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William Penn grapplers upset fifth-ranked Smyrna

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

New Castle – The Wm. Penn wrestlers knew the history heading into their Monday night showdown with number five ranked Smyrna. The Colonials last win over the Eagles was 17 years ago in 2006. Monday night’s win was the biggest win for the program over the last 20 years as Wm. Penn defeated Smyrna 39-32 in front of a loud …

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High school basketball, wrestling rankings: Week 6

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  Boys Basketball Week 6 Rankings by Jason Winchell Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Tower Hill 5-1 1 Plays Sanford & Caravel 2 Middletown 8-1 2 Big Win over Seaford 3 Howard 4-1 4 Faces Appo 4 Seaford 6-1 5 Lost to Middletown 5 Caravel 5-2 6 Host Tower Hill 6 Appoquinimink 7-1 7 Away at Howard …

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High school basketball, wrestling rankings: Week 3

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Boys Basketball  Jason Winchell Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Tower Hill 4-0 1 Nice comeback win vs Penn 2 Middletown 3-0 2 Faces Malvern Prep (PA) on Wednesday 3 Sallies 4-2 3 Faces Roman Catholic on Wednesday 4 Howard 2-0 4 2 wins last week to open season 5 Seaford 1-0 5 Travels to Slam Dunk to …

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Mahan, Radecki win inaugural girls’ wrestling competition

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Newark – The weekend of the 30th Annual Beast of the East Wrestling Tournament added a new wrinkle. Fifty-three girls spread across nine weight classes with schools in the surrounding states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia plus two teams from Tennessee, West Virginia, Rhode Island, Utah and Florida. Delaware Military’s senior Alyssa Mahan etched her name in history …

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High school basketball, wrestling rankings: Week 2

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Boys Basketball top 10 Week 2  By Jason Winchell Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Tower Hill 2-0 1 The defending champs host Penn this week 2 Middletown 2-0 2 2 wins over top 10 teams 3 Sallies 2-1 3 Tough out of state schedule this month 4 Howard 0-0 4 Opens season on December 14th 5 Seaford …

Caesar Rodney wrestler Trevor Copes pins his opponent during the win over Saint Marks photo by Nick Halliday

Caesar Rodney rides seven pins to defeat St. Mark’s

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Pike Creek – The formula to winning a wrestling dual meet is simple. Find seven pinners on your team and then at least one that can stay off their back. The Caesar Rodney Riders used that formula to win their season opening non-conference match over St. Mark’s 46-30. The Riders won seven matches by pin and picked up a major …

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Caravel dominates individual wrestling state championships

Benny Mitchell High Schools, Sports

Alex Poore holds up four fingers as he celebrates his fourth state championship. Photo by Kenny Correll LEWES — For only the second time since 1992, a tournament champion was recognized at the DIAA Individual Wrestling State Championships. And for the second time in those two years Caravel Academy won the tournament points race with 247 points. The Bucs also …