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B-U girls, Tucker boys win

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TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur girls captured a six-team home meet Tuesday at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium. The Lady Bucs racked up 132 points to hold off Elkins with 108 points. Preston was third with 104 points, followed by Tucker County (90), East Fairmont (65) ...

Tigers topple ’Cats

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School baseball team claimed a 9-3 victory over Grafton Wednesday night in Big 10 Conference action. Jeremy Cogar went the distance at Elkins High School/Post 29 Field to earn the win for the Tigers, scattering three runs on 11 hits, fanning five and walking ...

Bowers cracks pair of homers as Lady Tigers win

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ELKINS — Morgan Bowers blasted a pair of runs as the Elkins High School softball team blanked Grafton 4-0 Wednesday on senior night at Betty Heckel Field. Bowers, a junior, finished with three hits and drove in all four runs for the Lady Tigers. Dacey Arbogast tossed a complete-game ...

Bees rally by PB

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FAIRMONT — Philip Barbour came up on the short end of a 6-3 verdict at East Fairmont Wednesday in Big 10 Conference action. The Colts grabbed an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first before East poked in the next six runs of the contest to get the win atop home soil. Cole Peschl was the ...

Big 12 teams conclude spring drills

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — Some of the Big 12 Conference players who could have breakout seasons and be impact players in 2019: BAYLOR WR R.J. Sneed, sophomore. Forgotten a bit after getting hurt as a true freshman in 2017, and appearing in only three games last season, Sneed is healthy and ...

Marte powers D-Backs past Pirates

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ketel Marte homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks won at Pittsburgh for the ninth straight time, 11-2 over the Pirates on Wednesday night. Marte extended Arizona’s lead to 5-1 with a solo shot in the fifth inning and drove a three-run shot, his sixth homer this ...

D&E’s Arnaud receives G-MAC track honors

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Davis & Elkins College’s Emeric Arnaud has been named Great Midwest Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week for men’s outdoor track. Arnaud, a freshman from Annecy le Vieux, France, joined the Senators in January and has immediately made a huge impact on the ...

Bucs edge Tigers in pitcher’s duel

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ELKINS — Logan Whitehair and Andrew Herron combined on a two-hit shutout as Buckhannon-Upshur claimed a 1-0 win over Elkins Tuesday in Big 10 Conference play at Elkins High School/Post 29 Field. In a pitcher’s duel between Whitehair, who went the first five innings, and Tiger ace ...

Lady Bucs top Elkins, 12-7

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ELKINS — Buckhannon-Upshur used scoring outbursts in each of the third and seventh innings to claim a 12-7 victory over Big 10 Conference rival Elkins Tuesday at Betty Heckel Field. The Lady Tigers led 1-0 after scoring on a Lady Buc error in the first inning. B-U answered in the third ...

Colts garner road victory over Lewis

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WESTON — Philip Barbour rallied for four runs in the third inning Tuesday to take a 6-4 verdict over Big 10 Conference foe Lewis County. The Colts, who are now 14-4 overall and 10-2 in Big 10 play are ranked No. 7 in double-A. While averaging a starting lineup that includes six ...

Lady Colts rally by ’Maids, 5-4

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WESTON — Philip Barbour plated three runs in the seventh inning to take a 5-4 win over Big 10 Conference opponent Lewis County. The Lady Colts, who trailed 4-2 after four innings, improved to 15-10 overall, while pushing their regular season Big 10 resume out to 10-4 on the year. Sara ...

Lady Senators earn sweep over ABU

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ELKINS — With its doubleheader sweep over Alderson-Broaddus University on Tuesday, the Davis & Elkins softball team ran its win streak to seven straight games. The Lady Senators (19-27) won the first game of the Great Midwest Athletic Conference twin bill 5-3, then completed the ...

D-Backs hand Bucs a 2-1 loss

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ITTSBURGH (AP) — Jarrod Dyson dived around catcher Francisco Cervelli but was only credited with the winning run after a replay review, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Tuesday night. Dyson bolted from third base on David Peralta’s grounder in the sixth. ...

PBHS Lady Colts defeat B-UHS

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PHILIPPI — A trio of early errors put Philip Barbour in a 4-0 hole to start the home side of the second inning on Monday before the Lady Colts bounced back with their bats to claim an 8-4 verdict over Big 10 Conference rival Buckhannon-Upshur. The Colts put up a 4-run rally in the second ...

Lady Senators sweep doubleheader

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College softball team swept a pair of games from West Virginia Tech Monday afternoon in non-conference action at Elkins Middle School. The Lady Senators (17-27) won the opener 8-0 and completed the doubleheader sweep with an 11-6 victory in the ...

D&E’s Arnaud hits 5000-meter provisional time

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DURHAM, N.C. — The Davis & Elkins mens track team had a big weekend running at the Duke University Invitational in Durham, N.C. on Friday and Saturday. Running in a field comprised of several Division I institutions and Division II powerhouses, the Senators held their own with several ...

Elkins earns 10-9 comeback win

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ELKINS — Jeremy Cogar’s walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Elkins to a 10-9 comeback win over Robert C. Byrd Monday in Big 10 Conference action at EHS/Post 29 Field. With the game tied at nine entering the home-half of the final inning, Read Schumacher led off ...

TVHS Bulldogs win pair over Clay-Battelle

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BLACKSVILLE — Tygarts Valley High School swept a pair of contests from Clay-Battelle Monday in non-conference baseball action. The Bulldogs (9-12) won the opening game 9-0 and completed the doubleheader sweep with a 15-2 victory in the nightcap. In Game 1, Brandon Mahoney pitched a ...

Konate declares for draft

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University men’s basketball forward Sagaba Konate has submitted his name for the 2019 NBA Draft. Konate plans to sign with an agent. “Every kid who plays basketball growing up has a dream of playing in the NBA,” coach Bob Huggins said. “We wish Sags ...

Lady Senators trip AB, 14-10

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ELKINS — Angelina Horan and Ryann Sumner scored five goals apiece as Davis & Elkins College claimed a 14-10 win over rival Alderson Broaddus Saturday in Great Midwest Athletic Conference action at Nuttall Field. Horan and Sumner scored two goal each in the first eight minutes of ...