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Patriots dominating early competition CHARLES TOWN – Coach Don Bullett has a few sage words of advice for his undefeated Washington High School boys basketball program: Rebound at both ends of the court, stay focused and don’t get ahead of yourselves. [cleeng_content id=”447667380″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]That seemingly simple prescription for success has paid […]

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Runco maintains reins over Charles Town standings

[cleeng_content id=”284876437″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN – It should come as a surprise to no one that Jeff Runco has picked up in 2014 where he left off in 2013 – holding court in the winner’s circle at Charles Town. After all, the local track’s all-time leading thoroughbred trainer has visited its winner’s […]

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Pierson, Cougars looking for growth, success as season rolls on

[cleeng_content id=”380221107″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – As one of only two seniors wrestling for a young Jefferson High School program, A.J. Pierson has discovered it’s often best to lead by example. Thus far, the 182-pound veteran seems to have found the going to be pretty good. Pierson and fellow senior Wyatt […]

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Rams football program earns 10 all-region honors

BROOKFIELD, Ill. – Ten members of the Shepherd University football team have been named to the 2013 NCAA Division II All-Super Region One squad after the program finished the regular season unbeaten at 10-0 and claimed the inaugural Mountain East Conference title. The Rams were defeated in the quarterfinals of the Division II playoffs and […]

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A roundup of high school & local sports announcements Boys basketball Washington 83, 
Martinsburg 49 CHARLES TOWN (Jan. 4) – Dominique Newman scored 19 points and Jerome Jones added 15 points and 12 rebounds as Washington remained undefeated with an 83-49 victory over defending state champion Martinsburg. The Patriots (7-0) fought through a season-high 14 turnovers […]

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Shepherd 93, 
Urbana 72 URBANA, Ohio (Jan. 6) – Junior forward Morgan McDonald scored a game and career-high 23 points and added a game-high 16 rebounds to lead Shepherd University to 93-72 over Urbana in MEC men’s basketball action at Urbana. McDonald was 6-of-11 from the floor with a 1-of-3 effort from three-point range. He […]

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Caixa Eletronica, winner of the 2012 Charles Town Classic and more than $1.8 million in purse earnings, died Saturday after colliding with another horse during morning exercises while training at Belmont Park in New York. The 9-year-old chestnut horse died immediately after fracturing his skull while galloping on the training track and colliding with Six […]

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Secretariat as the best of all time

After three-year-old Secretariat finished only third in the 1973 Wood Memorial, doubt about his possible influence on the at-hand Kentucky Derby crept through the thoroughbred racing community. Even when it was discovered that a large abscess in his mouth probably compromised his effort in the Wood, worry about what “Big Red” would show in the […]

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Another deer season in the history books

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed by already and deer season is over. As December ends, it’s time to oil the rifle and put it back in the gun case until fall. I finally picked up all of my hunting stuff and washed all of those clothes that I’ve been hearing about […]

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Another quick start for Washington

[cleeng_content id=”423941691″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN — For the third straight game, Washington was able to force its complete will on a game. Using its overall quickness and showing a zest for the task at hand, the Patriots once reeled off 27 straight points in the first quarter against an overwhelmed South Hagerstown […]

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