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BSU and DSU Royalty Watch as The Hornets and Bulldogs Kickoff 2023 Season

Tiana Steward

Delaware State University Royal Court

Dover, Del. – On Saturday, September 1st, 2023, Delaware State and Bowie State Royal Courts joined the DSU Hornets and Bowie Bulldogs to kick off the 2023 season at the Alumni Stadium.

This was DSU Court’s first football game appearance, and they came dressed elegantly and ready to cheer their Hornets on.

“The game was very enjoyable, but the weather was not,” said Coleman. The 67th Miss Delaware State University, Inaaya Coleman, was pictured sitting front row with her Mister and court close behind.

The season opener ended with a soaring loss of 11-22 for DSU Hornets, falling 0-1 and Bowie Bulldogs up 1-0.

“I loved the game! Nothing could’ve been better than what happened on September 2nd! The skies were clear and it really felt like an HBCU game! Beating the Hornets felt great because thatgave the Bulldogs the confidence they needed in order to have a great season,” said Watson. The 31st Mister Bowie State, Caleb L. Shaw-Watson, was seen in the stands amongst peers cheering on his home team.

Delaware State University Royal Court Pictured with Miss Bowie State University

When asked about the loss, Miss DSU exclaimed, “Bowie State University hits very close to home, I love many people who go there. It was a shame we lost to them, but we are like a family.I wished we beat them, but there is a next time”.

There was all love at the Hive, on Saturday afternoon. Win or lose, everyone came out to have a great time!

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