Elizabeth Julius Wright attempts a shot against Salesianum photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Courtside View – Week 4 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

It was a great week of basketball on the boys side last week filled with a pair of top 5 games plus a lot of upsets/     The Smyrna Eagles are off to a great start this year including a pair of Henlopen North wins.  They are 5-2 overall after having a 3-17 record last year.  They have three straight …

St Elizabeths Aidan Tobiason attempts a three pointer in their win over William Penn photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Courtside View – Week 2 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The Boy’s  basketball season enters the final week before the Chrotmas holiday and the holiday tournaments start next week. I am looking forward to seeing how these teams fare before they get into their conference schedule in January.   The Henlopen North and South both kicked off their conference schedule last week as they play each team in the conference …

Salesianum verse William Penn last years state championship basketball game photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Courtside View – Week 1 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The Fall sports season ended on December 2nd and now is the time to focus on the winter sports that kicked off their season.  Here are my boys high school basketball courtside notes for this week and the first rankings for Delaware LIve.   I have enjoyed the fact that these schools are playing some great out of state competition …

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Alleyne, Miller and LaMons named players of the year 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  Brian (BJ) Alleyne, Jordan Miller, and RahShad LaMons are named players for the year in their respective divisions. They all have a couple things in common as they are all running backs and they all led their teams to a state championship.  Alleyne from Salesianum was named 3A player of the year while Miller from Caravel was named 2A, …

Dover football quarterback Nahseem Cosme runs the ball against Salesianum photo courtesy of Mike Lang

Dover celebrates first win over Salesianum in 35 years

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

During the year 1988, MLB legend Cal Ripken Jr. played in his 1000th consecutive game, Microsoft sold its one-millionth mouse, and McDonald’s opened its ten-thousandth restaurant. That year the Dover Senators won the Division-1 state championship in overtime, 20-13 against Salesianum. Last night a large homecoming crowd celebrated Dover’s first win over the Sals since that title game thirty five …