Coach Bill DiNardo receives a plaque after winning his 300th career game photo courtesy of Mike Lang of the Dialogue

Sallies’ DiNardo reaches 300-win milestone

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  Salesianum School Football Coach Bill DiNardo reached the 300-win milestone when his team defeated St. Georges 16-14 in a Sept. 25 thriller that came down to a last minute field goal. He became the second coach in Delaware High School football history to do that, joining Coach Bob Tattersall Sr. from Wilmington Friends with 300 career wins. DiNardo has …

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Week 5: Field hockey, soccer, volleyball rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Division 2 Field Hockey Ranking School Record  Last Week’s Ranking 1) Delmar 8-0 1 2) Archmere 7-0 2 3)  Tatnall 7-0 3 4)  DMA 5-0 5 5) Lake Forest 4-1 6 6) Newark Charter 4-1-1 4 7) Sussex Academy 4-1-1 7 8) Woodbridge 4-2 9 9) Friend’s 4-2 10 10) Saint Mark’s 4-2 NR   Division 1 Field Hockey   …

Dover Football Quarterback Nasheem Cosme running for a touchdown against Caesar Rodney photo courtesy of Ben Fulton 1

Dover Dominates in 72nd Playing of the Civil War Game

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Hurricane Ian was looming in Dover when Caesar Rodney visited Dover High School for a noon kickoff on Saturday.  The wind was gusting, and a slight drizzle was falling, but these two teams were ready to play the 72nd version of the Civil War battle.   This rivalry began back in 1935 but became an annual event in 1961.  There’s …

Delmar Football team celebrating after scoring a touchdown photo courtesy of Delmar Facebook

Johnson’s 2 scores help Delmar reclaim Kiwanis Trophy

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Greenwood – Delmar and Woodbridge met for the 64th time in the Kiwanis Trophy Game on Friday night in Greenwood. The Wildcats return the trophy back south to Delmar with a 41-14 Class AA District 3 win.   The trophy has been going back and forth for the past several years. Woodbridge was the last team to win back to …

Smyrna Football team running on the field photo courtesy of Ben Fulton 1

Smyrna defense, ‘Ya-Ya’ Knight stellar in win 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The highly anticipated matchup in Class AAA – District 2 featured two of the best defenses in the state. With high winds and rain, a low scoring contest was expected. Those units dominated a scoreless 1st quarter at Charles V. Williams Stadium Friday night. The home team Eagles are ranked 2nd in the state with the Golden Knights ranked …

Malik Pinkett running the football for Red Lion photo by Nick Halliday

Red Lion blanks Milford in 2A matchup

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Red Lion football dominated in their Class 2A matchup against Milford. The Red Lions came away with a 39-0 victory over the Buccaneers.  After a Milford punt, Red Lion got the scoring started as Evan Biddinger hit Kyle Manley down the sideline for a 67 yard touchdown. Red Lion would go for the two point conversion and convert as …

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Week 4: Field hockey, soccer, volleyball rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

  Division 2 Field Hockey   Ranking School Record  Last Week’s Ranking 1) Delmar 7-0 1 2) Archmere 6-0 3 3)  Tatnall 5-0 4 4)  Newark Charter 4-0-1 2 5) DMA 5-0 10 6) Lake Forest 4-1 6 7) Sussex Academy 3-1-1 7 8) Conrad 4-2 NR 9) Woodbridge 4-2 NR 10) Friends 3-2 NR   Division 1 Field Hockey …

Dover footbal celebrating after scoring a touchdown photo by Ben Fulton

Kilby scores four touchdowns to lead Senators in District win

Benny Mitchell High Schools, Sports

Lewes – The Dover Senators traveled to Cape Henlopen.   Jakwon Kilby carried the ball 20 times for 158 yards and scored four touchdowns leading the Senators to a 33-12 win.   “It’s really nice to have a player like Jakwon Kilby on your team. He is a power runner and he did a nice job finishing off drives tonight,” …

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Top-ranked Middletown beats Appo with big plays

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The Appoquinimink Jaguars have never beaten their district rival Middletown (on the field) in football since the Jags started playing on the varsity level in 2009. That streak continued Friday night in a “hard-fought” game at Appoquinimink High School. The defending state champions scored on two long plays to secure a 14-0 win in front of a capacity crowd of …

Sussex Central Football Coach John Wells poses with his 200th career victory picture photo courtesy of Sussec Central Athletics

Golden Knights defeat Hodgson to give Wells his 200th win

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – Sussex Central head football coach John Wells will forever remember career win number 200. Not so much for the milestone, but for the dramatic fashion in how his team won. “A pick six, a scoop and score, turnovers the first half surely didn’t look like we would win this game, but these guys stepped up in the second …