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Cougars leave PVC runners in their wake

MARTINSBURG — With senior Ryan Graf and junior Andrew Milliron again leading the charge, Jefferson’s boys cross country team placed four of its runners in the top five finishers to run away from the other four teams entered in last week’s Potomac Valley Conference meet that was held at the Poor House Farm Park course. […]

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Patriots win 2 behind Newhouse’s return

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — With the regular season almost gone, Washington and Jefferson played their second boy’s soccer match of the season. Although there was little scoring in the 1-1 tie, several players emerged as leading lights with their play. Freshman goalkeeper Becker Junkin wouldn’t allow Jefferson to pass him for much of the match. With […]

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Defense can’t save Rams in 1-point loss to West Liberty

WEST LIBERTY — Despite having its defense close down West Liberty’s ground offense and keeping the thrice-beaten Hilltoppers to only 12 first downs, Shepherd simply could not generate enough points to keep its WVIAC record spotless. The Rams had the Hilltoppers take a Bobby Cooper-thrown interception back for one of the two West Liberty scores […]

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Saturday evening will mark the 26th annual running of the West Virginia Breeders’ Classic … and that $500,000 stakes event at one mile-and-one-eighth will be the final race on a card filled with eight other stakes races. The James W. Casey trainee, Russell Road, was the 2011 West Virginia Breeders’ Classic winner and is a […]

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With the one-point loss at West Liberty, Shepherd’s season now becomes a slippery slide home. The 17-16 loss to the Hilltoppers brought several teams back into the WVIAC race for the league championship and berth in the NCAA Division II Regional playoffs. Shepherd’s misfortune at West Liberty is the other contenders’ — primarily Charleston, Glenville, […]

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The 26th annual West Virginia Breakfast of Champions will welcome special guests Chris McCarron, Carl Nafzger, King T. Leatherbury and the long list of former Washington Redskins players that normally attend. McCarron is a Hall of Fame jockey whose credentials include 7,141 wins, six Triple Crown wins, and nine Breeders’ Cup wins. McCarron won five […]

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Kansas State was once the weakest team in all of major college football. Now it’s one of the most lethal — call the scourge of Manhattan the “Purple Rain” or call the Wildcats the No. 4 team in the country. And also call them a real threat to play in the national championship game with […]

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Complete half moves Shepherd along

SHEPHERDSTOWN — A large Homecoming gathering of 6,113 was able to enjoy the second half of Shepherd’s 37-6 conference win over West Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday. Those in attendance who had returned to the construction-busy campus for the first time this season saw several features return to the Shepherd offense for the first time this […]

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Now halfway through its conference schedule, Shepherd must next travel nearly five hours to the crest-of-the-hill stadium of league rival West Liberty. The field is perched on flat ground that is so limited that bleachers can be placed on only one sideline … and right behind the Shepherd bench is a chainlink fence that sits […]

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Cougars blank Musselman, Buckhannon in boys soccer

Jefferson recovered sufficiently from an unusual loss to Martinsburg to post consecutive boys soccer wins over Musselman and Buckhannon. The Cougars blanked the Applemen, 3-0, last Thursday at home and followed that success with a 3-0 shutout win over Buckhannon on Saturday. In the win over Buckhannon, Brett Stuart had the first goal about 15 […]

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