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Tigers’ season concludes with sectional loss

SHINNSTON — Lincoln used a strong second half to pull away from Elkins, 63-48, Wednesday night in Class AAA, Region II, Section 2 semifinal action. The Tigers trailed 26-22 at the intermission but were outscored 37-26 over the final two quarters. The Cougars’ second-half surge was ...

Lady Mountain Lions secure state berth

HAMBLETON — The Tucker County girls secured their 17th consecutive berth in the state tourney with a 57-23 win over Pocahontas County Wednesday night in a Class A, Region II co-final. The fourth- seeded Lady Mountain Lions (16-4) will face No. 5 Webster County at 9 p.m. Tuesday in ...

Elkins High girls place 12th, boys 20th at state swim meet

MORGANTOWN — The Elkins High School girls placed 12th and the boys 20th at the state swim meet held Tuesday at the Mylan Park Aquatic Center. The Lady Tigers compiled 32 points in the meet. Results for the Lady Tigers included Rachel Shryock seventh in the 200 freestyle (2:04.62) and 11th ...

Tygarts Valley blanks Hornets in historic game

ELKINS — In the first-ever middle school baseball game between Randolph County schools, Tygarts Valley claimed a 4-0 win over Elkins Tuesday evening at Robin Harvey Memorial Field. Both squads received strong pitching in their inaugural debuts on the diamond. Adams Woods and Jacob ...

Vincent shines at state meet

MORGANTOWN — Buckhannon-Upshur sophomore Cadence Vincent shined at the state swim meet held Tuesday at Mylan Park Aquatic Center. Vincent set state records in both the 50 freestyle with a time of 23.11 and in the 100 freestyle (50.39). She repeated as champion in the 50 freestyle, ...

Bulldogs and Pendleton earn sectional wins

MILL CREEK — Tygarts Valley claimed a 73-41 win over Pocahontas County Tuesday night in Class A, Region II, Section 2 tourney play. The Bulldogs, who have won six straight games to improve to 8-3, will travel to Pendleton County at 7 p.m. Friday in the sectional title game. Tygarts ...

Elkins, PB wrestlers in action today

HUNTINGTON — All three members of the 2021 Elkins High School wrestling team will be in action today at the Class AA-A state tournament. Freshman Gavin Boland, senior Alex Burge and junior Nic Barrickman will take to the mats inside Mountain Health Arena for first-round action set to ...

Tigers drop road tilt to Polar Bears; PB softball cruises

FAIRMONT — Fairmont Senior plated 15 runs over the first two innings to coast to a 17-3 five-inning win over Elkins Tuesday in Big 10 Conference play. Kyle Wyatt had an RBI double in the first and a two-run single in the fourth to lead the Tigers (0-6, 0-4 Big 10). Dustyn Primavero ...

Prep basketball

Tuesday’s Scores By The Associated Press Boys sectionals A Region 1 Section 2 Clay-Battelle 63, Wood County Christian 25 Region 2 Section 1 East Hardy 92, Union Grant 58 Region 3 Section 2 Greenbrier West 100, Richwood 46 Webster County 95, Meadow Bridge ...

State swim meet begins today

MORGANTOWN — The area will be well-represented in the state swim meet scheduled to get underway today at Mylan Park Aquatic Center. Elkins High School, Buckhannon-Upshur and Philip Barbour will all have swimmers competing in the two-day event, which is traditionally held in February ...

Tigers drop decision to North Marion

ELKINS — North Marion pounded out 15 hits en route to a 21-4 win over Elkins in five innings Monday in Big 10 Conference play. Cruz Tobin led the Huskies at the dish with two hits and three RBIs. Cole Malnick and Tariq Miller also knocked in two runs each. Dustyn Primavero drove in a ...

Bulldogs, Colts pick up victories

MILL CREEK — Tygarts Valley erupted for 11 runs in the second inning to cruise past Webster County, 21-3, in five innings of Monday. Matthew Pratt had two hits and knocked in four runs to lead the Bulldogs, while Derrick Gear had two hits and three RBIs, Shaun Taylor three hits and Seth ...

Lady Tigers fall to North; PB wins

ELKINS — North Marion outslugged Elkins, 15-12, Monday in Big 10 play at Betty Heckel Field. The Lady Tigers held a 7-0 lead after three innings before the Lady Huskies plated five in the fourth and six in the sixth to take an 11-7 lead. Elkins answered with four in the home-half of the ...

Lady Tigers drop pair to Lincoln

ELKINS — Lincoln used two strong pitching performances from Delaney Haller in sweeping a Big 10 Conference doubleheader from Elkins Saturday at Betty Heckel Field. Haller tossed a complete-game five-hitter in the Lady Cougars’ 9-0 win in the opener and limited the Lady Tigers to ...

Colts topple Bees to move on in sectionals

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour placed four players in double figures and took control early to cruise past East Fairmont, 73-41, Saturday night in Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 action. The Colts (6-7) move on to visit top-seed Fairmont Senior at 7 p.m. Wednesday in semfinal ...

Pendleton takes 5-2 victory over Tucker

FRANKLIN — Pendleton County claimed a 5-2 win over Tucker County Saturday in Potomac Valley Conference action. Five pitchers combined on a no-hitter for the Wildcats, with Cameron Kisamore working 2 1/3 innings of relief to earn the win. He struck out seven and walked one. Isaiah Johnson ...

Darius Stills wins Hardman Award

ills was close to voiding his amateur status a year ago, following a strong junior season that had NFL scouts taking notice. Instead, he decided to return to WVU for one more year, and in the process, claimed several All-America honors--West Virginia University’s first Consensus ...

Colts use 18-hit attack to down Tigers

ELKINS — Alfred Isch went 5 for 5 and drove in seven runs, including a two-run homer, as Philip Barbour claimed a 15-3 win over Elkins Friday night in Big 10 Conference action. The Colts (1-1, 1-1 Big 10) finished with 18 hits in the game. Braiden Short added three safeties and two ...

Price nets 27 as Tigers get win at Keyser

KEYSER — Mitchell Price fired in 27 points as Elkins concluded regular-season play with a 57-53 overtime win over Keyser on Friday night. The Tigers, now 9-8, will travel to Lincoln at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Class AAA, Region II, Section 2 semifinal action. Cory Harper added 14 points for ...

Senior bests Lady Colts to capture sectional title

FAIRMONT — Marley Washenitz fired in 25 points as top-ranked Fairmont Senior claimed a 64-33 win over Philip Barbour in the Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 title game on Friday night. The Lady Colts trailed 15-13 after one quarter and 35-23 at halftime. But they were outscored, 15-7, in ...