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Salesianum’s Abessinio Stadium quickly earned stellar rep

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

The Delaware Live stadium tour continues to Wilmington and Abessinio Stadium, home of Salesianum School (and a few others). Abessinio is the newest venue on the list, but it has quickly earned a stellar reputation as a fun place to watch a game. Abessinio opened to great fanfare in 2020 on the site of the former Baynard Stadium. Salesianum lost …

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Delaware Live’s top football games this fall

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

With the fall high school sports season around the corner we wanted to give you an early list of our top games. Below are my 15 football games that are a must watch this upcoming fall season.  Football 3A Games to Watch:   Smyrna @ Sallies on September 22nd:  Sallies has a new coach that will lead to a more …

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Delaware Live’s surprise teams from 2022-23 season

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Wilmington Friends Girls Soccer:  The Quakers girls soccer team was a very young team this season and they showed that the future would be bright in Division 2 girls soccer.  They started the season with a 9-0-1 record with a tie against a good DMA team.  They suffered their first loss against Archmere only to beat Saint Mark’s in their …

Donte DiVincenzo from Salesianum now a player for the Golden State Warriors photo courtesy of the Golden State Warriors

DiVincenzo turns down player option

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Former Salesianum standout, Donte Divincenzo turned down his $4.7M player option with the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, which officially enters him into unrestricted Free Agency when it begins this Friday at 6pm.     The “prove it” season with the Warriors should work out for Divincenzo.  After an injury riddled 2021-2022 campaign, Donte played in 72 games last season for …

Tommy Janton formely of Salesianum now at Notre Dame was named ACC freshman swimmer of the year photo courtesy of Notre Dame Athletics

Former Salesianum athlete named top ACC freshman swimmer

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Tommy Janton’s freshman season at the University of Notre Dame ended with a bang. The Salesianum School alum was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the Year. Janton, who graduated from Sallies in 2022, set program records for the Fighting Irish in both the 100- and 200-yard backstroke. He also was part of Notre Dame’s 200-yard medley relay team …

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DelDOT rethinking area around Augustine Cut-Off bridge

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

Plans are under way to make roadways around the Augustine Cut-Off bridge over the Brandywine safer and better for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. And slower for drivers. The Delaware Department of Transportation project  extends from Brandywine Hundred down to Lovering Avenue in the northern edge of Wilmington. The most prominent change involves reconfiguring the triangular intersection of Lovering Avenue and N. …

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William Penn, Salesianum advance to boys championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

William Penn and Salesianum both won their semi final games to advance to the DIAA Boys Basketball championship this Saturday night at the Bob Carpenter center.     William Penn entered the night as the lowest seed at No. 7, but they knew they belonged. They reached the semis by knocking off the No.2 seed Seaford Blue Jays on their home …

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Top seeds advance in first round of wrestling state duals

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

All the top seeded teams in the DIAA Wrestling Dual Meet State Championships advanced to the semifinal round next Saturday at Smyrna High School.   Three Henlopen Conference teams advanced to the semifinals on Saturday. Sussex Central, Cape Henlopen and Caesar Rodney will represent the conference while Salesianum secured the fourth spot in the state’s final four.   Sussex Central …