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Tucker boys best ’Jackets

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MOOREFIELD — Jeffrey Snyder fired in 20 points and Cameron Wamsley turned in a double-double to power Tucker County to a 62-37 PVC win over Moorefield on Thursday night. Wamsley had 13 points and 14 rebounds, while Wyatt Betler and Gus Mullennex, starting in place of injured Corrick ...

Turner nets 25 to lead Vikings past Pendleton

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PETERSBURG — Kahner Turner put in the first 15 points for Petersburg on Wednesday night on his way to a game-high 25 points during a 77-57 win over Pendleton County. After a 2-2 start early in the first, Turner put in the next 13 to put the Vikings out in front, 15-2. Adding 11 more, ...

Lady Tigers rally to best Grafton

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ELKINS — Elkins limited Grafton to just one field goal in the second half in rallying for a 50-38 Big 10 Conference win Wednesday night at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. It was the second straight victory for the Lady Tigers, who are now 5-6 overall and 4-5 in Big 10 ...

Tucker continues to roll

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FRANKLIN — Tucker County improved to 8-2 while extending its winning streak to seven straight games by way of 101-33 decision over Pendleton County Wednesday night in Potomac Valley Conference play. After putting the writing on the wall early in the first quarter with a 31-4 lead, Tucker ...

Pocahontas uses late run to defeat TV

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MILL CREEK — Pocahontas County ended the game on a 7-0 run to get past Tygarts Valley, 59-50, on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs trailed by as many as nine points, at 52-43, in the fourth quarter before cutting the deficit to 52-50 on a free throw from Aiden Row with 3:00 left in ...

Bonner reaches milestone to lift Harman to win

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HARMAN — Sheridan Bonner grabbed her 500th career rebound as Harman claimed a 55-35 win over Union Wednesday night in the second round of the WVHIT. Bonner, just a sophomore, finished with 10 points, four rebounds and three blocked shots. It was her eighth double-double of the ...

Lady Bulldogs fall at No. 10 ND

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CLARKSBURG — Class A, No. 10 Notre Dame used a strong third quarter to pull away from Tygarts Valley, 48-28, Wednesday night in Mason-Dixon Conference play. The Lady Bulldogs trailed by just nine, at 26-17, at the intermission before being outscored 13-4 in the fourth. “The turnovers ...

Streaking B-U boys outlast Bees in OT

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FAIRMONT  — Ryan Hurst and Dawson Lilly each scored 21 points as Buckhannon-Upshur outlasted East Fairmont, 78-73, in overtime on Tuesday night. Brayden Cutlip added a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Bucs, while Jacob Loudin netted 12 points. Ben Underwood scored 20 ...

Sneed set to join baseball staff at D&E

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College athletic department and head baseball coach Mason Heyne have announced the hiring of former professional baseball player Kramer Sneed as assistant baseball coach. “I am extremely excited and fortunate to be able to add Kramer to our staff here at ...

WVU women knock off No. 18 Iowa State

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MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University women’s basketball team finished with three players in double figures to earn a 73-64 upset victory over No. 18/19 Iowa State on Wednesday night at the WVU Coliseum. Junior guard Lucky Rudd led the way with a career-high 22 points, while redshirt ...

Kendall appears to be headed to WVU

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MORGANTOWN — Quarterback Austin Kendall reportedly will transfer to West Virginia University from Oklahoma after a whirlwind of controversy on Wednesday. Kendall’s request to transfer to fellow Big 12 Conference member WVU was initially blocked by the Sooners early Wednesday, but ...

Will Grier honored with senior award

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — West Virginia quarterback Will Grier has been selected as the 2018 Senior CLASS Award winner for the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision. The award, chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I FBS football coaches, national football media and fans, is given ...

PB girls bow to Lady Vikes

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PHILIPPI — Petersburg picked up a key 61-48 win over sectional foe Philip Barbour on Tuesday night. The Lady Vikings, who are now 7-6 on the season, took advantage of open glass for several easy conversions in the first half to claim a 27-18 advantage by the break. The Lady Colts ...

Hot-shooting Tigers cruise by Grafton

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GRAFTON — Elkins came out on fire from 3-point range in cruising to an 88-63 Big 10 Conference victory over Grafton on Tuesday evening. The Tigers, who have won three straight games to improve to 8-4 on the season, connected on nine treys over the first two quarters to take a 50-25 lead ...

Harman girls knock off Liberty

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CLARKSBURG — Harman upped its record to 8-4 with a 46-41 win over Liberty on Monday night. Sheridan Bonner had 17 points, 33 rebounds and six blocked shot to pace the Lady Panthers, while Jamen Dudley added 10 points, nine boards and four assists, Emily Marple a double-double with 10 points ...

EMS girls sweep homestanding Tygarts Valley

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MILL CREEK — The Elkins Middle School girls varsity and junior varsity squads earned wins over Tygarts Valley on Tuesday night. The Lady Hornets (5-6) took the varsity contest by a 35-13 score as Celia Ricottilli bucketed eight points. Autumn Lane chipped in with six and Hannah ...

Former WVU standout joins staff

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MORGANTOWN — Former Mountaineer all-conference safety Jahmile Addae and Al Pogue are the latest additions to the West Virginia football coaching staff. First-year Mountaineer head coach Neal Brown announced the hirings on Tuesday. Brown will announce staff assignments at a later ...

Mountaineers belted by TCU

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Desmond Bane and TCU quickly got over the sting of consecutive tough road losses to Top 25 teams that knocked them out of the poll. The Horned Frogs returned home with their biggest margin of victory in a Big 12 game. And for West Virginia, which like TCU is in its ...

Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass to retire after 2019

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steve Blass’ 60th season with the Pittsburgh Pirates will be his last in the broadcast booth. The former pitcher announced Tuesday that 2019 will be his 34th and final year as a color analyst. He will step away as the longest-tenured broadcaster in team history. Blass ...

D&E’s Irvine earns G-MAC honors

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— Davis & Elkins College men’s indoor track & field junior Dalton Irvine was named Great Midwest Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week, following his big night in Morgantown at the Marty Pushkin Invitational last Friday. Irvine won the 60-meter hurdles event ...