The Delta Statement

The DSU marching band performs for a crowd.

Opinion: Band IS a Sport!

Kendall Coker, Copy Editor March 23, 2022

According to the dictionary, the definition of a sport is, “an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature.” Band is full of different types of skill sets...

Delta State University VS. COVID-19

Delta State University VS. COVID-19

Tasha Toms October 7, 2020

COVID-19 has caused university life as we know it to change. This year there's online classes, fewer campus activities and a restricted union. It’s hard to feel as though any aspect of regular student...

The Lady Statesmen Ballers

Basketball and the Delta

Tasha Toms, Publishing Manager April 24, 2020

The Delta State Women’s Basketball team recently finished their season 23-7. Although the NCAA cut the season short in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, DSU’s record is one to be proud of.  Prior...

Short-Term Memory Loss: How the Statesmen Plan to Turn Around the Season

Short-Term Memory Loss: How the Statesmen Plan to Turn Around the Season

Delvin Weems, Photography September 28, 2018

With three losses already this season, Delta State's football team is moving on with some help from selective short-term memory loss.   The team is no longer focused on the past games. The Statesmen...

DSU celebrates Anoucke Baas winning goal.

National Signing Day Success for DSU Women’s Soccer

Tasha Toms, Staff Writer March 23, 2018

Delta State Women’s Soccer had a near record season in Fall 2017 with the best conference record they’ve had in nine years and are hoping their 13 signees who committed this week on National Signing...

Tis the Season of Statesmens Sports!

‘Tis the Season of Statesmen’s Sports!

Simone Jackson, Sports Editor November 5, 2017

  As the fall sports come to an end, winter is just around the corner. Winter is the year of bundling up, drinking hot chocolate, and watching indoor sports. These indoor sports are just as...

Colin Kaepernick Taking a Knee with Team Mate

Taking a Knee for a Purpose

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer October 6, 2017

On Sept. 24, 2017, President Trump called African-American NFL athletes and their allies who knelt during National Anthem "sons of bitches." After his remark people are curious about standing for the National...

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

Ricky Silvestri, Contributing Writer September 22, 2017

After the Statesmen's excellent 2017 season and World Series run, they have looked to reload an already experienced coaching staff with the addition of Coach Travis Graves. Graves brings with him 6...

Tough Day at the Tennis Courts

Tough Day at the Tennis Courts

Bugg Davis April 24, 2017

The Halls Ferry Road Tennis Courts in Vicksburg, Miss., hosted our Statesmen tennis team to face off against Alcorn State University on March 29. It was a tough time for the Statesmen. Alcorn University...

Lady Statesmen Sweep Union

Lady Statesmen Sweep Union

Bugg Davis April 8, 2017

On March 4 and 5, the Lady Statesmen softball team faced up against Union University in a three-game show down. The Lady Statesmen destroyed the competition, claiming all three wins in their first home...

Statesmen Sync Second

Statesmen Sync Second

April 1, 2017

On Feb. 18, the Delta State men’s swim team competed in their final day of the NSISC Championships. After four days of intense competition between many different swim teams, the Statesmen pulled out...

Lady Statesmen Send Falcons into Frenzy

Lady Statesmen Send Falcons into Frenzy

Bugg Davis March 11, 2017

The Lady Statesmen softball team traveled outside Mississippi state lines to take on five different teams in Montevallo, Alabama during the second weekend of February.  In a weekend tournament they called...