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Jefferson boys finish third at track invitational

MIDDLETOWN, Md. (April 12) – Martinez Grant won the long jump and Andrew Milliron placed second in the 3,200 meter as the Jefferson boys’ track and field program finished third of 23 schools at the Don Boyer Invitational at Middletown High School. Grant also placed seventh in the 400 meter, while Milliron placed fourth in […]

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Harbinger?

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Harbinger?

Lucy’s Bob Boy aiming for lucrative ‘Classic’ payday CHARLES TOWN – If trainer Sandra Dono had any lingering doubts about the health of Lucy’s Bob Boy’s hooves, the chestnut gelding has done a lot to lay those concerns to rest with a stunning performance in his first race in four months. Now the question becomes […]

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Silva geared up to lead Washington baseball program

Hard-throwing righthander has one season left before Division I calling CHARLES TOWN – Two years ago, then-sophomore pitcher Jared Silva watched firsthand as teammate and Washington senior Ryan Pansch tore through the regular season undefeated and pitched a pair of winning efforts as the Patriots claimed their first postseason sectional title. Now comes Silva’s turn […]

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Washington’s Newman named first-team all-state selection

CHARLES TOWN – Washington senior guard Dominique Newman leads a cast of four Jefferson County high school basketball players who have earned all-state recognition as determined by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. Newman, who led the Patriots to an undefeated regular season and showdown with eventual state champion Huntington in the triple-A semifinals March […]

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Destiny derailed

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Destiny derailed

Poor shooting plagues Washington in first loss CHARLESTON (March 21) – Washington picked a bad time to play its worst game of the season. Arick Nicks scored 20 points and No. 5 Huntington ousted the top-ranked Patriots from the state basketball tournament with a 66-57 victory in the Class AAA semifinals Friday at the Charleston […]

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Patriots speed cripples Mohigans in early matchup

CHARLESTON (March 19) – It took Dominique Newman all of 11 seconds to emphatically stamp his arrival at the state basketball tournament in Charleston. Washington’s Kendell Smith won the opening tip, tapping the ball to forward Josh Dudley, who passed it on to Newman. The senior guard then pulled up from well behind the 3-point […]

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CHARLESTON – It wasn’t supposed to end this way. But sometimes these things happen. Nevertheless, the Washington boys basketball program had a helluva season, one for the ages and one that won’t soon be forgotten. It will be tough to cast aside what has been clear domination for much of the past four months. The […]

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Familiar face headlines jumpstart to racing calendar

Track record-holder Immortal Eyes has sights on Charles Town handicap CHARLES TOWN – The last time Immortal Eyes raced, which was October at Charles Town, the millionaire bay gelding did what he’s done so many times before – win in blistering time. Five months removed from victory in the Jefferson County Handicap, the 9-year-old sprint […]

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Rams crack regional top-10 after four-game sweep  of West Virginia State

SHEPHERDSTOWN – The Shepherd University baseball program has joined the Division II regional hierarchy after sweeping back-to-back doubleheaders against West Virginia State last weekend in Shepherdstown. The Rams broke into the Atlantic Region rankings on Monday tied for 10th. Shepherd, which wasn’t previously ranked, swept a four-game homestand last week against the Yellow Jackets, outscoring […]

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First-year head coach West’s contract not renewed after Rams endure poor season SHEPHERDSTOWN – Shepherd University has decided not to renew the contract of women’s head basketball coach Toni West, after the Rams struggled to a 4-23 record this season and were ousted from the postseason conference tournament following an 18-point first round loss. Athletic […]

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