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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — On Saturday, Jefferson had a four-run lead and had Morgantown, trailing by four runs, down to its last out in the seventh. But that last out came only after a two-out error — the Cougars’ fifth of the six they committed — kept what would become a game-tying four-run inning alive. Morgantown […]

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Washington defeated visiting St. Maria Goretti, 7-0, in a girls tennis match where Jill Spuria posted an 8-3 win over Laura Winalski, Mackenzie Littleton defeated Lauren Clopper, 8-1; Amber Barr had an 8-1 win over Monica Divinagracia and Dori Sanders got past Kristin Downing, 8-5, in the four singles matches. The Patriot doubles teams of […]

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BOB MADISON Spirit Staff SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Nothing positive could be found by Jefferson in the ashes left after its messy, 8-1, loss to Martinsburg. Only the baseball-beautiful weather could be saluted as the Cougars failed to hit, had 11 strikeouts against a pitcher they had earlier beaten, had three pitchers given rude treatment by […]

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Black Onyx joins Kentucky Derby trail

Sterling Racing Stables leader Sam Herzberg and his trainer, Kelly Breen, had an outline they wanted to follow for their long-striding three-year-old, Black Onyx. The nearly black thoroughbred is the son of Rock Hard Ten, whose sons are often late developing because of their large size and penchant for long-distance races. Herzberg and Breen were […]

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Washington easily plowed through three boys tennis teams that are in the same region as the Patriots but are out in the central part of the state. Washington dominated Buckhannon in a 7-0 win over the Buccaneers. And then the Patriots did the same against Elkins, defeating the Tigers by a similar 7-0 score. Against […]

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MYRTLE BEACH — Jefferson completed a successful week of softball in the Grand Strand tournament held over the local school’s spring break. The Lady Cougars were able to win their Blue Bracket in Myrtle Beach with a 4-0 win over Riverside (W.Va.) in the title game. Alexandra Witt posted a two-hit shutout while fanning  seven […]

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Weak field lets Smith stand out

The admittedly weak group of draft-eligible quarterbacks has been helpful to Geno Smith. National Football League scouts and executives have been in agreement that the quarterbacks they have to pick from in this month’s draft are not much more than wallflowers at the high school prom — they dress up in an ill-fitting tux, but […]

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Jefferson improved its winning streak to eight games when it used the five-hit, complete game, shutout pitching of A.J. Boyd to edge Pleasure Ridge (KY), 1-0, in its first game in the weeklong Mingo Bay Classic tournament. Boyd was helped by the Jefferson defense and his control as he only fanned […]

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Hurricane (W.Va.) tamed Washington, 13-2, in the Patriots first baseball game in the Mingo Bay Classic tournament last week. The Redskins improved to 8-1 while the Patriots were 3-4 overall. Connor Adams was the winning pitcher and improved to 3-0. Adams drove in three runs. Riley Metz had a home run […]

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Errors fuel Rams’ loss to Battlers

SHEPHERDSTOWN — “Patience” wasn’t a name in either team’s batting order. That fact was easily noticed in the NCAA Division II baseball game between Shepherd and visiting Alderson-Broaddus. 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 […]

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