The Salesianum Sals pose after winning the DIAA baseball state championship. Photo by Nick Halliday

Salesianum wins state baseball championship over Caesar Rodney

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The No. 13 seeded Salesianum Sals continued their run all the way through the championship. The Sals came into the championship the underdog just like they were as they faced the No. 6 seed in Caesar Rodney Riders.¬†   The Sals beat No. 20 Brandywine, No. 4 DMA, No. 5 Sanford, and No. 2 Sussex Tech to reach the state …

Salesianum boys lacrosse poses with the state championship trophy after winning their fourth straight. Photo courtesy of Mike Lang

Salesianum wins fourth straight boys lacrosse state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The No. 1 Salesianum Sals hosted the No. 2 Cape Henlopen Vikings in the Boys Lacrosse state championship at Delaware Military Academy Fusco Stadium. These two teams are very familiar with each other and have faced off in many state championships over the last few years.   The Sals jumped out to an early 7-2 first quarter lead and …

Salesianum baseball team celebrates after a run scores in their win over Sussex Central. Photo by Nick Halliday

Salesianum upsets No. 1 Central to advance to state championship 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

In the second game of the DIAA Baseball state championship semifinals No. 1 Sussex Central Golden Knights hosted No. 13 Salesianum Sals. The Sals came into this game the lowest seeded team, but is playing some of their best baseball right now. The Golden Knights have been one of if not the top team all season.¬†   The Sals continued …

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Salesianum wins first boys volleyball state championship 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Salesianum boys volleyball team poses with the DIAA championship trophy. Photo by Ben Fulton The Salesianum Sals boys volleyball defeated Wilmington Charter in three straight sets to win their first ever DIAA boys volleyball state championship. The Sals lost last season to Cape Henlopen in the inaugural season for the boys volleyball, but would not be denied this season.¬†   …

Cape Henlopen baseball Brad Marks throw a pitch in the win over Salesianum. Photo by Nick Halliday

Marks, Joseph pace Vikings in victory over Sallies

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen traveled north Saturday afternoon to take on Salesianum on a busy day of Delaware high school baseball. Cape came into the contest touting a 13-2 record, having only lost to Sussex Central and Sussex Tech. while Sallies carried a 7-4 record into the 12 noon start. Right out of the gate the Vikings came out hot putting together …

Saint Marks baseball Ian Keane threw a complete game for the win over Salesianum. Photo by Nick Halliday

Saints Marks defeats Salesianum in comeback victory

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

No. 8 Saint Mark‚Äôs defeated the No. 7 Salesianum Sals in comeback fashion Wednesday evening. The Spartans found themselves behind early but were resilient enough to come back for the victory.¬† ¬†Sals Matt Speicher was hit by a pitch which put him on first base. Luke Steinrock followed with a single to put runners on first and second for the …

Salesianum Sals versus Lawrenceville Big Red lacrosse. Photo by Nick Halliday

Quick Stick: Week 6 boys lacrosse top 10

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The boys’ lacrosse season is winding down as we have 3 full weeks left in the season and a loy more showdowns involving the top 5 teams in the ranking.   Last Friday all eyes were on the showdown at Abinsseno Stadium as No. 1 in Delaware and No. 10 (Inside Lax) Sallies and¬† No. 2 (Inside Lax) Lawrenceville (NJ) …

Caravel Buccaneers baseball Timothy Tyler throws a pitch in their win over Salesianum photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Tyler shutdowns Salesianum in Caravel win

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  No. 3 Caravel handed No. 8 Salesianum their first loss of the season Saturday afternoon behind the arm of ace pitcher Timothy Tyler. Tyler got his second win of the season in the victory over the Sals.   Caravel got the scoring started in the bottom of the first inning. Lead off batter Zane Bohn drew a lead off …

Salesianum vs Cape Henlopen boys lacrosse photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Quick Stick: Preseason boys lacrosse rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The best part about the warm weather is the fact that the boys lacrosse season is about to kick off.¬† Will this be the year that we don’t have a Cape Henliopen vs Sallies championship game to end the season.¬† Those two are the early favorites but with both playing some national powers could the tournament see them on the …

Middletown boys basketball Avyion Matthews attempts a layup in the win over Salesianum photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Middletown hangs on in win over Salesianum

Glenn FrazerHeadlines

The fourth ranked Middletown Cavaliers pulled a ‚Äúmild‚ÄĚ upset over #3 Salesianum 57-55 Thursday night. The Cavs led by as many as 7 points in the fourth quarter and still held a six point advantage with a minute left. Then the Sals dialed up mid court pressure, forcing several turnovers and sliced the lead to a single point at 56-55 …