May 25, 1997
By GUY FLETCHER Staff Writer SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Graduating from college was an honor enough for Gail McDowell, but the chance to receive a diploma along with her daughter made the day even more special. "That's the best part of this day," said McDowell, her voice cracking with emotion. McDowell, 47, and her daughter, 28-year-old Christie McDowell, were just two of the 512 people who graduated during Shepherd College's 124th commencement Saturday afternoon - a ceremony marked by cheers, tears and pride.
August 19, 2000
Shepherd work zone still needed By DAN SPEARS / Staff Writer SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - As $2.2 million in expansion projects enter the cosmetic stage on Ram Stadium, football coach Monte Cater is a little behind schedule in his own reconstruction of the building's prime inhabitant. "We've just got some depth problems that we're not used to," Cater said Saturday at the team's annual Media Day. "Coach (Pete) Yurish and (defensive coordinator Bob) Haley aren't sleeping real well right now. And that means I'm not sleeping real well either.
October 10, 2005
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Community and Technical College of Shepherd and the Community and Technical College at West Virginia University Institute of Technology have reached a partnership agreement for the creation of an associate degree program in printing technology beginning in spring 2006. Beverly Jo Harris, president of CTC at WVU-Tech, said the agreement will help support the printing industries in the region. Both CTC-Shepherd and CTC at WVU-Tech have long-standing relationships with Quad Graphics.
September 1, 2009
MEN'S SOCCER Shepherd cracks top 25 The Shepherd University men's soccer team was ranked 25th in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll. The Rams (2-0) defeated Goldey Beacom 4-1 and West Chester 1-0 to open the season in the West Chester Soccer Classic. NOVA 4, HCC 2 Alex Manea and Kris Potter each scored, Edwin Reyes tallied an assist and Brian Kuckuka recorded 15 saves in goal for Hagerstown Community College (0-1) in a loss to Northern Virginia.
September 25, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Two Shepherd University football players arrested last week on marijuana-related charges were placed on six months of unsupervised probation Monday as part of an agreement reached in Berkeley County Magistrate Court. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Richard Stephens said felony charges against Demetrius B. Weeden, 22, of Waldorf, Md., and Ayowole G. Ijelu, 22, of Germantown, Md., were dismissed because "after further investigation it appears they weren't selling" the marijuana police found in the car in which they were riding Sept.
January 19, 2001
Troubles pile up for Shepherd men By BOB PARASILITI / Staff Writer SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd College men's basketball team has become a victim of its own single-mindedness. No matter the situation, the Rams stand firm on their intended plan. So much for spending the night at the Improv. Shepherd's one-game, one-style of play blew up in its face as more physical West Virginia University-Tech roughed up the Rams Thursday to claim a come-from-behind 66-57 West Virginia Conference victory in a liberally called game at the Butcher Center.
May 14, 2001
Shepherd falls in WVa. Conference final First Game Shepherd 13 Concord 8 Shepherd105004003-13183 Concord103040000-892 MIller, Powell (7), Jackson (9) and Drummond; Saunders, Adams (7) and Jones. WP -Miller (6-2). LP - Saunders (6-3). S - Jackson (7). HR - S: Drummond (6th, three on). Second Game Concord 7 Shepherd 1 Shepherd000001000-192 Concord01100113x-7133 Ernst, Collins (3), Powell (6), Jackson (7)
November 20, 2008
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Shepherd 77, Cheyney 65 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Krissy Grosselin led all scorers with 18 points, while Camille Wilmer added 17 to lead Shepherd past Cheyney 77-65 Wednesday for the Rams' first victory of the season. Katie Warehime had 11 points and nine rebounds, Anna Kauffman added 11 points and eight boards and Jerica Hewett recorded nine assists for the Rams (1-2). MEN'S BASKETBALL Slippery Rock 79, Shepherd 69 SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Justin Jarman led Shepherd with 20 points and eight rebounds but the Rams shot just 38.6 percent from the floor (22-of-57)
August 10, 2003
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd College Small Business Development Center will host a pre-business planning seminar on Tuesday, Aug. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community and Technical College of Shepherd, Room A01, 400 W. Stephen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Topics discussed will include how to figure start-up costs, what licenses are needed, how to write a business plan, what to include in a loan package and what goes in a marketing plan. The workshop will be led by Nancy Ferner, SBDC.
September 23, 2002
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd College Small Business Development Center will host a pre-business planning seminar, "Starting a Business in West Virginia," on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Farmers and Merchants Bank in Martinsburg, W.Va. Topics discussed will include licenses, start-up costs, marketing, business plan development and loan packages. Seating is limited and there is a $5 fee for materials. Prepaid reservations are required by Friday. To register, call 1-304-260-4385.