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Rams celebrate past, look to future on gridiron

[cleeng_content id=”375832381″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]SHEPHERDSTOWN – Even as Shepherd football turns its attention to the future, including official signing day next week, postseason accolades continue trickling in to celebrate the Rams’ unblemished run through the 2013 regular season and the players who made it happen. Last week, freshman return specialist C.J. Davis, junior […]

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Shepherd set for tough conference hoops slate

[cleeng_content id=”880047913″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]SHEPHERDSTOWN – Thursday night at Charleston marks the beginning of a tough stretch of five games in 10 days for the Shepherd University men’s basketball team. Coach Justin Namolik is looking for the Rams to bring their A-game each time if Shepherd is to maintain its hold on second […]

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Lady Cougars beginning to experience success

[cleeng_content id=”756899771″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Second-year Jefferson girls basketball coach Chris Custer inherited a program struggling to find ways to win, averaging only a few victories during each of the past few seasons. A former assistant coach at Martinsburg, Custer placed an emphasis a year ago on the basics – ball-handling, […]

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Top-seeded Patriots eagerly awaiting return to court

[cleeng_content id=”951249715″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – Even with missed practice time and back-to-back game cancellations due to poor winter weather, coach Don Bullett has to like where his basketball program finds itself. After all, the Washington Patriots (10-0) still hold an unblemished record this season and have maintained their No. 1 ranking […]

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Pilgrims’ clutch free throws lift Shepherd past State

[cleeng_content id=”972045296″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Men’s basketball Shepherd 93, WVSU 92 SHEPHERDSTOWN (Jan. 25) – Senior guard Marcus Pilgrim calmly sank a pair of free throws with two second left in regulation to lift Shepherd University to a 93-92 win over West Virginia State in MEC men’s basketball action at the Butcher Center. Pilgrim had […]

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Study: Racing’s impact strongest in Jefferson County

[cleeng_content id=”686874664″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – Jefferson County, home to West Virginia’s first horse track, accounts for nearly half of the approximately $321 million in total business volume attributed to the state’s thoroughbred and greyhound racing industries, a study released Tuesday has concluded. But the report prepared for four racing-related entities, including […]

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Stallion season warming up across West Virginia

[cleeng_content id=”383796147″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – It’s late January at O’Sullivan Farms and the thoroughbred-breeding season is about to shift from a canter to a gallop. In a few weeks time comes an all-out sprint. Barren mares have been spending several hours a day the past few weeks under lamps trying to […]

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Coach: Lady Patriots coming around as unit

[cleeng_content id=”117499239″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – In coach Charity Huff’s eyes, the pieces necessary to achieve success are there. Washington’s Kiley Nelson goes up for a jump shot during the Patriots’ victory against Hedgesville. After all, the Washington High School girls basketball program opened its conference schedule showcasing a glimmer of its […]

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Jefferson boys basketball clicking at right time

[cleeng_content id=”679046681″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Coach Richard Lewis watched for weeks as the Jefferson boys basketball team delivered competitive outing after competitive outing. Now more people have taken notice of the Cougars recent upswing, and it’s occurring just in time for the schedule to heat up with crucial league play in […]

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A roundup of high school & local sports announcements Boys basketball Washington 86, Tuscarora 49 CHARLES TOWN (Jan. 20) – Dominique Newman scored 21 points and Kendall Smith added 10 points and eight rebounds as top-ranked Washington remained undefeated with an 86-49 victory over visiting Tuscarora in nonconference action. The 10-0 Patriots, ranked No. 1 in […]

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