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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Jalen Smith’s 20 points and a free throw with no time left on the scoreboard clock by Mario Gonzalez were the most important happenings in Jefferson’s 48-47 boys basketball victory over visiting Park View (Va.) on Saturday afternoon. Jefferson improved its overall record to 2-7 with the win over the Patriots from […]

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Homestanding Washington outscored Musselman by 13 points in the second quarter and used that advantage to stop the visiting Lady Applemen, 53-40, in a girls basketball game played last Thursday. Washington was winning for the sixth straight time and extended its overall record to 7-4. Musselman, which owned an earlier win over the Patriots this […]

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LEWISBURG — Unbeaten and top-ranked Greenbrier East ended Washington’s seven-game girls basketball win streak when the defending state champion Spartans defeated the Patriots, 75-57, on Saturday in Greenbrier County. Washington was 8-5 overall with the loss. Jackie Hess scored 15 points for the Patriots while Kylie Nelson tossed in 10 points and Amber Curry added […]

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STERLING PARK, Va. — After losing its first dozen games of the 2012-13 season, the Jefferson girls basketball team defeated host Park View, 52-48, on Saturday for its first win of the season. The Lady Cougars, now 1-12 overall, received 11 points from Alana Baylor. The 11 points were Baylor’s season high point total. Marissa […]

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In the week leading up to the divisional round of the National Football League playoffs, a number of owners and trainers were hoping to kick off the current campaign with a winner or two in some of the tougher allowance races at Charles Town. Last Saturday night in the two-turn allowance feature, Great Vintage rallied […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — On Monday, the Jefferson County School Board accepted the resignation of Jefferson High School varsity head football coach Richard Mills. Mills had earlier tendered his resignation but it only became official with its acceptance at Monday’s Board meeting. In his nine seasons at Jefferson, Mills had a 39-55 overall record. His 2005 […]

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INSTITUTE — Shepherd got a triple-double from Chad Moore and 22 points from Brantley Osborne, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a late-game layup from West Virginia State’s Jalen Walker as the Yellow Jackets secured a 90-89 win over the Rams in a WVIAC game. Shepherd was 8-4 overall and 5-3 in the league after […]

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INSTITUTE — Struggling West Virginia State had one of its better games this season last Thursday when it outrebounded Shepherd, 50-36, and made 50 percent of its field goal attempts in a 93-75 win over the Lady Rams. The loss was Shepherd’s third in four games and left it mired toward the bottom of the […]

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Scoring spurts key  in Washington win

INWOOD — Washington’s quickness continually badgered Musselman. In outscoring the Applemen by 14 points in the second half, the Patriots squeezed the life out of the slower and more methodical Applemen. Letting them leave Berkeley County with a 74-53 win that lifted their record to 8-3 overall. Musselman had seen only one other team with […]

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Lady Rams 2nd half surge swamps W-J

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Basketball teams can show much different faces on the same night. In one half, the team may be lethargic and even seem uncaring. In the next half, that same team may summon its emotion and may unleash a team-wide effort that can save the night and keep defeat outside the back door. The […]

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