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Harman Panthers earn win, 66-44

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Managing Editor HARMAN — The Harman Panthers defeated Lighthouse Academy 66-44 Tuesday evening. Kidman Arbogast led the Panthers with 14 points, while Clifton Ours added 12 and Michael Lambert pitched in with 10. Harman jumped on top 27-6 by the end of the first quarter, and held a ...

Local wrestlers going to state tourney

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BRIDGEPORT — Several area wrestlers earned berths in the West Virginia state tournament through great performances at the AA/A Region 2 Tournament at Bridgeport High School. In the semifinals of the 113 lb. class, Philip Barbour Colt Ethan McLean decisioned Preston Peck of South ...

Elkins Lady Tigers earn sectional victory, 60-18

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ELKINS — The Lady Tigers offense came alive Monday, as Elkins downed Liberty, 60-18, in the first round of the Class AA Region II Section 1 tournament. “Overall, we played well on offense,” EHS coach Matt Davis said. “We set the tone early by setting up our offense and executing ...

’Cats bow to Trinity, 68-60

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MORGANTOWN — Four Pendleton County players reached double digits in scoring Monday, but it wasn’t enough to push the Wildcats past Trinity Christian School in non-conference basketball action. The Warriors downed PCHS, 68-60. “We didn’t play very well,” PCHS coach Ryan Lambert ...

Tygarts Valley Bulldogs win on Senior Night

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MILL CREEK — Caleb Riggleman and Zac McCauley both reached double digits in scoring Monday, as Tygarts Valley earned a 72-43 victory over Clay-Battelle on Senior Night. “The kids came out focused and played hard,” TVHS coach Tom Wamsley said. “They really enjoyed themselves. It was ...

D&E sweeps doubleheader

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Davis & Elkins College softball team picked up a doubleheader sweep of Fayetteville State on Sunday, winning 4-3 and 5-3. In game one, the Senators jumped out to an early lead with a run in each of the first two innings. Allie Lapallo had a bases-loaded ...

TVMS wins tourney consolation game

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BELINGTON — The Tygarts Valley Middle Bulldogs edged the Elkins Middle School Hornets in the consolation game of a conference tournament in Belington. Josh Bright led the Bulldogs with 8 points, while Aidan Row added 7. EMS was led by Trevor Chenoweth with 9 points. With the loss, ...

Wooten sets D&E scoring record

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ELKINS — Stephanie Wooten became the all-time leading scorer in Davis & Elkins Women’s Basketball history on Saturday as the Senators fell to Ursuline College 89-73. Wooten passed Cindy Stinger (1,702) with her eighth point of the game on a 3-pointer in the first quarter to take ...

Colts set new season-win mark

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BERKELEY SPRINGS — Philip Barbour peppered the north central Big 10 Conference region with 3 wins last week, and finished their stride in the Eastern Panhandle with an 81-50 victory over sectional opponent Berkeley Springs during the last leg of a 4-straight games slate. The road win in ...

Tucker County drops Warriors

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HAMBLETON — Tucker County High School senior guard Ethan Crosten led all scorers with 35 points Saturday to help the Mountain Lions defeat Potomac Valley Conference foe Pocahontas County, 77-60, on the mountain. Needing only 23 more when entering the contest, Crosten went on to become the ...

Lady Senator softball squad opens season

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LAURINBURG, N.C. — The Davis & Elkins College Softball team earned a split with St. Andrews University to open up the 2017 season on Saturday. The Senators struggled in game one, seeing the field for the first time this season, but came back to win game two in extra innings. Davis ...

PCHS tops Richwood

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OAK HILL — The Pocahontas County High School Lady Warriors were victorious Saturday in their Class A Region 3 Section 1 quarterfinal game against Richwood 48-36. The Lady Warriors came out strong and took the first quarter 13-11 with the help of Pocahontas County senior Mary Kelley sinking ...

Bulldogs cruise past Warriors

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DUNMORE — Four Tygarts Valley players reached double digits in scoring Friday, as the Bulldogs ran past Pocahontas County, 87-59, in boys varsity basketball action. “It was one of those nights where everything went right for the Bulldogs,” TVHS coach Tom Wamsley said. “It was a ...

Sectional loss ends TVHS girls’ season

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MILL CREEK — The Tygarts Valley Lady Bulldogs fell in a first-round sectional game Friday night, bowing to Doddridge County, 53-42. The Lady Bulldogs trailed by just two points, 12-10, after the first quarter and the score was tied at halftime, 26-26. “We got into foul trouble and it ...

Lady Tigers fall to conference rival Bridgeport

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ELKINS — Taylor Maynard and Lauren Silvester both reached double digits in scoring Friday, but it wasn’t enough to lift Elkins past Big 10 Conference rival Bridgeport. The Indians downed EHS, 49-37, in girls varsity basketball action. “We competed against a very good Bridgeport ...

WVU hosts Texas Tech

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MORGANTOWN — Do you remember when you were first learning how to ride a bicycle and you fell off and then you got back on? Well, West Virginia fell off its bicycle Monday night in Kansas and now it must hop back on and get ready for an outstanding Texas Tech team in the WVU Coliseum this ...

Wildcat defense leads to victory

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FRANKLIN — Defense was the key to victory Friday, as the Pendleton County Wildcats topped Petersburg, 81-64, in boys varsity basketball action. “We played very well tonight,” Wildcats coach Ryan Lambert said afterward. “We started strong and we finished strong, but it was all about ...

Punt, Pass & Kick winners named

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ELKINS — Last September, 20 athletes competed in the local NFL Punt Pass & Kick competition. From that competition, seven first-place finishers advanced to competition at the sectional level in Uniontown, Pennsylvania in October. Those athletes were Owen Stanley (6-7 year old boys), ...

Reloading adds to the sport of hunting

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Most types of ammunition have gotten somewhat scarce and more expensive in the last 10 years, especially during this last presidential administration. I was talking to one of the local sporting goods merchants a few weeks ago, and he told me that he is finally starting to get in some .22 magnum ...

Hudkins reaches 1,000 points in PBHS victory over Grafton

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PHILIPPI — During a game full of back and forth action, the Philip Barbour Colts extended their winning streak to 10 games in row by defeating Grafton High School 89-75 in a Big 10 rivalry clash on Thursday. Five different players for the Class AA No. 6 Colts reached double figures in front ...