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William Penn’s big fourth quarter lifts them over Caravel

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The Caravel Buccaneers came into the hostile William Penn Colonials gym Wednesday night, but they were not intimidated. The Buccaneers were able to keep pace with the No. 5 Colonials leading them at halftime 27-23, and after three quarters they found themselves only down by two with a 43-41 lead by the colonials.    However the fourth quarter was …

William Penn basketball celebrates after a timeout in their win over Appo photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

William Penn wins Flight-A opener over Appo High

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Middletown, DE)  William Penn fell behind early, but closed the first quarter on a 16-5 run to lead Appoquinimink 21-10 Thursday night in boys basketball action. The Colonials actually found themselves down 1-0 before the game clock started. A William Penn player dunked the ball during pregame warmups, resulting in a technical foul. Jaguar junior guard Riley Busby converted …

Sussex Central running warmup plays before their game against William Penn photo by Nick Halliday

Sussex Central impresses in win at William Penn

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

It was a packed weekend for the Delaware Live Sports team as we had 5 games on the schedule for week 0!  The final game of the schedule came on Saturday afternoon in New Castle as John Wells led his Sussex Central Golden Knights up to William Penn to take on the Colonials. The fireworks came early in this one, …

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Spartans big first inning too much for the Colonials

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Kyle Reader Saint Mark’s being held on by John Grybowksi from Willam Penn photo courtesy of Nick Halliday Saint Mark’s victory over William Pen was keyed by a big first inning. The Spartans were able to send five runners across the plate in the bottom of the first inning Friday night.    Garrett Quinn and Kyle Reader both knocked in …

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Sallies holds off William Penn for third win of the season

Joe SinglesHigh Schools, Sports

Salesianum Boys Basketball team photo by Nick Halliday The William Penn Colonials visited Sallies Saturday night in what was one of the most highly anticipated match-ups of the 2021-2022 boys’ basketball season thus far. The Colonials came in with a 9-1 record with their only loss coming to Middletown. Sallies on the other hand started the game with a 2-6 …

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Sallies holds off William Penn for third win of the season

Joe SinglesHeadlines

Salesianum Boys Basketball team photo by Nick Halliday The William Penn Colonials visited Sallies Saturday night in what was one of the most highly anticipated match-ups of the 2021-2022 boys’ basketball season thus far. The Colonials came in with a 9-1 record with their only loss coming to Middletown. Sallies on the other hand started the game with a 2-6 …

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Late game heroics by Penn’s Valmond sink Appo

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

William Penn point guard Gabe Valmond hi the game winning shot against Appoquinimink #6 William Penn Colonials boys basketball team travelled to Middletown to face off with the #8 Appoquinimink Jaguars in a Blue Hen Conference matchup of two top ranked teams Tuesday night. Both teams came into the competition sporting 1-0 records after their first games.   William Penn …

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Wayne Knight “keys” Smyrna playoff win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez (Smyrna)  Smyrna senior running back, Wayne Knight ran for 4 touchdowns and 3 two-point conversions to lead the Eagles past William Penn 46-6 in a DIAA quarterfinal game Friday night. A blustery wind sent the temperatures into the low 20’s at Charles V. Williams Stadium, but it never “cooled off” the red-hot Smyrna offense. Knight …

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William Penn forces late turnovers to defeat Cape Henlopen

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

William Penn vs Cape Henlopen Football The fireworks began on the opening kickoff and the Colonials and Vikings kept that pace throughout the game totaling 90 points between them and the teams combined for 761 yards in total offense. In the end two Cape Henlopen turnovers led to scores for Wm Penn and the Colonials left Legends Stadium with a …