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Sports: Monday, September 17, 2018

17 September 2018 Sports

Hornets Lose Shootout, Skins Drop Home Opener, Nats Take 2 Of 3 From Braves

The Shenandoah Hornets fell to 2-1 on the season after losing to Hobart Saturday night, 56-48. The game featured a combined 1076 total yards from the 2 teams, including 471 passing yards from SU Quarterback Hayden Bauserman. The senior also tossed 6 TD passes in the loss. The Hornets now have a bye week before starting ODAC play against Ferrum on September 29th at Shentel Stadium. You can hear it starting at 12:30 on The River 95-3.

Over the weekend…
Men’s golf tied for third at the PSU Invitational
Women’s volleyball beat Pitt-Greensburg, Wilson, and Marywood
Salisbury shut out women’s soccer 3-0
Field Hockey nipped Stevenson in overtime 3-2
There are no Hornet athletics scheduled for today

The lethargic Washington Redskins lost their home opener yesterday to the Colts 21-9. The Indianapolis defense held ‘Skins running back Adrian Peterson to just 20 yards on 11 carries on an afternoon where Washington failed to score a touchdown.

In other NFL games of interest:
The Chiefs outscored the Steelers 42-37
Tampa Bay stunned the Eagles 27-21
The Jags beat the Patriots 31-20
And, in the Sunday Night game, Dallas outlasted the Giants 20-13.
Tonight it’s the Seahawks at Chicago to take on the Bears.

Alabama remains atop the AP College Football Poll, followed by Georgia and Clemson. West Virginia and Virginia Tech are 12 & 13 respectively.

The Nationals took 2-of-3 from the Braves this weekend. The Nats beat Atlanta yesterday 6-4, as Bryce Harper and Anthony Rendon hit homers, Tanner Roark provided solid starting pitching, and Sean Doolittle picked up his 24th save. The Nationals travel to Miami for a 2-game series with the Marlins. Air time tonight is 6:30 on NBC SportsRadio 1450

And, the Orioles doubled up the White Sox, 8-4.

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