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 Winchell Headlines, 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 …

Archmere Quarterback Chris Albero throwing a pass during their win over Saint Marks photo by Jason Winchell

Albero does it all in Archmere’s 28-14 win over St. Mark’s

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

The Senior Quarterback from Archmere Chris Albero helped bring the Auks their first undefeated season and state championship in 2021 and after his and his team’s performance last night, will be looking to do the same here in 2022. It was a beautiful night for football Friday when No. 5 Archmere (2-2) traveled down the road to take on the …

Saint Marks Girls Soccer State Champions photo by Nick Halliday

Spartans crowned Division II Soccer Champs

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Saint Mark’s avenged last year’s loss in the state championship to Caravel with a 2-1 victory to capture the 2022 DIAA Division II girls soccer state championship. Caravel was able to edge the Spartans by a score of 3-2 last season, but 2022 was Saint Mark’s year.  Saint Marks took the opening possession of the game with a drop back …

a group of baseball players standing on top of a grass covered field

Saint Mark’s edges Salesianum

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Saint Marks baseball celebrates after scoring a couple runs agaisnt Salesianum, photo by Nick Halliday Saint Mark’s baseball was able to edge Salesianum in a high scoring affair. The game was originally scheduled on May 4th, but had been postponed twice. Salesianum won the game they faced each other earlier in the season at Salesianum 7-4 which had Spartans looking …

Pusey’s slam keys Red Lion softball win

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Red Lion softball celebrates at the plate after Peyton Pusey’s grand slam. Photo by Nick Halliday Senior lead off batter Peyton Pusey is known for her speed, but her power was on full display Wednesday night as she belted a grand slam with 2 outs in a tie game to give Red Lion Christian Academy a 7-3 lead it would …

Spartans big first inning too much for the Colonials

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Kyle Reader Saint Mark’s being held on by John Grybowksi from Willam Penn photo courtesy of Nick Halliday Saint Mark’s victory over William Pen was keyed by a big first inning. The Spartans were able to send five runners across the plate in the bottom of the first inning Friday night.    Garrett Quinn and Kyle Reader both knocked in …

Saint Mark’s shuts out Padua

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Ryleigh Thomas Saint Mark’s had 15k’s in win over Padua photo by Nick Halliday Ryleigh Thomas was dominant on the mound as Saint Mark’s held Padua scoreless. Thomas threw a complete game allowing 4 hits and struck out 15 Pandas. She also added a 2 run triple late in the game that helped secure the 5-0 victory.  The Spartans got …

Spartans blank Vikings

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Burns allowed 2 walks and added 8 strikeouts as he shut down any threat the vikings had of scoring. Saint Mark’s went on  to shutout St Elizabeth’s 10-0 in 6 innings Friday evening on Gene Alessandrini field. St Elizabeth’s Sophomore pitcher Luke Trout was throwing a good game himself. He was able to keep the Spartans strong offensive lineup off …

Spartans execute game plan to perfection for first round win

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Saint Mark’s vs St Elizabeth’s boys basketball photo by Nick Halliday St. Mark’s seemed to have a clear game plan heading into their matchup against St. Elizabeth in the first round of the DIAA Boys Basketball Tournament.  It was to slow the game down, take care of the basketball & keep the score low.  Reminiscent to the Spartan style that …