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‘Pink Out’ Event

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ELKINS — Elkins Middle School students had fun giving back to people in the local community during their annual “Pink Out” soccer game Thursday. Sarah Ware, the EMS girls soccer team’s head coach, said this year’s game is the school’s eighth annual Pink Out event and dinner ...

Tigers traveling to face Grafton

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ELKINS — The Elkins Tigers (3-5) will travel to Grafton (3-5) tonight. Both teams started the season 3-1, and will look to snap four-game losing streaks. Last week the Tigers dropped a thriller, 45-44, to the Lincoln Cougars. The Tigers put up season-high offensive numbers, 419 yards on the ...

PBHS Lady Colts notch 3 wins

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PHILIPPI — The home-standing Lady Colts volleyball team kept the gym rocking Wednesday as Philip Barbour went on to claim straight-set victories, including wins on Senior Night as visiting squads from Buckhannon-Upshur, Tyler County and Morgantown were also on hand. The hosts bested B-UHS ...

B-UHS falls in regional final

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WELLSBURG — It took 80 minutes of regulation, 2 overtime periods and a postseason penalty kicks shootout to finally separate the two squads as Buckhannon-Upshur’s season came to a close Tuesday night. The Bucs fell 4-3 to Wheeling Park in the Class AAA Region I final match hosted at ...

D&E soccer squads triumph

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College men’s soccer team picked up a crucial 1-0 victory over Alderson Broaddus to close out the regular season and senior night with a victory over the rival. With the win, the Senators also earned the No. 2 overall seed in the Great Midwest Athletic ...

Racing heats up in cool weather

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The temperatures are dropping; however, the racing action is ramping up! This is a great time of year to catch some of the finest racing. All the Championships from all the major series in both dirt and NASCAR will be decided in the next few weeks. This coming weekend, the World of Outlaws ...

Colts looking for another state title

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour’s girls and boys cross country teams each placed second last week in Berkeley Springs during the Class AA/A Region I meet. Now the Colts are headed toward familiar territory — the State Championship meet Saturday morning in Cabell County. The Lady Colts went ...

EMS ‘Pink Out’ game to raise funds, awareness

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ELKINS — Elkins Middle School students are raising money to assist local cancer patients through an annual event and fundraiser. Sarah Ware, the EMS girls soccer team’s head coach, said both the boys and girls soccer squads will be selling tickets for their annual “Pink Out” game and ...

Lady Tigers win on Senior Night

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School volleyball squad won their 11th game of the season Tuesday on Senior Night. The victory over North Marion was the final home game of the regular season for the Lady Tigers. “This was a back-and-forth match,” EHS coach Penny Crawford said. “Both ...

PBHS returns home with 2 Big 10 wins

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PHILIPPI — After three weekends on the road, the Philip Barbour volleyball squad returned home Monday to blank Big 10 Conference opponents Preston and Lewis County in straight sets Monday evening. The Lady Colts’ previous home meet was way back on Sept. 23. The hosts got after Preston ...

Bobcats fall to W.Va. State

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HUNTINGTON — West Virginia State’s NIka Tadic survived a scare against Kasumi Hayashi in the day’s final match as the top-seeded Yellow Jackets held off West Virginia Wesleyan in the Mountain East Conference semi-finals here Saturday. The upset-minded Lady Bobcats jumped to a 2-1 lead ...

AB defeats Walsh in double OT win

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NORTH CANTON, Ohio— Shavon John-Brown’s game-winning goal in the 105th minute lifted the Alderson Broaddus men’s soccer team to a 3-2 victory over Walsh University at Milazzo Field. AB scored first on a unassisted goal by Haris Miftari in the ninth minute of play to take a 1-0 lead. The ...

D&E cross country squads finish well

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Davis & Elkins College women’s cross country team earned a sixth-place finish in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Championships Saturday at Percy Warner Park. The Senators were paced by Danielle Haynes, who finished 24th overall with a time of ...

Tigers stumble in sectional title tilt

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ELKINS — Justin Parsons scored a goal late in the game Saturday, but it wasn’t enough to help the Elkins Tigers come back to defeat Lewis County in the Class AA/A Region 2 Section 2 Championship game. The Minutemen won the sectional title, 3-2, and will advance to the Region 2 ...

Winning Record

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WESTON — Lewis County jumped out to a 10-0 lead over Philip Barbour early on in a Class AA Big 10 Conference matchup Friday, but the Colts responded to outscore the Minutemen 24-12 over the remainder of the contest to secure a 24-22 road win at LCHS. Also secured for PB now is a winning ...

Take a youth hunting

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This year’s youth squirrel season was Sept. 2. Today is the state youth deer antlerless gun season. All youth hunters must be at least eight years of age and less than 18 years old. Youth hunters, aged 15-17, must comply with all of the state licensing requirements, but the Class N or NN ...

Tigers fall in shootout, 45-44

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SHINNSTON — The Elkins defense couldn’t stop a 2-point conversion late in the fourth quarter Friday, as Class AA No. 11 ranked Lincoln came from behind to take a 45-44 victory in Big 10 Conference football action. “In hindsight, there are always things you wish would have went ...

TVHS scores big win, 51-8

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HUNDRED — The Tygarts Valley Bulldogs picked up their second win of the season Friday, defeating Hundred High School, 51-8, in varsity football action. “We played well,” TVHS coach Rodney Bright said. “We still have some mistakes we’ve got to fix. This was the first time we’ve had ...

Tucker nips Pendleton County

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PARSONS — Cole Rapp found the endzone late in the fourth quarter Friday to give Tucker County a 14-8 victory over Pendleton County in Potomac Valley Conference Football action. Jared Harman put the Wildcats up 6-0 on a 2 yard touchdown run with 30 seconds left in the first quarter. The ...