Local roundup: Hornets eliminated at MEAC tourney by FAMU 9-8 in 10 innings

Delaware State’s baseball team had a chance to keep its season going on Friday evening. But, in the end, it was Florida A&M that came away with a 9-8, 10-inning victory in the MEAC Tournament elimination game in Daytona Beach, Fla. In a contest in which the two squads traded six-run innings, the Hornets held […]

Local roundup: Hornets nip Savannah State 5-4 in MEAC baseball elimination game

Cole Garey’s RBI-single kept the Delaware State baseball team alive in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament as the Hornets defeated Savannah State 5-4 in an elimination game Thursday night. Garey, a Polytech High product, plated another Polytech grad Miguel Rivera to highlight a two-run bottom of the ninth as DelState rallied from a one-run deficit […]

Dominating Hornet lefty, ex-Senator Lawson eyes MLB draft

DOVER — Garrett Lawson says it’s pretty crazy to think about the situation he is in now. The former Dover High pitcher and current ace left-hander at Delaware State University is likely to be drafted by a Major League Baseball team next month. “I never thought I’d even have a chance, a person from Dover, […]

Former DSU registrar pleads guilty to bribery

WILMINGTON – A former Delaware State University associated registrar pleaded guilty to bribery Wednesday morning for collecting more than $70,000 regarding fraudulent tuition rates, authorities said. Crystal Martin faces up to 10 years in prison when sentenced on July 1. She was released on her own recognizance and her employment with DSU ended in March […]

Local roundup: Hornets fall to Coppin State 11-5 in MEAC North baseball

Coppin State scored the game’s first nine runs and never looked back in an 11-5 victory over Delaware State in the finale of a three-game MEAC North baseball series on Sunday. The division-leading Eagles won two of three series games to improve to 18-14 overall and 11-4 in the MEAC. The Hornets fell to 11-20 […]

Home cookin’: Hornets to play record 7 games in Dover this season

DOVER — Delaware State University football fans will have plenty of chances to watch the Hornets in person this season. The Hornets have a modern-day record seven home games on the schedule. The previous high was six home games in 2008. This is also the first season since 2013 Delaware State is not playing a […]

Roundup: Hornets sweep MEAC series with Maryland-Eastern Shore

  Delaware State scored seven runs in the last two innings en route to a 10-5 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore and complete a three-game MEAC series sweep at Perdue Stadium Saturday. The sweep gives the Hornets a 9-15 overall record and 4-5 mark in the division. MDES fell to 6-24 and 2-7. Center fielder Mark […]

Local college notebook: Hornets struggled but showed positive signs late in hoop season

Eric Skeeters’ first year as Delaware State’s men’s basketball coach is officially in the books. As expected, the Hornets took their lumps. But there were signs of progress near the end of the season. The season came to an end on Thursday with a loss to North Carolina Central in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern […]

Local roundup: Hornets rally but fall to La Salle 7-4 in baseball

Delaware State rallied for four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning before falling short to La Salle, 7-4, in baseball on Wednesday afternoon. The Hornets (5-7) were trailing 6-0 when they put together their four-run outburst. DelState sent eight batters to the plate in the inning, getting RBI from Jared Gillis (Smyrna), Todd […]

Local roundup: Hornet women’s hoop team eliminated at MEAC tournament

The Delaware State women’s basketball team was eliminated in the first round of the MEAC Tournament after falling to North Carolina Central, 80-64, at the Scope Arena on Tuesday afternoon. After falling behind, 36-29, at halftime, the Hornets quickly found themselves down by 17 when the Eagles started the second half on a 12-2 run. […]