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Salesianum swims past Archmere, remains unbeaten against Delaware opposition

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WILMINGTON – Salesianum’s top-ranked swimming team won 10 of 11 events and held off a game Archmere squad in a 93-72 win Feb. 6 at the Walnut Street YMCA. With the win, the Sals improved to 9-2, with both losses coming to out-of-state opponents. Read more »

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Padua continues indoor track dominance, Salesianum returns to championship form

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Padua Academy had winners in seven events, including a state-record performance from standout Lydia Olivere, as the Pandas captured their sixth straight indoor track and field state championship Feb. 3 at the Prince Georges Sports and Learning Center in Landover, Md. Salesianum used a strong performance in the field events to take home the boys’ crown it narrowly missed last season.

Padua finished with 140 points, comfortably ahead of second-place Smyrna, who had 110.5. For the Pandas, it was their 14th championship in indoor track and field. Read more »

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Big rivalry matchups dot high school basketball schedule

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As the teams head down the homestretch of the regular season, this week features a few Catholic rivalry matchups, including the most celebrated on both the boys’ and girls’ sides. Read more »

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Conrad’s offensive weapons too much for Ursuline

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WILMINGTON – Ursuline came out firing in its nonconference girls basketball game Feb. 2 at top-ranked Conrad, but the Raiders came up a bit short in the upset bid, falling, 73-62, in front of a packed gymnasium. It was the first meeting between the two schools.

The Raiders, the No. 5 team in Delaware according to 302Sports.com, got off to a good start, taking a 2-0 lead before the game officially started. Maggie Connolly drained two technical free throws as Conrad was penalized for not reporting a player uniform number change. Connolly then scored after Ursuline inbounded the ball, and the Raiders were off to a quick 4-0 start. Read more »

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Sister Mary Bertha Hennessy, one of first Oblate Sisters in U.S., dies at 91

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CHILDS, Md. — Sister Mary Bertha Hennessy, the last of the five Oblate Sisters of St. Francis de Sales who founded the order’s ministry in the United States, died Jan. 28 in Childs. Born in England of Irish descent, the 91-year-old had been a member of the Oblates since 1948. Read more »

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Ji Seong-ho, highlighted in State of Union, spoke at Archmere in 2015

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EDITOR’S NOTE: As is customary, President Donald Trump illustrated acts of courage by numerous people throughout his State of the Union speech. Presidents since Ronald Reagan have chosen to invite people who have demonstrated specific acts of bravery, courage and kindness to be held up as beacons of strength. One such person Tuesday night was Ji Seong-ho, a Korean who overcame long odds to escape North Korea. In 2015, he spoke to Archmere Academy students and described his difficult plight. Below is Dialog staff writer Mike Lang’s article from the local event in November 2015.

By Mike Lang
Dialog staff

CLAYMONT – A North Korean man, who risked his life to help support his family as a boy and then again in an attempt to find freedom away from his homeland, visited Archmere Academy recently to tell his story of torture, persistence, escape and reward.

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Delaware high school basketball this week: low in number, high in impact

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The final three full weeks before the state tournament begin with a Catholic Conference rematch for the girls, while St. Elizabeth launches a light slate of games on the boys’ side with a trip north. Read more »

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Salesianum, Ursuline find success in pool vs. Tower Hill

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WILMINGTON – Defending state champions Ursuline and Salesianum swam away with wins over Tower Hill on Jan. 25 in swimming. Ursuline overwhelmed the Hillers, while the Sals took a close one from their opponent in the meet at the H. Fletcher Brown Boys and Girls Club. Read more »

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Padua senior brings gift of books to area organizations

January 25th, 2018 Posted in Education and Careers, Our Diocese, Youth

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WILMINGTON — Kennedy Crowder realizes she was born with opportunities and advantages that others her age may not have. So she decided to do something to help even the playing field.

Over the past few years, the Padua Academy senior has collected and donated thousands of books to area organizations, including the Sunday Breakfast Mission, the Ministry of Caring, Child Inc. and Bancroft Elementary School. Crowder has always liked how giving made her feel, but over the years she has realized that she is donating more than books. Read more »

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St. Elizabeth hopes an Hour of Code leads to lifetime of interest

January 25th, 2018 Posted in Education and Careers, Our Diocese, Uncategorized, Youth

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WILMINGTON — On an early December morning, first-grade students at St. Elizabeth School laughed as they helped program an electronic ball to follow a taped path along the floor of their classroom. Upstairs, sixth-graders played around with one of the most recognizable pieces of art of their generation, the Google logo, making it sing and dance, changing its shape and colors. Read more »

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