Sports: Monday, January 28, 2019
28 January 2019 Sports
SU Basketball Results…Indoor Record Set…Super Bowl Week Begins
The Randolph Wildcats shot a blistering 64 percent from the floor Saturday in taking down Shenandoah University men’s basketball, 100-71. The Hornets traded baskets with Randolph in the early going before a 13-2 ‘Cats run broke the game open. For the 10th consecutive game, Chris Chaney led SU in scoring with 25. Next up for Shenandoah, a Wednesday home matchup with number-12 Randolph-Macon. Tip off is at 7 on The River 95-3.
The Shenandoah University women also fell Saturday, 77-65 at Washington & Lee. The Hornets fell behind early, trailing 28-9 after one period, and despite a furious fourth quarter comeback, dropped to 9-11 on the season, and 5-8 in the ODAC. SU was led by Olivia Weinel’s 15 points off the bench. The Hornets play again Saturday at 2 against Randolph at the Wilkins Center.
Shenandoah Track & Field competed this weekend as the women’s 4 X 400 meter relay team set a new school record in meets hosted by Roanoke College. The two Hornet teams posted 26 personal records and 13 conference championship qualifying marks at the SPIRE Midwest and Finn Pincus Invitationals.
The AFC beat the NFC in the Pro Bowl yesterday 26-7. Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw for 156 yards and was named the game’s offensive MVP on a cool rainy day in Orlando.
The Metro Division was crowned 2019 NHL All-Star champions over the weekend, as Sidney Crosby and the Metro stars defeated the Atlantic stars in the final 10-5. Crosby earned MVP honors by scoring 4 goals.
The Washington Capitals are back on the ice Friday against Calgary on Sports Radio 1450.
And, let the festivities begin, as Super Bowl Week gets underway. On Sunday, the NFC Champ Los Angeles Rams take on the AFC Champion New England Patriots. You can hear the radio call of Super Bowl 53 on The River 95-3.