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Pioneers rally past Senators

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GLENVILLE — Glenville State closed the game on a 14-0 run over the final 2:53 of regulation to rally past Davis & Elkins, 90-85, Wednesday night in MEC play at the Waco Center. Sam Rolle IV had 29 points, Breland Walton 19 and Myles Monroe 15 for the Senators (1-2, 1-2 MEC). Hegel ...

WVU’s next two contests get postponed

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MORGANTOWN — The Big 12 Conference announced Tuesday that the West Virginia University men’s basketball home games with TCU (Jan. 16) and Oklahoma State (Jan. 19) have been postponed in accordance with the Conference’s game interruption guidelines. The postponement is in response to ...

Mountaineers move up one spot in AP poll

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(AP) — Gonzaga and Baylor were the top two teams in The Associated Press preseason men’s college basketball poll. After eight weeks of twists and turns, that hasn’t changed. The Zags received 63 of 64 first-place votes from a national media panel in the poll released Monday and the ...

WVU-Baylor contest gets postponed

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MORGANTOWN — The Big 12 Conference announced Monday that the West Virginia University men’s basketball game at Baylor scheduled for tonight has been postponed in accordance with the Conference’s game interruption guidelines.

No. 23 Fairmont State pulls away from Senators

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FAIRMONT — Davis & Elkins hung tough with No. 23 Fairmont State, but could not overcome a 14-3 run from the Falcons over the final five minutes in an 87-70 loss on Sunday afternoon. Gyasi Powell led the way for the Senators (1-1, 1-1 MEC) with 21 points. Marcus Fleming added 19 ...

No. 14 WVU hosts No. 4 Texas today

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Two ranked Big 12 teams meet today as No. 14 WVU hosts No. 4 Texas. Game time is set for 1 p.m. inside the Coliseum at the action will be televised on ESPN. BOTTOM LINE: Texas (9-1, 3-0) has two wins and one loss against ranked opponents this season, while West ...

Wesleyan to open football season on March 13

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BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan football and head coach Tony Testa announced the schedule that will be played in the spring of 2021. The schedule features five games against Mountain East Conference competition and two home games. All MEC schedules are contingent upon the ability to ...

Furious rally falls just short for D&E women

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ELKINS — A furious rally fell just short for Davis & Elkins as Frostburg State held on to capture a 73-72 victory Thursday night in MEC women’s action inside the McDonnell Center. In the coaching debut for Rachel Swartz, the Lady Senators trailed by 19 early into the second ...

Senators, Battlers earn wins

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ELKINS — Marcus Fleming’s 23 points lifted Davis & Elkins to a 108-100 win over Frostburg State Thursday night in MEC play at the McDonnell Center. Breland Walton added 21, Gyasi Powell 19 and Myles Monroe 13 for the Senators, who will visit Fairmont State at 4 p.m. Sunday. Agyei ...

WVU’s Darius Stills earns another honor

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University senior defensive tackle Darius Stills was named to the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-America second team, as announced by the organization. Stills, the 2020 Big 12 Conference Defensive Lineman of the Year, becomes the 24th Mountaineer to be named ...

Back on the Court

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins men’s and women’s basketball teams make their season debuts today, welcoming Frostburg State for Mountain East Conference play inside the McDonnell Center. The start of the season was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and no spectators will ...

WVWC adds competitive dance team

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BUCKHANNON ­— The West Virginia Wesleyan College Athletics Department announced the addition of a competitive dance team on Tuesday. “We are excited about adding the competitive dance team to our athletic department,” athletic director Randy Tenney said. “We are thrilled to offer ...

Dye set for second season as AB coach

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PHILIPPI — The Alderson Broaddus men’s basketball team will begin their season on the road against Wheeling University at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Second-year head coach Stephen Dye looks to improve his team after going 9-19 at his alma mater last season. “Honestly, I’m just ...

D&E names Ack as acrobatics & tumbling mentor

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ELKINS — Mariah Ack has been named the second head coach in the history of the Davis & Elkins College acrobatics & tumbling program, director of athletics Jamie Joss announced late last week. Ack spent the previous season as a graduate assistant coach at West Liberty. Ack worked ...

Doc Holliday out as Marshall coach

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HUNTINGTON (AP) — Marshall football coach Doc Holliday is out after 11 seasons with the Thundering Herd after the school said Monday it would not renew his contract. Holliday was named Conference USA coach of the year, but the Thundering Herd lost their final three games of the season after ...

WVU looks to bounce back at Oklahoma St.

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STILLWATER, Oklahoma (AP) West Virginia (8-3, 1-2) looks to bounce back from Saturday’s 75-71 loss at Oklahoma tonight on the road against Oklahoma State (7-2, 1-2). Game time is set for 9 p.m. on ESPN2. The Cowboys are coming off a big 82-77 win over then-No. 13 Texas Tech in its most ...

WVU women pick up first league victory

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NORMAN, Okla. — After 13-day hiatus, the West Virginia University women’s basketball team picked up its first Big 12 Conference win of the season, as the Mountaineers defeated Oklahoma, 90-72, on Sunday afternoon, at the Lloyd Noble Center. West Virginia was led by redshirt senior guard ...

WVU’s Tshiebwe leaves team

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe has left the team for personal reasons and with no plans to return this season. His absence is a blow to the ninth-ranked Mountaineers heading into the heart of the Big 12 schedule. “Did it catch me by surprise? No,” coach Bob ...

Kendall sparks Mountaineers over Army in Liberty Bowl

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown knew he would use reserve quarterback Austin Kendall in the second half. The redshirt senior ended up leading the Mountaineers to a Liberty Bowl victory. Kendall threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to T.J. Simmons with 5:10 left, and West ...

WVU faces Army today in Liberty Bowl

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) —Count West Virginia coach Neal Brown among those wanting to see Army play a bowl game. He will get the chance when his Mountaineers take on Army in the Liberty Bowl after the Black Knights were tapped as a COVID-19 replacement for Tennessee. Brown sees this as a big ...