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County fireworks show: Jefferson outlasts Washington

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Defeat Washington at the very end. Insert again. Go toe-to-toe with the county rival once more. Press the "repeat" button on the printer, and come out with a 32-29 win over the Patriots. That was the plan of attack followed by Jefferson last Friday in a hurriedly scheduled ...

More high school athletes face disappointment over lost seasons

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Last spring, the six high schools in Jefferson and Berkeley County were forced to cancel all the softball, girls tennis, boys tennis, baseball, girls track and field and boys track and field seasons. The culprit causing the wholesale disappointments was the coronavirus. Those ...

Keyser proves Tornado tough

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- We've all heard the age-old axiom, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." The Keyser High football team slightly altered that bromide when it went with, "If at first you do succeed, just keep on doing the same thing". After losing to Point Pleasant in its previous ...

Fluctuations dominate WVU basketball news

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The "Backyard Brawl" won't be played this men's basketball season. Neither will much of the original 2020-2021 schedule, courtesy of the COVID-19 virus and the roaring inroads the disease is still making. West Virginia and Pittsburgh won't play this season, but games between ...

Scoring early, Jefferson holds off University

MORGANTOWN -- Facing a fifth-straight opponent, which was unbeaten up to its game against Jefferson High School, the road-show Cougars scored early and then kept University High School at bay in stopping the homestanding Hawks, 14-13, in distant Morgantown. The Cougars opened the season ...