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Foul-line woes cost PHS boys in 66-58 loss to Tucker

Posted: Jan 11 2018 - 12:19 AM

KINGWOOD — The Preston boys’ basketball team has struggled at the foul line this season. The Knights’ difficulties there didn’t end Jan. 10.PHS shot 48 percent (16 of 33) from the line in a 66-58 loss to Tucker County.“The story of tonight...

PHS boys battle Bridgeport in 67-58 loss

Posted: Jan 6 2018 - 11:46 PM

BRIDGEPORT — The Preston High boys’ basketball team (2-7) gave the unbeaten (7-0) and No. 3 Class AA-ranked Bridgeport Indians a battle into the fourth quarter, but Brayden Lesher netted 26 points to help Bridgeport hang on, 67-58, on Jan....

Preston’s Bishop helps with VFD, excels on the mat

Posted: Jan 6 2018 - 12:16 AM

KINGWOOD — If Preston High’s Hunter Bishop isn’t hanging out at the top of the PHS gym after school, he can sometimes be found a short way up the road at the Kingwood Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD). The junior wre...

Boys’ basketball: Preston 48, Buckhannon-Upshur 46

Posted: Dec 26 2017 - 9:45 PM

BUCKHANNON — The Preston boys’ basketball team won a back-and-forth game against Buckhannon-Upshur on Dec. 26, 48-46, thanks in large part to their bigs inside. Center Hayden Park had 15 points to lead the Knights (2-5), while forward Jake...

Hard-working Friend first PHS girl to 1,000 points

Posted: Dec 25 2017 - 10:42 PM

KINGWOOD — It was Dec. 15 when senior Makenzie Friend made Preston High history.The Knights were in the midst of what would end as a 55-38 victory against Elkins when Friend drew a foul from her defender. She calmly took to the charity stri...

Knights nail down mat win over Mohigans, 63-18

Posted: Dec 20 2017 - 11:45 PM

MORGANTOWN — Josh Hite and Neil McKnight have a lot to prove. The two Morgantown seniors are former state qualifiers, with hopes of returning to the big stage to finish their high school careers. Despite a tough 63-18 team loss to local riv...

Knights’ boys win first game of year

Posted: Dec 20 2017 - 11:06 PM

KINGWOOD — Andrew Lantz tallied 18 points Dec. 20 and Preston High got off to a hot start on its way to its first boys’ basketball win of the season, 55-39, over Lewis County. The Knights (1-5) surged to a 13-2 lead after...