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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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The Potomac Valley Conference has selected 16 players to its all-conference first-team offense and another 16 players to its all-conference first-team defense. The backs on the offense were Justin Clinton (Martinsburg), Gary Awkard (Martinsburg), Colin Gustines (Washington), Josh Ferguson (Musselman), and Caleb Dembeck (Musselman). The receivers were Cedric Brown (Martinsburg), Geoffrey Walker (Jefferson), Darrin Zombro […]

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BERKELEY SPRINGS — Jefferson finished ninth in the 14-team field that comprised the annual Max Horz wrestling tournament. The event was won by Loudoun County with 177.50 points. Handley was second with 157, followed by Independence (148) and James Wood (147). Jefferson finished with 71 points and had its best finish from Chris Yenchko, who […]

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The West Virginia Sports Writers Association placed Jefferson’s Kiersten Barnholt on its Class AAA girl’s soccer all-state second team. The organization also selected Jefferson’s Rachel Ransom and Washington’s Kylie Nelson to its “honorable mention” list. The 13-player first-team had Erika Yohn, Maggie Snively, and Makayla Schmidt of Morgantown High, Charlie Lucente and Hayley Claudio of […]

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Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy goes to the Army-Navy winner

This season, the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy goes to the winner of annual Army vs. Navy football game. The corps comes on to the green at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The brigade follows and fills the area with platoons from goal line to goal line. From the U.S. Military Academy in West Point come the cadets […]

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At the annual football banquet held this past weekend, Washington High gave out five individual awards to some of its players. Receiving the new award named for Coach Mike Grant was Tony Vazquez. The Offensive Player of the Year was Dante’ Washington. Zane Bradbury was selected for the Heart and Hustle Award. The Lineman of […]

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