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BUCKHANNON — Shepherd saw its nine-point halftime lead pared to only two points by host West Virginia Wesleyan with 2:25 to play, but had Priscilla Moseh score the game’s last four points to turn back the Bobcat challenge and win, 74-68, last Thursday in a WVIAC women’s games. Moseh would finish with 16 points and […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — With two relay wins (200 individual medley and 200 freestyle) and individual event victories from Luisa Holland (200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke) and Kaley Hoffman (100 butterfly), Jefferson swept to its first Region II swimming championship in school history on Saturday at the Shepherd Wellness Center. Jefferson’s winning team point total was […]

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Jefferson’s Price to run at Va. Tech

Last Wednesday was the day high school and junior college athletes could sign a binding letter of intent to attend NCAA colleges. Many football players signing with Division I programs sport baseball caps from the schools and have their families nearby to witness the ceremony. But other athletes from other sports also sign binding letters […]

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Rebounds, defense lift Pats past Warriors

Washington coach Don Bullett could check off the good things that his boys team accomplished in stopping visiting Sherando High, 58-41, on Friday night. The Patriots had 17 more rebounds than the Warriors, then 14-7 overall with the loss. Bullett’s team made eight three-point field goals in the second half where Washington outscored Sherando by […]

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HEDGESVILLE — The only Sectional team to master Washington has been Martinsburg. The Patriots have twice tamed Hedgesville and thumped Musselman as well. Last Tuesday, Washington downed Hedgesville, 63-54, to give it a 2-0 record against the Eagles. Getting the best of the other four Sectional teams during the regular season is important. When it […]

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Some time this late winter/spring a sign with the simple date “2012″ will be placed alongside the dates “2004″ and “2009″ on the facing of the utility building in deepest left field at Shepherd’s Fairfax Field baseball facility. The “2012″ will indicate Shepherd’s latest WVIAC baseball championship. The other two dates were also years in […]

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McCarty: young coach on the rise

Just four years ago, Matt McCarty was pitching and playing shortstop for the Shepherd Rams as the team tried to win the 2009 WVIAC baseball tournament championship during a rainy weekend in Johnstown, Pa. Point Stadium had an artificial turf field, so the tournament progressed along to the final game where the Rams got the […]

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Jefferson High seniors Rynal Newman, Geoff Walker, and Darrod Doleman signed NCAA national letters of intent to play football at colleges within the state of West Virginia. Newman was a defensive back/running back for the Cougars. He signed his letter to attend Alderson-Broaddus in Philippi. The Battlers fielded a football team for the first time […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Like the thick clouds of dust that blotted the Oklahoma sun during the Dust Bowl era, the people there knew what was coming. When Martinsburg brought its twice-beaten basketball team to play at Jefferson, everybody associated with the game knew what was coming. Martinsburg would pressure Jefferson. Pressure Jefferson fullcourt until the […]

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When visiting Hedgesville outscored Washington by 14 points in the second quarter, that deep imprint made all the difference in world at the end where the Lady Eagles had a 66-58 win over homestanding Washington. The Lady Eagles did so well with their pressure in the second quarter that they had taken a 30-20 lead […]

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