Shenandoah University

Miller finally getting a shot at linebacker for Hornets

WINCHESTER – Cody Miller has been biding his time. After graduating from Strasburg High School in the spring of 2013, Miller enrolled at Shenandoah University that fall and joined the school’s football program as an inside linebacker. With Michael Messick (who graduated following the ...

SU football notebook: Hornets facing some uncertainty with familiar foe

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team will kick off its 2016 season with an air of uncertainty surrounding a familiar opponent. The Hornets travel to Gallaudet University on Saturday night for a 7 p.m. kickoff, marking the fourth straight year the two teams will meet in the ...

Experienced secondary could be key for Hornets

WINCHESTER – On the heels of a season in which Shenandoah University ranked near the bottom of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in most defensive categories, Hornets football coach Scott Yoder is pushing his defensive unit to perform better in what he deems critical ...

Bauserman a more comfortable, confident QB for Hornets

WINCHESTER – There’s been a different feeling surrounding Hayden Bauserman as Shenandoah University’s football team prepares for its season opener at Gallaudet on Saturday night. Bauserman, set to begin his second season as the Hornets’ starting quarterback, said during the team’s ...

Football Preview 2016: Hornets hope to continue to make strides

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University head football coach Scott Yoder thinks the Hornets’ records over his first three seasons can be a bit misleading. During that span, SU has gone 4-6 each year, and last season the Hornets suffered a 1-6 mark in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play, tied ...

SU football notebook: Hornets could get creative with offensive personnel

WINCHESTER – Though Shenandoah University’s football team will replace four starters along the offensive line this season, the Hornets boast plenty of experience and depth at the skill positions. With the return of starting quarterback Hayden Bauserman, senior running back Cedrick ...

Hornets to unveil revamped offensive line this fall

WINCHESTER – As Shenandoah University’s football team prepares to kick off its 2016 season with a road game at Gallaudet on Sept. 3, center Caleb Hutson said he’s felt a bit awkward. Tossed into the ring as a freshman starter a season ago, Hutson had the chance to look up to a veteran ...

Hornets tackle heat in first football practice

WINCHESTER – As a group of Shenandoah University freshmen trudged off the football field at Shentel Stadium on Thursday afternoon, senior defensive back Bayvon Young approached the chain-link fence that separated him from the underclassmen. “Welcome to college, fellas,” Young ...

Nationals select SU’s Morse in 16th round of MLB Draft

Shortly after the 10th round of the Major League Baseball Draft ended last Friday night, Phil Morse Jr., a Shenandoah University reliever with pro baseball aspirations, told his father that he had a good feeling he would be selected by the Washington Nationals before the 40-round draft ...

SU’s season ends with loss to Emory in NCAA regional

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Shenandoah University saw its baseball season come to an end Sunday afternoon in a 15-2 loss to top-seeded Emory University in the NCAA South Regional at William R. Bowdoin Field. The win sends the Eagles to the NCAA Division III National Championships for the third ...

Hornets beat Panthers, move to winner’s bracket in NCAA regional

For the second time in as many nights, a senior left-hander delivered a strong starting performance on the mound for Shenandoah University’s baseball team as the Hornets picked up a 6-2 win over Birmingham-Southern on Thursday in the NCAA South Regional at William R. Bowdoin Field. Darrell ...

Hornets open tournament with win on Herbaugh’s walk-off single

Zach Herbaugh delivered a walk-off single for Shenandoah University’s baseball team as the third-seeded Hornets rallied for a pair of ninth-inning runs in a 3-2 win over No. 4 Marietta College on Wednesday night in the opening round of the NCAA Division III South Regional. Herbaugh, a 2014 ...

Hornets claim spot in NCAA tournament field

Shenandoah University baseball coach Kevin Anderson said the Hornets were disappointed with their performance in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament two weeks ago, when they felt they didn’t play their best against some quality competition. SU will have a shot at a stronger ...

Hornets’ Payne receives camp invites

Jake Payne wasn’t going to get his hopes up during last week’s NFL draft. Even after representatives from the Philadelphia Eagles and Los Angeles Rams informed the Shenandoah University defensive end that his name was listed on their draft boards, Payne knew that hearing his named called as ...

Hornets in familiar spot entering ODAC tournament

Shenandoah University’s baseball team is getting quite comfortable sitting atop the Old Dominion Athletic Conference standings. For the third year in a row the Hornets claimed the conference’s regular season championship, meaning SU once again heads into the ODAC tournament – which ...

Skyline softball facing tough schedule this week

Skyline softball is coming off a dramatic walk-off victory over Warren County, but things won't get any easier for the Hawks this week. Skyline has two tough games to start its week. The Hawks play at Hedgesville at 5 p.m. today, and then host Culpeper County at 6 p.m. Wednesday.  The ...

Rivalry matchups fill local sports week

Consider the next five days an unofficial rivalry week for local high school sports teams. Eighteen athletic contests are scheduled between rival schools, including head-to-head matchups between Central and Strasburg, and Skyline and Warren County in all sports later in the week. Kicking ...

SU hires new dean of nursing school

Shenandoah University has a new dean of its nursing school. Kathleen LaSala, who holds a doctorate in nursing degree with an emphasis in administration and public policy, will begin her new job June 30. She replaces Dr. Kathryn Ganske, who has served the university for 22 years. LaSala ...

Top of their game

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University wasn’t Darrell Thompson’s first choice. Thompson was the type of kid who had wanted to venture out of the Shenandoah Valley to attend college, and the standout pitcher from Sherando High School had aspirations of playing Division I baseball at the ...