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Lady Colts looking for continued success

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PHILIPPI — The Philip Barbour Lady Colts soccer squad is coming into the 2019 season with designs on picking up where it left off a season ago when it posted a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 2 ties. Accolades from 2018 for PB include a nine-game win streak, and a 3-2 victory over rival ...

D&E to host first home triathlon meet

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ELKINS — David & Elkins College head triathlon coach Chris Hammer has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2019 season, which includes the first home event in program history. Hammer, entering his second season as well as the second season of the program, has a schedule consisting of ...

Tigers, Colts compete in match

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FAIRMONT — North Marion took top honors in a Big 10 Conference quad match on the links Monday at Green Hills Country Club with a lowest team score of 170. The Huskies were paced by Michael Harris and Dylan Runner with respective scores of 39 and 41. Bridgeport’s Matt Aman earned the ...

INDUCTION CEREMONY

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Athletic Hall of Fame inducted six new members on Saturday. It was the 26th induction ceremony. The class of 2019 inductees included Ted Williams, Travis Looney, Dennis “J.R.” Calain, Richard Varner, Clayton Collett and Jay Dailer. Williams was ...

Lofton was a standout in all three phases of the game

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Editor’s note: The following story is the fourth in a series of profiles of “Gridiron Greats” from area high schools. The series will lead up to the publication of The Inter-Mountain’s annual Football Preview and Fall Sports Guide on Aug. 27. Even though he’s only a few years ...

Cubs get win over Pirates at LLWS

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jose Quintana, Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs put on quite a show. The grinning Little Leaguers soaked in every moment. Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the ...

Steelers pay tribute to fallen coach

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The shirts read “shut out the noise.” Shutting out the pain of suddenly losing the man behind the mantra will take far longer for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Still, there was something about the game-day routine that brought a sense of relief and normalcy just six days ...

Mountain Lions golf team wins at Canaan

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DAVIS — Tucker County improved to 2-0 on the links Thursday with a best team score of 187 on their home course at Canaan Valley Resort Golf Club. Wyatt Betler paced the Mountain Lions with a low medalist stroke count of 45. Notre Dame placed second with a 190, while Southern Garrett, ...

Newman RBI single lifts Pirates past Cubs

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Cole Tucker drew a bases-loaded walk and Kevin Newman hit an RBI single, all with two out in the ninth inning, as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Friday night. Tucker, pinch-hitting, worked a bases-loaded walk off Brandon ...

Lady Senators spikers release slate

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins volleyball team has released their 28-match schedule for the fall of 2019 and announced by fifth-year head coach Kylie Heyne. Featuring 12 home matches at the McDonnell Center, the Senators will look to make an impact in their first season in the Mountain ...

TVHS golfers top Pendleton County

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FRANKLIN — Tygarts Valley picked up an 11 stroke match victory over Pendleton County Wednesday afternoon at the Highlands Golf Course in Franklin with a team score of 206. The Bulldogs were paced by junior Andrew Holbrook who was the low medalist with a 42. Tanner Townsend led the Wildcats ...

Dailer had success coaching both girls and boys teams at EHS

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Editor’s note: The following story is one in a series of profiles of individuals that will be inducted in the Randolph County Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday. Jay Dailer coached both girls and boys basketball at Ekins High School from 1980-1986. Dailer led the Lady Tigers to five ...

D&E XC teams release schedule

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ELKINS — After competing in what can be regarded as one of the top regions in the nation, the Davis & Elkins cross country teams will set their sights on new challenges and opportunities with the release of the 2019 schedule. Finishing in the top half of the NCAA Midwest Regional, ...

Dye to lead Battler basketball

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PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus Director of Athletics Carrie Bodkins has announced the hiring of Stephen Dye as the next head men’s basketball coach for the Battlers. “It is my honor to announce Stephen as our head men’s basketball coach,” Bodkins said. “Stephen is a proven head ...

D&E Senators name Hall of Fame class

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College Athletics Hall of Fame will add to its illustrious family this September, welcoming six athletes as members of the class of 2019. The class of 2019 will be formally inducted during a ceremony, which is open to the public, as part of Homecoming ...

Varner had stellar career on the court for Harman High

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Richard Varner lettered in basketball from 1977-1979 at Harman High School. His team placed second in the Little Mountain Conference his junior year with a record of 16-5, along with a record point spread of 47 points. With this being Varner’s first year of organized basketball, he ...

Petersburg’s Fleming shoots even par 35 in PVC golf action

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MOOREFIELD — Petersburg senior Nick Fleming stroked an impressive even par on the back nine for a 35 low medalist score at Valley View Golf Course on Tuesday during Potomac Valley Conference action. Moorefield and Petersburg share Valley View as their official home courses during the prep ...

Collett helped lead Tigers to consecutive playoff berths

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Editor’s note: The following story is one in a series of profiles of individuals that will be inducted in the Randolph County Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday. Clayton Collett lettered in football from 2010-2012 at Elkins High School, graduating in 2013. As a player, he participated ...