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Poor first half dooms Mountaineers

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Texas Tech quarterback Jett Duffey continues to give West Virginia fits. The junior moved the offense at will in the first half and the Red Raiders used a fast start to beat West Virginia 38-17 on Saturday, handing the Mountaineers their fifth straight loss. Duffey threw ...

B-UMS girls win RLB tourney

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The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School girls soccer team captured the recent Robert L. Bland Tournament. In Friday’s edition of The Inter-Mountain, it was published that the Elkins Middle School girls soccer team had won the tourney. The Lady Hornets, however, did go 2-0 in the event but ...

Tigers cruise past Bucs

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ELKINS — Powered by strong ground games from T.J. Guire and Dennard “Dee” Wyche, Elkins racked up 368 yards rushing en route to a 46-20 victory over rival Buckhannon-Upshur Friday night in the season finale for both squads at Wimer Stadium. Wyche ran for 136 yards in the ...

America lifts top-ranked Doddridge over No. 9 TV

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MILL CREEK — Hunter America rushed for 204 yards and scored four touchdowns as Class A, No. 1 Doddridge County claimed a 46-7 win over No. 9 Tygarts Valley Friday night at Bulldog Field. America did all his damage in the first half as the visiting Bulldogs (10-0) scored on all six of ...

No. 2 Bridgeport blanks PB, 48-0

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BRIDGEPORT — Class AA, No. 2 Bridgeport jumped out to a 28-0 lead after one quarter and never looked back in handing Philip Barbour a 48-0 setback Friday night at Wayne Jamison Field. Sam Romano, who had three touchdowns on the night, put the Indians (9-1) on the board just 11 seconds ...

WVU looks to get back in win column

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Texas Tech and West Virginia have lumbered through sour seasons under first-year coaches. One of them will get a sorely needed boost and end a losing streak when the Red Raiders (3-5, 1-4 Big 12) and Mountaineers (3-5, 1-4) meet today. The winner will prop up fading bowl ...

Mountaineers top Akron to open season

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Derek Culver and Jermaine Haley scored 16 points apiece to lead West Virginia over Akron 94-84 on Friday night. Emmitt Matthews Jr. added 13 points and Miles McBride scored 11 points for the Mountaineers (1-0). Xeyrius Williams scored a career-high 20 points for the Zips ...

BUCS VS. TIGERS

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ELKINS — Two teams will be looking to end their season on a high note when Elkins entertains old rival Buckhannon-Upshur at Wimer Stadium tonight. The Tigers (2-7) haven’t tasted victory since a win at Roane County on Oct. 11. Since then, the Tigers have squared off against ...

TV battles top-ranked Doddridge

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MILL CREEK — On the verge of making the playoffs for the first time since 2005, Class A, No. 9 Tygarts Valley battles top-ranked Doddridge County at 7 p.m. today at Bulldog Field. In a battle of Bulldogs, TV enters the matchup 7-2 and winners of two straight games, including a 21-0 ...

Wednesday fire guts Petersburg football team’s field house

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PETERSBURG — A fast-moving fire gutted the Petersburg High School football team’s field house on Wednesday afternoon, damaging equipment and forcing a varsity game to be moved. Petersburg High School Athletic Director Travis Liller said the blaze broke out as the team was getting ...

D&E harriers set for regional meet

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College cross country teams are set to compete in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Championships Saturday at Lock Haven University (Pa.). Both teams are coming off strong performances in the Mountain East Conference Championships held two weeks ago at ...

Lady Hornets win tourney

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ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School girls soccer team wrapped up another successful season by going 2-0 in the season-ending Robert L. Bland Middle School Soccer Classic tourney. The Lady Hornets beat West Fairmont in the opening round, 1-0, with the winning goal coming from Addy Cogar and ...

Coaching Carousel

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ELKINS — New coaches will be in place for Davis & Elkins, West Virginia Wesleyan and Alderson Broaddus when the area college men’s basketball season gets underway this weekend. With Elkins native Nick Patella moving over to Wesleyan, Daniel Mondragon is the new coach ...

Asbell set for 12th year with Lady Senators

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ELKINS — Jason Asbell enters his 12th season as the head coach of the Davis & Elkins College women’s basketball team in 2019-20. Asbell, the second winningest coach in program history, will look to rebounding specialist Jamiyah Johnson and senior Jay Kilpatrick to lead the Lady ...

Senators strike early and often in blanking Hilltoppers

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ELKINS — James Gill scored a pair of goals as Davis & Elkins College College captured a second straight win with a 5-0 victory over West Liberty Wednesday night in Mountain East Conference action at Nuttall Field. The Senators, who improved their record to 8-8-0 overall and 7-8-0 in ...

West Liberty blanks D&E

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ELKINS — Fresh off a 4-3 overtime victory against Wheeling in its final road game of the season this past weekend, the Davis & Elkins women’s soccer team was hoping to close out the regular season on a high note with both contests this week being played on home turf. But West ...

Lady Colt spikers win sectional title

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RIDGELEY — Philip Barbour outlasted Frankfort in five sets on Wednesday night to capture the Class AA, Region I, Section 1 title. “It was intense,” veteran PB coach Heather Halfin said. “We brought two vans full of kids over to support us, and the team showed a lot of heart. It was an ...

Playoff implications

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MILL CREEK — It will be a top 10 Class A matchup on Friday night when top-rated Doddridge County visits No. 9 Tygarts Valley. In a battle of Bulldogs, Tygarts Valley — depending on the other results around the state on Friday night — remains mathematically alive to secure at ...

Highlands Composite mountain bike team places first

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BRUCETON MILLS — The Highlands Composite mountain bike team recently took first place at Big Bear Lake Park. In the sixth-grade boys division, Kaden George took 18th and Hayden Simms placed 21st. In the sixth-grade girls division, Zanna Logar captured first, Emma Ujvagi took ...

D&E wrestlers picked sixth in MEC

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BRIDGEPORT — The Mountain East Conference (MEC) released its preseason wrestling poll for the 2019-20 season on Monday. Davis & Elkins College was tabbed sixth in the poll. The Senators were impressive in their program debut, picking up a 36-12 road win over Alderson Broaddus on ...