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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Jefferson’s boys won more events at their own Jim Taylor Relays than any of the other five teams, but it was Hedgesville that found enough team points to win the weather-blessed meet on Saturday. While the Cougars posted victories in the 4×800, 4×1600, 4×100, high jump, distance medley and long jump the […]

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HEDGESVILLE — Scoring six runs in its first two turns gave Hedgesville the impetus to beat Washington, 7-5, in a girls softball game played last Wednesday night. Molly Seibert had a two-RBI single in the first. Five Hedgesville hits led to a four-run second inning. Seibert drove in two more runs. Washington scored the game’s […]

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Fun day for Patriots

CHARLES TOWN  – The win was Butts’ second of the season and left the Eagles with a 5-2 overall record. He fanned five. Washington was 2-3 overall as pitcher Jared Silva was charged with his second loss of the year. Tyler Anders, Troy Markley and Hunter Knight had RBIs for the Eagles. The Patriots evened […]

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SOUTH CHARLESTON (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources says a license that allows people to try hunting without completing a hunter education course is now available online. Officials say the West Virginia Apprentice Hunting and Trapping License can be purchased online by people who have not previously held a hunting license. Director […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — The West Virginia Senate hopes that instituting public-private funding partnerships will enable the state to become the nation’s first to give free breakfast and lunch to all schoolchildren. The program would initially focus on elementary schools with hopes to expand it to all students as funds become available. The state Senate unanimously […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — A governor’s portrait of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin will be unveiled next week at the state Capitol. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will host the unveiling of the portrait at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Charleston. Painted by Larry Bruce Bishop, the portrait then will be placed in the Governor’s Reception Room. Manchin served […]

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PARKERSBURG (AP) — A new monument in Parkersburg will honor local military personnel who were killed in Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan. Construction on the Fallen Soldier Memorial is expected to be completed this summer. A dedication is planned Aug. 3. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports that more than 200 people attended a groundbreaking […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Shepherd softball team was left with a 9-15 overall record after defeating Salem International, 9-1 and 7-3, in a non-conference twinbill and then getting swept by Notre Dame (Ohio) by scores of 7-3 and 11-3 in another non-conference doubleheader on Sunday. Shepherd pitchers Shannon Lyons and Tiffany Biggs both had a win […]

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Shepherd basketball player Chad Moore has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II All-Atlantic District team. Moore becomes the first player in Shepherd history to get first-team NCAA Division II All-Region honors. Moore led the WVIAC in scoring (22.9 points a game) and ranked eighth nationally. He had nine rebounds […]

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An eight-player first-team Class AAA All-State basketball squad has been named and it includes Travis Tomer (University), Donte Nabors (Woodrow Wilson), Donte Grantham (Martinsburg), Nathan Adrian (Morgantown), Chase Connor (Shady Spring), Luke Eddy (George Washington), Wes Mitchem (Parkersburg South) and Ryan Meadows (Princeton). The second-team also has eight players and they are Dominique Newman (Washington), […]

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