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CHARLESTON — The statistics looked twisted. Shepherd had a 62-37 rebounding advantage. West Liberty had only 14 turnovers and Shepherd had 25. The Lady Hilltoppers had 14 steals and the Lady Rams had but six. Sorting out the numbers didn’t help find the winner/survivor of the Shepherd vs. West Liberty women’s quarterfinal game in the […]

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Nothing fancy about Orb when he runs

The hypnotizing aura of the Kentucky Derby is only two months away. Owners and trainers are trying to finalize plans to get their thoroughbreds to Churchill Downs for the first Saturday in May and all it would mean if they could find fortune at the end of the 1 1/4-mile dream. It takes points this […]

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MILLERSVILLE, Pa. — On Sunday, Millersville swept a baseball doubleheader from Shepherd, winning the opener, 13-5, and taking the nightcap, 5-3. Shepherd’s first-game starting pitcher, Davis Hall, was no mystery to the Marauders, who had an 11-4 lead after only three innings. Hall retired only two batters before leaving after permitting five hits and three […]

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Golf kickoff

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The Sleepy Hollow Ladies of Golf holds its season kickoff luncheon March 14 at noon at the home of Maggie Whitehair. If interested in joining them for lunch and playing golf on Thursday mornings with a fun-friendly group, call Maggie Whitehair at 304-725-7765 or Dot Sager at 304-725-4439 or Lynne Wiseman 304-676-2725.

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Rams go 2-2 vs. Bloomsburg, West Chester SHEPHERDSTOWN — After splitting a Saturday softball doubleheader with Bloomsburg and doing the same on Sunday in a doubleheader against West Chester, Shepherd had a 3-7 overall record. In Saturday’s bitter cold twinbill, Bloomsburg pitcher Cait Paine had a complete-game five-hitter in the Huskies’ 5-1 win. Tiffany Biggs […]

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‘Rainbow’ shot saves Rams’ win

Rachel Johnson’s 38-foot fling scores as the buzzer sounds SHEPHERDSTOWN — All of what was once a 19-point Shepherd lead had been lost. In fact, when Bluefield’s Charlene Diggs scored with her offensive rebound with eight seconds remaining the Lady Blues had a two-point lead. Shepherd’s life in the last-gasp conference tournament appeared to be […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — Although it wasn’t the artistic success often seen with Kim Mulkey’s Baylor team or the Connecticut Huskies, Shepherd’s 74-58 womens win over visiting West Virginia Wesleyan kept the Lady Rams in the first division of the WVIAC and gave them a first-round home game in the league tournament. Shepherd was the team that […]

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HUNTINGTON — The predicted “wide-open” Class AAA state wrestling meet was won by Huntington with its 200 team points. Parkersburg was the runner-up with 160.5 points. Following the Big Reds were Parkersburg South (138), Ripley (128.5), and fifth-place Washington with 105.5 points. Musselman had 76.5 points for eighth place. Jefferson totaled 23 points for 23rd […]

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Grantham, ‘you can go home again’

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Garrett Grantham hadn’t been playing very much in his first year at West Virginia Wesleyan of the WVIAC. The reserve freshman guard would come off Coach Patrick Beilein’s bench for four minutes, miss a three-pointer, be called for a foul and then watch the rest of the time from his sideline perch. Some […]

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Rams buoyed by win over Bobcats

SHEPHERDSTOWN — It may have taken a while for it all to come together, but when it did, the large Senior Night crowd on hand at the Butcher Center saw Shepherd give them what they came to see. Shepherd feted seven seniors, using them as escorts for their parents and relatives in a center court […]

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