Road-weary Hornets eye more home games in 2019 and beyond

DOVER — Finally, the Delaware State University football team doesn’t have to travel this week. But the Hornets are still a little ways away from playing a home game. Delaware State enters a bye week 0-3 with all of its losses coming on the road. The Hornets have played two FBS teams, Buffalo and Western […]

Hornets blanked 68-0 on road by FBS foe Western Michigan

Delaware State University had another tough time against a FBS opponent Saturday night. The Hornets were shut out at Western Michigan and fell 68-0 to the school out of the Mid-American Conference. It’s the second time this season Delaware State lost to a FBS team. The Hornets fell to Buffalo, also from the MAC, in […]

Hornet notebook: Star junior linebacker Cavicante earns MEAC Player of Week

DOVER — Brian Cavicante sits on the couch in Rod Milstead’s office waiting for his head coach. To pass the time, Cavicante slips an iPad out of his backpack and stares at it. The Delaware State junior linebacker isn’t playing games or checking his fantasy teams on that iPad. He’s watching film on next week’s […]

First quarter surge carries Red Flash past Hornets 45-14

LORETTO, Pa. — Saint Francis scored 28 points during an eight-minute stretch of the first quarter en route to a 45-14 victory over Delaware State in a non-conference battle at DeGol Field Saturday afternoon. The Red Flash rebounded from a heartbreaking loss to Lehigh in their season opener last week to improve to 1-1, while […]

Hornet notebook: Run game looking good but passing needs work after opening loss

DOVER — Rod Milstead was pleased with 50 percent of Delaware State University’s offense in its season opener last Saturday at Buffalo. The run game looked good. The pass game, not so much. The first year coach is hoping the Hornets’ passing will catch up to its rushing attack in time for Saturday’s contest at […]

Hornets fall 48-10 to Buffalo in Milstead’s debut as coach

Rod Milstead’s head coaching debut at Delaware State ended with a 48-10 defeat to a FBS opponent. Tyree Jackson threw six touchdowns and Buffalo beat the Hornets 48-10 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams. Buffalo held Delaware State to just 76 yards passing. Jack McDaniels threw for 76 yards for the Hornets. […]

McDaniels to start at quarterback in DSU opener, Black also will play

DOVER — The revolving door of quarterbacks at Delaware State University has stopped briefly. But it should continue to spin a little longer throughout the season. First-year coach Rod Milstead has named sophomore Jack McDaniels the starting quarterback for the season opener at Buffalo on Saturday at 6 p.m. McDaniels also started last year’s first […]

‘We’re going to climb the mountain together’: New DSU coaches, AD aim for success

DOVER — For the first time in public, all the newness at Delaware State University was present in one room. New athletic director, new football coach, new men’s basketball coach and new women’s basketball coach — it is indeed a new era for the Hornets. All four were present at an event for season ticket […]

Milstead aims to turn DSU football team around

DOVER — The Delaware State University football team has tried the experienced head coach route. It has also tried going with a longtime assistant from some of the bigger college football programs. Neither have worked over the last 10 years for a team that has not won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship since 2007. So […]

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Dover’s Brengle late addition to US Open field

Madison Brengle will be playing in the U.S. Open after all. Brengle was announced as a late addition to the field on Sunday after Luksika Kumkhum withdrew due to travel difficulties. Brengle, a 28-year-old Dover native, took Kumkhum’s spot as the first lucky loser from last week’s qualifying tournament. Brengle fell in the final round […]