Sanford boys basketball Jayden Taylor attempts a shot against Howard photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Sanford defeats Howard behind big third quarter

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

¬†The No. 6 Sanford boys basketball team hosted unranked Howard Wildcats in front of a sold out crowd Thursday night. Sanford was riding a six game winning streak while Howard came in riding a 4 game winning streak.¬†   From the opening tip Howard set the pace of the game both offensively and defensively. Their tenacious defense and attacking offense …

Middletown basketball player Jaiden McGhee shooting a 3 pointer duing the win over Sanford in the DIAA quarterfinals photo by Nick Halliday

Top seed Middletown advances to final four at the Bob

Glenn FrazerSports

The No. 1 seeded Middletown Cavaliers trailed early but fought back to take¬† a 15-10 lead after one quarter and would hold the advantage until the final buzzer in a 57-42 quarterfinal win at home Saturday. Number eight seed Sanford came out firing, going up 10-6 midway through the opening period thanks to two “three-point” shots by senior Sean Forrest. …

Howard boys basketball cheers after a made basket 10 Rahsaan Matthews and 5 Tyleir Scruggs photo by Nick Halliday

No. 2 Howard leads wire to wire in win over No. 4 Sanford

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Sports

It was a packed gym at Howard School of Technology Tuesday for an evening tip between two teams ranked in the top 5. RJ Matthews and No. 2 Howard welcomed in Dayon Polk and No. 4 Sanford for a highly anticipated battle between the Warriors and Wildcats. Howard used hot shooting and smothering defense to build an early lead on …

Friends walks off against Sanford 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Nathan Huxtable at bat against Sanford, photo by Nick Halliday Sanford scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning giving them their first lead of the game. Dylan Smallwood got things started leading off the inning with a single. Luke Filliben then reached on an error. After a strikeout by Tyler Goetz. Jack Lazarski reached on a fielder’s …

Wilmington Friends girls score two goals late to overtake Sanford

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

Thiwara Phouthavongsa Sanford makes a save on a corner kick from Wilmington Friends photo by Joe Singles The Sanford girls‚Äô soccer team visited Wilmington Friends Tuesday afternoon for an Independent conference school match-up between two squads looking to improve on last season’s success. The first 10 minutes of the match, the Quaker midfielders controlled the pace of the game putting …

No. 2 Sanford girls heading back to title game

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Sanford Girls Basketball teams in semi final game versus Ursuline photo by Nick Halliday   The No. 2 Sanford Warriors find themselves heading back to the DIAA Girls Basketball State Championship for the second year in a row with a big win over #6 Ursuline 43-26 .¬† In the first quarter neither team was able to get it going, combining …

Week 9 boys and girls high school basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Boy‚Äôs Week 9 Ranking ¬† Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking 1 Sallies 9-7 1 2 Sanford¬† 12-2 3 3 Tower Hill 13-3 2 4 Howard 13-3 4 5 Dover 15-2 5 6 Caravel¬† 13-4 7 7 William Penn 12-4 8 8 Middletown 12-4 9 9 Seaford 12-4 NR 10 Appoquinimink 12-4 6 ¬† Girls Week 9 Rankings Ranking Schools …

Week 6 boys and girls high school basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

  Boy‚Äôs Week 6 Ranking Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking 1 Dover 10-1 2 2 Tower Hill 8-1 5 3 Sanford 6-1 6 4 Howard 8-3 1 5 Sallies 3-6 7 6 Appoquinimink 8-2 8 7 Middletown¬† 7-4 3 8 William Penn 9-2 4 9 Caravel 6-3 NR 10 Smyrna 6-3 10   Girls Week 2 Rankings Ranking Schools …

Sanford upsets No. 1 Howard with stellar defense

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

Sanford Boys Basketball celebrate after upsetting #1 Howard, photo by Nick Halliday Sanford earned, perhaps, their first of many signature victories under new head coach Tyrone Perry on Tuesday evening when they defeated #1 Howard 37-29.¬† The Warriors ‚Äėdefended‚Äô their home court quite literally because of their defense, which was suffocating throughout the entire game.   The game was set …