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Rams ride defense to top of the heap

SHEPHERDSTOWN — One glaring mistake was all the Shepherd defense made when the Rams dealt defending WVIAC champion Concord a 20-6 loss on Saturday’s proud football-weather afternoon. And that one mistake was all but erased from anybody’s memory by the four interceptions the Rams stole from Concord quarterback Albert Rose . . . as well […]

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Graf, Milliron, Colbert finish well at Keyser race

BOONSBORO, Md. — Even though it was second as a team in the “Large School” division at the Frank Keyser Invitational cross country meet on Saturday at Boonsboro High School, the Jefferson boys got some vital improvement from its third, fourth, and fifth individual finishers. The runner-up Cougars had 77 points to finish just behind […]

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Judges show offensive balance in win over Patriots

Handley was able to get its second win of the football season when it totaled over 400 yards in land-air offense and generally found the ways to stymie Washington’s offense in getting a 27-7 win over the homestanding Patriots at Marcus Stadium. The youthful Judges were 2-3 after the win, while Washington was 1-4 overall. […]

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Musselman fires back at Cougars

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Jefferson fired the game’s first successful salvo. But then Musselman fired back at the Cougars, scoring the first three times it had possession. Jefferson then moved within a touchdown of the lead. Musselman ripped off touchdowns with its next three possessions, taking a 27-point lead by halftime. And then the Applemen breezed […]

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The Sleepy Hollow Golf Ladies played Major and Daily Tournaments simultaneously on Sept. 20. Dr. Marneerat prevailed as winner of the 2012 Senior Club Championship Tournament with Peggy Sowers finishing second and providing vigorous competition. The match was determined by “sudden death” play. The Tournament of the Day was “Throw Out The Worst Two Holes” […]

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Dervon Wallace. Dalevon Smith. Damian Beane. Tailwind Tommy Addison. All breakaway runners for past Shepherd football teams. All capable of long-distance touchdown runs at any time and any place on the field. And now the Rams have none of those type of “home run hitters”. No real breakaway types. And the Rams haven’t been able […]

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Matt McCarty was a let’s-do-what-it-takes-to-win-this-game type of baseball player when Shepherd won the 2009 WVIAC tournament title in Johnstown, Pa. and with it the conference championship. He was used most often as a starting pitcher. But he relieved at times. Played shortstop at times. And was the designated hitter at times. After the 2009 championship […]

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Hook ‘em. Longhorns and the burnt orange uniforms. The Longhorn Network and athletic director DeLoss Dodds. Darrell Royal Stadium and the fringed sleeves of the hundreds in the University of Texas marching band. Unbeaten for Coach Mack Brown, long enough in Austin that the brown hair he brought with him from North Carolina has slowly […]

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Using much of the momentum it had achieved in winning the Fort Hill Invitational volleyball tournament on Sept. 22, Washington continued its mid-season surge with a 3-0 win over visiting Martinsburg last Tuesday, The Patriots won the three games in the match by scores of 25-15, 25-22, and 25-20. In the first game, Washington’s Michelle Sieminski […]

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Riser to exit Shepherd after 22 seasons

SHEPHERDSTOWN—After 22 seasons of mostly winning baseball, Shepherd baseball leader Wayne Riser will be leaving the only coaching job he ever had. Riser graduated from Shepherd. He holds a master’s degree from the college. And he poured countless hours into the baseball facility the school calls Fairfax Field. When Riser took over the head coaching […]

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