The four-year journey of transforming Baynard Stadium concludes Friday night as Salesianum hosts Smyrna in the first game at Rocco Abessinio Stadium.
Facing a shortage of competitive games and an earlier potential lawsuit from Salesianum, Delaware high school football might look a lot different next fall.
Wilmington Friends has forfeit Friday's football game at Saint Mark's, as the school is struggling to keep a healthy roster.
Delaware is one of two states, along with Michigan, that are requiring mask use for most of its high school athletes, but one winter sport is trying to crack that trend.
Sussex Tech will close their campus on Thursday and Friday, including not playing their football game this weekend, due to a third COVID-19 positive test this week.
Woodbridge High School will revert to a remote learning model until at least November 9, 2020, and the football team will lose three games, after the school reported multiple positive COVID-19 cases among staff members and students.
William Penn High School's volleyball and boys soccer teams will not play for two weeks after a confirmed COVID-19 case was associated with the school.
High school sports in Delaware began their abbreviated and delayed campaigns on Monday, but some parents have been left behind closed doors.
Salesianum football will, in fact, have a full 7-game schedule after two Flight A football teams agreed to play the Sals this season.
For a tenuous 20 minutes Thursday night, the Delaware high school fall sports season was on thin ice.
Salesianum added two more football games to their schedule on Wednesday, but that's still not enough for their program.
"At this time, the best I can tell Salesianum is -- I wish you a lot of luck in trying to reach out to folks in Pennsylvania, and potentially there could be some movement out of the next football committee meeting."
In a year of COVID-19 related modifications in the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association, their football committee is making few changes to their postseason format.
The Sports Medicine Advisory Committee of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association took a stand on those looking to avoid the mandatory mask rule.
Less than three weeks remain before the start of the Delaware high school fall season, and many groups still are wondering how the mandatory mask rule will be enforced.
When the DIAA Board of Directors voted September 28 as the date to commence fall sports in Delaware, it wasn't the top choice of the state's heads of school, but as the first [electric] whistle prepares to sound, plenty of questions remain.
'We all have the same goal in mind. We all want the student-athletes back on the fields and courts, but we want to know what rules are there?"
Delaware Military Academy was the only first-time winner as the DIAA unveiled their 2019-20 sportsmanship awards.
Progress and hope are two key words around Salesianum's Abessinio Stadium project at the moment.
Sanford's Allie Kubek has been named the 2019-20 Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association Girls Basketball Player of the Year.
Dover's Elijah Allen has been named the 2019-2020 Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association Delaware Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Administration has cancelled the rest of the 2020 Boys, Girls, and Unified Basketball Championships following the declaration of a State of Emergency by Governor John Carney.
The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Administration has moved the four basketball state semifinals to member schools after Tuesday's decision by the University of Delaware to not allow spectators into the Bob Carpenter Center.
Conrad sisters Julie and Stefanie Kulesza each scored 17 points as the Red Wolves earned their fourth straight trip to the Bob Carpenter Center with a 59-24 DIAA Girls Basketball Quarterfinal win over Archmere.
Padua’s Michelle Kozicki scored a season-high 42 points as the Pandas rolled past Polytech 67-45 and into the 2020 DIAA Girls Basketball Quarterfinals.
"Keep your hands up and guard."
Defending state champion Sanford is the top seed for the 2020 DIAA Boys Basketball Championship that begins Tuesday, March 3.
2018 Champion Conrad, and a Cape Henlopen team that defeated them in the regular season, are the top two seeds for the 2020 DIAA Girls Basketball Tournament.
Padua's Brieana Hallo & Caravel's Gabriella Marte were both born in the United States, both currently live in Delaware, but will not represent the U.S. in a major worldwide soccer competition that begins this weekend.
Salesianum's Donte DiVincenzo and Ursuline's Adrianna Hahn, who both went on to play at Villanova, were selected Delaware's basketball Players of the Decade by a panel of coaches and media members.
The man behind “The System” in Delaware High School Football, Larry Cylc, died on Sunday at the age of 63.
Thirty-three years ago, President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation declaring a day on the first week of February as National Women in Sports Day.
Caravel's Ethan Potter is wrapping up his senior year before going off to Villanova in the fall, but he's going to need to find shelf space for plenty of trophies he received Monday night.
A fight at the Sussex Tech vs. Cape Henlopen boys basketball game led to a finish that featured just three total players on the court.
Baynard Stadium is just a memory at this point, but with 247 days until Salesianum’s first scheduled home game of 2020, they say the new Abessinio Stadium should be ready.
Baseball is a sport where perfection is difficult to achieve, but that's exactly what Appoquinimink did last spring to be named Delaware's Team of the Year by the Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association.
Salesianum used a key third quarter run to turn the tables on Saint Elizabeth, handing the Vikings a 51-45 loss for their first setback of the season.
There were only three unbeaten teams in Delaware boys basketball going into Friday night, and Seaford stayed on that list with a 63-51 win over Wilmington Friends at the Quaker Classic.