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Davis & Elkins volleyball squad falls to Alderson Broaddus

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PHILIPPI — The Davis & Elkins volleyball squad fell to rival Alderson Broaddus 3-1 Tuesday night. In the first set, D&E traded leads with AB and had several chances to win the game, but were unable to hold onto the lead. The Senators ultimately fell 28-26. In the second set, ...

Senators earn invitation to NCAA tourney

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Davis & Elkins College men’s soccer team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II National Tournament, being announced as the No. 4 seed in the Midwest Region during Monday night’s selection show. The Senators will face No. 5 seed Saginaw Valley State in the ...

Bobcats down Glenville, 27-20

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GLENVILLE — The West Virginia Wesleyan football team used two explosive plays on offense to grab an early lead and an opportunistic defense picked off four passes including an interception on a potential game-tying drive late in the fourth quarter by Glenville State for an impressive 27-20 ...

Alderson Broaddus Battlers fall on the road at Findlay, 70-28

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FINDLAY, Ohio — The Alderson Broaddus football team fell at No. 22 Findlay 70-28 on Saturday afternoon at Donnell Stadium. After the Oilers (9-1 overall, 6-0 G-MAC) jumped out to a 14-0 lead just under three minutes into the game, AB return man Maurice Thomas took the ensuing kickoff back ...

Philip Barbour earns regional crown, headed to state tourney

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour ripped their own scoreboard at home Saturday with 6 sets worth of wins while only suffering 2 losses en route to earning a Class AA Region I title. The two-time defending state champion squad is slated to be back in Charleston for a possible 3-peat when play ...

No. 10 Colts to take on Point Pleasant

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PHILIPPI — The WVSSAC 2017 West Virginia prep football playoffs brackets have been set, and Class AA No. 10 Philip Barbour is slated to be at No. 7 Point Pleasant in Mason County Saturday for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff in the opening round. The Colts added to school history on Friday by producing ...

D&E adding new sport 

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TEMPE, Ariz. — Davis & Elkins College Director of Athletics Jamie Joss announced the addition of Women’s Triathlon at the Title IX reception Friday evening prior to the Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championship on Sunday. “The NCAA triathlon movement is gaining momentum, ...

WVU tops Iowa State, moves to No. 23

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — A scolding from coach Dana Holgorsen after a double-digit loss a week ago helped West Virginia’s players regain their focus and throw a wrench in No. 14 Iowa State’s magical season. Will Grier threw two touchdown passes, Justin Crawford broke out of a three-game slump ...

Satisfying Season Finale

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ELKINS — Daniel Romans scored 4 touchdowns Friday as the Elkins Tigers cruised past Big 10 Conference Rival Buckhannon-Upshur, 47-14, in the season finale. “We had the game plan and the kids followed the plan to perfection,” EHS coach Evan Hott said. “It was nice to see, after ...

Philip Barbour upsets RCB, 21-20, for 8th win

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PHILIPPI — Class AA No. 13 Philip Barbour came into Friday’s contest knowing that at least a certain measure of control over their potential state playoffs destiny was in their own hands. After going to the halftime locker room trailing Big 10 Conference rival No. 12 Robert C. Byrd ...

Wildcats tame Bulldogs, 48-0

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FRANKLIN — Jared Harman went over 1,000 yards rushing for the season Friday, as the Pendleton County Wildcats ran past Tygarts Valley, 48-0. Harman set the tone for PCHS with 198 yards and 2 touchdowns on 35 carries. Quarterback Kole Puffenberger racked up 247 yards passing with 4 ...

Small game season in high gear

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It is now the first weekend of November. A large percentage of the leaves are still on the trees with about one-third of them still green. West Virginia’s fall hunting season is really in high gear. This past Monday, the split fall wild turkey season reopened for Grant, Pendleton, ...

Elkins, B-UHS to meet for 96th time

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...