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Beeler, Brown, Purtell, Seymour slay Red Raiders in Shepherd sweep

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd and West Chester remained unbeaten in the PSAC East softball division last weekend. Sweeping consecutive doubleheaders from Shippensburg, Shepherd moved its nationally recognized overall record to 14-1 and now has a 10-0 PSAC record. West Chester, which has far fewer ...

Bevy of hitters, strike-throwing pitchers launch softball Rams

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Scan Shepherd’s softball roster after a smooth-as-silk beginning to the 2021 season and you’ll find a lengthy list of names who are contributing to the team’s 10-1 overall record, which includes a 6-0 start to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference schedule. After ...

Even the plowed cornfields in Indiana are scenic this year

SHEPHERDSTOWN — It was all taken away in 2020. The NCAA basketball tournament had to be abandoned. Will that make it more tasteful and more treasured this year? Or will the pairing with Morehead State be disregarded and left for somebody else to worry about on Friday at about 9:50 p.m. when ...

Kansas City: Road not paved with gold for Mountaineers

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Dorothy and Toto are not on this road to Kansas City. It’s more likely West Virginia’s Mountaineers will encounter a tornado or the Wicked Witch, instead of any gold pavement, when they embroil themselves in this week’s Big 12 Conference basketball tournament. The ...

Shepherd introduces women’s basketball season

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The first time the Shepherd women stepped on the basketball court for competition against another team this semester was in Lynchburg, Va., against the Division I Liberty Flames. It was billed as an exhibition game, and the NCAA Division II Rams fell by only eight points to a ...

Shepherd gets back to softball after curtailed 2020 season

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As was the case all over the virus-victimized country, the Shepherd softball Rams had their 2020 season ended weeks before it was scheduled to end with a possible return to an NCAA Regional tournament. Only 10 games were played and the Rams couldn't properly introduce ...

Father and son: The name is Jarrod West

SHEPHERDTOWN -- Very little was known about Jarrod West, when he came from Natchez, Miss. to play basketball for West Virginia in the late 1990s. He had not made much of a splash in his home state, and at 5-foot-11, he didn't cast much of a shadow in the spacious Coliseum. He was personable ...

Shepherd brings back cross country as a team sport

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Cross country was last a team sport at Shepherd back in 2003. On Sunday in Indiana, Pa., there was a re-introduction of the sport by both a Rams' men's team and women's team. The host, Indiana RedHawks, won the men's division, with second, third, fourth, sixth and seventh ...