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Lady Senators best AB on Freed’s goal

ELKINS — Asheli Freed’s goal in double OT lifted Davis & Elkins to a 2-1 win over Alderson Broaddus Tuesday night at Nuttall Field. Natalia Ruiz Guerrero provided the assist of Freed’s winner. Freed also scored on a penalty kick in the 44th minute. Deven Jones scored the ...

Mountain Lions third, Bucs 14th

Off to its best start since 2013, Tucker County is tied for third in Class A in the first WVSSAC ratings of the season released on Tuesday. The Mountain Lions are 3-0 on the campaign, tied with Midland Trail for third. Mount View is first, while Fayetteville is second. Pendleton County ...

WVU-N.C. State game called off

NEW YORK (AP) — Hurricane Florence has forced the cancellation of several Top 25 games this weekend, including No. 13 Virginia Tech’s home game against East Carolina, No. 14 West Virginia’s trip to North Carolina State and No. 18 UCF’s game at North Carolina. The Category 4 ...

EHS soccer teams cruise

ELKINS — The Elkins High School boys and girls soccer teams posted wins over North Marion Tuesday night at EHS Field. The Tiger boys claimed a 4-0 win in the evening’s first game as Devan Fletcher turned in a hat trick. Liam Gongola also tallied a score. Keeper Greyson Howell recorded ...

Elkins spikers earn win

ELKINS — The Elkins High School volleyball team defeated Big 10 foe North Marion in straight sets Tuesday night at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. The Lady Tigers won by scores of 25-16, 25-23 and 25-17 to improve to 3-5 on the season. For the Lady Tigers, Morgan Bowers had 17 set ...

Senators, AB battle to draw

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins used a goal in the first minutes of the second half to earn a 1-1 draw with G-MAC rival Alderson Broaddus Tuesday at Nuttall Field. The Senators got even with just 1:09 elapsed in the second frame on a goal by Pedro Bassin Nunes. Bassin Nunes was able to ...

TVMS cruises past Gilmer County

MILL CREEK — Walker George rushed for 154 yards and scored two TDs as Tygarts Valley Middle School cruised past Gilmer County, 26-14, Wednesday night at Bulldog Field. Walker scored on runs of 56 and 43 as the Bulldogs rushed for 324 yards. Derrick Gear added 106 yards and scored a ...

Short-handed Colts hold off Liberty in Big 10 play

PHILIPPI — Despite playing a man down after a player disqualification call at the 21:07 mark of the first half, Philip Barbour was able to hold off Liberty, 5-3, Tuesday on George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park. The Colts received goals from five different players in winning the Big 10 ...

Lady ’Cat booters blank Glenville St.

GLENVILLE — Marissa Zetty scored a pair of goals to lead West Virginia Wesleyan to a 9-0 win over Glenville State Wednesday night in MEC play. Others scoring goals for the Lady Bobcats were Natalie Prater, Shannon Shawgo, Kayla Fay, Casey Underwood, Lauren Baumgartner, Alison Crecelius ...

Bucs knock off Bearcats, 4-1

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur boys soccer team claimed a 4-1 win over Grafton Tuesday at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium. The Bucs are now 4-5 overall and on the season and 3-0 in Big 10 action. B-U took a 1-0 lead in the 37th minute on Alek Seech’s goal, which ...

EHS harriers compete at Doddridge

WEST UNION — The Elkins High School boys placed eighth and the girls ran to a fifth-place showing over a muddy and soggy course at the Doddridge County Invitational on Tuesday. The Tigers were led by senior captain Read Schumacher, who placed 28th in 20:15. Schumacher was followed by ...

TV golfers garner win at the Raven

SNOWSHOE — The Tygarts Valley golf team captured a triangular match Tuesday afternoon in soggy conditions at the Raven Golf Club. The Bulldogs carded a team-total 195 to defeat Gilmer County (204) and Petersburg (214). Andrew Holbrook (39) and Mackenzie Staten (47) both shot season-lows ...

Lady Colts begin home slate

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour went 2-1-1 in the PB September Showdown event over the weekend to improve to 5-1-1 on the season. With the Colts’ Corral auxiliary gymnasium also in use, a total of 12 different schools competing kept three different matches going at the same time after the 9 ...

Conner replaces Bell in backfield, shines for Steelers

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Steelers survived one week without Le’Veon Bell. Maybe they can do it again. Making his first NFL start, James Conner helped Pittsburgh forget that Bell — the team’s disgruntled star running back — isn’t around and may not be back anytime soon. Conner ...

Adams’ homer rallies Cards past Bucs, 8-7

ST. LOUIS (AP) — ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Adams hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to rally the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. St. Louis, which overcame deficits of 4-0 and 6-4, moved two games ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the ...

Minutemen hand Tigers a 34-6 loss

ELKINS  — Marshall Hobbs rushed for 86 yards and three scores help power Lewis County to a 34-6 win over Elkins Friday night in Big 10 Conference action at Wimer Stadium. The Minutemen (1-2) didn’t look the part of a winless team from the start, storming out of the gates and grabbing ...

Mountaineers hope to shore up depth

MORGANTOWN (AP) — No. 14 West Virginia has the opportunity to shore up its depth with a Championship Subdivision opponent looming and the Big 12 opener just two weeks away. The defense in particular could use a few more linebackers as the Mountaineers (1-0) prepare for their home opener ...

Strong first half lifts Webster by TV

MILL CREEK — Webster County jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead en route to a 39-14 win over Tygarts Valley Friday night at Bulldog Field. The Highlanders (1-2) received nearly 400 yards rushing from their single-wing offense, added a pair of touchdowns through the air and the defense ...

Bucs roll to 40-12 victory over Philip Barbour

TENNERTON — Dash Davis rushed for 136 yards and Buckhannon-Upshur capitalized on Philip Barbour’s early miscues in rolling to a 40-12 win Friday night at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Field. In the first meeting between the old rivals in several years, the Bucs took control early ...

Senators fall to Trojans

ELKINS — Trevecca  Nazarene claimed a 3-2 win over Davis & Elkins Thursday in G-MAC play at Nuttall Field. The Senators are now 2-1 overall and 1-1 in league play. They will remain home at 5 p.m. on Saturday to face Kentucky Wesleyan for another league contest. D&E jumped ...