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Bulldog Power

MILL CREEK — School is out for summer, but the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs hope to give one last lesson in baseball today, when the team competes in the WVSSA Class A State Tournament in Charleston. The No. 4 seed TVHS (20-8) is set to play No. 1 seed Ravenswood (22-10) at 4:30 p.m. at ...

Evan Hott to lead EHS football

ELKINS — Elkins High School will have a new head football coach this coming season, and the last name will be a familiar one to those who’ve followed the program for the last 20 years. Evan Hott will be the 15th head coach in school history, and joins a distinguished list of former ...

Youth golf clinics on tap

ELKINS — The John Ballantyne Memorial Junior Golf Association and Elkins Elks BPOE 1135 are set to host another series of youth golf clinics this summer. Sign-ups are scheduled for June 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Elks Country Club. “I think it’s a good opportunity to get the ...

‘Keep the Change’

ELKINS — Allegheny Insurance Services Inc. recently announced the Elkins High School girls basketball team as winners of their latest “Keep the Change” match donation program. The team received $750 in a match donation from Allegheny Insurance for their efforts. Allegheny ...

D&E to host summer basketball camp

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins Senators men’s basketball team will host a summer camp from June 26-29 at the McDonnell Center on the campus of D&E. The camp, which will from 8:30-12:30 each day, is for all boys and girls between third grade and 12th grade. The camp will cost $100 for ...

WVU names HOF class

MORGANTOWN — Eight outstanding contributors to Mountaineer athletics make up the 27th class of honorees in the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame, announced by Director of Athletics Shane Lyons. The 2017 class includes Chrissie Abbott (women’s soccer), Eddie Becker (men’s ...

Wesleyan’s Gore, Vet named to World Series All-Tourney team

SALEM, Va. — West Virginia Wesleyan’s Olivia Gore and Hannah Vet were named to the 2017 NCAA Division II World Series All-Tournament Team. Wesleyan won their opener by a 4-0 score over Molloy before dropping a 12-inning marathon 6-5 contest to Angelo State. They rebounded to defeat ...

Bulldogs prepare for state tourney

BRIDGEPORT — Caleb Riggleman drove in 2 runs in the top of the ninth inning Monday to help Class A No. 4 ranked Tygarts Valley defeat Class AA No. 1 ranked Bridgeport, 4-2, in the final tune-up game before the state baseball tournament gets underway later this week in Charleston. “We were ...

Tucker teams traveling to other counties

PARSONS — Tucker County Little League is now playing games in three different locations in Tucker County and also traveling to play teams in other counties. “The league has operated for many years and is still going strong. We have about 150 players this year,” said Dr. Eddie ...

Tucker’s Kincaid, Swartz sign letters of intent

HAMBLETON — Tucker County High School seniors Josh Kincaid and Dillon Swartz both inked letters of intent recently during ceremonies hosted on Backbone Mountain at TCHS. The student-athlete duo has amassed a combined nine varsity letters while donning the gold and black for Tucker. ...

BULLDOGS ADVANCE

MILL CREEK — Logan George whiffed five batters Thursday to help Tygarts Valley down East Hardy, 7-1, and advance to the Class A state tournament next week in Charleston. “What a great game,” TVHS coach James Markley said. “I couldn’t be more proud of this team. We fought through ...

Lady Jackets fall in state tourney

VIENNA — The Lady Yellow Jackets didn’t quite achieve their goal of a state championship Thursday, falling to Sherman, 6-0, in the semi-final round of the Class A state tournament. Moorefield (29-9) finished the season in third place in Class A, with the loss. “We could not hit the ...

W.Va. driver to compete in XFINITY series Saturday

By Jess Mancini For The Inter-Mountain PARKERSBURG — A race car driver from Vienna returns to NASCAR Saturday in an XFINITY Series race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Cale Conley will pilot the No. 24 Toyota Camry for the JGL Racing Team. He joined JGL earlier this year in its Young ...

Lady Yellow Jackets still alive

VIENNA — The Lady Yellow Jackets’ hopes of a state championship are still alive, after Moorefield finished 1-1 on Wednesday in the Class A state tournament at Jackson Memorial Park in Vienna. MHS fell to Sherman, 2-1, in the first game, but rallied back to defeat Fayetteville, 8-2, in the ...

Intra-City Track Meet results released

ELKINS — Despite overcast skies and a light rain, 123 area youth took part in the annual Mayor’s Johnny Keller Intra-City Track Meet at the Elkins High School track Tuesday night. “It was gratifying to see so many kids giving it their all, smiling and cheering each other on ...

Even Series

BAKER — Brett Smith struck out five batters Wednesday to help Tygarts Valley defeat East Hardy, 3-1, and force Game 3 in the Class A Region II championship series. “The resiliency we showed tonight after a tough loss Tuesday night was great,” TVHS coach James Markley said. “I’m ...

Huge Hit

MILL CREEK — Corey McDonald crushed a solo homer in the seventh inning Tuesday to help East Hardy defeat Tygarts Valley, 4-3, in Game 1 of the Class A Region II championship series. Game 2 is set for 6:30 p.m. today in Baker for the best-of-three series. “It was a tough loss ...

Lady Jackets ready to battle for state title

VIENNA — Moorefield has never won a state title in softball, but the Lady Yellow Jackets are hoping to change that this week when the Class A West Virginia State playoffs get underway today. MHS is set to face Sherman High School today at 11:30 a.m. at Jackson Memorial Park in the ...

Regional Battle

MILL CREEK — The Tygarts Valley Bulldogs are set to host East Hardy tonight in Game 1 of a best-of-three series for the Class A Region II Championship. “We’re excited to be in the situation that we’re in,” TVHS coach James Markley said. “It’s just a very exciting time. ...