The West Virginia University rifle team owns the top spot in this week's Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association poll for the third straight week.
The Mountaineers (10-0) took down then-No. 2 Kentucky 4,702-4,688 Saturday to win the Great American Rifle Conference regular-season title. This is WVU's seventh GARC title since 1998 and its first since 2010.
TECH SPORTS: WVU Tech wrestler John Walters and women's basketball player Dee Hawkins have been named the Golden Bear Star Performers of the Week.
Walters (157 pounds) earned his eighth pin of the season in Tech's win over Ohio Valley, improving his record to 21-4. Hawkins helped the Golden Bears to victories over Barber-Scotia and Wilberforce last week. The junior guard registered a career-high eight rebounds against Wilberforce.
YOUTH BASKETBALL: North American Youth Sports announced Tuesday that it still has openings in its annual spring youth basketball tournament March 28-30 at Ripley High School.
This tournament will feature fifth- and sixth-grade girls, fifth- and sixth-grade boys, seventh-grade boys, seventh-grade girls, eighth-grade boys, eighth-grade girls, ninth- and 10th-grade girls, ninth- and 10th grade boys, 11th- and 12th-grade girls and 11th and 12th grade boys. The cost is $115 per team with a guarantee of at least two games. For more information, contact tournament director Steve Hunt at 304-372-6245 or visit www.northamericanyouthsports.org.