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Late run lifts Hawks past TV, 56-49

MILL CREEK — South Harrison scored the game’s final seven points to get past a determined Tygarts Valley squad, 56-49, Tuesday night in Mason-Dixon Conference action. The Bulldogs never trailed in the game until the Hawks (10-2) went on a 7-0 run over the final 3:00 of ...

Tigers capture sixth straight win

WESTON — Elliot White fired in 32 points as Elkins held off Lewis County, 79-71, Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference play. It was the sixth straight win for the Tigers, who are now 11-4 on the season under first-year coach Amrit Rayfield. “In the second and third quarters, we played ...

PBHS wears down Preston in 89-66 win

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour got back into the win column Tuesday night with an 89-66 win over Preston High School in Big 10 Conference action. The Colts improved to 6-5 after dropping contests to Lincoln and Bridgeport. Senior Colton Criss dropped in a trio of treys in the first ...

Harman gets by Union

MOUNT STORM — Ten different players recorded points as Harman claimed a 55-33 win over Union Tuesday night in PVC action. Coy Teter scored 12 and Jacob Teter added 10 to lead the Panthers, who led 24-19 at the intermission before outscoring the Tigers 11-5 in the third frame. Blaine ...

Snyder sparks Tucker past EH

HAMBLETON — Tucker County improved its record to 4-8 Tuesday evening after besting Potomac Valley Conference rival East Hardy with a 62-47 decision. The Cougars took a 14-13 lead after one quarter of play before the two squads slowed a second quarter down to an 18-all tie by the time ...

Petersburg girls best Wildcats

FRANKLIN — The Petersburg High School girls improved to 8-7 with a 69-25 win over Pendleton County on Tuesday night. Jenna Burgess hit 5 of 9 at the line for the Lady Vikings toward 13 points, while teammate Kayla Lantz also put 13 in the scoring column. Holding the Wildcats to a pair ...

Belington sweeps Elkins Middle girls

BELINGTON — The Elkins Middle School varsity and junior varsity squads fell to Belington on Tuesday night. BMS took the varsity contest by a 29-18 score. Autumn Lane led the Lady Hornets with 10 points, while Emily Denison had 17 and Darcy Knight four for the Lady Hawks. The contest was ...

AB track teams compete in meet at Marietta, Ohio

MARIETTA, Ohio — The Alderson Broaddus track & field teams competed at the Pioneer Open hosted by Marietta College on Saturday. The men’s team posted a 10th-place finish, while the women’s team finished sixth. On the men’s side, Malik Washington started AB off with the 55m with ...

Mountain Lions stumble in MLK Classic

FAIRMONT — Class A Tucker County’s eight-game win streak was finally snapped Monday afternoon at East Fairmont High School after the Lady Mountain Lions dropped a 74-36 decision to double-A Pikeview in the MLK Classic. “We didn’t come to play (Monday) and Pikeview is pretty good,” ...

Lady Bulldogs top Elkins

MILL CREEK — The Tygarts Valley High School Lady Bulldogs defeated in-county rivals the Elkins High School Lady Tigers, 45-37, Monday evening in Mill Creek. TVHS coach Nancy Lewis said her team played well and earned a “good win.” “We played very well defensively tonight,” she ...

Senators down Salem

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College women’s swimming team improved to 6-3 on the year in dual meets, defeating the visiting Salem Tigers 161-81 on Senior Day in the Myles Pool. Eleonora Pierre picked up three individual wins on the day, winning 100-yard Butterfly (1:03.90), 50-yard ...

WVU’s Carter wins second straight Hardman Award

CHARLESTON — Jevon Carter’s final season as an amateur was a record breaker. The former West Virginia University men’s basketball standout wrapped up his college career in 2018 as the school’s all-time leader in steals (330) and became the only player from a Power Five conference to ...

White’s 28 lift Tigers over Bucs

ELKINS — Elliot White fired in 28 points to help pace Elkins to a 73-58 victory over rival Buckhannon-Upshur Saturday night in front of a packed house at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. The Tigers, who improved to 10-4 on the season with their fifth consecutive win, fired out of ...

TVHS girls cruise

MILL CREEK — Abby Harris poured in 19 points and grabbed six rebounds to help lead Tygarts Valley to a 54-42 win over South Harrison Saturday in Mason-Dixon Conference play. Abby Lanham added 12 points and six assists for the Lady Bulldogs, who led 32-21 at intermission. The Lady Hawks ...

Cedarville pulls away from D&E men

CEDARVILLE — The Davis & Elkins College men’s basketball team dropped an 88-71 road decision at Cedarville Saturday in G-MAC play. The Senators were close for the majority of the first half, but Cedarville went on a run going into the break to build a 45-38 halftime edge. The Yellow ...

Strong second half powers Bridgeport past PB girls

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour never recovered from an early deficit in dropping a 63-23 decision to Bridgeport Friday night in Big 10 Conference play. The Lady Indians jumped out to a 9-1 advantage and led by 12 points, at 25-13, at the half. Bridgeport smothered the hosts with an 18-3 ...

AB men’s spikers fall to Coker, 3-1

PHILIPPI — The Alderson Broaddus men’s volleyball team fell 3-1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-21, 26-24) to visiting Coker Saturday afternoon at Rex Pyles Arena. Cameron Snaden led all players for AB with 22 kills. Terrell Hightower notched nine kills to go with four blocks. Chase Christiansen added ...

D&E women fall to G-MAC’s top squad

CEDARVILLE, Ohio — The Davis & Elkins women’s basketball team fell to the GMAC-leading Cedarville Yellow Jackets, 69-53, on the road Saturday. The Senators took an early lead, but the Yellow Jackets quickly took control of the game, holding a 15-6 advantage at the end of the first ...

Mountaineers stun No. 7 Kansas

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self left his postgame news conference, saw West Virginia’s Bob Huggins down a hallway and stopped for a handshake. “Go win the rest of them,” Self said. Wishful thinking, perhaps. But Huggins will gladly take this one over his friend in what has ...

No. 2 Baylor bests WVU women

WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown scored 17 points and No. 2 Baylor beat West Virginia 79-47 on Sunday to remain unbeaten in Big 12 play. The Lady Bears (15-1, 5-0) shot 50 percent from the floor, including 58 percent in a dominant first half. Baylor never trailed after an 8-0 run in the ...