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Elkins, TVHS set to tangle

MILL CREEK — Girls varsity basketball action takes center court tonight, as the Lady Bulldogs are set to host Elkins in the season opener. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. EHS second year coach Matt Davis said his team is looking forward to getting the season underway. The Elkins ...

Pocahontas County girls get victory

CHARMCO — Powered by five sophomores, Pocahontas County came back from a halftime deficit Thursday to defeat Greenbrier West, 40-36, in the girls varsity basketball season opener. After falling behind 15-11 at halftime, the Lady Warriors gained a 21-20 advantage by the end of the third ...

TVMS boys nip Tucker Valley

PARSONS — Garrett Gibson tallied 17 points Friday to help Tygarts Valley Middle School nip Tucker Valley, 39-37, in boys varsity basketball action. “It was a heck of a game,” Bulldogs coach James Markley said. “It was a back and forth game the whole way through. I was real proud of ...

Middle School Hoops Season Opens

The Inter-Mountain photos by Logan Comer Tygarts Valley Middle School’s Emily Tackett, above, makes her way to the basket with the ball during the Lady Bulldogs’ contest hosting the Tucker Valley Middle School Lady Wildcats Thursday evening. It was the season opener for the Lady Bulldogs, ...

Carter leads No. 19 WVU to win

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Jevon Carter scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds and No. 19 West Virginia used an early second-half run to beat NJIT 102-69 on Thursday night. Carter had his five steals that made him WVU’s all-time leader with 255, passing Greg Jones’ record set in 1983. West ...

AB gets win in G-MAC opener

CANTON, Ohio — After trailing by eight at halftime, the Alderson Broaddus men’s basketball team shot more than 50 percent in the second half in route to a 76-74 victory at Malone University on Thursday evening at Osborne Hall. “I guess it was just focus,” said Mike Davis on the ...

D&E men fall in G-MAC opener, 67-57

NORTH CANTON, Ohio — The Davis & Elkins College men’s basketball team fell to Walsh University 67-57 Thursday night on the road in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference opener. The Senators trailed by as much as 22 in the second half, but made a serious comeback effort, cutting the ...

WVU players named to watch lists

MORGANTOWN —West Virginia University junior guard Tynice Martin has been named to the 2018 Wade Trophy Watch List, as announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) on Wednesday. Additionally, Martin and senior forward Teana Muldrow were named to the 2018 Citizen ...

Lady Bulldogs fall 55-33 to Notre Dame

CLARKSBURG — The Tygarts Valley High School girls basketball season kicked off the season on the road Wednesday night, losing to Notre Dame 55-33. “In the second quarter we went cold and Notre Dame really took over with the three-pointers,” TVHS head coach Nancy Lewis said. “They ...

Tucker opens with Notre Dame

HAMBLETON — Tucker County High School’s girls basketball program has made 13 straight trips to Charleston for Class A playoff appearances. The Lady Mountain Lions will open this season’s campaign at home on Friday against single A rival Notre Dame at 6 p.m. on the mountain. Tucker High ...

D&E men fall to Charleston

CHARLESTON — The Davis & Elkins College men’s basketball team lost to the University of Charleston 66-59 on Monday night. The Senators and the Golden Eagles traded leads throughout the game until Charleston took the lead at 58-57 with four minutes left in the game and held on to ...

Stewart soars for WVWC

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia is indeed a long way from California. But for West Virginia Wesleyan senior basketball player Mari Stewart, a native of Templeton, California, the mountains of Central West Virginia has been the haven for an outstanding college career. Stewart grew up in ...

Black Bears donate to Operation Welcome Home

GRANVILLE — The West Virginia Black Bears announced that, in partnership with BUSH’S Beans, they will provide a donation to Operation Welcome Home as part of #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration, on Nov. 28. Celebrated on the ...

WVU moves up to No. 19 in AP poll

MORGANTOWN — Following Sunday night’s 16-point, second-half comeback victory over Missouri, West Virginia jumped four spots in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll to No. 19. The Mountaineers advanced one spot in this week’s USA Today coaches’ poll to No. 19 as well. It’s ...

Battlers win third straight game

ATHENS — The Alderson Broaddus men’s basketball team improved to 4-1 on the season as they topped Concord University 72-69. Tied at 59 with just under five minutes to play, Malik Bocook gave the Battlers a 61-59 lead on a layup. After a pair of stops two minutes later, Mike Mitchell put ...

D&E’s Parker earns honor

INDIANAPOLIS — Davis & Elkins junior guard Edmund Parker (Dayton, Ohio/Ponitz CTC) was tabbed the new Great Midwest Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference Monday afternoon. Parker had a monster performance in the Senators’ 95-86 victory ...

WVWC Bobcats fall at Gary Miller Classic

ERIE, Pa. — West Virginia Wesleyan’s men’s basketball squad battled the 6-2 St. Rose Golden Knights’ tight in the consolation game of Gannon University’s 34th annual Gary Miller Classic. In the end, the Bobcats came up just short in a 71-64 final. In a first half that featured eight ...

RECOGNITION

PHILIPPI — Recent voting by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association elected the 2017 Class AA All-State squad. Named captain of the First Team All State squad was Philip Barbour junior McKenzie Carpenter. Maddi Carpenter also made the First Team. Both players also earned First Team ...