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High school basketball, wrestling rankings: Week 8

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Boys Basketball Week 6 Rankings as of 1/31/23 by Jason Winchell Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Middletown 12-2 1 Lost to Sallies, Win over Penn 2 Seaford 12-2 3 Win over Lake 3 Tower Hill 9-2 5 Plays Sallies 4 St Georges  12-2 NR Win over Howard 5 Howard 8-2 2 Lost to St Georges, Plays Penn …

A full-slate of events are happening throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month.

Black History Month programs touch on state laws, more

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

With Black History Month starting Wednesday, a number of events will celebrate the contributions of Black Americans. “We strive all year long to make sure that we’re telling the complete history of Delaware, not just during Black History Month, or Women’s History Month, or whatever month it happens to be,” said Daniel Citron, historic sites team manager at Delaware’s Division …

Dover football coach Chip Knapp L being awarded 3A Coach of the Year by Sussex Central football coach John Wells R photo by Glenn Frazer 2

Awards highlight Monday’s 19th state football banquet

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The 19th annual DOS All State Football Banquet was held Monday night in Dover hosted by the Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association (DIFCA). Players were recognized in the three classifications (1A – 2A – 3A) for All State, Sportsmanship, and those student athletes that achieved a minimum GPA of 3.75 for academic honors. The coach of the year in …

NahShon Bones Hyland giving his speech during his jersey retirement at St Geogres photo by Nick Halliday

Wilmington’s own Bones Hyland returns home for jersey retirement ceremony

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Nah’Shon “Bones” Hyland returned back to his old stomping grounds of St. Georges High School in Middletown, DE on Friday evening for a special honoring & jersey retirement.  Hyland, a budding young contributor on the Denver Nuggets who happen to have the top record in the league, was back home for the weekend ahead of the Nugget’s Saturday matchup with …

NEW Appoquinimink basketball Christian Barksdale 4 takes a jump shot against Cape Henlopen photo by Nick Haliday 1280x720 1

Cape, Appo doubleheaders produce two quality games

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown)  The Cape Henlopen Vikings and Appoquinimink Jaguars scheduled a “rare” boys and girls varsity basketball double header Thursday. The two teams provided those in attendance with close and dramatic games.  The boys game featured No. 7 Appo with a record of 9-3 versus unranked Cape with a 9-4 mark. Appo jumped out to an early 8-0 lead thanks to …

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Sussex Central knocks off defending champ Cape Henlopen

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – To be the champs you have to beat the champs and the Sussex Central wrestling team took a big step in that direction Wednesday night handing defending state champion Cape Henlopen a 36-30 loss in front of a capacity crowd. The Golden Knights took a 33-30 lead into the final match of the night featuring #4 ranked Holt …

Appoquinimink basketball team celebrates after Haji Bell 1 hit a buzzer beater to force overtime photo by Nick Halliday 1

Bonus Hoops as No. 7 Appo holds off No. 6 Caravel 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown, DE)  When the 6th and 7th ranked teams in the Delaware Live-302 Sports poll get together, a close game is expected. That is exactly what transpired Tuesday night as the Caravel Buccaneers (No. 6) and Appoquinimink Jaguars (No. 7) battled into overtime in a Jags 71-62 victory. There was no indication the game would be tightly contested early, as …

Middletown runners Jonas Rush left and Walter Samuels right . Rush finished first and Samuels second in the 1600 meters photo by Glenn Frazer 3

Tower Hill Invitational produces spirited competition

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The season’s Indoor track & field is winding down as the DIAA State championships are on tap in two weeks. Several Delaware high school athletes met at the Carpenter Fieldhouse on the campus of Tower Hill yesterday and turned in some stellar performances. Sixteen schools participated in the Invitational with a large crowd in attendance. The day began with …

Seaford basektball player Avyion Matthews scored 25 points in their win over Laurel photo courtesy of Ben Fulton 768x715 1

Avyion Matthews leads Seaford over Laurel

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The third ranked Seaford Blue Jays and tenth ranked Laurel Bulldogs played a very important boys basketball game that resembled a “track meet” as the teams raced up and down the floor for 32 minutes in front of a “sold out” crowd in Bill Pugh Gymnasium Thursday night. The Blue Jays held a 14-7 1st quarter lead but Laurel out …