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Cougars freshman Davis stops Wyoming in 5-4 win

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — It would be hard for anybody to better the varsity debut made by Jefferson baseball player Brad Davis. Davis is a left-handed pitcher. He is a freshman. And now he has a 1-0 record because he came to the rescue when the Cougars trailed visiting Wyoming Area (Pa.) by a run with […]

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Fighting their way up

MARTINSBURG — Stepping into an octagonal cage and seeing someone who wants to knock you out probably doesn’t sound like much fun. But for David Overby and Burt Latham, it’s become a way of life. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng […]

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The wind was unchecked. And the Jefferson offense was unchecked last Thursday when the baseball Cougars powered four home runs and had the complete-game pitching of A.J. Boyd to stagger St. Maria Goretti, 19-2. An eight-run first inning made the season-opener much easier for the experienced Cougars. Kalen Nehler, a first-year senior, […]

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Washington built a seven-run lead in the first three innings of its season opener on Saturday against visiting St. Maria Goretti. When the Patriots scored three more times in the sixth, the 10-run rule was invoked and Washington had a 10-0 win to begin its 2013 baseball season. Hunter Weaver had two of Washington’s eight […]

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CHARLESTON — Trailing by three points with only 3:27 to play in its first-ever state tournament basketball game, Washington rallied for eight straight points behind the scoring of Dominique Newman, Keldon Bell and Maleke Jones to take a five-point lead. Parkersburg South staged its own comeback, getting the game’s next five points to forge the […]

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The WVIAC has named Justin Bryan (men’s basketball) and Kasey Mercier (volleyball) Senior Scholar-Athletes. The conference names a male and female senior athlete from each conference school. The two Shepherd award winners must compile at least a 3.3 cumulative grade point average during their playing careers. Bryant graduated from Jefferson High and is an accounting […]

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MYRTLE BEACH — Shepherd softball is now 7-13 overall after playing six games in either Myrtle Beach or the Salem Invitational. The Lady Rams defeated Arcadia, 12-2, as Savannah Snyder had three hits and Jess Mason, Carly Schmidt, and Tayler Schaefer had two hits. Shannon Lyons was the winning pitcher. A 9-0 Shepherd win over […]

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Tusculum (Tenn.) defeated Shepherd, 8-3, in a softball game played in the NCSI Sports Invitational tournament. The win marked the second day in a row Tusculum had beaten the Lady Rams. Shanan Plunkett had three hits and Savannah Snyder a two-run homer for Shepherd. Tiffany Biggs saw her pitching record go […]

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WINCHESTER — Playing its most talented opponent in the first boys tennis match of the 2013 season should help Washington on down the line, but last Wednesday the Patriots lost an 8-1 verdict to the Judges. Will Wheatley at No. 1 singles was Washington’s only winner. Wheatley stopped Parker Wilson, 10-5.

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Making history

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Making history

Patriots rout Minutemen in AAA tournament WESTON — Washington overwhelmed Lewis County with its all-out pressure defense, stunning the homestanding Minutemen, 96-50, to earn a berth in this week’s Class AAA state tournament in Charleston. The Patriots will be the No. 4 seed in the eight-team field and face No. 5 seed Parkersburg South in […]

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