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No. 10 Vikings rally to knock off Trojans

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ROMNEY — Class double-A, No. 10 Petersburg rallied for a 35-28 win over Hampshire on Thursday night. The Vikings (3-0) trailed 28-21 at the intermission before outscoring the Trojans, 14-0, in the second half. Petersburg was scheduled to host No. 6 Grafton last Friday, but the game was ...

Tucker holds off ’Jackets

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PARSONS — Class A, No. 3 Tucker County used two late defensive stands and a pair of touchdown passes from Liam Hood in the first half to claim a 19-17 win over Moorefield Friday night in Potomac Valley Conference action at R.H. Armstrong Memorial Field at Class of 1984 Alumni ...

Colts knock off Liberty for first win of the season

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PHILIPPI — Senior running back Chase Collier dented the scoreboard with four second-half rushing touchdowns as Philip Barbour notched a 27-21 Big 10 Conference win over Class AA, No. 16 Liberty on homecoming night at George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park. Coming into the contest, PB had ...

Several hunting seasons open this month

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September is the opening of some of the popular hunting seasons in West Virginia. The statewide squirrel season opened last Saturday. In Logan, McDowell, Mingo and Wyoming counties, a special black bear gun season came in on Sept. 1 and will close this Sunday. The statewide black bear and ...

Light night of action in the area

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After winning two straight road games, Tucker County returns home this evening to face Moorefield for a Potomac Valley Conference matchup. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at R.H. Armstrong Memorial Field at Class of 1984 Alumni Stadium. The Mountain Lions, third in the first SSAC ratings of the ...

EHS girls down Senior

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BRIDGEPORT — Sofia Triplett’s goal with :30 left in regulation helped Elkins rally for a 2-1 win over Fairmont Senior on Thursday night. The contest was played at Bridgeport High School due to East-West Stadium being used for the Bridgeport-Fairmont Senior football game. The Lady Polar ...

Tigers battle to a draw

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BRIDGEPORT — Elkins battled Fairmont Senior to a 1-1 draw Thursday at Bridgeport High School. Both teams recorded goals in the first half — the Polar Bears scoring on a penalty kick and Ethan Wilson netting a goal for the Tigers. Greyson Howell was in goal for Elkins (5-3-2).

Davis & Elkins falls to second-ranked Ohio Valley

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VIENNA — The Davis & Elkins College men’s soccer team dropped a 5-0 decision to No. 2-ranked Ohio Valley Thursday in G-MAC action. The Fighting Scots (5-0, 2-0 G-MAC) used goals by Juan Hoyos, Jorge Pradillos and Duvan Erazo to take a 3-0 lead at the intermission. Hoyos and ...

Lady Hornet booters defeat Robert L. Bland

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ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School girls soccer team captured a 3-0 victory over Robert L. Bland Tuesday at the Elkins High School Field. The Lady Hornets are now 3-0-1 on the season. Alexa Price had a pair of goals to lead Elkins Middle School to the victory. Kennedy Hart also recored a ...

Lady Tiger spikers fall to Senior in five sets

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FAIRMONT — The Elkins High School volleyball dropped a five-set contest at Fairmont Senior on Thursday. The Lady Tigers forced a fifth and deciding set with a 25-13 win in the fouth set, but the Lady Polar Bears took a 15-10 victory in the final set. Fairmont Senior won the first set, ...

BEGINNING A NEW ERA

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ELKINS — When Mountain East Conference commissioner Reid Amos joined Davis & Elkins College officials in shooting off a cannon at the conclusion of Wednesday’s press conference, it signaled a new era for Senator sports. After any D&E sports victory, the cannon is fired off in ...

Elkins spikers cruise

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School volleyball team defeated Pendleton County in straight sets Wednesday night at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. The Lady Tigers, now 4-5 on the season and will travel to Fairmont Senior at 6 p.m. today. Elkins won by scores of 25-8, 25-23 and ...

Marshall, SC contest canceled

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After several days of monitoring the approaching storm, the biggest schools in South Carolina had little choice but to alter football games due to Hurricane Florence. South Carolina Wednesday canceled its game with Marshall that was scheduled for Saturday night. University officials announced ...

Hornets fall on the road at Petersburg

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PETERSBURG — The Elkins Middle School football team dropped an 18-6 decision to Petersburg on Wednesday night. The Hornets are now 1-2 and will return home at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday against Tygarts Valley. “It was a disappointing effort for us,” said first-year EMS coach Eddie Gannon. ...

Lady Senators best AB on Freed’s goal

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ELKINS — Asheli Freed’s goal in double OT lifted Davis & Elkins to a 2-1 win over Alderson Broaddus Tuesday night at Nuttall Field. Natalia Ruiz Guerrero provided the assist of Freed’s winner. Freed also scored on a penalty kick in the 44th minute. Deven Jones scored the ...

Elkins Raceway finale set for Sept. 29

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First of all, there will be no racing this weekend at Elkins Raceway. There has been an announcement that the final race of the 2018 season will be Saturday, Sept. 29. The season-ending Festival 40 Race will feature the Jenkins Ford Super Late Models running for $2,000 to win. The Budweiser ...

Mountain Lions third, Bucs 14th

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Off to its best start since 2013, Tucker County is tied for third in Class A in the first WVSSAC ratings of the season released on Tuesday. The Mountain Lions are 3-0 on the campaign, tied with Midland Trail for third. Mount View is first, while Fayetteville is second. Pendleton County ...

WVU-N.C. State game called off

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hurricane Florence has forced the cancellation of several Top 25 games this weekend, including No. 13 Virginia Tech’s home game against East Carolina, No. 14 West Virginia’s trip to North Carolina State and No. 18 UCF’s game at North Carolina. The Category 4 ...

EHS soccer teams cruise

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School boys and girls soccer teams posted wins over North Marion Tuesday night at EHS Field. The Tiger boys claimed a 4-0 win in the evening’s first game as Devan Fletcher turned in a hat trick. Liam Gongola also tallied a score. Keeper Greyson Howell recorded ...

Elkins spikers earn win

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School volleyball team defeated Big 10 foe North Marion in straight sets Tuesday night at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. The Lady Tigers won by scores of 25-16, 25-23 and 25-17 to improve to 3-5 on the season. For the Lady Tigers, Morgan Bowers had 17 set ...