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High School Sports

No. 1 Morgantown Edges No. 9 Wheeling Park

MORGANTOWN — Wheeling Park and the top-ranked Mohigans were deadlocked with 1:30 left to play when Morgantown’s Brooks Gage pulled up from 3-point land and connected to give Morgantown the lead and eventually a 58-52 triumph on Tuesday. Avery Lee paced the Patriots with 15 points, Beau ...

Harrison’s Mitchell Named D-III Player of the Year

CADIZ — Kobe Mitchell didn’t even hesitate. When thinking back to the pick-up games — in all sports — against his older brothers Rashaen, Kalub and Brandon, Kobe believes those competitions put him on the course for athletic success. “Those guys are the biggest reason where I am ...

John Marshall Girls Win Third Straight

MOUNDSVILLE — Near the end of March, the John Marshall girls’ basketball team made it a goal for it to go 6-0 to finish the regular season. However, the goal was short-lived as the Monarchs fell to Brooke in their first game since they set their standard. For coach Brock Melko’s squad, ...

Linsly Girls Improve to 9-0

WEIRTON — Carleigh Grimm was unstoppable on Monday night, recording a double-double of 31 points and 19 rebounds as Linsly dominated Weir 60-39 to improve to a perfect 9-0 on the season. Molly Heron was also key in the win with a double-double of her own with 10 points and 14 ...

Cameron’s Ashlynn VanTassell Making A Name for Herself

CAMERON — Making the switch from middle school basketball to high school hoops is no walk in the park. That is what makes the season Cameron freshman Ashlynn VanTassell is having so impressive. The 6-foot-1 center has scored in double figures in each of the Dragons’ 15 games this year ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Wheeling Park Boys Edge Preston, 59-58

KINGWOOD — D.J. Saunders hit the game-winning shot and supplied the game-winning steal as the Wheeling Park boys basketball team defeated Preston, 59-58 on the road on Saturday. The Patriots had three players in double figures as Avery Lee led the way with 21 points while Brett Phillips ...

Cameron Boys Down Brooke, 71-63

CAMERON — When it comes to basketball, a successful team usually shows a well-balanced attack. The Cameron boys basketball team showed exactly that Friday night against Brooke. Four Dragons scored in double figures while two more tallied eight points in a 71-63 victory over the Bruins at ...

John Marshall Boys Outlast Weir, 56-50

MOUNDSVILLE — Game management in the fourth quarter is crucial in any game and John Marshall’s boys’ basketball team perfected it on Friday night. The Monarchs ran close to two and a half minutes off the clock with under 4 minutes to play and Derrick Derrow scored 14 of his 25 points in ...

JM Girls Take Down Weir

WEIRTON — Three John Marshall players scored in double figures as it defeated Weir, 65-57 Friday night in girls’ basketball action. Catherine Hunnell led the way for the Monarchs with a game-high 21 points while Landyn Helms supplied 11. Lakyn Groves was also solid with 10 ...

Cameron Girls Net 12th Straight Win

CAMERON — The Cameron girls’ basketball team had won 11 straight games entering Thursday and coach Holly Pettit knew in order to make it 12, the Dragons would have to play mentally tough. They did just that as the 13-1 Dragons rallied from a 9-0 deficit to pocket a 57-44 triumph over ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Linsly Boys Pull Away From Weir

WEIRTON — Max Washington bucketed 17 points and Caleb Murray tallied 14 as Linsly pulled away from Weir in the fourth quarter for a 65-52 win on Thursday. Anthony Cross recorded 15 points to pace Weir and Tyler Kelly added 14. Madonna 66, Magnolia 56 NEW MARTINSVILLE — Lucky Pulice ...

Cameron Wrestling Standout Ian Bush Secures 100th Win

CAMERON — On Tuesday, the Cameron wrestling team put on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as it hosted an outdoor tri-match in Dragon Stadium. With John Marshall and Hundred coming to participate in the historic event, the Dragons also ended the evening with one of their own hitting a major ...

Brooke Takes Down Oak Glen in Boys Basketball

WELLSBURG — Brooke’s Ryan Knox has shown flashes of great basketball play throughout the Bruins’ first eight contests. With Cole Sperlazza and Alex Isinghood each leading the team in scoring, Knox became a third option. But, with Sperlazza sidelined due to a wrist injury, Knox now has ...

Cameron Hosts Outdoor Wrestling Match

CAMERON — With the new turf down at Dragon Stadium along with the new wrestling room being completed, Cameron wrestling coach Tim Jones walked out of the wrestling room one day last week and an idea hit him. Trying to take advantage of the weather and the late start to the West Virginia High ...

Wheeling Park Boys Storm by Weir

WEIRTON — Wheeling Park got it going early Tuesday and cruised to an 82-34 victory over Weir inside the Carl Hamill Fieldhouse. Thanks to an Anthony Cross drive to the hoop, Weir tied things at 4-4 during the opening period. After that, the Patriots exploded. Standout senior guard D.J. ...