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Shepherd wins conference tournament opener, falls to Glenville in quarterfinals

Men’s basketball Glenville State 74, Shepherd 72 CHARLESTON (March 7) – Senior guard Brantley Osborne scored a game-high 24 points, but Glenville State edged Shepherd, 74-72, in the quarterfinals of the Mountain East Conference tournament ending the Rams’ best season since 1992. Shepherd closed the first half on a 7-1 run to trail by only a […]

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Spa Creek remains undefeated on the year

Perhaps with the harsh winter finally behind, at least until the next arctic vortex arrives, Charles Town offered a trio of cards late last week that were more than mildly competitive. Several other West Virginia-breds opted to display their talents at other warmer venues, perhaps at tracks that are not accustomed to seeing them. On […]

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[cleeng_content id=”810914289″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] WISE, Va. (March 2) – The Shepherd baseball program has responded to a tough road-trip to open the season earlier this month by winning five of six games this past week. After losing three straight to ranked opponents during a tournament in early February in Aiken, S.C., the […]

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Horsemen see purse, development funds cut

[cleeng_content id=”249608565″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – Legislation cutting millions of dollars in lottery subsidies earmarked for thoroughbred racing purses and breeder development funds has passed the West Virginia House of Delegates and awaits consideration in the state Senate. House Bill 4333, introduced on behalf of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin as a way […]

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[cleeng_content id=”241008753″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] When lawmakers first passed legislation allowing slot machines in West Virginia in the 1990s, the underlying reason for doing so was to resuscitate the state’s moribund horse racing industry. Deeming parimutuel racing “a valuable tourism resource” that provides “significant economic benefits to the citizens of this state through […]

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[cleeng_content id=”437707370″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] HUNTINGTON – Washington senior Zane Bradbury placed second at 182 pounds and classmate Tyler Sigler took third at 126 pounds as the Patriots placed five wrestlers in the top six of their respective individual weight classes, good enough to earn Washington eighth place overall in Class AAA. Bradbury, […]

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Patriots run table with unblemished regular season

[cleeng_content id=”668614364″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – For three months, Washington ran the gauntlet wearing a bulls-eye on their backs while facing the area’s best competition, including two games apiece against each of the past two Class AAA state champions. But the Patriots responded at each turn, never wavering from their position as […]

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[cleeng_content id=”269818143″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] CHARLES TOWN – Dominique Newman would like another shot at Hedgesville. If the sectional basketball tournament plays out as many believe, Washington’s senior guard will get what he wants. Newman isn’t interested in avenging a loss, as the Patriots rolled through the regular season undefeated, including twice beating […]

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Boys basketball Washington 89, Broadfording (Md.) 54 CHARLES TOWN (Feb. 27) – Kendell Smith scored a team-high 20 points and Dominique Newman added 17 as Washington finished the regular season undefeated with an 89-54 home victory over Broadfording Christian. Maleke Jones scored 14 points and had nine steals for the Patriots (21-0), while Josh Dudley and […]

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[cleeng_content id=”270166179″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] Fairmont State 74, Shepherd 72 FAIRMONT (March 1) – Senior guard Brantley Osborne scored a game-high 19 points, but Fairmont State held on for a 74-72 victory in the regular season finale for both schools. Shepherd had a chance to tie or win with a pair of free throws […]

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