St Elizabeths alumni football camp coaches for the annual football clinic at St Elizabeths. Photo by Pat Garyantes

State Champion alumni return for 3rd youth football clinic

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

  WILMINGTON- It was a star-studded afternoon at the St. E Center for St. Elizabeth High School’s 3rd annual youth football clinic.  Over 40 campers, current members of the high school coaching staff and players, and an impressive list of alumni players from three generations of Viking football as special coaches were in attendance for the event.     Campers were …

Saint Elizabeth basketball Aiden Tobiason has been selected as the 2023 24 Delaware High School Basketball Players of the Year by the DSBA photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Tobiason and Banks are named DSBA players of the year

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Saint Elizabeth senior Aiden Tobiason and Ursuline freshman Jezelle “GG” Banks have been selected as the 2023-24 Delaware High School Basketball Players of the Year by the Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association (DSBA). Tobiason led the Vikings in scoring with 432 points on the season in which he averaged 18 points a game. The Vikings went 19-1 in the regular …

St Elizabeths basketball Julius Wright 23 backs down a Howard defender photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Top seed St. Elizabeth knocks off Howard in quarter finals

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

With the top seed in the 2024 boys’ basketball state tournament, the St. Elizabeth’s Vikings knew they would get Howard High School’s best effort Saturday night. Despite a rough start shooting, the Vikings withstood the early defensive intensity from the Wildcats and used their athleticism to take a 13-12 lead on the last possession of the quarter on a 25 …

St Elizabeths Aiden Tobiason holds the ball against Sanford photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Courtside View – Boys basketball second round playoff preview

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The second round of the boys state basketball tournament kicks off tonight.  The eight second round games all tip off at 7 pm as the 2024 State tournament continues.  Here is a look of the eight games,   No. 9 Howard (14-7). at No. 8 William Penn (16-4)   The Wildcats advanced with a 61-46 win over McKean on Tuesday night.  …

St Elizabeths Julius Wright attempts a shot in their game against Dover photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Vikings are top seed in DIAA Boys Basketball Championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The No. 1 ranked St Elizabeth’s Vikings are the number one seed in this year’s Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Associations (DIAA) boys basketball state championship. The brackets were revealed today as the committee met at the DIAA headquarters in Dover.    St Elizabeths suffered just one loss this season when the No. 5 so have a chance to meet again …

Sanford boys basketball Jayden Taylor take a shot against St Elizabeths photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 2

Courtside View – Final boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

    The Boys basketball season ends  on Wednesday and the brackets for the state tournament will come out on Friday morning.   The seedings come out Friday and their is a lot of intrigue this year as there are many teams on the bubble.  I’m looking forward to see where teams will be when they come out on Friday …

St Elizabeth basketball Aiden Tobiason dribbles against Avion Matthews from Middletown photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Top ranked St. Elizabeth holds off late Middletown run

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Middletown)  There is a saying when a team starts out a game and can’t miss a shot, “they were in range when they stepped off the bus!” That’s how locked in the St. Elizabeth Vikings basketball team was when they raced out to a 22-12 first quarter lead, and extended the advantage to 45-22 at halftime. The Vikings connected on …

Sanford boys basketball Jayden Taylor take a shot against St Elizabeths photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Sanford hands St. Elizabeth its first loss of the season

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

No. 6 Sanford ‘s boys basketball team handed No. 1 St. Elizabeth their first loss of the season at a sold-out St. E Center Friday night. The Vikings were on an 18 game winning streak and were the last remaining undefeated team in both boys and girls basketball in the state.  Sanford brought the intensity right from the beginning of …

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 …

Archmere girls basketball Bridget Mallot attempts a shot during a game photo courtesy of Mike Lang of the Dialog

Courtside View – Week 6 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The girls basketball season will heat up this week as there is a lot of big conference games coming up this week,   The Diamond State conference could be decided on Thursday night as the two undefeated teams in conference play meet as Atchmere travels to St Elizabeth’s.     The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament starts this Friday and …