Sports

Weathering the rain

Local Sports

ELKINS — After the weather cooperated for the most part this week, area high school and college squads were sidelined on Friday due to rainy conditions. Games slated for today, weather permitting, include Kentucky Wesleyan at Alderson Broaddus in a G-MAC baseball doubleheader. The ...

Senators drop twin bill to Tiffin

Local Sports

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins baseball team dropped a G-MAC doubleheader to Tiffin Thursday at Harpertown Field. The twin bill was originally scheduled to be played at Tiffin but moved to Elkins due to the weather conditions in Ohio. The teams are now slated to play another ...

No. 20 Mountaineers entertain Kansas today for a DH

Local Sports

MORGANTOWN — Due to inclement weather in the Morgantown area, Friday’s series opener between the No. 20 West Virginia University baseball team and Kansas was postponed and a doubleheader will be played today beginning at 11 a.m. Tickets to today’s game will be good for both games of ...

Suit filed over casinos unable to take wagers

Local Sports

CHARLESTON (AP) — A casino operator is suing a tech company after a contract dispute shuttered its sports betting platform at two West Virginia casinos ahead of the NCAA Tournament. A Friday news release from Delaware North says it’s filed a civil suit seeking monetary damages against ...

Tucker falls on the road in slugfest

Local Sports

BAKER — The Tucker County softball team dropped a 13-11 slugfest to East Hardy on Thursday. The Lady Mountain Lions trailed 3-0 before scoring four times in the second inning on RBIs from Hailey Tuttle, Cheyenne Gooden, Erin Cassidy and starting pitcher Lauren Cockerham. After the Lady ...

Colts rally past Tigers

Local Sports

PHILIPPI — While facing a 4-1 deficit heading into the bottom of the sixth inning on Thursday, Philip Barbour went on to manufacture four runs to take a 5-4 win over Elkins in Big 10 Conference rivalry action. Gage Bibey hit a lead-off home run to spark the late run by the Colts, while ...

Lady Colts get past EHS, 5-4

Local Sports

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour senior third baseman Shelby Collins took matters into her own hands on Thursday with a two-run homer in the fifth inning to seal a 5-4 verdict over Big 10 Conference rival Elkins. The squads were deadlocked at 3-3 after three innings of work on the ...

TV boys fare well at league meet

Local Sports

MILL CREEK — The Tygarts Valley boys track team placed second out of nine teams at the recent Mason-Dixon Conference meet. The Bulldogs finished with 119 points. South Harrison won the meet with 150 points. All-conference performers for TV were Devan Ball (1,600-meter run), Brier ...

Lady Senators sweep Salem

Local Sports

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College softball team rode their bats and strong pitching to a midweek sweep of visiting Salem at Elkins Middle School on Wednesday. A delay in scheduling led to the games being moved under the lights. The Lady Senators took the opener, 6-1, and ...

Lady Bucs take Big 10 win over Minutemaids

Local Sports

TENNERTON — Alyssa Rohr went 4 for 4 and drove in a run as the Buckhannon-Upshur softball team defeated Lewis County, 7-6, Thursday in Big 10 Conference play at B-UMS field. Brooklyn Bryant and Ciara Melton also homered for the Lady Bucs, while one of Rohr’s hits was a ...

Battler baseball team outlasts Fairmont State

Local Sports

PHILIPPI — After 11 innings, 15 total pitchers and 25 runs the Alderson Broaddus baseball team claimed a 13-12 victory over visiting Fairmont State Wednesday night at Jack Funk Field. In the 11th inning, Trent Humphreys led off with a hit-by-pitch and was moved to second on an Aaron ...

WVU QB competition underway

Local Sports

MORGANTOWN — Austin Kendall will be partaking in a little turkey hunting excursion with Mountaineer football’s Nature Boy, Josh Sills, this Easter weekend. Kendall says he’s never been a real big hunter, but Sills talked him into it. “I’m excited to do different stuff,” he ...

PB Colts lose early lead at Braxton County

Local Sports

SUTTON — Philip Barbour never trailed until the end when Braxton County used a single run in the home side of the seventh inning to eek out an 11-10 come-from-behind win in non-conference play Wednesday. The Colts bounded out to an 8-2 advantage thanks in part to a six-run effort in the ...

EHS falls to Tucker

Local Sports

PARSONS — The Elkins Lady Tigers fell to the Tucker County Lady Mountain Lions by a score of 14-4 after 3 innings Tuesday evening. Kristen Hicks singled to start the first inning for Tucker and scored after walks to Gracie Rapp, Haley Tuttle and Cheyanne Gooden. Anna Dibacco’s base hit ...

Donahue keeps his focus on here, now

Local Sports

MORGANTOWN (AP) — One the best, and perhaps most underappreciated, football players in recent memory from the Mountain State is about to embark on his final season playing in his home state. Do not, however, ask Reese Donahue to look back and start reminiscing just yet. There will be time ...

PB Colts get win over Vikings

Local Sports

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour junior Will Knight recorded a career high 15 strikeouts during a complete game win on the bump Tuesday as the Colts put up a 5-1 verdict over sectional foe Petersburg. Philip Barbour, now winners of 9 of their last 11 contests on the diamond, improved to 11-3 on ...

Pendleton County Wildcats roll over Tucker, 14-3

Local Sports

FRANKLIN — Fresh off of wins over No. 1 Moorefield and No. 4 Notre Dame last week, Pendleton County didn’t let a new week slow its momentum as it continued to roll by claiming a 14-3 win over Tucker County on Tuesday. A nine-run second inning proved to be enough for the Wildcats (10-4) as ...

ABU lacrosse falls to Lake Erie

Local Sports

PHILIPPI — The Alderson Broaddus men’s lacrosse team fell 15-7 to visiting Lake Erie Tuesday afternoon at the Multi-Sport Performance Stadium. Justin Jablonski got the Battlers on the board first with an unassisted tally at the 12:21 mark of the first quarter. The Storm scored the next ...

D&E splits doubleheader at home

Local Sports

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College women’s softball team split a pair of games against Hillsdale College Tuesday in Great Midwest Athletic Conference action. The Lady Senators (13-27, 7-13 G-MAC) dropped the opener 11-0, but rebounded for a 4-3 victory in the nightcap. In Game ...