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Elkins Hosts MSFF Invitational

The Inter-Mountain photo by Logan Comer The Elkins High School cross country squad hosted the annual Mountain State Forest Festival Invitational Saturday morning on the Davis & Elkins College cross country course.

Lady Tigers edged by state champs, 1-0

WINFIELD — The Elkins High Lady Tigers faced their toughest opponent of the season so far on Saturday, falling 1-0 to defending Class AA West Virginia State Champion Winfield High School. “The whole point was to go down there and play against the defending state champs to measure and see ...

Buccaneers fall, 2-1

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur took a 1-0 lead into intermission Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as George Washington High School blanked the Bucs during the second half in order to secure a 2-1 victory on the pitch in Class AAA prep soccer action. “There’s a lot to be said about going ...

Lady Colts win 3 out of 4

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour High School picked up three wins after playing in four matches starting at 9 a.m. Saturday morning in the PB Spikeout tournament hosted at the Colts’ Corral. “It was a good tourney,” PBHS coach Heather Halfin said. “We showed signs of life at times, but not ...

Winning on the Road

WESTON — Thomas Talkington and Daniel Romans combined for nearly 400 yards rushing Friday, as Elkins ran past Lewis County, 24-3, in Big 10 Conference action. “I’ve been saying it all along, it’s a thunder and lightning combo,” EHS coach Evan Hott said. “They showed up tonight. ...

Bucs pound Huskies

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur blasted out to a 4-0 lead at the half against North Marion High School, and then filled the net with 5 more goals in the second period to drop the Huskies 9-0 in Big 10 Conference play. The Buccaneers took a lopsided 20-3 advantage in shots on goal, and blanked ...

Mountain Lions defeated by Northern Garrett, Md., 39-6

PARSONS — Things didn’t go very well for the Tucker County Mountain Lions Friday, as the team fell to Northern Garrett, Md., 39-6, in non-conference football action. The Mountain Lions finished the game with 135 yards of total offense, including 13 yards on the ground and 122 passing ...

Colts top Notre Dame, 56-32

CLARKSBURG — Philip Barbour High School visited historic Hite Field in Clarksburg Friday and garnered a 56-32 win over Notre Dame in a Class AA vs. A matchup. The Fighting Irish, along with the former high schools of Washington Irving and Roosevelt Wilson, and the current Liberty, are ...

Bulldogs drop Paden City, 52-14

PADEN CITY — The Tygarts Valley Bulldogs’ offense exploded Friday evening, defeating Paden City, 52-14, in varsity football action. “The guys played real well tonight,” TVHS coach Rodney Bright said. “They came out all fired up and ready to play, a lot better than last week. ...

Lady Tigers notch road win at Lincoln

SHINNSTON — Elkins goal keeper Taylor Phillips stonewalled Lincoln on Thursday, as the Lady Tigers blanked the Lady Cougars, 3-0, in Big 10 Conference action. “I felt we moved the ball really well,” EHS coach Scott Cutright said. “We had a little bit of difficulty getting started … ...

EHS Tigers to take on Lewis County

ELKINS — The Elkins Tigers will be looking for win number two of the young season when they travel to Lewis County tonight for a Big 10 Conference match-up. Last week EHS was able to overcome four turnovers in route to a 17-0 victory over Philip-Barbour. Running back Thomas Talkington led ...

Sunset Chase 5K set

ELKINS — The fourth annual Sunset Chase 5K Fun Run will take place in the streets of downtown Elkins at 7 p.m. Saturday. This family-friendly event starts and ends at the Elkins Depot and Welcome Center. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and the run will start at 7 p.m. at 315 Railroad ...

Tunnelton hosts season’s final Full Throttle event

TUNNELTON — The final round of the 10-race Full Throttle Harescramble Championship series was held recently in Tunnelton at Snuff Hollow, a new location. Snuff Hollow is on Goff Farm but on the opposite hillside from the other races that took place there this year. While Snuff Hollow ...

Lady Tigers move to 3-2

SHINNSTON — The Elkins High School volleyball team defeated Lincoln on the road Thursday evening to improve to 3-2 on the season. Elkins won the first set 25-18, lost the second 15-25 and then took the last two, 25-23 and 25-18. “This was a good conference win,” EHS coach Penny ...

Kids’ air rifle/pistol shooting event set

The Mountaineer Chapter of IWLA of Beverly will be hosting one of their annual Air Rifle/Pistol Shooting events Sunday. The competition will take place at the Tygart Valley Muzzleloaders Shooting Range, past the Izaak Walton Clubhouse, located 6 miles up Files Creek Road in ...

B-UHS ties with Preston

KINGWOOD — Buckhannon-Upshur notched their third tie of the season Tuesday after a 2-2 final score against Preston High School in Big 10 Conference action. “We moved the ball a lot better tonight than we did on Saturday and created more quality chances,” Bucs coach Mike Donato said. ...

Tucker earns win

CANAAN — Tucker County’s Carleigh Bolyard led the pack once again, this time taking the low medal in Thursday’s victory over Pendleton County at the Canaan Valley Golf Course. “The scores were pretty good tonight,” TCHS coach Sam Goughnour said. “We almost had 6 in the 40’s. ...

Elkins Tigers close out home schedule

ELKINS — All four of the Elkins seniors shot in the 40’s Wednesday as the Tiger golf team closed out their home slate at the Elks Country Club against Buckhannon-Upshur and North Marion high schools. “I thought the kids all played pretty decent,” EHS coach David Baird said. “We ...

Tucker Co. competes at Keyser

KEYSER — Tucker County senior Carleigh Bolyard finished just one stroke behind the leader Wednesday, as the Mountain Lions took fourth place at the Polish Pines Golf Course. Keyser’s Jacob Malcomb earned the low medal with 42 strokes. Bolyard finished the course with 43 strokes, while ...

TVMS notches victory

MILL CREEK — Tight end Brandon Bennett scored 3 touchdowns Wednesday to help Tygarts Valley Middle School engineer a come-from-behind victory over Pendleton County, 28-26. “It was a great ball game,” TVMS coach Adam Smith said. “The kids just came out and dominated on defense in the ...