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What a fun day July 26 turned out to be for the Ladies of Sleepy Hollow. The extreme heat and terrific thunderstorm in the morning did not stop the frivolity. The game of the day, “Monkey Scramble,” was introduced to the club by Amy George. She said she played it in Canada during the college […]

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The four players from West Virginia University on the roster of the Winchester Royals didn’t distinguish themselves this summer. But nearly a dozen other players did as the Royals accomplished something few other teams have ever done in the Valley Baseball League. With only one game left in the 44-game season, Winchester had carved out […]

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DeVaughn recruited

Washington grad to wrestle at Kansas two-year college BOB MADISON Spirit Staff When her senior year at Washington High had wrestler Crystal DeVaughn finding matches at both the varsity and junior varsity levels there wasn’t a hint she could be taking her love of the sport on to the college level. But a rapid-fire chain […]

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PRINCETON — After winning its only game in the District 6 Senior League tournament, the Charles Town/Ranson team took a bus ride to the state tournament in Princeton. With its 1-0 record in hand, the Charles/Town Ranson defeated St. Albans, 11-10, in its first game in the state event. St. Albans had a 10-9 lead […]

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    This may not be the ideal time for West Virginia to be joining the point-happy Big 12 Conference. Only five starters return to the Mountaineer defense . . . and both Terence Garvin and Paul Miller of the secondary are coming back from injuries. Jewone Snow was also injured and needs a full recovery. […]

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While Lowell was playing 26 games in the New York-Penn League, first baseman Nathan Minnich saw his name in the Spinners lineup only 12 times. Minnich is the national player of the year from the NCAA Division II ranks. He ended a star-studded four-year career at Shepherd, playing on a conference champion team and batting […]

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“Our key returnees will be Ryan Mumaw, Robert Fleming, Dylan Mumaw, Patrick Burgess, Tyler Sigler, and Hunter Hardy — our six top players from last year,” said Washington High golf coach Rusty Staubs. “We went to the state tournament last season and we’ll have the same goal again. I just hope we play a little […]

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At Jefferson High, second-year golf coach Alexander White has a team with no seniors . . . but plenty of experienced players returning from last year. Alex Tran, Bryce Lushbaugh, Quentin Foust, and Vincent Chicchirichi all played on the 2011 team. And all four are still underclassmen as the Cougars prepare for this season that […]

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Rams football

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Rams football

Will this be Shepherd’s last year as a member of the West Virginia Conference? Shepherd and eight other conference schools have given notice they are planning to join a new, as-yet unformed conference that has a keen interest in football and establishing a cable television network to air the league’s games. This article is exclusive, […]

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Big 12 is more than ‘Tornado Alley’

Come the month of March in much of our contry’s midsection and people’s attention turns to the sky and what could come blowing out of the afternoon. Early spring or late spring. Early summer or late summer. In Oklahoma, Kansas and northern Texas the tornados come heavy and they come all too often. This article […]

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