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SHEPHERDSTOWN — With two relay wins (200 individual medley and 200 freestyle) and individual event victories from Luisa Holland (200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke) and Kaley Hoffman (100 butterfly), Jefferson swept to its first Region II swimming championship in school history on Saturday at the Shepherd Wellness Center. Jefferson’s winning team point total was […]

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Jefferson’s Price to run at Va. Tech

Last Wednesday was the day high school and junior college athletes could sign a binding letter of intent to attend NCAA colleges. Many football players signing with Division I programs sport baseball caps from the schools and have their families nearby to witness the ceremony. But other athletes from other sports also sign binding letters […]

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Jefferson High seniors Rynal Newman, Geoff Walker, and Darrod Doleman signed NCAA national letters of intent to play football at colleges within the state of West Virginia. Newman was a defensive back/running back for the Cougars. He signed his letter to attend Alderson-Broaddus in Philippi. The Battlers fielded a football team for the first time […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Coach Ben Merica’s Hedgesville girls team quickly assumed command in the first quarter of its eventual 68-29 win over Jefferson. The Lady Eagles led, 16-7, after one quarter and had advanced that margin to 35-15 by halftime. In the second half, Hedgesville outscored the Lady Cougars, 33-14, to get the overwhelming Sectional […]

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BECKLEY — Injury-riddled Morgantown was missing WVU signee Nathan Adrian and foward Austin Agnew but still had enough firepower to beat Jefferson, 57-50, in a boys basketball game played in the weekend Big Atlantic Classic tournament staged at the Raleigh County Armory. The Friday game saw Morgantown’s Dean Marshall lead the state’s third-ranked Mohigans with […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — The Jefferson girls got their second win of the basketball season when they defeated New Life Christian, 52-27. The Lady Cougars were 2-15 overall. Marissa Jones had 10 points, Alana Baylor had 10 points, and Danashia McDonald had 10 points for the Lady Cougars. The Frederick-based Lady Rams were badly outscored in […]

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HEDGESVILLE — Despite Jalen Smith’s five three-point field goals and 19 points, Jefferson was never able to bother homestanding Hedgesville, losing 74-47, in a game that counted in the seeding of the area teams for the upcoming Class AAA Sectional tournament. The Cougars went to 3-10 overall with the loss. Hedgesville jumped out to 21-5 […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — Jefferson turned aside challenges from Musselman, Washington, Hedgesville, Martinsburg, and Hampshire to win both divisions of the annual Eastern Panhandle Championships swim competition. The Jefferson boys amassed 173 points to outdistance Musselman (103), Washington (73), Hedgesville (67), Hampshire (64), and Martinsburg (34). Keegan Simmons was his usual double-winning self taking both the 50 […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Jefferson’s third win of the season came at the expense of Berkeley Springs when Jalen Smith, Michael King, and Kalen Nehler helped lift the Cougars to a 20-point lead by halftime en route to a comfortable, 75-46, win over the Indians last Tuesday. Smith, King, and Nehler had all but two of […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Jalen Smith’s 20 points and a free throw with no time left on the scoreboard clock by Mario Gonzalez were the most important happenings in Jefferson’s 48-47 boys basketball victory over visiting Park View (Va.) on Saturday afternoon. Jefferson improved its overall record to 2-7 with the win over the Patriots from […]

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