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WVU women make Top 25

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NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina’s run in the top 10 in women’s hoops is over. The Gamecocks fell out of the first 10 teams in the AP women’s basketball poll on Monday after being ranked that high for the past 89 consecutive weeks dating back to Jan. 6, 2014. It was the third longest ...

Battlers pick up road win

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GREENSBURG, Pa. — Four Battlers reached double-figures in scoring as the Alderson Broaddus men’s basketball team pulled away from host Seton Hill in the second half to claim an 88-71 victory in non-conference play. AB held a 39-36 advantage at the break and came out of the gates hot in ...

WVU signs recruit

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Forward Oscar Tshiebwe has signed a letter-of-intent to play basketball at West Virginia next season. Coach Bob Huggins announced the signing of the 6-foot-9 Tshiebwe on Monday, saying he is an elite rebounder. He chose West Virginia over Kentucky, Baylor and Illinois.

FC33 U12 girls soccer team wins division

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DUNBAR — The FC33 U12 Girls soccer team won their division at the inaugural Friends of Coal Cup on Nov. 11 at the Shawnee Sports Complex located in Dunbar. FC33 won the championship match 4-1 over BC United, from Pittsburgh. FC33 was coached by Steve Belan. “These girls performed at ...

WVU downed by Cowboys

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State quarterback Taylor Cornelius was nearly flawless against Oklahoma last week, only to misfire on a 2-point conversion pass to Tylan Wallace in a one-point loss. On Saturday, the connection worked. Cornelius threw a touchdown pass to Wallace with 42 ...

Mountaineers take third at Myrtle Beach

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Junior Lamont West had seven 3-pointers and 27 points — both career highs — and Sagaba Konate had 15 points and nine rebounds before fouling out late, helping West Virginia beat Saint Joseph’s 97-90 on Sunday for third place in the Myrtle Beach Invitational. West ...

Roethlisberger leads Steelers to comeback win

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw two interceptions on his first 12 passes. The Pittsburgh Steelers failed to score in the first half for the first time in more than two years, and they still trailed by 10 approaching the 2-minute warning. So when Big Ben muscled his way ...

‘Keep the Change’ benefits Elkins Youth Football

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ELKINS — Allegheny Insurance Services, Inc. announced Elkins Youth Football as the winners of the latest “Keep the Change” match donation program. The organization received $1,000 in a match donation from Allegheny Insurance for their efforts. For this outstanding community program, ...

Bobcats fall on the road

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VIENNA — The West Virginia Wesleyan College men’s basketball team hit the road on Thursday evening to take on Ohio Valley University. After a very contested first half, Ohio Valley was too much for the Bobcats and pulled away in the second half to take a t12-point victory,72-58. Ohio ...

AB Battlers earn G-MAC honors

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INDIANAPOLIS — Four Alderson Broaddus football players were named to the second team All-Great Midwest while six others were tabbed as honorable mention choice announced by the conference Friday morning. Senior Maurice Thomas was a second-team selection not only as a wide receiver, but also ...

WVU not looking past Cowboys

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — No. 7 West Virginia hopes for a spot in the Big 12 Championship game and possibly a berth in the College Football Playoff. The next challenge for the Mountaineers (8-1, 6-1 Big 12, No. 9 CFP) comes today when they visit Oklahoma State (5-5, 2-5), which is coming off ...

D&E women win first game

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins women's basketball team won their first game of the season, defeating Salem in their home opener 83-63. Kali Wilburn led the way for the Senators, recording a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Just three minutes into the game, the Senators had ...

WVU tops Monmouth in tourney

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Esa Ahmad had 16 points on Thursday night and Sagaba Konate added 14 with eight rebounds and four blocks to help West Virginia beat Monmouth 71-53 in the opening round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. The Mountaineers (1-1) will play Western Kentucky in the semifinals ...

Grier named Unitas finalist

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University redshirt senior quarterback and Heisman Trophy contender Will Grier has been named as one of the final five candidates for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award as announced Thursday by the organization. Grier already has been named a top 15 ...

W.Va. deer firearms season facts released

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SOUTH CHARLESTON — The 2018 West Virginia buck firearms season will start Monday and run through Dec. 1. Here are a few facts about the season: Buck firearm season is open in all counties except Logan, Mingo, McDowell and Wyoming. Sunday hunting will be legal on public lands throughout ...

B-U’s Gaudet makes Class AAA first team

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CHARLESTON — Cabell Midland fell well short of defending its Class AAA championship, falling to eventual-champion Hurricane in sectional play in what has become a rugged Region 4. But it’s hard to put any of that blame on junior forward Emilie Charles. The 2017 state player of the ...

D&E falls to Charleston

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins men’s basketball team fell to the University of Charleston 99-68 in a non-conference contest Wednesday. After an even start over the first three minutes, the visitors got hot from the field, hitting nearly every shot as they pulled away on a 26-8 run ...

West Virginia buck season begins Monday

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SOUTH CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s traditional buck firearms season begins Monday, Nov. 19, the earliest possible opening date. This season opens the Monday before Thanksgiving every year, and gives hunters an opportunity to hunt during part of the rut, when bucks are active. “Hunters ...