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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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Rams improve record, 4-9, with game-ending nine-run barrage SHEPHERDSTOWN — The season had already been humbling enough for the Shepherd baseball team. With a record of 3-9, the Rams came to Sunday’s game against Lock Haven searching for some offensive punch in the middle and tailend of their lineup. When the Bald Eagles grabbed an […]

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Rams split two with Lock Haven

Shepherd wins opener behind Hvozdovic’s first win in four starts SHEPHERDSTOWN — After winning 10 games last season as a sophomore, Shepherd left-hander Paul Hvozdovic got his first win in four starts this year when the Rams drowned Lock Haven, 21-4, in the first game of Saturday’s non-conference doubleheader at Fairfax Field. Shepherd came into […]

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John Beilein is now firmly entrenched as Michigan’s basketball coach. His Wolverine team has been in the Top 10 of the rankings for all of the current season. It’s his seventh season in Ann Arbor and the hard-to-please wearers of maize and blue seem satisfied with the way he has elevated their basketball team back […]

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With experienced starters at nearly every position, Jefferson begins its 2013 baseball season on Thursday when it travels to Hagerstown to play St. Maria Goretti at 4:30 p.m. on the little diamond tucked behind the school on Oak Hill Avenue in the city’s north end. Following Thursday’s game, the Cougars are scheduled to open at […]

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