Tuesday, March 21, 2023


Winds of change: Delaware commences spring football practice, quarterback competition

To begin the jockeying for their vacant starting QB position, the Blue Hens welcome returnee Ryan O’Connor and junior college transfer Zach Marker. Head coach Ryan Carty’s offense will demand a great deal from the spot’s winner.

Photo gallery: Delaware baseball falls to No. 18 Maryland 13-11 in windy, extra-inning contest

The Blue Hens battled back and forth with one of the best teams in the nation, No. 18 Maryland. But after a 9th inning blunder, the Terrapins downed the Blue Hens 13-11 in extra innings in a home heartbreaker for Delaware.

Commentary: Has LeBron James cemented his legacy as the GOAT of professional basketball?

Staff reporter Steven Norris takes a deeper dive into the GOAT debate, beyond the normal 'Jordan vs. LeBron' angle. Instead, he includes other NBA greats in the conversation.

After a strong start to the season, Delaware men’s lacrosse faces a nail-biting loss against Villanova

A loss versus Villanova began a two-game home skid for the Blue Hens men's lacrosse team. But Delaware has been able to stay afloat above .500 heading into the middle of March.

Photo gallery: Men’s lacrosse takes down UMBC, 17-11

Photographer Hannah Paliath documented Delaware men's lacrosse seizing a 17-11 victory on Tuesday night at Delaware Stadium. Under the lights, the Blue Hens scorched the Retrievers defense, and moved to 4-2 on the season.

Commentary: Women’s basketball heads into postseason with questions to answer

The Blue Hens women's basketball team will look to make noise in the CAA Tournament behind first-year head coach Sarah Jenkins. No. 8 Delaware faces off with No. 9 Hampton Thursday at Noon.

“We gotta have more talent”: After CAA quarters blowout, Delaware to be “aggressive” in transfer portal

After Towson ran over Delaware in a CAA quarterfinal, Martin Ingelsby made his intentions clear. The head coach wants to attract the pieces that can help the Blue Hens’ standouts reach another title.

Breaking down Delaware’s win over UNCW and Nelson Jr.’s 39-point career day

Saturday was a career day for Jameer Nelson Jr., as he tallied 39 points in a crucial Delaware victory over conference rival UNCW. Managing Sports Editor Konner Metz breaks down the Blue Hen's shocking win.

Timberlake and Towson too hot to handle for Delaware men’s basketball

Another rough road loss for the Blue Hens men's basketball team came Thursday night, as the Towson Tigers were electric from three-point land, defeating Delaware 95-72

Delaware softball looking to break through in 2023 behind an experienced, talented infield

After falling short in 2022, the Delaware softball team returns a substantial amount of key starters, including third baseman and fifth-year Hanna Garber, in their quest for a Colonial Athletic Association championship.

Coming off of tournament success, Delaware men’s lacrosse has all eyes on 2023

Feb. 11 marks the start of the 2023 season for Delaware men’s lacrosse, when they travel to Lafayette with hopes of embarking on another strong season. Featuring a proficient group of veterans and promising newcomers, this talented Hens squad intends on capitalizing off of their first NCAA quarterfinal appearance since 2007.

Commentary: Road struggles and a short rotation plaguing Delaware men’s basketball

As the back half of the conference schedule is underway, Delaware men’s basketball head coach Martin Ingelsby has his work cut out for him, guiding a team with only two road wins and a bevy of depth concerns.

Commentary: The moment is now for the Fightin’ Blue Hens to move to FBS

Success in football and basketball put universities on the map in the world of intercollegiate athletics. Right now, the Fightin’ Blue Hens are excelling at both. Staff Reporter Joshua Ciliberti explores why now is the moment for Delaware to make the move to the Football Bowl Subdivision.

Photo Gallery: Blue Hens take on Niagara’s Purple Eagles

The University of Delaware's Blue Hens face Niagara's Purple Eagles, at the Fred Rust Ice Arena.