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EMS girls take wins in tournament

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FAIRMONT — The Elkins Middle School varsity and junior varsity girls captured wins over Robert L. Bland Wednesday night at the East Fairmont Middle School Tournament. The Lady Hornets took the varsity contest, 18-8, as Gracelin Corley and Autumn Lane had eight points apiece. Addison ...

WVU adds 3 defensive players

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma and Texas each had only one spot to fill in their top-10 recruiting classes. The four Big 12 schools with new coaches were a bit busier Wednesday. New Kansas coach Les Miles added nine players in the second signing period, including running back and former ...

Gold-Blue spring tilt set for April 13

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MORGANTOWN — It's the start of a new era for West Virginia University football, and fans will get their first chance to see the Mountaineers under coach Neal Brown at the annual Gold-Blue Spring Game, presented by U.S. Cellular on Saturday, April 13, at 1 p.m., at Mountaineer Field at Milan ...

TV boys, girls win on Senior Night

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MILL CREEK — The Tygarts Valley boys and girls basketball squads honored their seniors in wins over Union on Tuesday night. In the boys game, Logan George scored 17 points and Cole Arbogast tossed in 15 as the Bulldogs claimed a 50-34 victory. Leading 8-4 after one quarter, Tygarts ...

Lady Colts use balanced attack in win

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PHILIPPI — Three different players reached double figures to help Philip Barbour put an end to a seven-game losing streak in a 58-49 decision over Big 10 Conference rival Elkins on Tuesday night. “We have been improving since the last time we played them,” said first-year Lady Colts ...

Strong second quarter lifts ’Cats over Tucker

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HAMBLETON — A strong second quarter allowed Pendleton County to take a 54-51 win over Tucker County Tuesday night in Potomac Valley Conference play. The Mountain Lions (4-10) led 12-11 after the first quarter before the Wildcats outscored the hosts, 19-8, in the decisive second quarter ...

East Hardy bests Harman, 70-55

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HARMAN — East Hardy used 25 points from Adam Larson to pull away from Harman, 70-55, on Tuesday night. Aden Funkhouser added 19 points and Christian Dove 10 for the Cougars. The Panthers led 13-12 after the opening quarter, but were outscored, 21-7, in the second frame and 15-10 in the ...

Colts get by Vikings

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PETERSBURG — Petersburg senior Tyce Wisnewski fired in 26 points, including six treys, on Tuesday night but it wasn’t enough as Philip Barbour claimed a 65-58 win in a closely contested game. The Colts took an initial advantage at 16-9 in the first quarter, before the Vikings responded ...

EMS girls take wins over Taylor

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ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School girls varsity and junior varsity squads defeated Taylor County on Monday evening. The EMS varsity squad (8-8) posted a 32-17 win as Celia Ricottilli scored 11 points, followed by Autumn Lane with eight. Kambree Delaney led the Lady Knights with six ...

Hornet cagers split games at Tucker Valley

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PARSONS  — The Elkins Middle School junior varsity squad earned a win over Tucker Valley on Monday night, while the Hornets fell in varsity play. The JV squad claimed a 36-30 win as Nate Hulver scored seven, Brock Holland six and Daniel Dodds , Griffin Boggs and A.J. Friedman five ...

EHS boys basketball Alumni Night slated

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ELKINS — Elkins High School boys basketball alumni are encouraged to attend Saturday night’s home game against Tucker County. All boys basketball alumni get into the game for $1 and will be recognized during halftime of the game. Tip-off for the varsity game is slated for ...

Belington-Barbour LL holding sign-ups

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BELINGTON — Belington-Barbour County Little League will be holding sign-ups throughout the month of February from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the Civic Center. Registration is for T-Ball, Minor League, Little League and Senior Little League. There is no registration ...

Pirates sign Liriano to minor league deal

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ancisco Liriano is back with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 35-year-old left-hander agreed to a minor league contract with the team on Monday that includes an invitation to big league camp. If added to the 40-man roster, he would get a one-year contract paying $1.8 million while in the major ...

Colts recover from halftime deficit

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PHILIPPI — Coming off a nine-day layoff from live action, Philip Barbour got back in the win column with a 65-56 verdict over Big 10 Conference rival East Fairmont on Monday evening. After facing some tough sledding early on, the Colts found themselves down, 12-10, after one period, and ...

Lady Tigers down Liberty

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CLARKSBURG — Susan Riggleman scored 13 points and Elkins used a strong third quarter to hold off Liberty, 41-39, Monday night in Big 10 Conference play. The Lady Tigers are now 6-11 and will visit Philip Barbour at 7:30 p.m. today. Sarah Riggleman and Taylor Phillips added eight points ...

Making a splash

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BUCKHANNON — Several area swimmers earned spots in the state meet at Saturday’s Region III championships held at West Virginia Wesleyan College. The Buckhannon-Upshur girls finished second in the meet and qualified four individuals and two relays. B-U freshman Cameron Zuliani ...

Early deficit too much for Tucker girls to overcome

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HAMBLETON — Class A, No. 10 Tucker County fell behind early and never recovered in falling to double-A No. 5 Lincoln by a final count of 74-63 Saturday on the mountain. “We came out flat and Lincoln jumped out on us,” Tucker County coach Dave Helmick said. “But the team battled ...

TV, Harman boys fall in WVHIT

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ELLENBORO — The Tygarts Valley boys dropped a 50-43 decision to Ritchie County Saturday in WVHIT third-round action. The Bulldogs trailed 17-8 after one quarter before outscoring the Rebels, 12-7, in the second to cut the deficit to 24-20 at the intermission break. “After another ...

Hot-shooting Battlers best D&E, 78-57

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PHILIPPI —Alderson Broaddus used hot-shooting from beyond the arc in the first half to take a 78-57 win over Davis & Elkins Saturday in G-MAC play at Rex Pyles Arena. The Battlers (10-10, 6-6 G-MAC) drained 11 treys in the first half. AB took control early as David Shriver hit four ...

Lady Vikes win fourth straight

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PETERSBURG — The Petersburg girls basketball squad captured their fourth straight win after taking out sectional foe Grafton with a 62-38 decision on Saturday afternoon. Wasting little time in taking the upper hand, the Lady Vikings jumped out to a 23-7 advantage heading into the second ...