Saint Marks quarterback James Campbell warms up before a game photo by Nick Halliday

St. Mark’s Spartans hold Red Lions scoreless

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Spartans defense rebounded in a big win over Red Lion after giving up 30 points to Archmere last week. Each time the Lions threatened, the Spartans stood their ground. They clogged up holes, forced a fumble, sacked the quarterback and prevented the Lions from picking up any big plays during the game. The Spartans were able to keep the …

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Sallies escapes with win in overtime at St. Mark’s

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

  The St. Mark’s Spartans hosted Salesianum Friday night in a late regular season match-up between two teams looking to improve on their 8-7 records as the post-season approaches. With 6-foot-6 senior swingman Justin Molen out, Salesianum looked out of sorts offensively on the majority of their first quarter possessions, missing free throws and open shots that they typically make. …

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St. Marks wins 1st D2 cross country title

Glenn FrazerSports

Brynn Crandell of Indian River won individual honors.     After finishing second the previous two years to Ursuline, the St. Mark’s girls cross country team won their first championship since 2006 when they competed in Division One. The conditions Saturday at Brandywine Creek State Park for the Division 2 girls race were the worst of the day as wind-swept …

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St. Mark’s uses powerful ground game to escape Red Lion Christian Academy with a 21-20

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

St Marks celebrating after a 21-20 win over Red Lion RED LION – St. Mark’s used a powerful ground game and some timely defense to escape Red Lion Christian Academy with a 21-20 victory in a Class 2 intradivisional game on Saturday night. The Spartans threw the ball three times unsuccessfully on their first drive, but after Red Lion lost …

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Pitching duel with St. Mark’s ends with Appo defending baseball title

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Sports

  While the weather may not look promising for Memorial Day Weekend, it was a beautiful at Frawley Stadium for the Thursday semi-final of the 2021 DIAA Baseball State Tournament. The 4 p.m. game saw 10th seeded Appoquinimink Jaguars — the 2019 champion — take on 3rd seeded and traditional powerhouse St. Mark’s Spartans. This one was hyped up to …