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WHEELING — Shepherd’s unbeaten WVIAC record is no more after the Rams fell, 97-92, to homestanding Wheeling Jesuit last Thursday. Conversely, the conference win was the first of the season for the Cardinals. The Rams were 3-1 in the WVIAC and 6-2 overall while having their five-game win streak stopped on the road. Wheeling Jesuit […]

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The Shepherd softball team has signed five players for the 2014 season, including Jefferson High pitcher/infielder Alexandra Witt. The JHS senior batted .474 in 2012 and had a 13-9 record as a pitcher. The other four Shepherd signees are Cedar Cliff (Pa.) outfielder/infielder Rubie Teffeteller, Bel Air (Md.) High infielder Jennifer Schofield, East Palestine (Ohio) […]

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Starting West Virginia center Joe Madsen is academically ineligible for Saturday’s Pinstripe Bowl game against Syracuse. Madsen was also academically ineligible for the 2010 Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando and missed that game as well. Madsen has started 50 of the last 52 Mountaineer games.

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WHEELING — With reserve guard Rachel Johnson leading the way with her 17 points, Shepherd earned its second WVIAC women’s basketball success with an 81-73 win over Wheeling Jesuit on Dec. 19. Johnson had plenty of scoring help from Emily Daniel (14 points), Gabby Flinchum (13 points in only 18 minutes), Alex Weakland (10 points), […]

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The annual free throw shooting contest at the Shepherdstown Middle School sponsored by the Knights of Columbus will be held for boys and girls ages 10-through-14 on Jan. 19 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. The contest is free and registration material can be gotten at the middle school’s main office. Call Bob Rizzo at (304) 876-5687 […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Handley’s close 41-37 win over Jefferson on last Wednesday kept the Lady Cougars winless at 0-8 on the season.

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MARTINSBURG — Two droughts the size of what hit the Midwest this summer cost Washington its second loss of the boys basketball season. A four-point first quarter in the Patriots’ holiday tournament game last Friday against Morgantown was compounded by a meager three-point third quarter. A total of seven points in two quarters? And, yet, […]

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Maryland warmly accepts the low-key methods of Turgeon in his second year

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Around the bright red seats and dozens of banners hanging from the ceiling at the Comcast Center, Maryland’s second-year coach Mark Turgeon can be almost invisible — just the way he likes it. Turgeon accepted the coaching position at a somewhat precarious time. Long-time coach Gary Williams, a lightning rod for […]

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WINCHESTER, Va. — Even with their first summer in Jefferson County six months away, the Charles Town Cannons of the Valley Baseball League are quickly forming the roster for the team’s initial 44-game season in the well-established league. The Cannons are moving to Sager Field at Jefferson High School from Luray (Va.) where they were […]

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Musselman’s record-setting football coach steps down

INWOOD – The man at the helm of Musselman High’s football program since Richard Nixon was in the White House has announced his retirement. Denny Price, a West Virginia native who played football at West Virginia State, gathered sports writers, former players, family members and supporters to the school’s library to say the Applemen’s just-completed […]

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