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New York’s Pinstripe Bowl for ‘rewarded’ Mountaineers

It’s the new Yankee Stadium for West Virginia’s bowl caravan. The Pinstripe Bowl as the sun sets behind the outfield fence in the Bronx at about 3:15 p.m. Renewing acquaintances with old Big East rival, Syracuse. Kansas State is the Big 12 champion. The Wildcats go to the Fiesta Bowl in Arizona to face quicksilver […]

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Lady Patriots speed past Handley, 59-30

Washington evened its early-season girls basketball record at 1-1 with a 59-30 win on its home floor against John Handley High from Winchester. Handley was 1-2 with the loss. The Patriots, who opened the year with a close loss at Musselman, held a 34-20 lead by halftime. Both sides had experienced ball handling and passing […]

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HEDGESVILLE — Jefferson had a 2-8 team record in its 10 dual matches in two days at the Hedgesville Duals. The Cougars were hurt by having to forfeit matches in all 10 duals they wrestled. Against homestanding Hedgesville, the Cougars fell, 57-21, after forfeiting six weight classes. In the actual matches contested against the Eagles, […]

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With Tyler Cross, Dylan Ceravalo, and Jarod Jones each winning their particular weight bracket, Washington High opened its 2012-13 wrestling campaign with a third-place team finish in the 12-school Elite Opener tournament. The Patriots had 341 points to finish behind only team champion Colonial Forge (448) and Robinson (Va.) with 356. Cross had a 5-0 […]

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Washington girls fall to Musselman in opener

INWOOD — In the season opener for both girls teams, homestanding Musselman outscored Washington by 10 points in the second quarter and used that advantage to post a 44-37 win over the Patriots. After Washington had taken an 11-7 lead at the close of the first period, the Lady Applemen outpointed the Patriots,16-6, in the […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — In the first half of the Shepherd-Charleston women’s basketball game, counting the Lady Rams’ turnovers was like trying to count the stars in the Milky Way. By halftime, Charleston had shaved 13 points off a Shepherd lead that once was at 19 points. The Golden Eagles outscored the Lady Rams, 16-2, to close […]

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MARTINSBURG — A fourth-quarter scoring spree fueled by its pressure defense carried Martinsburg to a 74-43 win over visiting Jefferson in a girls basketball game played at the Martinsburg Fieldhouse. The Lady Bulldogs only had a 43-32 lead after three quarters before they went on a 31-point scoring spree in the fourth quarter to advance […]

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The NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers have signed former WVU forward Kevin Jones to a contract. After the signing, the Cavaliers assigned Jones to the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League, as one of their NBA roster players. Jones has played in three games this season with the Charge and averaged 27 points a game on […]

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Rams’ free throws foil Falcons

FAIRMONT — Shepherd made 29-of-38 free throws, had eight players score at least eight points, and outrebounded host Fairmont last Tuesday at Joe Retton Arena. In winning its conference-opening game, 93-90, over the Falcons, Shepherd improved to 3-1 overall and was 1-0 in the WVIAC. Fairmont was 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference as […]

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Janis Whitham has never been in the foreground when a photograph was snapped of a large group of thoroughbred owners. She hasn’t been to every Kentucky Derby or to the Breeders’ Cup weekends with nonstop regularity. But when she has been successful, the people have known about it because her thoroughbreds have won world-class races. […]

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