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Bolyard always wanted to be a Mountaineer This isn’t a fairy tale. But it could be. Once upon a time West Virginia University and its basketball and football teams were beacons on the hill. There was a palpable and gilt-edged mystique about those two WVU sports. Those sports-minded people within the state’s jagged borders had […]

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Cannons roar back with big win against Royals

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — After Winchester broke out to a four-run lead after only three innings, Charles Town continually made inroads into the Royals’ lead before erupting for six more runs in the seventh to come away with a 13-7 Valley Baseball League win that was the Cannons’ fifth straight success. This article is exclusive, use […]

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Parks delivers perfect game vs. Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, Va. — Perfection doesn’t visit the Valley Baseball League very often. Charles Town Cannons’ pitcher Adam Parks (Liberty University) gave the rest of the 12-team circuit something to talk about last Saturday when he fashioned a seven-inning perfect game in a 3-0 win over division-leading Woodstock. Parks dominated the River Bandits with his 13 […]

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Lead fades, Cannons rally to tame Express

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — After riding Chris Payne’s shutout pitching for five innings last Wednesday, the rejuvenated Charles Town Cannons refused to be sidetracked when Strasburg erased a three-run deficit in the sixth. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view […]

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The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 71 held a golf tournament in support of Wounded Warriors at Locust Hill on June 21. The winning foursome had Morris Johnson, Jamey Phillips, Doug Rhodes and Adam Ingram. Frank Royster, Trent Sturm and Greg Corbin were closest to the hole winners and Ingram had the longest drive. […]

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  Hagerstown Community College women’s basketball coach Vicky Bullett will hold a basketball camp for both girls and boys from July 29 through Aug. 1 at South Middle School in Martinsburg. The camp has two sessions each day. The first session (9 a.m. to 12 noon) is for grades 3-to-6. The second session is from […]

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On June 26, Sleepy Hollow lady golfers played “Four Clubs Only, Low Net, Minus Handicap.” Debbie DeLeonardo had won four out of five major tournaments in 2012, including Club Championship. Debbie, admittedly, has struggled all this year until she had only four clubs in her bag. Thursday she had a powerful 96 game and of […]

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WV Xplode wins travel titles
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Bradshaw makes 7th Open title his easiest

VIENNA — Bakerton native and Jefferson High graduate David Bradshaw won his seventh West Virginia Open golf championship last week with three consecutive sub-par rounds that left him four shots ahead of runner-up Sam O’Dell, an amateur from Hurricane. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article […]

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The West Virginia Class AAA All-State baseball team included Jefferson High sophomore infielder/pitcher Andrew King on the second team. Receiving “special mention” were Jefferson High seniors A. J. Boyd (pitcher) and Anthony D’Amario (center fielder) as well Washington High’s Drew Hetzel (right fielder/pitcher) and Seth Campbell (catcher). Receiving “honorable mention” was Jefferson High senior third […]

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