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Basketball/baseball Division I college athletes are no more

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Before being troubled by the coronavirus, major college basketball seasons began in mid-October and were completed by the first weekend in April. College baseball seasons showed the first games in early February and were completed in the College World Series in mid-June.The ...

A different kind of ‘Silent Spring’

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Robins bob along on the infield grass listening for worms. Dandelions in the outfield are safe from the shuffling feet of the seven-year-olds.There are no loud reports from the starting pistols of coaches sending off their sprinters in 100-meter dashes. Major League baseball ...

WVSSAC calls for four basketball classifications

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission (WVSSAC) will put in place a four-classification basketball system when the sport commences anew in the 2020-2021 school year.All the schools in both Berkeley and Jefferson counties will be placed in the newly ...

WVSSAC calls for four basketball classifications

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission (WVSSAC) will put in place a four-classification basketball system when the sport commences anew in the 2020-2021 school year.All the schools in both Berkeley and Jefferson counties will be placed in the newly ...

Mountaineers see Sooners in Big 12 tournament

MORGANTOWN -- Kansas City is a comfortable home away from home for the Kansas Jayhawks. And Kansas City is the venue where this week's Big 12 Conference tournament will be played.The Jayhawks will be the tournament favorite, coming in with just three losses, the league's regular season title ...

Regionals lead to Jefferson loss, 55-49

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Jordan Carr and Macie Chrisman battle for the rebound in Jefferson's loss to Spring Mills the Regional basketball game played at Jefferson on March 3. Next, Jordan Carr puts up a shot against Spring Mills. Finally, Ashtin Hoover (4), Catrina Myers (background), and Jordan Carr ...

Shepherd has smooth sailing in North Carolina

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherd's final week of tuneups for its inaugural PSAC baseball season was rewarded with four straight wins.In two of the games -- both against West Division teams from the PSAC -- the Rams had stellar pitching to edge Mercyhurst, 4-2, and blank California, 1-0. Mercyhurst was ...

Shepherd softball tries to plow new fields

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After reaching the Atlantic Region tournament with a much-experienced lineup last season, the Shepherd women's softball team will have something of an unfamiliar look this year.Some longtime starters that were seniors in 2019 have to be effectively replaced if the Rams are to ...

Shepherd battles, beats Frostburg, 8-5

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Right Fielder Daniel Keer (15) tracks down a fly ball, during its game against Frostburg State University on Sunday. Next, Steve Bowley (27) picked up the win as the Rams won 8-5 in the second game of Sunday's double header. Finally, Center Fielder Jared Carr (6) is put out ...

Large crowd cheers Rams’ 20th win

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A delighted crowd announced at 841 noisily cheered Shepherd's 91-53 Senior Day win over Mansfield as the women posted their 20th win of the season last Saturday at the simmering Butcher Center.In moving its record to 20-8 and closing out the regular season on a high note, the ...