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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 ...

No. 13 Colts to host blackout game vs. No. 12 RCB

PHILIPPI — With Philip Barbour coming into this season having not won a game since 2014, few critics would have guessed that the 7-2 Class AA No. 13 Colts would be in the playoff hunt going into the final week of the regular season. Here we are though, and the Colts are hot with a ...

PBHS falls in sectional action

RIDGELEY — Philip Barbour picked up a win in the first set at Frankfort High School Wednesday, but ended up dropping the next three to the Falcons in the Class AA Region I Section 1 championship game. The Colts won the first game 25-10, before falling 25-18, 25-19 and 25-20 in a ...

Local sisters excelling in soccer academy league

FARIBAULT, Minn. — The local sister duo of Mya and Mariah Winebrenner have been competing in the inaugural season of the U.S. Girls Development Academy League since September. The Girls’ Academy league is the highest level of play in girls soccer in the United States, officials said. ...

Cougars look to stay undefeated

BAKER — The Class A No. 1 ranked East Hardy Cougars are looking to close out another undefeated regular season Friday, when the team travels to Petersburg for a 7 p.m. kickoff. “Everybody is in a great mood right now,” EHHS coach Chad Williams said. “I think we solidified ourselves, ...

D&E players honored

INDIANAPOLIS — Rafa Moreno led the way for the Senators in conference honors Wednesday night, as the forward was named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year at the Championship Banquet prior to today’s semifinal games. Moreno was also one of four Senators to receive ...

Philip Barbour wins honors at state meet

ONA — The Philip Barbour cross country girls and boys teams placed second and third, respectively, during last weekend’s state championship meet held at Cabell-Midland High School. The Lady Colts’ runner-up team total was just 2 points behind champion Winfield, 90-92. With Jessica ...

D&E’s Staerz nabs Player of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS — Davis & Elkins College men’s soccer player Tim Staerz was named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league on Tuesday morning. The sophomore from Bad Nauheim, Germany, earned offensive honors for the second time this ...

WVWC holds off Salem

SALEM — The West Virginia Wesleyan volleyball team held off a pesky Salem International squad Tuesday night on the road for a 3-1 non-conference win. Wesleyan took the first two sets in convincing fashion by 25-15 and 25-17 scores. The Lady Bobcats let the third set slip by a 27-25 score ...

Seneca Soccer U12 girls earn runners-up spot in cup play

BARBOURSVILLE —The Seneca Soccer U12 Girls Rec team finished their season as runners-up in the West Virginia Soccer Association Target United Cup in Barboursville this past weekend. The team is coached by Steve Belan and Levi Fletcher. Seneca defeated Kanawha Valley Soccer League 2-1 ...

PBHS advances to sectional title game

PHILIPPI — Petersburg dismantled Grafton in the opening round of sectional play Monday at Philip Barbour High School, and the Colts were able to compose a best-of-five victory over the Vikings in three straight sets to move on to the Class AA Region I Section 1 championship match against ...

Lady Tigers fall in sectional play

CLARKSBURG — The Elkins High School volleyball team’s promising season came to an end Monday evening with a loss to Robert C. Byrd in the first round of sectional play. The scores were 6-25, 15-25 and 5-25. “It just wasn’t in the cards for us tonight,” EHS coach Penny Crawford ...

EHS runners score at states

HUNTINGTON — The EHS cross country boys running at the West Virginia State Cross Country Championships yet again rallied for a top 10 team finish. “Despite the most miserable conditions I’ve ever seen in 15 years for a state meet, those boys were relentless in their attack at the state ...

Belington’s Burner garners national ATV championship

BELINGTON — After missing the first two races of the season, Belington ATV racer Chandler Burner overcame seemingly insurmountable odds to earn the GNCC National Championship in College Class B. “It feels good to be the champion,” Burner said. “I honestly didn’t think it was ...

D&E earns ticket to semifinals

ELKINS — Tim Staerz scored a pair of first-half goals to push the Davis & Elkins College men’s soccer team into the Great Midwest Athletic Conference semifinals, as the Senators defeated Ohio Dominican 2-1 Saturday evening at Nuttall Field. On a cold and rainy night, Staerz broke ...

No. 11 Oklahoma State outshines No. 22 WVU in the rain

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Even without a week of practice, Mason Rudolph outshined Will Grier in the rain. Rudolph threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead No. 11 Oklahoma State to a 50-39 victory over No. 22 West Virginia on Saturday. A senior, Rudolph earned his 29th win ...

Colts upset ranked Lincoln

PHILIPPI — Class AA No. 17 Philip Barbour (7-2) came onto George Byrer Field ready to go Friday, and never trailed while putting together a 27-6 Big 10 Conference upset of No. 9 Lincoln. The Colts’ defense was a big factor as the Cougars came into the contest having averaged 36 points ...