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Six touchdowns get Cougars past Greenbrier East

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- After sparring with Greenbrier East through the first half of last Friday's football game in Shenandoah Junction, Jefferson scored four second-half touchdowns to get away from the Spartans and post a 42-23 win to move to tonight's game at Spring Mills with a 1-1 ...

West Virginia adds 11 more to Athletic Hall of Fame

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- West Virginia University has selected 11 more athletes or coaches to its Athletic Hall of Fame. Men's basketball players honored with their selection were Da'Sean Butler and Tony Robertson. Football players brought to the Hall were Dick Leftridge and Ron Wolfley. Jedd Gyorko ...

Applemen flourish in defeating Jefferson

INWOOD -- Carrying both the state of West Virginia flag and the flag of the United States when its players tumbled on to the playing field at Jefferson, Musselman took only 21 seconds to score its first points in what became a 49-6 season-opening win for the experienced Applemen. Bounced out ...

Blurred season gets some focus at WVU

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After so many alterations, forced changes and unforeseen happenings in its football pre-season, West Virginia will finally get to begin its 2020 campaign with little fanfare and little noise when it reaches the opener on Saturday at eerily quiet Puskar Stadium at noon against ...

Durable and effective was right-hander Charley Miller

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Durable. Competitive. Resilient. And trustworthy. Who ever heard of a professional minor league baseball player who plied his trade for 12 seasons (interrupted by a two-year stint in the military) and pitched a total of 2,156 innings, before retiring at age 33 after toiling ...

Kentucky colonel: Tiz the Law

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- In Kentucky, all is right with the world. From Paducah to Middlesboro and from Covington to Harlan County, the state's populace is properly agog because the near-earthquake events that moved the Kentucky Derby on the calendar from the first Saturday in May to the first ...

Revamped schedule awaits football Cougars

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The state of Virginia has cancelled the 2020 high school football season. Washington County in Maryland has done the same. With the likes of Millbrook, Sherando, Dominion, Heritage and South Hagerstown all removed from Jefferson High School's original schedule, the football ...

Boyd, Hanna were early Shepherd athletic leaders

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- There was very little recruiting because Shepherd University athletics had little funds for such an activity. Shepherd teams had players from mostly nearby communities and crossroads areas not far removed from Shepherdstown. Athletes were more interested in becoming graduate ...

‘Cat’ takes his ‘small ball’ into retirement

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- From his high school days at Montevideo High in Virginia to his unrequited last season at Waynesboro High in Pennsylvania, baseball coach Greg Chandler was as much perpetual motion as he was strategist.Always a man in motion and with energy spilling out of his uniform, Chandler ...