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Shepherd's Steele wins weekly honor

September 13, 2009

COLLEGE FOOTBALL



PRINCETON, W.Va. -- Shepherd University's Deante Steele was named WVIAC Special Teams Player of the Week after returning two kicks for touchdown on Saturday in the Rams' 27-14 win over Fairmont State.

Steele, a 2008 Division II All-American, returned the opening kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown and followed that with a 70-yard punt return for score to help the Rams build a quick 13-0 lead. He also added two more punt returns for 31 yards to end the afternoon with 101 yards on three tries.

HORSE RACING



Green Suede Shoes scores victory

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Green Suede Shoes established himself as the horse to beat in the $140,000 West Virginia Dash for Cash Breeders' Classic on Oct. 17 with his convincing 2 1/2-length victory in the It's Only Money Stakes on Saturday night at Charles Town Races & Slots.  

 The five-year-old son of Meadow Monster maintained a clear lead from start to finish, winning in :50.96 for the 4 1/2 furlongs. Gabriel's Smile finished second, while favored Nay's Tap checked in third.

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AUTO RACING



Winters wins Hub City 100

Marvin Winters scored his second win in three years, both in the last five weeks, on Saturday with a flag-to-flag, 50-lap victory in the 35th Annual Hub City 100 at Hagerstown Speedway.

"This has to be my number one win," Winters said of his career 23rd win. "It's great to get a big win like this, especially driving Tex Shaffer's car. He's been a great guy to drive for."

Winters, of McConnellsburg, Pa., earned his 23rd career victory by holding off the challenges of Andy Anderson, Ronnie DeHaven Jr., and Dan Stone to maintain more than a one-second lead through three cautions and restarts through the first 25 laps.

Winters continued on to take the $5,000 win by .69 seconds over Stone.

Chad Criswell, of Martinsburg, W.Va., saved his best move for last as he gained the lead in the final two laps to win the 50-lap super sportsman race for his fourth victory of the season.

Criswell passed Jason Fry, who assumed the lead on lap 11, on the 48th lap to pave the way to the $2,000 win.

YOUTH FOOTBALL



BAAA Flag Football

Age 6

Boonsboro 5, Mount Airy 4

Boonsboro: Jackson Reed, Matt Kulikowski 2 TDs each; Brady Ingram TD.

Age 5

Boonsboro 3, Mount Airy 3

Boonsboro: Angelo Alvarez, Cayden Quirion, Ethan Troccola TD each.

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