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The times have been few when a thoroughbred comes to a “classic” race with an unbeaten record and his owner wavers about even racing him. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is […]

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Shepherd names athletes of the year

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd has named basketball’s Chad Moore and Emily Daniel as its Male and Female Athlete of the Year. Both seniors also received the Senior Male Athlete of the Year and the Senior Female Athlete of the Year awards. Moore averaged 22.9 points and 9 rebounds per game for the 2012-13 season. He was […]

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Disabled ex-deputy  tops at athletic event

CHARLESTON — It took Dan Clarkson about a year and a half to walk after a 2006 motorcycle wreck, even though doctors said his chances of that were slim. Now the former Kanawha County sheriff’s deputy is defying the odds again — this time at a national disabled athletes competition. Clarkson took top honors in […]

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While the stakes schedule at Charles Town will resume this weekend with the latest renewal of the $50,000 It’s Binn Too Long Stakes for state-bred three-year-old fillies, much of the action last weekend was focused on horses perhaps hoping to find their way into stakes company this summer and fall. Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park, […]

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Point guard becomes WVU’s seventh recruit

MORGANTOWN — Although he has yet to qualify academically to play in the 2013-14 college basketball season, point guard Daxter Miles has committed to play for West Virginia University. Miles becomes Coach Bob Huggins’ seventh recuit for next season. The 6-foot-3 guard averged 19 points for Dunbar High in Baltimore this past season where the […]

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The City of Charles Town held a children’s tennis camp on June 10 to 15 with 175 boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 18 participating. Age group forehand champions were Heidi Ebeling, Parker Belsterling, Gaby Smith, Aiden Walter, Emerson Tracy, Ezra Harner, Grace Lochnor, Reid Patterson, Madison Vickers, Wade McAllister, Kennedy Petrie, […]

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Minnich must show some power at bat

Former Shepherd 1st baseman homerless after 12 games with NY-Penn League The major league baseball scout who signed Shepherd first baseman Nathan Minnich to a professional contract said to no one in particular, “Scouts look at players and try to project whether they will ever hit with power. Minnich has already shown he can hit […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — In its quickly-played Valley Baseball League game last Wednesday, the Charles Town Cannons were able to execute five double plays behind the effective pitching of Jake Johnson. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The […]

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In the background, Gallant Man still a Hall of Famer

In 1957, there was a “Big Three” of thorougbred racing. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is exclusive, , click “buy” and view it instantly. Exclusive content Already have a Cleeng account? […]

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