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Tigers host No. 1 Polar Bears tonight

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ELKINS — Elkins will square off against the top-rated team in the Class AA tonight when Fairmont Senior visits Wimer Stadium for a 7 p.m. kickoff. The Tigers (2-2) will look to rebound after dropping a 28-7 decision to North Marion last Friday night. Elkins led 7-0 at the half, before ...

Polar Bears cruise past Tigers

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ELKINS — Connor Neal threw for four touchdowns as Class AA, top-ranked Fairmont Senior pulled away for a 36-7 win over Elkins Friday night in muddy conditions at Wimer Stadium. The Polar Bears (6-0) scored on all three of their first-half possessions to lead 22-0 at the ...

Lady Tigers blank ’Maids

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School girls soccer team has found the right formula for success, and opposing teams are paying for it. The Class AA-A, second-ranked Lady Tigers upped their record to 12-1-1 overall and 9-0-1 in the Big 10 with a 2-0 win over sectional foe Lewis County Wednesday ...

No. 6 Tribe visits Bucs; TV, Tucker on the road

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TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur looks to move up in the Class AAA rankings with a win over double-A No. 6 Bridgeport this evening. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium. The Bucs, despite a disappointing 32-6 home loss to Greenbrier East last Friday, dropped ...

D&E soccer teams play to draws

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PAINESVILLE, Ohio —The Davis & Elkins College men’s soccer team used a late score to salvage a 1-1 draw against Lake Erie College Thursday afternoon in Great Midwest Athletic Conference play. Trailing 1-0, Senator freshman Charles Mavronis netted his first-career collegiate goal in ...

Triplett, Princeton set to appear on ESPNU tonight

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ELKINS — While his former high school teammates prepare to battle the state’s top-ranked double-A squad today, George Triplett could possibly be spotted on television punting for another Tiger squad. The Elkins High School graduate is the starting punter for the Princeton ...

PB goes 1-1 in home triangular

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour dropped a three-set match to Williamstown before rebounding to best Big 10 Conference foe Robert C. Byrd during triangular action Wednesday at the Colts’ Corral. Even with a No. 1 sectional seed already in place, along with four state titles under her belt as ...

EMS bests ’Cats

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PARSONS — Elkins Middle School rallied for a 14-8 win over Tucker Valley in muddy conditions at R.H. Armstrong Memorial Field at Class of 1984 Alumni Stadium on Wednesday night. The Hornets of first-year coach Eddie Gannon improved to 3-2 on the season. They will be idle next week before ...

EHS falls to East in volleyball

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FAIRMONT — East Fairmont claimed a straight-set win over Elkins Wednesday night in Big 10 Conference play. The Bees won a tight first set, 23-25, before taking the final two sets by scores of 14-25 and 9-25. Elkins is now 8-9 on the season. East Fairmont also took the prelimiary ...

Battlers tumble to Cedarville; ’Lady Cats win

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PHILIPPI — The Alderson Broaddus men’s soccer team dropped a 4-0 decision to Cedarville University Wednesday evening in G-MAC play at the Multi-Sport Performance Stadium. The Yellow Jackets made the most out of their opportunities, scoring goals on their first two shots. Derek Braak ...

EMS girls cruise

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ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School girls soccer team recorded back-to-back shutouts this week, improving their record to 5-2-1. Monday’s 4-0 victory over Mountaineer Middle School started with a cross from Maddie Belan to Darby Bailey, who found the top of the net. Alexa Price ...

An eventful trip to the Lexington car show

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This Saturday night will close out the 2018 racing season at Elkins Raceway. The Festival 40 will feature racing in all five classes, with $2,000 to win in the Jenkins Ford Super late models, The Budweiser FasTrack Crate late models will run for $1,200 to win and there will be increased ...

Colts blanked by Indians

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PHILIPPI —Bridgeport halted Philip Barbour’s three-game winning streak with a 5-0 Big 10 Conference victory Tuesday at George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park. The Colts saw their record fall to 5-4 on the season. They are set to travel to Pocahontas County and will return home on Thursday ...

Lady Tigers capture 4-0 win at East

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FAIRMONT — Class AA, No. 2 Elkins captured a 4-0 win over East Fairmont Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference action at East-West Stadium. The Lady Tigers are now 11-1-1 overall and 7-0-1 in Big 10 play. They will host sectional rival Lewis County at 6 p.m. Thursday at Davis & Elkins ...

Price collects 21 kills in EHS win

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ELKINS — Sam Price had 21 kills to lead the Elkins High School volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Fairmont Senior Tuesday night in Big 10 play at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium The Lady Tigers are now an even 8-8 on the season and will travel to East Fairmont today. Elkins took the ...

TV’s Staten part of historical girls golf tournament

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MILL CREEK — Tygarts Valley’s Mackenzie Staten competed in a historical golf tournament last week at Mingo Bottom Golf Club in Elizabeth. Staten was among the field of 50 golfers that competed in the first-ever West Virginia High School Girls Invitational Golf ...

ABU’s Czelusniak, Hodge honored

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PHILIPPI — Junior quarterback Joe Czelusniak and freshman cross country runner Kierra Hodge were named Alderson Broaddus University Battlers of the Week for the week of Sept. 17-23. Czelusniak led the Battlers to a 45-17 victory in the fourth I-79 Barrel Classic against Glenville State. He ...

WVU to face Penn State in charity exhibition

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MORGANTOWN —The West Virginia University men’s basketball team will host a charity exhibition game against Penn State inside the WVU Coliseum on Saturday, Nov. 3. Proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross' hurricane relief efforts. The game time will be determined once the WVU-Texas ...

Mountain Lions move up to second

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After shutting out double-A Philip Barbour, Tucker County moved up from third to second in this week’s Class A SSAC ratings released on Tuesday afternoon. The Mountain Lions, who are yielding just 7.3 points per game on defense, are 5-0 on the season after blanking the Colts, 10-0, ...

Tiger runners roar at Bearcat meet

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GRAFTON — The Elkins High School girls placed third and the boys eighth at the Bearcat Invitational held on Saturday morning. It was the fifth meet in 15 days for the EHS squads. The Lady Tigers finished with 93 points. Morgantown took team honors with 23 points, followed by Fairmont ...