Football ‘Cats to honor First Responders during opener Saturday with Urbana

BUCKHANNON – The Tony Testa era will officially get underway Saturday when his West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats host Urbana at noon at Cebe Ross Field in a Mountain East Conference clash.

BUCKHANNON – The Tony Testa era will officially get underway Saturday when his West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats host Urbana at noon at Cebe Ross Field in a Mountain East Conference clash.

It will be First Responders Day at Ross Field as the Bobcat football team will honor local first responders.

All first responders will have free admission to the game.

Buckhannon Police Chief Matt Gregory and Buckhannon Fire Chief James Kimble will be named honorary captains for the game.

At the end of the third quarter, all first responders in attendance will stand and be recognized.

The Bobcats will also recognize the local Mighty Mite football team and cheerleaders at the end of the first quarter.

Urbana (0-0) at W.Va. Wesleyan (0-0) | Noon | Buckhannon, W.Va. (Cebe Ross Field)

Series: Urbana has won the last two matchups ... the Blue Knights led 21-10 going into the fourth quarter before rattling off 21-straight points to close the game ... UU held WVWC to -3 yards of rushing. 

Notes: Urbana started 4-1 last season before losing five straight ... Urbana closed the season with a win ... the Blue Knights return several key players on defense, including leading tackler Duray Hall (97) and sack man Mikal Toliver (9.0) ... UU will lean on Isaiah Young (835 rushing yds) to lead the way on offense ... WVWC’s Tony Testa will make his head coaching debut on Saturday for his alma mater ... West Virginia Wesleyan has 13 returning starters back from last year’s squad.

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