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YesterdayMarch 2, 2024

University secures Class AAA championship behind Kehler’s dominance; Point Pleasant, Wheeling Central also team champs

After finishing runner-up each of the last two years, the Hawks broke through.

West Virginia’s strong start goes to waste as Red Raiders rally for comfortable 81-70 victory

The Mountaineers led 20-4 and by six points at halftime, but fell apart over the final 20 minutes of their 20th loss.

Photo gallery: Spring Mills defeats Hedgesville, 44-29 in Class AAAA Region I, Section 1 final

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Photo gallery from Spring Mills’ 44-29 win over Hedgesville in the Class AAAA Region I, Section 1 final. The Cardinals will host Musselman Tuesday in the regional round while the Eagles visit Jefferson. (Photo gallery courtesy of Christopher C. Davis/@EP_BigCameraGuy)    

WVU closes regular season with 23rd victory, 57-49 over TCU

West Virginia concludes Big 12 regular season play with a 12-6 mark.

2024 WVSSAC Boys H.S. Basketball Regional matchups

Regional champions advance to the state tournament in Charleston, which begins March 12.

FridayMarch 1, 2024

Team titles still up for grabs as University, Point Pleasant and Wheeling Central enter final day with lead

Parkersburg South and Beckley are in hot pursuit of University, while Fairmont Senior is second in Class AA and Ravenswood is closest to the Maroon Knights in Class A.

Sissonville holds off Lewis County, claims sectional championship

The Indians got off to a fast start and finished solid in a 43-36 win over the Minutemen.

Higgins’ hoop in final seconds secures sectional title for North Marion, 66-65 over Weir

RACHEL, W.Va. — Highlights and photo gallery from North Marions’ 66-65 win over Weir in the Class AAA Region I, Section I championship game. (Highlights and photo gallery by Teran Malone) North Marion (10-11): Caden Morris – 22 points Landon Cowger – 16 points Landon Frey – 10 points Weir (10-14): G Cross – 24

12-0 second-half run lifts Doddridge County to sectional title with 71-65 win at Clay-Battelle

The Bulldogs will host Madonna in the regional round Tuesday while the Cee-Bees travel to Cameron.

Marshall opens Jack Cook Field in style, blanks Manhattan

Tre Hondras hit a leadoff home run to set the tone for Marshall in its new ballpark and the Herd earned a 3-0 victory.

Marshall basketball roundup: Herd suffer seventh straight loss

Marshall's women's team rolled past Georgia Southern to finish the regular season with one home loss and one conference loss.

Jack Cook Field gets positive reviews on opening day

Herd opened long-awaited on campus baseball facility Friday to welcome Manhattan.

Mountaineers desire a better start when welcoming Texas Tech for penultimate home game

West Virginia has been plagued by slow starts throughout much of Big 12 play.

Marshall out to end six-game skid in regular season finale at Georgia State

Thundering Herd try to get right before start of Sun Belt Tournament.

Photo gallery: Logan defeats Lincoln County, 59-35 in sectional opener

LOGAN, W.Va. — Photo gallery from Logan’s 59-35 win over Lincoln County in the Class AAA Region IV Section 2 sectional semifinals. (Photo gallery courtesy of Boothe Davis/Captured by the Moment Photography)

2024 WVSSAC Girls Basketball State Tournament schedule

Competition begins Tuesday, March 5 and the four championship games will be played Saturday, March 9.

MEC member Notre Dame College to cease operations

For the second time in less than a year, the Mountain East Conference is losing a member school. Notre Dame College has announced the school will end in-person instruction at the end of the 2024 spring semester. “Throughout this long process, we evaluated every possible option to continue the mission of Notre Dame College, said

2024 WVSSAC Class AAAA Girls Basketball State Tournament seeds/schedule

The Class AAAA State Tournament begins Tuesday morning.

ThursdayFebruary 29, 2024

Strong finish lifts Lincoln to 48-42 victory against Robert C. Byrd in sectional final

The Cougars outscored the Eagles 16-7 in the fourth quarter.

Musselman’s Morris Propels Lady Applemen to First Regional Title

(Story by Luke Wiggs) MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — When 17 of the first 24 points of the Class AAAA Region II co-final belonged to Musselman’s opponent, the Lady Applemen needed to respond. And respond they did, by outscoring Martinsburg 43-19 for the rest of the game to claim their first ever regional title, 50-36. Martinsburg’s strong