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TVHS falls at home

MILL CREEK — Ridge Liggett torched the net for a season high 34 points Wednesday, as Pendleton County cruised past Tygarts Valley, 68-54, in boys varsity basketball action. “We came out flat in the first quarter,” PCHS coach Ryan Lambert said. “We made some adjustments at halftime and ...

Tucker Valley Middle School girls earn PVL Championship

MOOREFIELD — The Tucker Valley Middle School Girls’ Varsity Basketball team has completed a successful season. The team received the No. 1 seed in the PVL Tournament and traveled to East Hardy Middle School on Feb. 6 to play No. 4 seed Union. Tucker Valley got an overtime victory ...

EMS advances to title game

PHILIPPI — Andy Shiflett scored 14 points Wednesday, as the Elkins Hornets downed Tygarts Valley Middle School, ,45-35, to advance to the championship round of the area middle school varsity tournament played at Philippi Middle School. EMS will now face Philippi on Friday at 7:30 p.m. for ...

Lincoln’s defense holds down EHS

ELKINS — Senior Taylor Maynard racked up 12 points for the Lady Tigers Tuesday, but a stingy defense for the Lincoln Cougars led to a 43-29 victory over Elkins. “We struggled in the second quarter,” EHS coach Matt Davis said. “We had plenty of opportunities to compete. As a ...

Lady Warriors notch victory

DUNMORE — Charity Warder set the pace for the Lady Warriors Tuesday, as Class A No. 9 ranked Pocahontas County nipped Greenbrier West, 41-38, in girls varsity basketball action. Warder was the leading scorer for PCHS with 10 points. She also pulled down 7 rebounds in the contest. Other top ...

Harman falls short at home

HARMAN — The Lady Cougars strolled into Harman Tuesday and pulled away with a 70-58 victory in girls varsity basketball action. “Our girls played a good first half,” HHS coach Todd Raines said. “We had trouble getting the ball inside, but our shooting guard Natalie Teter stepped up in ...

10 Elkins High Tigers headed to state swimming tournament

ELKINS — After picking up solid qualifying times on the regional platform, the Elkins High School swim team is sending 10 student-athletes off to the state tournament meet in Morgantown today. Day one of the preliminary rounds at the West Virginia University Natatorium, situated nearby ...

Lady Bulldogs post win in tournament

MILL CREEK — The Tygarts Valley Middle School Lady Bulldogs junior varsity team defeated Green Bank Middle, 34-16, Tuesday evening during opening round play in the 17th annual TVMS Seventh-Grade Tournament. “We scored 16 points in the second quarter,” said TVMS coach Tim Coberly. ...

Lady Vikings top Moorefield

MOOREFIELD — Petersburg put themselves back on the winning side of things with a solid 42-37 road win over Moorefield during a non-divisional Potomac Valley Conference contest, improving the Vikings record to 8-13. It was a near draw at halftime, as the visitors led by 1 point, 17-16. ...

PB Colts gallop past EHS Tigers

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour senior Cole Whited collected 17 first-half points put into the south end bucket at the Colts’ Corral Monday, helping Class AA No. 6 PB take an 81-51 win over Elkins in Big 10 Conference action. Whited finished the contest with a double-double, racking up 21 ...

Nestor sets scoring record

HAMBLETON — Tucker County senior Sydney Nestor set the new top record for scoring among girls and boys for Tucker County High School basketball Monday during a 73-23 dismantling of East Hardy in Potomac Valley Conference action on the mountain. Nestor has been an absolute force for the Lady ...

Wildcats dominate Panthers

FRANKLIN — Senior forward Ridge Liggett poured in 17 points Monday, as Pendleton County cruised past Harman, 62-22, in boys varsity basketball action. “It was an ugly first half, both ways,” PCHS coach Ryan Lambert said. “We didn’t come out with much energy and we didn’t play very ...

Irish top Bulldogs

CLARKSBURG — Tygarts Valley High School’s Logan George notched a career-high 27 points Monday against Notre Dame High School, but in the end the Bulldogs couldn’t pull off an upset against the high-powered Irish. NDHS won the matchup, 90-56. “We ran into one of the top teams in the ...

Harman Lady Panthers down Pendleton, 46-31

FRANKLIN — Freshman sensation Sheridan Bonner recorded her 12th double-double of the season Monday, as the Lady Panthers topped Pendleton County, 46-31, in girls varsity basketball action. “These girls never quit,” Harman High School coach Todd Raines said. “This was probably the best ...

Shriver sets new three-point record

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour senior David Shriver lit up the rims on both ends of the Colts’ Corrall Saturday with 8 three-pointers, en route to setting the new PBHS career three-pointer record at 163 during an 82-48 win over visiting sectional foe Keyser High School. Former PB standout R.J. ...

No. 19 WVU falls to Oklahoma St.

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Road games against ranked teams don’t seem to be much of a problem for coach Mike Boynton Jr. and his Cowboys. Kendall Smith and Cameron McGriff each scored 20 points and Oklahoma State beat another ranked team on the road, topping No. 19 West Virginia 88-85 ...

Late run dooms ’Dogs

CLARKSBURG — Logan George tallied 13 points Saturday, but it wasn’t enough to help the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs garner a victory over Wirt County in the consolation round of the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament. The Bulldogs lost the contest, 57-52, at Robert C. Byrd High ...

Mountaineers take down Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas — Four players finished in double figures as the West Virginia University women’s basketball team got back to its winning ways with a 74-60 win over Texas Tech, on Saturday, at the United Supermarkets Arena, in Lubbock, Texas. Junior guard Katrina Pardee finished with a ...

Pocahontas wins tourney

CLARKSBURG — The Pocahontas County Warriors claimed the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament Class A Championship Saturday, downing Van 73-51. The WVHIT championship game was played at Robert C. Byrd High School. The Warriors’ Briar Wilfong led all scorers with 23 points and ...