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Smithson and Hobbs win regional titles; Bucs sending nine wrestlers to states

TENNERTON – It really couldn’t have gone any better for head coach Jacob Orr and his Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers when they hosted the Region I Wrestling Tournament this past Saturday.... more

Buccaneer swim teams sending 12 competitors to state meet which begins today in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer and Lady Buc swim teams are poised to leave their mark at the West Virginia State High School Championships that being today and will conclude Friday at the Mylan Park Aquatic Center in Morgantown.... more

Basketball Bucs earn huge upset win over No. 12 Musselman, 73-71

TENNERTON – It was just the type of win that Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Travis Foster was looking for from his Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers with the sectional tournament lurking in two weeks.... more

Jayvee Bucs drop 65-43 decision to Applemen

Cody Bailey (1) of the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers drives past a Musselman defender on his way to the basket during their game Monday evening. The Bucs dropped a 65-43 decision.... more

Lady Bucs to meet UHS in sectional opener on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

MORGANTOWN — Pairings and schedules are set for girls high school basketball sectional tournaments around the state. Competition begins Friday, February 21 and will continue through Saturday, February 29.... more

Lady Buc cagers have rough outing in road loss to Parkerburg South

PARKERSBURG – Little went right for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs in their road encounter with the Parkersburg South Patriots Monday evening in their regular-season finale.... more

JV Lady Bucs fall to Parkersburg South, 34-33

PARKERSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs lost a heartbreaking verdict in their season finale on the road to Parkersburg South Monday evening.... more

Tennis ‘Cats improve to 2-1 with win over Lee-McRae

BRISTOL (Tenn.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan tennis Bobcats lifted their record to 2-1 on the young season with a convincing 6-1 non-conference victory over Lee-McRae College this past Friday.... more

Slow start hurts Bobcats in 75-62 MEC setback to Golden Eagles

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats never gave themselves a chance to be in the game with the Charleston Golden Eagles Saturday evening in a Mountain East Conference contest at Rockefeller Center.... more

Basketball Lady ‘Cats fall to Charleston, 85-51

BUCKHANNON – A rough first quarter did in the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats in their outing with the Charleston Golden Eagles in a Mountain East Conference contest Saturday afternoon at Rockefeller Center.... more

Wesleyan announces changes to football coaching staff

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan football program has announced the addition of three new coaches for the 2020 season.... more

Basketball Buccaneers end slide with 60-54 victory over Elkins

ELKINS – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers were finally able to put their four-game slide to bed with a come-from-behind 60-54 win over the Elkins Tigers in a Big 10 Conference clash Wednesday night.... more

JV Bucs return to the win column after downing Elkins, 56-50

ELKINS – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers ended a three-game losing streak with a 56-50 victory over the homestanding Elkins Tigers Wednesday night.... more

Little Buc cagers cruise past Mountaineer, 36-26

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs returned to the court following a two-week lay-off because of illness and weather with a 36-26 win over Mountaineer (Clarksburg) Tuesday evening.... more

JV Lady Bucs drop 49-24 decision to Wheeling Park

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs fell behind early and were never able to really get their offense going in a 49-24 setback to the visiting Wheeling Park Patriots Friday night at the high school.... more

No. 1 Wheeling Park too much for Lady Bucs in 60-25 setback

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs knew they would have their hands full with No. 1 Wheeling Park coming to town Friday night for a non-conference contest.... more

Freshmen Bucs end season with 51-31 defeat to Elkins

ELKINS – The Buckhannon-Upshur freshmen Buccaneers dropped their final contest of the year, a 51-31 decision, to the Elkins Tigers here Wednesday evening.... more

Basketball Lady Bobcats tumble to West Virginia State, 79-53

INSTITUTE – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats simply weren’t able to keep up with the up tempo West Virginia State Yellow Jackets Thursday evening in a Mountain East Conference contest.... more

Petrovic scores 31 but Wesleyan falls to Yellow Jackets in OT, 97-87

INSTITUTE – Luka Petrovic scored 31 points and added seven assists while Dusan Vicentic had a double-double with 24 points and 11 rebounds but it wasn’t enough to lead the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats to a victory Thursday night against West Virginia State in a Mountain East Conference contest.... more

Buckhannon qualifies eight for state tournament this Saturday

TENNERTON – A regional qualifier was recently held at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School on Jan. 4 for the local air rifle teams.... more

Lady Buc cagers defeat Elkins, 68-56, tumble on the road at South Charleston

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers used a 14-0 third quarter run to defeat the Elkins Tigers on Senior Night by a 68-56 score Tuesday night at the high school gym.... more

Nesbitt has 19 as JV Lady Bucs cruise past Elkins, 49-31

TENNERTON – Alayna Nesbitt scored 19 points for the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs to lead them to a 49-31 win over the visiting Elkins Tigers Tuesday evening at the high school.... more

Tennis Bobcats start season 1-1 after split in Tennessee

HARROGATE (Tenn.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s tennis team opened their season in Tennessee this week going 1-1 over a two-day period.... more

Vincent breaks two regional records; Lady Bucs earn runner-up honors

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc swimmers came up big in the Region III Championships that they hosted Saturday at West Virginia Wesleyan College.... more

Swim Buccaneers place third at Region III Meet; Bennett sets new meet record in 500-yard free

BUCKHANNON – Freshman Preston Bennett claimed two first places and broke a meet record for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers in the Region III Championships that the Bucs hosted Saturday at the West Virginia Wesleyan College pool.... more

Three Bucs win Big 10 Conference championships; team places third

SHINNSTON – Three Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Buccaneers won champions at the Big 10 Conference Wrestling Tournament this past Saturday at Lincoln High School.... more

Baseball ‘Cats start season with 0-4 mark at Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH (SC) – It wasn’t the start to the season that the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat baseball team was hoping for on a weekend trek to Myrtle Beach for a pair of double headers against the Pitt Johnstown Mountain Cats.... more

Vicentic records double-double as Bobcats down Urbana, 70-56

URBANA (Ohio) – They say you live by the three and die by the three.... more

Wesleyan Acro & Tumbling open with close loss to West Liberty

WEST LIBERTY – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat Acro & Tumbling team lost in their season debut to West Liberty.... more

Basketball Lady Bobcats no match for Urbana in 94-60 Mountain East Conference road loss

URBANA (Ohio) – The struggles of the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat basketball team continued Saturday when they traveled to Urbana for a Mountain East Conference outing with the Blue Knights.... more

Lady Bucs overcome rugged start to take down Minutemaids, 55-38

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs used an 18-2 second-half run to put away the Lewis County Minutemaids by a 55-38 score Thursday night in their Big 10 Conference clash at Lewis County High School.... more

Jayvee Lady Bucs tumble to Lewis County, 51-39

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs couldn’t maintain a first-quarter lead and wound up dropping a 51-39 decision to the Lewis County Minutemaids Thursday evening at Lewis County High School.... more

Tennis Bobcats picked to win MEC championship in preseason coaches poll

BRIDGEPORT — The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats have been selected to win the 2020 Mountain East Conference men's tennis title after a vote by the league's coaches.... more

Bucs can’t overcome sloppy start in 57-50 loss to Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer basketball team simply couldn’t overcome a sloppy start to their game with the Bridgeport Indians in a Big 10 Conference battle Wednesday night at Bridgeport High School.... more

Junior varsity Buccaneers fall to Bridgeport, 56-47

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers suffered a 56-47 setback to the homestanding Bridgeport Indians Wednesday evening.... more

Freshmen Bucs edged by Bridgeport, 43-34

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur freshmen Buccaneers couldn’t overcome an early deficit and wound up dropping a 43-34 decision to Bridgeport Wednesday evening.... more

Basketball Lady Bobcats struggle in 100-58 setback to Notre Dame College

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats simply weren’t able to keep up with one of the top teams in the Mountain East Conference on Wednesday when they welcomed the Notre Dame Falcons into Rockefeller Center.... more

Bobcat defense shines in 90-63 conference win over Notre Dame

BUCKHANNON – From a scoring output, the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats played their best defensive game of the year in a 90-63 win over the Notre Dame Falcons in a Mountain East Conference contest at Rockefeller Center.... more

Basketball Lady Bucs win thriller late against Bridgeport, 54-51

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs were leading 52-51 the Bridgeport Indians with six seconds left with the Indians inbounding the ball under their own basketball.... more

JV Lady Bucs put away Bridgeport with ease, 47-24

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs led from start to finish against the visiting Bridgeport Indians in a 47-24 victory Tuesday night at the high school.... more

Final in person sign-up for youth soccer set for Feb. 18

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Youth Soccer League will have one final in person sign-up period this spring at the Buckhannon Event Center on the Brushy Fork Road.... more

Tennis Lady Bobcats picked sixth in MEC preseason coaches poll

BRIDGEPORT —The West Virginia State Yellow Jackets have been selected to win the 2020 Mountain East Conference women's tennis title after a vote by the league's coaches.... more

Little Bucs down Mountaineer and Philippi, but fall to Central Preston

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs went 2-1 over a stretch of three games recently.... more

JV Little Buc cagers lose by one to Elkins but comes back to knock off Taylor County, 39-19

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School junior varsity Little Bucs split a pair of game with Elkins and Taylor County.... more

Lady Bucs earn runner-up honors at Big 10 Conference Championships

CLARKSBURG – Cadence Vincent set a new school record and earned high-point honors for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs during the Big 10 Conference Swim Championships this past Saturday in Clarksburg.... more

Swim Buccaneers place fourth at Big 10 Championships; Bennett earns high-point honors, breaks two school marks

CLARKSBURG – Preston Bennett broke two school records and was the high-point recipient for the Buckhannon-Upshur swim Buccaneers at the Big 10 Conference Championships held Saturday at the Harrison County YMCA.... more

Basketball Bucs fall late to Colts, 77-74

PHILIPPI – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer basketball lost a highly contested 77-74 outing to the Philip Barbour Colts Friday night at Philip Barbour High School.... more

Freshmen Bucs tumble in overtime to Philip Barbour, 49-45

PHILIPPI – The Buckhannon-Upshur freshmen Buccaneers were nipped by in overtime by a 49-45 decision against the Philip Barbour Colts Friday evening.... more

Wesleyan hangs with West Liberty for a half but eventually falls, 97-67

BUCKHANNON – Two months ago, the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats went to West Liberty and upset the No. 14th-ranked Hilltoppers.... more

Kimmons records a double-double for Lady ‘Cats but they drop a 73-63 decision to West Liberty

BUCKHANNON – Malaika Kimmons had a double-double with game high 20 points and 11 rebounds for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats in their contest Saturday afternoon with visiting West Liberty Hilltoppers in a Mountain East Conference outing.... more

Partial B-U wrestling team fares well at Shady Springs Invite

SHADY SPRINGS – The Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Buccaneers went to a make-up tournament this past weekend competing in the Appalachian Fasteners Invitational.... more

Loudin has 18 but Buccaneers drop 78-55 decision to No. 3 Mohigans

TENNERTON – It’s a place they want to get but they aren’t there quiet yet.... more

Junior varsity Buccaneers suffer first lost of year; tumble to Morgantown’s Mohigans by a 60-48 score

TENNERTON – It was bound to happen eventually and it did Wednesday night for the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers.... more

Lady Bucs use strong defensive effort to get past Philip Barbour, 58-35

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs used their pressure defense once again to turn a team over and record a victory Thursday night.... more

Jayvee Lady Bucs double up Philip Barbour, 42-21

TENNERTON – In a physical and foul-plagued game, the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs doubled up the visiting Philip Barbour Lady Colts by a 42-21 score Thursday evening at the high school.... more

Basketball Little Buccaneers win by forfeit over Central Preston; tumbles to Taylor County, 41-20

GRAFTON – It was a crazy two days for the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs when they faced off against Central Preston and Taylor County.... more

Bobcats use late run to down Wheeling, 75-72, in MEC hoops action

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team ended a three-game slide with a 75-72 victory over the Wheeling Cardinals Wednesday evening at the McDonough Center in a Mountain East Conference clash.... more

Wilfong has career high but Lady Bobcats still tumble to Wheeling, 77-64

WHEELING – Freshman guard Courtney Wilfong set a career-high with 21 points for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats in their contest with the homestanding Wheeling Cardinals Wednesday evening in the McDonough Center in a Mountain East Conference contest.... more

Lady ‘Cats picked fifth in MEC Lacrosse preseason poll

BRIDGEPORT — Frostburg State is the narrow favorite to win the 2020 Mountain East Conference Women's Lacrosse Championship, the league announced today after a vote of the league coaches.... more

Lady Buc swimmers take third place at Parkersburg meet

PARKERSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc swim team piled up four victories in the Fast Water Invite at the Parkersburg Boys & Girls YMCA last Saturday.... more

Swim Buccaneers place ninth at Parkersburg’s Fast Water Invite

PARKERSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur swim Buccaneers made the most of their five swimmers competing in the Fast Water Invite last Saturday at the Parkersburg Boys & Girls YMCA.... more

Poor fourth-quarter costs Lady Bucs in 49-39 setback to No. 10 University

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs suffered through their second lowest offensive output of the season in a 49-39 setback to the 10th-ranked University Hawks Tuesday night.... more

JV Lady Bucs lose 42-35 decision to University

Justice Courtney (15) of the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs drives past University’s Maddy Madison McClung (5) during the first half of their contest Tuesday in Morgantown. Courtney scored four points but the Lady Bucs lost a 42-35 decision.... more

Wrestling Buccaneers place 12th at Frank Ferguson Brooke Classic

WELLSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Buccaneers wrapped up their regular season in the prestigious Frank Ferguson Brooke Classic this past Saturday.... more

Baseball ‘Cats picked fourth in South Division of Mountain East Conference preseason coaches poll

BRIDGEPORT — Notre Dame and the University of Charleston have been tabbed by the league coaches as the preseason favorites for the 2020 Mountain East Conference baseball season.... more

Softball Lady ‘Cats picked fourth in South Division of Mountain East Conference preseason coaches poll

BRIDGEPORT — West Liberty and West Virginia State have been tabbed by the league coaches as the preseason favorites for the 2020 Mountain East Conference softball season.... more

Little Lady Buc cagers easily dispatch of Center Preston, 51-9

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs had little trouble disposing of Central Preston in a recent basketball game winning by a 51-9 score.... more

Basketball Bucs ranked 14th in latest AP poll

CHARLESTON (AP) – The Associated Press high school boys basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points.... more

Junior varsity Little Lady Bucs drop outing to Robert L. Bland

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School junior varsity Little Lady Bucs had a rough go of it in a recent basketball outing with Robert L. Bland.... more

JV Little Bucs edged by Robert L. Bland, 28-27

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School junior varsity Little Bucs saw their undefeated streak come to an end in the most disappointing of ways recently in a road game against Robert L. Bland.... more

Lady Bucs drop close dual meet to Bridgeport on Senior Night

BUCKHANNON – Going against one of the top teams in the state, the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc swimmers held their own against the Bridgeport Indians in a dual outing Wednesday at the West Virginia Wesleyan College pool.... more

Swim Bucs fall to Bridgeport in dual outing, 154-72

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur swim Buccaneers competed against the defending state champions in the Bridgeport Indians Wednesday night in a home dual meet at the West Virginia Wesleyan College pool.... more

Wrestling Bucs go 3-0 at Nicholas County

SUMMERSVILLE – The Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Bucs wrapped up their dual season competition last Wednesday at Nicholas County Hight School.... more

Lady Bucs take care of business against Monarchs in 63-41 win

MOUNDSVILLE – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs finally put together that complete game that head coach Rob Kittle was looking for when they made the long trek to Moundsville for a non-conference battle with the John Marshall Monarchs Saturday evening.... more

Junior varsity Lady Bucs improve to 7-6 after earning 45-24 triumph over John Marshall’s Monarchs

MOUNDSVILLE – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs made it worth their while on the 2 ½ hour trip to Moundsville Saturday evening when they faced the John Marshall Monarchs.... more

‘Cat rally comes up short against Davis & Elkins in 83-76 setback

ELKINS – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats almost pulled off an improbably comeback in their road contest with Davis & Elkins Senators Saturday evening in a Mountain East Conference contest.... more

Lady Bobcat cagers drop 70-56 decision to Davis & Elkins in conference outing

ELKINS – Abi Gabauer came off the bench to score a team-high 18 points but it wasn’t enough to lift her West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats past the Davis & Elkins Lady Senators Saturday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference tilt.... more

Basketball Little Bucs split games with Robert L. Bland and Elkins

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs split a pair of games with Robert L. Bland and Elkins.... more

Lady Bobcat swimmers topple Salem in final dual meet outing of the season

SALEM – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat swimmers wrapped up their regular season in strong fashion taking a 168-79 victory from the Salem Tigers Saturday in a dual meet.... more

Swim Bobcats tumble in dual outing with Salem

SALEM – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s swim team wrapped up their regular season with a dual meet with the Salem Tigers Saturday afternoon.... more

Basketball Bucs down Bees, 73-61, but fall to Robert C. Byrd, 57-46

TENNERTON – It was a highlight among highlights.... more

Junior varsity Bucs stay perfect after win over Bees

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers continue to remain perfect on the season after dispatching of the East Fairmont Bees by a 63-51 score Wednesday night in a contest at the high school gym.... more

Lady Bucs listless in 23-point romp against overmatched Robert C. Byrd

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs had little trouble putting away the less-talented Robert C. Byrd Lady Eagles in a 55-32 home win Thursday night at the high school gym.... more

WVSSAC releases alignments for new high school basketball 2021-22 playoff system

MORGANTOWN — The WVSSAC has released the proposed alignments for the new high school basketball playoff system, which will go into effect for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 seasons. The two-year trial period was approved by the State Board of Education last June.... more

JV Lady Bucs cruise past Robert C. Byrd in 43-15 win

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs made quick work of the visiting Robert C. Byrd Eagles Thursday evening in a 43-15 victory.... more

Vicentic scores a game-high 34 points but Bobcats lose at the buzzer, 76-74

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats have not been strangers to close losses this season with three of less than three points.... more

Lady Bobcats drop 73-57 decision to Frostburg State in conference match-up

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats fell behind by double digits in the first quarter and was never able to catch up to Frostburg State in a Mountain East Conference clash Wednesday evening at Rockefeller Center.... more

JV Bucs take record to 11-0 after 67-59 win over Elkins

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers continued their unbeaten season with a hard-fought 67-59 victory over the Elkins Tigers Monday at the high school.... more

Strader’s 17 rebounds leads Bucs past Elkins Tigers in 50-35 win

TENNERTON – Shaking off a disappointing loss to Fairmont Senior, the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers took care of business against the Elkins Tigers Monday night in a Big 10 Conference clash at the high school gym.... more

Poor first quarter hurts Buccaneer freshmen in 66-40 home setback to Tigers

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur freshmen Buccaneers were never able to overcome a rough first quarter in a 66-40 setback to the Elkins Tigers Monday evening.... more

Vincent breaks two meet marks, school record at Elkins tri-meet

ELKINS – Cadence Vincent broke two event records and a school record for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc swim team in a tri-meet with Elkins and Liberty at Davis & Elkins College.... more

Jayvee Lady Bucs trounce East Fairmont, 30-16

FAIRMONT – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs easily dispatched of the East Fairmont Lady Bees by a 30-16 score Tuesday night at East Fairmont High School.... more

Lady Bucs use dominant second half to get past East Fairmont, 58-39

FAIRMONT – To say that Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Rob Kittle wasn’t pleased with the play of his Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs in the first half of their game with East Fairmont Tuesday night might be a bit of an understatement.... more

Bennett wins two events for Bucs at Elkins swim meet

ELKINS – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer swim team claimed three events in a tri-meet with Elkins and Liberty last Wednesday at Davis & Elkins College.... more

Little Lady Bucs split games with Robert L. Bland, Elkins

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs split a pair of games with Robert L. Bland and Elkins two weeks ago in basketball action.... more

Basketball Bucs ranked 13th in latest AP poll

CHARLESTON (AP) - The Associated Press high school boys basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points:... more

B-U’s Julius Hobbs earns 100th win of his high school wrestling career

TENNERTON – Muhammad Ali once famously said “It’s hard to be humble, when you’re as great as I am.”... more

Wrestling Bucs win five of eight matches on Senior Night against South Harrison

TENNERTON – It was “Senior Night” for the Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Buccaneers when they faced South Harrison in a dual match last Thursday at the middle school gym.... more

Maxwell scores 20 as Little Lady Bucs are victorious over Lincoln, 38-30

SHINNSTON – Kenna Maxwell scored 20 points to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to a convincing 38-30 victory over the homestanding Lincoln Wildcats on Jan. 2.... more

Little Bucs drop 42-21 decision to Lincoln

SHINNSTON – A scoreless third quarter did in the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs in their 42-21 loss to the Lincoln Wildcats on Jan. 2.... more

Junior varsity Little Bucs defeat Lincoln, 31-27

SHINNSTON – Jonas Barton had a double-double to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School junior varsity Little Bucs to a 31-27 victory over the Lincoln Wildcats on Jan. 2.... more

Lady Bobcat cagers can’t keep pace with nation’s top offense; tumble to Glenville State, 124-75

GLENVILLE – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats had no answers for the highest-scoring offense in Division II in the Glenville State Lady Pioneers Saturday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference contest at the Waco Center.... more

Lady ‘Cat swimmers edged by Fairmont State, 101-98

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat swim team won five of 11 events but were edged by three points in the overall score by a 101-98 score Saturday afternoon in the Natatorium.... more

Bobcat swimmers defeat Fairmont State, 112-92

BUCKHANNON – Arthur Assfeld won two events to lead the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat swim team to a 112-92 victory over Fairmont State Saturday at the Wesleyan Nataorium.... more

Softball Lady Bobcats to host two winter camps

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan head softball coach Steve Warner has announced the dates for his annual winter softball clinics.... more

Basketball Bobcats fall on the road to Glenville State by a 91-71 score

GLENVILLE – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats simply couldn’t keep up with the Glenville State Pioneer offense in a 91-71 defeat Saturday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference clash at the Waco Center.... more

Lady Buc defense comes up big in win over Liberty; tumbles to Morgantown

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs used a pressure defense against the Liberty Mountaineers and completely took the visitors out of their game en route to a dominant 53-13 victory in Big 10 Conference action at the high school.... more

JV Lady Bucs split outings with Liberty, Morgantown

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs split a pair of home games Monday and Tuesday.... more

Vincent breaks own mark in 50-free; Lady Bucs swim third at Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG – Buckhannon-Upshur freshman Cadence Vincent broke her own school record in the 50-yard freestyle at the Penguin Invite this past weekend.... more

Buccaneer swimmers return to the pool at Penguin Invite

PARKERSBURG – Preston Bennett won the 500-yard freestyle and took second place in the 200-yard freestyle to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers during their outing in the 2020 Penguin Invitational at the Parkersburg YMCA.... more

B-UMS cheerleaders to compete Saturday

FAIRMONT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Buccaneer cheerleaders are putting the final touches on their routine for the East Fairmont Cheer Competition this Saturday at 10 a.m.... more

Smithson wins first place for Bucs at Winner’s Choice Tournament

FAIRMONT – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Jacob Smithson took first place in the highly competitive Winner’s Choice Tournament this past weekend in Fairmont.... more

Huge fourth quarter lifts JV Little Lady Bucs to 21-18 victory over Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – Talk about a total change of fortune.... more

Little Lady Bucs outlast Bridgeport for 30-25 win

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School varsity Little Lady Bucs earned a hard-fought 30-25 win over the homestanding Bridgeport Braves back on Dec. 19.... more

Young scores 25 but Wesleyan falls in final minute to Yellow Jackets, 85-84

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats couldn’t hold a slim one-point lead late in the game against the visiting West Virginia State Yellow Jackets Saturday in a Mountain East Conference clash to Rockefeller Center.... more

Junior varsity Buccaneers take record to 9-0 with 65-45 victory over Bearcats

TENNERTON – Noam Keith scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers to a 65-45 victory over the Grafton Bearcats Friday in a home contest.... more

Freshmen Buccaneers defeat Grafton, 42-38

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer freshmen basketball team jumped into an early lead against the Grafton Bearcats then had to hold off a rally for a 42-38 victory.... more

Lady Bobcats suffer 93-84 setback to West Virginia State in MEC play

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat basketball team had their best offensive performance of the season scoring 84 points against the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets Saturday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference outing at Rockefeller Center.... more

Wesleyan swimmers edged by Davis & Elkins, 116-85

ELKINS – Arthur Assfeld picked up right where he left off the 2019 season at for the West Virginia Wesleyan men’s swim team.... more

Lady Bobcat swimmers return to the pool, defeat Davis & Elkins, 105-98

ELKINS – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat swim team returned to the pool after a seven-week lay-off due to finals and the holidays with a positive outing this past Saturday against Davis & Elkins in the “Battle of the Hills.”... more

Basketball Lady Bucs outlast Grafton for 51-44 Big 10 Conference victory

GRAFTON – Kennedy Samargo nailed a huge three-pointer and then the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs watched Grafton self-implode in a thrilling 51-44 victory in Big 10 Conference action Thursday night.... more

JV Lady Bucs lead from start in 36-23 win over Grafton

GRAFTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs raced out to an 8-4 lead and never looked back en route to a 36-23 victory over Grafton Thursday night.... more

Three Buccaneer wrestlers go a perfect 3-0 at home quadrangular meet

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Bucs struggled with a partial roster during a home quadrangular match with Preston, Fairmont Senior and University last Friday night at the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School.... more

Little Buc cagers fall to Bridgeport, 49-16

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School varsity Little Bucs dropped a 49-16 decision to Bridgeport back on Dec. 19 in a home outing.... more

Junior varsity Little Bucs rally past Bridgeport, 24-22

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School junior varsity Little Bucs rallied for a huge 24-22 victory over the visiting Bridgeport Indians back on Dec. 19.... more

Basketball Bucs beat Grafton, 73-63; fall to No. 1 AA North Marion by 11

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer basketball team used a 17-0 run in the second quarter to pull away from the Grafton Bearcats for a 73-63 victory at the high school gym.... more

JV Bucs improve to 8-0 with 43-26 win over Huskies

RACHEL – Sterlin Thropp scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers to a 43-26 victory over the homestanding North Marion Huskies Wednesday night.... more

Vicentic scores 1,000th point as ‘Cats tumble to Charleston, 102-77

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats had no answers for the University of Charleston’s Drew Rackley during their Mountain East Conference contest Wednesday at H. Bernard Wehrle Arena.... more

Lady ‘Cats have rough outing at Charleston in 105-38 setback

CHARLESTON – It was just a game you would rather forget if you are head coach Vicky Bullett and her West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats when they faced off against the University of Charleston Golden Eagles Wednesday evening at the H. Bernard Wehrle Arena.... more

Basketball Bucs clock Lewis County in Big 10 Conference battle, 64-36

WESTON – No clock shenanigans this time.... more

JV Bucs stay perfect with 79-39 victory over Minutemen

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Bucs had little trouble putting away the Lewis County Minutemen Monday night in a road contest at Lewis County High School.... more

Basketball Lady Bucs tumble to Class AA No. 1 North Marion, 60-46

TENNERTON – There seemed be a lid on the basket for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers when they squared off against Class AA No. 1 North Marion Huskies in a Big 10 Conference battle Tuesday night.... more

Junior varsity Lady Bucs fall to North Marion, 41-27

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs dug themselves an early hole and was unable to dig out of it in a 41-27 setback to the North Marion Huskies Tuesday night.... more

Strader has double-double as Bucs cruise past Riverside, 84-57

BELLE – Ryan Strader’s basketball career at Buckhannon-Upshur has always been defined as a blue-collar work ethic and doing things that don’t always show up in the stat sheet.... more

Reynolds scores 16 as Lady Bucs overcome sluggish play for win against Weir

TENNERTON – McKenzie Reynolds came off the bench and scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs to a 46-36 victory over the Weir Red Raiders Thursday night at the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School gymnasium.... more

Junior varsity Buccaneers roll past Riverside, 69-41

Junior varsity Buccaneers roll past Riverside, 69-41... more

Junior varsity Lady Bucs dominate Weir, 30-3

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs limited Weir to just three points in a 30-3 romp Thursday evening at the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School gymnasium.... more

Lady Bobcat rally falls short against WVU Tech

BECKLEY – West Virginia Wesleyan’s fourth-quarter rally came up just short against the homestanding WVU Tech Golden Bears in an 81-76 non-conference setback as they attempted to end their six-game losing streak.... more

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Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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