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ABU men’s spikers fall to Queens, 3-1

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PHILIPPI —The Alderson Broaddus University men’s volleyball team fell 3-1 to visiting Queens University Sunday afternoon at Rex Pyles Arena. In the opening set, the Battlers trailed 20-19, but a Jake Wells kill sparked six straight points for AB to take the first set, 25-20. Queens, ...

Dotson, Lawson brothers spark Kansas by WVU

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Devon Dotson drove through a crowd of West Virginia players, stopped in his tracks and passed the ball across the key, finding K.J. Lawson alone in the corner. Without hesitation, Lawson sunk his third 3-pointer of the game before running down the court celebrating with ...

WVU women race past TCU, 79-65

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MORGANTOWN — After leading by as many as 24 points in the second half, the West Virginia University women’s basketball team fought off a late comeback attempt to take down TCU, 79-65, Saturday afternoon at the Coliseum. Redshirt junior guard Tynice Martin scored a game-high 21 points, ...

HARDWOOD RIVALRY

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TENNERTON  — A dominating third quarter pushed Elkins to a 74-58 win over Buckhannon-Upshur Friday night in Big 10 Conference action. The Tigers (15-5) held a slim five-point edge, at 28-23, at the intermission after a low-scoring first half. In the third quarter, however, Elkins ...

Lincoln gets past Tucker; TVHS falls

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HAMBLETON — Lincoln used a strong third quarter to break a halftime deadlock and take a 52-45 win over Tucker County on Friday night. The game was tied at 23-23 at the intermission before the Cougars (14-7) outscored the Mountain Lions, 17-8, in the third frame to lead by nine, at ...

Harman defeats host Paw Paw

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PAW PAW — Braydan Huffman fired in 20 points and Coy Teter added 19 to lift Harman to a 56-51 win over Paw Paw on Friday night. The Panthers trailed 23-21 at halftime but outscored the Pirates, 25-7, in the third frame. Dylan Moreland and Dominic Tanouye each had 17 points for Paw ...

Kansas, WVU out 8 players for tilt

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Take the eight players combined that West Virginia and Kansas currently have sitting on the bench — or at home — and you’d have a team capable of winning the Big 12 title this season. Might even have a team capable of winning the NCAA title. You’d have a ...

Liriano hopes return to the Pirates sparks a turnaround

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BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Francisco Liriano had a handful of offers during free agency that were basically the same. Teams wanted him to come to spring training on a minor league contract. Realizing he was not getting a major league deal, he returned to the team where he had his best run ...

WVU to host Pink Game today

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MORGANTOWN — Following a thrilling victory at Texas Tech earlier this week, the West Virginia University women’s basketball team returns to the WVU Coliseum today to host TCU in the Mountaineers’ annual Pink Game in honor of breast cancer awareness, presented by WVU Medicine. Tip-off is ...

Tigers hold off Colts in Big 10 play

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ELKINS — Elkins used 34 points from Elliot White and a big first quarter to hold off rival Philip Barbour,74-66, Thursday night in Big 10 Conference action at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. White scored 20 of his game-high points in the first half alone as Elkins (14-5) stormed ...

Ohio Valley bests D&E

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ELKINS — A late Davis & Elkins College rally fell just short in a 97-95 setback to Ohio Valley Thursday night in G-MAC play at the McDonnell Center. The Senators (6-17, 3-12 G-MAC) trailed by eight, at 95-87, with :28 remaining in regulation before a 3-pointer by Marcus Friend ...

Lady Mountain Lions breeze past Pendleton

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HAMBLETON — Class A, No. 10 Tucker County closed out the regular season with an 83-19 win over Pendleton County Thursday night in Potomac Valley Conference action at TCHS. “We came out and shot the ball well,” Mountain Lions coach Dave Helmick said. “The girls still had good energy ...

Lady Warriors get past PBHS

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PHILIPPI — Class A, No. 5 Pocahontas County and Philip Barbour split the tail of two halves into four quarters Thursday night at the Colts’ Corral where the Lady Warriors picked up a 52-40 verdict over the hosts. “We played pretty well and we actually won the second half,” ...

Burdock lifts D&E women to home win

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ELKINS — Colleena Burdock scored points and collected nine steals to lift Davis & Elkins College to a 78-42 G-MAC win over Ohio Valley Thursday night at the McDonnell Center. Kali Wilburn, Jamiyah Johnson and Sydney Nestor all had 10 points each for the Lady Senators. Imani Ward ...

Moorefield girls fall to Allegany

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MOOREFIELD — The Moorefield girls basketball team concluded the regular season with a 49-34 loss to Allegany (Md.) on Thursday night. Lindsey Rinker paced Moorefield with 12 points and six rebounds. Gianna Fair and Madison McGregor added eight points each. The Lady Yellow Jackets led 22-17 ...

Tucker earns impressive road victory

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DUNMORE — Class A, No. 10 Tucker County picked up an impressive 63-40 win over No. 5 Pocahontas County on Wednesday night. The Lady Mountain Lions, now 13-6, have defeated the Lady Warriors 13 straight times, including a meeting earlier this season in Hambleton. Tuesday’s latest ...

State swim meet set to begin today

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MORGANTOWN — Several area high school swimmers will begin state meet competition today at West Virginia University’s Natatorium. Preliminary action is set for today as the boys will take to the pool first at 8:30 a.m. and the girls at 4:30 p.m. The finals will take place on ...

No. 7 Lincoln too much for EHS girls

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SHINNSTON — The Elkins High School girls dropped a 78-39 decision to Class AA, No. 7 Lincoln Wednesday night in Big 10 Conference play. Sarah Riggleman fired in 19 points to lead the Lady Tigers, who finished regular-season play with a 7-14 mark. Madison Holland added five points, ...

Tucker boys tumble

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CLARKSBURG —Tucker County kept it close and went on runs to re-take the lead on numerous occasions on Wednesday night, but Class A, No. 2 Notre Dame held the Mountain Lions off for a 68-58 decision. A 25-15 first quarter in favor of the winners saw Tucker County respond with a 19-9 ...