WINCHESTER - After losing their first two games in USA South play, Shenandoah University's women's team came back Sunday and defeated Greensboro College, the defending conference champs, in convincing style, 74-55.
WINCHESTER -- After spending six months as Shenandoah University's co-interim athletic director, SU baseball coach Kevin Anderson can finally step down and hand the reins to a full-time athletic director.
WINCHESTER -- It is difficult, if not impossible, to win close ballgames in the final minutes if you turn the ball over and can't make your free throws, and that's exactly what happened to Shenandoah University's men's basketball team in the final moments of its game with Southern Virginia University on Wednesday.
WINCHESTER -- Facing one of the powerhouse teams in NCAA Division III women's basketball in your home opener in tough enough, but add to that the fact that Shenandoah University hasn't beaten Mary Washington since 1992, and few people gave the Hornets a chance when they faced off with the Eagles on Tuesday.
WINCHESTER -- Free throws grow in magnitude as a basketball game heads to its conclusion, and that was never truer than in Monday night's season opener for Shenandoah University against Frostburg State at Shingleton Gymnasium.
WINCHESTER -- It was an all too familiar situation for the Shenandoah Hornets. For the umpteenth time this season, Shenandoah was down by three points Saturday night with just under three minutes to play.
WINCHESTER -- Maryland suburbia, in spots, is drenched in football tradition. There are those classic Washington Catholic Athletic Conference battles between Good Counsel and Dematha, which draw crowds by the thousands every year; there is the recent rise of the Montgomery County Class 4A Sherwood Warriors, who often rank among Maryland's top 10 programs.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah strong safety Larry Gibbs leads the USA South with six interceptions. Traveling to conference-leading N.C. Wesleyan on Saturday, Gibbs will have plenty of opportunities to add to his total.
WINCHESTER -- The Shenandoah Hornets (1-6, 0-4) still boast the best defense in the USA South conference. They still boast the best scoring defense, the best pass defense and the best total defense. They allow the fewest first downs and the fewest fourth-down conversions.
WINCHESTER -- Don't be fooled by Shenandoah left tackle Jamal Venable. Don't be fooled by his tossed, lazy hair, his black, baggy sweat pants or his early morning shuffle. And don't be fooled by his immense 6-foot-5, 260-pound frame or his quiet demeanor.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah fullback Anthony Cordero remembers the last time he could run this fast. He remembers the last time he could cut left, then right, cap off a long run with a touchdown and still have the energy to try it again on the next drive.
NEWPORT NEWS -- Shenandoah University suffered a heartbreaking loss to Christopher Newport on Saturday, falling 30-27 in double overtime in football action. It was the USA South conference opener for both teams.