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Weather plagues state meet action

CHARLESTON — Before lightning delayed action on Friday night at the state meet at Laidley Field, the Tucker County boys shuttle hurdle relay team captured a title in the Class A ranks. The foursome of Ben Callaway, Raine McCauley, Joseph Lewendowski and Corrick Ambrose turned in a ...

Intra-City track meet scheduled

ELKINS — Area youth from pre-school through fifth grade are invited to participate in the Mayor’s Johnny Keller Intra-City Track Meet Tuesday at the Elkins High School track. Registration will be from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Field events will begin with the softball throw and ...

Tanner McGrew to host basketball camp at B-U

TENNERTON — The Tanner McGrew Basketball Camp will be held June 10-12 at Buckhannon-Upshur High School. Two sessions will be held, one for sixth and eighth graders and another for nine through 12th graders. McGrew was a standout player at Buckhannon-Upshur High School before going on to ...

WVU baseball tilt with GW canceled

MORGANTOWN — Due to inclement weather expected in the Morgantown area, Friday's baseball game between No. 17 West Virginia University and George Washington was canceled. The two teams will conclude the three-game series, and the regular season, with a single game as scheduled at 2 p.m. ...

PB’s MacAdam signs intent

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour senior Levi MacAdam is now slated to be heading across state lines to play hoops at the next level for the Malone University Pioneers located in Canton, Ohio. Malone is a member of the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, the same as Alderson Broaddus ...

ABU names Bodkins as new AD

PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus University President Dr. Tim Barry has announced Carrie Bodkins as the University’s next athletic director. With this appointment, Bodkins becomes the first female athletic director in Alderson Broaddus’ history. She has served as the acting athletic ...

Elkins will send 14 to Charleston

CHARLESTON — Elkins High School will be well-represented at this weekend’s West Virginia State Track Meet being held at Laidley Field. This afternoon, the girls’ 4x800-meter relay consisting of Addie Berdine, Kaleigh Edwards, Kaeli Ricottilli and Anna Belan will kick things off for ...

Philip Barbour to be well-represented at Laidley Field

CHARLESTON  — A large group of Philip Barbour track athletes will make the trek to Charleston today and Saturday to take part in the Class AA portion of the state meet at Laidley Field. Competing for the PB girls will be freshman Desiree Knotts in the 200, freshman Graylin Floyd in the ...

WVU adds Bowling Green QB transfer

MORGANTOWN — Quarterback Jarret Doege indicated on Thursday he would be transfering from Bowling Green to West Virginia University. Doege, who took part in spring drills with the Falcons, threw for 2,660 yards and 27 scores last season. He completed nearly 63 percent of his pass ...

WVU’s Manoah on Howser Trophy list

MORGANTOWN — Junior right-handed pitcher Alek Manoah of the No. 17 West Virginia University baseball team has been named one of 26 semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) announced on Thursday. Manoah is the first player in ...

TV, Tucker set for ‘A’ action

CHARLESTON — Both Tygarts Valley and Tucker County will be looking to bring home gold from the Class A state track and field meet being held this weekend at Charleston's Laidley Field. The action will get underway Friday afternoon and will conclude after a full day of events on ...

PBHS’s Channell inks with WVWC

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour’s Tyler Channell made it official at a recent signing ceremony that he intends on attending West Virginia Wesleyan College while also competing in cross country and track for the orange and black. Channell is a seasoned harrier for the Colts with accolades ...

WVU pitcher up for Spikes Award

MORGANTOWN — Junior right-handed pitcher Alek Manoah of the No. 17 West Virginia University baseball team has been named one of 25 semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award, as announced by USA Baseball on Wednesday. In the midst of one of the most impressive seasons in Mountaineer ...

Shane Hitt takes Raceway opener

KERENS — After getting rained out last week, Elkins Raceway got its 67th season opener in the books on Friday night. Threatening skies loomed as the gates opened and the first crowd of the season made their way to the hillside. In the Jenkins Ford Super Late Models, Logan Hitt tripped ...

Greinke exits early as D-backs cruise past Pirates

PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1 on Wednesday. Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Greinke would get an MRI on ...

SENATOR SIGNING

ELKINS  — Among family, coaches and friends, Elkins High School basketball standout Elliot White signed a letter-of-intent with Davis & Elkins College Tuesday afternoon at EHS. The senior guard, who is the all-time leading scorer at the school, had offers from several different ...

White will suit up for North squad in all-star classic

ELKINS — Elliot White will represent Elkins High School one more time before he goes on to play basketball at the next level at Davis & Elkins College. The all-time leading scorer in EHS boys basketball history has been selected for the West Virginia Athletic Directors ...

Elkins native makes impact for WLU

WEST LIBERTY — After garnering four straight All-Big 10 Conference honors as a Lady Tiger for Elkins High School, West Liberty University’s starting shortstop Haley Collett was clutch in helping the black and gold clinch a first-ever Mountain East Conference championship in 2019. The ...

Tucker’s Snyder inks to play golf at Glenville State

HAMBLETON — Tucker County High School senior Easton Snyder is taking four varsity letters earned out on the links to the next level after signing with Glenville State College last Friday to give the Pioneers a new walker on the golf course. “I started golfing in eight-grade. I just ...

B-U track squads prep for ‘AAA’ state meet

TENNERTON — A talented group of freshmen, and some seasoned veterans have led the way for the Buckhannon-Upshur girls track team this spring. When the Class AAA state meet gets underway Friday at Charleston’s Laidley Field, the Lady Bucs of coach Jackie Zuliani will be represented by ...