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Tucker garners verdict

HAMBLETON — Tucker County picked up a second win on the season Tuesday night after collecting a 56-54 win over Potomac Valley Conference rival East Hardy on the mountain. The Cougars’ Seth Smith sank a trey to tie the contest up at 54-54 with 31.6 seconds left in regulation. Gus ...

Lady Colts fall to No. 1 North Marion

PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour ran into a buzz saw Tuesday night at the Colts’ Corral, taking on an 84-59 setback against Big 10 Conference opponent and double-A No. 1 North Marion. The Lady Huskies bounded out to a 29-15 first quarter win before having a 54-30 cushion at the half. North ...

Culver, WVU rout Horned Frogs

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Derek Culver scored 17 points, West Virginia’s bench provided a huge lift on the offensive end and the 12th-ranked Mountaineers stomped TCU 81-49 on Tuesday night. The Mountaineers (14-2, 3-1 Big 12) are unbeaten in eight home games and have held 10 opponents this ...

EMS boys drop tilts at East Fairmont

FAIRMONT — East Fairmont defeated the Elkins Middle School boys basketball team on Monday night. East Fairmont won the varsity game, 57-15, as Moore scored 12 points. Griffin Boggs and IsaiahMerritt had four each for the Hornets (5-3). Aiden Lambert had 12 and Dylan Hinzman 10 for the ...

Lady Hornets split pair with Tucker Valley

ELKINS — Elkins and Tucker Valley split a pair of contests Monday in middle school basketball action at EMS Gymnasium. The Lady Hornets (7-2) won the varsity contest 29-27 behind 12 points from Emerson Haddix. Addy Cogar added eight points for the hosts. Macy Helmick paced the Lady ...

D&E wrestling challenged at open

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. - The Davis & Elkins College wrestling team resumed their season following the winter break, taking to the mat Saturday in Millersville, Pennsylvania, for the Shorty Hitchcock Open, hosted by Millersville University. The field included several unattached Division I ...

Davis & Elkins College swimmers close home schedule

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins swimmers closed the home portion of their schedule with an MEC dual against West Virginia Wesleyan on Senior Day. The men’s team emerged victorious, 116,-85, to remain perfect at home, while the women’s team was dropped a 108-9 decision to the visiting ...

Mountaineer’s McBride earns Big 12 honor

After helping their teams to wins over ranked opponents, Baylor’s Jared Butler was named Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, while his teammate Macio Teague and West Virginia’s Miles McBride were named Newcomers of the Week. Butler picked up his second weekly award of the ...

Hot-shooting UC bests D&E

ELKINS — Lamont McManus led four teammates in double figures with 17 points as Charleston handed Davis & Elkins College a 91-57 setback Saturday in Mountain East Athletic Conference action at the McDonnell Center. It was the sixth straight loss for the Senators, who dropped to 4-10 ...

Charleston uses fourth-quarter run to slip past Lady Senators

ELKINS — A strong fourth quarter coupled with 18 points and seven rebounds from Anna Hayton helped the University Charleston pull past Davis & Elkins College for a 65-53 win Saturday afternoon in Mountain East Conference action at the McDonnell Center. The Lady Senators (2-11, 2-6 ...

Shriver’s four-point play lifts AB

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Alderson Broaddus collected its second straight win with an 85-83 victory over Kentucky Wesleyan Saturday in G-MAC play. Malik Bocook and Josh Bradford each scored 23 points for the Battlers (4-11, 3-4 G-MAC), while K.J. Walker netted 15 and David Shriver 12. Bocook and ...

Bench play sparks Tigers over Mountaineers

CLARKSBURG — Luke Jackson and Mitchell Price both came off the bench to score in double figures as Elkins cruised past Liberty, 70-37, Saturday in Big 10 Conference action. Jackson finished with a game-high 14 points, hitting four 3-pointers, while Price chipped in with 10. Peyton Isner ...

Tucker County girls pick up win over Lady Irish

CHARLESTON — Class A, No. 6 Tucker County chalked up a 52-40 win over Charleston Catholic on Saturday. The Lady Mountain Lions, who were coming off a tough 58-50 double-overtime loss at home to Petersburg on Thursday night, improved to 6-3 on the season. After trailing 21-19 at the ...

McBride, WVU top Red Raiders

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Miles McBride took over when the shots weren’t falling for West Virginia. McBride scored a season-high 22 points, fellow freshman Oscar Tshiebwe added 17 rebounds and No. 17 West Virginia beat 22nd-ranked Texas Tech 66-54 on Saturday night. It marked the second time in ...

No. 19 WVU women get past Texas

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Tynice Martin scored 23 points, Kysre Gondrezick added 21 to rally No. 19 West Virginia to a 68-63 win over Texas on Sunday, running the Mountaineers’ winning streak to nine. Martin and Gondrezick combined to score 20 of 21 West Virginia points in the fourth quarter with ...

Belington Little League to begin registration

BELINGTON — Registration for Belington Little League, Minor League and T-Ball will get underway Saturday at the Belington Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lady Irish too much for TV

MILL CREEK — Morgan Turner and Emilee Henderson scored 18 points each to lead Notre Dame to a 49-31 victory over Tygarts Valley Friday night at TVHS gymnasium. The Lady Irish, who improved to 4-2 with the win, took advantage of 19 first-half turnovers from the Lady Bulldogs (4-6) to ...

Pocahontas girls upend Summers

DUNMORE — Kira Bircher scored a career-high 28 points as Class A, No. 7 Pocahontas County knocked off No. 3 Summers County, 60-52, on Friday night. In a closely played first half, the game was tied at 13-13 after one quarter before the Lady Warriors forged ahead, 24-22, at the ...

Bulldogs fall to Clay Battelle

BLACKSVILLE — Coltin Barr tossed in 26 points as Class A, No. 6 Clay-Battelle claimed a 79-56 win over Tygarts Valley on Friday night. Levin Carrico added 22 and Seth Casino 15 for the Cee Bees (8-1). Logan George fired in 23 points for the Bulldogs, followed by Garrett Gibson with 10 and ...

Mountaineers finally back at home

MORGANTOWN — No. 17 West Virginia will play at home for the first time in nearly a month when last season’s NCAA national runner-up and 22nd-ranked Texas Tech visits the Coliseum for an early key Big 12 Conference matchup. Game time is set for 6 p.m. and the action will now be televised ...