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WHEELING — With reserve guard Rachel Johnson leading the way with her 17 points, Shepherd earned its second WVIAC women’s basketball success with an 81-73 win over Wheeling Jesuit on Dec. 19. Johnson had plenty of scoring help from Emily Daniel (14 points), Gabby Flinchum (13 points in only 18 minutes), Alex Weakland (10 points), […]

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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.-12 noon. The contest is free and registration material can be gotten at the middle school’s main office. Call Bob Rizzo at (304) 876-5687 […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Handley’s close 41-37 win over Jefferson on last Wednesday kept the Lady Cougars winless at 0-8 on the season.

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MARTINSBURG — Two droughts the size of what hit the Midwest this summer cost Washington its second loss of the boys basketball season. A four-point first quarter in the Patriots’ holiday tournament game last Friday against Morgantown was compounded by a meager three-point third quarter. A total of seven points in two quarters? And, yet, […]

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Maryland warmly accepts the low-key methods of Turgeon in his second year

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Around the bright red seats and dozens of banners hanging from the ceiling at the Comcast Center, Maryland’s second-year coach Mark Turgeon can be almost invisible — just the way he likes it. Turgeon accepted the coaching position at a somewhat precarious time. Long-time coach Gary Williams, a lightning rod for […]

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Musselman’s record-setting football coach steps down

INWOOD – The man at the helm of Musselman High’s football program since Richard Nixon was in the White House has announced his retirement. Denny Price, a West Virginia native who played football at West Virginia State, gathered sports writers, former players, family members and supporters to the school’s library to say the Applemen’s just-completed […]

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Dozier, Hess, Adams score well

WINCHESTER, Va. — With Kenya Dozier providing Washington’s girls basketball team with a double-double, the Patriots were able to defeat homestanding Handley, 58-37, last Thursday night at the Hunter Maddex/Jimmy Omps gymnasium. Dozier scored 13 points and claimed 10 rebounds. Washington’s Jackie Hess added 10 points as did the Patriots’ Morgan Adams. The Patriots improved […]

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Four junior college football players will be joining WVU for the spring semester and its football practice sessions. The four include two wide recivers — Kevin White, a 6-foot-4, 210-pounder from Lackawanna College in Pennsylvania and Ronald Carswell, a 6-foot, 180-pounder from Itawamba Community College. White caught 36 passes in 2012 and Carswell had 44 […]

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MARTINSBURG — Two late-game layups provided the finishing touches on Washington’s 62-58 win over Stonewall Jackson (Va.) on the second night of the Holiday Tournament held at Martinsburg High. Balanced scoring allowed the Patriots to improve their record to 5-2, while the Raiders went to 5-4 overall. Maleke Jones led Washington’s evenly-paced scoring with 14 […]

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STEPHENS CITY, Va. — Sherando outscored Jefferson by small margins in every quarter and completed a 63-49 win over the Cougars with a 20-point outburst in the fourth period in the game played last Thursday. Jefferson made only 15-of-27 free throws while the Warriors converted 15 of the 22 free throws they attempted. The Cougars […]

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