William Penn baseball Justin Weidner got the win over Caravel. Photo by Nick Halliday

Weidner lifts William Penn over Caravel in extra innings

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  William Penn’s Justin Weidner got the game winning hit and the win on the mound as the No. 8  Colonials needed extra innings to defeat the No. 10 Caravel Buccaneers on their home field.   Weidner was clutch all game, but he couldn’t have been any more clutch then in the top of the ninth inning. Mikey Baker led …

William Penn baseball Colby Gilbert hit a go ahead three run home run to lift the Colonials over Saint Marks. Photo by Nick Halliday

William Penn powers past Saint Mark’s

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  No. 3 William Penn visited Gene Alesandrini field on the campus No. 8 Saint Mark’s to face off in a top ten baseball matchup. The Colonials battled back from behind two times to defeat the Spartans at home.    The Spartans jumped out to an early two run lead in the bottom of the first inning. Chase Thorton led …

William Penn baseball pitcher John Grybowski got the win over DMA photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Grybowski shuts down No. 1 DMA

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The wind was blustery, sometimes producing 40 mile and hour gusts as No. 7 William Penn hosted No. 1 Delaware Military (DMA). This top ten matchup did not disappoint as two of the state’s top teams faced off in an old fashion pitchers duel.     William Penn’s ace  John Gryboski started for the Colonials and faced off against DMA’s …

William Penns Emmanuel Vonhm dunks the ball in the game against Caravel photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 1

William Penn’s big fourth quarter lifts them over Caravel

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The Caravel Buccaneers came into the hostile William Penn Colonials gym Wednesday night, but they were not intimidated. The Buccaneers were able to keep pace with the No. 5 Colonials leading them at halftime 27-23, and after three quarters they found themselves only down by two with a 43-41 lead by the colonials.    However the fourth quarter was …

William Penn basketball celebrates after a timeout in their win over Appo photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

William Penn wins Flight-A opener over Appo High

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Middletown, DE)  William Penn fell behind early, but closed the first quarter on a 16-5 run to lead Appoquinimink 21-10 Thursday night in boys basketball action. The Colonials actually found themselves down 1-0 before the game clock started. A William Penn player dunked the ball during pregame warmups, resulting in a technical foul. Jaguar junior guard Riley Busby converted …

Sussex Central running warmup plays before their game against William Penn photo by Nick Halliday

Sussex Central impresses in win at William Penn

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

It was a packed weekend for the Delaware Live Sports team as we had 5 games on the schedule for week 0!  The final game of the schedule came on Saturday afternoon in New Castle as John Wells led his Sussex Central Golden Knights up to William Penn to take on the Colonials. The fireworks came early in this one, …

Spartans big first inning too much for the Colonials

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Kyle Reader Saint Mark’s being held on by John Grybowksi from Willam Penn photo courtesy of Nick Halliday Saint Mark’s victory over William Pen was keyed by a big first inning. The Spartans were able to send five runners across the plate in the bottom of the first inning Friday night.    Garrett Quinn and Kyle Reader both knocked in …

Sallies holds off William Penn for third win of the season

Joe SinglesHigh Schools, Sports

Salesianum Boys Basketball team photo by Nick Halliday The William Penn Colonials visited Sallies Saturday night in what was one of the most highly anticipated match-ups of the 2021-2022 boys’ basketball season thus far. The Colonials came in with a 9-1 record with their only loss coming to Middletown. Sallies on the other hand started the game with a 2-6 …