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Philip Barbour senior Chelsea Mayle has been named to the Class AA All-State squad for the third year in a row. Mayle scored more than 1,200 points in her high school career.

PBHS places two on Class AA All-State list

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour High School senior Chelsea Mayle and 11th-grade teammate Adriana Christopher helped the Lady Colts battle to a record of 14-11 this season, the best PBHS mark over the past four years, and have been recognized accordingly with Class AA All-State honors. Mayle ...

WVU tackles Gonzaga tonight

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Bob Huggins said his friendship with Gonzaga coach Mark Few goes back many years when the two used to work clinics together and meet up at the coaches’ convention during Final Four weekend. This year, Huggins and Few probably have teams good enough to reach the Final ...

D&E sweeps a pair

GLENVILLE — The Davis & Elkins College softball team picked up a pair of wins over Glenville State, as the bats came alive to total 20 runs in 9-0 and 11-4 victories. It took a while for the bats to get going in the game, as the Senators held just a 1-0 lead heading to the fifth inning ...

Alderson Broaddus junior shortstop Samantha Turner tracks down a WVU Tech Lady Golden Bear for a tag out in game two on Wednesday at North Philippi Park.

Lady Battlers take doubleheader from W.Va. Tech

PHILIPPI — The Alderson Broaddus softball team scored a combined 19 runs Wednesday afternoon as they earned the sweep over West Virginia Tech with 11-8 and 8-4 victories in their home opener at North Philippi Field. After a scoreless first, the Battlers jumped out in front in the second to ...

Tucker, Tygarts Valley athletes named to Class A list

ELKINS — The boys varsity basketball season is in the books and several area players have been named to the Class A All-State team. Tucker County’s Ethan Crosten went over 1,000 points for his high school basketball career this season, finishing with 1,102 points. He was named to the ...

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WVWC names new coach

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan Interim President Boyd Creasman and Director of Athletics Randy Tenney announced that Jack Meriwether has been named the head men’s basketball coach at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Meriwether served as the interim head coach for the past two months, ...

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WVU will look to its backcourt veterans against Gonzaga

MORGANTOWN — As you listen to the analysts, experts and knowledgeable people break down the NCAA Tournament, you frequently hear them talk about the value of having older, experienced backcourts. Yes, college basketball is a guard-oriented game these days and basically has been that way ...

EHS to open season hosting Bulldogs

ELKINS — Unless Mother Nature decides otherwise, Elkins and Tygarts Valley high schools will open their varsity baseball seasons against each other today at Bluegrass Park in Elkins. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. “Hopefully it doesn’t rain,” EHS coach Jack Crumm said Monday evening. ...

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Tucker lands 3 players on All-State list

HAMBLETON — Tucker County High School’s girls basketball team earned three spots on the Class A All-State team selected by recent voting from the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. Senior Elizabeth Nichols, junior Sydney Nestor and freshman Terra Kuhn helped to power TCHS to a ...

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Elkins High School sophomore Jesse Tallman prepares for the state archery competition, set for Saturday at the Charleston Civic Center

EHS sophomore is headed to state archery competition

ELKINS — An Elkins High School student has earned the right to compete in the state archery competition in Charleston on Saturday. Jesse Tallman, an EHS 10th-grader, has made her mark as one of the best high school archers in the state. Tallman scored 276 out of a possible 300 in a ...

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Union High School’s Colleena Burdock dribbles the ball toward the basket during a game this season

Burdock named to Class A First Team

MT. STORM — Class A state champion Union High School’s senior Colleena Burdock completed her latest chapter of Grant County prep sports history this week by being voted a First-Team member on the All-State team. Burdock has racked up multiple track and field state titles, and averaged ...

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Sagaba Konate slams for two points against Notre Dame Saturday at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. The Mountaineers won to move onto the Sweet 16.

‘Sweet’ Win

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Don’t be fooled by the Mountaineers referring to themselves as “Press” Virginia as a result of their relentless defensive pressure. This team can score. Led by Jevon Carter’s 24 points, the Mountaineers outshot the Fighting Irish in an 83-71 win on Saturday to ...

Wesleyan tennis team beats D&E

VIENNA — West Virginia Wesleyan survived a doubles surge from Davis and Elkins to take a 2-1 lead into singles play, and held off the Senators for a 6-3 non-conference win here Saturday evening in men’s tennis action. Wesleyan captured No. 2 doubles behind Nathan Sabate and Ferran Berga ...

ABU Battlers baseball falls

INDIANAPOLIS — The Alderson Broaddus baseball team lost the rubber match of the three game series 13-3 to No.17 University of Indianapolis Sunday afternoon at Greyhound Park. With the score tied 1-1 in the fifth, the Greyhounds scored six in the fifth and then added five in the sixth to ...

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The Davis & Elkins College men’s and women’s track and field teams had a strong showing on Friday and Saturday at the Washington & Lee Carnival meet.

Senators have strong performances at W&L Carnival event

LEXINGTON, Va. — The Davis & Elkins College Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams had a strong showing on Friday and Saturday at the Washington & Lee Carnival event. Daniel Jarrell had perhaps the biggest performances of the weekend for Davis & Elkins, taking a second ...

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Armstrong World Industries is working with local officials to combat a traffic issue in Beverly.

Armstrong acts to correct traffic issue

BEVERLY — It was nothing less than 30 years of experience that helped Chicago resident Frank Snell maneuver his way out of a tough predicament recently in Beverly. Snell — like dozens of tractor-trailer truck drivers before him — made the fateful turn onto Files Creek Road at the ...

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WVU coach Bob Huggins reacts to a call against Bucknell Thursday at KeyBank Center in Buffalo during NCAA tournament round-one action.

Showdown Saturday

AMHERST, N.Y. — An old Big East rivalry will be renewed today in Buffalo when the fourth-seeded West Virginia Mountaineers take on fifth-seeded Notre Dame in an NCAA Tournament second-round game to be played at KeyBank Center. Today’s game will tip off at 12:10 p.m. and will be ...

WVWC Bobcats ranked No. 3

INDIANAPOLIS — The Intercollegiate Tennis Association released the second poll of the spring season Wednesday, and West Virginia Wesleyan has moved up four spots into the top three following last week's win over Chowan. The Bobcats (3-4) come in at No. 3, behind No. 1 Bluefield State, which ...