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SENATOR SIGNING

ELKINS  — Among family, coaches and friends, Elkins High School basketball standout Elliot White signed a letter-of-intent with Davis & Elkins College Tuesday afternoon at EHS. The senior guard, who is the all-time leading scorer at the school, had offers from several different ...

White will suit up for North squad in all-star classic

ELKINS — Elliot White will represent Elkins High School one more time before he goes on to play basketball at the next level at Davis & Elkins College. The all-time leading scorer in EHS boys basketball history has been selected for the West Virginia Athletic Directors ...

Elkins native makes impact for WLU

WEST LIBERTY — After garnering four straight All-Big 10 Conference honors as a Lady Tiger for Elkins High School, West Liberty University’s starting shortstop Haley Collett was clutch in helping the black and gold clinch a first-ever Mountain East Conference championship in 2019. The ...

Tucker’s Snyder inks to play golf at Glenville State

HAMBLETON — Tucker County High School senior Easton Snyder is taking four varsity letters earned out on the links to the next level after signing with Glenville State College last Friday to give the Pioneers a new walker on the golf course. “I started golfing in eight-grade. I just ...

B-U track squads prep for ‘AAA’ state meet

TENNERTON — A talented group of freshmen, and some seasoned veterans have led the way for the Buckhannon-Upshur girls track team this spring. When the Class AAA state meet gets underway Friday at Charleston’s Laidley Field, the Lady Bucs of coach Jackie Zuliani will be represented by ...

WVU now eighth at Louisville Regional

IMPSONVILLE, Ky. — Solid play by senior Max Sear and a stellar ending by junior Etienne Papineau led the way for the West Virginia University golf team as the Mountaineers capped day two of the NCAA Louisville Regional at the University of Louisville Golf Club on Tuesday. WVU slipped from ...

Tucker’s Wamsley inks to run for AB

HAMBLETON — Tucker County High School senior student athlete Cameron Wamsley made it official that he will attend Alderson Broaddus University for his next level of education during a recent signing ceremony. Wamsley has amassed a total of nine varsity letters while participating in four ...

Bobcats advance in NCAA Tourney

BLACKSBURG, Va. — West Virginia Wesleyan bounced back from an early hole to defeat the University of Charleston 4-2 in the opening round of the NCAA Division II men’s tennis tournament. The Bobcats took four singles matches after dropping the doubles point to start the day, clinching when ...

WVU moves up to No. 17

MORGANTOWN — Junior right-handed pitcher Alek Manoah has earned his fourth Big 12 Pitcher of the Week accolade, as the No. 17 West Virginia University baseball team moved up in the national rankings. Manoah is the fourth player in Big 12 history to earn four Pitcher of the Week honors in ...

Tigers eliminated by Indians

NUTTER FORT — Tim Via twirled a one-hitter as Bridgeport captured the Class AA, Region II, Section 1 title with a 5-0 win over Elkins Saturday at Frank Loria Field. The five-time state champion Indians advance to face either Nicholas County or Lewis County next week in a ...

Elkins, PB athletes earn state berths

WESTON — Elkins and Philip Barbour track and field athletes punched their tickets to the Class AA state meet during regional championship action on Friday. In the Region II meet held at Lewis County, Elkins senior Tiara Rowe placed second in both the 100 (13.03) and 200 (26.45) ...

WVU rallies for win

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The No. 20 West Virginia University baseball team rallied with a four-run eighth inning to beat Kansas State, 7-4, on Sunday afternoon at Tointon Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas. The Mountaineers (31-18, 13-11 Big 12) won their sixth Big 12 Conference series of the ...

Bucs best Cards

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Josh Bell put on a show for his mom on Mother’s Day. With his mother Myrtle in the stands at Busch Stadium, Bell homered and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 10-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Adam Frazier added a two-run, ...

Grier excited about playing for hometown team Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Will Grier’s first practice Friday morning as a Carolina Panther was rainy and unremarkable. What was remarkable, however, is that Grier was there at all. It wasn’t that many years ago that Grier was sitting alongside his dad and his other relatives in Section 229 ...

DETERMINED TIGERS

ELKINS — Read Schumacher’s complete-game effort helped Elkins keep its season alive with a 9-2 win over Lincoln Friday in Class AA, Region II, Section 1 tournament action at EHS/Post 29 Field. The No. 10 ranked Tigers will travel to Frank Loria Field in Nutter Fort for a 1 p.m. contest ...

Colts’ season ends with loss to Grafton in sectional action

PHILIPPI — The 2019 campaign came to a close for Philip Barbour on Friday after it suffered a disappointing 5-2 loss to Big 10 Conference and double-AA sectional rival Grafton in a Region I, Section 1 elimination contest. The Colts improved quite nicely over last year’s record of 6-16 ...

Tucker girls, boys place second

WESTON — Both the Tucker County boys and girls track teams placed second at the Class A, Region II meet held Thursday at Lewis County High School. The top three finishers in the running events, relays, shot put, discus and long jump qualified for the state meet, while the top four in ...

Titans eliminate Bulldogs, 6-4

GLENVILLE — Gilmer County plated a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to claim a 6-4 win over Tygarts Valley Friday in Class A, Region II, Section 1 play. The loss eliminated the Bulldogs from postseason play. They finished with an 18-15 mark. Zach Currence went 2 for 3 ...

Events at EHS will benefit Pritt family

ELKINS — The Elkins community has come together to support a local student fighting a tough battle. Alex Pritt, a senior at Elkins High School, was recently diagnosed with stage 3 lymphoma and has a strong support team rallying with him. Amrit Rayfield, EHS assistant principal and head ...

Tigers continue sectional trek

ELKINS — The old saying goes “if you back a dog in a corner, it’s gonna bite.” And it appears the same expression holds true for the Elkins High School baseball team. After losing the sectional opener and falling into the loser’s bracket of the Class AA, Region II, Section 1 ...