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Cougars spotlighted in Region 2 track and field victories

SHEPHERDSTOWN — If you were sitting in the sun-bleached stands at Spring Mills High, waiting for a Jefferson athlete or relay team to gain some needed points in the Class AAA, Region 2 track and field meet last Friday, you didn’t have to do much more than stare down at the all-weather track ...

Will youth be served at Region II track and field meet?

SHEPHERDSTOWN — If a coach is young and filled with ideas and energy in equal doses, he might prefer to surround himself with tender-aged athletes whose enthusiasm and work-all-day attitudes mirror his personality. If the track and field coach is a little long in the tooth and has heard his ...

A tale told of two pitchers with completely different stories

SHEPHERDSTOWN — When at Jefferson High School, Dylan McCartney was the perfect player to coach. His ego couldn’t even be found with a microscope. He just wanted to play wherever he was needed and to please everybody he saw. As a defensive catcher, he had few peers. His fundamentals were ...

A dozen down: Cougars jump out to 12-0 start

SHEPHERDSTOWN — As per usual in the last calendar year, the unknowns have outnumbered the knowns. Postponements, cancellations, weather-related changes and, of course, the plague of the coronavirus pandemic. Per usual. The new world of changing athletic schedules has almost become ...

Cougars land safely past virus; play in state tourney

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Over the mountains. Through the woods. To the Charleston Civic Center for the Class AAAA boys state basketball tournament goes the Jefferson High boys team. Dodging the coronavirus at every turn, Jefferson dispatched both Washington and Musselman in its Sectional tournament ...