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The title defense is on!

The title defense is on!

Reigning champion Rams finish spring practice eying repeat of league crown SHEPHERDSTOWN – If Shepherd is to enjoy the kind of success the Rams experienced last year, the football program is going to have to find depth in the trenches. So it is no surprise that during the recently completed spring practice sessions head coach […]

Shepherd continues recent diamond success with school-record win streak

SHEPHERDSTOWN – The school-record winning streak may have come to an end, but the Shepherd University baseball program continues its ascent through the regional rankings. The Rams won three of four games this past weekend against Notre Dame College, extending their school-record winning streak to 16 games before dropping the second game of a doubleheader […]

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CHARLES TOWN – High school administrators have expressed mixed feelings about a proposed athletics rule that would expand voluntary summer practices in West Virginia. The West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission’s Board of Control approved a change last week to include the entire summer, except for the week that includes the July 4 holiday. Previously, […]

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SMITHSBURG, Md. (April 12) – Devyn Hosby won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and Rhonda Rogombe won the 400-meter and high jump to lead the Washington girls’ track and field program to a second-place finish of 10 schools during the Charas Heurich Invitational in Smithsburg. Washington’s Sara Pifer won the pole vault with a jump […]

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Sports shorts

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A roundup of high school & local sports scores and game recaps Baseball Jefferson 7, South Lakes (Va.) 5 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 14) – Andrew King had three hits and Charlie Barnholt drove in two runs as Jefferson extended its winning streak to 11 games with a 7-5 victory against Virginia-based South Lakes. Desmond Grimes […]

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Jefferson boys finish third at track invitational

MIDDLETOWN, Md. (April 12) – Martinez Grant won the long jump and Andrew Milliron placed second in the 3,200 meter as the Jefferson boys’ track and field program finished third of 23 schools at the Don Boyer Invitational at Middletown High School. Grant also placed seventh in the 400 meter, while Milliron placed fourth in […]

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Harbinger?

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Harbinger?

Lucy’s Bob Boy aiming for lucrative ‘Classic’ payday CHARLES TOWN – If trainer Sandra Dono had any lingering doubts about the health of Lucy’s Bob Boy’s hooves, the chestnut gelding has done a lot to lay those concerns to rest with a stunning performance in his first race in four months. Now the question becomes […]

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Silva geared up to lead Washington baseball program

Hard-throwing righthander has one season left before Division I calling CHARLES TOWN – Two years ago, then-sophomore pitcher Jared Silva watched firsthand as teammate and Washington senior Ryan Pansch tore through the regular season undefeated and pitched a pair of winning efforts as the Patriots claimed their first postseason sectional title. Now comes Silva’s turn […]

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Washington’s Newman named first-team all-state selection

CHARLES TOWN – Washington senior guard Dominique Newman leads a cast of four Jefferson County high school basketball players who have earned all-state recognition as determined by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. Newman, who led the Patriots to an undefeated regular season and showdown with eventual state champion Huntington in the triple-A semifinals March […]

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Destiny derailed

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Destiny derailed

Poor shooting plagues Washington in first loss CHARLESTON (March 21) – Washington picked a bad time to play its worst game of the season. Arick Nicks scored 20 points and No. 5 Huntington ousted the top-ranked Patriots from the state basketball tournament with a 66-57 victory in the Class AAA semifinals Friday at the Charleston […]

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