Salesianum held its club fair Wednesday.

Salesianum stresses value of activities with annual club fair

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

  About 500 freshmen and sophomores at the Salesianum School filled every nook and cranny of the parking lot Wednesday in the school’s yearly club fair.  The all-boys school in Wilmington requires all ninth and tenth graders to participate in the fair, and most pick at least one to participate in during the school year. “The clubs get you to …

Caravel softball your 2023 diaa softball state champs photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Here is a look at spring’s high school state champions

Staff Writer Sports

  The seasons seem long, but the playoffs and championship games always seem to fly by in spring. Here’s a look at the games that were wedged among graduations, year-end recitals and concerts, senior nights, final exams, proms and so much more. Softball Caravel scores late to win DIAA softball title What started out as a pitcher’s duel ended up …

The Joseph Szczerba ‘85 Memorial 5k begins Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Salesianum unites for 5k honoring fallen officer Szczerba 

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Students at the Salesianum School are gearing up for a night of remembrance, community and fundraising as the private all-boys high school hosts its 10th annual Lt. Joseph Szczerba ‘85 Memorial 5k Thursday.  “I’m running for everyone that puts their lives on the line for us and protect us every day,” said senior Michael Manzi. “That is the police and …

A $10 million donation will fund Fusco Fields.

Salesianum receives $10 million for Fusco sports complex

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

The Salesianum School on Friday announced a $10 million donation that will help pay for a new 250,000-square-foot, multi-tiered sports complex. Fusco Fields, named after donor Anthony N. Fusco Sr., is set to include a baseball field, multi-use turf fields and, most important to the fans, an enhanced spectator experience. The all-boys Catholic high school expects the new complex to …

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Sitting judge, government lawyer nominated for Supreme Court

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

A Delaware Superior Court judge and a Wilmington lawyer who specializes in working with municipalities and governments have been nominated by Gov. John Carney to fill seats on the Delaware Supreme Court. Judge Abigail LeGrow and N. Christopher Griffiths will require confirmation by the Delaware Senate before taking the seat held by Justice Tamika R. Montgomery-Reeves, who was appointed to …

SALSTHON 2023 raised $243,791 for the Ronald McDonald House.

SALSTHON smashes fundraising goal: $243,791 to help children

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Students from three Wilmington catholic schools spent eight hours on the dance floor last weekend to raise  $243,791 for children in need. Salesianum School, Ursuline Academy and Padua Academy  shattered their $175,000 fundraising goal by nearly $70,000 in this year’s SALSTHON. “At the beginning, I was worried about hitting our number,” said senior Jack Gormley, the student body president at …

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2 of Delaware’s favorite summer festivals return

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Two of Delaware’s favorite summer festivals return next week. The Wilmington Greek Festival is back for its 47th year, offering online ordering and curbside pickup, which proved popular during the COVID-19 pandemic. It starts Monday, June 6 and runs through June 11. St. Anthony’s Italian Festival starts the next day, Sunday, June 12, and this year will go cashless. Patrons …

Sallies escapes with win in overtime at St. Mark’s

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

  The St. Mark’s Spartans hosted Salesianum Friday night in a late regular season match-up between two teams looking to improve on their 8-7 records as the post-season approaches. With 6-foot-6 senior swingman Justin Molen out, Salesianum looked out of sorts offensively on the majority of their first quarter possessions, missing free throws and open shots that they typically make. …

Caesar Rodney shocks No. 2 Salesianum in state wrestling semis

Benny Mitchell Headlines

Shamar Nelson took his opponent down for a pin in 2:44. SMYRNA — The Caesar Rodney Riders ended the regular season with a loss at Salesianum. Eight days later the two met in the semifinals of the D.I.A.A. Dual Meet State Championships at Smyrna High School on Saturday afternoon. The Riders came out firing on Saturday recording five pins beating …

Salesianum holds on to halftime lead to beat Cape Henlopen

Benny Mitchell Sports

Salesianum School won its first football game of the season.   Lewes – Salesianum School made its first trip to Cape Henlopen High School in 29 years Thursday night,  jumping out to a 28-6 halftime lead and then hung on for a 28-20 victory. Conor Campbell got his first start at quarterback for Salesianum in their new-look, mostly shotgun spread …