The Golden Eagles got out to a 12-0 lead in the first quarter.,The Govs were shutout in the scoring column until senior forward Jack Maher scored a bucket with seven seconds left before the first quarter buzzer.,The Golden Eagles got 11 points from the bench.,The Govs were led by junior center Grey Zabel, who racked up ten points.,Sophomore guard Bennett Dean claimed eight points coming off the bench for the Govs.

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The Golden Eagles got out to a 12-0 lead in the first quarter.,The Govs were shutout in the scoring column until senior forward Jack Maher scored a bucket with seven seconds left before the first quarter buzzer.,The Golden Eagles got 11 points from the bench.,The Govs were led by junior center Grey Zabel, who racked up ten points.,Sophomore guard Bennett Dean claimed eight points coming off the bench for the Govs.

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GLENVILLE — Aside from scoring his 1,000th career point here Saturday night at Glenville State College’s Waco Center, Williamstown’s Cullen Cutright had game-highs of 24 points and 10 rebounds to help lead the No. 8 Yellowjackets to an 83-62 victory versus Braxton County in the Little Kanawha Conference Night of Champions consolation affair.,SUMMERSVILLE — Wood County Christian capped its 2018-19 season on a winning note, defeating Mercer Christian 56-54 Saturday in a West Virginia Christian Athletic Tournament consolation game.,WELLSTON, Ohio — After beating Fairfield Union twice in the regular season, Warren High fell to the Falcons 38-30 in a Division II sectional final Saturday at Wellston High School.,Warren (11-9) mustered just two points in the first quarter and trailed 10-2 after eight minutes.,GLENVILLE — Gilmer County escaped with a 53-52 win over Doddridge County Saturday in a sectional tournament opener.

The Stanley County Buffaloes basketball team, fresh off a loss to the Todd County Falcons the previous night, faced the Mobridge-Pollock Tigers at Parkview Gymnasium in Fort Pierre on Tuesday night.,Buff coach Max Foth told the Capital Journal that Tuesday’s win was a great one for his team.,The Buffs were led by senior forward Brady Hoftiezer, who had a team high 25 points and six rebounds.,Speaking of Tigers, the Buffs will face the White River Tigers (14-2, no. 1 in Region 7B and no. 1 in Class B) on Thursday night at Parkview Gymnasium in Fort Pierre.,The high powered Tigers have scored 90 points or more four times this season, including two 100 point games.

The Pierre T.F. Riggs Governors basketball team played the Sioux Falls Roosevelt Rough Riders in a Class AA battle at Riggs Gymnasium in Pierre on Friday night.,They were held to just six points, and the Rough Riders took a 67-28 lead into the fourth quarter.,The Govs outscored the Rough Riders 20-12 in the final quarter, but the Rough Riders won the game, 79-48.,Six of the 11 Rough Riders who scored points in Friday’s game scored seven points or more.,The Govs were led by junior center Grey Zabel, who had 11 points.

With 2:18 left to go in the second quarter, and with the Govs up 26-23, junior forward Garrett Stout, who was one of the leading scorers for the Govs at the time, committed his third foul of the game.,With Stout of of the picture, the Tigers ended the half on a 10-2 run, including a rare four point play by junior forward Teegan Evers.,Senior forward Tanner Evers exploded in the fourth quarter for four three pointers to help expand the Tigers lead.,The Tigers were led by Teegan Evers, who had a game high 24 points.,The Tigers (9-6, no. 8 in Class AA) have beaten the Govs twice this season.

Instead, according to reporters on the scene on Tuesday, Gurley opted out of a media session and head coach Sean McVay continued to heap the issues on his own shoulders.,In the fourth quarter, it was interesting that Jared Goff didn’t even look Gurley's way on a second-and-9 with 5:29 to play.,Gurley got a free release out of the backfield and had just one Patriots defender—Devin McCourty—tracking him in soft coverage (Goff instead knuckled an incomplete pass to Robert Woods).,The Patriots defense basically sold out to stop the run and remove the backfield chess games that made the Rams' play-action offense so effective.,The bigger question that may be haunting Rams fans in the coming days and weeks then becomes: What would be scarier, that Gurley is fine, but not dynamic enough to blow up a run-stopping front on his own; that Gurley is injured and the Rams hid it, hoping that they would still produce enough offense in the Super Bowl with their star as a bandaged up decoy; or that McVay is being honest and that he simply did not recognize what the opposing team was doing to him?

The Pierre T.F. Riggs Governors took on the Sioux Falls Washington Warriors in a key Class AA matchup at Riggs Gymnasium in Pierre on Thursday night.,The visiting Warriors entered the game with two spots ahead of the Govs in the Class AA rankings.,The Warriors were led by sophomore guard Eli Williams, who had a game high 20 points coming off the bench.,The Govs made 33 percent of their three point attempts, while the Warriors made 27 percent.,The Warriors also made 74 percent of their free throws, while the Govs made just 55 percent.

∫ Former Wheeling Park all-state quarterback Cross Wilkinson has received a nice honor with the University of Toledo football team.,∫ Former Linsly School hoop standout Dylan Harrison is enjoying a solid sophomore season at Ohio Valley University.,∫ Wheeling Park hoop standout Keondre King is a nominee for the prestigious McDonald’s All-American basketball game.,∫ Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa. is enjoying a banner men’s basketball season under the guidance of former Wheeling Park hoopster D.P. Harris.,∫ Kudos go out to former Wheeling Park all-state point guard Kylie McKennen.

Young, old, in between, an exciting season for L.A. Rams fans like Gomez came to a disappointing finish on Sunday as the team in just its third year back in Los Angeles fell to the New England Patriots 13-3 in Super Bowl LIII.,(Photo by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

Crowds of football fans watch Super Bowl LIII at Flights Craft Beer Sports Grill in Hawthorne on Sunday, February.03, 2018.,(Photo by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer) read more