Salesianum boys lacrosee team your 2023 diaa state champs photo courtesy of Jason Winchell

Salesianum runs lead to state lacrosse championship

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

DOVER – It would take all your fingers and toes to count the number of times Salesianum has been in the DIAA lacrosse state championship game (18, to be exact), but few have gone the way of the one the Sals played Saturday at Dover High School against perennial rival Cape Henlopen. The Sals, the top-seeded team in the bracket, …

William Penn basketball Emmanuel Vonhm puts upa shot agianst Jameer DeShields from Howard photo by Nick Halliday 2

William Penn, Salesianum advance to boys championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

William Penn and Salesianum both won their semi final games to advance to the DIAA Boys Basketball championship this Saturday night at the Bob Carpenter center.     William Penn entered the night as the lowest seed at No. 7, but they knew they belonged. They reached the semis by knocking off the No.2 seed Seaford Blue Jays on their home …

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DIAA boys basketball state championship round one Bracket update

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Here are the first round results from the boys basketball state tournament. Date Teams Score 2/28/23 Archmere Academy Dover HS (W) 33 45 View Results 2/28/23 Tatnall School Polytech HS (W) 40 47 View Results 2/28/23 Woodbridge HS Laurel HS (W) 47 71 View Results 2/28/23 Mt. Pleasant HS (W) Conrad School 69 58 View Results 2/28/23 Lake Forest HS Indian River HS (W) 42 …

Mount Peasant basketball Niame Scott shoots free throws during their win over Conrad photo by Nick Halliday 2

 Mount Pleasant stymies Conrad to advance

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The Mount Pleasant Green Knights proved to be too much for the Conrad Red Wolves.  The Red Wolves hosted a first round game after being named the 16 seed of the DIAA boys basketball state championship after a 15-5 season. However the Flight A Green Knights proved to be too much as the 17 seed.    After trailing by …

Cape Henlopen vs Salesianum 2022 DIAA Boys Lacrosse state championship photos by Nick Halliday

Salesianum and Cape advance to boys lacrosse state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

For the third year in a row Salesianum and Cape Henlopen will face off in the DIAA Boys Lacrosse State Championship. The two teams have split the last two times they faced off with Sallies winning the most recent in 2021, and Cape winning in 2019 ironically those scores were identical 12-10.  Cape Henlopen advanced with a 13-6 victory of …

Sallies Advances to State Final with Win over Howard

Joe SinglesHigh Schools, Sports

Salesianum celebrates as they advance to the state championship photo by Nick Halliday Sallies and Howard, two schools that are familiar with post season basketball, matched up in the second semi-final of the evening at University of Delaware Thursday for the right to play Tower Hill for the state championship Saturday. Howard looked to speed up the game earlier, full …

Dover defense stifles Cavaliers

GlennFrazerHeadlines, Sports

Dovers Elijah Sessoms goes up to contest a shop by Middletowns Jaden Rogers photo by Nick Halliday The DIAA boys basketball second round matchup between No. 9 seed Dover and No.  Middletown promised to be an exciting game in front of a boisterous sellout crowd, and it was … for two quarters. The Dover defense held host Middletown to just …