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Jefferson High swimmer Kyle Polczynski has signed a letter-of-intent to join the swim team at West Virginia University-Tech in Montgomery. At Jefferson, Polczynski swam the 50-meter freestyle, 100-meter freestyle, and on several Cougar relays. He qualified for the 2012 state swim meet in Morgantown where he finished 10th in the 50-meter freestyle and was also […]

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Former West Virginia University running back Quincy Wilson is joining the Mountaineer football staff as the assistant director of football operations. “This is a dream come true for me,” Wilson said. “I’m honored that Coach Holgorsen asked me to come back and serve as the assistant director of football operations for the program. Coming back […]

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Off the tee

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The Ladies of Sleepy Hollow are welcoming the return of “Bubbly” Carol Winckler on June 14. Carol is a school teacher in Maryland and is an active player for much too short a time. On May 31, the game played was “Betty’s Choice”, throwing out holes six and 13, minus 100% handicap. Of the ladies […]

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MORGANTOWN— There will be seven additions to the WVU Athletic Hall of Fame when the 2012 class is inducted on Sept. 22 prior to the home football game against Maryland. This year’s inductees are basketball’s Lee Patrone and Maurice Robinson, football’s Bo Orlando and Ben Dunkerley, soccer’s Katie Barnes, swimming’s Dan Cavanaugh, and former athletic […]

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The RETIREMENT

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The RETIREMENT

When 80-year-old Bob Starkey thinks back to when he was a youngster growing up in Mineral County he recalls something his father said about him. [cleeng_content id="t1" price="0.15" description="Read it now!"]“My dad would tell his friends, ‘All he cares about is sports.’ ” As his life quickly moved along from Ridgeley High School to a […]

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Why not? On Thursday, after over two hours of high school baseball, rain finally came again to the Washington vs. Musselman Region II semifinal game at waterlogged Bruce Davidson Field. Rain had come early on Tuesday morning. And the game was postponed at about 9:15 a.m. Storms came through again on Tuesday night, and even […]

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Patriots don’t overcome deficit at Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT— With its 15th straight win, homestanding Bridgeport won its way to this week’s Class AAA state baseball tournament in Charleston. The Indians took a first-inning lead against Washington on Saturday and eventually had scored enough runs to lead 8-1. Even with the four runs it scored in the seventh, the Patriots fell, 8-5, in […]

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Wimpy’s grandson, Tyler, batted .508

HARRISONBURG, Va.— Robert E. Lee High school pitcher/infielder Tyler Zombro completed his junior baseball season with the Fighting Leemen with a .508 batting average and a 4-2 pitching record. Tyler Zombro is the grandson of Melvin “Wimpy” Zombro, a 1948 graduate of Charles Town High School. The 1948 Charles Town baseball team reached the state […]

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Rams win three straight and WVIAC baseball title

JOHNSTOWN, Pa.— After losing its first game in the WVIAC baseball tournament, Shepherd rebounded to win its final two games in pool play and then defeated Alderson-Broaddus, 10-5, in the event’s championship game. In winning the conference championship, the Rams received an automatic berth in this week’s NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional tournament being held […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION— With seven hits and four runs in the first two innings of Saturday’s win-or-gone Sectional baseball game against unbeaten-in-the-tournament Washington, homestanding Jefferson grabbed the early lead . . . and turned the bright, baseball-weather afternoon into an 11-5 win. In defeating the Patriots, Jefferson evened the Sectional series against its county rival at […]

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