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Elkins falls, 68-54, to Big 10 foe East Fairmont

ELKINS — The Elkins Tigers fell, 68-54, on Thursday to Big 10 Conference foe East Fairmont in boys varsity basketball action. “We had our chances to turn it around,” EHS coach Brandon Simmons said. “But in the fourth quarter, they just out-hustled us. We couldn’t get things to go in ...

Pendleton Co. tops Tucker, 77-66

HAMBLETON — Luke Cooper set the pace with 29 points Thursday, as the Pendleton County Wildcats topped Tucker County, 77-66, in Potomac Valley Conference action. “It was a solid PVC road win,” Wildcats coach Ryan Lambert said. “We executed as a whole squad and finished very well in the ...

AB wins in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Alderson Broaddus (6-11, 2-3 G-MAC) stormed back from an 11-point deficit with 3:29 to play and defeated Trevecca Nazarene (4-11, 1-4 G-MAC) by a score of 80-72 in overtime on Thursday evening. Four Battlers finished in double figures, including Lorin Clark’s 10 points ...

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WVU’s Huggins not happy with players’ efforts in loss

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has made it clear he wasn’t happy about the ease with which Oklahoma was allowed to score the winning basket Wednesday night. Jordan Woodard’s driving layup with 2.5 seconds left in overtime gave Oklahoma an 89-87 come-from-behind victory ...

PBHS Colts fall to Bucs

BRIDGEPORT — Philip Barbour junior David Shriver tied Bridgeport’s Branden Lesher for a game-high 19 points while dropping in 5 three-pointers on Thursday, but it wasn’t enough to help the Colts avoid a 63-56 loss to the hosting Indians in Big 10 Conference play. Class AA No. 5 PBHS ...

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Hott resigns as EHS coach

ELKINS — Elkins High School head football coach Greg Hott has resigned his position after 20 years at the helm. Hott’s resignation was accepted and approved by the Randolph County Board of Education on Tuesday evening. His resignation as approved is effective as of Jan. ...

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Elkins Lady Tigers snap 9-game skid

ELKINS — The Elkins High School Lady Tigers picked up a Big 10 Conference victory Wednesday, downing Grafton 45-35 in girl’s varsity basketball action. The win snapped a nine-game skid for Elkins. “Defensively, we played well,” EHS first-year head coach Matt Davis said. “We ...

WVU falls in OT

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Kristian Doolittle scored six of his 12 points in overtime and Jordan Woodard’s layup with 2.2 seconds left lifted Oklahoma to an 89-87 victory over No. 7 West Virginia on Wednesday night. Woodard scored 18 of   his 20 points after halftime in his second start since ...

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TVHS Bulldogs take overtime victory from Union

MILL CREEK — Tygarts Valley downed Union High School, 61-54, in overtime Wednesday, as the Bulldogs cruised to a victory in front of the student body. “It was a great atmosphere,” TVHS coach Tom Wamsley said. “Our student body was great. “We played behind the whole game and really ...

Lady Mountain Lions drop Pendleton, 54-19

FRANKLIN — Tucker County took a 30-12 lead to the half at Pendleton on Wednesday, and rolled on for a 54-19 win. The victory improves the Lady Mountain Lions’ record to 11-2. “It was a good road win for us, we caused several turnovers, and we just have to stay focused on making ...

TVMS teams win at Kasson

MOATSVILLE — The Tygarts Valley Middle School Bulldogs earned their ninth win of the season Wednesday, downing Kasson 43-33. Aidan Row led the Bulldogs with 12 points, while Caden Boggs and Daniel Taylor each put up 10 points. For Kasson, Logan Channell was the game’s top scorer with 14 ...

PBHS edges past Frankfort, 68-65

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour tied fellow Class AA sectional foe Frankfort 18-all to begin the second quarter on Wednesday, before coming from behind to knock off the visiting Lady Falcons 68-65 at the Colts’ Corral. The win put PBHS at .500 with a record of 7-7, while FHS fell to 9-5 on the ...

Lady Bucs topple host East Fairmont

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur advanced their season record to 12-2 on Wednesday with a 56-45 victory over Big 10 Conference foe East Fairmont. B-U staked a 19-16 margin after one quarter of play, and led 35-24 at intermission. Buckhannon junior Lauren Bennett led all scorers with 23 ...

WVU women win at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Tynice Martin scored 21 points and No. 24 West Virginia beat Kansas 62-51 on Wednesday night. Martin was only 5-of-20 shooting, though made 9 of 12 free throws. Lanay Montgomery added 15 points and 13 rebounds for her eighth double-double this season and Teana Muldrow ...

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D&E’s 19 three-pointers set a new G-MAC record

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College women’s basketball team set a G-MAC record for three-pointers in a game as the Senators defeated Bluefield State 104-64 Tuesday night at the McDonnell Center. The Senators made 19 three-pointers in the contest, topping the previous record of 17 ...

Tigers snap 6-game skid at Grafton

GRAFTON — The Elkins Tigers snapped a six-game losing skid Tuesday, taking down Big 10 Conference foe Grafton, 76-66, in boys varsity basketball action. “In the first half, we went out and locked it down,” EHS coach Brandon Simmons said. “We had a great half. We put up 40 points by ...

Wildcats tame Cougars, 72-46

BAKER — Trey Cooper rained in 27 points Tuesday, as the Pendleton County Wildcats downed East Hardy, 72-46, in Potomac Valley Conference action. “We did a great job from the tipoff to the end,” PCHS coach Ryan Lambert said. “We played good defense and it set up our transition ...

Tucker Co.’s Nestor clears 1,000 points as a junior

HAMBLETON — Tucker County junior guard Sydney Nestor recently joined elite company by becoming the 12th Lady Mountain Lion in TCHS history to reach the 1,000 points scored in a career mark. She did so on the road last week with a game-high 20 points at Notre Dame. Nestor’s current total ...

Moorefield drops contest on the road

OAKLAND, Md. — The Moorefield Lady Yellow Jackets dropped a road game Monday, falling 60-46 to Southern High School. The Lady Rams opened up a big lead early, with Moorefield trailing 18-8 after the first quarter, and 36-22 at the half. Lindsay Rinker led Moorefield with 19 points, ...

Harman boys defeat Lighthouse Academy

CUMBERLAND, Md. — The Harman Panthers earned a victory on the road Tuesday, defeating Lighthouse Academy 54-36. The Panthers led 20-5 after the first quarter, and stretched the lead to 36-11 at the half. Kidman Arbogast led Harman with 17 points in the game, followed closely by Clifton ...