Local Sports

Colts race by Minutemen

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour put a stop to a four-game losing streak on Tuesday night with a 72-65 verdict over Lewis County in Big 10 Conference action. Senior Levi MacAdam turned in another stellar performance for the Colts with a double-double tally of 27 points and 11 boards. MacAdam ...

Trinity trips Mountain Lions, 70-44

HAMBLETON — Class A, No. 7 Trinity Christian School out of Morgantown proved to be too much for Tucker County after notching a 70-44 verdict on the road Tuesday night. “It wasn’t very good, none of it was,” Mountain Lions coach Jim Ambrose said. “Hopefully we can regroup and be ...

Lady Bulldogs fall in sectionals

MORGANTOWN — Tygarts Valley’s season came to a conclusion in a 51-37 setback to No. 10 Trinity Tuesday night in Class A, Region II, Section 1 action. The Lady Bulldogs jumped out to an 11-5 lead after one quarter before trailing by two, at 22-20, at the intermission break. The Lady ...

Clay-Battelle holds off late TVHS rally

BLACKSVILLE  — A fourth-quarter rally fell just short as Tygarts Valley dropped a 55-54 decision to Clay-Battelle on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs trailed 46-41 after three quarters before going on an 8-0 run to take a three-point advantage, at 49-46, with 6:00 left in regulation. The ...

Area swimmers earn Big 10 honors

ELKINS — Several area swimmers earned spots on the all-Big 10 Conference team announced over the weekend. Buckhannon-Upshur’s Cameron Zuliani and Elkins High School’s Isabelle Judy earned first-team honors for the girls. Both freshmen had solid outings at the state swim meet held ...

Roberts, Sites lead Pendleton to win

DUNMORE — Draven Roberts fired in 23 points and Marcus Sites added 22 to lead Pendleton County to a 69-50 win over Pocahontas County on Monday. Bailey Thompson also reached double figures for the Wildcats with 10 points. Pendleton County trailed 15-14 after one quarter but outscored the ...

Marauders tab Riggleman as assistant GM

GRANVILLE  — The West Virginia Black Bears announced on Tuesday that Jackie Riggleman has accepted the position as assistant general manager for the Bradenton Marauders, the High A minor league affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Riggleman’s last day with the Black Bears will be on ...

AB wrestlers earn titles at invitational

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Gino Sita and Jared Burgoyne each earned individual championships as the Alderson Broaddus University wrestling team placed five wrestlers into the finals at the USCAA National Invitational. Burgoyne topped Joe Carbone in his semifinal match and then posted a victory ...

WVU baseball team earns walk-off win

MORGANTOWN — A ninth-inning single sent the West Virginia University baseball team to a 5-4, walk-off win over Canisius on Tuesday afternoon at Monongalia County Ballpark. In the first February home game in program history, the Mountaineers (2-2) never trailed, but withstood a pair of ...

Elkins Elks Babe Ruth sign-ups set

ELKINS — Elkins Elks Babe Ruth sign-ups will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Elkins Middle School cafeteria. The league is for ages 13-16 and tryouts will be held on March 23. For more information or any questions, contact Brad Schumacher at 304-439-1873 or Steve ...

Belington LL slates more sign-up dates

BELINGTON —Belington -Barbour County Little League will be holding sign-ups at the Shop ’n Save at 6 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. on Saturday and 6 p.m. on March 1. On March 2 and March 9, clean-up days will be held at the field.

Lady Colts fall in sectional

GRAFTON — Philip Barbour finished the season at 5-17 following a 45-33 loss to Big 10 Conference rival Grafton in the Class AA Region I Section 1 tournament on Monday at Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium. Early matters in the opening frame hammered things out to be knotted up at 9-all to begin ...

Mountain Lions falter in Maryland

OAKLAND, Maryland — Tucker County ran into a solid Southern Garrett, Maryland Rams squad on Monday night and suffered a 66-40 setback on the road. “They’re (Southern Garrett) a great team and they play good defense,” Mountain Lions coach Jim Ambrose said. “We just got outmanned. We ...

Harman girls roll to victory

HARMAN — Sheridan Bonner had a triple-double with 10 points, 18 rebounds and 10 blocked shots as Harman opened Class A sectional play with a 53-33 win over East Hardy on Monday night. The Lady Panthers will now travel to Moorefield at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Jamen Dudley added 20 points, five ...

Senators open baseball season

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Davis and Elkins College baseball team dropped their season-opening series to Winston-Salem State University 5-0, 10-1, 18-1 and 9-2. The first game of the weekend started slow, with no runs were scored in the first three innings. Brent McMillion tossed 3 1/3 ...

TV takes sectional opener

MILL CREEK — A balanced scoring attack coupled with a strong second quarter helped power Tygarts Valley to a 46-36 victory over Clay-Battelle Saturday in opening round play of the Class A, Region II, Section 1 tourney. With the win the Lady Bulldogs (13-7) stay alive and move on to face ...

TV takes sectional opener

MILL CREEK — A balanced scoring attack coupled with a strong second quarter helped power Tygarts Valley to a 46-36 victory over Clay-Battelle Saturday in opening round play of the Class A, Region II, Section 1 tourney. With the win the Lady Bulldogs (13-7) stay alive and move on to face ...

Lilly fires in 38 points in B-U win

TENNERTON — Dawson Lilly fired in a career-high 39 points as Buckhannon-Upshur halted a six-game losing skid with a 77-57 win over Spring Mills Saturday afternoon in non-conference play. Lilly, who also had three assists and a pair of steals, was 20 of 25 from the free-throw line on the ...

Berkeley Springs hits 14 treys to edge Colts, 66-65

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour senior Levi MacAdam poured in a career-high 29 points at the Colts’ Corral on Saturday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough to keep sectional rival Berkeley Springs from escaping with a 66-65 verdict. The visiting Indians torched the cylinders with a total of 14 ...