Smith shines in quarterback debut as Hornets win finale 41-7

DOVER — Delaware State third-string quarterback Shayne Smith completed 16-of-19 passes for 212 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start to lead Delaware State to a 41-7 win over Virginia University of Lynchburg in the Hornets’ 2018 finale at Alumni Stadium Saturday afternoon. DSU won three of its last four games to end […]

Wolverines explode for 42-34 bowl win over Westminster

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — For once, Wesley College’s football team got to finish its season with a victory. The Wolverines erupted for 28 third-quarter points before posting a 42-34 win over Westminster in the ECAC Clayton Chapman Bowl on Saturday afternoon. After making the NCAA Division III playoffs for the last 13 seasons, it was […]

Sound Off Delaware: Immigration debate

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. Readers reacted to a recent letter by Debbie Hilton of Felton headlined “Applause for Trump on immigration issues.” • Ask yourself this, why do people have locks on their doors and fences […]

Local roundup: Delaware State falls to Longwood 89-73 in men’s hoops

Delaware State wrapped up a four-game road swing to begin the season with an 89-73 loss to Longwood in men’s basketball on Friday evening. Fahim Jenneto and Saleik Edwards led Delaware State with 17 points each, while former Sussex Tech High star Kevin Larkin scored 13 points in his season debut for the Hornets. Larkin […]

Sound Off Delaware: Millsboro munchies

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. Millsboro Town Council recently approved final site plans for a new Taco Bell restaurant off Commerce Drive in Millsboro. • Good grief. We are becoming the fast food capital of Sussex County.When […]

Pigskin Picks

There’s only a handful of local football games on the schedule this week, but all of them are big ones – especially with the start of the DIAA Division I and II state tournaments. Here’s the State News’ predictions for the local high school and college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 86-29 Tim […]

Dover missing persons case turns to homicide probe

DOVER — A missing Dover woman was found shot along with her boyfriend Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide. Ahyanna Baker-Griffin, 20, was last seen by family on Nov. 8 as she left her South Queen Street home with her boyfriend, Dover Police said. She and Dishiem Johnson, 21, reportedly left in a dark colored Nissan […]

Police identify victim in Cheswold fatal crash

CHESWOLD — Police identified John E. Lowman III, 42, of Kenton as the victim killed in a Tuesday crash on U.S. 13 North DuPont Highway at Jerome Drive south of Cheswold. Delaware State Police said the crash remained under investigation by the Collision Reconstruction Unit. The crash occurred at approximately 11:20 p.m. when a Ford […]

Anderson, Carter lead Hens to 3rd straight win 73-56 over Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. — Delaware received strong performances from Kevin Anderson and Eric Carter to post its third straight victory with a 73-56 triumph over Cornell Thursday night at Newman Arena. Anderson scored 22 points and handed out five assists for the Blue Hens (3-1), while Carter notched his first double-double of the year with 19 […]

Sound Off Delaware: Respect

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. Readers reacted to a recent letter headlined “Earning respect should start with President Trump” • “A president should try to unite the country, but he only panders to his base and never […]