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SHEPHERDSTOWN — The game was trending toward Glenville. As Shepherd walked slowly toward its dressing room at halftime, it had made 16-of-17 free throws. For just one half of women’s basketball, that’s a lot of free throws attempted and a lot of free throws made. Yet, the Lady Rams trailed the WVIAC’s first-place team by […]

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Tiffany Biggs gave the Shepherd softball team a complete-game seven-hitter as the Lady Rams opened their season with 6-1 win over West Chester. Tayler Schaefer homered for Shepherd and Savannah Snyder, Jess Mason, and Kass Taylor all drove in runs. Biggs fanned six and walked three in her seven innings of work. […]

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AIKEN, S.C. — Fifth-ranked South Carolina-Aiken handed Shepherd consecutive 3-1, 13-1, and 5-1 losses when the Rams opened their baseball season last weekend in the southland. The Pacers were 8-1 overall after sweeping the Rams. Shepherd had six hits, seven hits, and five hits in the consecutive losses. The Rams received well-pitched innings from first-game […]

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Washington ably blended the balanced scoring it had with the return of Kendell Smith and useful free throw shooting to move past Musselman, 67-47, in a Sectional boys basketball game. In improving to 14-4 overall, the Patriots got 19 points from Jerome Jones, 12 from Dominique Newman, 10 from Christian Coles and another 10 from […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Known far and wide for its intelligence and sustained calmness under fire, nationally ranked Butler was nearly dissolved by the missed free throws of Roosevelt Jones and the absence of Andrew Smith and Erik Fromm when it saw a 17-point lead washed away before finally surviving to edge motivated George Washington, 59-56, […]

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Shepherd will hand out free T-shirts to the first 600 fans at Thursday’s basketball doubleheader versus West Virginia Wesleyan. The SU-Bobcats women’s game starts at 5:30 p.m. with the men’s teams starting at about 7:30 p.m. The gold T-shirts will be handed out at the start of the second half of the women’s game.

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The Washington girls basketball team defeated visiting Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy, 41-27, Thursday on the Patriots’ floor. Washington had a 12-10 overall record to take into the Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 tournament tonight against Martinsburg in Berkeley County. Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy finished with a 17-3 overall record with a schedule that included […]

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INWOOD — After leading by five points against Musselman at halftime, the Jefferson girls were outgunned by 18 points in the second half of their Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 postseason tournament game. The, 59-46, tourney loss ended Jefferson’s season with a 3-20 overall record. Musselman (9-14 overall) advanced to play Hedgesville in the […]

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Early scoring push enough for Rams

BUCKHANNON — A 15-0 first-half scoring burst by Shepherd was enough for the Rams to move off to a 76-51 win over host West Virginia Wesleyan last Thursday at the Rockefeller Center. Once the Rams had established a working margin they methodically went about their business and never let the Bobcats of first-year coach Patrick […]

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A benefit/fundraiser to aid Jefferson High baseball coach John Lowery, Sr. is being planned for Saturday, Feb. 16 at Longshots Billiards on Rte. 340. The event is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. and will have live entertainment. Coach Lowery’s home near Shepherdstown burned beyond repair about a month ago. The benefit is being organized […]

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