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Why not? On Thursday, after over two hours of high school baseball, rain finally came again to the Washington vs. Musselman Region II semifinal game at waterlogged Bruce Davidson Field. Rain had come early on Tuesday morning. And the game was postponed at about 9:15 a.m. Storms came through again on Tuesday night, and even […]

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Patriots don’t overcome deficit at Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT— With its 15th straight win, homestanding Bridgeport won its way to this week’s Class AAA state baseball tournament in Charleston. The Indians took a first-inning lead against Washington on Saturday and eventually had scored enough runs to lead 8-1. Even with the four runs it scored in the seventh, the Patriots fell, 8-5, in […]

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Wimpy’s grandson, Tyler, batted .508

HARRISONBURG, Va.— Robert E. Lee High school pitcher/infielder Tyler Zombro completed his junior baseball season with the Fighting Leemen with a .508 batting average and a 4-2 pitching record. Tyler Zombro is the grandson of Melvin “Wimpy” Zombro, a 1948 graduate of Charles Town High School. The 1948 Charles Town baseball team reached the state […]

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Rams win three straight and WVIAC baseball title

JOHNSTOWN, Pa.— After losing its first game in the WVIAC baseball tournament, Shepherd rebounded to win its final two games in pool play and then defeated Alderson-Broaddus, 10-5, in the event’s championship game. In winning the conference championship, the Rams received an automatic berth in this week’s NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional tournament being held […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION— With seven hits and four runs in the first two innings of Saturday’s win-or-gone Sectional baseball game against unbeaten-in-the-tournament Washington, homestanding Jefferson grabbed the early lead . . . and turned the bright, baseball-weather afternoon into an 11-5 win. In defeating the Patriots, Jefferson evened the Sectional series against its county rival at […]

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Pansch’s fastballs enough for win

Back in the times when nearly every village and hamlet had a baseball team to play on its cow-pasture field, the old-timers looked upon a moundsman who relied heavily on his fastball and said he was a traditional “good ol’ country hardball” pitcher. The batters knew what was coming — one fastball after another. Nobody […]

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WESTON— In winning the team championship by almost 100 points at the Class AAA, Region II Meet, Jefferson swept all four of the relays that were held. Of the 171 points the Cougars literally amassed, forty of those points came from winning the 4×100, 4×200, 4×400, and 4×800 relays in the meet held last Thursday […]

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Shepherd will hold a large number of sports camps for both boys and girls this summer. Coming in June and July will be camps for boys including basketball, baseball, football, and soccer. Summer camps for girls include softball, basketball, volleyball, and soccer. There will be co-ed soccer camps. For other information or to register for […]

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Shepherd will hold a large number of sports camps for both boys and girls this summer. Coming in June and July will be camps for boys including basketball, baseball, football, and soccer. Summer camps for girls include softball, basketball, volleyball, and soccer. There will be co-ed soccer camps. For other information or to register for […]

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Washington teams repeat Regional tennis championships

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION— Both Washington High tennis teams repeated as the Class AAA, Region II champions when they posted lengthy wins at that tournament held last weekend on the courts at both Jefferson and Washington high schools. The Washington girls were crowned Regional titleists for the fourth straight year and the Patriot boys were winning their […]

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