Seaford advances to 1st Final Four in 25 Years

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Seaford boys basketball heading to the semifinals of the DIAA boys basketball state championship photo courtesy of Seaford Instagram & pics by TYY Fourth year head coach Vince Evans was a senior in 1997 when the Blue Jays won the program’s only state championship in boys basketball. He now has Seaford one game away from a return to the title …

Sals head back to the BOB after surviving in OT

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Salesianum boys basketball team celebrates after defeating Dover in the DIAA Quarterfinals photo by Nick Halliday It was a shame that this matchup had to take place so early in the DIAA Boys’ Basketball State Tournament.  These two programs were in Delaware Live’s top 10 all year and were in the top 5 most of the year.  Dover came into …

Woodbridge rallies in girl’s 2nd round action

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Woodbridge Lady Blue Raiders girls basketball team photo courtesy of Woodbridge sports page   Trailing by 11 points at halftime, Woodbridge turned up the defensive pressure, created double-digit turnovers and advanced to the DIAA quarterfinals with a win at Lake Forest 47-43 Friday night. The 9th seeded Blue Raiders found themselves down 30-19 at the half as Lake was “hitting …

Seaford’s 3-point shooting leads them into quarterfinals

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

Kashmeir Wise takes a thre point attempt in win over appoquinimink photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery It was an unorthodox start at Appoquinimink High School for round 2 of the DIAA Playoffs. Seaford’s Brent Ricketts received a technical foul for dunking during pregame warm ups, resulting in two free throws and possession for Appoquinimink to begin the game. But …

No. 21 seed Caesar Rodney knocks off Archmere in first round

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Photo by Joe Singles The first round of the boys’ basketball state tournament tipped off Tuesday evening at a number of locations throughout the state. One of the many first round games featured the #12 seed Archmere Auks hosting the #21 seed Caesar Rodney Riders. The Auks came out early with their usual brand of half- court basketball, making the …

Howard’s pressure too much for No. 1 Salesianum

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

De’Mere Hollingsworth from Howard High achool Basketball Photo by Nick Halliday The #4 Howard Wildcats visited #1 Salesianum High School Saturday evening for a highly anticipated boys’ basketball matchup that many experts believe could be a preview of the state finals in mid-March. Both teams came out ready to play in the first quarter with a ton of energy on …

Week 9 boys and girls high school basketball top 10 rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Boy’s Week 9 Ranking   Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking 1 Sallies 9-7 1 2 Sanford  12-2 3 3 Tower Hill 13-3 2 4 Howard 13-3 4 5 Dover 15-2 5 6 Caravel  13-4 7 7 William Penn 12-4 8 8 Middletown 12-4 9 9 Seaford 12-4 NR 10 Appoquinimink 12-4 6   Girls Week 9 Rankings Ranking Schools …

Middletown’s depth key to victory over Woodbridge

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Middletown Boys Basketball photo by Nick Halliday The DIAA State Indoor Track Meet is scheduled for next Saturday (19th), but Friday night in Middletown, the 9th ranked Cavaliers and Woodbridge provided their own brand of “a track sprinting event” in boys basketball. The two teams raced up and down the court playing the 1st half in barely 30 minutes of …

Appo outlasts Smyrna in double overtime

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Photo by Nick Halliday   The Appoquinimink Jaguars scored 6 points at the free-throw line in the final two minutes of regulation, forced a turnover to tie the game in the 1st overtime, then outscored Smyrna 16-11 in double OT for a 64-59 win Thursday night in boys top ten basketball. The 6th ranked Jags gained a late 1st quarter …