Shenandoah University

SU baseball notebook: Hornets prepped for daunting end to regular season

April 20, 2017

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s baseball team has held the nation’s top ranking in the Top 25 for five straight weeks, but don’t expect the Hornets to coast into the Old Dominion Athletic Conference that lies just two weeks away. They can hardly afford to.

Marcelle leads 21-hit attack as Hornets top Royals

April 19, 2017

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s baseball team got an uneven pitching performance in its Old Dominion Athletic Conference matchup against visiting Eastern Mennonite University Wednesday afternoon, but the Hornets’ offense more than made up for those flaws on the mound.

Shenandoah baseball earns nation’s top ranking in latest poll

March 21, 2017

Shenandoah University’s baseball team is the nation’s top-ranked squad in the most recent Top 25 poll released Tuesday morning by the website. Its the Hornets’ first No. 1 ranking since they held the nation’s top spot in the poll for four straight weeks in 2011.

Hot bats power Hornets to best start since 2011

March 16, 2017

Shenandoah University’s baseball team has vaulted into the top 10 in a pair of Division III national polls since the start of the 2017 season, a rise powered by an offense that ranks as one of the best in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference through the season’s first month.

Loew providing the pop for Hornets’ offense

March 15, 2017

There’s a certain level of expectation on the baseball diamond that comes with the All-American label, a status Shenandoah University designated hitter Jake Loew earned last season when he emerged as the Hornets’ primary run producer.

Pryor out as SUs men’s basketball coach

March 8, 2017

Shenandoah University is making a change in leadership of the men’s basketball program and will not offer a new contract to head coach Rob Pryor, the school announced Wednesday afternoon.

Morse takes over as ace of Hornets’ staff

February 23, 2017

WINCHESTER – Colin Morse stepped into a great learning opportunity when he took the field for Shenandoah University’s baseball team as a freshman in 2015.

Hornets set to open 2017 baseball season

February 18, 2017

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University baseball coach Kevin Anderson considers senior Jake Loew to be one of the most improved hitters he’s had in his 14 seasons with the Hornets.

Year in Review: Highs, lows mark list of local sports storylines in 2016

December 30, 2016

From the highlights – high school student-athletes winning state titles and earning college scholarships, a local team winning the Valley Baseball League and an area college competing for a national championship – to the lowlights – a local athletic program rocked by controversy – the 2016 calendar year was filled local sports storylines.

Clark settling into comfort zone with Hornets

November 23, 2016

WINCHESTER – Basketball has long been a part of Malcolm Clark’s life, a passion that he credits for helping him get through a childhood growing up Washington, D.C.’s Southeast quadrant.

SU women to rely on captain trio, youth on court this winter

November 15, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s women’s basketball team welcomed 10 freshmen to their squad of 17 players for the upcoming 2016-17 season, injecting plenty of youth into a program searching for its first winning season since 2010. But what’s more important for third-year head coach Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft and the Hornets is what lies within the core that SU’s youth encompasses.

Hornets hoping experience leads to more success on court this season

November 13, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s men’s basketball team lost three starters from last season’s 6-20 team that finished with just three wins in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play for the second straight season. Twelve of the Hornets’ 21 players this season are newcomers to the program, and eight of those 21 are freshmen. Experience, however, may just be SU’s strong suit this year.

Hornets fall to Generals in season finale

November 13, 2016

LEXINGTON – Host Washington and Lee scored on its first five possessions Saturday to down Shenandoah, 59-42, in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference football season finale for both schools.

Hornets set to take on Generals in regular season finale

November 12, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team trails Randolph-Macon by a game in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference standings and needs a lot of help if the Hornets are to claim the conference crown, but the Hornets have emphasized just one thing this week – take care of business against Washington and Lee.