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MARTINSBURG — Homestanding Martinsburg limited the Jefferson girls to just 12 points in the second half and romped to a comfortable 75-36 win in a game that counted toward Class AAA Sectional seeding. The Lady Cougars (2-17 overall) remained winless against the other four Sectional teams. Martinsburg was 12-5 overall. After leading, 34-24, at the […]

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INWOOD — Faltering in the fourth period against visiting Jefferson, Musselman forged a comeback from a 10-point deficit that overhauled the Cougars and rewarded the Applemen with a 62-60 win in a Sectional boys basketball game. Musselman was 12-5 overall and Jefferson, which remained winless against Class AAA Sectional rivals, was 4-12 overall. Tommy Hargroves […]

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Daniel is Rams’ ‘Energizer Bunny’

The best college basketball players are often the ones who get through a thicket of arms and legs and claim the loose balls. They pick up more rebounds that hit the floor than many players get when jumping alone for a missed shot. The most effective players deflect opponent’s passes and cause turnovers when hustling […]

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The high school boys and girls regional swim meets will be staged on Saturday, Feb. 9 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Shepherd University Wellness Center. The Class AAA teams scheduled to appear are Jefferson, Washington, Musselman, Hedgesville, Martinsburg, Preston County, and Hampshire. Competing in the same meets are Class AA schools Fairmont Senior, East […]

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BECKLEY — Injury-riddled Morgantown was missing WVU signee Nathan Adrian and foward Austin Agnew but still had enough firepower to beat Jefferson, 57-50, in a boys basketball game played in the weekend Big Atlantic Classic tournament staged at the Raleigh County Armory. The Friday game saw Morgantown’s Dean Marshall lead the state’s third-ranked Mohigans with […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — The Jefferson girls got their second win of the basketball season when they defeated New Life Christian, 52-27. The Lady Cougars were 2-15 overall. Marissa Jones had 10 points, Alana Baylor had 10 points, and Danashia McDonald had 10 points for the Lady Cougars. The Frederick-based Lady Rams were badly outscored in […]

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Patriots pin Potomac Valley teams

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — With the weight class wins it got from Dylan Ceravalo (160), Ty Reynolds (106), and Tyler Cross (132) as well as the second-place showings turned in by Tyler Sigler (120), Mark Becraft (145), Zane Bradbury (170), R. J. Wilson (182), and Ashby Heath (220), the Washington Patriots won the 10-school Potomac Valley […]

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CHARLES TOWN — Washington got five pins in its 39-34 dual wrestling match win over visiting Musselman, and none was more important than the one registered by P. J. Bowlin at 195 pounds. Bowlin was able to pin Musselman’s Brady Estep in the second period of their match giving the Patriots a chance to move […]

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Bulldogs bully past Pats, 61-42

Basically a team with six effective players to begin with, Washington had that number reduced by one for its important Sectional game against Martinsburg. Three-year regular Kendell Smith was missing with a leg injury. The Bulldogs don’t have a numbers problem. They have possibly the deepest team in the state. Generally, 10 players score, 10 […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — The 2013 Shepherd softball team will learn about life in the WVIAC without four-year pitching standout, Tricia Bettura. Bettura was again a first-team all-conference selection in 2012 as the Lady Rams finished fourth in the league’s regular season standings. Although the Lady Rams were quickly ousted in two games from the conference tournament, […]

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