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Colts blanked by Indians

PHILIPPI —Bridgeport halted Philip Barbour’s three-game winning streak with a 5-0 Big 10 Conference victory Tuesday at George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park. The Colts saw their record fall to 5-4 on the season. They are set to travel to Pocahontas County and will return home on Thursday ...

Lady Tigers capture 4-0 win at East

FAIRMONT — Class AA, No. 2 Elkins captured a 4-0 win over East Fairmont Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference action at East-West Stadium. The Lady Tigers are now 11-1-1 overall and 7-0-1 in Big 10 play. They will host sectional rival Lewis County at 6 p.m. Thursday at Davis & Elkins ...

Price collects 21 kills in EHS win

ELKINS — Sam Price had 21 kills to lead the Elkins High School volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Fairmont Senior Tuesday night in Big 10 play at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium The Lady Tigers are now an even 8-8 on the season and will travel to East Fairmont today. Elkins took the ...

TV’s Staten part of historical girls golf tournament

MILL CREEK — Tygarts Valley’s Mackenzie Staten competed in a historical golf tournament last week at Mingo Bottom Golf Club in Elizabeth. Staten was among the field of 50 golfers that competed in the first-ever West Virginia High School Girls Invitational Golf ...

ABU’s Czelusniak, Hodge honored

PHILIPPI — Junior quarterback Joe Czelusniak and freshman cross country runner Kierra Hodge were named Alderson Broaddus University Battlers of the Week for the week of Sept. 17-23. Czelusniak led the Battlers to a 45-17 victory in the fourth I-79 Barrel Classic against Glenville State. He ...

WVU to face Penn State in charity exhibition

MORGANTOWN —The West Virginia University men’s basketball team will host a charity exhibition game against Penn State inside the WVU Coliseum on Saturday, Nov. 3. Proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross' hurricane relief efforts. The game time will be determined once the WVU-Texas ...

Mountain Lions move up to second

After shutting out double-A Philip Barbour, Tucker County moved up from third to second in this week’s Class A SSAC ratings released on Tuesday afternoon. The Mountain Lions, who are yielding just 7.3 points per game on defense, are 5-0 on the season after blanking the Colts, 10-0, ...

Tiger runners roar at Bearcat meet

GRAFTON — The Elkins High School girls placed third and the boys eighth at the Bearcat Invitational held on Saturday morning. It was the fifth meet in 15 days for the EHS squads. The Lady Tigers finished with 93 points. Morgantown took team honors with 23 points, followed by Fairmont ...

Philip Barbour spikers sweep

KEYSER — Philip Barbour pushed their regular season record win total out to 20 over the weekend, sweeping a sectional tournament seeding playoff hosted at Keyser High School. Frankfort was the only squad to take a set from the three-time defending double-A champion Lady Colts. Philip ...

Lady Tigers down TVHS

MILL CREEK — The Elkins volleyball squad topped Tygarts Valley in straight sets, 25-15, 25-11 and 25-11, Monday night. For Elkins, now 7-8 on the season, Sam Price had 6 kills, Jordan Phillips had 9 ace serves and 1 kill, Morgan Bowers had 9 set assists and Alicia Arbogast had 7 ace serves ...

WVU, Grier best K-State

MORGANTOWN (AP) — West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen isn’t worried about quarterback Will Grier being overwhelmed by the attention and pressure that comes with being a Heisman Trophy candidate. Grier has thrown far too many passes. Played in far too many games. Diagnosed far too many ...

Big plays propel Bulldogs to win

Three different scoring plays over 70 yards propelled Tygarts Valley to a 51-10 road win at Clay-Battelle on Friday night. The Bulldogs climbed back into the Class A playoff chase with the victory over the 16th-ranked Cee Bees and are now 2-2 on the season. They will remain on the road Friday ...

Tiger booters blank Weir, 4-0

ELKINS—Elkins used a pair of goals from Liam Gongola in a 4-0 win over Weir Saturday at the EHS Field. Devan Fletcher and Sahavit Chunuan added one goal apiece for the Tigers. Earning assists were Liam Gongola, David Gongola and Fletcher. Greyson Howell earned the shutout in goal for ...

Mountain State Forest Festival Bass Fishing Classic

The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Above left, Elkins residents Rodney Thompson, left, and Nathan Yocum show off fish, weighing 5.57 pounds, Saturday during the 2018 Mountain State Forest Festival DJ Rogers and Rondal Blake Memorial Bass Fishing Classic at Scotts Ford Fishing Pier. Above ...

Turnovers plague Vikings in setback to Weir

PETERSBURG — Donavan Kirby rushed for 212 yards and three scores as Class AA, No. 4 Weir picked up a 25-15 road win over No. 11 Petersburg on Saturday afternoon. The Vikings, who were plagued by six turnovers, led 15-10 before Kirby’s TD run late in the first half gave the Red Riders an ...

Battlers roll past GSC in I-79 Barrel Classic

GLENVILLE — Joe Czelusniak threw for 355 yards and three touchdowns as Alderson Broaddus University topped Glenville State, 45-17, in the fourth playing of the I-79 Barrel Classic at Morris Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Czelusniak completed 24 of 32 passes and his top target was Maurice ...

Tucker blank Colts, 10-0

PARSONS — Class A, No. 3 Tucker County used a strong defensive effort and just enough offense to defeat Philip Barbour, 10-0, Friday night in front of the homecoming crowd at R.H. Armstrong Memorial Field at Class of 1984 Stadium. The Mountain Lions recorded their second shutout of the ...

WVU hosts Wildcats in Big 12 debut

MORGANTOWN (AP —West Virginia quarterback Will Grier would prefer not going down to the wire this time against Kansas State. Grier struggled in the second half a year ago against the Wildcats’ defense, West Virginia didn’t score after halftime and was lucky to escape with a 28-23 win ...

TCHS golfers take title

FRANKLIN — Tucker County captured the PVC golf championship held Wednesday at the Highlands Golf Club at Fisher Mountain. The Mountain Lions carded a team-total 399. Moorefield (406), Tygarts Valley (429) and Pendleton County (439) rounded out the team scoring. Tucker County’s Sheryl ...