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August 29, 2010
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- Fullback Bobby Humphries ran for touchdowns of 66 and 20 yards in the fourth quarter Saturday to lead Shepherd to a 35-27 win over Shippensburg in the Great Valley Classic. The Rams (1-0) racked up 532 yards of total offense as they won their sixth consecutive season opener against the Red Raiders. Kevin Clancy completed 18 of 30 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns for Shepherd, while Nate Hoyte ran for a game-high 93 yards on 16 carries. Humphries chipped in 90 yards on only three rushes.
March 27, 2011
Sunday, March 27, 2011 COLLEGE BASEBALL WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. — Shepherd pounded out 19 hits, but Wheeling Jesuit rallied for a 14-13 win over the Rams in WVIAC action Sunday. Trailing 9-8, Shepherd (6-12, 2-9) scored four runs in the seventh inning to take a 12-9 lead. A two-run single by Jake Cook and an RBI single by Val Arduini keyed the rally. The Cardinals (7-7, 5-1) added a run in the seventh and took a 14-12 lead with four runs in the eighth. Corey Hull belted a two-run double to highlight the four-run rally.
May 13, 2012
Sunday, May 13, 2012   COLLEGE BASEBALL JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - Ryan Messina belted a pair of two-run homers to lead Shepherd to a 10-5 victory over Alderson-Broaddus (29-24) in the championship game of the WVIAC Tournament on Sunday. Brandon Coffey hit a solo home run for the Rams (30-20), while Nathan Minnich had a two-run double, Nash Hutter added two RBIs in the victory. Starter Andrew Gallant (6-3) went five innings for the win for Shepherd, which earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
April 13, 2011
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 COLLEGE BASEBALL VIENNA, W.Va. — Shepherd plated five runs on four hits in the top of the first inning and held on for a 6-5 victory over Ohio Valley (11-15, 7-10) in the first game of a WVIAC doubleheader split Wednesday. A three-run double by Brandon Coffey highlighted the inning. Derek Gunsell, Nash Hutter and Morgan Lautz each had an RBI in the victory, Aaron Lee had a double and winning pitcher Paul Hvozdovic had six strikeouts.
November 17, 2012
De'Antwan Williams ran 30 times for 152 yards and the go-ahead touchdown as No. 11 Indiana (Pa.) knocked off No. 25 Shepherd 27-17 in the first round of the NCAA Division II playoffs on Saturday afternoon. The Crimson Hawks (11-1) ran for 203 yards, becoming the only team to rush for more than 110 yards against the Rams this season. Shepherd (8-3) took a 17-14 lead midway through the third quarter on a 42-yard field goal by Ryan Earls. But IUP ruled the rest of the game. Williams scored on a 5-yard run with 1:45 left in the third to give the Hawks a 21-17 lead.
September 11, 2012
The Shepherd University Department of Music Preparatory Division is now accepting registrations for the fall 2012 semester. Students of all ages interested in taking individual lessons in woodwinds, brass, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, bass guitar, strings (violin, viola, cello or double bass) theory or jazz improvisation, are eligible for lessons with faculty and student instructors. The registration fee for the preparatory division is $25 per semester. Preparatory instructors set their own weekly lesson rates, and teach half-hour and hour lessons depending upon student level.
June 8, 2013
Saturday, June 8, 2013 BASEBALL Shepherd University senior pitcher Josh McCauley, a James Buchanan High School graduate, was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 21st round of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday. McCauley posted a 2-3 mark for the Rams this year with a 4.50 ERA. He had 28 strikeouts and 10 walks in 26 innings. “It is great to be with family and friends at this time,” McCauley said. “I will remember this for the rest of my life.  This is something I dreamed about since I was a little kid. I am thankful the Cubs gave me this opportunity.” McCauley joins 2012 Shepherd graduate Nathan Minnich as the only players to be selected in the draft after playing for the Rams.
November 30, 1999
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Shepherd 69 , Salem International 60 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. ? Krissy Grosselin scored 21 points and had five rebounds as Shepherd defeated Salem International (2-8, 1-2) in a West Virginia Conference contest. Katie Warehime added 17 points for the Rams (6-4, 3-1), while Laura Harkins had nine points. MEN'S BASKETBALL Shepherd 80, Salem International 59 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. ? Jonathan Motichka scored 18 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Shepherd to a West Virginia Conference win over Salem International.
November 13, 2012
The Shepherd University Common Reading Program will show the movie “Miss Evers' Boys” in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies auditorium on Thursday at 7 p.m. An after-film discussion will be led by Kathy Corpus, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences. The movie is free and open to the public. The film tells the story of the Tuskegee Experiment, a secret medical experiment on poor African Americans from 1932 to 1972, designed to study the effects of untreated syphilis.
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | | August 25, 2013
A hike in tuition, some new professors, one new administrator and a new $2.2 million soccer field on the west campus will greet new and returning Shepherd University students Monday, the first day of classes of the new academic year. Valerie Owens, executive director of community relations, said in an email that the 2013-14 school year opens with 142 full-time and tenure-track faculty members, including six new positions. Also, 184 adjunct professors will teach courses this year. Enrollment figures for the new year won't be available until mid-October, Owens said.
August 19, 2013
Monday, August 19, 2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL The Shepherd University football team is ranked 25th in the 2013 AFCA Division II Coaches' Preseason Poll, released Monday. Defending national champion Valdosta State is the preseason favorite. The Rams, coming off an 8-3 season in 2012, open the 2013 campaign on Sept. 7 when they host No. 7-ranked Shippensburg at noon at Ram Stadium for Ram Gridiron Cub Day/The Great Valley Classic. PREP GOLF South Hagerstown 204, Tuscarora 206 at Maryland National, par 36 South: Dylan Bickford 42, Cody Reeder 53, Andrew Snodderly 54, Josh Mades 55. Tuscarora: Matt Mifsud 44, Nick Fox 54, Connor Pycha 54, Alex Scorpio 54. Record: South 1-0. Thomas Johnson 168, Boonsboro 187 at Maple Run, par 36 Thomas Johnson: Joey Dibraneeseo 36, Evan Cormack 42, Ryan Shriver 44, Jack Magerowski 46. Boonsboro: Tyler Olson 37, Sydney Alexander 48, Blake Dougherty 51, Tom Schneckenberg 51. Record: Boonsboro 0-1. Mid-Penn Colonial at Chambersburg Country Club, par 73 Team scores: Chambersburg 386, Waynesboro 430, Greencastle-Antrim 498, James Buchanan 529, Gettysburg 542, Shippensburg 658 Chambersburg: Austin Greem 75, Max Bell 76, Jordan Shaffer 77, Carter Rajtik 79, Jesse Helman 79. Waynesboro: Tyler Bricker 72, Nick Franki 78, Austin Bryan 87, Sam Franki 95, Garrett Eisenhauer 98. Greencastle-Antrim: Hunter Heuer 87, Ellie Kotrady 88, Kurt Kline...
August 15, 2013
Sonia Sonora Shepherd-Jamison, 55, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center. The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Mount Calvary Holy Church, Summit Point, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Culpeper (Va.) National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.
August 11, 2013
Free swimming, food, music, storytelling and family-friendly games will be featured Saturday from 10 a.m. to  4 p.m. at Shepherd's Spring Outdoor Ministry and Retreat Center in Sharpsburg. Shepherd's Spring  is on 220 acres, just off the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and two miles from Antietam National Battlefield. It features traditional summer camps, hosts Road Scholar programs for guests from around the world, and is one of three sites for the Heifer International Global Village program.  It also hosts a variety of retreats and programs for churches, businesses and civic groups, as well as for schools and colleges.
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | | August 11, 2013
There are more than 5,000 West Virginians with Native American Indian bloodlines, full-blooded to a fraction, and as recently as 1994, it was against the law for any of them them to buy property. In order to do so, they had to list their nationality on forms as “black or other instead of Native American,” said Jennifer Penland, assistant professor of education and indigenous scholar at Shepherd University. The West Virginia Legislature passed a bill eliminating the rule in 1994, she said.
August 9, 2013
The Rotary Club of Shepherdstown has donated $500 to the Shepherd University Financial Planning Club. The club is composed of undergraduate students enrolled in Shepherd University's Financial Planning Program. The Rotary funds will be used to help a team of students compete in a national student financial planning competition that will be held in Orlando, Fla., in September. The competition is sponsored each fall by the U.S. Financial Planning Association. Last fall, a team of Shepherd students made it all the way to the competition's final round.  Shepherd's Financial Planning program was new at the time, beginning its first full academic year.
August 6, 2013
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - The Shepherd Rams have been picked to win the first-ever Mountain East Conference football title after a vote conducted by the league's coaches. Shepherd collected eight of 11 possible first-place votes in earning 117 points. Charleston was picked to finish runner-up with 101 points and also received two first-place votes. Concord was picked to finish third (94), followed by Glenville State (83), West Liberty (79)
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | | July 25, 2013
Shepherd University President Suzanne Shipley, now in her seventh year in the job, cut a ribbon on Thursday officially opening the university's new $2.5 million Martinsburg Center. About 100 peopled crowded into the lobby area for the ceremony, which marked Shipley's seventh ribbon cutting for a new Shepherd facility. The center, in Berkeley Commons at 261 Aikens Center off Edwin Miller Boulevard, occupies 16,434 square feet on the first two floors of the huge building. The university has a long-term lease for the space.
July 22, 2013
The following Washington County students received degrees during Shepherd University's 140th Commencement on May 4: Students receiving master's degrees: Hagerstown - Julie Ann Cantrel, Ryan Joseph Westwood, Andrea Lynn Mauck, Stacy Diane Burch Students receiving degrees: Boonsboro - Allen Eyler Beard, Adam Taylor Chambers, Jennifer Allison Fedele, Justin Grant Gildar, Alexandra Nadine Kirk, Shane Daniel Lowery, Teresa Lynn Shifler, Laura...
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