Dover boys basketball team poses after winning the DIAA boys basketball state championship photo courtesy of Dover High Facebook

Dover stays the course to win state championship

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

Coming of the heels of their upset victory over St. Elizabeth’s in the semi-finals, Salesianum looked to be the more comfortable team early. Good team defense by the No. 6 seed forced Dover High School out of their offense as the basket appeared to have the proverbial lid on it for the Senators. The No. 2 seed from Kent County …

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Courtside View – Week 5 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHigh Schools, Sports

Last week saw a couple days of games canceled due to heavy winds and rain.  This week has potential for some snow  so make sure to check the schedule before you head to the gym.   The Smyrna Eagles defeated Caesar Rodney last week in a matchup of much improved Henlopen North teams.  The Eagles improved to 4-0 at home …

Abessinio stadium lit up at night photo courtesy of Crawford Architecs

Salesianum’s Abessinio Stadium quickly earned stellar rep

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The Delaware Live stadium tour continues to Wilmington and Abessinio Stadium, home of Salesianum School (and a few others). Abessinio is the newest venue on the list, but it has quickly earned a stellar reputation as a fun place to watch a game. Abessinio opened to great fanfare in 2020 on the site of the former Baynard Stadium. Salesianum lost …

Delaware North softball Kimorah Neal from Red Lion hit the ball during a game photo by Mike Lang

Delaware North out of Carpenter Cup

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Delaware North, went 1-2 in the 18th annual Phillies Softball Carpenter Cup, which began June 19 at the Phillies MLB Urban Youth Academy fields at FDR Park. The North played all three games on Monday. They started at noon with a loss to Tri Cape (N.J.), defeated Chester County (Pa.), 3-0, then finished up with a tough 6-5 defeat …