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Randolph HOF welcomes athletes

ELKINS — The values of family, resilience and hard work were testified to again and again Saturday as a large crowd of friends, relatives and well-wishers turned out to witness the induction of eight teams and individuals into the Randolph County Secondary Schools Athletic Hall of Fame at the ...

EHS boys come up just short, 3-2

By Ben Simmons For The Inter-Mountain WEIRTON — Caleb Shipley scored a pair of goals Saturday but it wasn’t enough to help Elkins pull off a victory in the season opener against the Red Riders. The Tigers fell to Weir High School, 3-2, in boys varsity soccer action on the road. “For ...

HOF inductions set for today

ELKINS — The Randolph County Secondary Schools Athletic Hall of Fame will induct eight worthy teams and individuals today. The 24th induction ceremonies will begin at noon at the Gandy Dancer Theater. Among the inductees are George Viethmeyer. A 1925 graduate of Elkins High School, ...

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Jacob White will start at running back for Lewis County.

White to be a key starter for Lewis Co. Minutemen

ELKINS — Lewis County High School senior Jacob White was in Elkins recently to represent the Minutemen for The Inter-Mountain’s upcoming football preview guide, and said he is looking forward to his senior year. Having played two years of middle school football at Robert L. Bland, and ...

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ATV rider Devin Masters makes his way through a tight woods section en route to his overall win on Saturday. Masters has won two races overall this season.

Full Throttle riders dodge the rain

MASONTOWN — Finally, no rain! You couldn’t ask for better weather as Round 9 of the Full Throttle Harescramble Championship Series got underway last weekend. Not only was this event a “double points” race, Paul Koontz switched things up by allowing the dirt bike riders to race ...

Lady Tigers looking for another sectional title

ELKINS — The Lady Tigers have won three out of the past four sectional titles and head coach Scott Cutright is eyeing up another fantastic season on the soccer field. “The girls have some pretty high expectations,” Cutright said. “We’ve gotten off to a slow start a little bit with ...

Mountain Lions take second place

GRAFTON — Carleigh Bolyard shot a 41 Thursday as the Tucker County Mountain Lions finished in second place in a match-up at Tygart Lake Golf Course. “The kids weren’t happy with their scores tonight, but many good shots were executed,” TCHS coach Sam Goughnour said. “This is where ...

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The 2005 Elkins High School girls soccer team went undefeated and became state champions.

Antolini, soccer squad to be inducted

ELKINS — The Randolph County Secondary Schools Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome eight worthy teams and individuals on Saturday. The 24th induction ceremonies will begin at noon at the Gandy Dancer Theater. Among the inductees are Michael A. Antolini. In 1983, the Elkins High ...

Dylan Reckart

Tigers take second place at Elks

ELKINS — Chase Reckart was the leader on the links for the Tigers Wednesday, as Elkins finished in second place in a competition at the Elks Country Club. “Chase (Reckart) was our low man today,” EHS coach David Baird said. “He’s starting to play up to his potential. That’s ...

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The Buckhannon-Upshur High School boys soccer squad includes 31 players this year, including five seniors and nine juniors.

B-UHS prepares on the pitch

TENNERTON — Last season ended for Buckhannon-Upshur High School’s boys soccer squad a little earlier than the program is accustomed to after falling, 2-1, in the first round of sectional play against fellow Class AAA foe Morgantown High. Head coach Mike Donato is beginning his ninth ...

Fretwell, Huffman to enter Randolph Hall of Fame

ELKINS — Eight worthy teams and individuals will be inducted into the Randolph County Secondary Schools Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday. The 24th induction ceremonies will begin at noon at the Gandy Dancer Theater. Among the inductees are Sylvester Wilson Fretwell. He was a ...

Tigers take second place

KINGWOOD — Dylan Reckart earned the low medal Tuesday as Elkins High School took second place in a match at the Preston Country Club. “The good new is Dylan is ready and he’s got a little bit more confidence,” EHS coach David Baird said. “After our last home match where we tweaked a ...

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George Viethmeyer

Viethmeyer, Romero going into Hall of Fame

ELKINS — Eight worthy teams and individuals will be inducted into the Randolph County Secondary Schools Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday. The 24th induction ceremonies will begin at noon at the Gandy Dancer Theater. Among the inductees are George Viethmeyer. A 1925 graduate of ...

Elkins Lions Club to offer chicken burn to benefit football team

ELKINS — The Elkins Lions Club will be offering a chicken burn to benefit the Elkins High School football team this week. On Friday, dinners will be available starting at 5 p.m. before the Tigers face off with South Harrison at 7 p.m. at Wimer Field in their first scrimmage of the ...

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Shane Hitt of Buckhannon celebrates winning the Jenkins Ford Super Late Model main.

Friday Night Thunder rolls

KERENS — With the 65th Anniversary Season rapidly concluding, Elkins Raceway officials got yet another Friday Night Thunder program completed, with several repeat winners again visiting victory circle following the evening’s main events. Shane Hitt of Buckhannon scored the win in the ...

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The 1926 Elkins High School basketball team won the school’s second state championship in the sport.

Randolph HOF inductions set for Saturday

ELKINS — The Randolph County Secondary Schools Athletic Hall of Fame will induct eight worthy teams and individuals on Saturday. The 24th induction ceremonies will begin at noon at the Gandy Dancer Theater. Among the inductees are the1926 Elkins High School men’s basketball ...

Reckart powers Elkins to victory

ELKINS — Seniors Dylan and Chase Reckart set the pace on the golf course for the Elkins Tigers Monday as the team earned a victory over Lewis County and Philip Barbour at the Elks Country Club. “It was wet out there today,” EHS coach David Baird said. “Dylan (Reckart) started out ...

TVHS earns win on links

SNOWSHOE — Andrew Holbrook earned the low medal Monday to help the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs earn a team victory over Gilmer and Bath counties at the Raven Golf Course at Snowshoe Mountain. “We were glad the rain held off for the whole match and we were able to get it in,” TVHS coach ...