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Rams working to fill holes in trenches

SHEPHERDSTOWN – Isaiah Shelton anchored one side of a Shepherd offensive line that largely dominated its opposition last fall as the Rams led the conference in rushing offense. Shelton, a first-team all-Mountain East Conference selection will return for his senior season this fall, but his counterpart, and fellow all-conference tackle Jordan Dixon, will need to […]

Classic stunner

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Classic stunner

Longshot Imperative upsets defending champ Game on Dude CHARLES TOWN – On an ideal night for racing in the Eastern Panhandle, Charles Town hosted its richest, most prestigious card of the year when it offered the $1.5 million Grade 2 Charles Town Classic. While the Charles Town Classic boasts a lucrative purse and has been […]

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Down Town Allen, In the Fairway win restricted stakes

CHARLES TOWN – She’s back. Multiple stakes winner and champion West Virginia-bred older female Down Town Allen has picked up this spring where she left off last fall, topping her rivals while sprinting on her home track. The 7-year-old bay mare, owned and trained by John A. Casey, earned her 20th career victory – including […]

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Shepherd continues to mow down opposition

SHEPHERDSTOWN – Another successful week, another representative bump in the regional collegiate baseball rankings. After winning 5-of-6 games last week, Shepherd climbed to No. 3 in the latest National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II Atlantic Region Poll, which was released Monday. The Rams reached the 30-game victory mark following a 7-0 triumph Saturday against West […]

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Shepherd quarterback finishes spring drills on high note

SHEPHERDSTOWN – After starting the second half of last season, including a pair of playoff games, Shepherd University quarterback Jeff Ziemba will find himself better prepared both physically and mentally to lead the offense this fall. Add a comforting, yet in a superstitious kind of way, switch in uniform number as well as the more […]

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The title defense is on!

Reigning champion Rams finish spring practice eying repeat of league crown SHEPHERDSTOWN – If Shepherd is to enjoy the kind of success the Rams experienced last year, the football program is going to have to find depth in the trenches. So it is no surprise that during the recently completed spring practice sessions head coach […]

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Shepherd continues recent diamond success with school-record win streak

SHEPHERDSTOWN – The school-record winning streak may have come to an end, but the Shepherd University baseball program continues its ascent through the regional rankings. The Rams won three of four games this past weekend against Notre Dame College, extending their school-record winning streak to 16 games before dropping the second game of a doubleheader […]

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CHARLES TOWN – High school administrators have expressed mixed feelings about a proposed athletics rule that would expand voluntary summer practices in West Virginia. The West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission’s Board of Control approved a change last week to include the entire summer, except for the week that includes the July 4 holiday. Previously, […]

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SMITHSBURG, Md. (April 12) – Devyn Hosby won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and Rhonda Rogombe won the 400-meter and high jump to lead the Washington girls’ track and field program to a second-place finish of 10 schools during the Charas Heurich Invitational in Smithsburg. Washington’s Sara Pifer won the pole vault with a jump […]

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A roundup of high school & local sports scores and game recaps Baseball Jefferson 7, South Lakes (Va.) 5 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 14) – Andrew King had three hits and Charlie Barnholt drove in two runs as Jefferson extended its winning streak to 11 games with a 7-5 victory against Virginia-based South Lakes. Desmond Grimes […]

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