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Lady Bulldogs fall to Trinity

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MILL CREEK — Tygarts Valley fell in three games to Trinity Christian Tuesday evening in non-conference volleyball action at TVHS gymnasium. The Lady Warriors won the first match 25-11 and fended off a strong effort from the Lady Bulldogs (0-6) in the second match to take a 25-20 win. ...

D&E tabs new men’s hoops coach

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College announced on Tuesday the hiring of Daniel Mondragon as its next head men’s basketball coach. Mondragon, who will officially take over as coach on Sept. 23, brings a wealth of basketball experience with him, including time as a former collegiate ...

North trips Lady Tigers

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RACHEL — A first-half deficit was too much for Elkins to overcome in a 4-2 setback to North Marion Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference girls soccer play. The Lady Tigers (7-3) trailed 2-0 at halftime before Sofia Triplett converted a penalty kick to cut the deficit to 2-1. The hosts ...

Tiger golfers bow to Senior to end regular season

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School golf team closed out the regular season with a Big 10 Conference match against Fairmont Senior Tuesday at the Elks Country Club Golf Course. The Polar Bears won the match with a score of 159 as senior Clark Craig led the way for the visitors with a 5-under ...

Bulldogs tied for third in Class A

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MILL CREEK — A 3-0 start for the first time since 1997 has Tygarts Valley tied for third in the first SSAC playoff ratings released on Tuesday. The top 16 teams in each class qualify for the postseason, which gets underway in November. The Bulldogs have captured wins over Valley ...

D&E harriers ranked

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ELKINS — For the first time in the history of the programs, the Davis & Elkins men’s and women’s cross country teams are both regionally ranked after a record-setting effort to begin the 2019 season. Both Senators teams debuted in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches ...

Raceway hosts Season Championship

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KERENS — Elkins Raceway recently held its Season Championship at the Kerens track. The “plus one” week after regular-season racing concluded had four first-time winners. The Jenkins Ford Super Late Models had Tim Senic setting fast time with Senic and Jeremy Misel notching prelim ...

Barbour girls soccer edges B-UMS, 2-1

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TENNERTON — The Barbour County girls soccer team defeated Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School, 2-1, on Monday. BC took a 2-0 lead in the first half on goals by Lily Lasky, off a corner kick from Braylyn Sparks, and Riley McCartney’s goal off Caylee Simmons’ assist. Grace Queen converted ...

Elkins Tigers compete on the links

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ELKINS —Lewis County captured first place in a golf match with Elkins and Tygarts Valley Monday evening at the Elks Country Club Golf Course. The Minutemen claimed top honors with a score of 166. The Bulldogs followed in second place with a 211, while Tigers rounded out the scoring with ...

Brown wants first-half improvement

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MORGANTOWN — Neal Brown covered a lot of ground during his weekly teleconference with Big 12 media Monday morning. Brown was asked why his defense has performed better in the second half in all three games this year against James Madison, Missouri and NC State. He sort of flipped that ...

Bulldogs go into bye with 3-0 mark

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MILL CREEK — Tygarts Valley will take a 3-0 record in its bye week after rolling past homestanding Webster County, 65-28, on Friday night. The Bulldogs once again used a potent running attack to get past the Highlanders as Daniel White rushed for 201 yards on 19 carries and found the ...

Lady Senators fall to Walsh

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ELKINS — Brianna Sanborn scored a pair of goals to power Walsh University to a 3-1 victory over Davis & Elkins Saturday in non-conference action at Nuttall Field. It was the first loss of the season for the Lady Senators (1-1), who trailed 1-0 at the half. The Lady Cavaliers’ ...

Elkins girls edge Oak Hill; Tigers drop 6-0 verdict

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ELKINS — Sofia Triplett scored a pair of goals as Elkins outlasted Oak Hill for a 4-3 win Saturday in non-conference action at EHS Field. Hanna Cutright got the scoring started for the Lady Tigers, who improved to 7-2 with the win, when she booted in an unassisted goal 20 minutes into ...

EHS harriers turn in strong efforts at Bridgeport meet

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BRIDGEPORT — The Elkins High School boys and girls cross country team turned in strong performaces in the Charles Pointe Indian Run invite held Saturday at the Bridgeport Recreation Complex. The EHS boys placed third in the event as sophomore Luke Anger placed eighth in a time of ...

WVU gets victory over N.C. State

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Austin Kendall and Kennedy McKoy made sure that West Virginia didn’t repeat a miserable offensive showing from its last game. Kendall threw three touchdown passes to lead West Virginia to a 44-27 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday. McKoy helped West ...

Green, Gaines help Marshall get past Ohio

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HUNTINGTON (AP) — Isaiah Green threw two touchdown passes, including a 43-yard strike to Xavier Gaines that put Marshall ahead for good, and the Thundering Herd beat Ohio 33-31 on Saturday. The play occurred with 7:45 remaining to play. Just 3¢ minutes before that, Ohio took a 31-27 lead ...

Chile’s Niemann wins The Greenbrier

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (AP) — Joaquin Niemann became the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, shooting a 6-under 64 on Sunday for a six-stroke victory in A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. The 20-year-old Niemann entered the final round of the season opener with a two-stroke ...

Strader lifts Bucs by Colts

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PHILIPPI — Buckhannon-Upshur senior quarterback Ryan Strader led the Bucs to their first win of the season with a 33-14 victory over Big 10 Conference opponent Philip Barbour at George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park Friday night. Strader went 12 for 17 through the air for 223 yards ...