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Basketball Bucs no match for No. 2 Fairmont Senior

FAIRMONT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers simply ran into a team that was bigger, quicker and deeper than them in the Class AA second-ranked Fairmont Senior Polar Bears Tuesday night in a Big 10 Conference clash at the Woody Williams Armory.... more

JV Lady Bucs split with WP and Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs split their final two contests of the regular season.... more

Little Bucs drop 67-43 decision to Mountaineer

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs grabbed a 12-10 first-quarter lead over Mountaineer (Morgantown) here last Wednesday, but were unable to continue the pace and fell by a 67-43 count in a varsity contest.... more

 

Sandreth scores 42 but junior varsity Bucs fall to Polar Bears, 74-68

FAIRMONT – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Tyler Sandreth couldn’t be stopped by the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears in their junior varsity contest Tuesday night.... more

Lady Buc swimmers claim second at regionals

BUCKHANNON – Cameron Zuliani won the 50-yard freestyle and took second in the 100-yard butterfly to help the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc swimmers to a runner-up finish in the Region III Championship meet Saturday at West Virginia Wesleyan College.... more

Cutright, Hobbs win Big 10 titles, Bucs finish runner-up at conference meet

WESTON – Julius Hobbs and Tyler Cutright won Big 10 Conference wrestling championships for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers Saturday at Lewis County High School.... more

Bucs place fourth at Region III Swimming Championships

BUCKHANNON – The six-person Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer swim team continues to impress as the unit finished in a fourth-place tie in the Region III Championships Saturday afternoon at West Virginia Wesleyan College.... more

Lady Bucs beat John Marshall on Senior Day, 58-54

TENNERTON – Audrey Gaudet made the most of her “Senior Day” experience for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs when they squared off against the John Marshall Monarchs Saturday afternoon in a non-conference affair.... more

Bucs fall to University and Greenbrier East in Big Atlantic Classic

BECKLEY – It was a disappointing weekend for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers in the 30th Annual Big Atlantic Tournament in Beckley.... more

‘Cats get key MEC win over Concord in 66-65 victory

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats held on for an important Mountain East Conference victory here Saturday evening against the Concord Mountain Lions in a 66-65 victory.... more

Junior varsity Lady Bucs fall to John Marshall, 32-24

TENNERTON – A one-point first quarter spelled doom for the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs in their home encounter Saturday afternoon against the visiting John Marshall Monarchs.... more

Wesleyan’s Emily Kroll named MEC Swimmer of the Week

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Lady Bobcats hang tough with Concord but tumble 76-67

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats fell behind by a nine-point margin in the first quarter and were forced to play catch-up the rest of the way in a 76-67 setback at the hands of the Concord Lady Mt. Lions here Saturday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference clash.... more

B-U Basketball Military/First Responder Appreciation Night set for this Thursday

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur boys’ basketball program will hold a Military/First Responder Appreciation Night Thursday, Feb. 7 as the junior varsity and varsity teams will take on the Bridgeport Indians.... more

Bobcats tabbed for sixth in South Division MEC Preseason Baseball Coaches Poll

BRIDGEPORT — Shepherd and the University of Charleston have been tabbed by the league coaches as the preseason favorites for the 2019 Mountain East Conference baseball season.... more

‘Cats lose disappointing 85-79 verdict to UVa.-Wise

WISE (Va.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats’ hot play and two-game winning streak came to an unexpected and abrupt end here Wednesday night at the hands of the five-win UVa.-Wise Cavaliers in a Mountain East Conference clash.... more

Softball Lady ‘Cats picked to finish first in MEC South

BRIDGEPORT — Shepherd and West Virginia Wesleyan have been tabbed by the league coaches as the preseason favorites for the 2019 Mountain East Conference softball season.... more

Little Buccaneer wrestlers dominate in home tri-meet

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers came close to shutting out both opponents in a triangular wrestling meet here Jan 17.... more

Lady Bobcat swimmers beat Salem in dual meet

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat swimmers looked impressive in their final regular dual meet of the season last Friday when they competed against the Salem Lady Tigers.... more

Indoor track and field ‘Cats, Lady Bobcats post personal bests at Spire Midwest Open

GENAVA, Ohio – The West Virginia Wesleyan men's and women's indoor track and field teams competed in the crowded field at the Spire Midwest Open this past weekend.... more

Bobcats swim past Salem for dual meet victory

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s swim team had little trouble putting away the Salem Tigers for a 184-78 dual meet victory here last Friday night.... more

Lady ‘Cats drop 73-54 decision to UVa.-Wise

WISE (Va.) – Despite a solid first quarter, the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats were never able to get in gear after that dropping a 73-54 decision on the road to UVa.-Wise in Mountain East Conference play Wednesday evening.... more

Lady Buc swimmers take third at Big 10 Championship

FAIRMONT – Behind a pair of runner-up spots by Cameron Zuliani and a pair of thirds by two relay teams, the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs took third place in the Big 10 Conference Championships this past Saturday at Fairmont State College.... more

Team of five B-U swimmers places fifth at Big 10 Championship

FAIRMONT – With just five swimmers competing, the Buckhannon-Upshur swim Buccaneers still placed fifth in the 10-team Big 10 Conference Championships held Saturday at Fairmont State College.... more

Wrestling Buccaneers finish 10th in loaded Brooke Mat Classic

WELLSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Buccaneers went north again this season to participate in the Brooke Classic this past weekend after visiting the panhandle just a few weeks ago in the Wheeling Park Duals.... more

Short-handed Bucs beat Philip Barbour, Riverside

TENNERTON – With the varsity roster down to seven players due to a pair of injuries and a two-game suspension because of an ejection at the Elkins game last Saturday, things looked bleak for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer basketball program heading into a two-game home stretch late last week.... more

Lady Bobcats can’t slow down red-hot Glenville State offense

BUCKHANNON – Glenville State’s Lady Pioneers came into their Mountain East Conference game against the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats leading the nation in points scored with 103.8.... more

Bobcats hit 16 3-pointers in win over Glenville State

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats unleashed 16 3-pointers on the Glenville State Pioneers on their way to a 94-83 victory Saturday evening in a Mountain East Conference clash at Rockefeller Center.... more

JV Bucs fall to Philip Barbour and Riverside

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Bucs had a rough two games last week dropping a pair of home games to Philip Barbour and Riverside.... more

Special Olympians support Buccaneers

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur – Philip Barbour basketball game Thursday night was dubbed “Special Olympics Night” by the Buccaneer basketball program.... more

Little Buc grapplers win South Harrison tri-meet

LOST CREEK – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers triumphed in a wrestling tri-meet here Jan. 15, thrashing South Harrison by a 54-21 count and slipping past Taylor County, 45-42.... more

Junior varsity Lady Bucs cruise past Philip Barbour, 42-22

PHILIPPI – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs blanked the Philip Barbour Lady Colts in the first quarter and went on for an easy 42-22 victory Friday night.... more

McDaniels leads Lady Bucs past Philip Barbour, 65-36

PHILIPPI – “We wanted to show that what happened Wednesday night isn’t the way we play basketball,” remarked Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Rob Kittle.... more

‘Cats shoot well in 75-66 victory over Shepherd

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats rode a red-hot shooting night to a 75-66 victory over the visiting Shepherd Rams here Wednesday night in a Mountain East Conference clash.... more

Poor second half costs Lady Bucs in road clash against Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – It was a huge battle for sectional seeding between the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs and the Morgantown Lady Mohigans here Wednesday night but it was all Morgantown at the final buzzer as the Lady Bucs suffered a 68-29 setback.... more

JV Lady Bucs drop 44-22 decision to Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs and the Morgantown Mohigans were locked in a pretty good battle for one half here Wednesday night, but a six-point second half doomed the Lady Bucs as they dropped a 44-22 decision.... more

Basketball Little Buccaneers fall at home to Washington Irving, 45-21

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers had trouble getting their offense in gear here Jan. 14 and tumbled to Washington Irving’s Hilltoppers by a 45-21 spread in a varsity clash.... more

Junior varsity Little Bucs crush Hilltoppers, 48-24

TENNERTON – Ten players broke into the scoring column for the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers here Jan. 14 in their 48-24 triumph over Washington Irving’s Hilltoppers in junior varsity action.... more

Lady Bobcats have rough evening against Shepherd

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats had no answers for Shepherd’s senior guard Kari Lankford during their Mountain East Conference battle Wednesday evening at Rockefeller Center.... more

Little Lady Buc cagers hike their winning streak to seven games

SHINNSTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs ran their winning streak to seven games last week with a pair of varsity triumphs.... more

JV Little Lady Bucs beat WI and Lincoln

SHINNSTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs racked up road victories over Washington Irving and Lincoln last week to hike their junior varsity record to 6-5.... more

Lady Buc swimmers win home meet on “Senior Night”

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc swimmers took 10 of the 11 events held en route to a convincing victory over Philip Barbour and Grafton in a home tri-meet Friday night at West Virginia Wesleyan College.... more

B-U swimmers down Philip Barbour and Grafton in home meet

BUCKHANNON – Drew Griffith made the most of his “Senior Night” experience for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers during their home tri-meet Friday night at the West Virginia Wesleyan College pool.... more

Partial team of wrestling Bucs fare well at Pikeview

PRINCETON – Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling head coach Jacob Orr took a partial Buccaneer team to the Pikeview High School Panther Classic this past weekend.... more

Bobcat, Lady ‘Cat swimmers beat FSU in dual away meet

FAIRMONT – The West Virginia Wesleyan swim teams continue to roll during the regular season as both the men’s and women’s teams were victorious over the Fairmont State Falcons in a dual meet Saturday afternoon.... more

Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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