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Pirate great Grant Jackson dies at age 78

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Grant Jackson, the winning pitcher in Game 7 of the 1979 World Series for the “We Are Family” Pittsburgh Pirates and a reliable left-hander for 18 seasons in the majors, died Tuesday from COVID-19 complications. He was 78. The Pirates said Jackson died at Canonsburg ...

PB’s Gregory named to first unit

FAIRMONT —Philip Barbour’s Ethan Gregory is a first-team selection on the Class AA-A all-state boys soccer team, as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association and announced today. Gregory, a junior midfielder, tallied 12 goals and had 14 assists this season for the ...

Mountaineers visit Iowa State tonight

MORGANTOWN — When things seem to be looking alright for Bob Huggins’ West Virginia University men’s basketball team, a wrench seems to be thrown into the Mountaineers’ plans. That’s kind of been the story of the 2020-21 college basketball season. Forward Oscar Tshiebwe left the ...

Wesleyan women fall at ND

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio — The West Virginia Wesleyan women dropped a 76-66 MEC decision to Notre Dame College on Monday night. Brittany Stawovy finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds and Cierra Tolbert added 10 points and 12 boards in the loss. Jada Marone led NDC with 19 points. Men’s ...

Culver’s 28 not enough as WVU falls to Gators

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Colin Castleton led the way for Florida in the second half — on offense and defense. Castleton scored 15 of his 21 points after halftime, and the Gators beat No. 11 West Virginia 85-80 on Saturday in the Big 12-SEC Challenge. Castleton also led the defensive effort ...

Battlers get past Wesleyan; Lady Bobcats notch first win

BUCKHANNON — Alderson Broaddus claimed an 84-76 win over West Virginia Wesleyan Saturday in MEC play at the Rockefeller Center. The Battlers (4-3, 4-3 MEC) led 41-37 at halftime before Wesleyan (0-7, 0-7) opened the second half on an 8-3 run to take the lead. Down 67-66 with 4:53 seconds ...