Soccer champs: Sallies over Charter, Caravel blanks St. Marks

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Salesianum Sals went on to win their second straight DIAA Division I Boys Soccer state championship and twenty first overall. Sallies defeated Wilmington Charter by a score of 4-1 at Dover high school.  The Sals scored two goals in each half of the game. In the first half Jake Ross scored the first goal then assisted Gianluca Marroni for …

Salesianum, Tatnall boys repeat champs in DIAA cross country

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

On an unseasonably warm day at KIllens Pond State Park, Tatnall and Salesianum defended their team championships but the Sals had a much closer race then the Hornets. Cape Henlopen’s Ryan Baker led the boys division one race until the final quarter mile when he was passed by both Jonathan Drew (Middletown) and Matt Miller (Sallies). Drew won the race …

Smyrna dominates second half in a Homecoming to Remember

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The highly anticipated showdown between No. 1 Smyrna and No. 3 Salesianum did not disappoint. The opening half alone featured several “highlight” plays, keeping the large homecoming crowd on the edge of their seats. The home team Eagles’ defense provided the first highlight when senior linebacker Nasir Jenkins gathered a “tipped” pass in stride for a 30-yard “pick six”, barely …

Salesianum, Padua runners win Joe O’Neill Invitational titles

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Bellevue State Park was the setting for a “picture-perfect” Autumn day as 416 varsity runners competed in the Joe O’Neill Cross Country Invitational. Salesianum and Padua took the team titles. The Sals (66) finished just 6 points ahead of 2nd place Middletown. Cape Henlopen took 3rd with 90 points. The Cavaliers’ Jonathan Drew won the boys race with a time …

Golden Knights grind out a win in home opener

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – The Sussex Central Golden Knights locked into a defensive battle with Salesianum in their home opener on a night where they paid tribute to the Armed Forces. Andrew Long went around the left end for a 45 yard touchdown with six minutes to go in the first half. The score would stand for the next 30 minutes as …

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Sussex Tech defeats Salesianum at Frawley Stadium

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Sussex Tech made the trip upstate to face off with an undefeated Salesianum baseball team in front of a great crowd at Frawley Stadium. The Ravens were losers of their last three games falling to Cape Henlopen, Delmar, and Indian River before Saturday afternoons game. Salesianum scored first as they were able to score 3 runs in the bottom of …

Sals head back to the BOB after surviving in OT

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Salesianum boys basketball team celebrates after defeating Dover in the DIAA Quarterfinals photo by Nick Halliday It was a shame that this matchup had to take place so early in the DIAA Boys’ Basketball State Tournament.  These two programs were in Delaware Live’s top 10 all year and were in the top 5 most of the year.  Dover came into …

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Week 9 boys and girls high school basketball top 10 rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Boy’s Week 9 Ranking   Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking 1 Sallies 9-7 1 2 Sanford  12-2 3 3 Tower Hill 13-3 2 4 Howard 13-3 4 5 Dover 15-2 5 6 Caravel  13-4 7 7 William Penn 12-4 8 8 Middletown 12-4 9 9 Seaford 12-4 NR 10 Appoquinimink 12-4 6   Girls Week 9 Rankings Ranking Schools …

Big plays were key in Middletowns semifinal win

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Middletown – The Middletown Cavaliers advanced to their 10th championship game since 2010 with a 33-15 win over long-time rival Salesianum Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd. Big plays were the key for Middletown as all five touchdowns covered 31 yards or more. The game began with the longest play of the night when Zy’Aire Tart took the …

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Sallies advances with win over reigning champs

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — Five different players scored for Salesianum as the Sals, the third seed in the DIAA Class 3A football tournament, knocked Sussex Central from the bracket with a 34-12 win on Nov. 27 at Abessinio Stadium. The win sets up a meeting at Middletown next weekend. The Sals and Cavaliers did not play this season. The tone was set …