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Texas/OU move could bring more conference shuffling

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Barry Alvarez lived through the tidal wave of conference realignment that swept over college sports in the early 2010s as Wisconsin’s athletic director, watching the Big Ten grow to 14 teams from the Midwest to the East Coast. Another round of shuffling could be on ...

D&E names Forsythe as interim men’s and women’s golf coach

ELKINS — Alasdair Forsythe was named the interim golf coach for the Davis & Elkins men’s and women’s programs this week. Forsythe has spent over a decade with the D&E golf program in various capacities and takes on the interim role for the departed J.D. Lamm, who accepted the ...

Elkins Otters claim fourth straight title

SHINNSTON — Following a canceled season in 2020, the Elkins Otters swim team fiercely came back to prevail at the North Central Swim League Championship held in Shinnston last weekend. Although it was a shortened season due to COVID restrictions, Lauren Cain was ready to get the team ...

Post 29 downs Buckhannon to win area banner

TENNERTON — Cody Cooper tossed a complete-game five-hitter as Elkins Post 29 captured the Area 5 title with a 9-3 win over Buckhannon on Wednesday night . It was the 14th straight area banner captured by Elkins, which plated three runs in each of the third and seventh innings en route to ...

Elkins High Night School Basketball Camp slated

ELKINS — Spots remain open for the Elkins High School Night School Basketball Camp to be held July 26 through July 29 at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. The camp is for boys and girls grades third through eighth and is $80. The times will be from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more ...

Brown named to Doak Walker list

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University football senior running back Leddie Brown was named Wednesday to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award, which signifies the top college running back in the nation, as announced by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum. Heading into the 2021 season, he was ...