Former QB Black still making plays for Hornets after position switch

DOVER — Keenan Black was going to see this thing through to the end, no matter what position he was playing. The Delaware State senior has found his way onto the field at another position. And the Hornets have found a difference-maker on special teams. Black, Delaware State’s former starting quarterback, is now the Hornets’ […]

Kollie leads Hornets to 58-12 romp over Lincoln, Pa.

DOVER — Kwannah Kollie played the best quarter of his college career in the first quarter. The rest of the Delaware State University football team soon followed suit. The Hornets broke the 50-point barrier for the first time since 2010, downing Division II opponent Lincoln 58-12 in their home opener on Saturday afternoon. The Hornets […]

Local roundup: Hornets fall to St. Peter’s 3-2 in women’s volleyball

Delaware State was a set away from victory, but faltered in the last two sets in a 3-2 loss to St. Peter’s in women’s volleyball on Wednesday evening. The Hornets lost by scores of 21-25, 25-13, 25-23, 23-25, 12-15. The defeat overshadowed a dominating performance by DSU freshman middle blocker Sydney Lewis, who recorded a […]

Crawford driving force of Hornets’ offensive line

DOVER — Kaiden Crawford was never going to be a football player. Crawford was too small and his father didn’t want him playing against bigger athletes. A growth spurt during Crawford’s sophomore year of high school changed all that. “I was a little chubby kid and then in 10th grade I shot up to 6-3 […]

Hornets Notebook: Bethea ready to step up as Delaware State quarterback

DOVER — Tylik Bethea enrolled in college before he even went to his high school prom or attended his graduation ceremony. The Delaware State University freshman graduated high school early and joined the Hornets for the spring semester starting this past January. It meant the 18-year-old had a full semester of college football under his […]

From the sports editor: UD-DSU series still under construction

NEWARK — Rod Milstead clearly still longs for the chance he can never get. The former standout offensive lineman, like many other ex-Delaware State football players, are sure they could have beaten Delaware in the 1980s and early 90s. The Hornets just never got the chance. But, as DSU’s second-year head coach, Milstead also lives […]

Quarterback Smith’s injury tough break for Hornets

NEWARK — The revolving door of quarterbacks at Delaware State has kept doing just that. Less than one half into its season opener, the Hornets were already forced into a change at quarterback. Junior starter Shayne Smith broke his thumb in the first half of DSU’s 31-13 defeat at the University of Delaware on Thursday […]

UD-DSU set to renew football series in season opener tonight

NEWARK — Rod Milstead was like so many other Delaware State football players from the past several decades. All he wanted was a chance to play Delaware. But it never happened, of course. The Hornets didn’t face the Blue Hens until 2007 when the state’s only two FCS Division I programs were matched up in […]

Homegrown: Hornets gaining instate players

DOVER — Rod Milstead had a long list of things he wanted to focus on when he first took over the Delaware State University football program last year. Near the top of the coach’s list was making instate recruiting a priority. When the Hornets take the field for their season opener Thursday at 7 p.m. […]

Walk-on to starter: Delmar grad Parker grabs Hornet linebacker job

DOVER — Brooks Parker found out the good news in the spring. He was going to school for free. The Delmar High grad took out his phone and called home. “The first thing I did was call my mother,” Parker said. “I was like, ‘Mom, I did it.’ It was a big relief.” When the […]

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