Hornets fall short with 71-70 loss against Bethune-Cookman

DOVER — John Crosby had the ball and a step on his defender as the clock was winding down. “We’ll take that every time,” said Delaware State men’s basketball coach Erick Skeeters. Yet the shot did not go in somehow. Crosby’s potential game-winner rimmed out at the buzzer as the Hornets fell to Bethune-Cookman 71-70 […]

Local roundup: Hornet women lead entire game, top host SC State 76-64

Delaware State never trailed in the contest before registering a 76-64 road victory over South Carolina State in MEAC women’s basketball on Monday night. The Hornets opened up 39-25 lead by halftime before improving to 6-3 in the MEAC, 10-12 overall. Lanayjha Ashe netted 19 points, sinking 4-of-6 three-pointers, as five DelState players scored nine […]

Local college notebook: Improved Hornet women eye MEAC co-leader Norfolk today

DOVER — At this time last season, the Delaware State University women’s basketball team was bringing up the rear in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Fast forward one year and the Hornets are right in the thick of the MEAC race. Delaware State heads to MEAC co-leader Norfolk State today only one game behind in the […]

DSU signs two football stars from in-state

DOVER — Rod Milstead didn’t have to go too far to find a couple of his latest Delaware State football recruits. The 11-player recruiting class that Milstead announced on Wednesday included a pair of in-state standouts. Hodgson’s Amir Mitchell-Marville, the state Lineman of the Year, and Howard defensive linemen Jermaine Lugo both signed with the […]

UMES shoot past Hornet men 68-66

DOVER — Delaware State went through a field goal drought which lasted nearly 10 minutes. Its struggles from the free throw line lasted for what seemed like the whole game. Still, the Hornets were one possession away from back-to-back victories. Gabriel Gyamfi knocked down a pair of free throws with 13.3 seconds left to lift […]

Hot shooting helps Hornet women win 72-58 over UMES

DOVER — The Delaware State women’s basketball team hasn’t shot its best over the last month but has still found a way to win games. Monday though, the shots were falling, allowing the Hornets to cruise to another Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory. Lyric Turner scored 20 points, Lanayjha Ashe followed with 19 and the Hornets […]

Ashe scores 1,000th career point in DSU women’s victory

DOVER — Lanayjha Ashe stuck it out at Delaware State. Now she’s enjoying a winning conference season and some personal milestones along the way. Ashe scored the 1,000th point of her Delaware State career to highlight a 72-55 victory over Coppin State in a women’s basketball Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference contest on Saturday. The Hornets improved […]

Wiley paces Hornet men to MEAC win over Coppin State

DOVER — Pinky Wiley was as efficient as he’s been all year and the rest of the Delaware State men’s basketball team followed suit. Wiley scored a game-high 25 points to lift the Hornets to their second Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference win of the year, 77-68 against Coppin State on Saturday. Delaware State improved to 2-4 […]

Local college notebook: JUCO products key to Hornet women’s hoops turnaround

DOVER — When Dave Caputo set out to rebuild the Delaware State women’s basketball program, he turned to junior colleges. The Hornets have seven junior college products on their roster out of 12 active players. Their top two scorers, Sharajah Collins and Lyric Turner, both went to junior college before enrolling at DelState. Starting point […]

Ashe lifts Hornet women to 64-60 victory at NC Central

Lanayjha Ashe scored four points in the final five seconds as Delaware State defeated North Carolina Central 64-60 on the road in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference women’s basketball contest on Saturday afternoon. Ashe drove through the lane hit a floater off the glass for the go-ahead basket off a pass from Janasia Law with 4.9 […]