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Jefferson and University spent each side’s first match of the boys soccer season vainly trying to get a second goal that would given the Cougars or Hawks a win to get the campaign started. Instead, neither team could find that elusive second goal and the opener ended in a 1-1 tie. Both Jefferson and University […]

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New River float

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New River float

It had been awhile since I last fished with Dad so when Tara asked me what I would like to do for my birthday I told her that I’d like to take Dad fishing on a float trip down the New River. Dad has floated the whitewater section of the New River before but he […]

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The JCYFL opened its season with two games in the Pee Wee Division where the the Bears blanked the Hurricanes,13-0, and the Spartans outscored the Razorbacks, 36-13. Freshmen games saw the Hurricanes shut out the Bears, 39-0, the Razorbacks blank the Spartans, 13-0, and the South Berkeley Bills stop the Raiders, 18-0. In the three […]

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Eric Gabriel, an assistant men’s basketball coach at Mount Olive College (NC) for the past three years, has been named to the staff of Shepherd head basketball coach Justin Namolik. Gabriel replaces Casey Weitzel, who took an assistant coaching post at Azuza Pacific. Prior to coaching at Mount Olive, Gabriel held positions at Methodist University, […]

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Marshall will have two Penn State transfers in uniform when it faces West Virginia on Sept. 1 in the season opener for both football teams. Derrick Thomas, a junior linebacker, and Devon Smith, a senior wide receiver, took advantage of the NCAA decree that any Penn State player could transfer and immediately be eligible for […]

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Off the Tee

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On August 16, the Sleepy Hollow Ladies played “Mystery Holes” (the eighth on the front side and the 10th on the back nine). Debbie DeLeonardo achieved a win with a 26. Carol Winckler was second with a 27 and Lynne Wiseman was third with a 28. Three Ladies had 15 putts each — Dot Sager, […]

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Famed as a broodmare, Somethingroyal helped save Meadow Farm

Somethingroyal had only one lifetime race. It was not a rollicking success. She didn’t win. She didn’t place. She didn’t show. She didn’t win one dime for her owner Chris Chenery of Meadow Farm in Doswell, Virginia. One race. No money earned. And yet, Somethingroyal turned out to be one of the most influential broodmares […]

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Oklahoma first Big 12 opponent

After 12 games through the months of November and December, West Virginia will open its first Big 12 basketball schedule against Oklahoma on January 5 at the Coliseum. The just-announced schedule will actually open with the already-publicized game on the road against Gonzaga (the team that defeated WVU in the first round of the 2012 […]

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One week after the sophomore boys had their chance to shine in the opening round of preps for the upcoming West Virginia Breeders Classics in October, the state-bred fillies had their night in the spotlight on Saturday evening when Charles Town hosted the latest renewal of the Sadie Hawkins Stakes. On paper the Sadie Hawkins […]

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MARTINSBURG — With all six of its players carding rounds from 76 to 83, Washington’s overall consistency helped it to a third straight team victory when the Patriots coasted home in winning the Martinsburg Invitational by 26 strokes over runner-up Hedgesville. Finishing in order behind the Patriots and Eagles were Berkeley Springs, Jefferson, Musselman, and […]

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