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EMS girls sweep homestanding Tygarts Valley

MILL CREEK — The Elkins Middle School girls varsity and junior varsity squads earned wins over Tygarts Valley on Tuesday night. The Lady Hornets (5-6) took the varsity contest by a 35-13 score as Celia Ricottilli bucketed eight points. Autumn Lane chipped in with six and Hannah ...

Former WVU standout joins staff

MORGANTOWN — Former Mountaineer all-conference safety Jahmile Addae and Al Pogue are the latest additions to the West Virginia football coaching staff. First-year Mountaineer head coach Neal Brown announced the hirings on Tuesday. Brown will announce staff assignments at a later ...

Mountaineers belted by TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Desmond Bane and TCU quickly got over the sting of consecutive tough road losses to Top 25 teams that knocked them out of the poll. The Horned Frogs returned home with their biggest margin of victory in a Big 12 game. And for West Virginia, which like TCU is in its ...

Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass to retire after 2019

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steve Blass’ 60th season with the Pittsburgh Pirates will be his last in the broadcast booth. The former pitcher announced Tuesday that 2019 will be his 34th and final year as a color analyst. He will step away as the longest-tenured broadcaster in team history. Blass ...

D&E’s Irvine earns G-MAC honors

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— Davis & Elkins College men’s indoor track & field junior Dalton Irvine was named Great Midwest Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week, following his big night in Morgantown at the Marty Pushkin Invitational last Friday. Irvine won the 60-meter hurdles event ...

Brown names two assistant coach hires

MORGANTOWN — New West Virginia coach Neal Brown has added several assistant coaches to his staff. Brown announced the hiring Monday of defensive assistant Jordan Lesley and offensive assistant Sean Reagan. Brown will announce staff assignments at a later time. “I am excited that ...

Huggins: WVU is better than record

who stated Monday he does not expect to see Fisher play in the “foreseeable future.” “He’s really good,” Huggins said of Fisher. “They’ve got a lot of guys that can make shots. You substitute Bane for him. They’ve played without him for quite a while now.” Huggins calls ...

Offensive outburst lifts Tigers by TV

ELKINS — Elliot White led four teammates in double figures with 19 points as Elkins rolled to a 105-45 win over Tygarts Valley Saturday in non-conference action at Richard P. Memorial Gymnasium. Donovan Wiles followed White in the scoring column with 17 points as the Tigers (7-4) led ...

Senators rally in second half to earn G-MAC win

ELKINS — Dominic Scott-Robinson scored 11 points and Davis & Elkins College used a second-half surge to rally past Trevecca Nazarene for a 67-55 win Saturday in Great Midwest Athletic Conference action at the McDonnell Center. The Senators (4-10, 1-6 G-MAC) trailed early in the ...

AB men top Kentucky Wesleyan

PHILIPPI — The Alderson Broaddus men’s basketball team scored 56 points in the first half and never looked back in topping visiting Kentucky Wesleyan, 89-67, Saturday night at Rex Pyles Arena. The 56 first-half points were the most in a single half since the Battlers joined the Great ...

Lady Vikings pick up PVC road victory

BERKELEY SPRINGS — Petersburg High School's girls varsity squad improved to 6-6 Friday by throttling Potomac Valley Conference rival Berkeley Springs with a 60-33 verdict on the hardwood. After jumping out to a 20-10 lead to begin the second period, the Lady Vikings held Berkeley Springs ...

Harman girls win in WVHIT opener

HARMAN — The Harman girls basketball team began WVHIT play with a 50-23 win over Paw Paw on Saturday. Jamen Dudley had 13 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Lady Panthers, while Sheridan Bonner had her seventh double-double of the season with 11 points and 15 rebounds to go ...

WVU adds Chad Scott to grid staff

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University football coach Neal Brown announced on Saturday that Chad Scott will join the Mountaineer coaching staff as an assistant coach on the offensive side. Brown will announce the staff assignments at a later time. “Chad and I have been together at a ...

WVU falls at home

MORGANTOWN (AP) — With an upcoming home stretch, it looks like Oklahoma State is getting hot at the right time. Isaac Likekele had some fun, scoring a career-high 23 points with nine rebounds to lead the Cowboys to its first true road win, beating West Virginia 85-77 on Saturday. “I was ...

Defense lifts Lady Tigers by RCB

CLARKSBURG — Three players landed in double figures as Elkins used a big second half to take a 50-30 win over Robert C. Byrd Friday night in Big 10 Conference play. The Lady Tigers, who halted a five-game skid, led 18-17 at the intermission before outscoring the Lady Flying Eagles, ...

Lincoln’s pressure stymies PB

PHILIPPI — Class AA, No. 10 Lincoln proved to be too much handle for Philip Barbour Friday night as the Lady Cougars cruised to a 66-39 Big 10 Conference win. Lincoln (8-1) brought full-court pressure much of the first half while vaulting out to a 21-4 lead after one quarter of ...

Tucker gets back in the win column

HAMBLETON — Four players reach double digits as Tucker County claimed a 66-51 victory over Pocahontas County on Friday night. Senior guard Cameron Wamsley nearly put up a triple-double for the black and gold with 14 boards, 12 points and eight assists. “The team rallied and picked up ...

Sites nets 29 to lead ’Cats to win

BAKER — Marcus Sites fired in a career-high 29 points to lift Pendleton County to a 66-47 Potomac Valley Conference victory over East Hardy on Friday night. Laird Sweet also reached double digits for the Wildcats (6-5) with 16 points. Christian Dove tallied nine points for the ...

Starting time for today’s TV-EHS contest moved up

ELKINS — The forecast for bad weather around the state has altered today’s high school basketball schedule. Several contests have been postponed, while the Tygarts Valley at Elkins High School boys contest will now start at 4:45 p.m. for the varsity contest and 3 p.m. for the JV ...