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Four Rams baseball players receive preseason honors

[cleeng_content id=”390500915″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]SHEPHERDSTOWN – The Shepherd University baseball team is scheduled to open its 2014 season on Friday in Aiken, S.C., fresh off having four Rams honored with preseason accolades by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Senior outfielder Ryan Messina has been named a first-team preseason Division II All-American after […]

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Smith: Charleston here we come

[cleeng_content id=”373857391″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – After injuring his ankle earlier this season, Washington senior forward Kendell Smith spent the next five games watching from the bench as his teammates rattled off victory after victory. And one lopsided success after another – even in the absence of one of their key starters, […]

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Horsemen: Purse fund cuts would damage industry

[cleeng_content id=”855674557″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – Legislation seeking to cut the amount of money appropriated to thoroughbred racing purses and development funds to support other public spending would further diminish a struggling horse industry in West Virginia just as it’s beginning to make long sought progress, says the president of the local […]

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Coach: Cougars program jelling, getting healthy at right time

[cleeng_content id=”561204925″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]SHEPHERDSTOWN – Fresh off a sweep of the Eastern Panhandle Athletic Conference championships, Jefferson’s boys and girls swimming programs haven’t seemed to miss a beat, taking consecutive dual meets including one out of state. But as nice as those victories over James Buchanan in Pennsylvania and later conference rivals […]

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[cleeng_content id=”171856135″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Boys basketball Washington 95, Jefferson 62 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION (Feb. 1) – Kendell Smith scored 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Washington took a commanding early lead against county-rival Jefferson and cruised to a 95-62 conference victory. The top-ranked Patriots (12-0) also received 22 points from Dominique Newman, 20 points […]

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Shepherd men’s basketball drops consecutive crucial conference games

[cleeng_content id=”802423800″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Men’s basketball Glenville State 96, Shepherd 92 GLENVILLE (Feb. 1) – Junior forward Morgan McDonald had a game-high 23 points and a team-high 11 rebounds, but Shepherd couldn’t maintain its early lead and the Rams dropped their second-straight conference game 96-92 on the road against Glenville State. Donte Morales scored […]

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Bradbury pins state No. 1 at 182 pounds

[cleeng_content id=”658983129″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]INWOOD – Senior Zane Bradbury’s pinning of David Stas, the top-ranked 182-pounder in West Virginia, highlighted Washington’s return to in-state wrestling action last week, during which the Patriots topped Martinsburg and Jefferson but fell to host Musselman. Ty Reynolds (113 pounds), Tyler Sigler (126), Mark Becraft (170), Bradbury (182) […]

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Spa Creek, Pub Pub Pub take allowance races

[cleeng_content id=”501599214″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – After bitter cold temperatures forced the cancellation of the Tuesday and Wednesday cards at Charles Town last week, live racing returned to the Jefferson County oval Jan. 30 when temps never dipped into single-digits. In the fourth race on the card, a two-turn allowance for West […]

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[cleeng_content id=”569102423″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] CHARLES TOWN – Giovanni Boldini, a West Virginia-bred for local horse breeder Charles “Buck” Woodson who finished second last fall in the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita, is among more than 400 thoroughbreds nominated for the Triple Crown series for 3-year-olds. Born in 2010 on Woodson’s […]

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Spreading their wings

[cleeng_content id=”433865298″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Jefferson, Washington swimmers excel during conference championships SHEPHERDSTOWN – Glenn Edwards has been tinkering with his lineups all season long, and for the most part the Jefferson coach’s choices of who will swim in which events have served the Cougars well. Add a sweep of both the boys and […]

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