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.
Things looked bleak for New Market early in its game with Elkton on Tuesday night.
New Market’s recent playoff struggles continued on Sunday.
WINCHESTER — The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Shenandoah University to alter its plans for renovating baseball and softball fields in Jim Barnett Park.
New Market moved to within a game of first place on Wednesday with a 4-0 road victory over Montezuma in Rockingham County Baseball League action.
Shenandoah University’s baseball team earned an American Baseball Coaches Association Team Excellence Award for its academic success last school year, the school announced on Thursday morning.
The New Market Shockers still have a shot at a regular-season title, but their biggest concern is just peaking at the right time for the upcoming playoffs in the Rockingham County Baseball League.
New Market used a six-run eighth inning to pull out a 13-7 victory over Elkton on Monday night in Rockingham County Baseball League action.
New Market fell on the road to Broadway, 12-2, on Sunday in Rockingham County Baseball League action.
New Market Shockers pitcher and outfielder Haden Madagan said he was arriving for a recent Rockingham County Baseball League game when some fans quipped that they were “here to see the Shenandoah Hornets play.”
Shenandoah University is suspending all athletic competition until Jan. 1, the school confirmed on Tuesday evening in an announcement that coincided with a similar one from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference that postpones conference regular season and championship competition through the …
The Rockingham County Baseball League is starting the final week of its abbreviated season, and the New Market Shockers have their work cut out for them as they hunt one of the top seeds in next week’s playoffs.
New Market continued its hot streak on Saturday night.
Shenandoah University’s men’s basketball program was recognized for academic excellence by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for the first time in program history, the school announced Friday morning.
The New Market Shockers saw their winning streak snapped on Tuesday but bounced back Wednesday night with a 9-8 road win over Stuarts Draft to keep pace with the rest of the pack atop the Rockingham County Baseball League standings.
A Sunday rainout meant the New Market Shockers had a four-day break between games, and they returned to win two straight on the road on Tuesday and Wednesday to build some momentum heading into a weekend series against one of the Rockingham County Baseball League’s early frontrunners.
With little more than a month before student-athletes are scheduled to report to campus, Shenandoah University remains committed to holding a fall sports season in 2020 – with a few tweaks – as the nation continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Market Shockers head coach Nolan Potts believed going into the season that pitching would be his team's strong suit and through three games that has proven true.
New Market started off slow and couldn’t recover in a 15-3 home loss to Broadway on Sunday in Rockingham County Baseball League action.
The New Market Shockers started their Rockingham County Baseball league season off with a 5-3 victory over Elkton on Saturday night at Rebel Park in New Market.
With the Valley Baseball League canceling its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rockingham County Baseball League has a chance to take center stage this summer.
Former Major League pitcher Rick Croushore stopped in Harrisonburg last year to check about the possibility of being a volunteer coach with the James Madison baseball program.
Shenandoah University’s men’s wrestling program announced its inaugural schedule on Friday morning, a 13-event regular-season slate that leads up to the NCAA Division III regional tournaments in late February.
Jake Payne wasn’t surprised when the XFL, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, halted its operations midway through its return season last month, as it was inevitable that the rebooted football league would follow the lead of other professional leagues that had taken the same actions. The real …
Daniel Small’s pursuit of a professional football career has taken a few fortunate turns in recent weeks.
When Darrell Thompson went unsigned after the 2016 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft came and went, the former Sherando High School and Shenandoah University pitcher turned his attention to another career path.
Robert Klinchock is at an unsettling point in his professional baseball career.
As a professional baseball player grinding it out in the far-from-glamorous independent leagues, Abel Arocho said he has had “about 1,000 reasons” to quit. But he’s also got a reason to keep going.
The offseason came early for former Shenandoah University football standout Jake Payne as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, like most professional athletes across the country, Payne has to find a way to stay football ready in an era of isolation and stay-at-home orders.
The 2020 outdoor track and field season was supposed to be the final push that Emily Miller had to reach the Division III national championships.
WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University head football coach Scott Yoder announced on Friday the Hornets’ 2020 schedule, which includes five home games and the same 10 opponents SU played during the 2019 campaign.
Tasked with building a first-year program from scratch, Shenandoah University wrestling coach Tim McGuire has seen that challenge evolve in the wake of the response to COVID-19.
WINCHESTER — Michael Prosperi was all packed up and a week away from his return to Shenandoah University, where the would-be sophomore figured to build on a freshman year in which he’d worked his way into the baseball team’s pitching rotation the previous spring.
Shenandoah University has canceled the remainder of its spring sports season.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Shenandoah University’s baseball team is the No. 13 team in the country in the latest D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll released Tuesday morning.
Shenandoah University’s football team’s in-person recruiting efforts have come to a halt and the status of the Hornets’ upcoming spring practice is uncertain in the wake of actions taken by the school to combat the spread of COVID-19.