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CONFERENCE VICTORY

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ELKINS — Anna Belan scored a career-high 18 points and Elkins used a dominating second quarter in rolling to a 45-18 win over Robert C. Byrd Thursday in Big 10 Conference action at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. The Lady Tigers (5-7, 3-5 Big 10), who struggled to find the ...

Lady Colts drop contest at Lincoln

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SHINNSTON — Class AA, No. 6 Lincoln placed four players in double figures in coasting to an 89-50 win over Philip Barbour Thursday night in Big 10 Conference play. Brynne Williams fired in 28 points for the Lady Cougars, followed by Victoria Sturm and Madi Martin with 17 each and ...

Battlers introduce new grid coach

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PHILIPPI — Travis Everhart was introduced as the new Alderson Broaddus football coach on Thursday morning. Everhart brings 21 years of coaching experience to the Battlers, and he was most recently the associate head coach at Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, Georgia. He ...

Rex Pyles Arena closed for repairs

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PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus University’s Rex Pyles Arena is being closed for a structural repair and upgrade project. The decison was made by the ABU Board of Trustees and the closure began on Thursday. As part of the Capital Action Plan, ABU officials received a report in November ...

EMS varsity, JV girls defeat Philippi Middle

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PHILIPPI — The Elkins Middle School varsity girls squad claimed a 26-16 win over Philippi on Thursday night. Addy Cogar had nine points and Emerson Haddix six for the Lady Hornets, who are now 8-2 on the season. “It was a good team win,” EMS coach Clint Bennett said. “I wasn’t ...

Culver, Tshiebwe help WVU’s half-court defense prosper

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — No. 12 West Virginia’s opponents don’t have to dribble the ball past midcourt to the point of exhaustion anymore. But it comes at a cost. In abandoning a suffocating full-court pressure defense from past seasons, the Mountaineers have doubled down on an even-greater ...

West Virginia will retire Thorn’s No. 44

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — West Virginia University will retire the number of basketball great Rod Thorn next month, athletic director Shane Lyons said Thursday. Thorn’s No. 44 will be retired during a halftime ceremony at the Mountaineers’ game with Oklahoma on Feb. 29 in Morgantown. He’ll ...

Senators use late rally to beat Pioneers

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College rallied from eight points down in the final five minutes of regulation to capture a 79-73 win over Glenville State College Wednesday night in Mountain East Conference action at the McDonnell Center. The Senators (5-10, 3-6 MEC), who snapped a six-game ...

Tucker County bests Lady Hawks

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LOST CREEK — Class A, No. 8 Tucker County went on the road and recorded a 65-46 win over regional opponent South Harrison Wednesday night. Highlighting the Lady Mountain Lions’ win was all-state senior Terra Kuhn’s hitting the 1,000 career points mark as the 13th player to do so in ...

Tigers get road victory over Polar Bears

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FAIRMONT — Blake Harris canned six 3-pointers on his way to 20 points as Elkins picked up a 60-54 win over Fairmont Senior Wednesday night in Big 10 Conference action. Harris also dished out four assists for the Tigers, who overcame a 45-41 deficit after three quarters by outscoring the ...

Irish topple TVHS

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CLARKSBURG — Class A, No. 9 Notre Dame used a strong second quarter to pull away for a 64-46 Mason Dixon Conference win over Tygarts Valley on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs trailed by just six, at 15-9, after the opening quarter. However, the Irish held a 20-5 scoring edge in the second ...

No. 6 North Marion halts Philip Barbour’s win streak

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RACHEL — Philip Barbour’s four-game winning streak came to a halt Wednesday night after a 73-57 setback against double-A, No. 6 North Marion in Big 10 Conference play. The host Huskies put up 21 points in both the first and second quarters to have a 42-21 cushion at the intermission ...

Lady Bucs and EHS boys capture tri-meet at D&E

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ELKINS —Buckhannon-Upshur freshman Cadence Vincent had two blazing times in picking up a pair of wins in a tri-meet held Wednesday at Davis & Elkins College’s George A. Myles Pool. Vincent turned in a time of 2:15.32 in the 200-yard IM, while clocking an effort of 59.94 in the ...

Glenville too much for Lady Senators

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ELKINS — Re’Shawna Stone led five teammates in double figures with 26 points as Glenville State rolled to a 118-85 win over Davis & Elkins Wednesday in Mountain East Conference action at the McDonnell Center. Stone added five assists, three rebounds and two steals to go with her ...

Wesleyan men outlast Concord in overtime

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BUCKHANNON — Clay Todd hit a layup as time expired to force overtime and West Virginia Wesleyan outlasted Concord, 83-80, Wednesday night in Mountain East Conference play at Rockefeller Center. The Mountain Lions battled back from a 10-point deficit in the second half and led 74-70 with 18 ...

Pocahontas girls improve to 10-3

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HICO — Kira Bircher fired in 25 points as Class A, No. 4 Pocahontas County picked up a 66-46 win over sectional foe Midland Trail on Tuesday night. The Lady Warriors (10-3) also received 14 points, eight rebounds, seven steals and five assists from Laila Calhoun, 12 points and nine rebounds ...

Sooners knock off No. 17 WVU women

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Taylor Roberston made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points to help Oklahoma beat No. 17 West Virginia 73-49 on Wednesday night. Robertson, who is the national leader in made 3s with 86, extended her program record to eight straight games with at least 20 ...

No. 5 Senior cruises past Lady Tigers

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ELKINS — Marley Washenitz scored 24 points and Class AA, No. 5 Fairmont Senior used a big second half en route to a 64-23 win over Elkins Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference action at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. The Lady Polar Bears (8-2, 3-1 Big 10) took a 12-point cushion into ...

Huffman, Teter help Harman best Union

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HARMAN — Braydan Huffman and Coy Teter combined for 33 points to pace Harman to a 73-45 victory over Union Tuesday night in Potomac Valley Conference action. Huffman finished with 17 and Teter followed with 16 for the Panthers, who took a 32-19 halftime lead and carried a comfortable ...

TV’s Lanham nets 27 in losing effort against Lady Hawks

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MILL CREEK — Jenna Montgomery tossed in 22 points to help lead South Harrison to a 54-41 win over Tygarts Valley Tuesday night at TVHS gymnasium. Kylie Saltis added 14 points for the Lady Hawks (5-7), who led 25-11 at the half and 45-24 after three quarters. Abby Lanham fired in ...