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Shepherd brushes past Gannon

SHEPHERDSTOWN — A welcomed breeze coming off nearby Lake Erie. A business-like 56-26 downing of homestanding Gannon by Shepherd. Counting the offensive yardage in the comfortable aftermath. Nice to be back to playing PSAC football again. And immediately into deeper waters and seeing a more ...

Shepherd doesn’t break in winning season opener

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd found playmakers enough to withstand the constant pressure applied by Ohio Dominican in its football opener staged in Columbus, Ohio on Sept. 2. After the homestanding Panthers struck first for a 7-0 lead, the Rams continuously used an effective pass offense to ...

Rugged schedule awaits Rams in gridiron return

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Football isn’t just brute force or winning with a “hit somebody” mindset. Speed, quickness, experience and athleticism win more college games than do all the 6-foot-5,300-pound immobile linemen in captivity. After not playing any games in the fall of 2020, Shepherd did ...

Cater coaching prowess could be enshrined in college hall of fame

SHEPHERDSTOWN — The College Football Hall of Fame could be the next stop for retired Shepherd football coach Monte Cater. That’s the same Hall that has Paul “Bear” Bryant, Bobby Bowden and Bobby Dodd — three southern coaching legends who did so much winning that stadiums were named ...

After season-closing sprint, Gonzalez heads to Davis & Elkins College

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Elkins is located about as far away from “baseball weather” as any way station can be. It’s in the hills of Randolph County and it seems to always wait on spring to decide to come forth from the snow-covered leaves and take hold at Harpertown Field on the campus at Davis ...

Former Mountaineer Nichols gets head coaching job at Radford

SHEPHERDSTOWN — It wasn’t a barbaric trip from Radford (Va.) High School to West Virginia University for basketball player Darris Nichols. But it’s been a typically long route back to Radford University for the still-youthful basketball coach. Nichols, who played for both John Beilein ...

Seven selected for WVU Hall of Fame

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Seven West Virginia University athletes from four different sports are the latest inductees into the university’s Sports Hall of Fame. Named to this year’s list of Hall of Fame luminaries are three football standouts — running back Noel Devine, linebacker Dale Farley ...

Any Mountaineer magic to appear in 2021 season?

SHEPHERDSTOWN — After defeating a Brave Old Army Team with a nifty bowl comeback to complete the muddled 2020 season, what will be ahead from the fast-approaching West Virginia University football schedule? The newly instituted “transfer portal” has seen departures away from Morgantown ...

Wolf, Bergert, Carr lead list of baseball draftees

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Reduced to 20 rounds this year, the Major League Baseball draft of amateur players was held from July 11-13 and was welcomed news for five players either from West Virginia University or Shepherd University. The player receiving the best news and the largest bonus if he signs ...