JMU pulls away for 68-61 CAA victory over Blue Hens

HARRISONBURG — Delaware had a chance to really solidify its spot in the top half of the CAA standings on Saturday night. But James Madison had plans of its own. The Dukes got hot down the stretch before putting away a 68-61 victory over the Blue Hens in CAA men’s basketball. The loss snapped a […]

Roundup: Delaware State earns 3-1 win in baseball opener against The Citadel

Dover High grad Garrett Lawson threw 6.2 solid innings and freshman Jeremy Carrow (Smyrna) tossed 2.1 innings of scoreless relief to lead Delaware State to a season-opening 3-1 victory over The Citadel in baseball on Friday afternoon. DSU scored first with three runs in the top of the seventh inning, highlighted by run-scoring hits by […]

Allen scores 30 as Hens survive in 2 OTs to edge Towson

TOWSON, Md. — Ryan Allen’s last game against Towson ended in heartbreak. On Thursday night, the sophomore guard helped make sure he and his Delaware men’s basketball teammates didn’t have to relive that nightmare. Allen poured in a career-high 30 points and the Blue Hens survived another Towson comeback before finally registering a 78-71 double-overtime […]

Local roundup: Freshman Mendoza’s slam lifts Blue Hen softball team by UMBC

Delaware freshman Brittney Mendoza belted a grand slam as the Blue Hens’ softball team posted a 6-3 victory over UMBC on Sunday afternoon. The Hens (2-1) took the lead in the top of the second inning when Hanna Garber delivered a two-out, bases-loaded single to drive home Karolina Flores. Delaware then took control by scoring […]

Healthier Carter leads Hens by UNCW 70-66 to snap 3-game slump

NEWARK — For over a week now, Eric Carter has been hurting. The Delaware center said he could barely get out of bed last week on a road trip because his back was in so much pain. And Carter clearly wasn’t his usually-reliable self in the Blue Hens’ loss to Charleston on Thursday night. Finally, […]

Charleston hands Blue Hens third straight loss 83-75

NEWARK — Martin Ingelsby would be the first to agree that maybe his team got a little bit ahead of itself. Picked to finish only seventh in the CAA this winter, Delaware’s men’s basketball team found itself in third place halfway through the league schedule. In that regard, the last couple weeks have been a […]

Blue Hens round out recruiting class with four more high school signees

NEWARK — The Delaware football team topped off its recruiting class with the signing of four more high school seniors on Wednesday. The four join the 13 recruits that the Blue Hens signed in December. But Wednesday’s list doesn’t include any transfers that Delaware may bring in. By NCAA rules, UD cannot officially announce transfers […]

Roundup: Delaware women beat Elon 74-63 for fourth straight win

ELON, N.C. — Delaware used a strong second half to down Elon, 74-63, in CAA women’s basketball on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Hens (5-4 CAA, 10-11 overall) extended their season-best winning streak to four games in a row while also beating the Phoenix in Elon for the first time. Delaware trailed by one at halftime […]

Jumper with 1.6 seconds left lifts Elon past Hens 57-56

ELON, N.C. — For the third straight game, Delaware played a contest decided by a single point. And for the second time in those three games, the Blue Hens were on the wrong side of a nail-biter. Tyler Siebring’s foul-line jumper rolled in with just 1.6 seconds left to give Elon a dramatic 57-56 victory […]

Up by 15, Hens barely hang on to edge CAA foe Dragons 76-75

NEWARK — They almost did it again. Almost. The last time Delaware played Drexel, the Blue Hens blew a 34-point lead. And the last time the Hens played anybody, they squandered an 18-point advantage against Towson last weekend. On Saturday afternoon against Drexel, a 15-point cushion almost wasn’t big enough for Delaware. This time, however, […]