×

Local Sports

Tigers blank Colts, 36-0

PHILIPPI — Rodney Vandevender accounted for four scores as Elkins cruised to a 36-0 win over Philip Barbour Friday night at George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park. Vandevender, who had two touchdown passes to Dante Ramirez, finished with 114 yards rushing and completed 4 of 7 aerials for an ...

Tygarts Valley bests Gilmer to stay undefeated

GLENVILLE — Class A, No. 8 Tygarts Valley remained undefeated on the season by rolling to a 44-21 win over Gilmer County Friday night at Glenville State College. The Bulldogs (4-0) jumped out to a 7-0 lead after one quarter and extended the lead to 20-7 at the half. Quarterback Josh ...

CONFERENCE OPENER

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — With Spencer Sanders’ status unclear fortoday’s game against West Virginia, it is uncertain who will be at quarterback for No. 15 Oklahoma State in the Big 12 opener for both schools. Will Sanders’ right foot injury, which caused him to leave the Cowboys’ ...

Elkins boys, girls best Grafton

ELKINS — The Elkins High School boys and girls soccer teams earned wins over Grafton Thursday night in Big 10 Conference play at EHS Field. Junior Aaron Elliott had a pair of goals as the Tigers claimed a 5-1 win over the Bearcats in preliminary action. Freshman Gavin Boland started ...

Tigers, Colts renew rivalry tonight

PHILIPPI — A rivalry that began in 1963 is renewed tonight when Elkins travels to Philip Barbour for a Big 10 Conference battle. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park. The Tigers have won six straight against the Colts, who look to register their first ...

No. 8 Bulldogs battle Titans in Glenville

MILL CREEK — The COVID-19 pandemic will force undefeated Tygarts Valley to take a new direction this evening as a trip down south to Gilmer County replaces a visit up north. The Bulldogs, 2-0 on the season and eighth in the first Class A SSAC ratings, were originally scheduled to be at ...

EMS girls capture 6-0 victory over Robert L. Bland

ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School girls soccer team captured a 6-0 victory over Robert L. Bland Monday at Riverbend Park. The Lady Hornets struck first when goalkeeper Addison Carr’s punt was fielded by Addy Cogar, who found the back of the net. Danica Riggins then made it 2-0 when ...

Hornets claim win over Tygarts Valley

MILL CREEK — Elkins Middle School claimed a 40-6 win over Tygarts Valley Wednesday night at Bulldog Field. Nick Bowers, Riley Rider and Kaden Phillips all had touchdowns for the Hornets. Jaxson Drennen added a pair of two-point conversions and also had an interception on defense. The ...

Lady Colt booters improve to 6-1-1

LOST CREEK — The Philip Barbour girls soccer team upped their record to 6-1-1 on the season with a 3-1 win over South Harrison on Wednesday. Lydia Phillips opened the scoring for the Lady Colts off an assist from Arrington Sparks at the 25:32 mark. After the Lady Hawks tied the game in ...

TV’s Holbrook low-medalist at PVC tournament

SNOWSHOE — Tygarts Valley’s Andrew Holbrook took low-medalist honors at the Potomac Valley Conference golf championship held Tuesday at the Raven Golf Club. Holbrook, a senior, finished with an 82. It was the second team he had won low-medalist at the PVC tournament. “After a ...

Elkins, PB girls garner victories

CLARKSBURG — Alexa Price’s hat trick lifted Elkins to a 3-1 win over Robert C. Byrd Tuesday night in Big 10 play. After the Lady Eagles took a 1-0 lead, Price tallied the two of her three scores on the night before halftime to give the Lady Tigers a 2-1 lead. She netted her third goal ...

Black Bears conclude season

ELKINS — The Randolph County Black Bears recently finished up a successful 12U summer/fall travel baseball season. The squad played its last tournament this past weekend in Lewis County, placing second. “Overall, we played about 20 games and played in tournaments in Mineral Wells, ...

EMS booters blank Robert L. Bland

ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School boys soccer team posted a 2-0 win over Robert L. Bland Monday evening at Riverbend Park. Lincoln Fletcher gave the Hornets a 1-0 lead at the 23:00 mark off a crossing pass from Isaac Anger. Three minutes into the second half, EMS made it 2-0 on Kaden ...

Baylor-WVU set for noon start with no spectators

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in conjunction with University, local and state officials, has determined that football’s Big 12 Conference home opener against Baylor on Oct. 3 will take place without spectators at Milan Puskar ...

Liberty blanks Colts, 53-0

PHILIPPI — Liberty claimed a 53-0 victory over Philip Barbour Friday night at George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park. The Colts dropped to 0-3 with the setback and will remain home next Friday against Elkins as the game was moved from Wimer Stadium due to the bleachers being deemed unfit for ...

Huskies pull away from Tigers, 33-15

RACHEL — North Marion pulled away in the third quarter to claim a 33-15 win over Elkins Friday night at Roy Michael Field at Husky Stadium. The Tigers (1-2) trailed 14-0 at the intermission before senior T.J. Guire broke free for a 63-yard scamper on EHS’ first possession of the second ...

Bulldogs cruise past Lumberjacks

PADEN CITY— Aidan Row collected three interceptions and hauled in a touchdown pass to help power Tygarts Valley to a 59-16 win over Valley- Wetzel Friday night in a game played at Paden City High School. The contest was moved from the Lumberjacks’ home field because of lighting issues and ...

Lady Colts cruise past North; EMS girls fall to Taylor

RACHEL — Six different players tallied goals as Philip Barbour claimed a 7-4 win over North Marion Thursday night in Big 10 Conference play. Braylyn Sparks had two goals for the Lady Colts, while Gracie Miller, Caylee Simons, Lydia Phillips, Macie Satterfield and Braylynn Travis also ...

No. 23 Appy St. set to visit Herd and QB Wells

HUNTINGTON (AP) — Quarterback Grant Wells had one of the finest debuts in Marshall football history. Now the redshirt freshman gets the task of facing a much-tougher opponent when the Thundering Herd (1-0) host No. 23 Appalachian State (1-0) today. “I think everybody’s ready for them ...

Lady Tigers blank Pocahontas

ELKINS — Three different players found the back of the net as Elkins claimed a 3-0 win over Pocahontas County Thursday night at EHS Field. The Lady Tigers improved to 3-0-1 with the victory. “We moved the ball well tonight,” EHS coach Scott Cutright said. “We had several scoring ...