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SHEPHERDSTOWN— With a steady rain making mud and wet baseballs the “face” of the game, it was Shepherd that couldn’t overcome the eight runs Indiana scored in 2.1 innings off starter Trevor Appleby. Even though it had a six-run first inning itself, Shepherd dropped a thoroughly wet 8-6 decision to the Crimson Hawks in a […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN— At first, Shepherd couldn’t find a clutch hit, leaving seven runners stranded in the first three innings. Much later, Nathan Minnich lined a grand slam home run and Michael Lott drilled a solo homer close behind him. Shepherd had a five-run lead. But relief pitcher Justin Byrd could retire only one batter and allowed […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN— The last of its nine errors and the lack of a clutch hit (or sacrifice fly) were the twin culprits in Shepherd’s 6-5 loss on Sunday to the Bloomsburg Huskies of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. Even though it had made enough errant throws and dropped enough fly balls to earn a role in […]

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MARTINSBURG— Although he missed way too many free throws, Martinsburg’s Brandon Ashenfelter provided the Bulldogs with the rebounding and inside scoring needed to move away from pesky Jefferson in one of the semifinal games in the local Sectional tournament. Jefferson had trailed by only two points at the half. The Cougars had maintained contact on […]

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INSTITUTE— The Shepherd men saved one of their best all-round team performances for the first round of the WVIAC tournament. The Rams responded well to the six-hour trip and used (1) a season-high and career-high 26 points from point guard Marcus Pilgrim, (2) an 82 percent (23-for-28) showing from the free throw line, (3) a […]

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CHARLESTON— Shepherd ruined Fairmont’s WVIAC quarterfinal chances when it ballooned a 10-point lead at the 8:39 mark into a robust 83-58 win over the Fighting Falcons in the conference women’s basketball tournament held at the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum last week. In a game that was expected to be close between the fourth-seeded Lady Rams […]

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Court dissolves CVS injunction

ROBERT SNYDER Spirit Staff CHARLES TOWN — A Jefferson County Circuit Court today dissolved an emergency injunction it leveled late last week against the developer that wants to build a retail drug store in downtown Charles Town. Judge David H. Sanders ruled that petitioners Betsy Wells and Donald Rohel had no special standing as residents […]

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10 state titles – and counting
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DOH: Winter surplus diverted

CHARLES TOWN —The West Virginia Division of Highways has a good problem on its hands. The highways office has gone through about 42 percent of its winter budget for snow and ice removal and the winter is 80 percent over. Forty-two percent of the $3.4 million Jefferson County budget is about $1.42 million. Factoring in […]

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West Virginia’s spring forest fire season started March 1 and runs through May 31. During these three months, daytime burning is prohibited from the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Outdoor burning is permitted only between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. State law requires a ring or safety strip around outdoor […]

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