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Metheny sharp in spring game

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com CHARLOTTESVILLE -- "Talk to me." University of Virginia quarterback Ross Metheny looked both excited and exhausted. Only minutes following U.Va.'s annual spring game, which pitted the Orange team against the Blue team in a controlled scrimmaged, ...

Roundup: Priet’s single boosts Pioneers over Handley

Daily Staff Reports WINCHESTER -- Kayla Priet's RBI single in the top of the eighth inning gave Millbrook a 2-1 Northwestern District softball win over Handley on Friday. "It was great to put it in the win column," Millbrook coach Michelle Long said. "We had a lot of hits that we didn't ...

Roundup: Falcons pile up goals in victory

Daily Staff Reports LURAY -- Nick Wakeman and Justin Mauck-Hill each found the back of the net twice on Thursday to lead a Central team that earned an 8-0 boys soccer win over Luray. The Falcons controlled every aspect of the game, rattling off 23 shots while allowing only two to the ...

Roundup: Generals earn doubleheader sweep

Daily Staff Reports NEW MARKET -- Stonewall Jackson pounded out 22 hits as it swept Eastern Mennonite in a non-district baseball doubleheader on Tuesday. The Generals won the first 12-0 and the second game 14-0. Both games were called after four innings due to the mercy rule. Jered Getz went ...

Wildcats capture hard-fought win

Daily Staff Reports FRONT ROYAL -- Kelly Martin broke through with a goal in the 54th minute to lift host Warren County over Central 1-0 in a non-district girls soccer game on Monday. Martin's goal came off an assist by Emily Heiston, and it was enough to help the Wildcats improve to 2-2-1 ...

Shenandoah outlasts Cougars for 12-inning victory

Daily Staff Reports DANVILLE -- Shenandoah University opened its Easter weekend baseball series against Averett with a 9-6 USA South Conference win on Friday. For the second straight conference game, it took extra innings for the Hornets (23-5, 6-3 USA South) to earn the win. Against ...

Roundup: Pioneers rally past Patriots

Daily Staff Reports CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Millbrook's softball team kept its bats quiet for most of the game, but broke through late with a three-run sixth inning to defeat Washington, W.Va., 3-1 on Thursday. Pitcher Amber Wells went the distance for the Pioneers, allowing just one run on ...

Eight-run rally sparks Clarke to win

Daily Staff Reports BERRYVILLE -- Clarke County's baseball team used an eight-run third inning to fly past visiting Central 11-1 on Tuesday. Clarke County starting pitcher Drew Paice allowed just one hit through four innings of work, picking up his first win of the season. Meanwhile, every ...

Holcomb’s 14th-inning single helps Hornets sweep Captains

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University second baseman Jon Holcomb didn't seem to mind the chill one bit late Satuday night. In fact, Holcomb had a smile on his face as he stood near the left-field line. And why not? Only moments before, Holcomb had ended a ...

Roundup: Hornets set marks in blowout victory

Daily Staff Reports WINCHESTER -- The Shenandoah University baseball team set new school records for runs and hits in a game in a 35-13 non-league win over Long Island, N.Y.-based St. Joseph's on Thursday. The Hornets (18-5) scored nine runs in the first, four in the second and a combined 13 ...

Vance excited to compete at nationals

By Jeff Nations - jnations@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Samantha Vance has one of those events that just really says it all. All-around, as a matter of fact. That's what Vance competes in for the Wilson College gymnastics team, and -- all in all -- she's pretty darn effective. The Handley High ...

Hornets win on ninth-inning rally

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University won in dramatic fashion Wednesday, edging out Messiah College, 3-2. Trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Hornets were down to their final out with pinch hitter Mike Smith at the plate. Smith swung at ...

Hendershot’s hit boosts Pioneers to win

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com SOUTH RIDING -- Kate Hendershot's eighth-inning RBI single gave Millbrook a 4-3 win over Freedom on Tuesday in non-district softball action. Hendershot went 2-for-4 and scored a run to lead the Pioneers. Stephanie Curry scored the game-winning run ...

Homers power Hornets to victory

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- To combat the long season, Shenandoah skipper Kevin Anderson teaches his team to break the schedule down into four 10-game stretches. This allows his players to focus on the games at-hand, rather than become caught looking down the road at ...

Roundup: Eagles’ Herndon fires perfect game

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com BERRYVILLE -- Freshman pitcher Sarah Herndon started her varsity career off on the right foot. Herndon threw a perfect game to lead Clarke County to a 15-0 win over Stonewall Jackson in non-district softball action on Thursday. The game only went five ...

Roundup: King carries Wildcats to victory

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com WOODSTOCK -- Warren County's Nicole King struck out 17 and helped herself at the plate to lead the Wildcats to a 3-0 non-district softball win over Central on Wednesday. It was the season opener for both teams. King struck out the first 10 batters she ...

Parker finishes fourth in nationals

Limestone College's Jeremy Parker, a Millbrook High School graduate, posted a fourth-place finish at Saturday's NCAA Division II wrestling national championships in Omaha, Neb., to earn All-American honors. Parker, wrestling in the 141-pound weight class, won a pair of matches on Friday to ...

Hornets capture weekly accolades

Four Shenandoah University student-athletes have been honored by the USA South Conference in selections announced on Monday by the league office. Juniors Greg Van Sickler and Ashley Plaugher, sophomore Brooke Over and freshman Tori Beasley have all been recognized by the league for their ...

Host Shenandoah rolls past Hollins

WINCHESTER -- The Shenandoah University women's lacrosse team registered its fourth straight victory Monday with a 17-1 non-league win over visiting Hollins University. The Hornets (5-3) scored the first 13 goals of the game and never looked back against Hollins (1-2). Corrinne Kosmowski ...

Hot-hitting Hornets pick up easy sweep

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- It didn't seem like much at the time. It was the top of the first inning, and Albertus Magnus' Erik Suraci was at the plate. Ahead in the count, 2-0, Suraci sent the offering from Shenandoah pitcher Ben Hendrickson into left field, putting a ...