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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Coach Ben Merica’s Hedgesville girls team quickly assumed command in the first quarter of its eventual 68-29 win over Jefferson. The Lady Eagles led, 16-7, after one quarter and had advanced that margin to 35-15 by halftime. In the second half, Hedgesville outscored the Lady Cougars, 33-14, to get the overwhelming Sectional […]

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins built a 20-point halftime lead and then cruised to a 74-56 win over visiting Shepherd in a WVIAC women’s game. The Lady Rams, then 9-11 overall and 8-8 in the league, made only 20-of-59 (33.9 percent) of their goal attempts and were staggered by the Senators’ 43-23 halftime lead. Davis […]

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WVU football signees

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West Virginia University signed one quarterback — Chavas Rawlins, a 6-foot-3, 190-pounder from Monessen High in Pennsylvania — in its recruiting class just inked last week. The others signing national letters of intent with the Mountaineers were Daryl Worley (defensive back from Penn Charter High in Pennsylvania), Kevin White (wide receiver from Lackawanna CC in […]

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After winning four consecutive WVIAC sotfball titles, West Virginia Wesleyan has attained an elite status in the conference. In the league’s pre-season poll of the 14 coaches, the Bobcats were given the nod to repeat as the regular season champions. Ten of the 14 coaches gave the Bobcats their first-place vote. West Virginia State received […]

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Coming off its third straight trip to the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional, Seton Hill is the WVIAC coach’s favorite to win the league’s 2013 baseball championship. The Griffins have won the last three North Division titles and won over 40 games in 2012. They are ranked 13th in the nation in a pre-season poll. […]

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The first football season of the newly formed NCAA Division II Mountain East Conference will see Shepherd play a 10 game football schedule that includes nine league games and the traditional opener against Shippensburg. There are 12 schools in the Mountain East and only Wheeling Jesuit doesn’t have a football team. In its first year […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — When Jefferson missed its first 15 field goal attempts, its chances of tripping Musselman were ready to evaporate. The Lady Cougars finally got a shot to drop. But by that time the Lady Applemen had a 14-point lead after the first quarter. With that first-quarter cushion, the Lady Applemen went on to […]

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Marshall Coach John “Doc” Holliday signed a large group of in-coming football players during last week’s official National Signing Day. The Thundering Herd announced the following 2013 recruits:  Kevin Anderson (quarterback from Boca Raton, Florida), Jeremiah Benjamin (linebacker from Hollywood, Florida), Arnold Blackmon (defensive lineman from Navarro College in Texas), Josh Brown (defensive lineman from […]

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With Jerome Jones notching a season-high 27 points and claiming 10 rebounds, Washington cruised past Silver Oak Academy from Keymar, Md., 73-52, last Wednesday. The homestanding Patriots improved to 12-4 overall with the comfortable victory over the Rams. Dominique Newman was able to score another 12 points for the Patriots. Malik Jones added 11 points […]

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MARTINSBURG — The seniors on Martinsburg’s wrestling team were able to lead the Bulldogs to a 39-24 win over Jefferson last Wednesday at the Fieldhouse. Travis Stely, Joseph Fernandez, and Andre Riggins — all seniors — had wins for the Bulldogs. Riggins got a win over one of Jefferson’s most successful wrestlers — Lane Harder […]

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