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Lady Tigers top Lewis County

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School girl’s soccer team advanced to the Class AA-A, Region II, Section 2 championship game with a 1-0 victory over Lewis County Monday at EHS Field. The Lady Tigers (12-6-1) will battle Philip Barbour, who defeated South Harrison 3-0 on Monday, at 6 p.m. ...

D&E women blank Glenville

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College women’s soccer team cruised to a 4-0 victory over Glenville State Sunday in Mountain East Conference action at Nuttall Field. The Lady Senators (6-4-2, 5-3-1 MEC) found the back of the net three times in the first half and never looked ...

D&E’s 5-game win streak halted by No. 21 Cards

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ELKINS — In a battle of two of the top teams in the Mountain East Conference, No. 21 Wheeling claimed a 3-0 win over Davis & Elkins College Saturday afternoon at the McDonnell Center. The Lady Senators entered the match third in the league standings with a 5-1 slate, while the ...

Soccer sectionals get underway today

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PHILIPPI — Both the Philip Barbour boys and girls soccer squads made it into the Class AA-A, Region II, Section 2 championship game last season, and both will begin postseason play this week in an effort to return to their respective title matches. In 2018, the Lady Colts bested Elkins for ...

Senators hold off ’Toppers

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WEST LIBERTY — Davis &  Elkins netted three goals in the first half to hold off West Liberty, 3-2, Sunday in Mountain East Conference men’s soccer play. The Senators (5-6, 4-6 MEC) took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Matteo Ghezzi in the 14th minute. A minute later, Markus Just ...

Hurts powers Sooners past WVU

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jalen Hurts passed for 316 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 75 yards and two more scores and No. 5 Oklahoma cruised to a 52-14 victory over West Virginia on Saturday. Oklahoma (7-0, 4-0) is unbeaten in eight games against West Virginia (3-4, 1-3) since the ...

Indians too much for Tigers

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ELKINS — A quick start coupled with 320 yards rushing helped power Class AA, No. 4 Bridgeport to a 49-14 win over Elkins Friday night in Big 10 Conference action at Wimer Stadium. The Indians, who improved to 7-1 with the win, flexed their muscles early in the contest by scoring twice in ...

Purple paint posting law now in effect

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When I started learning how to hunt back in 1955, it was unlawful to fish, hunt, shoot, trap or even trespass on the acreage of another, if the land was enclosed, fenced, or posted, without the written permission of the landowner. In 2016, another condition was added to this state tradition for ...

McFadden lifts Hawks over TVHS

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LOST CREEK —Landon McFadden rushed for 175 yards and scored four touchdowns as Class A, No. 15 South Harrison claimed a 34-13 win over No. 9 Tygarts Valley Friday night at Gary Barnette Field. The setback was the second straight for the Bulldogs, who are now 5-2 on the season. Tygarts ...

Surging D&E spikers earn victory over West Liberty

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ELKINS —Davis & Elkins College captured its fifth straight match with a 3-1 win over West Liberty Friday night in Mountain East Conference volleyball action at the McDonnell Center. The Lady Senators (11-5, 5-1 MEC) took the first two games by scores of 25-22 and 25-18. After ...

Kendall returns to face Sooners

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Quarterback Austin Kendall always wanted to lead his football team onto Oklahoma’s Owen Field, seeking a win over a Big 12 Conference rival before another sellout crowd. He will, though he will be wearing a West Virginia jersey while doing so. Kendall, who spent the ...

Marshall outlasts FAU in wild affair

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Brenden Knox scored the go-ahead touchdown with 36 seconds left in the fourth quarter and Marshall beat Florida Atlantic 36-31 on Friday night. Knox finished with 23 carries for 220 yards and two touchdowns for the Thundering Herd (4-3, 2-1 Conference USA). His ...

No. 9 TV visits No. 15 Hawks

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MILL CREEK — Class A, No. 9 Tygarts Valley looks to get back into the win column when it travels to No. 15 South Harrison this evening. The Bulldogs (5-1) suffered their first loss of the season last week at now co- No. 1 Pendleton County. The junior trio of Caden Boggs, Daniel ...

Tigers host No. 4 Indians tonight

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ELKINS — Elkins will be staring down a formidable foe when Class AA, No. 4 Bridgeport comes to town tonight for a Big 10 Conference matchup. The Tigers (2-4) have won two straight games after starting the season 0-4. Last week, EHS took a 32-30 win at Roane County. In the contest, ...

Elkins girls turn in a fourth-place effort; Tigers sixth

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KINGWOOD  — The Elkins High School girls placed fourth and the boys sixth in the Big 10 Conference cross country championships held Thursday at Preston High School. The Lady Tigers finished with 112 points. Preston took the team title with 37 points. Fairmont Senior (58) was ...

Lady Colts cruise past ’Maids

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour jumped out to an early lead and never looked back while handing Big 10 Conference and sectional rival Lewis County a 9-0 shutout verdict Thursday on senior night at George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park. Not only was it a solid home win for the Lady Colt seniors ...

B-UHS sweeps Elkins

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TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer teams swept Big 10 Conference rival Elkins Thursday on senior night. The Lady Bucs posted a 5-1 win over the Lady Tigers in Thursday’s first match. In the nightcap, the B-U boys claimed a 9-1 victory to end the regular season with a 15-3-2 ...

NDC bests D&E

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SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio — Davis & Elkins College dropped a 2-0 decision to Notre Dame College Thursday afternoon in Mountain East Conference play at Mueller Field. Despite holding an edge in shots on target (4-2), the Senators saw their record fall to 4-6 overall and 3-6 in the ...