STATE WOMEN WIN: The West Virginia State women's basketball team used a stifling defense to defeat visiting Ohio Valley 72-48 Thursday.
Senior Kashauna Cook's 14-point, 10-rebound effort paced the Yellow Jackets (5-11, 5-8 WVC) while the Jackets held the fighting Scots to their lowest point total in nearly three years. Jasmine Blanton and Asia-Bryanne Greenleaf contributed 13 points each.
Kayla Parsley had a double-double for Ohio Valley (1-15, 1-11) with 14 points and 13 rebounds.
TECH HONORS: Mashya White of the WVU Tech women's basketball team has been named the Golden Bear performer of the week. White has tallied 97 points in 17 games, shooting 51 percent from the field while bringing down 40 rebounds and blocking five shots.
BOWLING: Galaxy Lanes in Charleston will host a bowling tournament on Saturday starting at 12:45 p.m. Entry fee is $40 and the first place prize is $250. For more information, call (304) 925-1156.