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For the second time this season, Washington’s boys tennis team was able to win all the matches played against county rival, Jefferson. The result was another 7-0 win by the Patriots over the Cougars. The Patriot singles wins came from Will Wheatley, Cullen Irving, Austin Thomas and Tommy Wheatley. And the complete Washington success in […]

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Northern Dancer with his three white feet was quite small in stature. Some called him the “Little Dancer”, and others were skeptical of what he could accomplish when they first saw him. He was bred and owned by Windfield Farms, a 1,500-acre stand of land in Ontario, Canada. Businessman E.P. Taylor presided over the place. […]

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Jefferson races to 5th Relays triumph

CHARLESTON — The Gazette Relays at Laidley Field in Charleston evolved into a tour de force for the Jefferson High boys track team. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is exclusive, , […]

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Doubleheader win helps Rams clinch tournament spot

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Two days. Just 48 hours. Doesn’t seem like much time. For a pitcher it isn’t much time to recover from a performance that had lasted five innings or seven innings. Two days rest was the time off Shepherd starting pitchers Paul Hvozdovic and Davis Hall had when the Rams faced the WVIAC’s South […]

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First, wide receiver Tavon Austin was taken by St. Louis in the first round of last Thursday’s NFL draft, the eighth player taken overall. In the second round, quarterback Geno Smith was the 39th player taken overall. And he was selected by the New York Jets. Then, as the third round was nearly spent, it […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — When Jefferson batted around and scored four times in the fifth inning, it had trumped Washington’s earlier lead. Cougar right-hander A.J. Boyd continued to keep the Patriots subdued with his nearly walk-free work, and with the help of several quality plays from his defense made his marginal run support hold up for […]

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Lady Patriots serve up 5th straight tennis title

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Washington High won its fifth straight Potomac Valley Conference girls tennis championship when it totaled 19 points in Friday’s one-day tournament held at Jefferson High. Jill Spuria defeated Musselman’s Madeline Flanagan, 8-1, in the finals in No. 1 singles. Amber Barr was the No. 3 singles titleist with an 8-3 win over […]

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Runners flood bases as Musselman wins

INWOOD — Just about everybody that played in Musselman’s 10-6 win over Washington got a chance to run the bases. The Applemen had 24 baserunners, leaving 11 of them stranded but still scoring 10 times and coaxing 15 hits from the three Washington pitchers. Washington’s errors were two in number and its pitchers issued a […]

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Seven-run inning carries Patriots

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — A huge, seven-run inning was the impetus that shoved Washington past Jefferson, 15-6, in a softball game staged in Shenandoah Junction April 23. The win was the first for the Patriots in the three-game, regular season series the two schools played this winter/spring. Washington was 9-12 the victory and Jefferson was 16-8 […]

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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — With 20 hits, Shepherd slammed Pitt-Johnstown, 13-8, in the first game of a Saturday conference doubleheader. Even with 14 hits in the WVIAC nightcap, the Rams fell, 6-4, when the Mountain Cats’ Kyle Morrow had a three-run, walkoff homer in the seventh off reliever Tyler Thomas. On Sunday, Shepherd strafed three more […]

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