Hornet hoop coach search heating up

At long last some progress is being made in the search for a new basketball coach at Delaware State University. More than five candidates interviewed for the men’s basketball job last week in Philadelphia. A hire could be announced in the next two weeks. The flurry of activity in the search coincides with the arrival […]

Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Gines named DSU’s director of athletics

Delaware State University has announced Dr. David “Scott” Gines as its new director of athletics. Gines will start on the job in mid-July according to a DSU press release. He replaces interim athletic director Mary Hill, who assumed the post in November when former athletic director Skip Perkins was fired. Gines comes to Delaware State […]

Former Hornets football coach Lavan started UD matchups

  Al Lavan’s coaching career took him all across the United States. But one of the things he’ll always be remembered for happened in Delaware. Lavan coached Delaware State University to the 2007 MEAC championship and a FCS playoff berth. The first-round playoff matchup set up the first ever football game between Delaware State and […]

DSU football team lands Milford All-State star Bowman

A few months ago the Delaware State University football signing class was at zero. National Signing Day came and went without any signings for the Hornets. That’s because they did not have a football coach during the recruiting season. Now that Rod Milstead has been on the job for two months, the Hornets are set […]

Local college roundup: Blue Hens edge Hornets 3-1 in 13 innings

DOVER — It took 13 innings but Delaware finally found its way past Delaware State on Tuesday afternoon. The Blue Hens scored twice in the top of the 13th to edge the Hornets, 3-1, in a matchup of the state’s two Division I baseball programs at chilly Soldier Field. Led by senior starter Nick Spadafino […]

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Maisonet goes the distance in the Delaware State baseball win

Darnell Maisonet pitched a complete-game six-hitter as Delaware State blanked Maryland-Eastern Shore, 3-0, in a MEAC North baseball game on Sunday evening. The victory, in the game played at Salisbury, Md.’s Perdue Stadium, gave the Hornets (6-11 MEAC, 8-29) a three-game sweep of the weekend series. Maisonet (2-2) struck out 11 and walked only three […]

Friendly RB battle heats up at DSU scrimmage

DOVER — The healthy rivalry in the Delaware State backfield has resumed. With Mike Waters back in action, the Hornets’ running game had a field day in their annual football spring game on Saturday. Waters and Brycen Alleyne combined for five touchdowns to highlight the offensive performance in the Red-White scrimmage hosted by Dover High. […]

Local college notebook: DSU Red-White scrimmage Saturday at Dover High

Delaware State University football fans will have their first chance to see the squad under first-year coach Rod Milstead today. The Hornets will close their spring camp with their annual Red-White scrimmage. The offense vs. defense scrimmage kicks off at 2 p.m. and will be played at Dover High this year. Delaware State is coming […]

Roundup: DSU takes series from Norfolk, Hens beat Hofstra in baseball

Miguel Rivera singled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the seventh inning to give Delaware State a 4-3 victory over Norfolk State in the second game of a MEAC North baseball doubleheader at Marty Miller Field on Sunday. The Spartans won the opener 12-8, but the Hornets (3-9 MEAC, 5-25 overall) took two […]

DSU nears decisions on hiring new hoop coaches

With the NCAA basketball season finishing this week, Delaware State University’s coaching search could also be coming to a close soon. The Hornets have openings for both a men’s basketball and women’s basketball head coach since Keith Walker and Barbara Burgess were dismissed on Feb. 22. One candidate who has emerged for the men’s vacancy […]