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The 26th annual West Virginia Breakfast of Champions will welcome special guests Chris McCarron, Carl Nafzger, King T. Leatherbury and the long list of former Washington Redskins players that normally attend. McCarron is a Hall of Fame jockey whose credentials include 7,141 wins, six Triple Crown wins, and nine Breeders’ Cup wins. McCarron won five […]

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Kansas State was once the weakest team in all of major college football. Now it’s one of the most lethal — call the scourge of Manhattan the “Purple Rain” or call the Wildcats the No. 4 team in the country. And also call them a real threat to play in the national championship game with […]

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Complete half moves Shepherd along

SHEPHERDSTOWN — A large Homecoming gathering of 6,113 was able to enjoy the second half of Shepherd’s 37-6 conference win over West Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday. Those in attendance who had returned to the construction-busy campus for the first time this season saw several features return to the Shepherd offense for the first time this […]

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Now halfway through its conference schedule, Shepherd must next travel nearly five hours to the crest-of-the-hill stadium of league rival West Liberty. The field is perched on flat ground that is so limited that bleachers can be placed on only one sideline … and right behind the Shepherd bench is a chainlink fence that sits […]

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Cougars blank Musselman, Buckhannon in boys soccer

Jefferson recovered sufficiently from an unusual loss to Martinsburg to post consecutive boys soccer wins over Musselman and Buckhannon. The Cougars blanked the Applemen, 3-0, last Thursday at home and followed that success with a 3-0 shutout win over Buckhannon on Saturday. In the win over Buckhannon, Brett Stuart had the first goal about 15 […]

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Injury-riddled Martinsburg still had enough runners, pass receivers, linebackers and a quarterback nicknamed “Cookie” to run away from Washington in Friday’s football game at Marcus Stadium. With all of its starting running backs out with injuries, the once-beaten Bulldogs still moved crisply and authoritatively to a 42-point halftime lead before letting a gallery of reserves […]

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“Transition” is a much-used term found around basketball. With the 2012-13 West Virginia basketball team, “transition” and “transfer” will be terms placed front and center. The Mountaineers of sixth-year coach Bob Huggins will be transitioning to the Big 12 Conference, and they will be presenting a lineup featuring transfers when they see the likes of […]

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It once was No. 1 vs. No. 2, now it’s much leaner times

First part of a two-part series In Dublin, Ireland, Navy gets thrashed by Notre Dame. At Michie Stadium near the vigorous Hudson River, Army loses to Northern Illinois. Navy had risen to a level of competence with Coach Paul Johnson and a schedule of teams that made winning manageable. But Johnson went to Georgia Tech. […]

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Shutout for Patriots

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Shutout for Patriots
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MARTINSBURG — Unbeaten Martinsburg (9-0-4) refused to allow Washington to do much against its leather-tough defense when the two teams faced off in a boys soccer match. The outcome of the defensive struggle found the Bulldogs remaining undefeated in 13 matches as they had a 1-0 win over the visiting Patriots. Tristan Reid had the […]

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