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Offensive line key question for Redskins as season opens on Sunday vs. Saints

Although the Redskins are looking better than in previous years, many questions remain heading into the last preseason game. The offensive line is the big question mark. With two-time pro bowler Jammal Brown out for at least half of the season after undergoing hip surgery last Thursday, it is looking like Tyler Polumbus will get […]

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Cosmetic touches enough at Maryland?

COLLEGE PARK — It wasn’t enough just to trot out all manner of garish uniforms. Many of the players collected by first-year head coach Randy Edsall chafed under his new policies. Other players held an allegiance to fired coach Ralph Friedgen, whose last team in 2010 went out with a boat load of wins (a […]

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MARTINSBURG — With both Ryan Mumaw and Robert Fleming carding nine-hole rounds of 38 at the Stonebridge Golf Club last Tuesday, Washington High won a five-school match by 13 strokes. Washington had a team score of 158 while runner-up Hedgesville finished with a team score of 171. Freshman Owen Elliott fired a team-best 39 for […]

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Former Shepherd tight end Dominique Jones will be on the final 53-player roster of Indianapolis Colts when the team opens its National Football League schedule this weekend. Jones played only one season at Shepherd after transferring from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. After his year with the Rams, Jones played two seasons in minor league […]

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MORGANTOWN — Former WVU basketball player Da’Sean Butler has joined the Mountaineers as a graduate assistant coach on Bob Huggins’ staff. Butler last played in the 2009-10 season when WVU reached the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. He scored over 2,000 points — only the third player in Mountaineer basketball history to accomplish that […]

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Shepherd will hold a bull roast to raise funds for its baseball, softball, and lacrosse teams from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Clarion Hotel near Shepherdstown. An admission ticket costs $40. The night will have raffles, auctions, and music in addition to the meal. Call the alumni office at (304) 876-5524 […]

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WINCHESTER, Va. — Washington High opened its volleyball season with a loss on the road at Millbrook High in Winchester. The homestanding Pioneers had split the first four games of the match with the Patriots before winning the deciding fifth game that gave them a 3-2 match win.

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Late is great

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Late is great

HEDGESVILLE — Back in the day. Back to the day. As a middle school football player at Charles Town, Colin Gustines played quarterback. Beginning with his freshman season two years ago at Washington High, he has been a starting defensive back. This year, Gustines might just find himself doing multiple tasks on both sides of […]

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Not much right for Cougars in 52-7 loss

PURCELLVILLE, Va.– Jefferson had the night’s longest play, an 81-yard pass/mostly run touchdown hookup between Andrew King and Geoffrey Walker, but host Woodgrove had everything else. Everything. As in a 52-7 win over the Cougars in the opening football game for both schools held at the spacious facilities on the sprawling campus at Woodgrove High. […]

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A fun-filled opener to Washington’s girls soccer season saw the Patriots stop visiting Berkeley Springs, 10-0, on Tuesday, August 21. Five Washington players scored goals. Leading the scoring parade was Brianna Hester who posted four goals. Kayleigh Pierce was able to add two goals and Erin Buchanan, McKenzie Turner, and Katelyn Silveous each added one […]

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