Shenandoah University's football team picked up its first victory in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play earlier this season, and now it's time for another Hornets men's program to take aim at a similar feat.
While last weekend resulted in another disappointing loss for the University of Virginia's football team there is something to look forward to for U.Va. fans - men's basketball season is just around the corner.
Shenandoah University's football team has been a witness to some ups and downs up to the midway point of the 2013 season, but one thing -- one major thing -- has remained relatively consistent. And it's not a good thing.
I didn't expect much from the University of Virginia's football team this season. After the way things have went the past couple years, could anybody really? However, last weekend things may have hit a new low for the Cavaliers.
Sure, virtually every fly fisherman enjoys fishing a dense hatch of aquatic insects where trout become frenzied in their feeding. If the truth be known, though, finding such a heavy hatch is not a common event on trout streams in northern Virginia today. And when you do run into such heavy emergences, they are usually short-lived affairs that last for an hour or two if you're lucky.
Izod has been the title sponsor of the IndyCar Series since 2010, but last Friday announced that it will abandon the series after the 2013 season, one year shy of its original agreement to remain until the end of 2014.
When Ray Scott, founder of the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, decided he would get into the business of producing and selling seeds for hunters to plant for deer, one should have known big things would come from it.
Even as Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch were making history at New Hampshire as the first teammates to have consecutive one-two finishes in NASCAR's Chase, most of the talk in the garage area centered on Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) and the continual fallout following the Richmond race three weeks ago.
Lauri Rapala was born in Finland over a century ago, in 1905. When he was in his 20's, he moved to the shores of a huge lake to try to make a living as a fisherman. While waiting for the nets to fill with perch and whitefish, he would row his wooden boat, attempting to catch a trout with lures to add to the catch he could sell.
There were plenty of intriguing storylines surrounding Shenandoah University football leading up to the 2013 season, as the Hornets welcomed in new head coach Scott Yoder and new schemes on offense and defense in a rebirth of the program that the team has been referring to as "Red Dawn."