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Sectional softball title won by Washington in extra innings

With Jefferson pitcher Alexandra Witt limiting Washington to six hits and two runs, the Cougars managed a 5-2 win over the Patriots in the first game of a best-of-three softball series that decided the winner of the Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 championship. Witt’s route-going performance had Jefferson just a win away from another […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION— Jefferson showed this year’s wares to the rest of the state when it ran away from the field of over 30 teams at the Gazette Relays in Charleston. Even after the Cougars claimed state championships in both 2010 and 2011, some down-state doubters still remained in their little enclaves. On Saturday, the Cougars […]

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Jefferson began defense of its Sectional softball title when it eliminated Hampshire, 5-0, in a second-round game played on the Lady Cougars’ home field. The top-seeded Lady Cougars had a first-round bye and saw Washington defeat Hampshire, 8-2, on April 30 at Washington. The Trojans were on the brink of elimination when they came to […]

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Johnson two-hitter helps Cougars past Trojans

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION— Walks did it for Jefferson. Strikes and strikeouts from right-hander Blake Johnson defused Hampshire for the Jefferson defense and blunted the Trojans . . . leading the Cougars to the winner’s bracket with a 3-1 Sectional win in hand after Monday’s opening round game. Johnson fanned eight and spaced the four free passes […]

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Big 12 competition could overshadow WVU baseball

There was a time not all that long ago when West Virginia University baseball won conference championships, joined other southeastern-based teams in NCAA District or Regional tournaments, and had a long series of winning seasons. When a member of the Southern Conference, the Mountaineers regularly qualified for District III tournaments in Gastonia, NC. After that, […]

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The eight qualifiers for the WVIAC baseball tournament that opens at Point Stadium in Johnstown, Pa. tomorrow are Seton Hill, West Virginia Wesleyan, Charleston, Alderson-Broaddus, Shepherd, Concord, Fairmont, and West Virginia State The teams from the North Division are Seton Hill (first), Alderson-Broaddus (second), Shepherd (third), and Fairmont (fourth). The teams from the South Division […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION— After falling behind by three runs to Bucky Timbrook’s runs-producing double, Jefferson finally used three walks issued by Hampshire starter Josh Crawford, a key passed ball, a catcher’s throwing error, and RBI hits from Andrew Grove and Fraser Brown get even with the Trojans. In the next inning, Matt Ballou, Casey Billmyer, and […]

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ST. AUGUSTINE, (FL)— Flager College junior outfielder Brett Moreland just completed his first season in the NCAA Division II ranks with a .387 batting average in his 46 games. Flagler had a fast beginning in its Peach Belt Conference, but then had several short losing streaks and completed league play with a 13-17 record. Flagler […]

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Washington dedicated its months-old press box at Bruce Davidson Field when Sen. Joe Manchin threw out a ceremonial first pitch, and then closed its baseball regular season with a 14-8 over visiting Petersburg on Friday. The Patriots completed the season with a 15-13 record. The Patriots took a 4-1 lead after two innings. Ryan Pansch […]

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Mens Tuesday Night Handicap End of Season League Champions: Ten Pinners – 94 wins Team members: Darin Barrow, Ed Hinzman, Jeremy Weaver, Jourdan Sirbaugh and DJ Nick. 2nd Place: J & J Pro Shop – 82 wins 3rd Place: Blue Ridge Carpentry – 72 wins 4th Place: Misfits – 71.5 wins 5th Place: Pure Luck […]

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