St Elizabeths Aidan Tobiason attempts a three pointer in their win over Saint Marks photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

St Elizabeth holds off Saint Mark’s

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

On a rare Monday night boys basketball matchup a packed St E’s Center watched No.1 undefeated St Elizabeth’s Vikings and a one loss Saint Mark’s Spartans face off. This is the first of two games for these two teams in less than two weeks as they will face off again on Feb. 2.   The Vikings came out hot right …

Saint Marks Alassan Ndiaye scored 17 ponts to help defeat West Philly photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

St. Mark’s improves to 5-0 in boys’ basketball

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

Game number four at the Boys’ Basketball Winter Showcase hosted by Mount Pleasant High School was between the St. Mark’s Spartans and the West Philadelphia High School Speedboys. St. Marks, who came in the contest touting a 4-0 record in state, started the game in a 3-2 full court zone press which proved to give West Philly some difficulty, causing …

Salesianum football Brian Alleyne attempts a run against Saint Marks photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Salesianum dominates St. Mark’s in renewed rivalry

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

They started arriving on the St. Mark’s campus early, fans eagerly awaiting the renewal of the Holy War, the football game between the Spartans and longtime rival Salesianum. The outcome wouldn’t change much as far as tournament seedings were concerned, but that is normally secondary in this series. The Sals scored early, building up a 26-0 halftime advantage on the …

Saint Marks football team running out on the field photo by Nick Halliday

The Graveyard, Saint Mark’s Spartan Stadium

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Schools, Sports

This summer, the 302 Sports staff is proud to feature some high school football venues where we have been fortunate to broadcast and view games. Our series of stories continues with the home of the Saint Mark’s Spartans, “The Graveyard at Spartan Stadium.” The Saint Mark’s Football program has historically been one of the most consistent and successful in the …

Saint Marks girls soccer celebrates after a victory

Spartans punch ticket back to soccer championship game

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, High Schools, Sports

It was a packed hill at Saint Mark’s High School on Wednesday afternoon for the Division 2 Girls’ Soccer semi-final. The defending state champion #2 Saint Mark’s Spartans (13-2) would meet a team that got the best of them back in early May, the #3 Wilmington Friends Quakers (13-1-1). It was a 3-0 shutout victory for the Quakers but a …

Caesar Rodney wrestler Trevor Copes pins his opponent during the win over Saint Marks photo by Nick Halliday

Caesar Rodney rides seven pins to defeat St. Mark’s

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Pike Creek – The formula to winning a wrestling dual meet is simple. Find seven pinners on your team and then at least one that can stay off their back. The Caesar Rodney Riders used that formula to win their season opening non-conference match over St. Mark’s 46-30. The Riders won seven matches by pin and picked up a major …

Wimington Friends quarterback Robby Tattersall Jr runs the ball during their victory over Saint Marks in the DIAA 2A Semi final photo by Nick Halliday 1

Friends rely on Tattersall for trip to finals

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

As I walked on the field before the game, I nearly slipped and fell several times. I knew then the rain-drenched conditions at the “graveyard” would play a pivotal role in the semifinal between Wilmington Friends and St. Mark’s. Any advantage the home team Spartans might have had with their “speedy” running backs was neutralized. T-J Martin carried the ball …

Tower Hill Hiller posing after winning the 2022 DIAA Volleyball State Championship photo courtesy of Mike Lang

Tower Hill upsets Saint Mark’s for 1st volleyball championship

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

NEWARK — Chloe Sachs had dreamed about playing volleyball at the Bob Carpenter Center for the past 10 years. She was in the stands as a second-grader as Tower Hill, coached by her father, Mike, competed in the DIAA championship match as the 11th seed against Padua, falling in straight sets. On Nov. 14, the Hillers were back in the …