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Moorefield earns win in conference

BAKER — Anna Riggleman and Alyssa Vetter both homered Thursday, as the Lady Yellow Jackets blew past East Hardy, 9-1, in Potomac Valley Conference action. “We hit the ball really well, and it was the first game we played error free defense,” MHS assistant coach Julie Markwood said. ...

Still Undefeated

ELKINS — The Tigers picked up another Big 10 Conference victory Wednesday, as Elkins downed Philip Barbour, 12-1, in five innings. “You’ve got to be happy when you continue to win,” EHS coach Jack Crumm said. “Our pitchers have been throwing very well. They’re walking very few ...

Lady Viking tosses no-hitter

PETERSBURG — Junior Hayley Ours threw a no-hitter for Petersburg High School (12-0) Wednesday to help the Vikings shut out visiting Keyser, 9-0, in Class AA Potomac Valley Conference action. Included in Ours’ grounding of the KHS Golden Tornado were 3 strikeouts and 1 walk. “Hayley ...

Lady ’Jackets win at home

MOOREFIELD — Anna Riggleman crushed the first home run of her high school career Wednesday, as the Lady Yellow Jackets downed Pendleton County, 5-4, in Potomac Valley Conference action. “We played pretty well,” MHS assistant coach Julie Markwood said. “It was a cat fight to the end. ...

WVWC to offer prospect camps

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan football program and second-year head coach Del Smith has announced the dates for two Prospect Camps this summer. The first of the camps is slated for June 17 and the second one is scheduled for July 15. Both camps will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

EHS Lady Tigers stumble in extra innings, 9-6

ELKINS — Elkins lost a heartbreaker Wednesday, as the Lady Tigers fell to Herbert Hoover, 9-6, in extra innings. “I was really proud of our girls,” EHS coach Sherri Collett said. “We fought back in the bottom of the sixth inning with four runs. Sydney (Leary) started off that inning ...

Wildcats win in extra innings

FRANKLIN — The Wildcats took an extra innings victory Wednesday, as Pendleton County topped East Hardy, 9-8, in Potomac Valley Conference action. “It started out, East Hardy just crushed the baseball for the first two innings,” PCHS coach Sam Yokum said. “They are a very good hitting ...

EHS tennis splits with North Marion

FARMINGTON — The Tigers tennis team split with North Marion Wednesday, with the boys winning, 5-2, and the girls falling, 3-4, in Big 10 Conference action. "It was our second matchup and a Big 10 Conference matchup," EHS coach Brandon Simmons said. "The girls are young this year, starting ...

Bulldogs cruise past Vikings

PETERSBURG — Rece Wamsley racked up 5 RBIs Wednesday as the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs blanked Petersburg, 9-0, in varsity baseball action. "We got a really strong effort from Rece Wamsley on the mound tonight," TVHS coach James Markley said. "He kept them off balance and our defense made ...

Lady Vikings undefeated at 11-0

PETERSBURG — Petersburg High School downed visiting fellow Class AA Potomac Valley Conference opponent Berkeley Springs twice Tuesday, winning both halves of a double-header to improve the Lady Vikings’ record to 11-0. Petersburg edged BSHS 6-3 in the first game, and dispatched the ...

Battler star is a lacrosse ‘lifer’

PHILIPPI — As a senior lacrosse star for Alderson Broaddus, Keir Yonge battles through the end of his college career he recalls his beginnings with the sport he loves. Now a strapping 6-5, he got his start in lacrosse when he was only 3 years old playing box lacrosse on his older ...

Elkins cruises past Fairmont Senior

FAIRMONT — Matt Wilson had another big day at the plate Tuesday, as the Elkins Tigers cruised past Fairmont Senior, 11-0, in Big 10 Conference baseball action. “We played really well,” EHS coach Jack Crumm said. “Defensively, we’re still playing really strong. When you have one ...

Evans pitches perfect outing for Lady Tigers

By Ben Simmons For The Inter-Mountain FAIRMONT — Korri Evans pitched a perfect game in three innings Tuesday, as the Lady Tigers blanked Fairmont Senior, 14-0, in Big 10 Conference action. “It was a good win, a big win,” EHS coach Sherri Collett said. “We were happy to finally get ...

TVHS Bulldogs blank South Harrison, 10-0

MILL CREEK — Logan George didn’t give up any runs Tuesday, as the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs blanked South Harrison, 10-0, in varsity baseball action. “Logan (George) pitched really well,” TVHS coach James Markley said. “He worked ahead in the count all night. He kept the ball down and ...

Moorefield earns win in extra innings

MOOREFIELD — Moorefield earned a hard-fought victory over Hampshire High School Tuesday, as the Lady Yellow Jackets took an 8-9 victory in extra innings. “The girls had to claw it out the whole game,” MHS assistant coach Julie Markwood said. “We started out a little lackadaisical, ...

EHS Tigers open season with a split

FAIRMONT— The Elkins High School tennis team opened the season Tuesday, splitting with Fairmont Senior High School. The EHS boys took the victory, 5-2, while the girls fell, 2-5, in their matchup. “It was the first match of the year and I thought the kids played well,” EHS coach ...

Complete Game Victory

ELKINS — Ben Huffman tossed a complete game Monday, as the Elkins Tigers downed Big 10 Conference opponent North Marion, 11-1, in five innings. “Defensively, we’re continuing to play strong,” EHS coach Jack Crumm said. “Ben (Huffman) pitched really well. He didn’t give up any ...

D&E sweeps two at Salem

NUTTER FORT — The Davis & Elkins College baseball team picked up a pair of wins in a doubleheader sweep of Salem International at Frank Loria Field, winning 6-3 and 9-5 over the Tigers. The Senators started strong in game one by loading the bases and then showing good plate discipline ...