St. Elizabeth football player Chris Caracter runs the ball during their game against Seaford Photo courtesy of Mike Lang 1

Vikings advance to second straight state championship

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

St. Elizabeth got nearly 500 yards and five touchdowns from their dynamic running back duo of Quasim Benson and Chris Caracter, as the Vikings outlasted Seaford, 46-35, in a DIAA Class 1A semifinal Saturday night at Abessinio Stadium. The second-seeded Vikings will meet the top seed, Laurel, on December 10th at Delaware Stadium. It is a rematch of last year’s …

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Benson leads Vikings over Force

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The game featured two undefeated 1A teams as the No. 2 St Elizabeth Vikings hosted the No. 3 Charter School of Wilmington Force. Both teams came into this game with identical records at 7-0. The Vikings remain undefeated with a big win on their homecoming night.    Senior Quasim Benson led the Vikings to a 48-10 victory over the Force. …

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 …

Laurel wins 4th state championship with victory over St. Elizabeth

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Laurel Bulldogs 2021 Class 1A football state champions, photo courtesy of Ben Fulton of BF Imagery Newark – The last time the Laurel Bulldogs won a state title none of the players on the roster had even been born yet. With their 28-14 win over St. Elizabeth on Saturday night at Delaware Stadium this current group of Bulldogs are now …

Vikings advance to first state championship since 2010

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Photo couretsy of Eric O’Neill St Elizabeth’s football WILMINGTON — Quasim Benson, bouncing back after injuring an ankle late in the regular season, scored four touchdowns as St. Elizabeth defeated Tatnall, 33-0, to advance to the DIAA 1A football state championship. The Vikings will be seeking their first title since 2010. Benson scored on runs of 8, 4, 12 and …