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Sals’ Wallace named soccer player of the year

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Bryce Wallace, a senior at Salesianum who scored both of his team’s goals in the state championship game on Nov. 18, was named the Delaware soccer player of the year by the Delaware High School Soccer Coaches Association. Read more »

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Wallace scores twice, McCloskey preserves lead as Sals take soccer crown

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SMYRNA – Salesianum’s soccer team posed in the net, eight fingers extended to signify the school’s eighth consecutive state championship. But this was the first time this group of seniors had allowed the opponent to score in the final, and it took a herculean effort from goalkeeper Emmett McCloskey to preserve a 2-1 victory over Appoquinimink on Nov. 18 at Smyrna High School.

Bryce Wallace was the offensive hero for Sallies, scoring twice in his final high school game. That includes the title-clincher in the 57th minute, where Ethan Lupichuk took a pass from Drew Blackwell deep into the corner to the left of the Appo goal and sent a cross into the crease in front of Jaguars keeper Jason Sommer. Wallace came streaking up the middle of the box and slid, knocking the ball into the net. Read more »

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All-Catholic volleyball final; Sals reach soccer semis

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The fall season is coming to a close, with only playoffs remaining in a few sports. This week, we combine the girls’ and boys’ schedules. After this week, we will take a break before returning with basketball in early December. Read more »

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Sallies dominates possession in opening-round soccer win

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BEAR – Salesianum is used to championship soccer teams, but the 2017 version might be among the best seen on 18th and Broom streets. The Sals opened their march toward an eighth straight state championship by scoring two first-half goals, then holding on in the brisk weather for a 2-0 victory over eighth-seeded Wilmington Charter on Nov. 11 at Bob Peoples Stadium at Caravel Academy. Read more »

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Playoffs have arrived for soccer, while football wraps regular season

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Leading off with football, that sport has reached week 10 of the regular season. The teams will find out next weekend if they will be playing in the postseason. The Division II soccer tournament features a matchup between two Catholic schools. Read more »

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Soccer regular season concludes, while football powers collide at Baynard

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It’s crunch time for soccer, as the regular season ends Thursday, and playoff seeding will be announced before the end of the week. The Division II tournament begins Saturday, with St. Mark’s and Archmere likely participants. The Division I tournament, headed by Salesianum, kicks off next week. Football, meanwhile, features a matchup of two of the state’s best in a highly anticipated matchup. Read more »

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Playoff pictures still unclear as soccer, football roll on

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Soccer begins its final 10 days of the regular season on Monday, while the football campaign enters week eight with a bunch of variables clouding the postseason picture. Read more »

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Laurel goal in double-overtime spoils Spartans soccer comeback

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MILLTOWN – St. Mark’s soccer team climbed out of a big hole in its nonconference game against Laurel on Oct. 17, eventually sending the contest to overtime. But the Bulldogs made sure the long trip from Sussex County was worth the time, scoring in the 94th minute to head home with a thrilling 5-4 victory.

Matt Ziomek tied the contest at 3-3 early in the second half with his second goal of the afternoon, setting the stage for the exciting finish. On a Spartans counter-attack, Ziomek sent a left-footed shot from the top of the 18-yard box past Bulldogs goalkeeper Jailon Gillespie. The ball struck the post, then spun into the net. Read more »

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Soccer enters home stretch, while football continues with big battles

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The week in soccer includes a visit from a surprising contender from Sussex County, while Catholic school football teams keep eyes on the postseason. Read more »

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Big matchups await in field hockey, volleyball

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Field hockey and volleyball are – to use another sport’s term – rounding third for the regular season. Both sports have a few compelling matchups this week as the playoff picture becomes more focused. Read more »

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