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‘A PART OF HISTORY’

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MILL CREEK — Humble, hard working and a great player is how Elkins High School coach Amrit Rayfield describes Elliot White. In the third quarter of Thursday night’s win at Tygarts Valley, White became the all-time leading scorer in EHS history. During his career, the ...

Lady Tigers’ season ends in setback

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BRIDGEPORT — The Elkins High School girls basketball team’s season came to an end in a 51-26 setback to Bridgeport Thursday night in Class AA, Region II, Region 1 play. Taylor Phillips was the lone player in double figures for the Lady Tigers with 10 points. Emily Riggs tossed in ...

Wiles lifts Tigers past Bulldogs

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MILL CREEK — On the night his running mate in the backcourt entered the Elkins High School record books, Donovan Wiles fired in 26 points to lead the Tigers to a 67-43 win over Tygarts Valley. Elkins ended the regular season 16-5 and will travel to Bridgeport at 7 p.m. Tuesday in ...

Lady Mountain Lions roll in victory over Pendleton

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HAMBLETON — Class A, No. 5 Tucker County cruised to a 66-25 win over Potomac Valley Conference foe Pendleton County on Thursday night in advancing the Region II, Section 2 championship game once more. The Lady Mountain Lions (15-6) are slated to take on Moorefield Saturday in a title ...

State wrestling tourney underway

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HUNTINGTON — Five Buckhannon-Upshur wrestlers picked up victories in opening round action in the state tournament being held at Big Sandy Super Store Arena. Earning wins for the Bucs in Class AAA action were Julius Hobbs, who pinned Greenbrier East’s Waymon Browning in the 120-pound ...

Pendleton rallies past Tucker boys

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FRANKLIN — Pendleton County used a fourth-quarter surge to rally for a 62-51 win over Tucker County Thursday night in PVC play. The game was tied at 28-28 at halftime and the Mountain Lions carried a 44-43 lead into the final quarter. But the Wildcats canned 11 of 12 free throws in the ...

Bartlett paces PB by Braxton

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SUTTON — Philip Barbour improved to 10-11 on Thursday night with a 72-56 win over Braxton County to close out the regular season. Senior Kiyan Bartlett paced the Colts with a double-double tally of 11 points and 10 rebounds while also picking up three steals against the hosting ...

Lady Vikings move on in sectional play

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PETERSBURG — Keyser senior Kearstin Lucas drained five treys toward a game-high 28 points on Thursday, but it was the Petersburg Lady Vikings who came from behind with a 22-6 fourth quarter in order to stay alive with a 61-52 verdict in a second-round game of the Class AA Region I, Section ...

Kentucky Wesleyan edges D&E

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OWENSBORO, Ky. — Kentucky Wesleyan rallied from a halftime deficit to get past Davis & Elkins, 92-89, Thursday night in G-MAC play. Edmund Parker fired in 37 points for the Senators, who led 46-40 at halftime. Mandela Baledrokadroka added 19 and Marcus Friend 12 for D&E (6-19, ...

Back on the Court

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ELKINS — High school girls basketball sectional games will take place today after several were postponed on Wednesday. In Class AA, Region II, Section 1 play, Elkins will visit Bridgeport, while Tucker County will host Pendleton County and Harman will travel to Moorefield in a pair of ...

B-U and PB wrestlers set to compete

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HUNTINGTON — Buckhannon-Upshur will be represented by eight wrestlers and Philip Barbour four at the high school state tournament at Big Sandy Super Store Arena. First-round action is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. today. Wrestling will continue on Friday and conclude with Saturday’s ...

Elkins Mat Club wrestler has strong showing at states

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ELKINS — A member of the Elkins Mat Club traveled to Huntington this past weekend to compete for a state title. Logun Sharp, the son of Lonnie and Angie Sharp, placed eighth among 16 wrestlers in the 10-and-under heavyweight division. Youth from throughout the state competed in the ...

Youth baseball sign-ups slated uled

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ELKINS — Elkins Elks Babe Ruth sign-ups will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Elkins Middle School cafeteria. The league is for ages 13-16 and tryouts will be held on March 23. For more information or any questions, contact Brad Schumacher at 304-439-1873 or Steve ...

Wesleyan outlasts AB lacrosse team in OT

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PHILIPP —The Alderson Broaddus women' lacrosse team fell to West Virginia Wesleyan, 9-8, Wednesday night in a highly competitive matchup that had to be decided in an overtime session. Taheera Rodgers tied the game at 8-8 with 3:22 left in the game for the Lady Battlers. Rodgers scooped up a ...

ABU baseball team adds 3 games to slate

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PHILIPPI — The Alderson Broaddus University baseball team has picked up three games which will all be played on Frank Loria Memorial Field in Clarksburg on Friday and Monday, Feb. 25. The Battlers will take on host Salem University on Friday in a single nine inning game. First pitch is ...

Colts race by Minutemen

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour put a stop to a four-game losing streak on Tuesday night with a 72-65 verdict over Lewis County in Big 10 Conference action. Senior Levi MacAdam turned in another stellar performance for the Colts with a double-double tally of 27 points and 11 boards. MacAdam ...

Trinity trips Mountain Lions, 70-44

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HAMBLETON — Class A, No. 7 Trinity Christian School out of Morgantown proved to be too much for Tucker County after notching a 70-44 verdict on the road Tuesday night. “It wasn’t very good, none of it was,” Mountain Lions coach Jim Ambrose said. “Hopefully we can regroup and be ...

Lady Bulldogs fall in sectionals

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MORGANTOWN — Tygarts Valley’s season came to a conclusion in a 51-37 setback to No. 10 Trinity Tuesday night in Class A, Region II, Section 1 action. The Lady Bulldogs jumped out to an 11-5 lead after one quarter before trailing by two, at 22-20, at the intermission break. The Lady ...

Clay-Battelle holds off late TVHS rally

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BLACKSVILLE  — A fourth-quarter rally fell just short as Tygarts Valley dropped a 55-54 decision to Clay-Battelle on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs trailed 46-41 after three quarters before going on an 8-0 run to take a three-point advantage, at 49-46, with 6:00 left in regulation. The ...

Area swimmers earn Big 10 honors

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ELKINS — Several area swimmers earned spots on the all-Big 10 Conference team announced over the weekend. Buckhannon-Upshur’s Cameron Zuliani and Elkins High School’s Isabelle Judy earned first-team honors for the girls. Both freshmen had solid outings at the state swim meet held ...