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No. 1 Irish pull away from TVHS

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MILL CREEK — Class A, No. 1 Notre Dame pulled away for a 62-40 win over Tygarts Valley Tuesday in Mason-Dixon Conference action. Due to the weather, no junior varsity game was played and the varsity contest began at 5:45 p.m. The Bulldogs got off to a good start as they carried ...

Weather postpones several prep games

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ELKINS — Weather around the region postponed several high school basketball games on Tuesday night. Games postponed or canceled included East Fairmont at Philip Barbour boys, Tucker County at East Hardy boys, Harman at Pendleton County boys, Tygarts Valley at Greenbrier West girls in the ...

WVU visits Iowa St. tonight

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MORGANTOWN — Struggling West Virginia will be without junior guard James “Beetle” Bolden when the Mountaineers travel to No. 20 Iowa State this evening. Game time is set for 7 p.m. and the Big 12 Conference encounter will be televised on ESPNU. West Virginia enters the contest ...

EMS Hornets down Taylor County

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ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School boys basketball teams garnered wins over Taylor County Monday night at EMS Gymnasium. The Hornets varsity team rolled to a 66-40 victory behind a game-high 19 points from Ben Baines. Aziah Benson added 11 points for Elkins (10-4), while Tanner Miller ...

AB wrestlers earn titles

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WHEELING — Gino Sita and Nick Sulhoff each earned individual championships as the Alderson Broaddus wrestling team finished third at the West Virginia Collegiate Invitational Saturday. Sulhoff was dominant at 165 scoring bonus points in all three of his matches. In the opening match Sulhoff ...

Moorefield girls crush Paw Paw

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MOOREFIELD — Gianna Fair scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Moorefield to a 78-27 win over Paw Paw Monday night. Fair also tallied four blocks for the Lady Yellow Jackets, who led 42-8 at the half and 59-19 after three quarters of play. Lexi Gilhuys and Lindsey Rinker ...

Late run not enough as Tucker falls

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HAMBLETON — After returning to the hardwood for a second varsity tilt less than 24 hours after knocking off Class A, No. 9 Notre Dame on Friday night, Tucker County encountered a 67-56 setback Saturday afternoon against No. 10 and defending state champion Wheeling Central ...

Elkins girls bested

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DUNMORE — Pocahontas County improved to 12-2 with a 51-33 win over Elkins on Saturday. The Class A, No. 7 Lady Warriors have won nine of their last 10 games, with the lone loss coming at Tucker County. The two squads will battle in a rematch at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Dunmore. Pocahontas ...

D&E and ABU cagers drop road games

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NORTH CANTON, Ohio — Walsh University shook off an early deficit before pulling away late in the first half in defeating Davis & Elkins College, 92-56, Saturday afternoon in G-MAC play. The Senators raced out to a 7-0 lead and had a five-point advantage with 14 minutes left in the ...

Petersburg girls cruise to win over host East Hardy

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BAKER — The Petersburg girls basketball team picked up a 47-9 road win over East Hardy on Friday night to improve to 9-7 on the season. The Lady Vikings will return to action at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Potomac Valley Conference rival Keyser (10-5). After a 23-0 first-half lead against ...

Top-ranked Vols handle WVU for 14th straight win

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lamonte’ Turner made the most of a rare start for Tennessee. Turner scored 23 points and the top-ranked Volunteers held West Virginia scoreless for a 9 1/2-minute stretch Saturday on its way to an 83-66 victory. The 21-year-old Turner also had five assists in his ...

WVU women visit No. 12 Texas tonight

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AUSTIN, Texas — Following a dominating win over Kansas State on Saturday, the West Virginia University women’s basketball team travels to Austin, Texas, for a rematch with No. 12 Texas today. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. from the Frank Erwin Center and will air on FS1. West Virginia and No. ...

Tucker girls knock off No. 9 Irish

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HAMBLETON — Tucker County succeeded in avenging an opening-season loss to Class A, No. 9 Notre Dame by never trailing after the first quarter en route to a 59-43 win on Friday night. Junior Terra Kuhn paced the Lady Mountain Lions with a double-double, scoring 20 points and grabbing 12 ...

DNR trout stockings are in high gear

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The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources trout stocking season is now in high gear, and is currently running Monday through Friday, weather permitting. The winter and spring stockings will run through May 31. The trout stocking began on Jan. 2, with stockings at Blackwater River, ...

Lady Tigers suffer home loss to BHS

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ELKINS — Emily Riggs tossed in 13 points to help lead Bridgeport to a 48-24 win over Elkins Friday night in Big 10 Conference action at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. Rory Marple added 11 points for the Lady Indians, who improved to 11-7 on the season with their third straight ...

Lady Bucs coast to win over Lady Colts

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PHILIPPI — Two-time Class AAA state runner-up Buckhannon-Upshur proved to be too much to handle for Philip Barbour on Friday night as the Lady Bucs picked up 65-36 win in Big 10 Conference action. Led by freshman Shelby McDaniels, the Lady Bucs placed three in double-digit scoring. ...

Snyder’s 32 points not enough as Tucker bows to Irish

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HAMBLETON— Tucker County senior Jeffrey Snyder recorded a double-double with 32 points and 13 rebounds on Friday night, but it wasn’t enough to keep Class A, No. 1 Notre Dame from grabbing an 83-73 road victory. “We played hard,” Mountain Lions coach Jim Ambrose said. “I was ...

TVHS falls in WVHIT

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ST. MARYS — A strong first quarter coupled with 14 points from James Mooney helped lead St. Mary's to a 58-39 win over Tygarts Valley Friday night WVHIT action. Peyton Auxier added 11 and Richard Dornon nine points each for the Blue Devils (11-4), who led 18-6 after one quarter play and ...