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Shepherd football signs 12 recruits

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Optimistic! There have been no football games showcased at Shepherd University since the close of the 2019 season. Shepherd's conference -- the PSAC -- cancelled the 2020 fall season after much consideration and trying to draft some sort of schedule for its schools. At ...

After stellar first pro season, Doyle readies for the 2021 summer

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After outfielder Brenton Doyle finished off his rousing entry season into professional baseball in 2019 by hitting about .460 in August and then over .600 in five playoff games for Grand Junction in the Pioneer League, the parent Colorado Rockies could be excused for gushing ...

Baseball no longer overlooked at WVU

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- What sort of competition will WVU see when the baseball season commences in the Big 12? To answer that, you have to look at where two polls place the now-ready Mountaineers. A preseason poll reckons WVU will finish sixth in the Big 12, where Texas Tech, TCU and Texas are ...

Familiar pitchers return to Shepherd

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- There is a considerably different look to college baseball this season. Rosters can be larger, and many leagues have down-sized the number of games schools can play. At Shepherd, there is a considerable group of holdovers from the 2020 season that was halted in early March. ...

2007 Huntington Highlanders: West Virginia’s best-ever team

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- There have been undefeated teams that sailed through West Virginia's high school basketball winters. There was once a swath of seasons where Northfork High School won eight-straight state championships. Legendary coaches Boyd Jennings (Northfork), Dave Barksdale (Beckley ...

WVU makes productive return to court

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The public will have to be satisfied with another televised rendition of Mountaineer basketball, when the non-conference game against Florida is here. There will be about 1,000 people to dust off the seats in the Coliseum, but only relatives of the players and coaches, a few ...

Rousing completion of Beilein’s final season at WVU

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- What had been a much-applauded beginning to WVU's 2006-2007 basketball seemed to fizzle out, when the John Beilein-coached Mountaineers lost in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament. A 13-1 record at one time, it had been dimmed to 22-9 by the time Louisville dunked ...

Still making ‘3’s’: Former WVU guard Ruoff plays on at age 34

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- One of the most intelligent basketball players ever to play at West Virginia, 34-year-old Alex Ruoff is still throwing in three-point field goals in a professional league in Germany. Ruoff played for two seasons, when Coach John Beilein was leading the Mountaineer fortunes; ...