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WINCHESTER, Va. — Millbrook isn’t the same pressing/winning buzzsaw it has been for three seasons, but the Lady Pioneers are still capable of beating most of their girls basketball opponents. Millbrook strung together three straight state champion teams starting in 2010. The Lady Pioneers had visiting Washington down by 13 points in the fourth quarter […]

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Smith: Ordinary name, extraordinary player

MORGANTOWN — Geno Smith has been a record-setting quarterback and passer at West Virginia. He has started for three years and will play in his fourth consective bowl game when the Mountaineers visit New York and meet Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl. As a freshman, Smith was inserted into the Gator Bowl when fifth-year senior […]

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MERCERSBURG, Pa. — In swimming dual meets held Thursday in Mercersburg, Pa. against host James Buchannan High, the Jefferson boys defeated the Rockets, 97-72, and the Lady Cougars decisioned the host school, 99-71. James Buchanan’s boys had lost their only meet to Trinity (Pa,), 119-52, and the Rocket girls had lost, 113-66, to Trinity (Pa.) […]

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One of them was living in Yukon. The other was from Homer Hickam territory up the narrow ribbon of road in Coalwood. This was in McDowell County where coal was not only king, but it was the whole royal family to the thousands that depended on it for a meager living. The time was the […]

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WINCHESTER, Va. — Jefferson’s girls basketball team remained winless at 0-5 when it lost to Handley, 39-34, last Tuesday in the Hunter Maddox/Jimmy Omps gym on the campus of Handley High. Sherando High defeated Jefferson, 54-40, last Wednesday night. The Warriors improved to 3-2 overall while Jefferson remained winless in Coach Chris Custer’s first season. […]

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WINCHESTER, Va.  — Handley improved its early-season record to 4-1 last Tuesday when it stopped Jefferson, 74-53, in a boys basketball game that found the Cougars, then 0-3 overall, on the road for the first time. Cameron Jackson paced the once-beaten Judges in scoring with his 23 points. Jefferson had Jalen Smith score 15 points […]

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Successful drive

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Successful drive
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SHEPHERDSTOWN — Holy Family routed Shepherd, 68-44, in a women’s basketball game played on Saturday at the Butcher Center. The nation’s 10th-ranked NCAA Division II team moved its record to 9-1 overall while Shepherd lost for the third straight time and had 2-5 record to take to Wheeling Jesuit tonight (Wednesday). Shepherd had 25 turnovers […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — On the weekend, Jefferson’s boys defeated Washington (60-31), Hampshire (71-20), and Brunswick (69-20). The Jefferson girls beat Washington (62-29), Hampshire (72-19), and Brunswick (68-17). Simmons won the 100 backstroke and the 100 butterfly. It was deBuchananne winning both the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle. Wiercioch, Devin Forman, and David Orr won individual […]

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West Virginia defeats Virginia Tech

West Virginia defeats Virginia Tech photos by Christopher Jackson

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