Local roundup: Delaware State falls to Longwood 89-73 in men’s hoops

Delaware State wrapped up a four-game road swing to begin the season with an 89-73 loss to Longwood in men’s basketball on Friday evening. Fahim Jenneto and Saleik Edwards led Delaware State with 17 points each, while former Sussex Tech High star Kevin Larkin scored 13 points in his season debut for the Hornets. Larkin […]

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There’s only a handful of local football games on the schedule this week, but all of them are big ones – especially with the start of the DIAA Division I and II state tournaments. Here’s the State News’ predictions for the local high school and college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 86-29 Tim […]

DSU notebook: Hornets aim for modest 3-win season in Saturday’s finale

DOVER — A three-win season is a possibility for the Delaware State football team. It might not seem like much, but it would be a step in the right direction for the Hornets. DelState could earn its highest win total since the 2013 season with a victory on Saturday. The Hornets (2-8) host Division II […]

Hornets blanked by Morgan State 9-0, first shutout by MEAC foe since 2011

BALTIMORE — The Delaware State football team was seeking a three-game winning streak for the first time in six years. But instead the Hornets were shut out by a MEAC opponent for the first time since 2011, falling to Morgan State, 9-0, at Hughes Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Hornets lost to the Bears for […]

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The Henlopen Conference football regular season reaches the finishes line tonight. There’s rivalries, state tournament seeding and a division title all on the line. Here’s our predictions for the local high school as well as college games being played this weekend: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 83-24 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 84-23 Ben Heck, […]

Hornet notebook: Grad transfer Smith gives DSU boost on defensive line

DOVER — What Jason Smith lacked in apparel at the Delaware State spring game, he more than made up for in enthusiasm. The graduate transfer was looking for a place to play for his final season of eligibility. His visit to the spring game sealed it — the defensive lineman wanted to be a Hornet. […]

DSU men, women hoop teams fall in head coaches’ debuts

Isaac Fleming and Seth LeDay each scored 12 points and East Carolina beat Delaware State 81-56 on Tuesday night. It featured two new head coaches in DSU’s Eric Skeeters and ECU’s Joe Dooley. Saleik Edwards led Delaware State with six 3-pointers and a career-high 22 points. Skeeters, in his first collegiate head coaching job, was […]

Defense shines as Hornets rip Savannah 25-6 for 2nd straight win

DOVER — It technically was not a shutout. But it certainly felt like one. Delaware State’s defense did not allow any points as the Hornets won 25-6 over Savannah State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference contest at home on Saturday. It is the second win in a row for the Hornets who moved to 2-7 […]

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It’s week nine of the high school football season and again weather could be an issue with a few schools moving up the starting  time of their games to try to avoid the forecast storm. Here’s our predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 73-22 Tim […]

Hornet notebook: Freshman running back Chris-Ike emerging as star

DOVER — Rod Milstead had a secret and wasn’t sure how long he would be able to keep it. Over the last few weeks, the rest of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference has learned what the Delaware State University football coach already knew. Michael Chris-Ike can really play. Injuries have forced the freshman into action and […]