Sussex Academy wins first soccer state championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, High Schools, Sports

DOVER – It was a day to remember at Dover High School on the afternoon of Nov. 18, as Sussex Academy made a little bit of history. The Seahawks outlasted Saint Mark’s, 5-4, in penalty kicks for the DIAA Division II boys championship. It was the first team championship in school history. No. 1 Sussex Academy trailed No. 6 Saint …

View from the Baseline: Week 7 volleyball top 10 rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

We’ve reached the final week of the regular season. The next edition of the Baseline will include a look at the state tournament bracket, but a lot will happen between now and then. The focus this week will be, for many teams, fine-tuning as the state tournament approaches. For others, however, whether they play past this week depends on how …

View from the Baseline: Week 5 volleyball top 10 rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Could we be seeing a state championship preview this week? That certainly could be the case on Tuesday, when Saint Mark’s and Smyrna meet at 6 p.m. The Spartans and Eagles are the last two remaining unbeaten teams in Delaware after two others who entered last week with no losses — Newark Charter and Middletown — both went down to …

Delaware Live’s top football games this fall

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

With the fall high school sports season around the corner we wanted to give you an early list of our top games. Below are my 15 football games that are a must watch this upcoming fall season.  Football 3A Games to Watch:   Smyrna @ Sallies on September 22nd:  Sallies has a new coach that will lead to a more …

Saint Mark’s Addie Till wins girls wrestling national title

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

Saint Mark’s High School has a Wrestling National Champ and HER name is Addie Till. Till stood on top of the podium at 118 pounds in Salisbury, Maryland on May 6 as the MAWA Eastern National Champion. Hard to believe it was just three years ago when the Spartan freshman decided to get involved in the sport of wrestling. “When …

Tower Hill, St. Mark’s and Lake Forest end mat title droughts

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Lewes – The have nots became the haves at the 67th Annual DIAA Individual State Wrestling Championships Saturday night at Cape Henlopen High School. Tower Hill ended the longest drought crowning their first two state champions since Bill Rankin won the 130 pound weight class for the Hillers in 1972. Tower Hill junior Jack Duffy won a dramatic 6-5 decision …

Saint Mark’s Scheppers Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

(Wilmington, DE) Saint Mark’s High School is pleased to announce that Maddie Schepers ’22 was recently named the Gatorade Delaware Girls Soccer Player of the Year.  The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated both on and off the field, distinguishes Schepers as Delaware’s best high school girls …

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Long time volleyball coach retiring after 37 years

Jason Winchell Sports

Dave Stover Wilmington Charter Volleyball When the 2022 Delaware high school volleyball season rolls around next summer, one familiar face isn’t sure how he’s going to feel. “I’m happy watching the Big 10 on TV. I’ll know how bad next August is, how bad I miss it, though,” said Dave Stover, who just wrapped up a 37-year career as one …