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Shepherd’s football team will host the annual Rams Golf Tournament on July 13 at the Maryland National Golf Club in Middletown, Md. Included for those playing will be the round of golf, a gift package, prizes, golf carts, beverages at lunch, and a barbecue dinner for each foursome. All proceeds from the event directly benefit […]

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At the recent Jefferson High baseball banquet/awards dinner held at the Purple Iris in Martinsburg five main awards were handed out to Corey Mangold and Fraser Brown (offensive excellence — hitting), Blake Johnson and Sean Spotts (pitching excellence), Matt Henshaw (unsung hero), Logan Maloney (sportsmanship), and Logan Maloney a second time (the Triple Cougar Award). […]

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There were 14 Shepherd athletes selected to the 2011-12 WVIAC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. To be selected, a student was either a junior or senior and needed a 3.3 or higher GPA. The 14 Shepherd athletes selected were Kent Thomas (men’s tennis), Hannah Safren (women’s basketball), Jenn Prinn (women’s basketball), Chelsie Oals (softball), Chad Murphy (baseball), […]

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The Jefferson County Little League baseball 10-11 year-old team was eliminated from further tournament play when it fell, 13-8, to Hedgesville’s in a District 6, Area 1 loser’s bracket game. The team had 1-2 record in its first tournament. In a first-round game in the District 6, Area 1 Junior League tournament, Charles Town-Ranson defeated […]

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As the many divisions of the Little League baseball and softball tournaments move along, both 11-12 year-old baseball all-star teams from Jefferson County had success over the weekend. The unbeaten Jefferson County team defeated Morgan County, 12-4, in the 11-12 year-old District 6, Area 1 tournament. Jefferson County met Martinsburg on Monday. In the loser’s […]

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West Virginia’s Jones isn’t drafted

He scored over 1,800 points. He claimed more than 1,000 rebounds. He graduated from WVU in four years. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is exclusive, , click “buy” and view it […]

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Four move to Shepherd Hall of Fame

The 2012 class to be inducted into the Shepherd Athletic Hall of Fame is four in number. Vic Holmes, a four-year letterman in both basketball and baseball in the early 1970s, played on two Shepherd basketball teams that won more than 20 games. In basketball, Holmes was twice recognized with All-WVIAC mention. As a baseball […]

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Bradshaw trails early, finishes second

SISSONVILLE — Despite shooting a one-under par round of 70 on the first day of the three-day West Virginia Open golf tournament, six-time champion David Bradshaw fell behind the early leaders and could never overtake them. Bradshaw would fire under-par rounds on all three days of the Edgewood Country Club-held tournament, but was forced to […]

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Six stakes races worth almost $1 million

This Saturday night Charles Town will offer its lucrative Summer Sprintfest with nearly $1 million up for grabs in a half-dozen stakes, topped by the fifth renewal of the $400,000 Red Legend Stakes . Recently, those who enjoy pure speedballs were energized by the efforts of two horses in particular in the Woody Stephens Stakes […]

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Wooden bats. College teammates still playing on the same team. Most of the players in their early 20s. But some past 35 continuing to enjoy organized baseball played in the evenings after work. It’s the decades-old Blue Ridge Wooden Bat League. With teams in Purcellville, Hagerstown, Boonsboro, Martinsburg, and Brunswick. Since Brunswick has two teams […]

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