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.
On March 8, senior sprinter Elijah Morton made Shenandoah University history when he became the first male in the school’s track and field program to qualify for the national championships. Four days later, Morton learned he’d never get the chance to compete at the NCAA Division III Indoor C…
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University’s baseball team begins the proverbial second season this weekend with Saturday’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference doubleheader against Emory & Henry, and head coach Kevin Anderson said he’s “anxious to see how it plays out” after the Hornets’ 7-1 start…
Shenandoah University’s season came to an end in the quarterfinal round of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament at the Salem Civic Center on Thursday afternoon.
FOREST -- Shenandoah University men’s basketball senior Chris Chaney has been named third team All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference, the league announced on Wednesday.
Shenandoah University is in an interesting spot heading into the quarterfinal round of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament on Thursday at Salem Civic Center.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Shenandoah University’s baseball team is ranked No. 22 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association/D3baseball.com Top 25 poll released on Tuesday morning.
FRONT ROYAL -- Four months after being announced as the head coach of Shenandoah University’s brand-new wrestling program, Tim McGuire has his first official signee.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University’s baseball team will be without one of its key pieces when it opens the 2020 season on Sunday in a home doubleheader against Misericordia.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University’s baseball program set the bar high for this year’s squad by winning back-to-back Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament titles in 2018 and 2019. But lofty expectations are the norm for the Hornets under longtime head coach Kevin Anderson, and senior …
FOREST — Shenandoah University’s baseball team, the two-time defending Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament champion, was picked second in the preseason ODAC poll conducted by league coaches.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University’s magical run through the Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament a year ago was powered by its defense.
WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University’s men’s basketball team finally saw some shots go down in the second half against Hampden-Sydney on Saturday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough to overcome its sluggish start in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference contest.
WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University women’s basketball coach Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft felt her team had gotten away from what has made it successful defensively in a loss to Washington and Lee last Wednesday. The Hornets wanted to rediscover that defensive prowess against Ferrum on Saturday and…
WINCHESTER — Sometimes the fix is something as simple as seeing a shot go in.
WINCHESTER — For Shenandoah University’s men’s basketball program, there are steps that need to be taken to become a contender in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, and head coach Adam Walsh said recently that the Hornets are in the position of a bottom-third program fighting to become a …
Plenty of events shaped the area’s sports landscape outside of the high school scene in 2019.
Shenandoah University senior offensive lineman Daniel Small was named a second-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association on Wednesday morning.
FOREST – Shenandoah University senior safety Nate Hill led a group of six Hornets who earned All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference football accolades this week, earning SU’s lone first first-team nod.
WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University’s 70-35 romp at home over Methodist to cap the 2019 college football season on Saturday afternoon was important to the Hornets for several reasons.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University head football coach Scott Yoder said during the week leading up to his team’s season finale against Methodist University that the Hornets’ offense wanted to “have a day.” Saturday’s record-setting performance probably qualified as such.
WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team had a game plan in place and was already hard at work prepping for its would-be season opener against Methodist University in September when it learned that the Monarchs would not be making the trip from North Carolina to the Northern Shenan…
WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference slate is wrapped up and senior day was celebrated last weekend in the Hornets’ next-to-last home game of the 2019 college football season. But Saturday’s season finale against Methodist carries a lot of weight for SU’s seniors.
WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University’s quarterback carousel seems to have officially reached its stopping point, with head coach Scott Yoder conceding after Saturday’s loss to Washington and Lee that “if I’m going to take my lumps, I’m going to take my lumps” with freshman QB Chris Sonnenberg …
WINCHESTER -- Washington and Lee seemed intent on letting Shenandoah University’s football team hang around on Saturday afternoon, but costly turnovers at pivotal moments prevented the Hornets from winning their final Old Dominion Athletic Conference game of the season.
WINCHESTER – Game planning against Washington and Lee in past seasons meant most of the defense’s attention was spent zeroed in on the Generals’ running game while being wary of a minimalist passing approach that could burn you if sold out too hard against the run. That’s no longer the case …
WINCHESTER – Good luck finding a more versatile player in Shenandoah University’s football program than sophomore Trammel Anthony.
WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University’s football team was knocked out of contention for an Old Dominion Athletic Conference title weeks ago, but there are still milestones to be chased for a Hornets squad trying to build itself into a conference challenger.
WINCHESTER — It’s been 11 years since Shenandoah University’s men’s basketball team last had a winning season, a run of underwhelming performances that dates back to the 2007-08 season.
FERRUM — Shenandoah University freshman quarterback Chris Sonnenberg threw for six touchdowns as the Hornets rolled to a 49-31 win over Ferrum in Old Dominion Athletic Conference action on Saturday at W.B. Adams Stadium.
WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s long shot odds of winning an Old Dominion Athletic Conference title were erased with a loss to Emory & Henry last weekend.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University defensive coordinator Brock McCullough spoke definitively during the preseason when he said that the Hornets would be vastly improved on defense in 2019. Through seven games, SU has made good on that statement.