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Carter nominated for national awards

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. — West Virginia University senior guard Jevon Carter was announced as one of the 10 candidates by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for the 2018 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award. Named after Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic and Holy Cross guard ...

Lady Bucs win in Shootout tourney

INSTITUTE — The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buccaneers extended their win streak to 16 games, and improved their Class AAA No. 1 record to 20-1 Tuesday after taking out the Winfield Generals, 60-42, in the Little General Shootout hosted at West Virginia State University. Senior point guard Hanna ...

Tucker earns 17th victory

HAMBLETON — Tucker County jumped all over Moorefield Tuesday for a 77-20 win to improve to 17-1 while ranked at second in Class A. “We played a lot of kids, and held them to 8 points in the second half,” TCHS coach Dave Helmick said. “We played good defense.” It was senior night ...

Bulldogs fall at home to Fighting Irish, 86-62

MILL CREEK — Three Notre Dame players reached double figures in scoring Tuesday, as the Fighting Irish outgunned Tygarts Valley, 86-62, in boys varsity basketball action. “We played well, we just didn’t have enough horses,” TVHS coach Tom Wamsley said. “We kept them to within about ...

Battlers top Urbana, 79-68

PHILIPPI — The Alderson Broaddus men’s basketball team picked up their 15th win of the season as they topped Urbana 79-68 on Monday night at Rex Pyles Arena. A balanced attack led the Battlers (15-8) in Monday’s win as they improved to 15-8 on the season. Mike Davis led the Battlers ...

Lady Bulldogs earn road win

LOST CREEK — The Tygarts Valley Lady Bulldogs notched a good road win Tuesday evening by defeating South Harrison, 61-54. “We did a much better job offensively tonight,” TVHS coach Nancy Lewis said. “We had three players in double figures. It was a good win for us.” Abby Harris ...

Lady Colts grab victory in overtime

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour senior Kasey Neville paced the Lady Colts with a double-double Tuesday, helping the home team pick up a 58-56 overtime win over Lewis County in Big 10 Conference action. Neville, a Class AA champion in track and field for the Colts, racked up 16 points and 10 ...

Harman bows to Tucker County

HAMBLETON — Kaylee Dudley notched her fourth double-double of the season Tuesday; however, it wasn’t enough to push the Lady Panthers past the Tucker County junior varsity squad. The Lady Mountain Lions upended Harman, 53-42, in the non conference matchup. “Our girls played a great ...

TVMS bounces back against Pendleton

FRANKLIN — Riley Tackett and Garrett Gibson led the charge Tuesday to help Tygarts Valley Middle School defeat Pendleton County, 40-25, and bounce back from the team’s first loss of the season suffered at the hands of Philippi last week. “We didn’t play well in the first half,” TVMS ...

D&E Senators fall to Glenville State

GLENVILLE — The Davis & Elkins College men’s basketball team fell on the road Monday night at Glenville State 78-75 in non-conference action. The Senators took a 37-32 lead into the break and expanded on the lead early in the second half to as much as 13. However, Davis & Elkins ...

WVU survives to beat Sooners

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Lamont West scored 17 points, and No. 19 West Virginia survived a 32-point night from Oklahoma’s Trae Young to escape with a 75-73 win over the 17th-ranked Sooners on Monday night. Esa Ahmad and Sagaba Konate each scored 14 and Jevon Carter added 10 points, eight ...

Tygarts Valley boys pick up win

MILL CREEK — Brett Smith fired up 21 points Saturday to help Tygarts Valley High School defeat Valley Wetzel, 63-48, in boys varsity basketball action as part of the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament. “We came out flat in the first half,” TVHS coach Tom Wamsley said. ...

Texas women defeat Lady Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Once Jatarie White hit the floor, it was smooth sailing for Texas. White had 18 points and 10 rebounds for her second double-double of the season to lead No. 6 Texas over West Virginia 73-55 on Monday night. The Longhorns (19-4, 10-2 Big 12) opened up the game on a 7-0 ...

Pocahontas bows to Midland Trail

DUNMORE — A late fourth-quarter rally paved the way for Midland Trail to take a 59-55 overtime victory from Class A No. 10 ranked Pocahontas County during a game Saturday afternoon. The Lady Warriors took a 13-8 lead after the first period and ushered a 22-17 advantage into the locker room ...

Lady Bulldogs topped by Notre Dame

MILL CREEK — Although Tygarts Valley High School took on Notre Dame High School and had a strong defensive effort Monday night, the Lady Bulldogs came away with a loss. The final score was 58-37. TVHS coach Nancy Lewis said her team’s defense was great, especially in the first half. ...

Lady Mountain Lions top Lincoln

SHINNSTON — Tucker County sophomore Terra Kuhn racked up a double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to help the Class A No. 2 Mountain Lions collect a 56-47 win on the road at AA Lincoln High School. Kuhn also recorded 3 steals and 3 assists against the hosting Lady Cougars as ...

Eagles outshoot Patriots in Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles’ flight from last to first ended up with a Lombardi Trophy. In a record-setting shootout between Nick Foles and Tom Brady, the backup quarterback led a pressure-packed 75-yard drive to the winning touchdown, 11 yards to Zach Etrz with 2:21 to go ...

Lady Bucs win on road

GLEN DALE — Buckhannon-Upshur had four players in double-digit scoring Saturday as the Class AAA No. 1 Lady Buccaneers traveled nearly three hours to the northern panhandle and then handled business with a 65-44 win over AAA John Marshall. The hosting Lady Monarchs came under fire early and ...

EHS falls to Vikings

PETERSBURG — A huge fourth-quarter rally for the Petersburg Vikings Saturday led to a 61-59 victory over Elkins in boys varsity basketball action. The game was tied 10-10 after the first quarter and EHS took a narrow 27-25 advantage into the locker room at halftime. The Tigers kept the ...