Delaware football team to face Rutgers in 2021

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NEWARK – There’s long been a group of Delaware football fans that hoped the Blue Hens would take on some of the biggest programs in the region. Now they’re going to get that chance. A few weeks after setting up two future dates with Penn State, UD announced on Thursday that it will be playing […]

Teague seeks second Little Brown Jug trophy

DELAWARE, Ohio — It’s been three years since Wiggle It Jiggleit’s memorable Little Brown Jug win at the Delaware County Fair. But the race remains a topic of conversation whenever fans approach driver Montrell Teague. And that’s more than OK with the Harrington native, who will try for a second Jug trophy today with one […]

Wesley notebook: Minter plays leading role as a backup

DOVER — Elijah Minter has this problem getting into the end zone. While the senior running back has scored a pair of touchdowns in his Wesley College football career, he’s also had a handful of other TDs called back by penalties. On Wednesday, Wolverines’ coach Chip Knapp was reminding Minter of some of the touchdowns […]

Local roundup: Smith’s overtime tally gives Delmarva Christian 3-2 soccer win

Braden Smith’s overtime goal lifted Delmarva Christian to a 3-2 victory over Holly Grove Christian, Md. in boys’ soccer on Wednesday afternoon. Josh Kline tallied a first-half goal with Noah Walton knotting the score at 2-2 on a goal in the second half for the Royals (1-3), who notched their first win of the season. […]

Local roundup: Smyrna shuts out Caesar Rodney 5-0 in field hockey

Smyrna High tallied three second-half goals to close out a 5-0 victory over Caesar Rodney in Henlopen Conference field hockey on Tuesday afternoon. Alexis Moore (1 assist) and Madison Simpson each scored twice with Madison Steele adding the first goal for the Eagles (1-1). Goalie Katelynn Porter made four saves. Lauren Caulk stopped four shots […]

Road-weary Hornets eye more home games in 2019 and beyond

DOVER — Finally, the Delaware State University football team doesn’t have to travel this week. But the Hornets are still a little ways away from playing a home game. Delaware State enters a bye week 0-3 with all of its losses coming on the road. The Hornets have played two FBS teams, Buffalo and Western […]

QB Kehoe making a believer out of Hens

NEWARK — Pat Kehoe went almost three full seasons without playing any real football at Delaware. Between 2015-17, the only time the big left-handed quarterback got on the field in a game was for one series against Albany last season. But, apparently, in that 6-fot-4, 240-pound frame was a confident QB just waiting to break […]

Local roundup: No. 5 Princeton rallies for 4-2 field hockey win over No. 13 Hens

Fifth-ranked Princeton scored a pair of goals 65 seconds apart in the final 17 minutes to pull out a 4-2 victory over No. 13 Delaware in field hockey on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Hens (4-4) knotted the score at 2-2 when a Greta Nauck was deflected in by Femke Strien just four minutes into the […]

Riders stumble on road, fall to St. Georges 31-8

ST. GEORGES — Caesar Rodney High spent all of Saturday looking for a breakthrough that never came. The Riders dropped a nonconference football contest at St. Georges High, 31-8. They fell to 1-1 on the season with the defeat. “We never got into a rhythm,” said CR coach Dan Candeloro. “Credit them, they had a […]

Former quarterback Walker shines as UD receiver in 27-10 victory over Cornell

NEWARK — Joe Walker has been on the throwing end of plenty of deep passes in his Delaware football career. But, now that he’s a receiver, the former Blue Hen quarterback admits that trying to pull in a long throw when you’re sprinting down the field can be pretty difficult. “It’s really hard,” said Walker. […]