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College catcher now pitches for the Astros

David Carpenter received the last warmup pitch from a West Virginia University relief pitcher. He quickly stood, and rifled an effortless throw to second base. The next half-inning could begin. Carpenter was only an average college baseball hitter. Even with the aluminum bats that were allowed when he played, he had too many strikeouts, not […]

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MYRTLE BEACH — After opening its weeklong stand in the Mingo Bay high school baseball tournament in South Carolina with a win over a New York team, Jefferson was stopped, 5-1, by Cherry Hill East (NJ). Cherry Hill East pitcher Alex Dimpter silenced the Cougars on five hits and only one run. All of Jefferson’s […]

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MYRTLE BEACH, (SC)— On Tuesday of last week, Washington dropped an 11-2 decision to West Hill (NY) in the weeklong baseball tournament it was participating in while in Myrtle Beach, but then came back on Wednesday to defeat St. Edmund’s (NY), 10-0, in a game shortened to just five innings by the mercy rule. The […]

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MORGANTOWN— Pat Forsythe, the 6-foot-11 freshman from Brunswick, Ohio who missed all but seven of WVU’s 33 games this past basketball season will a leg injury, has been granted another year of eligibility. Forsythe had a 2.1 points a game average and a 3.4 rebounds per game average in the few games he played. He […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN— Shepherd and Fairmont divided a WVIAC softball doubleheader last Wednesday. The Fighting Falcons used a seventh inning run to snap a tie and get a 4-3 win in the opener, but then Shepherd used the shutout pitching of Tiffany Biggs to secure a 1-0 win in eight innings in the nightcap. The splitting of […]

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The Martinsburg girls tennis team defeated Jefferson, 6-1. The Lady Bulldogs won three of the four sngles matches— Emily Widmyer (No. 1), Kim VanDongen (No. 2), and Molly Beck (No. 3). Jefferson’s Lauren Thomas (No. 4) gave Jefferson its lone win in the singles matches. All three doubles matches were taken by Martinsburg as Widmyer/VanDongen […]

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PARKERSBURG— The Big Reds of Parkersburg decisioned the Washington girls tennis team, 6-1, last week. Parkersburg claimed wins in all three doubles matches and lost only the No. 3 singles match to the Patriots’ Melissa Sirbaugh. Later on that Thursday, Washington posted an easy, 7-0, win over Williamstown. The winning Patriots in the four singles […]

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With Isaiah Washington and Isaac Washington getting singles wins, Jefferson was able to split the four singles matches against Lewis County. When the Cougars won two of the three doubles matches they had a 4-3 win over the Minutemen. Isaiah Washington/Isaac Washington (No. 1) and Tyler Offutt/Carlos Nathan (No. 3) won the doubles matches for […]

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  Mens Tuesday Night Handicap 4/03/2012 Ten Pinners 39-17 J & J Pro Shop 38-18 Hammertime 32-24 Misfits 27.5-28.5 Dead Last 27-29 Power Rollers 27-29 Blue Ridge Carpentry 26.5-29.5 Gimps Are Us 26-30 Pure Luck 25-31 King Pinz 12-44 High Average: Brian Longerbeam-206; Troy Longerbeam-204.60; Chad Coulter-204/38 High Game: Dewey Wolfe-237; Brian Longerbeam-236; Dennis Eister-232 […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION— Emma Barr put the finishing touches on her 4-for-4 performance at the plate against Musselman by driving in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning with a double as the Lady Cougars pulled out a 10-8 win. Barr had five RBIs as the Lady Cougars improved their record to 14-5 while Musselman went […]

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