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Tucker County Mountain Lion defenders pursue a Northern Garrett, Maryland, runner Friday evening.

Mountain Lions defeated by Northern Garrett, Md., 39-6

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PARSONS — Things didn’t go very well for the Tucker County Mountain Lions Friday, as the team fell to Northern Garrett, Md., 39-6, in non-conference football action. The Mountain Lions finished the game with 135 yards of total offense, including 13 yards on the ground and 122 passing ...

Colts top Notre Dame, 56-32

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CLARKSBURG — Philip Barbour High School visited historic Hite Field in Clarksburg Friday and garnered a 56-32 win over Notre Dame in a Class AA vs. A matchup. The Fighting Irish, along with the former high schools of Washington Irving and Roosevelt Wilson, and the current Liberty, are ...

Bulldogs drop Paden City, 52-14

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PADEN CITY — The Tygarts Valley Bulldogs’ offense exploded Friday evening, defeating Paden City, 52-14, in varsity football action. “The guys played real well tonight,” TVHS coach Rodney Bright said. “They came out all fired up and ready to play, a lot better than last week. ...

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Elkins’ Alyssa Severino pushes the ball down the field against Lincoln Thursday evening.

Lady Tigers notch road win at Lincoln

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SHINNSTON — Elkins goal keeper Taylor Phillips stonewalled Lincoln on Thursday, as the Lady Tigers blanked the Lady Cougars, 3-0, in Big 10 Conference action. “I felt we moved the ball really well,” EHS coach Scott Cutright said. “We had a little bit of difficulty getting started … ...

EHS Tigers to take on Lewis County

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ELKINS — The Elkins Tigers will be looking for win number two of the young season when they travel to Lewis County tonight for a Big 10 Conference match-up. Last week EHS was able to overcome four turnovers in route to a 17-0 victory over Philip-Barbour. Running back Thomas Talkington led ...

Sunset Chase 5K set

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ELKINS — The fourth annual Sunset Chase 5K Fun Run will take place in the streets of downtown Elkins at 7 p.m. Saturday. This family-friendly event starts and ends at the Elkins Depot and Welcome Center. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and the run will start at 7 p.m. at 315 Railroad ...

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Cody Pingley makes his way through a field at Snuff Hollow during Round 10 of the Full Throttle series.

Tunnelton hosts season’s final Full Throttle event

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TUNNELTON — The final round of the 10-race Full Throttle Harescramble Championship series was held recently in Tunnelton at Snuff Hollow, a new location. Snuff Hollow is on Goff Farm but on the opposite hillside from the other races that took place there this year. While Snuff Hollow ...

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Elkins’ Alisha Arbogast prepares to serve the ball against Liberty Thursday evening.

Lady Tigers move to 3-2

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SHINNSTON — The Elkins High School volleyball team defeated Lincoln on the road Thursday evening to improve to 3-2 on the season. Elkins won the first set 25-18, lost the second 15-25 and then took the last two, 25-23 and 25-18. “This was a good conference win,” EHS coach Penny ...

Kids’ air rifle/pistol shooting event set

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The Mountaineer Chapter of IWLA of Beverly will be hosting one of their annual Air Rifle/Pistol Shooting events Sunday. The competition will take place at the Tygart Valley Muzzleloaders Shooting Range, past the Izaak Walton Clubhouse, located 6 miles up Files Creek Road in ...

B-UHS ties with Preston

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KINGWOOD — Buckhannon-Upshur notched their third tie of the season Tuesday after a 2-2 final score against Preston High School in Big 10 Conference action. “We moved the ball a lot better tonight than we did on Saturday and created more quality chances,” Bucs coach Mike Donato said. ...

Tucker earns win

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CANAAN — Tucker County’s Carleigh Bolyard led the pack once again, this time taking the low medal in Thursday’s victory over Pendleton County at the Canaan Valley Golf Course. “The scores were pretty good tonight,” TCHS coach Sam Goughnour said. “We almost had 6 in the 40’s. ...

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Elkins Tigers close out home schedule

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ELKINS — All four of the Elkins seniors shot in the 40’s Wednesday as the Tiger golf team closed out their home slate at the Elks Country Club against Buckhannon-Upshur and North Marion high schools. “I thought the kids all played pretty decent,” EHS coach David Baird said. “We ...

Tucker Co. competes at Keyser

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KEYSER — Tucker County senior Carleigh Bolyard finished just one stroke behind the leader Wednesday, as the Mountain Lions took fourth place at the Polish Pines Golf Course. Keyser’s Jacob Malcomb earned the low medal with 42 strokes. Bolyard finished the course with 43 strokes, while ...

TVMS notches victory

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MILL CREEK — Tight end Brandon Bennett scored 3 touchdowns Wednesday to help Tygarts Valley Middle School engineer a come-from-behind victory over Pendleton County, 28-26. “It was a great ball game,” TVMS coach Adam Smith said. “The kids just came out and dominated on defense in the ...

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Philip Barbour senior Maddi Carpenter defends the net for PB Wednesday at the Colts’ Corral. Carpenter racked up a total of 58 assists for the Colts during a Big 10 Conference quad-match hosted by PBHS.

Lady Colts edged by Robert C. Byrd

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour won two out of three volleyball matches at the Colt’s Corral Wednesday, but Robert C. Byrd High School claimed an undefeated quad-match victory after besting the Colts, Grafton and East Fairmont in Big 10 Conference action. “We have a long way to go,” ...

Lady Tigers fall in tri-meet

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BUCKHANNON — The Elkins High School volleyball squad dropped two matches at a tri-meet with Buckhannon-Upshur and Wheeling Park Wednesday evening. The Lady Tigers fell in straight sets to Wheeling Park, 11-25 and 23-25, and to Buckhannon-Upshur, 14-25 and 22-25. Elkins is now 2-2 on the ...

Holiday racing roared all weekend

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Labor Day weekend is always a busy race weekend! This year was no exception. There was great NASCAR action at two different venues. The largest regional dirt track event and one of the biggest in the nation was held at Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne Sunday evening. The Hillbilly ...

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Elkins High School’s Nonee High broke a 1-1 tie Tuesday evening when she scored a goal with 11:26 left in the game to give the Lady Tigers a 2-1 lead against Liberty.

EHS Lady Tigers down Liberty, 2-1

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ELKINS — Maiju Hyvarinen and Nonee High both found the back of the net Tuesday as the Lady Tigers downed Big 10 Conference opponent Liberty, 2-1, in girls varsity soccer action. “I thought we came out and played really well from the beginning,” EHS coach Scott Cutright said. “We ...

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Bolyard earns low medal

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GRAFTON — Carleigh Bolyard earned the low medal Tuesday, but it wasn’t enough to power Tucker County past Grafton and Preston County high schools at the Tygart Lake Golf Course. “Carleigh played well tonight, improving her score from a few weeks ago on the front nine at Tygart Lake ...