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Lady Colts blank Williamstown

PHILIPPI — In a battle of Top-10 ranked squads, Philip Barbour claimed a 3-0 win over Williamstown under soggy conditions Tuesday night at George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park. “This was the best we’ve played as a unit all season,” Lady Colts coach Blake Williams said. “We ...

East Hardy takes over top spot in Class A ratings

PARKERSBURG — Huntington, Frankfort and East Hardy set atop of their respective classes in the second WVSSAC playoff ratings released on Tuesday. The Highlanders (4-0) are followed by Martinsburg (4-0) in Class AAA, while University (4-0) and Jefferson (4-0) are tied for third and South ...

EMS spikers split with Belington

ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School varsity volleyball team dropped a 2-0 (25-18, 25-19) decision to Belington on Tuesday. The Lady Hornets are now 4-1 and visit Lincoln today. Samantha White, Gabi Mahanes and Leah Ours led in serving as EMS (3-2) took the JV tilt by the scores of 25-21 and ...

WVU’s Bartlett playing with heavy heart

MORGANTOWN — An arrow is pulled backward before it is launched forward. West Virginia linebacker Jared Bartlett followed a similar path this offseason. In June, Bartlett’s brother, Richard, was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident in their home state of Georgia. He later died from ...

EMS soccer teams fall to West

ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School soccer teams dropped matches to West Fairmont Monday night at River Bend Park. The Hornets surrendered a pair of early goals en route to a 2-1 setback. The match remained scoreless until EMS tallied a goal in the final minute when Tristan Whited ...

Bucs win Big 10 Conference golf title

MOUNT CLARE — Buckhannon-Upshur captured the Big 10 Conference Golf Championship Monday at Bel Meadow Golf Course. The Bucs tallied a team-total 255 and were led by the league’s Player of the Year Evan Coffman, who carded an 83. Isaac Lane followed with an 85, Landon Hitt an 87 and ...