Roundup: Hornet women notch 60-45 MEAC win over Coppin State

Delaware State pulled away in the fourth quarter to finish off a 60-45 victory over Coppin State in MEAC women’s basketball on Tuesday evening. The win was the first for the Hornets (1-1 MEAC, 2-3 overall) since a season-opening victory over Rider on Dec. 5. DelState, which avenged a two-point loss to the Eagles on […]

Kent nets 15 for DSU in loss at UNCW

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Zach Kent hasn’t made a big impact for the Delaware men’s basketball team just yet. But, on Wednesday afternoon, the 6-foot-10 Magnolia native showed what he’s capable of for the Hornets. Kent netted a career-high 15 points, all in the second half, in DelState’s 87-63 non-conference loss to UNC-Wilmington at Trask Coliseum. […]

Local roundup: Hornet men fall to Georgia Tech 97-69

Delaware State trailed by only 10 points at halftime before Georgia Tech pulled away to a 97-69 victory over the Hornets in non-conference men’s basketball on Sunday evening. The loss keeps DelState winless at 0-3 while the Yellow Jackets improved to 4-3 with their second straight win over a MEAC program. Georgia Tech is now […]

Hornet men fall to Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C. — Delaware State led by as many as three points in the first half before Coastal Carolina pulled away to a 99-73 victory over the Hornets in men’s basketball on Thursday evening. The Chanticleers (5-1) out-scored the Hornets (0-2) by a 55-34 margin in the second half after leading only 44-39 at halftime. […]

DSU women fall to Lincoln 72-55

The Delaware State University women’s basketball team could never get going Wednesday afternoon as it fell to Lincoln 72-55. The Hornets had a slow start, going 7-of-29 from the field in the first half. Delaware State recorded just 18 points at halfitme. Lincoln pulled away in the second half, going on a 13-5 run to […]

Hornets restock offensive line with recruits

DOVER — Five offensive linemen and a former Delaware high school Player of the Year highlighted Delaware State University’s recruiting class announced on Wednesday’s Early National Signing Day. The Hornets inked eight recruits Wednesday. The group consists of five offensive linemen, two defensive backs and one defensive end. Zaire Falls, Isaiah Cook, Diu Dau, Alfred […]

Hornets’ 6-game spring MEAC football schedule set

DOVER — Delaware State’s spring MEAC football schedule has been set. The Hornets are slated to play six league games, starting on Feb. 20 and finishing on April 10, with three home contests and three on the road. The MEAC championship game is slated for April 17. The fall sports season was suspended by the […]

Local college notebook: MEAC gains NCAA bid in football

Delaware State still has to prove that it can challenge for the MEAC title in football. But if the Hornets can win the championship, they know there’s an NCAA Division I FCS playoff waiting for them. In signing off on a spring FCS national playoff this week, the NCAA also announced that the Mid-Eastern Athletic […]

Delaware State product Gunter is forced to retire from NFL

For five seasons, Rodney Gunter beat the odds by making it in the NFL. But now the former Delaware State standout’s career has apparently come to an end. The Jacksonville Jaguars put the 28-year-old Gunter on its reserve/retired list last month after the veteran defensive lineman was diagnosed with a serious heart condition. “These last […]

DSU set for really busy time

DOVER — It’s been about six months since any of the state’s colleges have competed in sports. That streak won’t end this fall, either. But Delaware State athletic director Dr. Scott Gines said once the Hornets are cleared to start playing again, there’s likely to be a deluge of games. “If you’re a fanatic for […]