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Newark High School Yellowjackets
750 East Delaware Avenue, Newark, DE 19711

Conference:  Blue Hen Flight A

Football:  Butch Simpson
Volleyball:  Jennifer Johnson
Boys Basketball:  Shannon McCants
Girls Basketball:  Curtis Bunche


VIDEO | Newark’s Earl looking to turn Blue-Gold ‘buddy’ experience into a career

Saturday's DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game will mark the end of Newark linebacker Michael Earl's football career, but he hopes ...
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VIDEO | High School Plays of the Year 2017-18

Welcome in to's High School Plays of the Year for the 2017/18 season. It's been a stellar year with ...
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VIDEO | High School Plays of the Week April 8, 2018

Welcome in to's High School Plays of the Week for April 8, 2018. A good mix of action from ...
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VIDEO | 5-run 6th inning rallies Sussex Tech baseball past Newark

Sussex Tech's Grant Lamers hit a pair of RBI triples to send the Ravens to their first victory of the ...
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VIDEO | High School Plays of the Winter 2018

Welcome into's High School Plays of the Winter. While Delaware enjoys its fourth beating from a cold mother nature, ...
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High School Plays of the Week March 4, 2018

Welcome in to's High School Plays of the Week. March Madness is upon us and that means hoops on ...
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VIDEO | Jordan Brown’s 15 led the way for St. Elizabeth as they advance in DIAA Tournament

St. Elizabeth advanced in the DIAA Boys Basketball tournament on Tuesday with a 61-56 victory over Newark. Newark would start ...
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2018 Delaware Boys Basketball Tournament First Round Preview

Another wide-open DIAA Boys Basketball Tournament gets underway Tuesday night at 8 campus sites throughout Delaware. WELCOME BACK - No ...
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VIDEO | High School Plays of the Week February 25, 2018

Welcome in to's plays of the week. Plenty of Olympic style to go with the closing of the Olympics ...
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VIDEO | Newark/Tatnall completes epic comeback to take DHSHL title from Appo

A two-goal deficit is what Newark/Tatnall had to overcome to take the Delaware High School Hockey League champioship from Appoquinimink ...
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VIDEO | Newark rallies from 15 points down for “must-win” triumph over Dover

Sensing they had to win their regular season finale, Newark rallied from a 15-point second quarter deficit to defeat Dover ...
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VIDEO | High School Plays of the Week February 4th, 2018

Welcome in to's plays of the week. Plenty of diverse action this week. A big showing from Smyrna who ...
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VIDEO | Hodges’ shot helps Newark edge Glasgow, boost playoff hopes

Newark's Joey Hodges took advantage of a gap in Glasgow's defense, driving in for the winning shot with 18 seconds ...
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VIDEO | High School Plays of the Holidays

We saved one last present from the tree, menorah or kinara. The last two weeks have been jam packed with ...
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VIDEO | Appo wins a wild one in Newark

Two teams on losing streaks and the long ball was prominent as Appoquinimik escaped the trip to Newark 60-57. The ...
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VIDEO | Construction time for Newark football

Newark's football practice field looks like a construction zone. While Barry Zehnder's Yellowjackets are looking to turn around a 3-7 ...
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Delaware’s top 2016-17 high school sports programs

Caesar Rodney High School in Camden features Delaware's best overall sports program according to a formula created by Delaware SportsZone ...
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Appo’s Steckline tops 2017 All-State Baseball Teams

   Appoquinimink pitcher/first baseman Ryan Steckline has been named Delaware's player of the year by the Delaware Baseball Coaches Association ...
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VIDEO | Newark shuts out Delcastle 2-0, climbs to 7-5

On a perfect weather night in Newark, the YellowJackets defeated Delcastle 2-0 on Wednesday Night. In the first half, both ...
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2017 Blue Hen Conference Basketball All-Stars named

   Mount Pleasant put two players on Flight A's boys basketball first team to lead the 2017 Blue Hen All-Conference ...
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VIDEO: DIAA Girls Swimming & Diving Championships

Results from today's Girls DIAA Swimming & Diving Championships in Newark 200 Yard Medley Relay 1. Cape Henlopen 2. Newark ...
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VIDEO: Newark wins 14th on Senior Day

Newark would claim their first lead at 8-7 and never look back as they defeated Appoquinimink 69-61 on Tuesday Night ...
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VIDEO: Newark’s Drumgo-Sharpe – Athlete of the Week

Going through drills is a normal part of a basketball player's season, but for Newark's Michael Drumgo-Sharpe, they could be ...
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VIDEO: No. 1 Mount bounces back from setback, slams No. 3 Newark

Top-ranked Mount Pleasant suffered their first in-state loss of the season Tuesday, and they took it out on No. 3 ...
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2017 Blue-Gold football rosters named

The rosters for the 62nd annual DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game were announced Thursday. Caravel's John Reed will coach the ...
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VIDEO: Yellowjackets rally to beat conference rival William Penn

It took some time, but the Yellowjackets finally figured out how to beat the Colonial defense. Newark took down their ...
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C.R., Conrad girls, Newark boys rise in latest Delaware SportsZone rankings

Caesar Rodney's upset of then-No. 2 Saint Elizabeth sparked some more movement in the girls basketball rankings as teams enter ...
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VIDEO: Creative goal sends Newark soccer past Glasgow

Newark's Gimel Djan scored on a reverse header midway through the first half to help spark the Yellowjackets to a ...
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VIDEO: Newark and Delcastle battle to a draw

Newark and Delcastle battled to a draw Thursday night before a raucous crowd of Yellow Jacket faithful. Both teams struggled ...
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VIDEO: Glasgow rolls over Newark to remain undefeated

Glasgow's offense showed up big Friday night on the way to a 28-0 victory over Newark to remain undefeated on ...
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VIDEO: Plays of the Week – September 26, 2016

Smyrna's Leddie Brown set the tone immediately against Salesianum with a kickoff return that tops this week's WDEL/Delaware SportsZone Plays ...
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VIDEO: Appo shows up big on Homecoming night

Homecoming night is full of crowds, courts, kings, queens and of course football. Friday night Appoquinimink’s homecoming crowd had plenty ...
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VIDEO: Colmery’s return sparks St. Mark’s past Newark

St. Mark's Austin Colmery returned a kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown after Newark tied the game, pacing the Spartans ...
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Smyrna, Woodbridge football top 2016 Delaware SportsZone preseason fall rankings

(Updated September 4, 2016) FOOTBALL DIVISION I 1) Smyrna 2) Middletown 3) Salesianum 4) Concord 5) Cape Henlopen 6) William ...
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VIDEO: Summer’s heat doesn’t melt excitement for high school football camps

The heat may have exposed who wasn't properly conditioned or hydrated, but it didn't slow down the excitement as fall ...
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2016 Top Returning Boys Cross Country Runners

Boys Cross Country will have some new faces at the front as the race to November 12th's DIAA State Championships ...
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VIDEO: Newark’s Guerrero – DSZ HS Athlete of the Week

Newark offensive tackle Angel Guerrero wasn't even on the original Gold team roster for this year's DFRC Blue/Gold All-Star Football ...
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VIDEO: Reeder’s three touchdowns power Blue in All-Star battle

Salesianum's Colby Reeder scored three touchdowns, including a game-record 100-yard interception return, in a 31-20 Blue victory in the 61th ...
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VIDEO: Emory’s five hits, five RBIs pace Newark to tournament win

Newark's Drew Emory went 5-for-5 with five RBIs as No. 17 Newark pulled a mild 12-4 upset over district-rival No ...
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VIDEO: St. Mark’s pulls away from Newark to advance to baseball quarterfinals

Saint Mark's Jeremy Vogel drove in two runs, and Sean Gilardi allowed one run over six innings as the Spartans ...
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VIDEO: Warwick’s goal lifts Newark past Hawks in OT

Newark prevailed in overtime in a wild game on Senior Day at St. Georges Saturday morning. Ryan Warwick's goal 56 ...
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VIDEO: Myre’s 23 saves help unbeaten Caravel lacrosse edge Newark

Caravel goaltender Garrett Myre made two of his 23 saves in the final minute as the Bucs remained unbeaten with ...
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VIDEO: Barat’s OT goal rallies Mount past Newark in soaker

Veronica Barat's half-volley strike four minutes into overtime sent Mount Pleasant to a 2-1 victory over Newark in girls soccer ...
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Newark picks former QB to replace legendary coach Butch Simpson

Barry Zehnder had many conversations with Newark principal Curt Bedford growing up, but none were quite like the one they ...
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VIDEO: Mount Pleasant surpasses Newark

The No. 4 Mount Pleasant Green Knights secured a spot in the quarterfinals in 2016 DIAA State Tournament after defeating ...
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VIDEO: Newark’s Roberson, Smyrna among DIAA Wrestling champions

Smyrna claimed three championships, and Newark's Nazr Roberson won his school's first title since 2001 at the 2016 DIAA Individual ...
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VIDEO: Newark prevails against district rival

The Newark Yellow Jackets escaped Glasgow with a victory 43-41, after trailing most of the game. Jyair Fuller pushed 5 ...
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VIDEO: Appo’s Cale goes off for 28 in win over Newark

Appoquinimink honored junior Myles Cale prior to their game with Newark Wednesday night after becoming the fourth Jaguar to reach ...
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National Signing Day – February 2016

February 3 was the first day that high school student-athletes in Football, Soccer, and Men's Water Polo could sign National ...
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VIDEO: William Penn’s Defense, Free Throws pace win

William Penn proved that defense and free throws can take a team a long way as they defeated Newark 47-28 ...
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VIDEO: Yellowjackets run past Woodbridge

With defense and a strong transition game, the Newark Yellowjackets took control early and defeated Woodbridge 48-38 in their Dragon ...
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VIDEO: Newark dominates in game 1 of Dickinson Winter Classic

Newark dominated the court to take down St. Andrew's in the first game of the Dickinson Winter Classic 68-24. Three ...
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VIDEO: Appo hustle stings Yellowjackets

Appoquinimink turned in a dominating performance Saturday night, shutting out Newark 2-0 and advancing to the DIAA Division I boys ...
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VIDEO: Newark wins Simpson’s final game

Newark sent 39-year head coach Butch Simpson out in style as they routed A.I. duPont 29-7 at home Friday night ...
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VIDEO: Plays of the Week – October 28

An interception that was stolen away by a Glasgow receiver tops our WDEL/Delaware SportsZone Plays of the Week. Lake Forest, ...
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VIDEO: 2OT winner sends Newark closer to playoff berth

Newark's Diego Guzman slid home a cross from Brandon Pellegrini in double overtime for an important 2-1 victory over Delcastle ...
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VIDEO: Newark’s Beston – HS Athlete of the Week

Newark Cross Country's Rachel Beston is this week's Delaware Athlete of the Week. Rachel set a personal-best by running ...
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VIDEO: Plays of the Week – October 19

Three interceptions returned for touchdowns, two game-deciding penalty shots in different sports, and a cross-country course record highlight this week's ...
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VIDEO: William Penn dominates, wins 18th straight

Newark was packed for the 39th and final homecoming coached by Butch Simpson, but it would be William Penn who ...
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VIDEO: Padua’s Olivere, Newark’s Beston shine at O’Neill Invitational

Padua sophomore Lydia Olivere raced to the front early on, and pulled away late for a 23 second victory at ...
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VIDEO: Concord raids Newark in impressive home win

Concord delivered an impressive win Saturday afternoon at home, defeating Newark 48-8. Nicholas Adinolfi started the Raiders off on the ...
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VIDEO: Yellowjackets sting Glasgow

In a game the Yellowjackets needed, they delivered a 26-12 victory at home in a rare Monday night game. This ...
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VIDEO: Mount Pleasant wins over Newark

Mount Pleasant (1-0) took on Newark (1-0) Saturday morning on their home field as both teams looked to stay undefeated ...
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VIDEO: Plays of the Week – 9/14/15

Interceptions by Newark's Bryce Ciarlo, Sussex Tech's Timaun Williams, and DMA's Brennan Hazewski highlight this week's Delaware SportsZone/WDEL Plays of ...
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VIDEO: Newark holds on to early lead for win

The Newark Yellowjackets open up their season by traveling to St. Mark's to take on the Spartans who many have ...
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Athletics cuts loom in Christina district, JV status undecided

Athletics cuts are coming to the cash-strapped Christina School District, but the full extent wasn't known after the district's Board ...
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Christina’s JV, Freshman teams threatened by cuts

Junior varsity and freshman sports teams in the Christina School District could be cut as part of a budget relief ...
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Walsh’s block gives William Penn a win

William Penn's Danny Walsh blocked a shot with three seconds left to help the Colonials hang on for a 47-45 ...
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Newark’s Campbell throws 5 TDs in win

Newark quarterback Ben Campbell threw for five touchdowns, and rushed for another, as the Yellowjackets defeated Oxford (Pa.) 40-25 in ...
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Campbell’s 4 TD’s leads Newark over Delcastle

Ben Campbell had 4 total touchdowns in his final Homecoming game and Newark won big over Delcastle by a score ...
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VIDEO: Newark American opens tourney with 5-inning victory

Newark American secured a 12-2 victory in 5 innings over Milton in game 1 of the Delaware Little League State ...
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