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North-South All-Star Football Classic: Alt using week to prepare for college football

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (WCHS) — This past May, the Pendleton County Wildcats reached the Class A state championship basketball game. And Josh Alt was a big reason why. "COVID obviously a battle, but it was a battle for everybody. And we were really able to keep focused on the goals that were ahead of us. Football and in basketball. Basketball getting delayed, football not really knowing who you would play each week because county colors came out. It could just turn your season upside down.
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Yokum garners 500th win as Pendleton bests Tucker

FRANKLIN — Sam Yokum captured his 500th career coaching victory as Pendleton County eliminated Tucker County, 12-2, Friday in Class A, Region II, Section 2 play. Cole Day earned the win for the Wildcats, allowing one run on three hits in going the first four innings. He struck out three.

Pendleton blanks Paw Paw in sectional play

FRANKLIN– Landon Colaw tossed a five-inning one-hitter and fanned eight as Pendleton County opened Class A, Region II, Section 2 play on Tuesday. Josh Alt and Taylor Wimer had two-run singles, Cole Day an RBI double and Colaw an RBI single for the Wildcats, who will visit second-seed Petersburg today.

Southern baseball defeats Mtn. Ridge, Pendleton Co.

OAKLAND — The Southern Rams’ baseball team relied on its pitching and defense and finally put together a string of crucial hits as it knocked off the Mountain Ridge Miners in walk-off fashion, 5-4, last Friday before pulling away from Pendleton County, 9-2, on Saturday. This newfound offensive firepower could...
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Both A Restaurant And A Cave, West Virginia’s Seneca Caverns Is An Underrated Day Trip Destination

There are plenty of good day trips to take in West Virginia, but one of the best is a versatile option that provides food, views, and at least two forms of adventure all in one convenient setting. Can you guess which Almost Heaven destination this might be? Have you ever spent the day at the […] The post Both A Restaurant And A Cave, West Virginia’s Seneca Caverns Is An Underrated Day Trip Destination appeared first on Only In Your State.

Class A all-state squad set

BECKLEY — Pendleton County seniors Bailey Thompson and Josh Alt have been selected to the Class A All-State second team as selected by the the West Virginia Sports Writers Association and released today. Thompson, who was named captain of the second unit, and Alt helped lead the Wildcats to a...
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Retired trooper calls for safety upgrades

This correspondence relates to a matter of life and death on US Route 33/Allegheny Mountain, Pendleton County. Since 1979, throughout my career in the West Virginia State Police and now beyond, I have asked many governors and many DOH personnel to please address this mountain. I have witnessed several deaths...

Bulldogs drop 7-2 victory to Pendleton County

FRANKLIN — Pendleton County plated five runs over the first two innings en route to a 7-2 win over Tygarts Valley on Monday night. Josh Alt led the Wildcats with two hits and three RBIs, while Isaiah Gardiner had two RBIs and Clayton Kisamore was 2 for 4 with a double. Taylor Wimer and Isaiah Johnston added RBIs.

Pendleton County falls in Class A State Championship

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The Pendleton County boys basketball team finishes the season as Class A state runner-up. The No. 3 seed Wildcats suffered a 43-36 loss to top-seeded Man in the WVSSAC Class A State Championship Saturday morning in Charleston. Man’s Austin Ball led all scorers with 20 points while Tanner Townsend scored a team-high 13 points for Pendleton County. Bailey Thompson added eight points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats.

Pendleton falls short in title game

CHARLESTON — A fourth-quarter surge lifted top-seed Man to a 43-36 win over No. 3 Pendleton County Saturday in the Class A championship game at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center. The Wildcats trailed 29-26 after three quarters but took a 36-32 lead with 3:05 left in regulation after two...
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Tug Valley loses late to Pendleton County

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The Tug Valley Panthers lost to Pendleton County 38-35 in the 2021 WV boys state basketball tournament. A late rebound and basket by Jacob Alt made the score 36-35 in the final seconds. Tug Valley had a chance for the win but a shot by Ian Reed just fell shot as Wildcats added two free throws to make the final deficit three points. Caleb May led the Panthers in scoring with 20 points.
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Pendleton advances to state title game

CHARLESTON — Pendleton County didn’t get the chance to compete for a state championship last season due to COVID-19. A little less than 14 months later, that opportunity will come on Saturday after the third-seeded Wildcats advanced to the Class A title game with a hard-fought and dramatic 38-35 victory over second-seed Tug Valley Thursday afternoon in semifinal action at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center.

Alt scores 25 as Pendleton moves to Class A semis

CHARLESTON — Josh Alt scored 10 of his game-high 25 points in the third quarter as third-seed Pendleton County overcame a halftime deficit to claim a 59-45 win over No. 6 Greenbrier West Tuesday morning in Class A quarterfinal play at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center. The Wildcats improved...
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Boys Class A Quarterfinals: Greenbrier West vs. Pendleton County

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Greenbrier West boys basketball returned to the state tournament Tuesday morning, with a chance to end Pendleton County’s 38-game win streak. However, the Wildcats would rally from a halftime deficit to win 59-45 for a 39th straight victory. They will play Tug Valley at 11:15 AM Thursday in the semifinals.