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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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FAIRMONT — With Ty Reynolds winning the bracket title at 106 pounds when he pinned Parkersburg’s Austin Spears in just 28 seconds and Tyler Cross taking the 126-pound championship with a 3-2 win in overtime over Ripley’s Lucas Simpkins, Washington High finished a close-up second in the prestigious Winner’s Choice wrestling tournament held in Fairmont […]

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West Liberty prevails over Rams, 114-109

SHEPHERDSTOWN — In a game of visual beauty that must have made John Wooden, Clair Bee, Fred Schaus, and Red Auerbach smile with its clarity and purpose, it was unbeaten and No. 1-ranked West Liberty getting home in front of equally race-horse Shepherd, 114-109, in a high-quality NCAA Division II men’s game at the sometimes […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — Jefferson had boys swim wins over Musselman (52-42) and Hedgesville (73-21) and girls swim wins over Musselman (79-14) and Hedgesville (66-28) on Saturday at Shepherd University. Jefferson’s Keegan Simmons had individual wins in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle. Henry deBuchananne won both the 100 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley. Bailey Pitcher […]

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Eagles dictate the terms in victory over Jefferson

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Hedgesville dictates the terms. Every game. No public school team in West Virginia keeps the Eagles from setting the slow and slower pace it wants. Jefferson, with its one win, knew what was coming when it had 10 points at the half of the 54-26 loss it was handed by the tempo-setting […]

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The annual free throw shooting contest at the Shepherdstown Middle School sponsored by the Knights of Columbus will be held for boys and girls ages 10 through 14 on Jan. 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The contest is free and registration material can be gotten at the middle school’s main office. Call Bob […]

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