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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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Simmons outswims the state in 200 freestyle

MORGANTOWN — Jefferson’s Keegan Simmons gave the high school its first individual champion in its history of swimming when he defeated five others in the final of the 200 freestyle on Friday at the WVU Natatorium in Morgantown. Simmons had posted the fastest time in Thursday’s qualifying round and was able to repeat that performance […]

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Once injured, Moore now bruises WVIAC rivals

One blue-sky, mid-October football Saturday afternoon about six years from now, Shepherd basketball player Chad Moore will be at midfield at Ram Stadium. It will be halftime of a football game between the Rams and a Mountain East Conference opponent. Moore will have begun a walk from near the Boone Fieldhouse and moved along the […]

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Wake up the echoes

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Wake up the echoes

WESTON — Qualifying 11 wrestlers for this week’s state tournament, Washington High repeated as the Class AAA, Region II champion on Saturday in Lewis County. The Patriots had five weight-class champions in Ty Reynolds (106), Tyler Sigler (120), Jared Jones (138), Dylan Ceravalo (160), and R.J. Wilson (195) as they racked up 240.5 team points […]

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The cactus and the grapefruit. Spring training in Arizona and Florida. Everybody is equal in the standings. Every team is unbeaten and all are ready for the next red-hot pennant race. Many things are the same for the 2013 American and National League seasons. Human growth hormone is in some of the players and in […]

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