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Of the dozen, the 1999 team shone the brightest

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- There won't be any Baker's Dozen celebrated at Sager Field this year.The 2020 baseball season never had a chance to get underway at Jefferson High School. A pandemic that roared its way from China to every corner of the world forced a cancellation of the season.Jefferson has 12 ...

Former Jefferson players see college season cut short

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Paul Witt and Austin Bulman were the two former Jefferson High School baseball players going through their spring paces at NCAA Division I schools. Taylor Tennant and Jordan Trunnel were pitching at the Division II level. Alex Tennant was enjoying a prosperous season as a ...

This spring comes a little early on the Appalachian Trail

SHEPHERDSTOWN - Spring is here. The greenery is welcome, and the plants producing flowers and colors have come back a little earlier on the calendar than in most years. Pink Lady Slippers, the white of Trillium and the dainty blue bells are proving to be a respite from the uncertainty and ...

Rose, Walsh give Jefferson some pitching experience

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Wet grounds, a steady rain, numbing nightime temperatures and a weather prediction that says be ready for falling weather are all causes for baseball games to be postponed or even cancelled.Now comes the coronavirus spreading out of China, and no team has a tarpaulin or wind ...

Jefferson, Washington, battle for basket in Sectional

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Daion Taylor kept Jefferson in the game with his drives to the basket. Next, Cyrus Murray drives past the Washington defense as the Washington coach looks on. Finally, Jaden Butts, applying pressure, as Jefferson used pressure to bring the game close in the fourth quarter.

2019-2020 MAC Champions

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherdstown Middle School's boys basketball team were announced as undefeated MAC Champions in their 2019-2020 year. Kylan Johnson (1), Shepherdstown Middle point guard, meets resistance in the Middle School Basketball Championship against Wildwood Middle.

Region II victory

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Jefferson High School became the Region II, Section 2 Champions for 2020 in its game on Friday. Jefferson defeats Hampshire is a replay of the 2019 sectional championship. Next, Jefferson's Catrina Myers (12) drives to the basket in Jefferson's sectional victory over Hampshire. ...

Jefferson closes with seven losses in last eight games

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- The down-trending Jefferson High boys basketball team closed out the regular season portion of its 2019-20 season with seven losses in the last eight games to post a 10-12 record.Even though it lost one of those seven games to county rival Washington, Jefferson was seeded ...

Jefferson loses to Washington

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Jaden Butts splits a double team in the loss to Washington. Second, Jefferson High School's Daion Taylor, with an acrobatic drive to the basket, is met by a Washington defender. Third, Jefferson used pressure to close a double digit deficit at halftime. Cyrus Murray and Will ...

Turner gets gold, Jefferson teams sixth and ninth

MORGANTOWN -- From a individual standpoint, Jefferson swimmer Chris Turner had the most distinguished state meet of any Eastern Panhandle athlete when he won the 100 freestyle and placed second in the 50 freestyle last week in Morgantown.Turner's point total helped the Cougars to finish sixth ...