Local roundup: DSU sweeps baseball doubleheader over Marist

Delaware State’s baseball team took advantage of solid pitching in a doubleheader sweep of Marist at Soldier Field on Sunday. The Hornets won the first game 6-1 and completed the sweep with a rain-shortened 3-1 victory in the nightcap. DSU (4-4) took two of the three games in the weekend series. In the opener, Darnell […]

Local roundup; Pollard leads Hornet women past Morgan State 62-57

NaJai Pollard led the Delaware State women’s basketball team to a 62-57 win over Morgan State with a game-high 28 points and eight rebounds on Saturday. The Hornets went on an 8-0 run to open the final quarter, the flurry was capped off by a jumper from Pollard with 5:39 left in the game. Morgan […]

Local roundup: Hornets snap 3-game slide, top MEAC foe Coppin 70-60

Delaware State pulled away in the second half to post a 70-60 win over Coppin State and snap a three-game losing streak in MEAC men’s basketball on Monday night. The Hornets (2-11 MEAC, 5-21 overall) only led by two at intermission before out-scoring the Eagles (6-8 MEAC, 7-22 overall) by a 42-34 margin after intermission. […]

Roundup: Hornets split double-header against North Carolina Central

Delaware State used a four-run sixth inning to top North Carolina Central, 4-3, and earn a split of a non-conference baseball doubleheader on Sunday evening. The Hornets (2-3) lost the opener, 4-1. The second game was scoreless until DelState scored four runs in the sixth. John Weglarz had an RBI single in an inning in […]

Local College Notebook: DSU’s Pollard playing for her family

NaJai Pollard has carried some extra motivation with her on the basketball court this year. The Delaware State University senior is rewriting the women’s basketball program record books. And she’s doing it with her family on her mind. Pollard became Delaware State’s women’s all-time leading scorer on Monday night. She has now recorded 1,861 points […]

Local roundup: Hornet men and women fall at NC Central

North Carolina Central didn’t need a last-second shot to defeat Delaware State in the second meeting between the teams this season. Zacarry Douglas led four NCCU double-figure scorers with 19 points in the Eagles’ 87-52 victory at McLendon-McDougald Gym Monday evening. The victory completed season sweep of the Hornets by North Carolina Central, which defeated […]

College notebook: Delaware State men rallying around Edwards

The Delaware State men’s basketball team had a little extra motivation on Monday. First-year coach Eric Skeeters asked the Hornets if they could win the game for teammate Saleik Edwards, who has missed the last two games due to a concussion. The Hornets answered their coach with a thrilling 70-68 victory over South Carolina State. […]

Mitchell’s putback, free throw lift DSU by South Carolina State 70-68

DOVER — Johnathan Mitchell made a mistake over the weekend. And the Delaware State University senior waited two days for his chance to atone for it. Mitchell answered with the best performance of his career. Mitchell scored a career-high 24 points and had the game-winning basket for the Hornets in a 70-68 men’s basketball victory […]

DSU comeback falls short in loss to Savannah

DOVER — Delaware State made a basket in the closing seconds of a tight game, but it wasn’t the shot the Hornets needed. DelState’s late comeback attempt fell short as the Hornets lost at home to Savannah State 76-73 on Saturday afternoon. The Hornets have lost 10 games in a row and are still winless […]

Local college notebook: Pollard nears 3rd place on Hornet women’s all-time scoring list

DOVER — Everyone around the Delaware State women’s basketball team is keeping track of NaJai Pollard’s point totals. The senior has been moving up the DelState all-time scoring list. She currently sits just 31 points away from third-place all-time. Perhaps the only person on the team who isn’t keeping track is Pollard herself. “I just […]