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WVU women cruise

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kysre Gondrezick scored a career-high 30 points and No. 24 West Virginia defeated TCU 79-70 on Saturday for the Mountaineers’ eighth straight victory. Gondrezick was 9-of-17 shooting, made all 10 of her free throws, and had a career-tying nine assists plus four ...

Preparing for a ‘season to remember’

ELKINS — In just over two weeks, Elkins and other high school basketball teams around the state will officially take to the court for the start of practice. Normally in mid-February, teams would be winding down the regular season, with the start of postseason play looming. However ...

WVU hosts Florida today in Big 12/SEC Challenge

MORGANTOWN (AP) — No. 11 West Virginia will host Florida at 2 p.m. today as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. The Mountaineers enter the contest 11-4 and the Gators bring a 9-4 mark into the Coliseum. The action will be televised on ESPN. A COVID-19 reduced crowd of 1,000 is ...

EHS grad Phares in line to be new Bridgeport coach

BRIDGEPORT — Pending approval from the Harrison County Board of Education, Elkins High School graduate Tyler Phares has been recommended to become the new head football coach at Bridgeport High School. Phares has served as the offensive coordinator for the Indians the past three ...

WVU football adds defensive assistant

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University football coach Neal Brown has announced that Andrew Jackson will join the Mountaineer coaching staff as an assistant coach on the defensive side. Brown will announce staff assignments at a later time. “I would like to welcome Andrew to the ...

Lady Battlers take 84-73 win over D&E

PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus used a strong effort from 3-point land in claiming an 84-73 win over Davis & Elkins Wednesday night in MEC play at Rex Pyles Arena. The Lady Battlers canned 45% of their 3-point attempts. They never looked back after racing out to a 31-16 lead after the ...