Busy week proves successful for Lady Knights

PRUNTYTOWN—The Taylor County Middle School girls basketball team played their first home contest of the season on Wednesday night, when they welcomed the Polar Bear Cubs of West Fairmont. The Lady Knights had little difficulty with the Cubs as the Knights came away with a 26—14 victory.

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Bearcats drop two in a row

FAIRMONT—The Grafton High School boys basketball team headed out on Tuesday for their first regular season away game at East Fairmont.

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GHS Freshman on a roll

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School freshman basketball team was on the road on Wednesday night as they traveled to East Fairmont.

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Jack Faulkner named the Taylor County Student Athlete of the Week

Junior guard Jack Faulkner has been named the Taylor County Student Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Sam Bord Memorial Tournament.

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Knights fall to Cubs 41-30

FAIRMONT—The Taylor County Middle School boys basketball team played their first regular season away game on Wednesday night, as they traveled to the west side of Fairmont, to face the West Fairmont Middle School Polar Bear Cubs.

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East Fairmont Lady Bees double up Bearcats 64-32

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School girls basketball team hosted the East Fairmont Bees on Wednesday night at the Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium.

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GHS swimmers improve times at Rotary Invitational

CLARKSBURG—The Grafton High School swim team headed to Clarksburg last Saturday, to compete in the 2018 Rotary Holiday Invitational. Joining the Cats in the invitational were Bridgeport, Fairmont Senior, Robert C. Byrd, East Fairmont, Notre Dame, Philip Barbour, Lincoln, North Marion and Liberty Harrison.

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TCMS Lady Knights have tough time with Lady Bucs

BUCKHANNON—The Taylor County Middle School girls basketball team continued their road schedule on Monday night, as they headed to Buckhannon to take on the Buckhannon Upshur Middle School Lady Bucs. In the first half, the Lady Knights could only manage one basket from the floor and six made free throws. The ladies found themselves down 23—7 at the half.

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Knights struggle with Bucs

GRAFTON—The Taylor County Middle School boys basketball team was back in action on Monday night as they hosted Buckhannon Middle School. The Knights were in the game until late, but the much larger Bucs made it difficult on the Knight all evening.

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GHS wrestlers open season with solid win over PB

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School wrestling team opened their --2018-2019 season last week as the hosted the Philip Barbour Colts for an afternoon match.

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Bearcub wrestlers represented well at Philippi

PHILIPPI—The Grafton Youth Wrestling Club competed in the Philip Barbour Open last Saturday at Philip Barbour High School. The Cats had several top four finishers return home with hardware. Finishing with first place trophies were Garrett Davis, Cade Mooney and Christian Cox.

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Gabbert named 2018 Little Miss Bearcat

GRAFTON—The 2018 Little Miss Bearcat competition was held once again this fall to support the Grafton High School Cheerleaders. The winners of the event were announced at a home GHS football game. The top three place winners were honored.

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GHS boys finish second in Sam Bord Memorial

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School boys basketball team had a chance to bring home the championship trophy on Friday night as they faced Trinity in the final game of the Sam Bord Memorial Tournament.

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Lady Bearcats finish third in Sam Bord Tournament

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School girls basketball team played in the consolation game of the Sam Bord Memorial Tournament Friday against the Philip Barbour Colts. The Cats and Colts played back and forth in the first half as the game was tied at 22 when both teams headed to the locker room at the half.

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Lady Knights come from behind to earn second win

MORGANTOWN­—The Taylor County Middle School girls basketball team earned their second win of the season last Tuesday night as they defeated Westwood Middle School 25 to 20. The Lady Knights offense was a little slow coming out at the start as they were outscored 9 to 4 in the first quarter.

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Knights fall to Westwood

GRAFTON – The Taylor County Middle School boys basketball team played their first home basketball contest on Tuesday night as they played host to Westwood Middle School out of Morgantown.

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GHS freshman fall to Bridgeport in first round

GRAFTON – For the first time in tournament history the GHS freshman basketball team played in the Sam Bord Memorial Tournament. The young Bearcats played their first round game against the Indians of Bridgeport High School.

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Lady Cats come up short

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School girls basketball team opened their 2018-2019 season on Wednesday night as they played host to Clay Battelle in the Sam Bord Memorial Tournament.

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Balanced scoring leads Bearcats over Pocahontas

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School boys basketball team opened their 2018-2019 season Wednesday night as they hosted Pocahontas County in the first round of the Sam Bord Memorial Tournament.

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Grafton Wrestling Club opens 2018-19 season in Oakland

OAKLAND, MD – The Grafton Wrestling Club opened their 2018-2019 season last Saturday as they headed east to Oakland, MD. The team wrestled in the Ram Tough Tournament at Southern Garrett County High School. The top finisher for Grafton was Garrett Davis as he placed first in the (7-8) 90 pound class and then placed second in the (9-10) 90 pound class.

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Lady Bearcats continue to grow

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School girls basketball team will open the 2018-2019 season looking to build off of some experience that was gained last year. Most of the faces you will be seeing on the court this season for GHS will be juniors, sophomores and freshmen. In fact the Cats will only have one senior to lead this team this season. The returning senior is Brooklyn Teeple who started just about every game last season for the Lady Cats. Teeple is the only member left of the Bearcat team that earned its way into WV state playoffs a few years ago. Also returning this season is veteran head coach Andrew Moore, who sat out last season to work on his continuing education. This will be Moore’s fourth season as the leader of the Lady Cats.

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TCMS basketball opens regular season against Westwood

GRAFTON – The Taylor County Middle School basketball teams will be under new direction this coming season as both the Knights and Lady Knights will welcome new coaches. The new boys basketball coach will be Jonathan Curran who coached the GHS freshman last season. Curran, who played college basketball at WVU under Gale Catlett and John Beilein, will bring the fundamental game back to TCMS.

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Grafton High School Alumni game held at Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium

GRAFTON – The 7th annual Grafton High School alumni basketball games were held last Friday night in the friendly confines of the Scotty Hamilton Gym. The GHS girls kicked off the excitement this year as they played in the early contest. The teams were divided into blue and white teams this year. The White team roster included Amy Jackson (1994), Shyanne Elsey (2014), Siera Gabbert (2016), Sandi Schooley (1991) and Tiara Mayle (2010).

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    GRAFTON—The Taylor County Middle School JV basketball teams were back in action on Wednesday night as they played host to St. Francis Catholic School from Morgantown.

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