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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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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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Shepherd and the RAM Nation will host three coaches caravan events in August. Head football coach Monte Cater and members of his staff along with some Shepherd administrative personnel will be at the three stops — Wednesday, August 15 at the Greene Turtle at 12818-A Shank Farm Way off Leitersburg Pike in Hagerstown; Wednesday, August […]

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Shepherd has won the last six times it has tested Shippensburg in the Great Valley Classic, the football game that begins the seasons for both sides. But Shippensburg won its last four games to close out the first season as head coach for the Raiders’ Mark “Mac” Maciejewski. Shepherd went 9-2, losing conference games on […]

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Before the 2011 football season was played, West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen did not have a signed contract. After the 2011 season was ended on the upbeat note that was the 70-33 thrashing of Clemson in the Orange Bowl, Coach Holgorsen still hadn’t signed a formal contract. That all changed last Wednesday when the […]

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Foot in the major league door for Kuhn?

Professional baseball players rise and fall, sometimes at the whim of a new general manager or because their skills are more appreciated by a scout who might believe in them. The players just want a chance to prove their worth in the major leagues. “Just get there any way you can” could be the motto […]

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