Hornets start strong but can’t keep up with LIU

DOVER — It was the best start of the season for the Delaware State men’s basketball team. But the Hornets weren’t able to finish it off for their first victory of the season. Long Island-Brooklyn rallied in the second half to deal Delaware State a 92-84 defeat in nonconference action. The Hornets dropped to 0-4 […]

Norfolk State rallies to defeat DSU 33-17 in MEAC football

DOVER — Norfolk State scored 23 unanswered points after trailing by 10 en route to a 33-17 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football victory over Delaware State at windy Alumni Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans (4-3 MEAC, 5-6 overall) won their third game in a row while the Hornets closed out their MEAC schedule at 1-7 […]

DSU women top UD for first time 67-64

NEWARK — Lyric Turner sank a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left as Delaware State held off Delaware, 67-64, in women’s basketball at the Carpenter Center on Tuesday night at the Carpenter Center. It was the Hornets’ first victory over the Blue Hens in 12 all-time meetings between the state’s only two NCAA […]

DSU football notebook: Freshman Woodley making big impact as receiver

DOVER — When Bizzett Woodley first arrived at Delaware State, head football coach Rod Milstead wasn’t planning on playing him in more than four games. Milstead wanted to redshirt Woodley, giving him an extra year of eligibility. But Woodley kept catching touchdowns and that plan went out the window. Woodley leads the Hornets in touchdown […]

Local roundup: Hornets fall to Manhattan 85-74 in men’s basketball

Delaware State fell behind by nine at halftime and never caught up, losing to Manhattan, 85-74, in men’s basketball on Tuesday night. Lance Singh netted 16 points to lead five Hornets who scored in double figures. DelState never led in the contest, falling behind by as many as 18 points in the second half. Five […]

Hornets shock MEAC foe Bethune-Cookman 16-13

DOVER — Tristan Murrin wrapped his arms around Bethune-Cookman quarterback Akevious Williams’ legs and held on for dear life. Murrin had a chance to end numerous Delaware State losing streaks and was not about to let go. On fourth-and-short Murrin stopped Williams from being able to run. The quarterback threw up a desperation pass and […]

Hornet women struggle in 68-38 opening loss to Lehigh

DOVER — The new-look Delaware State University women’s basketball team made its season debut Wednesday night and the Hornets still have some gelling to do. With 11 newcomers, the Hornets shot 21 percent from the floor and never led in falling to Lehigh 68-38 at Memorial Hall. The 38 points were the lowest by a […]

Hudon-Bertrand earns more playing time for Hornets

DOVER — Down nearly 30 points at halftime this weekend, Rod Milstead wanted to turn to some younger players in the second half to see what they can do. Thomas Hudon-Bertrand answered the call. The Delaware State running back posted a career game last Saturday and helped the Hornets to a strong second half. The […]

Roundup: Delaware State falls to Florida A&M, 52-30

Xavier Smith caught four touchdown passes as Florida A&M beat Delaware State 52-30 on Saturday night. Smith had 184 yards receiving for the Rattlers (8-1, 6-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), and had three scores from starting quarterback Ryan Stanley and one from backup Rasean McKay. Stanley had 253 yards and four touchdown passes. The Rattlers struck […]

DSU notebook: Hornets stay determined after tough loss

DOVER — Rod Milstead was crushed. But his players were there to pick him up. The Hornets suffered a heartbreaking defeat over the weekend at North Carolina Central. They worked their way back to tie the game in the final minute just to turn around and give up a kick return touchdown to fall 30-23. […]

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