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  1. JHS hoping to leave no doubt about seedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Now the Cougars boys' basketball team enters the home stretch of its season with a chance to win out and hopefully nab the top seed in the postseason conference tournament. Sophomore guard Jahlil Jenkins put together back-to-back impressive efforts this past week as Jefferson earned a pair of victories to extend its winning streak to three, casting the memory of three losses in four games earlier this season farther into the past.

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  2. Jefferson girls look to extend winning streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    But the Jefferson girls basketball program has a few tasks to take care of before Thursday night's rematch against league-leading Martinsburg. First on the docket was last week's away game at Spring Mills - an eventual victory.

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  3. Cougars eye rebound after tough weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    It goes without saying that Jefferson coach Richard Lewis certainly would have liked for his basketball team to win a few more games during the first half of the season. Last week, Jefferson book-ended a victory against Musselman with its first conference loss of the season against Martinsburg and later a non-league defeat by Norfolk Collegiate .

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  4. Baby steps: With tiny Oliver growing stronger, friends lend family a handRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Amii and Guy Fritz, the owners of German Street's Up on the Hill, do more than sell cloth diapers and earth-friendly toys and body products. They make friends.

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  5. Brown facing two charges in fatal November crashRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A Martinsburg man is free on $50,000 bond after his arrest in a fatal Nov. 1 car crash in Jefferson County. Joshua D. Brown, 27, faces two felony charges in the three-car crash which killed Nelson Robinson Sr., an 87-year-old Army veteran from Shepherdstown.

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  6. Cougars' girls, boys sweep first meet of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Jefferson junior Mia Holland, pictured Nov. 22 during a three-way meet against Martinsburg and Hedgesville, swam well over the holiday break, including second and third-place finishes during a 17-school invitational meet in Pennsylvania. Holland was on the winning end of all four events she participated in Saturday at Shepherd University, including as part of two relays that helped the Cougars earn dominating overall victories over Hampshire and Hedgesville.

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  7. JHS' girls make mark with initial State rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Jefferson girls' basketball coach Chris Custer loaded his team's early season nonconference schedule with stiff competition to help him determine what the Cougars needed to work on to compete at the highest levels. His assessment: free throw shooting and taking care of the basketball.

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  8. Cougars debut at No. 9 in state AP pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Jefferson boys basketball coach Richard Lewis acknowledged shortly after the season began that one of his team's goal was to crack the top 10 in the state rankings and cement itself as a force to reckon with. The first part of that wish list has been accomplished.

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  9. No bad heir daysRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    It's not unusual for people to spend decades building a family farm, store or other business, then begin to wonder who'll take over once they retire or pass away, explains an expert behind a free workshop planned for next month. "Transition planning is an extremely underutilized practice," said Michael Harman, a West Virginia University Cooperative Extension Service agent in Kearneysville.

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  10. A League of his ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    This photo taken by Charles Town photographer John League shows union leader Bill Blizzard at bat in 1922. Martinsburg resident Suzanne Miller-Loizos recently uncovered the photo, which shows the Goetz Harness Co.

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  11. Out&aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    With three lead vocalists plus a four-piece horn section, Funktion 11 will be the star attraction tonight at the New Year's Eve celebration at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races' new 1,200-seat Event Center. A dance party will feature Funktion 11, an 11-piece band playing everything soul, hip-hop, rock and more.

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  12. Cougars respond to first loss with pair of victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Richard Lewis has made a point of scheduling strong opposition early on during the season to test his basketball team. For the most part, the Jefferson Cougars have risen to the occasion.

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  13. Gardner, Holland lead JHS girls to sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Jefferson senior Bryan Wiercioch, sophomore Kaelyn Gardner and junior Mia Holland won two individual events apiece as the Cougars' boys and girls swim teams combined to sweep a four-way meet Saturday at Shepherd University. Wiercioch won the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle as the boys topped Eastern Panhandle Athletic Conference rivals Martinsburg and Musselman, but fell to Clarke County .

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  14. Wiercioch, Hoffman, Simmons pace Cougars programs to large victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Jefferson senior Bryan Wiercioch, junior Destiny Hoffman and freshman Lily Simmons each earned a pair of individual victories as the Cougars' boys and girls programs continued their successful march through the early stages of the high school swimming season. Wiercioch earned victories in the 200 individual medley and 100 butterfly as Jefferson overwhelmingly defeated Hedgesville, Martinsburg and Brunswick during a four-way meet on Saturday at Shepherd University.

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  15. Custer has Jefferson on cusp of contentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    No more, zone, zone, zone. How about a little trap? How about some press? It's time to mix it up a bit.

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  16. Bids OK'd for new bus garageRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Two bids were awarded Monday night by the Jefferson County Board of Education that will move forward plans for a new school bus garage, replacing the Shenandoah Junction facility that's more than 40 years old. School board president Scott Sudduth said he was pleased that the project will be funded with no cost to taxpayers.

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  17. Ruland's RAI Properties gets $300,000 in civil suitRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Northern Virginia businessman Patrick Petersen has been ordered in Jefferson County Circuit Court to pay his former landlord more than $300,000. The court on Monday awarded RAI Properties LLC of Ranson $167,000 in direct damage and $167,000 in punitive damage, according to managing partner Jim Ruland.

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  18. Full steam aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Jefferson swimming coach Glenn Edwards makes a habit of shuffling his lineup throughout the season, keeping his teams fresh with an eye on developing the best possible groupings. That formula has proven to be quite successful in recent years, as the Cougars girls' program has won consecutive regional championships while the boys finished undefeated in dual matches a year ago.

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  19. Putting Ebola in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Area residents will hear the latest about the Ebola epidemic as Jefferson County Health Department's medical director speaks to a group here this afternoon and a Martinsburg hospital hosts a seminar tonight. Dr. David Didden, who has a family medicine practice in Shepherdstown and also serves as the health department's part-time medical officer, will be the featured speaker at today's Jefferson County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management luncheon at The Anvil restaurant.

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  20. Martinsburg overpowers Jefferson with second half routRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Junior Christian Johnson and senior Andrew King scored second-quarter touchdowns and the Cougars briefly led the Bulldogs by two points in the waning moments of the first half. Jefferson senior Will Ransom and junior Shaquan Kelly tackle Martinsburg senior Deamonte Lindsay on Friday during the Bulldogs 51-12 victory in Shenandoah Junction.

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