Bish leads the Cats over Cougars

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School boys basketball team played their final home contest of the season on Wednesday night, as they played host to Big Ten rival Lincoln. The Bearcats held off a late surge from the Cougars and made their free throws down the stretch to come away with a 63—53 victory. The game was back and forth throughout the first quarter, as both teams managed to put 12 points on the score board. The Bearcats pulled away in the second by outscoring the Cougars 20—10 to take a 32—22 lead into the locker room at halftime.

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Grafton Bearcubs host Tony Williams Tournament

GRAFTON – The Grafton Youth Wrestling Club hosted the Tony Williams Memorial Tournament last Saturday at the Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium on the campus of Grafton High School. The Bearcubs had a strong showing as they placed 20 wrestlers in the top five of their divisions.

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Athlete of the Week

Freshman Blake Moore has been named the Grafton High School student athlete of the week for his performances in the last two GHS varsity basketball games.

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Daetwyler and Shaver have good showing at State Air Rifle Comp.

MORGANTOWN—The 2018 4-H Air Rifle State Competition was held last Saturday at WVU Rifle Range, on the campus of West Virginia University. The Taylor County duo shot against 18 of the finest marksmen the 4-H programs have to offer.

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Taylor County Fairgrounds home for winter soccer

PRUNTYTOWN—If you see cars headed into the Taylor County fairgrounds this winter, don’t think they are going there for the funnel cakes or the candy apples. They are there for indoor soccer practice or games. The Taylor County Fair Association has created an opportunity for our sports community to use some of the facility for indoor winter practices. The Fair Board has transformed the “livestock” barn into an 80-yard field with artificial turf. As of right now the building is being used as a soccer facility and operated by Raul Ovalle of the Valley Soccer Academy.

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Pistons and Jets claim championship titles

GRAFTON – The Grafton Biddy League just announced they will be hosting two youth basketball tournaments this winter at the Saint Augustine Social Center. The first tournament will be the Dougie Rogers Memorial Tournament. This tournament will be open to teams in grades 3-6 and is scheduled to be played February 26 through March 3.

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TCMS Knights defeat West Fairmont Cubs

FAIRMONT—The Taylor County Middle School Knights headed to Fairmont last week to face the West Fairmont Cubs. The Knights used a very impressive 19 point fourth quarter to beat the Cubs 43—40.

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Lady Knights dominate in last home game

PRUNTYTOWN—The Taylor County Middle School Lady Knights played their final home game of the 2018 season last week against the Hawks of Belington Middle School. The Lady Knights dominated their competition throughout the contest as they cruise to a 36—15 victory.

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GHS boys end busy week with one win and two losses

FARMINGTON—The Grafton High School boys basketball team started a very busy week on Tuesday night, as they headed to Farmington to face the North Marion Huskies. The Bearcats could not find any substantial scoring until the third quarter, but at that point, it was too late as the Huskies cruised on to a 78—50 win.

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Lady Bearcats fall to Byrd 43 to 27

CLARKSBURG—The Grafton High School girls basketball team headed to Clarksburg last Thursday night to battle the Lady Eagles of RCB. Neither team could find their offense early in the game, but the Eagles found it late to come away with a 43—27 win. The two teams could only manage a combined six points in the first quarter, as the Eagles took the lead 4—2. The score improved slightly in the second quarter, as the Cats scored eight and the Eagles scored 12. At the half the score was RCB 16 and GHS 10.

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Lady Knights place second at West Fairmont

FAIRMONT —The Taylor County Middle School Lady Knights played their final game of the 2017-2018 season in the finals of the West Fairmont year end tournament. In the finals, the Lady Knights battled the West Fairmont Cubs. The Cubs dominated from the start of the contest on their way to a 47—23 victory. The Knights were led in scoring by Frederique Maloley with six points, followed by Alyssa Satterfield with four points.

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Daetwyler and Shaver qualify for state air rifle competition

GRAFTON – As many of the loyal WVU fans know, the WVU Rifle Team is one of the best if not the best college team in the land. To go along with having a superior program the Mountaineers have one of the best facilities to practice their trade. Two local girls will get to experience this first hand as they travel to Morgantown this Saturday to compete in the 2018 4H State Air Rifle Championships. Kristi Daetwyler and Olivia Shaver have earned the right to represent Taylor County in this competition that takes place at the WVU rifle range. The girls shot their way to Morgantown by finishing fifth and seventh at the 4H Regional competition at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School a few weeks ago. Daetwyler finished in fifth place while Shaver placed seventh.

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Grafton Cubs continue to roll at Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG—The Grafton Bearcub youth wrestling team continue their very impressive season last weekend at the Clarksburg Panther Invitational. The Cubs had two first place finishers and 11 more finishers in the top four. The two first place finishers were Autumn Knotts (11/12 HWT) and Garrett Davis (8U 75), while Ian Glaspell (6U 75), Brayden Palmer (11/12 85, 90, 96) and JW Nestor (6U 60) finished in second place.

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Additional Articles

  • Knights defeat Elkins Middle

    GRAFTON—The Taylor County Middle School boys basketball team played their final home contest last Thursday night, as they hosted the Elkins Hornets. The TCMS boys used a strong fourth quarter to defeat Elkins 50—36. Ryan Maier led the Knights with 18 points, followed by Andrew Irvine with 12. The remaining Knights in the scoring column were Justin Spiker (10), Tanner Moats (4), James Hoskins (4) and Cayden Boylen (2).

  • Bearcats place Second at Regionals

    FLATWOODS – The Grafton High School Bearcat wrestling team competed in the WV Region II Championships last weekend at Braxton County High School, in Flatwoods. The Bearcats represented their hometown well, as they came back to GHS with a second place finish in the team competition. To go along with the second place finish, the Cats qualified five individuals to wrestle in the WV state tournament in Huntington. In individual competition, Noah Hodges (113), Keith Skaggs (120) and Garrett Ware (285) were all crowned Region II champions, as they took top honors in their division.

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FLATWOODS – The Grafton High School Bearcat wrestling team competed in the WV Region II Championships last weekend at Braxton County High School, in Flatwoods. The Bearcats represented their hometown well, as they came back to GHS with a second place finish in the team competition. To go along with the second place finish, the Cats qualified five individuals to wrestle in the WV state tournament in Huntington. In individual competition, Noah Hodges (113), Keith Skaggs (120) and Garrett Ware (285) were all crowned Region II champions, as they took top honors in their division.

Bearcats place Second at Regionals