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WVU stumbles late, falls to Kansas

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Kansas caught West Virginia in a rare late lapse at home. Devon Dotson scored 11 of his 15 points after halftime, Isaiah Moss had seven of his 13 points during a second-half burst and the third-ranked Jayhawks finished the game with a 9-0 run to beat the 14th-ranked ...

’Maids hold off Lady Colts

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PHILIPPI — Philip Barbour came up short of ending a now 11-game losing streak after chinning a 56-53 setback against Big 10 Conference rival Lewis County Tuesday night at the Colts’ Corral. “We played pretty good I thought,” Lady Colts coach Rick Mouser said. “They (Lewis ...

Tygarts Valley’s George nets 1,000th career point

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MT. STORM — Logan George etched his name in the Tygarts Valley record books by scoring his 1,000th career point in the Bulldogs’ 84-46 win over Union on Tuesday night. The senior forward fired in 27 points in the victory for Tygarts Valley, which improved to 9-8. Josh Bright added 15 ...

Lady Bucs pull away from Elkins

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TENNERTON — Shelby McDaniels drilled five 3-pointers en route to 21 points as Buckhannon-Upshur pulled away for a 68-56 win over Big 10 Conference rival Elkins on Tuesday night. The contest much closer than the first meeting between the teams back in December when the Lady Bucs posted ...

Tucker falls at home

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HAMBLETON — Class A, No. 6 Tucker County sparred well in the opening quarter and stayed in the game throughout before inheriting a 69-51 setback against double-A, No. 3 Frankfort on Tuesday night. The Lady Falcons (17-1) picked up their only loss of the season against current Class AA, No. ...

TV and Harman girls lose

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MT. STORM — A cold-shooting first quarter was too much for the Tygarts Valley girls to overcome in dropping a 40-34 decision to Union on Tuesday. The Lady Bulldogs were just 1 of 11 from the floor in the opening frame to face a 12-2 deficit entering the second canto. They trailed 29-26 ...

Hurricane bests PB boys in Little General Shootout

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INSTITUTE — Philip Barbour sophomore Jesiah Matlick poured in a career-high 32 points early Tuesday morning, but it wasn’t enough as the Colts endured a 75-65 setback against Hurricane in the Little General Shootout being held at West Virginia State University. The Redskins jumped out to ...

Holland sparks EMS boys

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ELKINS — Brock Holland fired hit six 3-pointers to net 24 points to lead the Elkins Middle School varsity boys to a 46-39 win over Robert L. Bland on Tuesday. Nate Hulver added 10 points for EMS (11-4). Tanner Griffith had 24 for the Patriots. Aiden Lambert had 18 and Riley Rider 13 ...

D&E takes down Fairmont State

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ELKINS — In their first home meet of the inaugural wrestling season, Davis & Elkins took advantage of a depleted Fairmont State lineup and strong results by their own wrestlers in a 44-10 victory on Saturday at the McDonnell Center. The meet partnered with acrobatics and tumbling for ...

D&E records fall at track meet

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LEXINGTON, Va. — Numerous school records fell for the Davis & Elkins Indoor Track & Field team at the VMI Winter Relays, and several Senators cemented their place at the top of the Mountain East Conference in their respective events, two weeks before the MEC Indoor Track & Field ...

No. 14 West Virginia faces tough week against 2 top-3 teams

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(AP) — No. 14 West Virginia has some marquee wins on its resume, a big reason the Mountaineers were among the top 16 teams in the NCAA’s preliminary rankings. They have a huge chance to get two more in what will be one of the toughest weeks any team will face this season. It starts ...

RECORD EFFORT

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BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon-Upshur freshman Cadence Vincent broke two records in the Region III swim championships held Saturday at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Vincent, who posted the two fastest regional times in the state in both the 50-yard freestyle and 100 freestyle, eclipsed ...

Tucker falls to Moorefield in triple OT

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MOOREFIELD — Single-A, No. 6 Tucker County ended up with a 73-69 setback against Potomac Valley Conference and sectional rival Moorefield on Saturday after three overtime periods were required to reach the verdict. “We were up by one with 10 seconds left in regulation and got the ball ...

Vicentic sparks ’Cats to victory

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URBANA, Ohio — Dusan Vicentic’s 26 points and 14 rebounds led West Virginia Wesleyan to a 70-56 MEC win over Urbana on Saturday. The Bobcats (9-13, 8-8 MEC) shot 53% from the field from the game in the win. Vicentic was 12 of 19 for his 26 points. Luka Petrovic had 13 points, nine assists ...

Lady Senators split with King to open season

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BRISTOL, Tenn — The Davis & Elkins softball team earned a split against King (Tenn.) on Sunday to open the 2020 season. The Lady Senators dropped the lidlifter, 9-0, before claiming a 3-2 victory in the nightcap. D&E trailed 2-0 in the second game before Rhetta Persinger belted ...

Doolittle helps Sooners past WVU

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It’d been awhile since Kristian Doolittle was Oklahoma’s top offensive option. The Sooners needed it Saturday and Doolittle delivered, scoring 27 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as Oklahoma knocked off No. 13 West Virginia 69-59 at home Saturday. Doolittle ...

D&E softball team opens the campaign this weekend

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ELKINS — When the Davis & Elkins College softball team takes the field on Sunday in Tennessee, not only will the Mountain East Conference era begin for the program, but the busy spring sports season will officially be upon us. The Lady Senators will open up their schedule with three ...

Weather postpones several contests

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ELKINS — Several high school basketball games were postponed on Friday due to the weather. In boys action, Elkins High School at Philip Barbour and Lewis County at Buckhannon-Upshur were both called off. The Tigers will now visit the Colts on Feb. 24 for a battle of old Big 10 Conference ...

WVU visits Sooners today

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia looks to hand Oklahoma only its second loss at home this season today when the Big 12 Conference foes battle at the Lloyd Noble Center. Game time is slated for 2 p.m. and the action will be televised on ESPNU. The Sooners (14-8, 4-5 Big 10) seek a victory over ...

Pirates eager to get back to work

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Shelton isn’t big on meetings. Or at least, having meetings just to have meetings. The new Pittsburgh Pirates manager would prefer to see his players working out on the field rather than sitting in chairs. “It loses its luster,” Shelton said. “It’s like if ...