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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

Diminutive Wallace not short in football record book

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherd has lifted gifted athletes from southern Maryland like crabbers have snatched those delicious sea critters from the Chesapeake Bay.For one year it appeared as if the Rams had missed out on a shifty, make-'em-miss running back from smalltown Lusby.At 5-foot-7, 175 ...

Palamar entertained teammates, his students and colleagues

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Tom Palamar appeared to be about as uncomplicated as a joyous, first-year golfer is after scoring a hole-in-one.Coming to Shepherd College after graduating from Rahway (New Jersey) High School in 1953, the athletic Palamar began his long service of making those around him ...

Jefferson grad Witt signs with Nationals

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Paul Witt was a four-year starter with Jefferson High School's baseball team. In both his junior and senior seasons, the Cougars were crowned state champions with wins over Nitro in Charleston at Appalachian Power Park. After his senior season in 2016, Witt was named the best ...

Inaugural Negro League Celebration

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- The Black Diamond Baseball Foundation and Jefferson County Little League hosted the Inaugural Negro League Celebration showcase game at the Jefferson County Little League field in Shenandoah Junction on Saturday night. The game followed a preliminary ceremony, honoring ...