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SHEPHERDSTOWN — Although it wasn’t the artistic success often seen with Kim Mulkey’s Baylor team or the Connecticut Huskies, Shepherd’s 74-58 womens win over visiting West Virginia Wesleyan kept the Lady Rams in the first division of the WVIAC and gave them a first-round home game in the league tournament. Shepherd was the team that […]

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HUNTINGTON — The predicted “wide-open” Class AAA state wrestling meet was won by Huntington with its 200 team points. Parkersburg was the runner-up with 160.5 points. Following the Big Reds were Parkersburg South (138), Ripley (128.5), and fifth-place Washington with 105.5 points. Musselman had 76.5 points for eighth place. Jefferson totaled 23 points for 23rd […]

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Grantham, ‘you can go home again’

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Garrett Grantham hadn’t been playing very much in his first year at West Virginia Wesleyan of the WVIAC. The reserve freshman guard would come off Coach Patrick Beilein’s bench for four minutes, miss a three-pointer, be called for a foul and then watch the rest of the time from his sideline perch. Some […]

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Rams buoyed by win over Bobcats

SHEPHERDSTOWN — It may have taken a while for it all to come together, but when it did, the large Senior Night crowd on hand at the Butcher Center saw Shepherd give them what they came to see. Shepherd feted seven seniors, using them as escorts for their parents and relatives in a center court […]

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Shepherd senior forward Chad Moore has been selected to the nine-player All-WVIAC first-team by a vote of league coaches. Moore led the conference in scoring at 22.6 points a game and was third in rebounding with 9.2 per game. He was joined on the first team by Alex Falk and Cedric Harris of league champion, […]

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Washington closed out its regular season with an 88-60 win on its home floor against Jefferson. The Patriots took an 18-4 record and the second-seed to the Section 1 tournament. Jefferson finished the regular season at 4-18. The Patriots were winning for the eighth straight time and Jefferson was losing its seventh straight game. Washington […]

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Rachel Ransom to play soccer at W.Va. Wesleyan

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — A four-year soccer starter and scorer of 101 career goals in that time frame, Jefferson High senior Rachel Ransom recently signed an NCAA binding letter of intent to attend West Virginia Wesleyan of the newly formed Mountain East Conference. Ransom was able to start for the Lady Cougars as a freshman in […]

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MARTINSBURG — A collapsed first half where it scored only 11 points cost Washington its chances of winning a Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 girls basketball game against homestanding Martinsburg. The Patriots had only five points in the first quarter and already trailed, 16-5. When Washington could add only six more points in the […]

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Shepherd topples Glenville

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Chad Moore, Shepherd’s all-purpose senior forward, was near perfect in the first half (scoring 18 points and missing only two shots) and Brantley Osborne did the same in the second half (scoring 18 points and missing only two shots) as the Rams tamed Glenville, 87-79, in Saturday’s WVIAC game at the Butcher Center. […]

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Patriots are whom ‘four-tune’ favors

  SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — In winning all but four games this season, Washington usually employs a turnover-causing pressure defense. In losing all but four games this season, Jefferson usually succumbs to a turnover-causing pressure defense. The molds haven’t been broken. Nothing changed last Friday when Washington slammed the Cougars by 46 points, easily winning, 80-34. […]

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