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Students set to compete in archery tournament in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The 12th annual state Archery in the Schools Tournament is set for this week. The Division of Natural Resources says in a news release the tournament will be held Saturday at the Charleston Civic Center. Students from 51 schools and groups will compete. Admission is ...

Maryland cruises past West Virginia 83-56 into Sweet 16

By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland was already enjoying a heck of a second quarter when Destiny Slocum scrambled in position to take a buzzer-beating shot. Squaring up from just outside the opposite arc, Slocum stretched both arms behind her head and let ...

Mountaineers clinch Sweet 16 berth with win over Notre Dame

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Don't be fooled by the Mountaineers referring to themselves as "Press" Virginia as a result of their relentless defensive pressure. This team can score. Led by Jevon Carter's 24 points, the Mountaineers outshot the Fighting Irish in an ...

Maryland women host Big 12 champs West Virginia in NCAAs

By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Brionna Jones remembers walking off the court, inconsolable after Maryland's premature exit from the NCAA Tournament. Jones was a junior last year when the Terrapins were striving to make a third straight appearance in the Final ...

Horton leads Fairmont Senior to 2nd straight boys AA title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Tavon Horton scored 16 points and Fairmont Senior used a 14-4 run in the final 2:50 to beat Chapmanville 59-54 for its second straight Class AA championship Saturday. Fairmont Senior swept the state basketball titles. The girls team beat Bluefield a week ago for its ...

Notre Dame beats Ravenswood, wins Class A title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jarrod West Jr. scored 29 points and Notre Dame rode a fast start to a 63-55 victory over Ravenswood on Saturday for the Fighting Irish's first Class A state championship. Gabe Zummo added 15 points for Notre Dame, which raced to a 43-21 halftime lead. West, the son ...

AP Source: QB Geno Smith leaves Jets for Giants

By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Geno Smith is switching teams in the Jersey Meadowlands. The quarterback has agreed to terms with the New York Giants, pending passing a physical, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Friday. Like ...

Notre Dame, West Virginia renew former Big East rivalry

By The Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — No. 4 seed West Virginia (27-8) vs. No. 5 seed Notre Dame (26-9) Second round, West region; Buffalo, New York, 12:10 p.m. EDT. BOTTOM LINE: Former Big East rivals meet for first time in the NCAA Tournament and in first meeting since Fighting ...

Huggins enjoying West Virginia’s return to Buffalo

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Be it basketball or fishing, Bob Huggins has no trouble recalling the fond memories he's had during his previous trips to Buffalo. They're a lot better than any recollection the West Virginia coach has of Brooklyn. A year after the ...

A quick look at Bucknell-WVirginia in the NCAA Tournament

By The Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — No. 4 seed West Virginia (26-8) vs. No. 13 seed Bucknell (26-8) First round, West region; Buffalo, New York; 2:45 p.m. EDT. BOTTOM LINE: The Mountaineers have stumbled down the stretch, going 11-6 after opening 15-2, and are seeking to avoid ...