The joys, challenges of following the path as it’s revealed

The joys, challenges of following the path as it’s revealed In the Chinese Taoist tradition, painted scrolls are meant to be unrolled from the bottom. They use images that portray…

Jefferson boys open new campaign with ‘messy’ home victory

Cougars looking strong on pitch 
after state semifinal run last season SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Jefferson head coach Chris Steffey led the Cougars to the state semifinals last year during his first season atop the local boys’ high school soccer program. Steffey sees no reason why…

Cougars sweep conference championships

Cougars sweep conference championships Jefferson boys, girls track looks for regional success SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Martinez Grant set a…

Washington, Jefferson teams ousted from tournament

Washington, Jefferson teams ousted from tournament Pats, Cougars stand to return bulk of talent next season CHARLES TOWN – High school…

Washington girls lose opener to Morgantown

Patriots begin 2014 season after reaching state championship in ’13 CHARLES TOWN – Junior defenseman Brooke Thomson scored the game’s first goal, but defending state runner-up Washington surrendered a pair of unanswered scores and the Patriots dropped their season-opener 2-1 against Morgantown. Thomson put Washington…

Washington looking to fill boys hoops vacancy

Washington looking to fill boys hoops vacancy Athletic director: Patriots junior varsity coach now ‘frontrunner’ CHARLES TOWN – Washington High School athletic…

Regional champions

Regional champions Patriots earn school’s first berth in state baseball tournament Washington headed to state semifinal game…

Position Player of the Week!

Position Player of the Week!

Gold’s Gym presents the Charles Town Cannons  Player: Charlie Pal, second baseman Hometown: Deerfield Beach, Fla. School: USC-Aiken Charlie has hit safely in all six playoff games for the Cannons, leading the team with a .450 batting average and two home runs as of press…

Pitcher of the Week!

Pitcher of the Week! Gold’s Gym presents the Charles Town Cannons Pitcher: Stephen Solomon, righty Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa. School:…

Cougar Female Athlete of the Week

Cougar Female  Athlete of the Week Track and field Player: Abby Colbert Abby placed second in the 3,200-meter and fifth in the…

Patriot Female  Athlete of the Week

Patriot Female Athlete of the Week

Track and field Player: Devyn Hosby Devyn won the 400-meter and placed second in both the 100- and 200-meters to lead the Patriots to a second-place finish Saturday during the Class AAA state track and field championships. Congratulations, Devyn.…

Patriot Male Athlete of the Week

Patriot Male  Athlete of the Week Track and field   Player: Derrick Brunson   Derrick placed third in the 100-, 200- and…

Patriot Female Athlete of the Week

Patriot Female  Athlete of the Week Track and field   Player: Sara Pifer   Sara won the pole vault with a jump…

Curlin leads 2014 Racing Hall of Fame inductees

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) – Curlin, a two-time Horse of the Year who retired as North America’s all-time leading money earner, led the class of inductees late last week into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame. Joining Curlin were two thoroughbreds, three horsemen…

Back in the saddle again

Back in the saddle again Lucy’s Bob Boy snaps losing skid with impressive outing CHARLES TOWN – Things just hadn’t…

Breeders’ Classics races see Purse boost

Nine-race card totals $1.28M 
in purses, $125K more than ’13 CHARLES TOWN – There will…