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Touchdown twins

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Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey are West Virginia University’s “Touchdown Twins.” Fraternal twins that is because Austin stands only 5-foot-9 and is listed at 174 pounds and Bailey is 5-foot-10 and a weightier 188 pounds. Both the wide receivers have left opponents wondering how to best deal with their dizzying statistics and touchdown exploits. Bailey, […]

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Rams stay atop WVIAC

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Rams stay atop WVIAC

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd worked enough magic in the last few minutes of the opening half and then used the foul line to its advantage in the second half to stave off Davis & Elkins, 90-81, in a WVIAC men’s basketball game on Saturday at the Butcher Center. The Rams trailed by a point with six […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — It seemed like Shippensburg just wouldn’t go away. Shepherd was getting the best of balanced scoring from all five of its starters, but the Red Raiders were only three points behind with about seven minutes to play. It was then that the Rams decked the red-clad visitors with a 17-1 run that didn’t […]

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STEPHENS CITY, Va. — Outscoring visiting Washington High by 19 points in the middle two quarters, Sherando defeated the Patriot girls, 72-59, last Wednesday. The Lady Warriors were 2-0 with the 13-point win and Washington was 1-3. Sherando only had a one-point lead after the first quarter but then went on a scoring tear in […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — Keegan Simmons and Luisa Holland had winning individual performances in their respective divisions at the Sweet Inspirations Invitational swim meet held on Saturday at the Shepherd Wellness Center. Simmons’ wins in the 200 individual medley and the 100 backstroke were spliced together with his role on the winning 200 medley relay team to […]

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STEPHENS CITY, Va. — Washington scored 48 points in the second half to overcome a short halftime deficit in defeating Sherando, 84-78. It was Washington’s season opener while the Warriors went to 1-1. Trailing, 40-36, at halftime, the Patriots produced a 25-point third quarter and followed that with a 23-point fourth quarter to hold off […]

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Cougars lose opener

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Cougars lose opener

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — It was inauspicious beginning to Jefferson High coach Richard Lewis’ first game. And it was an inauspicious closing as well. Lewis, in his first season as the Cougars’ head coach, had to watch as Millbrook began the game shooting two free throws because a technical foul had been assessed Jefferson. And after […]

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Musselman dominated the All-Potomac Valley Conference volleyball team with three selections — Taylor Lord, Corisha Smith, and Kaitlin Ferretti. Hedgesville’s two picks were Kaitlyn Semler and Cassidy Ferrari. Beata Leinhard was Washington’s representative and Martinsburg’s Karli Boober rounded out the first team. Placed on the second-team were Amber Curry (Washington), Megan Hovis and Molly Langland […]

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CHARLESTON — Brooke repeated as the Class AAA cheerleading state winner, besting runner-up Logan by fewer than four points. Brooke had 347.2 points. Jefferson finished fifth in the eight-school field. The Cougars had 308.75 points and were behind Riverside and Lewis County as well as the top two squads. Robert Byrd was the Class AA […]

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BOWIE, Md. — Cold-shooting Shepherd fell to homestanding Bowie State, 70-56, in a women’s basketball game played last Thursday in Maryland. The Lady Rams shot only 26 percent from the field and fell behind by 18 points by halftime and then made only 10-of-39 field goal attempts in the second half. Shepherd was 2-3 overall […]

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