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Postseason honors

ELKINS — The Big 10 Conference football team was released on Thursday with several area players earning honors. The team was broken down into “A” for large schools and “B” for small schools. Elkins and Buckhannon-Upshur were represented on the “A” squad. Earning ...

PB girls fall in Sam Bord championship

GRAFTON — Philip Barbour came up short 67-50 against Grafton in the title game of the annual Sam Bord Memorial tournament at Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium Friday evening. The Lady Colts had two players on the all-tournament field in freshman Emily Denison and sophomore Alyssa Hill. Both ...

South too much for Tigers, 63-33

PARKERSBURG — Malaki Sylvia had 23 points as Parkersburg South defeated Elkins, 63-33, on Friday night. The Tigers dropped to 0-2 with the setback and will return to action Wednesday at Preston for a Big 10 Conference encounter. The Patriots are coached by Brett Rector, who played for ...

Host Harman squads move to title games

HARMAN — Braydan Huffman and Mason Eye combined for 30 points as Harman claimed a 58-34 win over Morgantown Christian Academy in Harman Tournament play on Friday afternoon. The Panthers (2-0) will face either Highland County (Va.) or Salisbury (Pa.) at 7 p.m. today in the championship ...

Colts cruise by Liberty in Bord consolation play

GRAFTON — Philip Barbour evened its record to 1-1 on the young season with a 77-50 rout of Big 10 Conference foe Liberty Friday evening in the consolation bracket of the Sam Bord tournament at Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium. The Colts posted a 16-12 lead after one quarter of action, before ...

D&E swimmers earn MEC honors for their efforts

BRIDGEPORT — Davis & Elkins College’s Chris Carter has been named Mountain East Conference men’s Swimmer of the Week and Jaime Boulier was selected as the league’s women’s Swimmer of the Week. Carter, a senior from Clayton, N.C., helped lead the Senators to a dual win against ...

Bulldogs get past Hawks to open season

MILL CREEK — Logan George scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Tygarts Valley downed South Harrison, 61-46, Thursday afternoon in the season opener for both squads inside TVHS gymnasium. The contest was played in front of the student body and the Bulldogs (1-0) seemed to feed ...

Tucker County captures win over Lady Colts

PHILIPPI — Fifth ranked single-A Tucker County extended its record out to 3-0 with a 74-56 win over Philip Barbour in non-conference action Thursday night at PBHS. The host Lady Colts trailed 22-18 entering the second quarter before the Lady Mountain Lions pulled away late in the canto to ...

Senators drop OT decision to Notre Dame

ELKINS — Drew Scarberry led four teammates in double figures with 21 points as Notre Dame (Ohio) held off Davis & Elkins College for an 87-77 overtime victory Thursday night in Mountain East Conference action at the McDonnell Center. The Falcons (2-7, 1-4 MEC) trailed 36-29 at the ...

Colts fall to Trinity

GRAFTON — Trinity Christian School senior Seth Goins torched the net at Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium Thursday night by hitting seven treys en route to a game-high 30 points as the Warriors defeated Philip Barbour 82-74 in the semifinal round of the annual Sam Bord tournament. Trinity will now ...

Tucker Valley holds off Elkins Middle

PARSONS — Tucker Valley pulled away late in hanging on for a 42-34 win over Elkins Thursday night in middle school boys varsity action. The Hornets (2-1) trailed by as many as eight points before cutting the lead to one with 2:38 left before the Wildcats made a run to win by eight at ...

Mountaineers rout Austin Peay

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Emmitt Matthews Jr. scored 16 points and added 10 rebounds to lead West Virginia to an 84-53 victory over Austin Peay on Thursday night. Oscar Tshiebwe added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Mountaineers (8-1), who bounced back from their first loss of the season on ...

WVU men’s soccer coach steps down

MORGANTOWN —West Virginia University Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons announced Thursday that men’s soccer coach Marlon LeBlanc has resigned from his position effective Dec. 30, 2019. “I want to thank Marlon for leading our men’s soccer program for the ...

No. 3 Lincoln bests EHS

ELKINS — Victoria Sturm led three teammates in double figures with 19 points as Class AA, No. 3 Lincoln rolled to a 76-40 win over Elkins Wednesday night in Big 10 Conference action at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. Brynne Williams also knocked down four 3-pointers and finished ...

PB girls advance in tourney

GRAFTON — Philip Barbour moved to 2-0 on the young season following a 61-44 win over fellow double-A Big 10 Conference rival Liberty at Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium on the campus of Grafton High School in the annual Sam Bord Tournament on Wednesday evening. The win moved the Lady Colts into ...

Lady Bulldogs tripped by Pendleton County

FRANKLIN — Brandy Bowers and Arianna Young each scored 16 points to lift Pendleton County past Tygarts Valley, 62-51, on Wednesday night. Katie Scott also reached double figures for the Lady Wildcats with 12 points. Abby Lanham fired in 28 points and grabbed four steals for the Lady ...

Trio of area players receive Class AA all-state recognition

WHEELING — A trio of area players have earned Class AA all-state football recognition. Elkins High School junior running back/defensive back T.J. Guire is a special honorable mention selection, while Tiger junior quarterback/defensive back Rodney Vandevender and Philip Barbour senior ...

’Cats get by Knights

BUCKHANNON — Dusan Vicentic fired in 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds as West Virginia Wesleyan claimed a 73-65 win over Urbana Wednesday evening at Rockefeller Center. The Bobcats improved to 3-7 overall and 3-2 in Mountain East Conference play. Daylin Lee chipped in with 15 points ...

Mohigans top Tigers, 75-44

ELKINS — Troy Battle scored a game-high 13 points as Class AAA, No. 5 preseason-ranked Morgantown defeated Elkins, 75-44, Tuesday night in the season opener for both squads at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. The Mohigans stormed out of the gates in the contest and held an 18-7 ...

Tucker girls cruise past Lady Hawks

HAMBLETON — London Hood scored 11 of her 13 points in a strong first-half performance as Class A, No. 5 Tucker County posted a 61-36 win over single-A regional opponent South Harrison on Tuesday night. Hood, a sophomore guard, also had four steals on the night and a pair of 3-pointers over ...