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Elkins High Night School Basketball Camp slated

ELKINS — Spots remain open for the Elkins High School Night School Basketball Camp to be held July 26 through July 29 at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. The camp is for boys and girls grades third through eighth and is $80. The times will be from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more ...

Brown named to Doak Walker list

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University football senior running back Leddie Brown was named Wednesday to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award, which signifies the top college running back in the nation, as announced by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum. Heading into the 2021 season, he was ...

Post 29 bests Buckhannon

ELKINS — Elkins Post 29 erupted for seven runs in the bottom of the second inning en route to a 12-1 win in five innings over Buckhannon Tuesday night in Area 5 tourney play at Robin Harvey Memorial Field. The best-of-three series now moves to William E. Phillips Memorial Field in ...

Best Virginia faces Team 23 tonight in round of 16

CHARLESTON — Best Virginia faces Team 23 in The Basketball Tournament round of 16 tonight at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center. Game time is scheduled for 9 p.m. and the action will be aired live on ESPN3. The victor advances to Dayton, Ohio, for quarterfinal action set to ...

D&E names new Director of Athletics

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College President Chris Wood announced Tuesday that Patrick Snively has been named the next Director of Athletics. A dedicated athletics administrator and coach with decades of experience in West Virginia, Snively arrives following a six-month stint at ...

Pirates sign second-round pick LHP Solometo

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed second-round pick Anthony Solometo. The Pirates gave the 18-year-old left-handed pitcher a $2.8 million signing bonus on Tuesday, nearly $1 million above the $1.99 million slot value for the 37th overall pick. The signing came two days ...