Tucker Co. advances to title game

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HAMBLETON — Tucker County junior guard Sydney Nestor played all but about 40 seconds of the 32 minutes required for the 20-3 Lady Mountain Lions to defeat Potomac Valley Conference foe East Hardy, 60-33, in a Class A Region II Section 2 semi-final Thursday. Nestor’s led all scorers with a ...


Rock crawl course opening today

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BELINGTON — Remote control car enthusiasts can rejoice, as the area’s first — and only — indoor rock crawl course is now open. Diecast Dragsters Inc. is celebrating the grand opening of the Yeti Mountain Rock Crawl Course today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the shop’s facility in the ...

Rally falls short

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — A furious fourth-quarter rally came up just short for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats in their road contest against the Shepherd University Lady Rams Thursday in a Mountain East Conference showdown. Wesleyan was down by 21 points early in the fourth quarter, at ...

Local athletes win conference honors

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INDIANAPOLIS — Following their performances this past weekend against Hillsdale, Alderson Broaddus’ Randy Dobnak was named pitcher of the week and Marquis Collier received athlete of the week by the Great Midwest Athletic Conference. In the opener on Saturday, Dobnak pitched six innings ...


D&E Men’s Lacrosse Team Opens Season

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The Davis & Elkins College men’s lacrosse team were defeated in their season opener at home Thursday by Roberts Wesleyan College, 13-5. D&E freshman Matt O’Dwyer scored three goals in the contest at Nuttall Field.

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Pocahontas Co. Seniors Honored

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Five seniors — four girls basketball players and one cheerleader — were recently honored with their parents on Senior Night at the the last Pocahontas County High School girls home basketball game. From left are Mary Kelley, Lindsey Hartzell, Jodee Friel, Sarah Ryder and Brittney Sharp.


Philip Barbour outlasts Vikings in semi-final

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PHILIPPI — The Philip Barbour Lady Colts never trailed Petersburg Wednesday on the way to a 49-37 win in a Class AA Region I Section 1 semi-final contest. The Lady Colts will now advance to the sectional final on Friday. Philip Barbour’s victory improved their record to 13-10 as they ...

Elkins swimmer honored

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MORGANTOWN — Four members of the Elkins High School boys varsity swim team recently qualified for and competed in the state meet held at West Virginia University’s Natatorium. Helping the Tigers place 12th out of 28 squads from around the state were senior Will Crumm, and juniors Hayden ...


D&E Senators close out home schedule with a win

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College men’s basketball team picked up an 86-71 win over Malone University on Wednesday night to close out the 2016-17 home schedule at the McDonnell Center. Kevin Bracy-Davis grabbed his 11th double-double of the season, finishing with 24 points and 11 ...

B-UHS heads to title game

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TENNERTON — Class AAA No. 3 Buckhannon-Upshur, the No. 1 seed in their section, defeated Big 10 Conference opponent Preston, 67-55, on Wednesday in order to advance to a Region I Section 2 final Friday against No. 2 Morgantown. “Preston’s not a typical No. 4 seed, they came here ready ...

Tucker falls to TCS, 63-52

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HAMBLETON — Tucker County senior guard Ethan Crosten managed a game-high 25 points to go along with 6 steals Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough as the Mountain Lions lost 63-52 to Class A non-conference opponent Trinity Christian School. “We didn’t play very well. When you don’t play ...

Bulldogs drop finale to ND

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CLARKSBURG — Five Notre Dame players reached double digits in scoring Wednesday, as the Fighting Irish downed Tygarts Valley, 93-47, in the regular season finale for the Bulldogs. “We handled their pressure pretty well,” TVHS coach Tom Wamsley said. “We also handled their big kids ...

Wildcats earn PVC victory

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Mt. STORM — Trey Cooper reeled off 30 points Wednesday, as Pendleton County cruised past Union High School, 76-69, in Potomac Valley Conference action. “We played a hard-fought, scrappy game for four quarters,” PCHS coach Ryan Lambert said. “Union came out from the tip and shot the ...

Daytona will roar Sunday

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It is just three days untill the 2017 Daytona 500. The 125-mile qualifiers will run this evening and for the first time in many years they will be points-paying races. These races will tell us a lot about how cars are prepared for the 500. Chase Elliott captured the pole position by ...

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Elkins High’s Dalton Hamrick soars toward the hoop Tuesday against Bridgeport

Tigers drop heartbreaker at home, 45-43

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ELKINS — The Elkins Tigers closed out the regular season Tuesday with a 45-43 loss to Big 10 Conference rival Bridgeport in boys varsity basketball action. “It was a tough one,” EHS coach Brandon Simmons said. “We had it, but we lost it down the stretch. It was a tight game all ...

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Philip Barbour forward Cole Whited goes to the glass against a Lincoln High School defender Tuesday at PBHS

Colts stave off comeback bid

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PHILIPPI — Junior three-point specialist David Shriver led all scorers with 27 points Tuesday to help Philip Barbour fend off Lincoln High School by a final count of 82-69. Shriver ripped the net in the first half for 18 points from behind the arc to help the Class AA No. 5 Colts to a ...

Lady Warriors fall in sectionals

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OAK HILL — The Pocahontas County Lady Warriors took a 42-42 tie into the fourth quarter Tuesday, but were edged 60-56 by top-seeded Fayetteville in a Class A Region 3 Section 1 semifinal game. The game was tight throughout, with the score tied 16-16 after the first quarter. Pocahontas ...

Harman Panthers earn win, 66-44

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Managing Editor HARMAN — The Harman Panthers defeated Lighthouse Academy 66-44 Tuesday evening. Kidman Arbogast led the Panthers with 14 points, while Clifton Ours added 12 and Michael Lambert pitched in with 10. Harman jumped on top 27-6 by the end of the first quarter, and held a ...

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Philip Barbour's 132 lb. wrestler Tanner George, a sophomore, earned a berth at the West Virginia state tournament this week in Huntington with a 6-4 decision over sophomore Francisco Reyna of South Harrison

Local wrestlers going to state tourney

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BRIDGEPORT — Several area wrestlers earned berths in the West Virginia state tournament through great performances at the AA/A Region 2 Tournament at Bridgeport High School. In the semifinals of the 113 lb. class, Philip Barbour Colt Ethan McLean decisioned Preston Peck of South ...

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Senior Brooke Pomp racked up 11 points and 6 rebounds for EHS Monday.

Elkins Lady Tigers earn sectional victory, 60-18

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ELKINS — The Lady Tigers offense came alive Monday, as Elkins downed Liberty, 60-18, in the first round of the Class AA Region II Section 1 tournament. “Overall, we played well on offense,” EHS coach Matt Davis said. “We set the tone early by setting up our offense and executing ...