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PB’s Clark-Casto inks with Glenville to play volleyball

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PHILIPPI — Jyra Clark-Casto made it official during a signing ceremony in the commons area at Philip Barbour High School recently by inking with Glenville State College to continue playing volleyball at the next level for the Lady Pioneers. While participating in athletics for the Lady ...

WVU prepping for Big 12 tourney

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MORGANTOWN — The No. 17-ranked West Virginia University baseball team has earned the No. 4 seed in the 2019 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship and will begin postseason play against fifth-seeded Kansas in the opening round at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Oklahoma City. The annual event will ...

NFL Network to televise C-USA tilts

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DALLAS (AP) — The NFL Network and Conference USA have agreed to a four-year partnership that will put 10 of the league’s Saturday football games on the network each season. “While exploring new media options for football, NFL Network stood out as an excellent opportunity for national ...

Philip Barbour’s Lovegrove signs to run at Ohio Valley

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour senior Mark Lovegrove recently signed a letter of intent to attend Ohio Valley University while also participating in cross country and track for the Fighting Scots. “I love the athletic program there and the overall school atmosphere at OVU,” Lovegrove ...

Tucker’s Callaway wins 300 hurdles

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CHARLESTON — Tucker County senior Ben Callaway captured first in the 300-meter hurdles Saturday in the Class A portion of the state meet at Laidley Field. Callaway, who was also part of the Mountain Lions’ state champion shuttle hurdle relay team on Friday, turned in a time of ...

Rowe, 4×200 relay lead Elkins girls

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CHARLESTON — Elkins High School’s Tiara Rowe turned in a pair of fourth-place finishes on the final day of the state meet Saturday at Laidley Field. Rowe posted a time of 13.05 in the 100 and 26.46 in the 200. She was also part of the 4x200 relay, along with Sofia Triplett, Brooklynn ...

Post 29 schedules first practice, tryouts

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ELKINS — Elkins American Legion Post 29 baseball will hold its first practice and tryouts at noon Saturday at the Elkins High School/Post 29 Field. Sunday’s practice/tryouts will be at Robin Harvey Memorial Field in Elkins, starting at 1 p.m. Players from Elkins, Tygarts Valley, Philip ...

WVU seniors go out with a victory

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MORGANTOWN —Three seniors had at least one hit and an RBI and the fourth pitched a scoreless eighth inning as the No. 17 West Virginia University baseball team concluded the regular season with a 13-2 victory against George Washington Saturday afternoon at Monongalia County Ballpark. The ...

Pirates topple Padres, 6-4

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove of the Pittsburgh Pirates is undefeated against his hometown San Diego Padres. Musgrove pitched well enough to survive a rough seventh inning and Colin Moran had a three-run home run and four RBIs for the Pirates, who won 6-4 Sunday to take three of ...

Weather plagues state meet action

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CHARLESTON — Before lightning delayed action on Friday night at the state meet at Laidley Field, the Tucker County boys shuttle hurdle relay team captured a title in the Class A ranks. The foursome of Ben Callaway, Raine McCauley, Joseph Lewendowski and Corrick Ambrose turned in a ...

Intra-City track meet scheduled

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ELKINS — Area youth from pre-school through fifth grade are invited to participate in the Mayor’s Johnny Keller Intra-City Track Meet Tuesday at the Elkins High School track. Registration will be from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Field events will begin with the softball throw and ...

Tanner McGrew to host basketball camp at B-U

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TENNERTON — The Tanner McGrew Basketball Camp will be held June 10-12 at Buckhannon-Upshur High School. Two sessions will be held, one for sixth and eighth graders and another for nine through 12th graders. McGrew was a standout player at Buckhannon-Upshur High School before going on to ...

WVU baseball tilt with GW canceled

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MORGANTOWN — Due to inclement weather expected in the Morgantown area, Friday's baseball game between No. 17 West Virginia University and George Washington was canceled. The two teams will conclude the three-game series, and the regular season, with a single game as scheduled at 2 p.m. ...

PB’s MacAdam signs intent

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour senior Levi MacAdam is now slated to be heading across state lines to play hoops at the next level for the Malone University Pioneers located in Canton, Ohio. Malone is a member of the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, the same as Alderson Broaddus ...

ABU names Bodkins as new AD

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PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus University President Dr. Tim Barry has announced Carrie Bodkins as the University’s next athletic director. With this appointment, Bodkins becomes the first female athletic director in Alderson Broaddus’ history. She has served as the acting athletic ...

Elkins will send 14 to Charleston

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CHARLESTON — Elkins High School will be well-represented at this weekend’s West Virginia State Track Meet being held at Laidley Field. This afternoon, the girls’ 4x800-meter relay consisting of Addie Berdine, Kaleigh Edwards, Kaeli Ricottilli and Anna Belan will kick things off for ...

Philip Barbour to be well-represented at Laidley Field

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CHARLESTON  — A large group of Philip Barbour track athletes will make the trek to Charleston today and Saturday to take part in the Class AA portion of the state meet at Laidley Field. Competing for the PB girls will be freshman Desiree Knotts in the 200, freshman Graylin Floyd in the ...

WVU adds Bowling Green QB transfer

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MORGANTOWN — Quarterback Jarret Doege indicated on Thursday he would be transfering from Bowling Green to West Virginia University. Doege, who took part in spring drills with the Falcons, threw for 2,660 yards and 27 scores last season. He completed nearly 63 percent of his pass ...

WVU’s Manoah on Howser Trophy list

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MORGANTOWN — Junior right-handed pitcher Alek Manoah of the No. 17 West Virginia University baseball team has been named one of 26 semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) announced on Thursday. Manoah is the first player in ...

TV, Tucker set for ‘A’ action

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CHARLESTON — Both Tygarts Valley and Tucker County will be looking to bring home gold from the Class A state track and field meet being held this weekend at Charleston's Laidley Field. The action will get underway Friday afternoon and will conclude after a full day of events on ...