‘Little Shop of Horrors’ blooms at St. Thomas More

MAGNOLIA – “Little Shop of Horrors,” a tale of a blood-thirsty Venus flytrap, takes the stage this weekend at St. Thomas More Academy. The musical production focuses on the struggling Mushnik’s Flower Shop, where a suspicious plant shows up and unlike the rest of the plants in the shop, struggles to survive on sunlight and […]

Howard knocks St. Thomas More out of tourney

MAGNOLIA — So many times over the last several seasons, St. Thomas More’s girls’ basketball team has looked out-numbered. But, so many times, it didn’t matter. On Friday night, though, the Ravens couldn’t find a way to overcome. Eleventh-seeded Howard rallied for the final 10 points of the contest to knock off No. 6 St. […]

Knights win tight contest over Ravens 53-48

MAGNOLIA — The Sussex Central High and St. Thomas More Academy girls’ basketball teams are well-acquainted with one another by now. The two teams had played six times since 2016 heading into Tuesday’s matchup. And like many of their prior contests, it was a back-and-forth affair that came down to the wire. Sussex Central made […]

Raven girls grab bracket title at Pat Borowski Classic

FELTON — The St. Thomas More Academy girls’ basketball team cruised to its second straight Pat Borowski Classic championship with Friday night’s 55-42 win over Dover High. Senior Aniah Patterson led all scorers with 17 points, while teammates Jessica Simmons and Glennyce James added 15 points each for the Ravens (6-0). “It feels good,” Patterson […]

Patterson’s 20 leads Ravens past Panthers in Pat Borowski Classic

FELTON — Senior Aniah Patterson led all scorers with 20 points in St. Thomas More Academy’s 46-40 win over Polytech High in Day 1 action of the Pat Borowski Classic at Lake Forest High Thursday afternoon. The win sets the Ravens (5-0) up with a Bracket B championship showdown against Dover High (4-2) tonight. Tip-off […]

Ravens hope lean and mean roster yields success again

GLASGOW — The St. Thomas More girls’ basketball team knows the drill by now. There are only eight players on the varsity roster. That’s what the Ravens will have for every game, so most players are expected to play a full game, or close to it, while staying out of foul trouble. Difficult yes, but […]

Local roundup: St. Thomas More volleyball team tops Worcester Prep 3-0

St. Thomas More picked up a 3-0 victory over Worcester Prep, Md. in volleyball on Wednesday afternoon. The Ravens won the match by scores of 25-21, 25-7, 25-11. St. Thomas More, which edged Worcester, 3-2, earlier in the season, has won back-to-back matches to improve to 6-5. Delmarva Christian 3, Dover 2: The Royals won […]

Pigskin Picks

With Henlopen Conference teams opening their Northern and Southern Division schedules tonight, here’s our predictions for local high school and college games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 35-8 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 37-6 Ben Heck, Delaware State News: 28-15 Glenn Frazer, 105.9-FM: 33-10 Matt Pancek, WBOC-TV: 32-11 Today’s games High School Games start at […]

Caravel eliminates St. Thomas More 58-33 in girls hoop semifinals

NEWARK — A month ago, St. Thomas More lost to this same Caravel Academy team by 34 points. Yet here the Ravens were, in the state semifinals with a lead after the first quarter. The top-seeded Buccaneers were able to respond, though, rallying to defeat St. Thomas More 58-33 on Friday night to reach the […]

Small but mighty: Like St. Thomas More, Barnes doesn’t let size stop her

NEWARK — St. Thomas More was clinging to a three-point lead and only a handful of seconds remained. But Ravens’ guard DahNaija Barnes was trapped by three Hodgson defenders at midcourt. The senior didn’t panic, though, pivoting and getting the ball to teammate Sophia Stafford. Stafford quickly passed the ball to Jessica Simmons, who went […]