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PARKERSBURG— A crucial win at No. 2 doubles by Austin Thomas/Alden Roth was important in Washington’s 4-3 team win over Parkersburg last Thursday. The Patriots moved their overall record to 9-1 when they defeated Williamstown, 7-0. Roth (No. 4), Thomas (No. 3), Patrick Haglund (No. 2), and Will Wheatley (No. 1) all posted singles wins […]

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Pansch cages Cougars with 14 strikeouts

Ryan Pansch struck out 14 as Washington High moved to the top of the Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 regular season standings with a comfortable 9-0 blanking of intracounty rival Jefferson High. The Patriots were 2-0 in Sectional games and 6-7 overall. Jefferson was 1-1 (8-4 overall) in the Section and Hampshire was 0-2. […]

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Lady Cougars prevail in county softball skirmish

It was Jefferson coming away with a cold but solid softball win over homestanding Washington last Thursday on the Patriots’ home field. In notching a 6-2 win in the game that put the Lady Cougars in early control of the Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 regular season standings, Jefferson has the seeding lead in […]

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Rams’ All-America

A case has to be built. And then it has to be presented. Sometimes, it takes two years or even more. Unless the player is just a freshman or a sophomore with statistics that are rarely seen, All-America selections have been groomed for presentation for years by sports information directors. In the case of Shepherd […]

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The Washington girls blanked the Jefferson tennis team, 7-0, to run their winning streak to seven straight matches. Washington started the season with a loss to Handley High of Winchester, but has won all its other matches this season. After wins in the singles matches from Angela Pittinger (No. 1), Jill Spuria (No. 2), Melissa […]

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CHARLESTON— Two low-run pitching performances from Paul Hvozdovic and Andrew Gallant helped Shepherd sweep a WVIAC doubleheader from homestanding Charleston by scores of 2-1 and 8-1. The wins showed the Rams with nine victories in the last 11 games. In winning the opener, 2-1, Shepherd left-hander Hvozdovic improved his record to 7-2 with a complete-game […]

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WEST LIBERTY— After long-time Coach Wayne Riser registered his 500th career wins at Shepherd the afternoon before when the Rams swept a conference doubleheader from West Liberty, his team came back on Saturday and ran away from the shellshocked Hilltoppers, 19-3, to complete a three-game weekend swept of the tailend team in the North Division […]

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Washington closed out play in the three-day Broad Run Wood Bat Classic with a 13-7 loss to host Broad Run and then a 15-5 win over Manassas Park (Va.) on the last day of the event. The Patriots were 5-7 overall after the tournament. In its victory over Manassas Park, the Patriots were paced by […]

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Jefferson was able to score freely in its 10-3 softball win over host Martinsburg last Tuesday. Alexandra Witt drilled a solo home run for the Lady Cougars, who were winning their third straight game. The Lady Cougars had already beaten Martinsburg earlier in the season. In the Gene Baker Memorial Tournament contested in Martinsburg, Jefferson […]

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Jefferson shows heels to Dwight Scott field

BOONSBORO, Md.— Jefferson’s boys team nearly doubled the point total of the runner-up Mount Hebron (Md.) in the Dwight Scott Invitational track and field meet that took place on Saturday at Boonsboro (Md.) High. The Cougars rolled up 104 points to Mount Hebron’s 56 points as Jefferson easily prevailed in the 20-school field. Dante Price […]

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