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Yellow Jackets sweep Hornets in key ODAC baseball doubleheader

WINCHESTER - Two powerhouse Division III baseball teams played a doubleheader on Saturday at Bridgeforth Field in Winchester. At the end of the day, Randolph-Macon College showed why it’s one of the top teams in the country. The Yellow Jackets used two strong pitching performances to sweep ...

Hornets run winning streak to 11 games with victory over Bridgewater

WINCHESTER – Blowout victories have become a regular occurrence for Shenandoah University’s baseball team over the last two weeks. Tuesday’s home meeting with Bridgewater College was one of the few nail-biters sprinkled into the Hornets’ current winning streak. Eagles starting ...

Shenandoah’s Dunn relishing chance to compete in football all-star game

Shenandoah University senior defensive back Devontae Dunn didn’t get the chance to play in his final college football game last November due to a groin injury that held him out of the Hornets’ home contest with Washington & Lee. He’s gotten the chance to return to the gridiron ...

Winding path lands Lyons at Shenandoah University as school’s new AD

WINCHESTER – Bridget Lyons took over as Shenandoah University’s director of intercollegiate athletics just over a month ago, a role in which she’ll be tasked with setting the next course of direction for the school’s athletics program. Lyons’ own path to Winchester, however, has ...

Shenandoah baseball set to start new season under the usual high expectations

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s baseball team has earned the top seed in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament for four straight years and has appeared in the NCAA tournament eight times in the last nine seasons. Outside perception suggests the Hornets are equipped for more ...

Shenandoah women pick up first win in new gym

WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University's women's basketball team christened the opening of the James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics & Events Center on Wednesday night with the first-ever Shenandoah win. Shenandoah used a key run late in the third quarter to pull out a 67-62 Old Dominion ...

Disappointing debut: Hornets fall flat in first game at new athletics center

WINCHESTER – The excitement running throughout Shenandoah University’s men’s basketball team regarding the opening of the school’s new James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center reached its peak Wednesday evening when the Hornets played their first game inside the ...

Shenandoah announces opening night for new athletics and events center

Shenandoah University will host its inaugural basketball games in the James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center at the end of the month, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Bridget Lyons announced Thursday. Beginning with a men’s and women’s doubleheader on Jan. 31, SU’s ...

Year in Review: Winning storylines abound for area sports in 2017

The 2017 calendar year in local sports brought with it an abundance of storylines. Below are the top 10 sports stories, listed chronologically, of this pastyear as selected by The Northern Virginia Daily sports staff. JMU wins The James Madison University football team kicked off the 2017 ...

Hornets land program-best 12 players on All-ODAC football team

FOREST – Shenandoah University earned a program-record 12 football All-ODAC honors in selections announced Tuesday morning by the league office. Included in that total are a program-best four named first team All-ODAC. Senior Michael Ashwell and junior Hayden Bauserman highlight the ...

Hornets fall to W&L in de facto ODAC title game

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team entered Saturday’s regular season finale with a shot to claim the program’s first Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship. Instead, Washington and Lee celebrated the program’s fourth ODAC title in the last eight years on the ...

Hornets set to clash with W&L with ODAC title on the line

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s path to its first Old Dominion Athletic Conference title veered a bit off course with a loss to Hampden-Sydney last week. The Hornets are not out of the running but now need outside help, and that help will mean nothing if Shenandoah doesn’t take care ...

SU men’s hoops in a cultural overhaul under Walsh as opener approaches

WINCHESTER – Adam Walsh has spent the last five months as Shenandoah University’s new men’s basketball coach overhauling a program, from a culture standpoint, that has been mired in mediocrity for most of the past decade. Walsh is already making the Hornets physically stronger with a ...

Walsh putting an emphasis on strength training with Hornets

WINCHESTER – The hiring of Adam Walsh as Shenandoah University’s new head men’s basketball coach back in May marked the beginning of a cultural shift within a program that hasn’t had a winning season in nearly a decade. Walsh wants to help the Hornets discover a winning mentality, ...