INSTITUTE, W.Va. -- West Virginia State baseball coach Calvin Bailey earned his 1,000th career victory Monday in the second game of a home doubleheader.
Bailey is one of only seven baseball coaches in NCAA Division II history to reach the milestone.
After dropping the first game to Pitt-Johnstown 12-8, the Yellow Jackets gave their veteran coach the victory he needed with a 7-4 victory in the second game.
No other details on the games were provided to the Gazette.
SC'S MOLES TO TECH: Hunter Moles, a two-sport athlete at South Charleston, will sign a letter-of-intent to attend WVU Tech at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the high school.
Moles will compete in both soccer and basketball for the Golden Bears.
He's a starter on SC's boys basketball team, ranked No. 3 in Class AAA.
STATE MEN LOSE: Mike Boyd tallied 17 points as host Concord downed West Virginia State 81-77 in Athens.
Jordan Davis and Damien Tunstalle each contributed 16 points for the Mountain Lions (15-9, 11-9 WVC).
Anton Hutchins paced the Yellow Jackets (10-16, 7-13 WVC) with 17 points and David Ford had 14. Ramon Austin and Jalen Walker each tallied 11 points for State, and Austin provided a double-double by also grabbing 11 rebounds.
State led at halftime 41-38.
UC WOMEN LOSE: The University of Charleston women's basketball team couldn't keep pace with Glenville State as the Pioneers cruised to a 80-66 win Monday at Eddie King Gymnasium.
Charleston (13-11, 10-10 WVC) was able to match No. 16 Glenville State (24-2, 19-1 WVC) for the first 10 minutes of the first half, keeping the game within single digits. However, turnovers and poor shooting by UC enabled Glenville State to generate a 22-point halftime lead at 53-31.
The Golden Eagles were paced by Tianni Kelly and Nichole Perry with 13 points apiece. The Pioneers were led by Kenyona Simmons with 25 points and Ginny Mills with 23.
STATE WOMEN WIN: Jasmine Blanton erupted for 27 points as the West Virginia State women's basketball posted a 93-89 win at Concord on Monday.
Asia Greenleaf chipped in a double-double with 21 points and 11 boards for State (12-13, 10-10 WVC). The Mountain Lions (7-19, 6-14 WVC) were paced by Amanda Smith with 23 points.
CONFERENCE HONORS: University of Charleston's Jessi Cowden and West Liberty's Hillary Southworth have earned co-West Virginia Conference women's basketball players of the week.
In a win against Bluefield State, Cowden erupted for a conference-season best 44 points while making 14 of 19 shots from the field, including eight 3-pointers. The 44 points were just two off the school record and marked the most points by a student-athlete at UC since moving to Division II.
Southworth, the second-leading scorer in Division II, netted 34 points in a win over Charleston. At Fairmont State, she recorded a double-double by totaling 19 points and 11 rebounds.
Morrow guided the Hilltoppers to a 2-0 week with 19 points and snagged 14 rebounds against Charleston and added 11 points, six rebounds and two blocks against Fairmont State.
Thornton led the Falcons to a 2-1 week. In the win over Pitt-Johnstown, he totaled 12 points, 12 rebounds and dished out six assists. Against Alderson-Broaddus, Thornton registered 21 points and four assists in the victory. In the four-point loss to West Liberty, he registered a conference-best 44 points.