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TCHS star Kachmarek signs to play football for Robert Morris

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HAMBLETON — Tucker County High School senior Eddie Kachmarek formally inked his commitment to play Division I football at Robert Morris University during a signing ceremony Tuesday. He lettered all four years of his varsity career for the Mountain Lions on the gridiron, along with ...

Poling will compete for the Lady Bobcats

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HAMBLETON — Tucker County senior Lindsay Poling put her pen on the paper Tuesday, signing a letter of intent to compete in acro tumbling while attending West Virginia Wesleyan College. Poling is a three-year varsity letterman in the sport of cheer at TCHS. She has stood in the rain on ...

PB Colts top Tucker, 13-2

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PARSONS — Philip Barbour was able to get on the board early Tuesday, and went on to a 10-run rule win over hosting Tucker County High School. Senior Conner Setchell picked up the complete 5-inning game win from the pitcher’s circle by fanning 8, allowing 6 hits, walking 3 and giving ...

WVWC Bobcats fall in NCAA tourney

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MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The No. 3 West Virginia Wesleyan men’s tennis team fell to second-seeded Chowan 5-1 on Sunday in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region II Final. The Bobcats trailed 2-1 after doubles play with No. 2 doubles duo Ramon Rodriguez and Pedro Nassar earning the lone doubles ...

Both Davis & Elkins track teams excel

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CEDARVILLE, Ohio — The Davis & Elkins College men’s track & field team earned a fifth-place finish in the program’s first ever Great Midwest Athletic Conference Outdoor Championship. Dalton Irvine had one of the top performances of the weekend for the Senators, scoring second ...

Colts pick up senior night wins

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour collected a pair of wins over the weekend on senior night at the Colts’ Corral by topping Big 10 Conference opponent Preston 11-4, before handing Potomac Valley Conference foe Tucker County an 8-2 loss in the night cap. Seniors honored by PBHS included Mikey ...

Bulldogs split doubleheader with Wildcats

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FRANKLIN — As the varsity baseball schedule winds down, the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs and the Pendleton County Wildcats split a double header Saturday. TVHS won the first game, 7-0, then fell in the second contest, 4-3. “We really played well in the first game,” Bulldogs’ coach James ...

Full Throttle racing series continues

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BRUCETON MILLS — Round three of the Paul Koontz Full Throttle Harescramble Series is in the books. This weekend’s race was full of rocks, jumps and, of course, some mud. The track at Shady Grove Off Road Park contains the traditional “woods racing” sections but also adds in part of a ...

Tigers game at PNC Park rained out

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PITTSBURGH — The Elkins Tigers were set to play an exhibition game at PNC Park Saturday, then the rains came and washed away the opportunity. “It was very disappointing,” EHS coach Jack Crumm said. “They offered us the opportunity to play on Sunday at 4:45 p.m., but we aren’t ...

Elkins boxer wins national title

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MORGANTOWN — Just a few years ago, junior Steven Ware was working at a saw mill. He had recently graduated from high school in Elkins, and his family was suffering from financial trouble. He started to work his way up and earned his way to the highest pay raise, only to find out that the ...

Justice’s decisions impact hunters

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Less than two days after the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced an entrance fee for six state parks and one state forest, the governor has stepped in to halt the entire idea or program. “The move was announced without my approval. It’s a bad idea, and I’m going to ...

Fermosel leads D&E’s honors 

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INDIANAPOLIS — Laura Fermosel led the way for the Davis & Elkins College women’s tennis team represented in the 2017 Women’s Tennis Great Midwest Athletic Conference Awards, as the sophomore was announced as the G-MAC Conference Player of the Year. Four Senators, three ...

Senators drop a pair to Malone University

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College baseball team fell to Malone University in its doubleheader on Friday at Harpertown Field to open the Great Midwest Athletic Conference series. The Senators fell in game one 2-1, despite a quality pitching performance from Tyler Honeycutt. However, ...

Tigers stumble against Lincoln

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SHINNSTON — Class AA No. 3 ranked Elkins lost to Lincoln, 11-6, on Friday in the conclusion of a game that started on March 30. Officials suspended the game in March after the lights at the field in Elkins malfunctioned and visibility was hindered. At that time, the game was tied 3-3 in the ...

Petersburg blanks Moorefield, 7-0

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PETERSBURG — The Moorefield Lady Yellow Jackets fell behind early Friday at Petersburg and fell, 2-0, in varsity softball action. “We couldn’t buy any hits to save our souls,” MHS assistant coach Julie Markwood said. “We played a very good game defensively, we just couldn’t hit ...

Elkins High’s Pomp signs with AB

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ELKINS — After excelling at Elkins High School, senior Brooke Pomp looks forward to continuing her soccer career at Alderson Broaddus University. Pomp signed a letter of intent Thursday to play for the Battlers. She noted she looks forward to becoming a part of the Battler’s team because ...