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Hornets will play in Myrtle Beach

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com Shenandoah University's baseball team will try to get its season started this weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Saturday home doubleheader against Misericordia (Pa.) has been postponed until April 5. Sunday's varsity/junior varsity home doubleheader ...

Hornets top rival Averett

By Jeff Nations - jnations@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- When Shenandoah University's men's basketball team needed a couple productive second-half possessions to bury USA South rival Averett on Saturday, Hornets coach Rob Harris had to be wondering which of his players brought the shovel to ...

SU notches win on senior night

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- It was senior night at Shingleton Gymnasium, the four marker-drenched posters taped along the gym's wall were proof enough of that. But at Shenandoah University, at least in the four years since women's coach Michelle Guyant-Holloway ...

Late scoring burst lifts Ferrum over Hornets

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- There's no explaining why a team so amped for a game, so enthralled to take a hack at owning the third-best record in the USA South, can come out so flat. But the Shenandoah women, with no answer as to why or how, lacked a certain ...

Braithwaite lands full-time staff spot

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com Former Handley High School football standout Adam Braithwaite has been promoted to full-time assistant coach for the University of Michigan's football team. Braithwaite, a 1997 Handley graduate, is now the Wolverines' safeties/outside linebackers coach ...

SU wins pair of conference games

Daily Staff Report RALEIGH, N.C. -- Shenandoah University's women's basketball team beat Meredith College on Sunday afternoon, 76-60. The victory gave the Hornets a weekend sweep of USA South Conference games. Shenandoah also beat Peace, 70-63, on Saturday. In Sunday's win, Alexis Hargbol ...

Kline, Hargbol earn academic honors

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com Shenandoah University had two student-athletes earn ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III honors in selections announced on Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Junior Kevin Kline earned first-team honors for the men ...

Checkmate: Battling Bishops upend Hornets

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- For just more than 34 minutes, the Shenandoah Hornets played like their season was on the line. And in a sense, it was. Had Shenandoah beaten USA South leader N.C. Wesleyan in Shingleton Gymnasium on Tuesday night, the Hornets would ...

SU’s Van Sickler earns top honor

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com Shenandoah University junior Greg Van Sickler has been tabbed as the preseason NCAA Division III Player of the Year in selections announced Tuesday by Baseball America. Van Sickler, who earned NABC All-America status last season after leading ...

Hornets picked ninth in national baseball poll

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com Shenandoah University's baseball team is the preseason No. 9 squad in the D3baseball.com poll released on Wednesday. The Hornets, coming off a 38-10 season in which the squad won the South Region title and made an appearance in the NCAA Division III ...

Hornets pick up conference win

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com NEWPORT NEWS -- Shenandoah University earned its second regular-season sweep over Christopher Newport in the past three seasons with a 65-62 USA South Conference men's basketball victory on Wednesday. Shenandoah (8-12, 5-2 USA South) took over sole ...

SU softball picked third in conference poll

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com Shenandoah University's softball team leads five SU teams in preseason picks of the USA South Conference coaches in polls released on Wednesday by the league. The Hornets' softball squad, which has won 30 games in each of the last two years, is the ...

Hornets offense comes alive in win

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- There was no rhythm, there was no flow. Neither the Shenandoah Hornets nor the Methodist Monarchs could establish any sort of control in their USA South clash Sunday afternoon. To some extent, it was complete and utter chaos. Both ...

Shenandoah cruises past Meredith

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Wins generally come easily when the opponent can't run. Or at least that's how it went on Sunday, when Shenandoah outgunned Meredith 79-45 in a fleet-versus-futile USA South contest. The Hornets (9-7, 5-5 USA South), led by the nimble ...

SU baseball team tabbed for crown

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com The Shenandoah University baseball team is the preseason selection to win the 2010 USA South Conference baseball title in a poll of the league's coaches released on Wednesday. Shenandoah, coming off a 38-10 season that saw the Hornets win the South ...

SU’s Van Sickler claims accolade

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com Junior Greg Van Sickler has been named a preseason All-American by D3baseball.com in selections announced Monday by the Web site. Van Sickler, a pitcher/first baseman, is a first-team selection as a utility player. Last season, Van Sickler led the ...

Hornets excited to be practicing again, eager for new season

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- For the Shenandoah University baseball team, the past seven months have been a healthy blend of living in the past and dreaming of the future. The Hornets' South Region championship rings that hug their fingers are a shimmering reminder ...

Southern Virginia defeats Hornets

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com BUENA VISTA - Host Southern Virginia University finished off a season sweep of Shenandoah University with a 93-79 non-conference men's basketball win on Tuesday night. The Knights (10-4), who rallied for a three-point win in Winchester in December, led ...

SU’s Womack earns state rookie honor

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com Shenandoah University freshman women's soccer player Amber Womack has earned All-State Rookie of the Year honors in selections announced Friday by the Virginia State Sports Information Directors (VaSID). Womack, who was named USA South Conference ...

Hornets rally to scuttle Captains

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER - Shenandoah mens basketball coach Rob Harris sat in his office, his silk tie folded and stuffed into his right coat pocket, his forehead glistening with tiny marbles of sweat. The way he leaned forward in his chair, then leaned back, then ...