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Cougars may make history in Charleston

CHARLESTON — When the Jefferson boys step onto the rubberized surface at Laidley Field they’ll be seeking to join some of the state’s track and field giants from the past. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The […]

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Cannons taking aim to play in Shenandoah Jct.

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — What will the transplanted Charles Town Cannons accomplish in their first summer in Jefferson County? This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is exclusive, , click “buy” and view it […]

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WESTON — It was Buckhannon winning the Class AAA, Region II girls track and field team championship, but Washington and Jefferson had a large number of athletes qualify for this week’s state meet in Charleston. The Lady Buccaneers amassed 132 points with runner-up Washington scoring 103 points and third-place Jefferson notching 98 points. There were […]

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Witt shutout ends Musselman season

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — For three innings, neither Jefferson nor Musselman could score. The only threat to the co-shutouts being thrown by the Lady Cougars’ Alexandra Witt and Musselman’s Taylor Stocks was the storm clouds that surrounded the field but only sent down a a few scattered drops of rain. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng […]

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MORGANTOWN — Remi Dibo, a 6-foot-9 junior college forward from Casper College in Wyoming, has become WVU coach Bob Huggins’ sixth recruit for the 2013-14 season. The junior college player was born in the Ivory Coast and played his final high school season at Mountain State Academy in Beckley, a school that is no longer […]

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The first-team All-Potomac Valley Conference baseball team had Washington’s Seth Campbell and Drew Hetzel, Jefferson’s A.J. Boyd and Andrew King, Musselman’s Darrin Zombro and Jacob Whitmore, Martinsburg’s Chuck McElaney and Curtie Miller and Hedgesville’s Cody Butts, Daniel Heleine and Troy Markley. On the 11-player second-team were the Patriots’ Jared Silva and Colin Gustines and Jefferson’s […]

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During the weekend between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness as racing fans waited to see which horses would head to Baltimore for the second leg of racing’s Triple Crown for three-year-olds, Pimlico was the site for the unveiling of the Maryland-bred Hall of Fame for thoroughbreds. Among the 12 horses that earned a spot in […]

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CHARLES TOWN – In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Jefferson County Commission agreed to send an official letter to the Public Service Commission requesting that they open a general investigation into the billing practices of Potomac Edison and its parent company FirstEnergy. Del. Stephen Skinner, who has also written a letter calling for a general […]

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WHEELING – Willaim Lawrence was sentenced to three years of probation Monday after pleading guilty to one count of knowingly selling a firearm to a convicted felon. Lawrence had faced a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Prosecutors said Lawrence, a gun collector who sold rifles and shotguns at the […]

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Shirley receives prison term Remanded to BOP custody

BRYAN CLARK Spirit Staff   WHEELING – Former sheriff Robert “Bobby” Shirley was sentenced to a prison term of one year and one day by a federal judge in Wheeling today, following a two-hour sentencing hearing. Shirley requested the privilege of self-reporting to prison, but Judge John Preston Bailey denied that request, saying that he […]

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