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Walter Barr and his 1983 Shepherd football team prepared to make school history. Even the unbeaten Rams of 1955 had not been invited to any postseason playoffs or national happenings. Coach Barr, in his 13th season as the head coach at his alma mater, had won the WVIAC championship with a perfect 8-0 league mark. […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Jefferson girls and boys swim teams both outdistanced St. Maria Goretti, Martinsburg, and Hampshire to open the swim season last Saturday at the Shepherd University Wellness Center. The Jefferson girls edged St. Maria Goretti, 49.50-44.50, defeated Martinsburg, 69-24, and beat Hampshire, 83-10. The Jefferson boys were 64-29 winners over St. Maria Goretti, […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Musselman boys outswam Washington and Hedgesville … and the Hedgesville girls outdid Washington and Musselman to both register 2-0 records as those three schools opened their swim seasons on Saturday at the Shepherd University Wellness Center. Both Washington teams finished with 1-1 records. The Patriots’ Shawn Gee had wins in both the […]

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Shepherd’s basketball teams will host a free clinic on Sunday, Dec. 16 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. in the Butcher Center. All children from kindergarten through grade 8 are welcome. Donations will be accepted to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Please RSVP to Eric Gabriel at egabriel@shepherd.edu or Julie Kaufman at jkaufman@shepherd.edu. Each child attending will receive […]

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The West Virginia Soccer Coaches Association has named Jefferson’s Kiersten Barnholt to its all-state first-team. The Lady Cougars’ Rachel Ransom was selected to the second-team. Washington’s Kylie Nelson was also a second-team selection. Washington High had Kaleigh Pierce, Natalie Reinford, Brianna Hester, Erin Buchanan, and Natalie Adams placed on the Association’s honorable mention list. Jefferson’s […]

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Crown me

Team closes season with commanding win over Fairmont  SHEPHERDSTOWN — After 13 conference championships in Coach Monte Cater’s 26 years at Shepherd, the Rams could say “Crown Me!” one final time after sealing this season’s title with a rousing 49-23 win over Fairmont. In moving past the Fighting Falcons, the Rams had accomplished a number […]

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It’s back on a playoff road that Shepherd has become pleasingly familiar with in recent years. After taking down another WVIAC championship, the Rams completed the sometimes bumpy season with an 8-2 overall record that was strong enough to earn a sixth-place ranking in the final NCAA Division II Super Region One standings. Only six […]

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Depth could propel Shepherd this season

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Finding useful depth can give a college basketball team a winning season. Balance. Production coming from every corner. Some downtrodden teams would just like to find five useful starters. Depth would be a luxury for them. In its fast-paced, 102-97, win over nationally ranked Bowie State on Saturday at its mostly-filled Butcher Center, […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — Physical and deep were the Warriors from East Stroudsburg, the 2012 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference champions. Using a game-long, full court man-to-man press to keep Shepherd from finding any sort of comfort zone, the impressive Warriors showed an overall physical strength to gain a telling 14 rebound advantage and to score 21 of […]

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