CUMBERLAND — When Brooke Davis walked toward the Southern bench, shaking her head after picking up her fourth foul with three minutes left in the third quarter against Allegany on Thursday, it felt like a potential momentum shift. 

CUMBERLAND — The price of admission for Thursday night's boys basketball game between Fort Hill and Mountain Ridge was well worth the cost no matter which side fans were cheering for.

CUMBERLAND — Morgan Hyman scored a game-high 34 points and Smithsburg rallied to spoil Allegany’s season and home opener 76-73 Tuesday night with a 23-point fourth quarter while holding the Campers to 16.

KEYSER, W.Va. — When Maddy Broadwater's second attempt from the foul line drew iron, with Keyser clinging to a 42-40 lead over Mountain Ridge and only 23.7 seconds left on Wednesday, one team seemed far more likely to corral the board. 

CUMBERLAND — Fort Hill used a strong second-half effort on the offensive end of the floor and held off a feisty Northern squad for a 52-39 win in the Sentinels home opener Wednesday night.

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — One day after taking down West Virginia Class AAA University in a low-scoring contest (38-35), the Frankfort offense exploded for 66 points and the defense stayed stout to take a 66-39 win over Spring Mills on Saturday at Fairmont Senior High School in high school girls bas…

CUMBERLAND — Three different players scored in double figures and Miah McKenzie snared 11 rebounds as Mountain Ridge posted a 54-41 win over Allegany in high school girls basketball action on Monday night.

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal, although its athletes will still be able to compete if they can show they are clean competitors.

FROSTBURG — Sean Brown had another big night in the scorebook, tallying a game-high 18 points, and his teammates provided plenty of support as Mountain Ridge defeated Meyersdale, 66-49, on Friday night in high school boys basketball action.

ROMNEY, W.Va. — Kayla Lantz and Hannah Moyers combined for 25 points as Petersburg shot 10 of 16 from the free-throw line down the stretch to come from behind and take down Hampshire, 52-48, in the Hampshire Tip-off Tournament on Friday night in high school girls basketball action.

TAKOMA PARK — The WVU Potomac State College women’s basketball team fell behind early and scrapped their way back in the game before finally succumbing to the Montgomery College Raptors, 81-56, on Thursday night at Washington Adventist University.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Sean Brown scored a game-high 23 points to lead Mountain Ridge to a 66-47 season-opening victory over Shalom on Thursday night in high school boys basketball action.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Miah McKenzie and Dayna Lashley both fell just shy of recording double-doubles, as Mountain Ridge cruised to victory in its season-opener at Shalom, 42-25, on Thursday evening in high school girls basketball action.

OAKLAND — When Luke Adams put back an errant free-throw in the third quarter Friday, Francis Scott Key coach Ryan Kimble called across the scorers' table to thank Southern coach Tom Bosley.

CUMBERLAND — As Bishop Walsh guard Grace Bearinger walked to the free-throw line with the game still in the balance, late in the fourth against Takoma Academy, a sloppy first half seemed like centuries ago. 

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