Padua 2024 DIAA DI Girls State Champions. Photo by Nick Halliday copy

Salesianum, Saint Mark’s, Padua, Tatnall run away with state titles

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The 2024 DIAA Track and Field state championships crowned four teams as state champions  as well as many individuals at Dover high school.    Salesianum took the boys Division I state championship for the fourth year in a row. Ethan Walther took home to first place medals in the 800 and 3200 meter runs. While James Kennedy took first place …

William Penn baseball John Grybowski thorws a pitch during a game photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Clubhouse talk -Week 2 baseball top 10

Nick HallidaySports

Another week of baseball and another week of uncooperative weather. Had some rainouts last week as well as some games played in tornado like winds well for baseball it seemed like tornadoes with dirt funnels cutting through infields. However there were some good games played between some of our top teams.    No. 1 DMA has yet to take the …

Sussex Academy soccer George Sapna is attacked by his team after kicking the game winning the DII soccer state championship

Sussex Academy wins first soccer state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, High Schools, Sports

DOVER – It was a day to remember at Dover High School on the afternoon of Nov. 18, as Sussex Academy made a little bit of history. The Seahawks outlasted Saint Mark’s, 5-4, in penalty kicks for the DIAA Division II boys championship. It was the first team championship in school history. No. 1 Sussex Academy trailed No. 6 Saint …

Dover vs Smyrna volleyball game photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

View from the Baseline: Week 7 volleyball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

We’ve reached the final week of the regular season. The next edition of the Baseline will include a look at the state tournament bracket, but a lot will happen between now and then. The focus this week will be, for many teams, fine-tuning as the state tournament approaches. For others, however, whether they play past this week depends on how …

Caesar Rodney vs Dover Volleyball match photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

View from the Baseline: Week 5 volleyball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Could we be seeing a state championship preview this week? That certainly could be the case on Tuesday, when Saint Mark’s and Smyrna meet at 6 p.m. The Spartans and Eagles are the last two remaining unbeaten teams in Delaware after two others who entered last week with no losses — Newark Charter and Middletown — both went down to …

Joshua Sheppard raised more than $9,000 for Saint Mark's Sean's Room.

8th grader raises $9k for Saint Mark’s mental health room 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Health

An eighth-grader from Holy Angels School donated more than $9,000 to Saint Mark’s High School to support a lounge dedicated to mental health support. Over the course of eight months, Joshua Sheppard raised the money to donate to Sean’s Room, an extension of Sean’s House, a mental health center in Newark that serves 14- to 22-year-olds.  The room was opened …

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Delaware Live’s top football games this fall

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

With the fall high school sports season around the corner we wanted to give you an early list of our top games. Below are my 15 football games that are a must watch this upcoming fall season.  Football 3A Games to Watch:   Smyrna @ Sallies on September 22nd:  Sallies has a new coach that will lead to a more …

Freshman Addie Till is the first female varsity wrestler in the history of Saint Marks photo courtesy of Saint Marks

Saint Mark’s Addie Till wins girls wrestling national title

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Sports

Saint Mark’s High School has a Wrestling National Champ and HER name is Addie Till. Till stood on top of the podium at 118 pounds in Salisbury, Maryland on May 6 as the MAWA Eastern National Champion. Hard to believe it was just three years ago when the Spartan freshman decided to get involved in the sport of wrestling. “When …

Cam Davis Jr. of Salesianum left and Trevor Copes of Caesar Rodney brought the capacity crowd to their feet Saturday night in their 126 championship match. Davis won a 3 1 decision

Tower Hill, St. Mark’s and Lake Forest end mat title droughts

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Lewes – The have nots became the haves at the 67th Annual DIAA Individual State Wrestling Championships Saturday night at Cape Henlopen High School. Tower Hill ended the longest drought crowning their first two state champions since Bill Rankin won the 130 pound weight class for the Hillers in 1972. Tower Hill junior Jack Duffy won a dramatic 6-5 decision …