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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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Bowling

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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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Sunshine welcomed the lady golfers of Sleepy Hollow, Thuesday, May 3. The daily contest was “Even Holes” minus 50% handicap. Those who prevailed were: first place, Debbie DeLeonardo with a 38; second place, Peggy Sowers with a 39 and Dr. Marneerat with also third with her 39. Peggy Glasscock won putts with 31 and she […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION— An early lead was parlayed with the stingy pitching of Blake Johnson when Jefferson defeated visiting Urbana, 5-1, on Wednesday. The win was Jefferson’s third straight in three evenings and improved its record to 22-7 overall. Johnson’s route-going outing saw him strike out nine and yield only six hits. He walked three. Anthony […]

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Bruce Irvin led a small group of West Virginia University players selected in the recent NFL draft. Irvin was taken midway through the first round (15th overall) by the Seattle Seahawks. Irvin had been credited with 14 sacks from his defensive end spot as a junior in 2010. Last season, he was a starter for […]

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The WVIAC has revealed its post-season all-conference softball selections. Shepherd pitcher Tricia Bettura was selected to the 15-player first team. The Lady Rams’ had pitcher Tiffany Biggs and freshman outfielder Taylor Schaefer selected to the 15-player second team. The league named no fewer than 28 players to its “honorable mention” list. Shepherd had two of […]

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