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The Potomac Valley Conference has selected 16 players to its all-conference first-team offense and another 16 players to its all-conference first-team defense. The backs on the offense were Justin Clinton (Martinsburg), Gary Awkard (Martinsburg), Colin Gustines (Washington), Josh Ferguson (Musselman), and Caleb Dembeck (Musselman). The receivers were Cedric Brown (Martinsburg), Geoffrey Walker (Jefferson), Darrin Zombro […]

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BERKELEY SPRINGS — Jefferson finished ninth in the 14-team field that comprised the annual Max Horz wrestling tournament. The event was won by Loudoun County with 177.50 points. Handley was second with 157, followed by Independence (148) and James Wood (147). Jefferson finished with 71 points and had its best finish from Chris Yenchko, who […]

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The West Virginia Sports Writers Association placed Jefferson’s Kiersten Barnholt on its Class AAA girl’s soccer all-state second team. The organization also selected Jefferson’s Rachel Ransom and Washington’s Kylie Nelson to its “honorable mention” list. The 13-player first-team had Erika Yohn, Maggie Snively, and Makayla Schmidt of Morgantown High, Charlie Lucente and Hayley Claudio of […]

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Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy goes to the Army-Navy winner

This season, the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy goes to the winner of annual Army vs. Navy football game. The corps comes on to the green at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The brigade follows and fills the area with platoons from goal line to goal line. From the U.S. Military Academy in West Point come the cadets […]

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At the annual football banquet held this past weekend, Washington High gave out five individual awards to some of its players. Receiving the new award named for Coach Mike Grant was Tony Vazquez. The Offensive Player of the Year was Dante’ Washington. Zane Bradbury was selected for the Heart and Hustle Award. The Lineman of […]

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The Grade II Charles Town Classic thoroughbred race will carry a purse of $1.5 million next year. Instead of the usual 60 percent of the purse going to the winner, next year’s “Classic” champion will earn $1 million. The “Classic” had a $1 million purse in 2012 and the $500,000 increase in money is expected […]

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Boys Basketball   Washington at Sherando Tonight 7:45 p.m. Handley at Washington Saturday 7:30 p.m.   Girls Basketball   Martinsburg 74, Jefferson 43 Musselman 44, Washington 37 Washington 59, Handley 30 Berkeley Springs 61, Jefferson 29   Next up: Washington at Sherando Tonight 6 p.m. Sherando at Jefferson Thursday 7 p.m.   Wrestling  Washington finished […]

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Rams improve to 4-1 in OT win

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd has a quality team. Charleston has a quality team. Without much difference between the two WVIAC contenders, their Saturday meeting at the Butcher Center was expected to be an important conference game with the outcome meaning plenty even three months from now. None of the 700 people in attendance were disappointed in […]

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Neither team is in the middle of conference play. West Virginia is still a month away from its first-ever Big 12 game. And Marshall has some time before it begins play in ConferenceUSA. For once, both teams can concentrate on each other. Wholly concentrate on Wednesday’s game in Charleston. No excuses. No wondering which side […]

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Bill Hartack, at age 17, came to Charles Town to ride the thoroughbreds at the “bull ring” of a race track they had in Jefferson County. At 5-foot-4 and 111 pounds, Hartack came to Charles Town straight off his father’s farm in Cambria County, Pa. Born in the thick of The Depression in 1932, Hartack […]

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