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Governor Tomblin’s state of the state address on the opening day of the state Legislature

“Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Members of the Legislature, Members of the Board of Public Works, Justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals, Members of the State Board of Education, distinguished guests, and my fellow West Virginians. “As many of you know, I was raised in the small town of Chapmanville in Logan County. I lived […]

Staff report   RANSON — In recent Jefferson County Youth Football League games, it was the PeeWee Spartans stopping the Hurricanes, 26-0, the Freshmen Spartans posting a 19-6 win over the Hurricanes and the Jayvee Hurricanes beating the Spartans, 19-13. The Jefferson County PeeWee Rams had a 31-19 win over the South Berkeley Jets 19. […]

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Staff report   SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd’s softball team will hold a clinic on Sept. 14 for ages 8-14 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the school’s softball field. The cost is $60 per person. A raindate will be Sept. 15. The clinic will be limited to 60 players. To register or to get more information log […]

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Off the Tee   MAGGIE WHITEHAIR   If the clubhouse were bugged, you could hear the Sleepy Hollow Golf Ladies lamenting that their season will be over in four weeks. Still to come will be the “Senior Club Championship” and a pizza luncheon on the last day. On August 29, the Daily Tournament was “Even […]

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Staff report   HEDGESVILLE — It was Hedgesville, with low medalist Owen Elliott leading the way, that won a triangular golf match last Thursday at The Woods Resort course. Elliott had nine-hole score of 38 and the Eagles posted a team score of 122 to defeat Jefferson (147) and Martinsburg (173). Jefferson’s three top finishers […]

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NOTE: This story ran on B11 in the 8/7/13 edition.   For two years Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta held tight to much of the thoroughbred racing public’s affection and interest. The lithe and long-striding Rachel Alexandra was not only distinctive on race tracks where she had wins in six different states and on eight different tracks, […]

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Unparalleled Success

Gym owner Melissa Carder bends over backwards to give gymnasts a leg up KEARNEYSVILLE – In a row of rather industrial-looking storefronts off Charles Town Road, there’s an unexpected flurry of activity going on at 111 Edmond Road after normal business hours. Throughout the evening, little girls in braids and ponytails and spunky outfits tackle […]

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Staff report SHEPHERDSTOWN — The plaza at Ram Stadium will be dedicated in honor of long-time Shepherd football coach and former Rams’ player Walter Barr. Prior to the 2013 football season opener on Sat., Sept. 7, the ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude with a reception that is open to the […]

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Shepherd’s volleyball and women’s basketball teams will hold a Caddyshack Style Golf Outing on Aug. 24, at the Woodbrier Golf Club in Berkeley County. The cost is $60 per player or $240 per foursome. Players must pre-register by Aug. 2. To register or for more information call Sarah Smith at 304-268-5327 or by email at […]

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Staff report   DEBARY, Fla. — Dumfries/Triangle/Quantico (Virginia) posted a 3-0 shutout win over Charles Town/Ranson in the Senior League Southeast Regional. It was the West Virginia state champion’s first game in the tournament. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again […]

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