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Triple Crown brings thoughts of Secretariat

With the Kentucky Derby rushing toward us on Saturday, the beginning of the 2013 Triple Crown series brings on thoughts of the greatest race horse of all time, the wondrous Secretariat. The copper-colored colossus came along when the country needed some positive distraction to divert us from the troubled times of the Vietnam War and […]

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Just prior to the annual Potomac Valley Conference tournament, Jefferson defeated host Clarke County, 9-0, in a boys tennis match. Jefferson’s wins in the six singles matches came from Devin Forman, Isaac Washington, Kaleb Lochner, Christian Shimer, Drew Polczynski and Noah French. The winning JHS doubles combinations were Forman/Washington, Kochner/French and Shimer/Polczynski.

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While much of the attention two Saturdays ago Saturday was focused on the Grade II, $1.5 million Charles Town Classic and the two multiple Grade I winners that arrived for the event, Charles Town also hosted a trio of open stakes on the undercard. One race prior to the Classic, the combination of trainer Bob Baffert and Hall […]

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COOPERSTOWN, NY — With Bradley Davis going the first 5.1 innings and limiting Pendleton County (WV) to three hits, Jefferson won the first of it two weekend games, 9-1, over the Wildcats at fabled Doubleday Field near baseball’s Hall of Fame. Andy Disque replaced Davis with one out in the sixth and finished the game […]

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COOPERSTOWN, NY — With Bradley Davis going the first 5.1 innings and limiting Pendleton County (WV) to three hits, Jefferson won the first of it two weekend games, 9-1, over the Wildcats at fabled Doubleday Field near baseball’s Hall of Fame. Andy Disque replaced Davis with one out in the sixth and finished the game […]

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VIENNA — Shepherd split its final softball doubleheader of the regular season, defeating homestanding Seton Hill, 13-12, before losing, 12-3, to the Griffins in the nightcap. Just prior to those games, the Lady Rams split a twinbill with Davis & Elkins. Shepherd lost the first game to the Senators, 2-1, but rebounded to win the […]

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A three-run deficit didn’t deter Washington on Saturday when the Patriots rallied to score the game’s last four runs in a 5-4 win over Nitro High from Kanawha County. Nitro had taken a three-run lead in the top of the first. And Washington was busy chasing that lead for much of the sunny afternoon. The […]

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Clarke County edged Jefferson’s girls tennis team, 4-3, although the Lady Cougars had a singles win from Shelby Stanton and doubles victories from Stanton/Susanne Lindsey and Bailey Johnson/McLain Lewis.

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After five innings, Jefferson had struggled to take a one-run lead in its game against visiting Hampshire. In a flurry of walks and a hit batter by its pitchers Logan Maloney and William Viands, the Cougars had given away three runs to the Trojans and when reliever Shane Ellis protected the late-inning lead, Hampshire had […]

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For the second time this season, Washington’s boys tennis team was able to win all the matches played against county rival, Jefferson. The result was another 7-0 win by the Patriots over the Cougars. The Patriot singles wins came from Will Wheatley, Cullen Irving, Austin Thomas and Tommy Wheatley. And the complete Washington success in […]

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