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SHEPHERDSTOWN— Shepherd softball pitcher Tiffany Biggs pitched both ends of a doubleheader the Lady Rams split with visiting Seton Hill last Friday. The Griffins posted a 2-1 win in the opener of the WVIAC twinbill, while Biggs hurled an eight-hit shutout in the second game. She did not walk anybody and fanned three. Jess Mason’s […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN— Shepherd and Fairmont divided a WVIAC softball doubleheader last Wednesday. The Fighting Falcons used a seventh inning run to snap a tie and get a 4-3 win in the opener, but then Shepherd used the shutout pitching of Tiffany Biggs to secure a 1-0 win in eight innings in the nightcap. The splitting of […]

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Washington was able to post a convincing 6-1 win over homestanding Hedgesville in a girls tennis match played on Saturday. The Patriots won three of the four singles matches played— Jill Spuria (No. 2), Melissa Sirbaugh (No. 3), and McKenzie Littleton (No. 4). In sweeping all three doubles matches, Washington completed the afternoon’s success. Sirbaugh/Littleton […]

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ELKINS — Despite winning two of the three tennis doubles matches played against Elkins, the Jefferson boys lost, 4-3, to the Tigers. Isaiah Washington/Isaac Washington teamed to win the No. 1 doubles match from their Elkins counterparts and then Carlos Nathan/Catalino Leon also won their doubles match, but the Cougars could manage just one win […]

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BUCKHANNON — Washington ran its boys tennis team record all the way to 16-1 when it posted a 7-0 win against Buckhannon. The win was Washington’s 16th straight after losing its season opener to John Handley High of Winchester. In the four singles matches, Washington’s Will Wheatley, Patrik Haglund, Austin Thomas, and Alden Roth had […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN— There are so many sayings spread all around baseball that they lay thick as dandelions on a cow pasture field used by 10-year-olds. “Hitting is contagious.” “Pitching is contagious.” “Strike one is the best pitch in baseball.” “He is a five-tool player.” “Get ‘em early.” “Get out the rally caps.” But nobody ever says, […]

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Bowling

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Mens Tuesday Night Handicap 3/20/2012 Ten Pinners  34-14 J & J Pro Shop 31-17 Hammertime           27-21 Misfits               24-24 Gimps Are Us         24-24 Blue Ridge Carpentry 23-25 Pure Luck          22-26 Power Rollers          22-26 Dead Last          21-27 King Pinz           12-36 High Average: Brian Longerbeam-206; Troy Longerbeam-204.60; Chad Coulter-204.08 High Game: Vernon Thomas-266; Pork Barrow and Kerry Bishop-256 […]

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Off the tee

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April 5 was a cold and blustery opening day for the Sleepy Hollow Ladies. Only ten were in attendance including four new members: Jean Cowan, Carole Daly, Therese Pierce and Brenda Young. The Daily Tournament was “most sixes.” From the 9-holers: Nancy Streeter won with three and Wendy Lochner won putts with 16. From the […]

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West still among most influential West Virginians

Politicians like to think of themselves as being influential, movers and shakers, at least in their own minds. They like to be out front, with a pasted-on smile, with an automatic handshake, with a photographed kiss for a baby. But politicians come and go. Many are there that can’t be gone fast enough for the […]

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500 wins

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500 wins
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