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Tuskegee Airman celebrates 100th birthday with flight

Dec. 7, 2019 5:12 PM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A member of the Tuskegee Airmen celebrated his 100th birthday by taking a flight. Retired Army Air Forces Col. Charles McGee flew a private jet Friday between Frederick, Maryland, and Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, news outlets reported. The Tuskegee Airmen is the nickname of the...

Kostecka lifts Loyola (Md.) past Delaware St. 84-76

Dec. 4, 2019 10:02 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Andrew Kostecka had 25 points as Loyola (Md.) topped Delaware State 84-76 on Wednesday night. KaVaughn Scott had 14 points for Loyola (5-4). Cam Spencer and Kenneth Jones added 13 points apiece. Delaware State totaled 49 second-half points, a season high for the team. John Crosby had 31...

Coastal Carolina tops Delaware St. 92-77

Nov. 30, 2019 11:55 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Tyrell Gumbs-Frater knocked down eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points as Coastal Carolina defeated Delaware State 92-77 on Saturday night. Gumbs-Frater made 8 of 10 from long range and rained in 6 of his 3s and 20 points in the first half as the Chanticleers built a 47-35 lead. Keishawn...

Trump pays respects to Army officers killed in Afghanistan

Nov. 22, 2019 12:23 AM EST

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid respects Thursday to two Army officers who were killed when their helicopter crashed this week in Afghanistan, holding his salute until each of the flag-draped cases containing their remains were returned to their grieving families. Trump and...

Coons, US Senator from Delaware, will face primary challenge

Nov. 19, 2019 11:59 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s junior U.S. senator will face a primary challenge next year. The Delaware State News reported Monday that Jessica Scarane plans to run against U.S. Sen. Chris Coons in the state’s Democratic primary. Scarane is a Wilmington-based digital strategist who serves as...

Clark lifts LIU-Brooklyn over Delaware St. 92-84

Nov. 18, 2019 10:54 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 25 points as Long Island-Brooklyn got past Delaware State 92-84 on Monday night. Ty Flowers added 20 points for the Sharks. Flowers also had 17 rebounds, seven assists and three blocks for the Sharks. Jashaun Agosto had 15 points for Long Island-Brooklyn (1-3). Ashtyn...

Carter, Price lift Norfolk St past Delaware St 33-17

Nov. 16, 2019 5:53 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Juwan Carter threw for two touchdowns, Bobby Price returned an interception 84 yards for a score and Norfolk State overcame a slow start to defeat Delaware State 33-17 on Saturday. After falling behind 10-0 in the first quarter, Carter threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Da’Kendall...

Family resolves claims in suit over fatal school fight

Nov. 13, 2019 4:24 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Relatives of a 16-year-old Delaware girl who died after being attacked in a school bathroom in 2016 have resolved a lawsuit against the school district. An attorney for the mother of Amy Joyner-Francis informed a federal judge Wednesday that all claims against the New Castle County...

Delaware State upsets Bethune-Cookman 16-13

Nov. 9, 2019 6:09 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Thomas Bertrand-Hudon rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown on 36 carries and Delaware State stunned Bethune-Cookman 16-13 on Saturday. Delaware State (2-8, 1-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) used Tylik Bethea's 22-yard scoring strike to Bizzet Woodley and a safety to lead 9-0 after one...

Scott leads Rider past Delaware St. 81-54

Nov. 8, 2019 10:16 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Frederick Scott had 13 points to lead five Rider players in double figures as the Broncs easily defeated Delaware State 81-54 on Friday night. Dimencio Vaughn and Stevie Jordan added 12 points apiece for the Broncs. Christian Ings chipped in 11 points, and Tyere Marshall had 10. Vaughn...