Local Roundup: Smyrna’s 28-game softball winning streak snapped

Smyrna High’s 28-game winning streak in softball came to an end with a 2-0 loss to Bohemia Manor, Md. on Saturday night. Bo Manor’s Madison Penta pitched a no-hitter and struck out 18 in the non-conference game played at Caravel Academy. Payton Dixon threw a five-hitter for Smyrna (10-1). Bo Manor scored the game’s only […]

Smyrna’s Henderson ready to compete for Hens

NEWARK — Nolan Henderson didn’t even play a full game against Villanova last fall. But the play-making ability the Delaware freshman quarterback showed in the game definitely raised some eyebrows. Maybe more than anything, though, it showed Henderson himself that he could play at this level. “Half the time, when you go to a different […]

Roundup: Towson ends Hens’ 4-game win streak in mens’ lacrosse

No. 14 Towson built a six-goal lead and then held on to down 20th-ranked Delaware, 14-12, in their CAA men’s lacrosse showdown on Saturday at Delaware Stadium. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for the Blue Hens (3-1 CAA, 10-3 overall). Trailing 13-7, Delaware reeled four straight goals to get back within 13-11 with […]

Local roundup: Blue Hen men’s lacrosse team tops Hofstra, improves to 10-2

The University of Delaware men’s lacrosse team earned a 13-7 win over Hofstra on Saturday afternoon to improve to 10-2 on the year. It’s the best start since 1999 for Delaware. The Blue Hens also remained undefeated in the Colonial Athletic Association and are 3-0 in conference. Junior Matt DeLuca racked up 18 saves on […]

Local college roundup: Hens post 15-13 road win over Drexel in CAA men’s lacrosse

Delaware got multi-goal games from five different players in posting a 15-13 victory over Drexel in CAA men’s lacrosse on Saturday afternoon. The Blue Hens picked up their fifth road win of the season, the most for the program since 2010. With a 9-2 overall record, Delaware is also off to its best start since […]

Local college roundup: Blue Hens defeat host Michigan 16-13 in men’s lacrosse

It’s not every day a team from Delaware goes into Ann Arbor, Mich. and comes out with a win. So the Blue Hens’ men’s lacrosse team was pretty excited to register a 16-13 victory over Michigan in a non-conference matchup on Saturday afternoon. With the contest tied 4-4, the Blue Hens (7-2) tallied six second-quarter […]

Local college notebook: NFL scouts, coaches pack UD to test Blue Hen and other draft hopefuls at pro day

Delaware billed it as the biggest turnout for a pro day it’s ever had. Over 70 scouts and coaches, including someone from all 32 NFL teams, were on hand for the session in Newark on Friday morning. They were there to test 26 former local college football players — including 16 Blue Hens — ahead […]

Local roundup: Blue Hens battle but fall to Johns Hopkins 12-10 in men’s lacrosse

Delaware took one of the country’s most historic programs to the wire on Saturday, but a late spurt led 17th-ranked Johns Hopkins to a 12-10 win over the Blue Hens in men’s lacrosse. Delaware scored three straight goals in the fourth quarter, including a man-down goal from Tye Kurtz, to grab its first lead of […]

Local roundup: Dover product Hutchins has 4 RBI as Hens pound Goldey-Beacom 15-1

Jordan Hutchins drove in four runs as the University of Delaware baseball team downed Goldey-Beacom 15-1 on Friday afternoon. Delaware improved to 2-14 with the victory. Hutchins, a Dover High product, went 3-for-5 and scored three runs. He also added a double. Jack Goan recorded three RBI and Austin Colmery had two. Kevin Mohollen, Erik […]

Host Blue Hen women fall to Towson 59-49 in CAA quarterfinals

NEWARK — Even before it took the court on Thursday afternoon, things started to fall in place for Delaware. In the first game of the day in the Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball tournament, No. 9 Hofstra stunned top-seeded James Madison. Suddenly the bracket was wide open for the Blue Hens, who are hosting the […]