Back to Basics Basketball Camp
KEYSER, W.Va. — Potomac State College will host a one-day Back to Basics Basketball Camp for boys ages 6 to 14 on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, contact Potomac State men’s basketball coach Justin Anderson at 304-788-6881 or JAAnderson@mail.wvu.edu.
All-Stars to win
RIDGELEY, W.Va. — Logan Yommer scored three touchdowns to lead the Red to a 40-0 romp over the Black in the Cumberland Area Youth Football League’s all-star game on Sunday.
Yommer, who played for the Northern Steelers, ran seven times for 95 yards and caught a pass for 30 yards, and was named the Red team’s offensive MVP.
Daniel Bittinger of the Miners, who had five tackles in sparking the shutout effort, was selected the Red team’s defensive MVP.
Logan Milburn and Nathan Strietbeck were the Black team’s standouts. Milburn, of Braddock, was named the Black’s offensive MVP and Strietbeck, of Ridgeley, was the defensive MVP.
Yommer scored on a 40-yard run in the first quarter and the Red took control of the game with a 24-point second period.
Yommer scored on a 32-yard run, Tater Hess on a two-yard fumble recovery and Austin Evans, who was 4 for 4 on extra-point kicks, on a 30-yard run t make it 32-0 at the half.
The only score of the second half came on a 40-yard pass from Brayden Brown to Yommer in the third quarter.
Hess ran six times for 75 yards for the Red, while Bittinger, Raen Smith, Nate Durst and Kristian Robinette had five tackles on defense.
Second wide receiver leaves Mountaineers
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia’s Ivan McCartney has left the team for personal reasons, becoming the second wide receiver to quit the Mountaineers in a week.
Coach Dana Holgorsen didn’t elaborate on McCartney’s exit Monday.
A junior, McCartney had nine catches for 112 yards this season.
Freshman wide receiver Travares Copeland quit the team last week.
West Virginia (5-4, 2-4 Big 12) has lost four straight and plays at home against No. 13 Oklahoma (7-2, 5-1) on Saturday.
No. 14 WVU women edge Boston, 60-57
BOSTON — Ayana Dunning had 16 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots as No. 14 West Virginia held off Boston University 60-57 Monday night.
The Mountaineers (2-0) led by seven with 3:51 to go, but Chantell Alford, who scored a career-high 30 points with nine rebounds for the Terriers, tied it at 57 with 29 seconds remaining.
Dunning hit 1 of 2 free throws with 4 seconds left, then knocked down a pair of foul shots 2 seconds later.
Alford, who had already made six 3-pointers, missed from half court with 2 seconds left.
During a back-and-forth first half, Boston University (1-1) used a 13-4 run in the final 2:59 to lead 33-28 at the break, then increased its lead to eight with 12:32 to go.
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Alco rolls to title game
Allegany spotted Bohemia Manor an early lead and then dominated things the rest of the way, rolling to a 9-3 victory in their Class 1A state semifinal Tuesday night at McCurdy Field.
Miners going to state!
It’s déjà vu all over again for the Mountain Ridge Miners after they beat Perryville by one run, 4-3, for the second straight year to earn a return trip to the Maryland 1A State Finals this weekend at the University of Maryland.
Petersburg, Moorefield seek West Virginia championships
When Petersburg takes to the field today sometime around noon it will be the latest in a season any team in school history has ever played as the Vikings take part in their first-ever West Virginia Class AA State softball tournament when they face James Monroe in the opening round at Jackson Park in Vienna, W.Va.
Robinette powers Ridgeley VFW over Team One Auto Mall, 10-0
Kirk Robinette fired a five-inning no-hitter and also hit a three-run homer to power Ridgeley VFW/First Peoples to a 10-0 win over Team One Auto Mall Monday night at Memorial Field.
Frankfort defeats Petersburg, 4-2
Colton Dorsey was imposing on the mound and Braiden Popluhar supplied Frankfort’s biggest hit in the fifth inning and the Falcons edged Petersburg 4-2 in the West Virginia Class AA, Region II semifinals Tuesday at Frankfort.
Calvary beats Shalom, 2-1, for first Mason-Dixon title
Kerenne Shaffer turned in a brilliant game in goal and Savannah Reed, Mikala Ultis and Abby Daniels converted pressure-packed penalty kicks to lead Calvary Christian to a 2-1 win over Shalom in the Mason-Dixon Christian Conference girls soccer championship game Thursday night.
The 50th Super Bowl goes to San Francisco Bay Area
The NFL will celebrate its 50th Super Bowl in northern California, where its newest, most high-tech venue is being built.
Cavaliers win NBA draft lottery again
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