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.

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.

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.

Blue Hens roll over Saint Francis University, 56-17, in first round of playoffs

Delaware exploded Saturday at Tubby Raymond Stadium, scoring 56 points en route to a blowout of opponent St. Francis. The day included historic performances for many Blue Hens, including receiver Chandler Harvin.

Photo gallery: Scenes from Delaware’s 56-17 playoff victory over St. Francis

There were plenty of touchdowns for the Blue Hens last Saturday, when they dominated St. Francis in an FCS playoff game at Tubby Raymond Stadium, 56-17.

Delaware granted new life with playoff berth and upcoming home clash versus Saint Francis

Ryan Carty sees Delaware's playoff berth as a "second season," a chance for the Blue Hens to write a better ending than the one that stemmed from a heart breaking loss at Villanova.

Commentary: Explosive but inconsistent offense gives Hens playoff hopes, but not before crucial test at Villanova

There have been plenty of positives and negatives for the Hens under new coach Ryan Carty, but their playoff hopes likely rest on a road matchup with rival Villanova this Saturday.

Photo gallery: Scenes from senior day matchup with Richmond at Delaware Stadium

The Blue Hens honored their seniors before Saturday's regular season home finale, but fell to Richmond in a close 21-13 Colonial Athletic Association battle.

Photo gallery: Sights from Delaware’s 49-17 victory over Monmouth

The Hens moved to 7-2 last Saturday, after taking down CAA foe Monmouth in a 49-17 blowout behind six touchdowns from quarterback Nolan Henderson.

$10,000 for Blue Hen pride: University incentivizes student attendance at home football games

As the football team enters the back half of the season, some students are vying for perfect attendance and the shot at a $10,000 prize.

Photo gallery: Delaware soars in 38-7 homecoming win over Morgan State

Check out scenes from Delaware's convincing 38-7 homecoming victory over Morgan State last Saturday.

New, improved and delayed: Three video boards on their way to South Campus this winter

After a semester-long delay, the university’s athletic department is expecting three state-of-the-art video boards to arrive in Newark this winter, enhancing the gameday experience at Delaware and Grant Stadiums.

Blue Hens dominate Morgan State, but at the potential cost of Henderson

Delaware moved to 6-1 with Saturday’s convincing homecoming weekend victory against Morgan State, but Nolan Henderson’s mid-game injury overshadowed the win.

Commentary: Delaware looks to get back on track versus Morgan State in homecoming matchup

Staff reporters Luciano Ciaranca and Ryan Gibb track Delaware Football’s progress so far this season and discuss the upcoming game against Morgan State. The reporters provide a look into the rest of the season and who Delaware should watch out for on the field moving forward.