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Robinson’s returns boost Rams

INSTITUTE — Shepherd’s Keon Robinson had two touchdown returns, one a 61-yard punt return and the other an 88-yard kickoff return, as Shepherd defeated West Virginia State, 41-20, in a WVIAC game on Saturday. To augment his all-around game, Robinson also led Shepherd in tackles and even played some on offense. The Rams improved to […]

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Lucy’s Bob Boy gets win in Breeders’ Classic

CHARLES TOWN — On a mild Saturday, Charles Town hosted the latest edition of the $1.4 million West Virginia Breeders Classics, topped by the $500,000 West Virginia Classic and the $250,000 Cavada. Heading into the latest renewal of the West Virginia Classic, which had previously been captured by such state-bred stars as Onion Juice, Taylor […]

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Washington, Jefferson penalty kicks decide soccer struggle

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — The tension was palpable. It was the area’s Class AAA Sectional girls soccer championship game between natural rivals Washington and Jefferson. The winner would advance to the one-game Regional tournament in Buckhannon against Buckhannon High. The loser would have its season suddenly end.Both teams came into Saturday’s match with stellar regular seasons […]

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ELKINS — It was Jefferson freshman Abby Colbert winning the 5K Class AAA, Region II girls cross country meet Thursday  in Elkins. Colbert’s winning effort wasn’t enough to get the Lady Cougars the team title, but when Jefferson finished third as a team it did qualify for this weekend’s state meet in Ona at Cabell […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — It was a usual business Friday night for the highly ranked Martinsburg football team. Improving their record to 8-1, the Bulldogs simply overpowered Jefferson, 60-3, to give themselves another chance to host every Class AAA playoff game, save the state championship game played in Wheeling, they might play. Martinsburg had eight touchdowns […]

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Web exclusive In the semifinals of the Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 girls soccer tournament both Washington and Jefferson found the ways to win and keep their seasons alive. In Shenandoah Junction, it was Jefferson using four goals from Rachel Ransom to tip Martinsburg out of the postseason with a 5-2 win over the […]

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Web exclusive It’s an ill wind that blows no good. The gusty wind that accompanied the Hedgesville at Washington boys soccer match at Marcus Stadium last Thursday night played a factor in the outcome. Washington, the two-time defending Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 champion, was ousted from this year’s Sectional when the Eagles made […]

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Web exclusive In the opening round of the Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 boys soccer tournament, it was Jefferson moving past Musselman, 6-1, in a match played in Shenandoah Junction. The victory sent the Cougars (6-5-5 overall) to Cobourn Field in Martinsburg to face top-seeded and once-beaten Martinsburg. Jefferson posted its third win of […]

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FT. MYERS, Fl. — Former Shepherd University baseball player Nathan Minnich is now with the Boston team in the Florida Instructional League after signing a professional contract with the Red Sox in June of 2012 upon the completion of the Shepherd seasaon. Minnich was drafted in the eighth round of the free agent amateur draft […]

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