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Spring sports preview

Elijah Hudson, Sports Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Track and Field The track and field team is returning to action after a struggling season last year. This year’s team is looking forward to improving and getting more wins. Delphi has a returning regional qualifier in junior Max Kender, who advanced last year in the 300 meter hurdles. Sophomore...

Villanova captures trophy in unexpected NCAA tournament

Villanova captures trophy in unexpected NCAA tournament

Joe Perry, Sportswriter

April 9, 2018


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The 2018 NCAA tournament was a once in a generation tournament. Titans fell, history was made, and, as always, brackets were busted. However, that was just the beginning. This tournament featured the first time that a 1 seed fell in the first round. It featured unexpected blowouts by Buffalo, UMBC and T...

Winter sports review

Winter sports review

Elijah Hudson and Joe Perry

March 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys’ Basketball Delphi was able to break their eight game losing streak by beating North White in the final game of the regular season before heading into sectionals. The Oracles had a tough draw in the first round of sectionals by facing Clinton Prairie who had a record of 19-3 heading into the ga...

Ty Watson ends impressive wrestling career

Ty Watson ends impressive wrestling career

Joe Perry, Sports writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Faces of Delphi, Showcase, Sports

Delphi’s wrestling team is arguably Delphi’s most successful sport in the last decade. Led by Indiana Wrestling Hall of Fame coach Mike Atwood, Delphi’s lone state championship was won by wrestler Tanner Lynde in the 2012-2013 season, just three years after Braden Atwood placed second in state a...

Eagles top Patriots in Super Bowl LII

Eagles top Patriots in Super Bowl LII

Joe Perry, Sports writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In Super Bowl LII, the AFC champion New England Patriots faced off against the NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles in Minnesota. The Patriots reached the Super Bowl by defeating the Titans and they also rallied back from a fourteen point deficit to beat the Jaguars. The Eagles held off the Falcons and upset ...

South Korea to host Winter Olympic Games

South Korea to host Winter Olympic Games

Elijah Hudson, Sports Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Blurbs, Sports

After a long wait of four years, the Winter Olympics are returning on Feb. 9 and will continue through Feb. 25. This time, the Olympics are being held in PyeongChang, South Korea. With South Korea hosting the Games, there have been worries about North Korea possibly interfering. For now, North and South Korea ...

Winter Sports Season Update

Elijah Hudson, Sports Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Boys’ Basketball   The Oracles have been adding to the “W” column lately, compiling a 4-1 record in the last four weeks. Recent season highlights include beating Carroll and winning the Indiana Kitchen Classic tournament. The Oracles are averaging 61 points a game, which is 12 more points pe...

Oracles slay Cougars on the road

Oracles slay Cougars on the road

Joe Perry, Sports Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, Jan. 5, the Oracles (8-5) travelled to county rival Carroll (3-6). The Oracles went into the game on a three game win streak, after having won the Indiana Kitchen Classic as well as defeating Caston on the road.    The Oracles started the scoring by jumping out to a quick 10-0 lead. Howev...

Girls’ Basketball vs. Rensselaer: Game Recap

Elijah Hudson, Sports Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Lady Oracles went up against the Bombers of Rensselaer in a showdown on Dec, 7. The girls’ team was healthy after some players have had injuries over the past weeks.They used a variety of defenses to counter a well put together offense of Rensselaer. These defenses included a 2-2-1 press, 3-2 zon...

Bowl games to watch this season

Bowl games to watch this season

Joe Perry, Sports Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The holiday season is upon us. This spells an economic boom as people of all ages, races and nationalities go out and spend their money on festive food, decorations and gifts. However, there is another season that is upon us: the college bowl season. Top teams from around the country come and play each ...

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