Shenandoah University

SU football notebook: Hornets winning turnover battle this season

October 19, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team has not finished a season with a positive turnover margin since joining the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in 2012, and the Hornets’ coaching staff did plenty of analysis in the offseason to determine ways to improve in that aspect in 2016.

Hornets top Eagles for second straight ODAC road win

October 16, 2016

BRIDGEWATER – Bridgewater College has proven to be a menace to Shenandoah University during the teams’ longstanding football rivalry. The Hornets got one back on the Eagles’ home field Saturday night.

Hornets hoping momentum helps buck trend against Eagles

October 15, 2016

WINCHESTER – For reasons that Shenandoah University football head coach Scott Yoder can’t quite put his finger on, Bridgewater College has found ways to beat the Hornets in the two teams’ longstanding rivalry.

SU football notebook: Special teams shine in Hornets’ win

October 12, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team has experienced a couple hiccups on special teams through the first five games but has been solid in that aspect for much of the season. Last weekend at Emory & Henry, it can be argued that the Hornets’ special teams powered them to their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory of 2016.

Generals and Eagles to play at JMU to cap week in sports

Strasburg quarterback Ethan Duckworth scrambles in the backfield during first quarter action Friday night against Clarke County in Strasburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 9, 2016

Stonewall Jackson High School’s football team will compete at a college venue this weekend when the Generals take on East Rockingham at James Madison University’s Bridgeforth Stadium at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Hornets aiming for rebound against Wasps

October 8, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shortly after Shenandoah University’s football team wrapped up its loss to Randolph-Macon College last week, head coach Scott Yoder stressed the importance of the Hornets’ ability to mentally bounce back from its third straight loss in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference opener.

Missed chances doom Hornets in loss

September 30, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team made things interesting in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference opener against visiting Randolph-Macon College. But it was the Hornets’ missed opportunities in the first half that loomed large as the final seconds ticked off the clock at Shentel Stadium.

Hornets ‘paring down’ offense to help solve O-line woes

September 29, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University football coach Scott Yoder said last week that the Hornets were going to simplify things during the bye week to try to mitigate some of the recent struggles of the offensive line. On Wednesday he said that has included “paring down” some of the responsibilities of the guys up front.

Young providing energy, excitement for Hornets

Shenandoah University senior cornerback Bayvon Young thrives as one of the Hornets' most vocal and energetic leaders.   Photo courtesy of Shenandoah University

September 26, 2016

WINCHESTER – Bayvon Young had a sophomore football season worthy of All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference recognition with Shenandoah University in 2013. The next year, he was no longer on the roster.

Hornets hoping to solve O-line issues during bye

September 21, 2016

WINCHESTER – The rushing totals from Shenandoah University’s last two football games may be a bit unsettling for the Hornets, but head coach Scott Yoder said Wednesday that the coaching staff is far from hitting the panic button.

Hornets fall flat in loss to N.C. Wesleyan

September 18, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University football coach Scott Yoder said the Hornets learned some hard lessons Saturday afternoon against visiting North Carolina Wesleyan.

Hornets chasing another 3-0 start in matchup with Bishops

September 17, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team is a win shy of consecutive 3-0 starts for the first time in school history, and to accomplish that feat this weekend the Hornets will have to get past what head coach Scott Yoder called the most talented non-conference team they will face this season.

Bauserman, SU pass by Ferrum

September 11, 2016

WINCHESTER – In the end, the only thing of suspense was Shenandoah University’s point production.