Tower Hill earns first ever state final appearance

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Tower Hill celebrating after earnng their first ever state championship final in school history photo by Nick Halliday The No. 3 seed Tower Hill Hillers took on the No. 10 seed Seaford Blue Jays Thursday evening at University of Delaware in the semi-finals of the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament. This was Tower Hill’s second trip to the semis in …

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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 …

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Seaford advances to 1st Final Four in 25 Years

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Seaford boys basketball heading to the semifinals of the DIAA boys basketball state championship photo courtesy of Seaford Instagram & pics by TYY Fourth year head coach Vince Evans was a senior in 1997 when the Blue Jays won the program’s only state championship in boys basketball. He now has Seaford one game away from a return to the title …

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Woodbridge rallies in girl’s 2nd round action

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Woodbridge Lady Blue Raiders girls basketball team photo courtesy of Woodbridge sports page   Trailing by 11 points at halftime, Woodbridge turned up the defensive pressure, created double-digit turnovers and advanced to the DIAA quarterfinals with a win at Lake Forest 47-43 Friday night. The 9th seeded Blue Raiders found themselves down 30-19 at the half as Lake was “hitting …

Seaford’s 3-point shooting leads them into quarterfinals

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

Kashmeir Wise takes a thre point attempt in win over appoquinimink photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery It was an unorthodox start at Appoquinimink High School for round 2 of the DIAA Playoffs. Seaford’s Brent Ricketts received a technical foul for dunking during pregame warm ups, resulting in two free throws and possession for Appoquinimink to begin the game. But …

Dover defense stifles Cavaliers

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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

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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 …

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No. 21 seed Caesar Rodney knocks off Archmere in first round

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Photo by Joe Singles The first round of the boys’ basketball state tournament tipped off Tuesday evening at a number of locations throughout the state. One of the many first round games featured the #12 seed Archmere Auks hosting the #21 seed Caesar Rodney Riders. The Auks came out early with their usual brand of half- court basketball, making the …