Saint Marks quarterback James Campbell warms up before a game photo by Nick Halliday

St. Mark’s Spartans hold Red Lions scoreless

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Spartans defense rebounded in a big win over Red Lion after giving up 30 points to Archmere last week. Each time the Lions threatened, the Spartans stood their ground. They clogged up holes, forced a fumble, sacked the quarterback and prevented the Lions from picking up any big plays during the game. The Spartans were able to keep the …

St. Marks Esports Center

The future is now at Saint Mark’s High School Esports Center

Charlie Megginson Education, Headlines

The term “student-athlete” takes on a new meaning at Saint Mark’s High School in Pike Creek, where gamers can exercise and flex perhaps the most important muscle of all: the brain. Senior Giovanni Antonelli is captain of Saint Mark’s Esports’ Mario Kart team, which plays out of the school’s brand new, state-of-the-art Esports Center. “It’s similar to most other sports …

Convoy taking wreaths to Arlington will stop in Delaware

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

This flag welcomed the 2020 Wreaths Across America trucks to the Town of Whitehall last year.   A convoy of 12 tractor-trailer trucks taking wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery will make three stops in Delaware. Wreaths Across America calls the run made by the semis loaned by various corporations “the country’s longest veterans’ parade” because it is taking handmade wreaths …

St. Mark’s to honor fallen student, Veterans with 20K challenge

Charlie Megginson Education, Headlines

Michaela McGowan, Cpl. Stephen McGowan’s sister, with her son Stephen and St. Marks President Tom Fertal   St. Mark’s High School in Wilmington will host its inaugural Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan 20K Challenge on Veterans Day to raise money for children of active-duty military and veterans who attend the school.  The event is open to the public and will be …

Pitching duel with St. Mark’s ends with Appo defending baseball title

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  While the weather may not look promising for Memorial Day Weekend, it was a beautiful at Frawley Stadium for the Thursday semi-final of the 2021 DIAA Baseball State Tournament. The 4 p.m. game saw 10th seeded Appoquinimink Jaguars — the 2019 champion — take on 3rd seeded and traditional powerhouse St. Mark’s Spartans. This one was hyped up to …