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VIERA, Fla. — With consecutive losses to Dumfries-Triangle-Quantico, Va., Darlington, S.C., and Northwest T.N. the season ended in the Southeastern Regional for the Charles Town-Ranson Senior League team that represented the state of West Virginia as the division’s state champions. The Southeastern Region started for Charles Town-Ranson with a 7-6 loss in eight innings to […]

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Better fastball

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Better fastball

Chris Payne sent out video tapes of him pitching to four-year colleges with NCAA tournament backgrounds . . . and tapes went to junior colleges where other Jefferson High players had gone . . . and to places where baseball players mostly paid their own way. West Virginia University, Georgia State, Potomac State, and Towson […]

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Shepherdstown residents Kim Eaton and Kim Hacker-Kinnett finished second and seventh in the recently completed West Virginia Women’s Amateur golf tournament played at the Berry Hill Country Club in Kanawha County. Ona’s Brooke Bellomy fired rounds of 71, 73, and 73 (217) to outdistance Eaton (rounds of 74, 78, and 73) by eight strokes in […]

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Former Cougar Seth Wight gets national nod

Washington University of St. Louis (MO) football player Seth Wight, a graduate of Jefferson High, has been nominated for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team. Wight is one of 117 student-athletes from all levels of college football vying for one of the 22 final positions. Each player must be actively involved and […]

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Sprinter Price competes in Jr. Olympic games

BALTIMORE — After winning both the 100-meter and 200-meter sprints at a USATF National Junior Olympic regional meet, Jefferson High rising senior Dante’ Price competed in both those events over the weekend at Morgan State University in Baltimore at the 46th USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. The USATF Junior Olympic organization calls […]

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Few there are

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Few there are

It will come as no surprise to anyone that there is no pennant fever in Hagerstown for the first-place Hagerstown Suns of the South Atlantic League. A widely scattered gathering of maybe 210 quiet customers trickled into Municipal Stadium on a Monday night when the hometown Suns were in a flat-footed tie at the top […]

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More than kudzu, red clay, fire ants and July hot

Before there was Elvis … before there were hula hoops … even before there were bytes, Facebook and Interstate highways, there was King Baseball with a firm grip on the attention of most of the land. Elvis swiveled onto the scene in the mid-1950s. Hula hoops came from the same company that made Super Balls […]

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PRINCETON – The Charles Town-Ranson Junior League team reached the state tournament finals before falling, 8-6, to Dunbar/Cross Lanes/Nitro from Kanawha County. After going 3-0 in pool play at the state tournament, Charles Town/Ranson had reached the semifinals where it defeated fellow District 6 representative Grant County, 9-0. Dunbar/Cross Lanes/Nitro eliminated Princeton in the other […]

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Reserved season tickets for the 2012 Shepherd football season are now available. Also reserved single game tickets are also now on sale. To purchase either season tickets or single game tickets contact the university’s bookstore at (304) 876-5219 or log on to www.shepherdbook.com. Shepherd has five home games – Sept. 8 against American International, Sept. […]

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Reduced to a shell of its early-summer roster, the Jefferson County Wildcats were eliminated in two games in the West Virginia Area 5 Senior American Legion tournament also involving Berkeley Post 14, Romney Post 91, Ridgeley Post 136, and Potomac Valley Post 64. Berkeley Post 14, with high school or college players from Martinsburg High, […]

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