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Father and son: The name is Jarrod West

SHEPHERDTOWN -- Very little was known about Jarrod West, when he came from Natchez, Miss. to play basketball for West Virginia in the late 1990s. He had not made much of a splash in his home state, and at 5-foot-11, he didn't cast much of a shadow in the spacious Coliseum. He was personable ...

Shepherd brings back cross country as a team sport

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Cross country was last a team sport at Shepherd back in 2003. On Sunday in Indiana, Pa., there was a re-introduction of the sport by both a Rams' men's team and women's team. The host, Indiana RedHawks, won the men's division, with second, third, fourth, sixth and seventh ...

Baseball: That outdoor memory maker

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Grass is still wearing its dull winter coloring. Where the sun shines with a warming smile in a place like Kissimmee, Fla., Tempe, Ariz. or Sarasota, Fla. The aromatic smells of sizzling hot dogs, freshly popped corn and bratwurst are still just memories from the 2019 ...

Shepherd football signs 12 recruits

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Optimistic! There have been no football games showcased at Shepherd University since the close of the 2019 season. Shepherd's conference -- the PSAC -- cancelled the 2020 fall season after much consideration and trying to draft some sort of schedule for its schools. At ...

After stellar first pro season, Doyle readies for the 2021 summer

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After outfielder Brenton Doyle finished off his rousing entry season into professional baseball in 2019 by hitting about .460 in August and then over .600 in five playoff games for Grand Junction in the Pioneer League, the parent Colorado Rockies could be excused for gushing ...

Baseball no longer overlooked at WVU

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- What sort of competition will WVU see when the baseball season commences in the Big 12? To answer that, you have to look at where two polls place the now-ready Mountaineers. A preseason poll reckons WVU will finish sixth in the Big 12, where Texas Tech, TCU and Texas are ...

Familiar pitchers return to Shepherd

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- There is a considerably different look to college baseball this season. Rosters can be larger, and many leagues have down-sized the number of games schools can play. At Shepherd, there is a considerable group of holdovers from the 2020 season that was halted in early March. ...