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B1 I i,pirit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE I Wednesday, September 18, 2013 I RACING TO THE FINISH PHOTO COURTESY OF HOLLYWOOD CASINO AT CHARLES TOWN RACES The three feature races Saturday's card begins TIMELESS REFLECTIONS PHOTOGRAPHY on Race for the Ribbon Night are all run at seven furlongs. at 5 p.m. with the Charles Town Oaks scheduled for 10:30 p.m. Seven stakes worth $50, or more By BOB MADISON sports@spirito efferson.com CHARLES TOWN -- The $400,000 Charles Town Oaks will be the feature race this Saturday when Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races stages an- L, other Race for the Ribbon night. The long evening of racing brings to the fore- front the continuing battle against breast cancer with the race track presenting three stakes races worth between $85,000 (Wild and Wonderful Stakes) and $400,000. Both the Charles Town Oaks and the Researcher Stakes will pres- ent $400,000 purses. Saturday's activities will officially begin with the Breast Walk around the track at noon. At 5 p.m the racing card will begin and at the same time a silent auction will start. HIGHLIGHTS Talented local favorite Down Town Allen returns to start in one of the three fea- tured stakes races. RIBBON STAKES RACES Charles Town Oaks $400;000 The Researcher $400,000 Wild and Wonderful $85,000 WANT TO GO? What: Race for the Ribbon see RIBBON Page B2 When: Saturday at 5 p.m. COLLEGE S e By BOB MADISON sports@spiritofjefferson.com ~ &~ SIi]B]PltE]P 7 FAIRMONT -- In getting into its first Mountain East COnference schedule, Shep ~' herd stood behind its defense ~,~, and let it cover the mistakes the Ram offense made on Satur- FAIRMONT day against Fairmont at Duvall- Rosier Field With Levi Barber, De'Ontre Johnson, Demetrius Dix- on and company ruling the mild afternoon, the Rams had enough defense to post a 27-7 win that was made uncomfortable by the lack of offense the unbeaten (2-0) team found. i There were 10 plays where the Shepherd defense threw the Fighting Falcons for lost yardage. In addition t6 his seven tackles, Barber had an interception and a See RAMS Page B2 HIGH SCHOOL ED DEWI'I-I" William Mazur gels some yardage in Jefferson's 34-7 win over Hampshire, ~ ~ JEFFERSON tLM tPSHIR Staff report ROMNEY -- Rannells Field was alive with ex- pectations. Hampshire had a 2-0 record after beat- ring Preston and Elkins. Equally unbeaten Jeffer- son came to Ronmey on Friday night after winning against Spring Mills and Mountain Ridge. Rannells Field was much quieter after the Cou- See JEFFERSON Page B2 Sherando scores last to win By BOB MADISON sports@ spiritofjefferson.com CHARLES TOWN -- Wash- ington and Sherando traded touch- downs as often as not. One team would lead. The other side would counter and take a lead of its own. Missed extra points came into play. Finally, the Warriors moved to a SItERANDO WASHINGTON 28-21 lead with a touchdown and a two-point conversion pass. Back came the Patriots. They had a first down at the She- rando eight with time quickly fading off the fourth-quarter scoreboard at Marcus Field. After two running plays, it was third-and-goal from the two. Washington had never been penalized in the game. She- rando had been penalized nine times for 70 yards and had several long runs negated by flags. A Washington lineman was called for an obvious false See MOMENTUM Page B3 FF9559u,7 F6 I