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Wicomico High School Indians basketball team scored a record last night giving its legendary coach Butch Waller his 800th win.

He told WBOC that he was glad they had past that milestone so they could concentrate on 801.

The television state reports that the stands were filled with alumni and community members as well as parents and students who cheer on the team.

Waller said that this only adds fire to his aim at getting another state championship this year.

The team’s record is 19-to-0.

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The Wicomico County School system is mourning the loss of assistant principal David Allen Miles.

The 45 year old educator had been an administrator for several schools including James M. Bennett High School.

He was also a staff member with the Baltimore City Public Schools and was named Assistant Principal for Wicomico High in 2014 and Assistant Principal for James M. Bennett High School in 2016.

He was also a graduate of Bennett High in 1989.

WBOC reports that the school board and district expressed their deep sadness at his untimely passing.

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A student at Wicomico High School is facing charges after she threatened to blow up the school.

The charges arise out of an argument between 18 year old Jy’Asia Bronte Lee Oney and Principal Don Brady on October 6th.

Brady called in County Sheriff’s after she disappeared into the school.

Eventually, they found her and after a confrontation was arrested.

The student was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for an emergency evaluation.

She faces charges that include threatening arson and disorderly conduct among other counts.

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Michael Vick was on the Eastern Shore yesterday to promote his summer football camp.

He made an appearance at Washington High School in Princess Anne and Wicomico High School in Salisbury.

The camp will be held at South Dorchester High School in Cambridge.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that his theme for the students yesterday was that of second chances.

Vick was convicted of dog fighting in 2007.

The camp was originally expected to be held at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore due to timing issues.

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There are three finalists for Superintendent of the Wicomico County Public Schools.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that educators who are familiar with the finalists say they are Donna Hanlin, Lorenzo Hughes and Cathy Townsend.

Each of them will spend a day in Wicomico County next week along with meeting local officials.

Townsend is currently assistant superintendent for administrative services and a former principal at Salisbury Middle School and Delmar Middle and High school.

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18-year old Jocori Scarborough was convicted yesterday on all five counts involving the alleged rape of a 15 year old student on the campus of Parkside High School earlier this year.

In addition to second-degree rape a Wicomico County jury convicted him of false imprisonment, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and threatening a student.

On Monday the victim, a student from Wicomico High School who took a class at Parkside High, testified that he forced her to have sex with him.

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The case against former Wicomico High School football coach David Nettles has been dismissed because the alleged victim did not want to testify for a third time.

Wicomico County State’s Attorney Matt Macierello told the Salisbury Daily Times that the alleged victim still maintained the truthfulness of his claims.     

There two previous mistrials on the two counts of child abuse by a custodian.

The charges in the third case were dismissed this morning.

Former Wicomico High School football coach David Nettles took the stand in a Wicomico County Circuit courtroom yesterday in his child sex abuse case.  

He testified that he never inappropriately touched the alleged victim who was a teenager at the time of the alleged abuse.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that he denied that he ever gave the alleged victim a deep tissue massage.

Nettles is facing two counts of child sex abuse.

His testimony stands in contrast to that from the now 29-year old alleged victim.