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Patriots keep to ground in stopping Jefferson

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — When Washington lost two-year starting quarterback Tyler Wilt before the season opened, it had its options limited. It searched through four quarterbacks and never found a reliable passing game. Other options? Keep it on the ground. If possible, run all night. And then run some more the next week. The Patriot record […]

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Bowie State just lost a 76-72 exhibition game to generally troublesome-to-its-opponents George Mason. East Stroudsburg was the 2012 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference tournament champion. Alderson-Broaddus was 18-10 last season and has been toward the top of the WVIAC standings for the past dozen seasons. Shepherd comes into its own tip-off tournament this weekend with all […]

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Pappy’s last stand

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Pappy’s last stand

West Virginia had been to the Sugar Bowl. A little later, the Mountaineers were undefeated when Art “Pappy” Lewis led them northward to play the University of Pittsburgh. A bid to another Sugar Bowl would fall in West Virginia’s lap if it could tame the Panthers of John Mickelosen. The bid never came. Pittsburgh beat […]

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The facts are known. Shepherd already has at least a piece of the last WVIAC football championship. The Rams are 7-2 overall and show a 6-1 record in the league. They are ranked sixth in the latest Division II Super Region One listings. And the top six teams in the final ratings released on Sunday, […]

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Another bitter loss

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Another bitter loss

           

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Last WVIAC season and Joe Retton still looms large

The curtain is coming down. For the last time. After this season’s WVIAC men’s basketball tournament closes in early March, the conference will have played its last game. There will be no more West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Most of the schools now associated with the league will be gathering in the newly-formed Mountain East […]

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Hampshire storms through Patriot defense

A 19-point scoring spree that sandwiched the end of the third quarter and the beginning of the fourth period lifted jubilant Hampshire to an insurmountable lead over Washington, and the Trojans went on to a 49-33 win at Marcus Stadium that very much kept in motion a possible Class AAA playof berth for the free-scoring […]

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ONA — Cabell Midland ran away to the Class AAA boy’s cross country state championship and Morgantown did the same in the large-school girl’s division. Led by senior Jacob Burcham, the Knights completed a tour de force over their home grounds with a miniscule team total of only 37 points. Cabell Midland’s Avery Campbell finished […]

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HEDGESVILLE — After building a two-touchdown lead with its ground offense, Hedgesville just kept running at Jefferson. And the plan worked well enough to get the Eagles their third win of the season, a 28-21 verdict over the Cougars that left Jefferson with only a season finale against Washington and a 1-8 overall record. Steve […]

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Jefferson’s seniors were able to celebrate their special night as the Lady Cougars completed the regular season with a 3-0 win over visiting Berkeley Springs. Seniors Megan Hovis and Molly Langland played the entire match as the Lady Cougars recorded winning game scores of 25-14, 25-23, and 25-15. Hovis had six kills and Langland was […]

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