Roundup: West Virginia State women open with win at Seton Hill
Jordan Brock and Jasmine Blanton scored a team-high 14 points apiece as the West Virginia State women's basketball team picked up a 77-71 season-opening win Tuesday over host Seton Hill in Greensburg, Pa.
India Taste chipped in 13 points for the Yellow Jackets (1-0), while Kashauna Cook added 12 in the conference win. Katie Gattuso netted a game-high 18 points for Seton Hill (0-3).
WVU SPORTS: Returned tickets for West Virginia's senior day football matchup with Kansas on Dec. 1 are now available for purchase. Fans can purchase tickets for the game online at WVUGAME.com.
MU SPORTS: The Marshall softball team announced Tuesday the signing of three area players, Morgan Kelley and Morgan Zerkle of Milton and Jessica Watts of Wayne, to national letters of intent. Kelley, Watts and Zerkle were all members of the West Virginia Mountain Thunder, a summer travel team that recently captured the 18-and-under Eastern championship.
UC BASKETBALL: The University of Charleston men's and women's home basketball games against Davis & Elkins on Tuesday were postponed due to the passing of Senators assistant coach Roy F. Simms. No make-up date has been set.
SOCCER LEAGUE: The West Virginia Soccer Association is accepting registrations for the 2013 West Virginia Country Roads State League. The WVCRSL is designed for under-12 through under-19 competitive teams wishing to compete in the West Virginia State Cup in May for the chance to move on to the U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Championships to be held in Rhode Island in June. Entry fee is $225 and the registration deadline is Jan. 7. For more information, contact Charlie Birkelbach at (304) 654-3747 or visit www.wvsoccer.net.
POWER PLAYERS: The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Tuesday that five former West Virginia Power players have been added to the 40-man roster: Victor Black (2010-11), Ramon Cabrera (2010), Phil Irwin (2010), Tony Sanchez (2009) and Hunter Strickland (2009-10).