Josh Freeman et al. standing in front of a crowd

Tower Hill wins first basketball State Championship with performance for the ages

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Tower Hill boys basketball posing with the state championship trophy The #3 seed Tower Hill took on the #1 seed Salesianum in the DIAA boys’ basketball state championship game at University of Delaware Saturday night in a match up of first time finals participant the Hillers and multiple championship winner Salesianum High School. Tower Hill earned their way here Thursday …

a group of people standing on a basketball court

Caravel Survives valiant effort from Woodbridge in Girl’s Quarterfinal

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Caravel girls basketball team coming out of a huddle photo by Nick Halliday The Caravel Buccaneers girls’ basketball team came into Monday night’s quarterfinals as the #1 seed in the DIAA Girls’ Basketball Tournament.  Led by reigning Delaware Player of the Year, India Johnston, the Buccaneers were heavily favored heading into their matchup with the ninth-seeded Woodbridge.   They had …

Dover defense stifles Cavaliers

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Dovers Elijah Sessoms goes up to contest a shop by Middletowns Jaden Rogers photo by Nick Halliday The DIAA boys basketball second round matchup between No. 9 seed Dover and No.  Middletown promised to be an exciting game in front of a boisterous sellout crowd, and it was … for two quarters. The Dover defense held host Middletown to just …

Tower Hill survives late run by Delmar to advance to quarterfinals

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Delmar guard Takai Hugee rises up for a shot against Tower Hill photo by Joe Singles   #3 Seed Tower Hill hosted the #19 seed Delmar Wildcats in the 2nd round of the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament Tuesday evening. Delmar comes into the game coming off of a 59 -54 upset win over Woodbridge High School. The first quarter …

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Smyrna’s second half key to tourney win over St. George’s

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Coach Mears has his Smyrna Eagles boys basketball team in a huddle photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery   The Smyrna Eagles out-scored St. George’s 43-25 in the second half to win their opening round game in the DIAA boys basketball tournament Tuesday 69-46.  Smyrna broke open a close game at the half by posting a 17-11 third quarter over …

Delmar spoils senior night at Lake

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Jailyn Warner Delmar dribbles during to the basketball against Lake Forest photo by Nick Halliday The Delmar Wildcats broke open a one possession game in the final 2:15 of Friday night’s boys basketball game, winning 59-47 at Lake Forest on senior night for the Spartans. The Wildcats converted 9 of 11 attempts at the free throw line in that final …

Buccaneers Starting to Roll

Terry Rogers Sports

By Kevin Eickman   At the start of last week, the Milford boys’ basketball team was sitting at 8-8 after a Saturday win at Saint Mark’s. With the season winding down, this Milford team has started to play with a greater sense of urgency, knowing that a solid run to finish the season could land it in the state tournament. …