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WVU pitcher Musgrave chosen to All-America team

Harrison Musgrave, a West Virginia University redshirt sophomore left-handed pitcher, has been selected to the Louisville Slugger NCAA All-America second-team baseball squad. The Collegiate Baseball newspaper made the selections. Musgrave had Tommy John surgery in 2012 and missed last year. The Bridgeport native had a 9-1 record and a 2.17 ERA this past season as […]

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Late Aldie rally beats Cannons

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — The Charles Town Cannons are like a baseball laboratory. With numerous players still away at various collegiate national tournaments, the first-year Valley League baseball team will try to quickly evaluate what talent it has on hand. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article […]

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CHARLESTON — Hedgesville won its first-ever baseball state championship when the Eagles dumped Parkersburg South, 6-3, in the Class AAA semifinals and defeated Cabell Midland, 4-2, on Saturday in the championship game at Appalachian Power Park. Cabell Midland had stopped Beckley Woodrow Wilson, 5-0, in another Class AAA semifinal game. Herbert Hoover, which had lost […]

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Back when Jefferson County had never heard of YouTube or iPhones or even Twitter much of the land here was covered in alfalfa, barley and orchards. The pastures had more than limestones breaks and thistles. The dairy farms were many and the summer days were filled with workers baling hay and mending the fences not […]

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Lightly raced Normandy Invasion readies for Belmont Stakes jewel

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Down Town Allen still flying

While the buzz surrounding the Triple Crown series evaporated soon after Oxbow thumped Orb in the Preakness Stakes, the stakes schedule resumed one week later at Charles Town with the Fancy Buckles Stakes for fillies and mares. Heading into the $50,000 Fancy Buckles last Saturday night, much of the attention focused on the freakishly fast […]

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WVU Hall of Fame inducts 7

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame will accept seven more members in September. Being added to the Hall of Fame list are baseball-basketball player Pop Popovich, women’s basketball player Olivia Bradley, wrestler Dean Morrison, rifle coach Ed Etzel, basketball player Dale Blaney, football’s Tom Woodeshick and gymnastics coach Linda Burdette-Good. Induction […]

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Countdown to the Cannons

New Valley League baseball team set to play opener Friday On Friday evening, the baseball being played at Sager Field in Shenandoah Junction will have a slightly different look to it. Instead of Jefferson High facing an area high school team, the first-year Charles Town Cannons of the Valley League will begin a new era […]

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Errors keep Cougars from advancing

VIENNA — After rallying to defeat Ripley, 3-2, in its first game in the softball Class AAA state tournament, Jefferson didn’t find any other late-game offense in its other two games. The Lady Cougars committed four errors against Ripley but still moved to the winner’s bracket. In its second game on opening day, the Lady […]

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University freshman quarterback Chavas Rawlins will transfer. Rawlins’ high school coach, Andy Pacak, has confirmed the former Monessen (Pa.) High player will be leaving WVU but did not reveal where he will next enroll. Rawlins had been recruited by former quarterbacks coach Jake Spavital, but Spavital left West Virginia to take […]

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