Shepherdstown Chroniclehttp://www.shepherdstownchronicle.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 31 Jul 2015 23:04:12 EDTFri, 31 Jul 2015 23:04:12 EDT team competes in 'Battle of the ''Burg' Jefferson County 7-9 year old All Star baseball team played in a recent tournament in Martinsburg called "The Battle at the Burg." The team did quite well, especially as one of the youngest teams competing.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTArea mountains can provide refuge from heat's late July and the heat has made its annual return. It's partner -- humidity -- is riding shotgun to make outside activity a sweaty one. The early days of August don't promise any relief. Leaves are drooping on unwatered plants.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTJames Casey continues winning influence at Charles Town W. Casey was still influencing athletics at James Wood High School In Winchester when he acquired his first thoroughbred, a nimble sort of runner named Royal Sketch that turned out to be the winner of more than 10 career races.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTNo respite for stumbling Cannons Charles Town Cannons of the collegiate Valley Baseball League sank to the bottom of the Northern Division standings when they lost four of five games played last week.Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhen July 4 meant baseball doubleheaders and summer tradition youth can be romanticized. Our decisions centered around whether to go swimming, get friends together for a sandlot baseball game or "agonize" over trading a Ted Williams baseball card for Enos "Country" Slaughter or Allie "Chief" Reynolds.Fri, 3 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT