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CHARLESTON — Trailing by three points with only 3:27 to play in its first-ever state tournament basketball game, Washington rallied for eight straight points behind the scoring of Dominique Newman, Keldon Bell and Maleke Jones to take a five-point lead. Parkersburg South staged its own comeback, getting the game’s next five points to forge the […]

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WINCHESTER — Playing its most talented opponent in the first boys tennis match of the 2013 season should help Washington on down the line, but last Wednesday the Patriots lost an 8-1 verdict to the Judges. Will Wheatley at No. 1 singles was Washington’s only winner. Wheatley stopped Parker Wilson, 10-5.

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Making history

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Making history

Patriots rout Minutemen in AAA tournament WESTON — Washington overwhelmed Lewis County with its all-out pressure defense, stunning the homestanding Minutemen, 96-50, to earn a berth in this week’s Class AAA state tournament in Charleston. The Patriots will be the No. 4 seed in the eight-team field and face No. 5 seed Parkersburg South in […]

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Washington opens its fifth baseball season in school history as the defending Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 champion. The 2012 team defeated Musselman in the first game of the Region II tournament before falling a game short of the state tournament when it lost to Bridgeport. The Patriots begin the 2013 season at home […]

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Bulldogs dash Pats title hopes

MARTINSBURG — A Sectional title eluded Washington High. But even the highly-charged 61-55 loss to Martinsburg wasn’t the most important game of the season for the Patriots. Last night’s one-game Regional against Lewis County in Weston became Washington’s moment of truth because the winner of that one goes on to Charleston as one of the […]

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Three games vs. Eagles, three wins for Patriots

CHARLES TOWN — Beating Hedgesville the first two times gave Washington the home court advantage when the teams met in the Region II, Section 1 semifinals. Beating Hedgesville for the third straight time gave the Patriots a berth in the finals against Martinsburg. And it presented a golden opportunity for Washington to make its first […]

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HUNTINGTON — The predicted “wide-open” Class AAA state wrestling meet was won by Huntington with its 200 team points. Parkersburg was the runner-up with 160.5 points. Following the Big Reds were Parkersburg South (138), Ripley (128.5), and fifth-place Washington with 105.5 points. Musselman had 76.5 points for eighth place. Jefferson totaled 23 points for 23rd […]

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Washington closed out its regular season with an 88-60 win on its home floor against Jefferson. The Patriots took an 18-4 record and the second-seed to the Section 1 tournament. Jefferson finished the regular season at 4-18. The Patriots were winning for the eighth straight time and Jefferson was losing its seventh straight game. Washington […]

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MARTINSBURG — A collapsed first half where it scored only 11 points cost Washington its chances of winning a Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 girls basketball game against homestanding Martinsburg. The Patriots had only five points in the first quarter and already trailed, 16-5. When Washington could add only six more points in the […]

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Patriots are whom ‘four-tune’ favors

  SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — In winning all but four games this season, Washington usually employs a turnover-causing pressure defense. In losing all but four games this season, Jefferson usually succumbs to a turnover-causing pressure defense. The molds haven’t been broken. Nothing changed last Friday when Washington slammed the Cougars by 46 points, easily winning, 80-34. […]

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