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Rams fall to Shippensburg comeback

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — And then a quickly formed rain storm sent its unwelcomed contents at the Shepherd football team. The fourth-quarter rain was only the last of in a series of troubles that visited the Rams as they opened the 2012 football season with an uncomfortable and un-Shepherd-like, 38-28, loss to the Red Raiders. When […]

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Jefferson girls triumph in volleyball

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Opening the 2012 volleyball season on the road in Hagerstown against St. Maria Goretti, the Jefferson girls defeated the homestanding Lady Gaels, 3-0. Jefferson opened the match with a 25-14 win in the first game. The Lady Cougars then took the second game, 25-20, and made it three games in a row […]

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CLEAR SPRING, Md. — With Ryan Graf (16:07.9) finishing second overall and Andrew Milliron (16:40.2) coming home sixth overall in a field of 168 individual runners, Jefferson High was able to win the “Big School Boys Division” of last weekend’s Interstate Classic cross country invitational that was held at Clear Spring High in western Washington […]

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In the last of the Friends of Coal games, West Virginia delivered a 655-yard total offense package and Marshall was nearly as loud with its offensive cannons with its 545 yards. And West Virginia built a 49-point lead before settling for a 69-34 win over the Thundering Herd in a game played before 59,120 in […]

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HEDGESVILLE — Ryan Graf separated himself from the field in Jefferson’s cross country team win last Wednesday on the hilly Poor House Farm course that also had a small creek the runners had to cross. Anya Wallace also separated herself from the field in the late going as she led the Jefferson girls to a […]

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Offensive line key question for Redskins as season opens on Sunday vs. Saints

Although the Redskins are looking better than in previous years, many questions remain heading into the last preseason game. The offensive line is the big question mark. With two-time pro bowler Jammal Brown out for at least half of the season after undergoing hip surgery last Thursday, it is looking like Tyler Polumbus will get […]

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Cosmetic touches enough at Maryland?

COLLEGE PARK — It wasn’t enough just to trot out all manner of garish uniforms. Many of the players collected by first-year head coach Randy Edsall chafed under his new policies. Other players held an allegiance to fired coach Ralph Friedgen, whose last team in 2010 went out with a boat load of wins (a […]

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MARTINSBURG — With both Ryan Mumaw and Robert Fleming carding nine-hole rounds of 38 at the Stonebridge Golf Club last Tuesday, Washington High won a five-school match by 13 strokes. Washington had a team score of 158 while runner-up Hedgesville finished with a team score of 171. Freshman Owen Elliott fired a team-best 39 for […]

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Former Shepherd tight end Dominique Jones will be on the final 53-player roster of Indianapolis Colts when the team opens its National Football League schedule this weekend. Jones played only one season at Shepherd after transferring from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. After his year with the Rams, Jones played two seasons in minor league […]

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MORGANTOWN — Former WVU basketball player Da’Sean Butler has joined the Mountaineers as a graduate assistant coach on Bob Huggins’ staff. Butler last played in the 2009-10 season when WVU reached the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. He scored over 2,000 points — only the third player in Mountaineer basketball history to accomplish that […]

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