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Five EHS Lady Tigers earn honors

ELKINS — The Lady Tigers didn’t win the conference crown this season, but five players did walk away with All Big 10 Conference honors. The list was released this week. “It was good to see the girls get represented on the list,” EHS coach Scott Cutright said. “We play in an ...

Big 10 releases All-Conference list

ELKINS — Recent voting by soccer coaches in the Big 10 Conference has named the 2017 All-Conference class, with local high schools Buckhannon-Upshur, Elkins and Philip Barbour each recognized for their individual student athletes competing on the pitch. The Buccaneers nabbed two spots on the ...

WVWC player wins award

BUCKHANNON — Mary Cooper is simply carrying on a tradition. Last week she was named the Mountain East Conference “Defender of the Year.” Cooper has led the Lady Bobcats to a sterling 17-2-1 record this season, and earned her second consecutive First-Team All-Conference Award. She ...

Davis & Elkins volleyball squad falls to Alderson Broaddus

PHILIPPI — The Davis & Elkins volleyball squad fell to rival Alderson Broaddus 3-1 Tuesday night. In the first set, D&E traded leads with AB and had several chances to win the game, but were unable to hold onto the lead. The Senators ultimately fell 28-26. In the second set, ...

Senators earn invitation to NCAA tourney

INDIANAPOLIS — The Davis & Elkins College men’s soccer team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II National Tournament, being announced as the No. 4 seed in the Midwest Region during Monday night’s selection show. The Senators will face No. 5 seed Saginaw Valley State in the ...

Bobcats down Glenville, 27-20

GLENVILLE — The West Virginia Wesleyan football team used two explosive plays on offense to grab an early lead and an opportunistic defense picked off four passes including an interception on a potential game-tying drive late in the fourth quarter by Glenville State for an impressive 27-20 ...

Alderson Broaddus Battlers fall on the road at Findlay, 70-28

FINDLAY, Ohio — The Alderson Broaddus football team fell at No. 22 Findlay 70-28 on Saturday afternoon at Donnell Stadium. After the Oilers (9-1 overall, 6-0 G-MAC) jumped out to a 14-0 lead just under three minutes into the game, AB return man Maurice Thomas took the ensuing kickoff back ...

Philip Barbour earns regional crown, headed to state tourney

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour ripped their own scoreboard at home Saturday with 6 sets worth of wins while only suffering 2 losses en route to earning a Class AA Region I title. The two-time defending state champion squad is slated to be back in Charleston for a possible 3-peat when play ...

No. 10 Colts to take on Point Pleasant

PHILIPPI — The WVSSAC 2017 West Virginia prep football playoffs brackets have been set, and Class AA No. 10 Philip Barbour is slated to be at No. 7 Point Pleasant in Mason County Saturday for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff in the opening round. The Colts added to school history on Friday by producing ...

D&E adding new sport 

TEMPE, Ariz. — Davis & Elkins College Director of Athletics Jamie Joss announced the addition of Women’s Triathlon at the Title IX reception Friday evening prior to the Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championship on Sunday. “The NCAA triathlon movement is gaining momentum, ...

WVU tops Iowa State, moves to No. 23

MORGANTOWN (AP) — A scolding from coach Dana Holgorsen after a double-digit loss a week ago helped West Virginia’s players regain their focus and throw a wrench in No. 14 Iowa State’s magical season. Will Grier threw two touchdown passes, Justin Crawford broke out of a three-game slump ...

Satisfying Season Finale

ELKINS — Daniel Romans scored 4 touchdowns Friday as the Elkins Tigers cruised past Big 10 Conference Rival Buckhannon-Upshur, 47-14, in the season finale. “We had the game plan and the kids followed the plan to perfection,” EHS coach Evan Hott said. “It was nice to see, after ...

Philip Barbour upsets RCB, 21-20, for 8th win

PHILIPPI — Class AA No. 13 Philip Barbour came into Friday’s contest knowing that at least a certain measure of control over their potential state playoffs destiny was in their own hands. After going to the halftime locker room trailing Big 10 Conference rival No. 12 Robert C. Byrd ...

Wildcats tame Bulldogs, 48-0

FRANKLIN — Jared Harman went over 1,000 yards rushing for the season Friday, as the Pendleton County Wildcats ran past Tygarts Valley, 48-0. Harman set the tone for PCHS with 198 yards and 2 touchdowns on 35 carries. Quarterback Kole Puffenberger racked up 247 yards passing with 4 ...

Elkins, B-UHS to meet for 96th time

ELKINS — One of the longest-played rivalries in the state of West Virginia will resume tonight at Wimer Stadium as Elkins and Buckhannon-Upshur meet for the 96th time. Last week EHS was able to end a four-game losing skid as they defeated Grafton 37-14 on the road. In the win both Daniel ...

Senators volleyball squad falls to Malone on the road

NORTH CANTON, Ohio — The Davis & Elkins College volleyball team fell to Malone in three sets Thursday night, 25-12, 25-13, 25-14. In all three sets, the Senators fell behind early but was unable to overcome the deficit, ultimately losing in straight sets. Sasha Johnson and Alexa ...