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3 Wednesday prep hoops games on, 3 off in Valley

Threats of flooding and impending snowfall have affected Wednesday’s schedule of postseason high school basketball games.

Of the six games involving Kanawha Valley teams, three have been called off:

n...

Mitch Vingle: Examining March Madness, WVU recruiting and SC’s Pitts

The views from here:

n March madness isn’t on its way.

It’s here, folks. This week. Now. All around you in the Mountain State.

Of course, girls basketball regionals and boys sectionals are ...

3 Wednesday prep hoops games on, 3 off in Valley

Threats of flooding and impending snowfall have affected Wednesday’s schedule of postseason high school basketball games.

Of the six games involving Kanawha Valley teams, three have been called off:

n...

Class AAA girls hoops bracket released

The SSAC has released the Class AAA pairings for the girls’ state high school basketball tournament, set for Charleston’s Civic Center next week.

South Charleston High is the third seed and will meet sixth-seeded Greenbrier East at ...

WVU takes Kansas to OT before falling 76-69
WVU takes Kansas to OT before falling 76-69

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- In the end, Bob Huggins’ assessment was as succinct and on point as it possibly could have been.

That didn’t make it any less painful, however....

Kansas-WVU box

Kansas 76, West Virginia 69 OT

West Virginia (22-8, 10-7)

Player FG-A FT-A R A P

Jonathan Holton 5-12 0-0 10 1 12

Nathan Adrian 0-2 0-0 4 0 0

Devin Williams 2-5 5-9 6 1 9

Jevon Carter 0-10 4-6 3 3 4

Daxter...

MEC, AII tourneys

First round

Tuesday’s games, at campus sites

No. 5 Glenville State 92, No. 12 64

No. 6 Wheeling Jesuit 100, 7 p.m. Urbana 84

No. 7 Notre Dame 98, No. 10 W.Va. State 93

No. 8 Shepherd 63, No. 9 W.Va. Wesleyan...

MEC, AII women’s tourneys

Mountain East Conference

Tournament glance

First round

Tuesday’s games, at campus sites

No. 5 Fairmont State 110, 7 p.m. No. 12 Urbana 80

No. 6 Notre Dame 76, No. 11 W.Va. Wesleyan 63

No. 7 Glenville State 81,...

Sissonville holds on down stretch, takes aim at Poca
Sissonville holds on down stretch, takes aim at Poca

In a game where neither team reached 50 points and neither side got within sniffing range of 40-percent shooting, you’d figure defense would be key. And it was.

Sissonville had the game’s final stop on defense Tuesday night,...

Another heartbreak for Red Dragons girls

Three years in a row St. Albans has earned a home game in the regionals with a chance to punch its ticket to the state tournament, but each and every time the Red Dragons have walked off the court with heartache.

The culprit this year was...

Sissonville girls need road win for state berth
Sissonville girls need road win for state berth

Sissonville hopes to take a different path to the state tournament this season.

The Indians (20-3) trek to Mingo Central (13-8) at 7 tonight for the Class AA Region 4 co-final. In the other Region 4 co-final, Clay (19-3) hosts Scott (7-14). The...

High school basketball schedules, scores — March 2

HIGH SCHOOL

Boys

Sectional schedule

(All games at 7 p.m. unless noted)

Class AAA

Region 1 Section 1

Today: No. 4 Brooke at No. 1 Parkersburg South; No. 3 Parkersburg at No. 2 Wheeling Park

Friday: Brooke-South ...

Prep roundup: SC girls roll to state tourney berth

Host South Charleston took a 36-14 lead into halftime and cruised past Princeton 68-39 in the Class AAA Region 3 girls basketball co-final, sending the Black Eagles to next week’s state tournament at the Charleston Civic Center.

Taliah...

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