December 16, 2008
OCT. 5, 1925-DEC. 15, 2008 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. --Â Marian Lillian Creamer, 83, of Shenandoah Junction, died Monday, Dec, 15, 2008, at Care Haven Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born Oct. 5, 1925, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Marion L. and Sarah Kidwiler Childs. Her husband, Charles W. Creamer, preceded her in death. She was a library assistant at Shepherd College. She attended St. James Lutheran Church in Uvilla, W.Va. She is survived by two sons, Charles Creamer of Millville, W.Va.
January 17, 1999
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - Leslie Wolfe broke her scoring slump with 17 points to help the Shepherd College women's basketball team tie a school record with its sixth straight win on Saturday in a 77-53 West Virginia Conference win over West Virginia Wesleyan. Shepherd (10-5, 7-1) matched the school record for consecutive wins, which was set in 1986-87 and 1990-91. Shepherd has won eight of its last nine games. The Rams took control of the game early. starting when Chapman hit a 12-footer at the 12:35 mark for a 15-13 advantage.
May 11, 2013
Alfonso Ruiz isn't sure how his mother did it. As a single mother, she would see her three boys off to school, work as many as three jobs, have dinner on the table, oversee homework and see them off to bed. Then, as they drifted off to sleep, she would hit the books. “She was the little engine that could. She just managed to keep on going,” Ruiz said. Susan Ruiz, 55, of Hagerstown, stayed home with her four children when they were young. But when she divorced in 2000, she needed to find a way to support her family.
December 10, 2011
Frederick Franklin Otto, 87, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown. Fred was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Big Pool, Md. He was the son of the late Joseph Ronald Otto and Viola Ruth Otto. He was the great-great-great-grandson of John (Johann) David Otto who immigrated from Hanover, Germany Sept. 17, 1793, landing in Philadelphia aboard the ship Columbia. In 1825, Fred's great-great-grandfather married Dorcus Miller and moved to a small farm near Burnside Bridge.
June 20, 2000
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The NBA's Washington Wizards are on the verge of giving up Shepherd College as their preseason training camp in favor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. The Wizards have not made an official announcement. However, Joe Browning, the sports information director at UNC Wilmington, said the team and the school have a verbal agreement for the Wizards to practice there the first two weeks of October. The regular season begins a few weeks later.
February 17, 2003
firstname.lastname@example.org SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - When Keith Davis got his 2003 calendar, he quickly circled two dates. One red circle went around Jan. 4 and the other was Feb. 15. Those were the days Shepherd College faced Davis & Elkins. They symbolized Davis' red-letter days. "I've never scored less than double figures any time we've played D&E," Davis said. "Everyone has his day. I guess today was mine. " Maybe it doesn't hurt to be the namesake of the college you're facing.
February 2, 2001
Shepherd sweeps Ohio Valley WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VIENNA, W.Va. - Makia Staves scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead five Shepherd College scorers in double figures in a 93-58 victory over Ohio Valley on Thursday. Shepherd (16-4, 12-1) shot 54 percent for the game and got 44 points out of its frontcourt players. Ashana Cowans scored 16 points while Cassie Murray added 14. Jennifer Westvelt had 10 and Valerie Chaney added 11 off the bench. SHEPHERD COLLEGE (93)
February 10, 2013
Jesse Louise (Widmyer) Hunter, 99, of Great Cacapon, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Jessie was the wife of the late William Henry Hunter, whom she married in 1938. She was born Oct. 11, 1913, the daughter of the late Carol G. and Bertha Waugh Widmyer. Educated in the local school district, she went on to attend Shepherd College, Shippensburg College and West Virginia University. She was the past president of the United Women of Trinity Asbury Church, president of the junior and senior Woman's Clubs, Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society, and Region II Reading Council.
July 25, 2013
Shirley Ann Miller, 72, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md. She was born June 28, 1941, in Morgan County, W.Va., daughter of the late Lawrence and Lucille Cain Clark. Shirley was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She was a 1959 graduate of Berkeley Springs High School, a 1963 graduate of Shepherd College and received her master's degree in education from Shippensburg University. She retired from Morgan County Schools as a school teacher.