Sanford boys basketball Jayden Taylor take a shot against St Elizabeths photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 2

Courtside View – Final boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

    The Boys basketball season ends  on Wednesday and the brackets for the state tournament will come out on Friday morning.   The seedings come out Friday and their is a lot of intrigue this year as there are many teams on the bubble.  I’m looking forward to see where teams will be when they come out on Friday …

St Elizabeth basketball Aiden Tobiason dribbles against Avion Matthews from Middletown photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Top ranked St. Elizabeth holds off late Middletown run

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Middletown)  There is a saying when a team starts out a game and can’t miss a shot, “they were in range when they stepped off the bus!” That’s how locked in the St. Elizabeth Vikings basketball team was when they raced out to a 22-12 first quarter lead, and extended the advantage to 45-22 at halftime. The Vikings connected on …

Sanford boys basketball Jayden Taylor take a shot against St Elizabeths photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Sanford hands St. Elizabeth its first loss of the season

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

No. 6 Sanford ‘s boys basketball team handed No. 1 St. Elizabeth their first loss of the season at a sold-out St. E Center Friday night. The Vikings were on an 18 game winning streak and were the last remaining undefeated team in both boys and girls basketball in the state.  Sanford brought the intensity right from the beginning of …

St Elizabeths Aidan Tobiason goes up for a dunk against Howard photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Courtside View – Week 7 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The Boys basketball season ends on February 21st so there are 15 days left in the regular season.  The teams will make their final push to see if they can qualify for the state tournament at the end of the month.   The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament  saw 6 boys games over the weekend including a big Blue …

Archmere girls basketball Bridget Mallot attempts a shot during a game photo courtesy of Mike Lang of the Dialog

Courtside View – Week 6 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The girls basketball season will heat up this week as there is a lot of big conference games coming up this week,   The Diamond State conference could be decided on Thursday night as the two undefeated teams in conference play meet as Atchmere travels to St Elizabeth’s.     The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament starts this Friday and …

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Courtside View – Week 6 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Last week saw a bunch of close games that have affected the Delaware Live Rankings for this week,   The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament  starts on Friday night and Saturday and will feature 5 boys games over the 2 days at the Chase Fieldhouse,  The boys games will feature two top 10 match ups on Saturday night Howard …

St Elizabeths Aidan Tobiason attempts a three pointer in their win over Saint Marks photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

St Elizabeth holds off Saint Mark’s

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

On a rare Monday night boys basketball matchup a packed St E’s Center watched No.1 undefeated St Elizabeth’s Vikings and a one loss Saint Mark’s Spartans face off. This is the first of two games for these two teams in less than two weeks as they will face off again on Feb. 2.   The Vikings came out hot right …

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Courtside View – Week 5 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHigh Schools, Sports

Last week saw a couple days of games canceled due to heavy winds and rain.  This week has potential for some snow  so make sure to check the schedule before you head to the gym.   The Smyrna Eagles defeated Caesar Rodney last week in a matchup of much improved Henlopen North teams.  The Eagles improved to 4-0 at home …

St Elizabeths Aiden Tobiason attempts a pass during their win over Salesianum Photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

St. Elizabeth holds off Sallies in sold-out showdown

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

The sell out crowd and the big game atmosphere had little effect on both teams as St. Elizabeth settled in to their 2-2-1 full court press defensively and received some hot three point shooting get them on the score board early and often scoring 20 points in the first 6 minutes of the contest. Sallies clawed their way to within …