BRIDGEWATER — A lot had changed in the 15 months since Bridgewater College last played a football game. But a crushing defense and an offense designed to keep the opposition on its heels remained the same for the Eagles, who opened their 2021 spring season with a 27-21 victory against Shenandoah.
For the first time in Scott Yoder’s college football experience, he and his Shenandoah University program aren’t sure what to expect when the Hornets take the field for today’s season opener at Bridgewater.
Saturday, Feb. 27
The challenges of trying to conduct a college football season during a pandemic, as they’ve certainly been for every program, have been numerous for Shenandoah University.
Wednesday, Feb. 24
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FOREST – The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has voted to expand its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments next month in order to provide additional competitive opportunities for its member programs, the league announced on Friday.
Shenandoah University’s football team will not begin its truncated spring football season at Washington and Lee on Friday and will instead open the following day against Bridgewater.
Friday, Feb. 19
Wednesday, Feb. 17
FOREST – Two Shenandoah University track and field athletes earned Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors, the league announced on Monday afternoon.
Wednesday, Feb. 17
Saturday, Feb. 13
WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University’s baseball team was picked second in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s preseason poll, which is voted on by league coaches, the conference announced on Wednesday afternoon.
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Shenandoah University indoor track and field coach Andy Marrocco said he was hit with conflicting emotions when news broke on Wednesday night that the NCAA was canceling the Division III winter championships this year due to low participation.
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Thursday, Feb. 4
FOREST — Shenandoah University junior Sarah Sondrol earned some conference and national recognition this week after a pair of standout performances for the Hornets’ women’s basketball team.
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INDIANAPOLIS — Shenandoah University Associate Athletic Director Scott Musa has been appointed to the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel, according to an announcement made last week by the NCAA.
After ending the 2018-19 season on a 10-game losing streak, the Shenandoah University men’s basketball team finished the 2019-20 season on an eight-game skid.
WINCHESTER — The Shenandoah University women’s basketball team didn’t play the way it thinks it’s capable of on Thursday night.
In winning 32 games over the previous two seasons — the best two-season stretch for Shenandoah University women’s basketball in 32 years — the Hornets relied mainly on their stingy defensive play.
After nearly a year of navigating his new program through COVID-19 and a months-long delay to the wrestling season, Shenandoah University head coach Tim McGuire will finally lead his team onto the mat for the first time this weekend.
Spectators will be prohibited from all Old Dominion Athletic Conference indoor athletic events held during the spring semester, the conference announced on Monday afternoon.
COVID-19 dominated headlines in 2020 and local college sports weren’t spared from the virus’ impact. And yet, before the pandemic gripped the nation and quarantines and full-scale shutdowns became the new normal, college storylines proceeded as normal for the first couple months of the calen…
Shenandoah University’s baseball team is ranked No. 35 in the preseason Collegiate Baseball poll released on Tuesday evening.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday its plans for a condensed spring football season that includes four league games over a five-week span for each team beginning on Feb. 26.
Shenandoah University head wrestling coach Tim McGuire said his team was just starting to hit the point where practices and workouts, which were taking place with no concrete season yet in sight, were beginning to produce a wearing-down effect before the university announced on Tuesday its p…
WINCHESTER — DeShon Foxx, a former University of Connecticut football player who spent two seasons in the NFL, has joined Shenandoah University’s athletic department in an administrative role, the school announced on Thursday.
Shenandoah University announced its plan to return to athletic competition on Tuesday afternoon, beginning with the start of winter sports at the beginning of the spring semester in late January.
WINCHESTER — As he stood off to the side of the turf football field at Shentel Stadium and watched his teammates take part in a recent practice, Shenandoah University senior defensive back Daquan Pridget said he looks back on his past, some of shadowed by dark moments in his life, and realiz…
WINCHESTER – In a COVID-less world, Shenandoah University’s football team would be squaring off against Randolph-Macon in its homecoming game this weekend at Shentel Stadium. Instead, those bragging rights will be won on the virtual gridiron.
WINCHESTER – It wasn’t a typical mid-October football practice.
Shenandoah University senior Jack Massie was named a semifinalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy in the results announcement last week by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF).
Never before in 20 years as a college football coach has Scott Yoder had more time on his hands during the fall. Sure, his Saturdays are still filled with football, but not the type the Shenandoah University head coach is used to.
Shenandoah University offensive coordinator Stan Hodgin has been named to the NCAA Football Rules Committee, the school announced on Friday morning.
NEW MARKET – Moments after piecing together his latest masterpiece from atop the mound at Rebel Park on Monday night, Darrell Thompson took the time to tidy up his workstation.
NEW MARKET – For the first time since their formation in 2004, the New Market Shockers are heading to the Rockingham County Baseball League championship series.
Earlier this week, New Market had found late-game magic on back-to-back nights and built a 2-0 lead over Grottoes in their best-of-5 semifinal series. That lead is gone, and the two teams are set to meet in a winner-takes-all Game 5 tonight in New Market with a trip to the Rockingham County …
Grottoes staved off elimination in the Rockingham County Baseball League playoffs on Wednesday night with a 5-2 road win in 11 innings over New Market at Rebel Park to force a Game 4 in their semifinal series.
The first two games of New Market’s best-of-5 semifinal series against Grottoes have followed a similar template.
Nick Goode’s original plans for 2020 didn’t include another round in the Rockingham County Baseball League.
It took a few days, but New Market advanced to the Rockingham County Baseball League semifinals.