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Bucs duo named second team All-State

Following the conclusion of the Buckhannon-Upshur High School boys’ varsity soccer season, which saw the Bucs post a 7-11-2 record finishing sixth in Big Ten conference standings, seniors Josh Gregory and Dalton Auvil were named All-State second team players.

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Athlete insight: Alyssa Abel

Following an impressive freshman campaign Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS) sophomore Alyssa Abel, who averaged 8.6 points per game third in team averages and 7.0 rebounds a game a team high, is looking to make the leap and capitalize on the void left by Lady Bucs alumni Shelby McDaniels.

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This day in sports history: Nov. 26

On this day in history, Sunday, November 26, 1995, Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino sets the NFL record for most career touchdown passes with 343.

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Lady Bucs host pre-season scrimmage against Oak Hill

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS) Lady Bucs Varsity and Junior Varsity (JV) Basketball teams opened their season by scrimmaging against the Oak Hill Red Devils on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Buckhannon-Upshur High School led by Head Coach Rob Kittle and Assistant Coaches Chad Wilfong and Phil Abel.

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B-UHS Swimming travels to Bridgeport Invitational

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS) swimming team traveled to The Bridge Sports Complex in Bridgeport on Saturday, November 19, 2022, for the Bridgeport Invitational.

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B-UMS to host Elks Hoop Shoot

The Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest will be held Saturday, December 10, 2022, 9 a.m. at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School, a contest for children ages 8 to 13 for a chance to get their name in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Bucs travel for first meet, Bennett breaks record

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS) Swim team held their first meet at The Bridge Sports Complex in Bridgeport on Monday, December 14, 2022, under the leadership of Head Coach Jennifer Bennett. The Buccaneers are committed to having a great season.

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B-UMS Volleyball wins Conference Championship, breaks school record

The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School (B-UMS) Volleyball team capped off their season by bringing home their first conference championship.

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Youth basketball prep showcased at SYC Skills Day

Stockert Youth Center (SYC) hosted their annual Skills Day for the upcoming Youth and Rec League basketball season at Buckhannon-Upshur High School Saturday, November 12, 2022.

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WVWC Men’s Basketball team opens season falling to Pitts-Johnstown, 73-51

The West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) Bobcat men’s basketball team kicked off their 2022 basketball season, competing in the Pitts-Johnstown Tip-Off Classic on Friday, November 11 visiting the Pitts-Johnstown Mountain Cats.

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Roll Tide: Vincent officially signs with Alabama

Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS) star athlete Cadence Vincent has become a more than familiar name in Upshur County. The swimming prodigy has officially signed on with the University of Alabama, which she verbally committed to last winter.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Christian Dowell

The Record Delta’s commitment to recognizing the athletic figures that represent the community in Buckhannon and across Upshur County extends to learning and understanding the individual. This week, Christian Dowell, a standout Sophomore athlete, who plays Soccer at Buckhannon-Upshur High School gave an insight into what has defined him and created his competitive spirit.

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Bobcats recognize 2022-2023 senior players

The West Virginia Wesleyan College Bobcats Football team honored their class of 2022 seniors this past Saturday, November 5, before the start of their last home game of the season against Frostburg State.

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Mountaineers open season with win over Mount St. Mary’s

The West Virginia Mountaineers opened their season last Monday, November 7, against Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball team with a 76-58 win, marking Coach Bob Huggins’ 917th career win. Huggins was enshrined, earlier this year, in the Naismith Pro Basketball Hall of Fame for his high level of success and impact on basketball.

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Peewee Bucs fall to Bridgeport in thrilling showdown

The undefeated Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers Peewee Football team suffered their first loss of the season Saturday, November 5, after racking up an impressive 9 victories.

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B-UHS wins Battle of the Axe, shuts out Elkins, 27-0

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS) Football team secured the win for the Battle of the Axe on Friday, beating Elkins High School by a score of 27-0. The Buccaneers were able to maintain a heavy ground attack to propel them to a shutout victory over their rival.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Christian Dowell

The Record Delta’s commitment to recognizing the athletic figures who represent the community in Buckhannon and across Upshur County extends to learning and understanding the individual.

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B-UMS Cross Country teams wrap up successful season

The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School (B-UMS) boys and girls Cross Country teams wrapped up a successful 2022 fall season. With 14 seventh grade runners returning next year, B-UMS is set to have a bright future ahead of them, filled with experience and talent.

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The Record Delta welcomes Pauley as sports intern

The Record Delta would like to formally introduce our new sports intern, Dylan Pauley. He is the son of Dwight and Judy Pauley and brother to Tyler Pauley.

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B-UHS Cheerleaders hosts open house ahead of regional competition

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS) Varsity Cheerleaders hosted an open house on Wednesday, November 2, at 7 p.m. The team performed their 2022 cheer routine for the community at the B-UHS gymnasium ahead of their performance today, Saturday, November 5.

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Athletic Hall of Fame Committee honors Class of ‘22 inductees

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee welcomed the members of the class of 2022 back to town, recognizing them during halftime of the Buccaneers’ home football game against the Grafton Bearcats back on Friday, October 21 before hosting them in the high school commons for their induction banquet.

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Backfield shines as Varsity, JV Bucs trample Preston County

Head Coach Zach Davis’ Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers Football team (3-5, 2-2 in Big 10 Conference Play) hit the road last Friday, October 28, making the long trip to Kingwood to take on the Preston County Knights (1-7, 0-4 in Big 10 Conference Play).

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Peewee Bucs dominate Summersville, move to last round of playoffs

To say that the 8 to 10-year-old girls and boys of the #1-seeded Peewee Buccaneers Football team, coached by Shawn Grubb, have put together an impressive 2022 campaign would be a massive understatement, as the team had outscored opponents 278 to 0 entering their opening round playoff rematch with Summersville back on Saturday, October 29.

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XC Bucs finish fourth, Gillum a lock for States, Waggy’s bid in the air

Jordan Gillum’s time representing the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers cross country team isn’t quite over, as the senior punched his ticket to the state meet after capturing a 9th place overall finish in Wellsburg back on Thursday, October 20 with a time of 16:46.54.

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B-UHS Cheer to hold open house ahead of regional competition

The Buckhannon-Upshur cheerleading team is poised to have a huge month of November, with the upcoming regional cheerleading competition, hosted by East Fairmont High School, on Saturday, November 5 at 10 a.m. and the Big 10 Conference competition, hosted by Lincoln High School, set for Thursday, November 10 at 6 p.m.

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Lady Bucs Volleyball honor Currence, Perkins at Senior Night

New head coach Alicia Lentz and assistant coach Keely Burnside have enjoyed a solid debut campaign at the helm of the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneers varsity volleyball team, racking up a 12-11 record entering Senior Night.

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Lady Bucs XC earn team bid to States

Coach Taylor Stacy’s Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buccaneers Cross Country team have officially qualified for the state meet for the second consecutive season, after claiming a third-place overall team finish in the Region 1 championship meet in Wellsburg back on Thursday, October 21.

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Football PeeWee Bucs wrap up undefeated 2022 regular season in historic fashion

Head Coach Shawn Grubb’s Buckhannon-Upshur PeeWee Football team has truly been a sight to behold this season. What this special group of young boys has accomplished this season can only be summed up by one word, “magic.”

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Lady Bucs Soccer falls short in second round of Region I, Section II tournament

Head Coach Robert Greenough’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneers Soccer team (10-8-2) entered the Region 1, Section 2 tournament as the field’s second overall seed.

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Football Little Bucs cap off perfect season, advance to Championship

Head Coach Dave Chipps Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Football team had overcome every obstacle in their path en route to compiling a perfect 7-0 record entering last Thursday, October 20 regular season finale at home against Lincoln.

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XC standout robbed of States bid, appeal petition ongoing

This week’s Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light features athlete, Junior Cross Country standout Jack Waggy, who had every reason to be excited following the conclusion of the AAA Region 1 meet.

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B-UHS Football Bucs dominate up front, trounce Bearcats, 48-0

Head Coach Zach Davis’ team put together an all-around dominate performance to bring a four-game losing skid to an emphatic halt, crushing last the Grafton Bearcats this past Friday, October 21 at Freal “Red” Crites Stadium.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Bryson Johnston

It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play. This series of articles has returned to go in-depth with one of Buckhannon-Upshur’s student athletes, allowing readers to get to know a little more about who, athletically, represents the community. This week, Buccaneer Football Bryson Johnston took time to give the community an inside look at his journey in Upshur County sports.

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Three earn top 10 finishes, Bucs Cross Country wins Big 10 Conference

Head Coach Taylor Stacy hopes were high as his Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers cross country team entered the 12-team Big 10 Conference championship meet back on Thursday, October 15 in Kingwood.

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B-U Varsity Soccer advances to semifinals, ends season with loss to UHS

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team delivered some exciting games this week. The team made it to the semifinals competing against Bridgeport High School (BHS) on Tuesday, October 18 and then battling University High School on Thursday, October 20.

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Little Lady Bucs Volleyball sweeps Elkins and Lincoln, fall short against Belington

The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buccaneers varsity volleyball team (10-5-1), coached by Sheena Westfall tackled a tough three game slate starting on Monday, October 10 against Elkins and wrapping up on Thursday, October 13 against Belington.

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Falkenstein earns Big 10 conference title, Lady Bucs named runner-up

Head Coach Taylor Stacy’s Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buccaneers cross country team had high expectations entering the Big 10 Conference championship meet back on Thursday, October 15 in Kingwood.

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Football Bucs suffer Homecoming loss to Oak Hill, 27-7

Head Coach Zach Davis’ Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers football team (2-4, 1-2 in Big 10 Conference play) entered his past Friday, October 14 game against the Oak Hill Red Devils looking to snap a three-game losing streak and put on a show for all the alumni making their way home for the annual Homecoming festivities.

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Football Little Bucs undefeated; dominate rival RLBMS, 49-0

Head Coach Dave Chipps and his undefeated Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Football Buccaneers welcomed winless rival Robert L. Bland Patriots to Tennerton for a clash of team’s that have had polar opposite 2022 campaigns.

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Soccer Bucs tops rival Elkins, 2-0

Head Coach Mike Donato and his Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers soccer team (5-10-2) entered their final regular season game of the 2022 campaign, a road clash with rival Elkins back on Tuesday, October 11, looking to take advantage of the opportunity to collect one more win and possibly improve their seeding in the upcoming Region I, Section 2 soccer tournament.

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WVU Mountaineers outlasts Baylor, 43-40

JT Daniels threw for 283 yards and a touchdown while running back Tony Mathis churned up 163 yards on the ground and a pair of touchdowns Thursday night as the West Virginia Mountaineers (3-3, 1-2) knocked off the Baylor Bears (3-3, 1-2) 43-40.

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Football Bobcats’ slide continues in loss to Notre Dame (OH)

The West Virginia Wesleyan football team (0-7, 0-6) fell at home to Notre Dame (Ohio) on Saturday, October 15 afternoon at Cebe Ross Field.

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Soccer Bucs fight to 1-1 tie with University on the road

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers soccer team (5-10-1, 4-4-1 in Big 10 Conference Play), coached by Mike Donato traveled to take on the University Hawks on Saturday, October 8.

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Varsity Little Lady Buccaneers Volleyball improve to 10-5-1

The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buccaneers Varsity Volleyball, coached by Sheena Westfall, continued to play up to their lofty standard this past week, with a trio of games against Taylor County Middle School, Mountaineer Middle School and Notre Dame Middle School.

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WVWC Women’s Basketball releases 2022-23 schedule

The West Virginia Wesleyan women’s basketball team and head coach Brett Vincent released its 2022-23 schedule on Thursday, October 6. The Lady Bobcats are scheduled to play 12 home games inside the Rockefeller Center.

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West Virginia Wesleyan Men’s Basketball finalize 2022-23 slate

The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team and Head Coach Derek Sloan released its 2022-23 schedule. The Bobcats are scheduled to play 12 home games this season at the Rockefeller Center.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Dalton Auvil

It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play. This series of articles has returned to go in-depth with one of Buckhannon-Upshur’s student athletes, allowing readers to get to know a little more about who, athletically, represents the community. This week, Buccaneer Soccer senior goalie Dalton Auvil took time to give the community an inside look at his journey in Upshur County sports.

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Buccaneers fall short in Battle for the Pick overtime, 35-34

Amongst all the games being played underneath the Friday Night Lights of the Mountain State last Friday night, few, if any had the dramatics, the atmosphere or the sheer level intensity on both sides as the Battle for the Pick, the annual meeting on the gridiron between rivals Buckhannon-Upshur and Lewis County.

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BILA 18-U Baseball win Texas Roadhouse Fall Tournament

Head Coach Jacob Atkins’ Ball is Life Athletics (BILA) 18-under travel baseball team, based out of Buckhannon, boats a roster consisting of mainly boys from Upshur County, but also features a blend of players from surrounding counties including: Marion, Monongahela, Randolph, Lewis and Barbour counties.

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Hank Ellis Insurance punches ticket to league championship

The long awaited Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League championship round match-up is officially set, as Hank Ellis Insurance is set square off against Custom Cabinets at the Buckhannon Country Club for the league title.

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Varsity B-UMS Volleyball rebounds from loss with win over RLBMS

The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School varsity volleyball team improved their overall record to 5-3 following a pair of wins last week against the East Fairmont Hornets on Monday, September 19 and then against rival Robert L.

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Little Football Buccaneers remain undefeated, beating East Fairmont 35-8

The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School football team weathered a rough start on the road in their game against the East Fairmont Hornets this past Wednesday, September 21.

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B-U Youth Wrestling to begin registration for 2022-23 season

The Buckhannon-Upshur Youth Wrestling program, coached by Scott Baron, has announced it has opened the registration period for the upcoming 2022-23 season.

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Coach Davis, Buccaneers recharge, prepare to battle rival Minutemen

Coming off of a tough loss to John Marshall back on September 16 in which several key contributors were banged up, the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers football team’s bye week seemed to fall at a timely point in the season this year. Sitting with a 2-2 record through four games, with two road games at University in Morgantown and then at rival Lewis County in Weston in the “Battle for the Pick” looking large the week after next.

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Golf Bucs win third consecutive Route #33 Cup

The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers golf team were back in action this week as they sought to secure their third straight Route #33 Cup title in match play over rivals Lewis County and Elkins on Wednesday, September 22.

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Soccer Lady Bucs extend winning streak before capping week off with loss

Coming off a dominant outing against Grafton at home on Thursday, September 8, the Lady Buccaneers Soccer team (4-3-2), coached by Robert Greenough, entered this week riding a wave of confidence with games at Liberty and at home against both Fairmont Senior and Wheeling Park looming large on the schedule this week.

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Bucs Cross Country win Forest Festival Invitational

The Buckhannon-Upshur boys cross country team coasted to the overall team title in Elkins’ Forest Festival Invitational this past weekend on Saturday, September 10.

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Football Bucs down rival Phillip Barbour with late touchdown

Coming fresh off of a massive first win of the year over the Ripley Vikings in September 2’s home opener, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Football Buccaneers entered Friday, September 9’s home match-up against Route #33 rival, the Philip Barbour Colts, with a renewed sense of purpose after a great week of practices.

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Falkenstein, Shreve secure Cross Country Lady Bucs team title with first, second finishes

Head Coach Taylor Stacy’s Buccaneers Cross Country Team swept the competition, as both the boys and girls defended their home course in the Buckhannon-Upshur Invitational last Saturday, September 3.

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Poling sets stage for big Football Bucs victory

How we choose to act in the face adversity defines who we are. In the grand scheme of things, the adversity athletes face enduring the rigors of their given sports is small compared to the many other types of daunting challenges life can throw in one’s path.

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Bucs Soccer secures wins against Lincoln, Preston

Head Coach Mike Donato’s Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers soccer team had gotten off to a slow, 0-3-1 start to the season through the first two weeks of the season.

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Football ‘Cats fall in opener to Saginaw Valley State, 72-0

The West Virginia Wesleyan (0-1) football team dropped its season opener at Saginaw Valley State (1-0) by a final score of 72-0 at Wickes Stadium on Thursday, September 1.

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B-UHS Cross Country teams enjoy solid showings at Knight Night Relays

The Buckhannon-Upshur Cross Country teams were back in action this past Saturday, August 27, as they traveled to take part in the Knight Night Relays Cross Country Festival at Preston County High School.

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UniFirst Corporation sits atop league standings

After a week-long hiatus due to inclement weather conditions, Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League fourth-quarter action resumed this past Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

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Thunder in the Mountains changes its to accommodate fans/soccer match

Tournament Director, Charleston Attorney, Rusty Webb announced today that Thunder in the Mountains, a Women’s Collegiate Tennis Tournament to be held at the Schoenbaum Tennis Courts adjacent to the Kanawha City Recreation Center on September 23 to 25, 2022 will change its schedule so as to place the West Virginia universities in a prime time and better accommodate fan interest.

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Green, Currence grab featured wins at Elkins Raceway’s Fall Festival 50

Another action packed season of youth mini mod racing has come to an end following last Saturday’s Fall Festival 50 finale, as Adley Green and Brad Currence take home overall points championships in their respective divisions. Both drivers won the championship in their divisions after capping the season off with featured race wins.

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Thunder in the Mountains changes its to accommodate fans/soccer match

Tournament Director, Charleston Attorney, Rusty Webb announced today that Thunder in the Mountains, a Women’s Collegiate Tennis Tournament to be held at the Schoenbaum Tennis Courts adjacent to the Kanawha City Recreation Center on September 23 to 25, 2022 will change its schedule so as to place the West Virginia universities in a prime time and better accommodate fan interest.

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Buccaneer Football takes tough loss in season opener

Second-year head coach Zach Davis and his Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers football team got their season started with a trip to face one of the state’s most highly touted squads in the preseason polls, the fourth-ranked area powerhouse Bridgeport Indians this past Friday, August 26.

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Barbour Co. Chamber of Commerce awards tournament winners

The Barbour County Chamber of commerce recently announced the potential cash prizes to be offered to the winners of the annual golf tournament sponsored by the chamber.

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Cross Country Bucs take fourth at University Warm-Up

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers cross country team began their season with a trip North I-79 as they traveled to compete in the University Warm-Up last Tuesday, August 23.

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Lady Bucs Cross Country takes third in season opener

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneers cross country team got their season off to a nice start during their debut last Tuesday, August 23 at the University Warm-Up, as they garnered a third-place finish among the four-full teams with 49 points.

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Lady Bucs Soccer tie Parkersburg before dominating rival Lewis County

Head Coach Robert Greenough’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneers soccer team was back in action this past Saturday, August 20 as they welcomed Parkersburg to Tennerton for their home opener.

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Golf Bucs take second at Bel Meadow

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School golf team was back in action last Thursday, August 18 as they traveled to Bel Meadow Golf Course for a five-team clash.

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Bucs Soccer fall to Greenbriar East, tie against rival Lewis County

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers soccer team entered Saturday, August 20’s home opening game against Greenbriar East looking to rebound from a disappointing 1 to 0 season opening loss to Morgantown.

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2022 Football Buccaneers look sharp in scrimmages as season opener nears

Head coach Zach Davis enters his second season at the helm of the Buccaneers football team following a rollercoaster 3-7 2021 season, which was highlighted by winning the unofficial Route #33 title, after earning three massive rivalry game wins against Philip Barbour, Lewis County, and Elkins.

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Buccaneers Golf places 13th at first Big to/Cardinal Conference Classic

Head Coach Jason Westfall’s brought a group of his 2022 Buccaneers golf team to Tornado, West Virginia’s Big Bend Golf Course for the very first Big IO/Cardinal Conference Classic.

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Bucs Soccer drop season opener to defending state champion

Head Coach Mike Donato and his 2022 edition of the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers soccer team got their season started with a trip to play last season’s defending Class-AAA state champion, Morgantown last Wednesday, August 17.

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Coach Greenough, Lady Bucs Soccer come up short in season opener

Buckhannon-Upshur High School head coach Robert Greenough’s 2022 edition of the Lady Buccaneers soccer team kicked off the season with a trip North to play Morgantown last Wednesday, August 17.

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Diamond Dream 14-U softball caps off with Tri-State Border War championship

The Diamond Dream 14-and-under softball team, coached by Billy Beachler alongside both Danny Marple and Levi Abel traveled to Wheeling this past Friday, August 12 for their last tournament of what has been a very busy, productive Summer season in the Tri-State Border War.

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Rewind: 1966 B-UHS AAA State Football Champions

As I was coming to visit my girlfriend this past weekend, her stepfather Kevin Ware of Buckhannon had been looking through a box of his Mom’s things.

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Diamond Dream 14-U softball team picks up shutout win, 12-0

Last weekend on Saturday, August 9 the Diamond Dream 14-and-under softball team coached by Billy Beachler, David and Danny Marple and Levi Abel put together one of the most thoroughly dominant performances in recent memory as they shutout the Intensity Outlawz by a final score of 12 to 0.

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Diamond Dream 16-under softball team earns runner-up finish in Purple Turtle Tournament

The Diamond Dream 16-under softball team enjoyed a very busy, yet very successful weekend trip to Morgantown, as they competed in the Purple Turtle Tournament.

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Green repeats, Currence triumph highlight youth races at Elkins Raceway

With just three weekends of racing remaining during the 2022 summer season at Kerans’ Elkins Race-way, the very competitive young mini wedge drivers have been pushing each other to new heights on the track in pursuit of those coveted main event wins.

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Completions heats up as 2022 regular season winds down at Elkins Speedway

With just three weeks of regular racing season at Kerans’ Elkins Raceway, the 2022 summer season is entering backstretch and the battle for the points championship is in full swing.

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Burr, Lockwood lead golf Bucs to season opening win at Stonewall

Last Tuesday, August 3, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Golf Team started its season on a high note, picking up the season opening win in a three-team contest at Stonewall Resort.

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Diamond Dream 14-U picks up shutout win against W.Va. Eliminators

This past Friday, August 5, coaches Billy Beachler, Danny Marple, Levi Abel and their Diamond Dream 14-and-under team picked up a huge home shutout victory against the W.Va. Eliminators by a final score of 12 to 0.

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Upshur County 9-U Travel Baseball to hold tryouts

Upshur County travel baseball will be holding tryouts at the Upshur County Athletic Complex in Tennerton on Saturday, August 20th at 4 p.m. and Sunday, August 21 at 4 p.m.

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Lisa Cain Edward Jones, UniFirst Corporation tie to start fourth-quarter race

Both the UniFirst Corporation and Lisa Cain Edwards Jones teams enjoyed massive scoring days on the course at Buckhannon Country Club this past Wednesday, August 3; with each team racking up 20 points apiece to tie for the lead in the Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League fourth-quarter points race.

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Hawkins earns a hard-fought payday in second annual Jim Stout Memorial Race

Fans filed into the grandstands at Kerans’ Elkins Raceway last weekend on Saturday July 30, as all eyes were on the Super Late Model division field with a competitive field of 23 drivers vying for bragging rights in the second annual Jim Stout Memorial race, which featured a $5,037 payout awarded the winner.

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Greene, Binns collect wins in youth races at Elkins Raceway

A pair of young racers made their way to victory lane in their respective youth divisions last Saturday, July 30 at Kerans’ Elkins Raceway.

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American Legion Post 7 season comes to a close at state tournament

The Buckhannon American Legion Post 7 baseball team, a group that turned in its most successful season in over a decade, saw its run through the state tournament come to a close last week with a pair of losses to South Charleston Post 94 and Parkersburg Post 15.

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Post #7 heading to states after winning Area Five Championship

General Manager Kevin Boring, Coaches David and Danny Marple and the Buckhannon American Legion Post #7 team punched their ticket to the state tournament for the first time in over a decade last week after coming out on top of a best of three game Area Five Championship series with rival Elkins Post #29.

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Upsets complicate Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League third-quarter race

As has been proven time and time again this season of ever-competitive the Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League, anyone can beat anyone on any given week.

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Bennett, Vincent and Zuliani lead BSC Splashers to third-place in NCWV Swimming Championships

The Buckhannon Swim Club Splashers hosted hundreds of swimmers from 13 teams at the North Central West Virginia Swimming Championship meet at the Upshur County Recreation Pool.

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Radosevic named WVWC Director of Sports Information

Martin Radosevic has been hired as the next Director of Sports Information for West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) Athletics, WVWC Athletic Director Randy Tenney announced Wednesday.

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Post #7 win over Charleston Post #65 in regular season finale

The boys representing the Buckhannon American Legion Post #7 baseball team rebounded from three consecutive losses with a win over Charleston Post #65 last Sunday, July 17.

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UCBYS inaugural summer camp enjoys massive turnout

Sponsors, coaches and volunteers poured their blood, sweat, and tears into organizing the inaugural Upshur County Youth Baseball and Softball (UCYBS) summer camp, which kicked off last Monday, July 11 and wrapped up on Wednesday, July 13.

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Body Armor to host open house at the end of July

Body Armor moved to its new location at 191 Vicksburg Road in Buckhannon, with an expansion in classes and services.

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Late score leads to heartbreak for Post #7 against Elkins Post #29

The Buckhannon Post #7 Senior American Legion baseball team traveled to Elkins to square off against Post #29 this past Wednesday, July 13.

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Big 12 Media Day offers first glimpse of WVU Football’s 2022 depth chart

With college football right around the corner, West Virginia Head Football Coach Neal Brown and his staff publicly released the first depth chart for the 2022 season ahead of Big 12 Media Day in Dallas, offering pundits and fans alike a chance to analyze how position battles are shaping up after spring practices.

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Post #7 earns 10-run win against Clarksburg Post #13, 16-6

The boys of the Buckhannon American Legion Post #7 Senior baseball team picked up a massive win against Clarksburg Post #13.

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Green, Currence win Elkins Raceway Youth Mini-Mod races

The Youth Mini-Mod races at Kerans’ Elkins Raceway have long been a big draw, offering kids a chance to put their skills to the test against other aspiring young racers.

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River Jaxx 13-U Baseball nabs runner-up honors at Myrtle Beach

The boys and coaching staff for the 13-and-under River Jaxx traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to compete in the Ripken Experience tournament, which kicked off on Monday, July 4 and wrapped up with the championship game on Friday, July 8.

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Half-point separates top three in Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League standings

The top three in the Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League standings stood firm after the matches last Wednesday, July 6.

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BSC Splashers shine despite limited roster at three-team meet

The Buckhannon Swim Club Splashers were back in action last Tuesday, July 5, traveling to compete in a tri-meet with the Fairmont Field Club and the Clarksburg Swim Team.

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Senior Legion Post #7 team splits double-header

The Buckhannon Senior Legion Post #7 team was back in action this past Saturday, July 9, as they traveled to John Marshall for a pair of games with Post #3 and Post #45 at John Marshall High School.

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Parke selected to America’s Team Athletic Outreach Program

One of Buckhannon-Upshur’s very own, Gabby Parke, was part of an exclusive group of young ladies selected for a very prestigious athletic honor, as she was chosen by Coach Kelly Tolar, the assistant women’s Basketball Coach at Clarendon College to compete on America’s Team girl’s basketball team in the summer of 2023.

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16-U Softball Team competes in Firecracker Frenzy Tournament

The Diamond Dream 16-and-under team traveled to Charleston on Saturday, July 2 for the Firecracker Frenzy holiday tournament. Diamond Dream player three games on Saturday, ending the tournament with a 1-2 overall record, with both losses coming in heartbreaking fashion.

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Diamond Dream 14-U Softball drop close contest, 3-2

The Diamond Dream 14-and-under Softball Team, coached by Billy Beachler, Danny Marple, and Levi Abel was back in action this past Sunday, July 3 against the W.Va. Dusters 14-and-under squad.

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BSC Splashers earn 21 event wins in road meet

The Buckhannon Swim Club Splashers were back in action Tuesday, June 28 as they hit the road for an away meet with the Clarksburg Country Club Swim Team.

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Big weeks shake up Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League standings

With a 19 1/2 to 13 1/2 win over Baker Tilly, the First Community Bank team seized sole control of the top of the Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League standings through the second week of the third quarter of play.

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Little Lady Bucs 12-U Softball sweeps doubleheader

TENNERTON — Back on Wednesday, June 29 the Little Lady Buccaneers 12-and-under softball team welcomed Bridgeport to Tennerton for a home doubleheader. Coaches Brian McQuain, Chris Brown, Levi Bender, and Sarah Kesling had their group of girls ready to play as they swept both of the day’s games against Bridgeport.

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Saturday Night Thunder at Elkins Raceway

Spectators filled the grandstands, as the fall of a waving green flag marked the start of Saturday, July 2 Thunder in the Mountains races at Elkins Raceway, kicking off another month of paint-trading action with a bang.

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BSC Splashers welcome Shinnston Sharks to Upshur County

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon Swim Club Splashers welcomed the Shinnston Sharks Swim Team on Thursday, June 23, 2022. In total the Splashers won 9 relay events. The happenings of the meet are below.

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Three Bobcats selected to USTFCCCA All-Region Team

NEW ORLEANS, La. — West Virginia Wesleyan sprinters Faith Gandy, Ny’Tierra Hobbs and Tanner Faulkiner were named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Atlantic Region Team, on Wednesday (June 22).

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B-U’s Diamond Dealers 13-U Baseball Team wins Elkins Invitational

ELKINS — The Diamond Dealers 13-and-under Baseball Team, coached by Charles Conaway, Jacob Atkins, Lisa Biller and Pete Sandy, put together an impressive trip to the Diamond Dealers Invitational held at Elkins High School, winning the 13-and-under championship last weekend.

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Upshur County Summer Basketball League hosts 2022 season opener

TENNERTON — After months of fundraising, planning, organizing, and putting out the word, League Director Mitchell Shaw has grown the Upshur County Summer Basketball League to feature fourteen teams in the 2022 season.

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Fans pack the track for action-packed weekend at Elkins Raceway

KERANS — Gates opened at 3 p.m. this past Saturday, June 25, at the Elkins Raceway in Kerans, West Virginia as fans came out to the track in droves for an extra special night of gripping dirt-track.

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Bryant takes second in Bullseye competition Open Championship Tournament

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Thousands of student-archers congregated in Louisville’s Kentucky Exposition Center this past weekend to take part in The National Archery in Schools Program Open Championship Tournament, which ran from Thursday, June 23 through Saturday, June 25.

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Lisa Cain Edwards Jones jumps to the top of Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League

TENNERTON — The Lisa Cain Edward Jones team jumped to the top of the first third-quarter Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League standings after putting together a huge scoring week against High Point Construction.

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Buckhannon Legion Post #7 sweeps doubleheader against Wellsburg Legion Post #34

TENNERTON — The first match-up Saturday’s doubleheader took place in Tennerton and the Post #7 Legionnaires wasted no time building a comfortable 5-0 lead after just the first inning of play, despite only managing a single hit.

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Diamond Dream 14-U Softball goes 2-1 in three games weekend

TENNERTON — The girls of the 14-under Diamond Dream softball team kicked off a busy weekend of play with three games this past Saturday, June 25.

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BSC Splashers back in action against Bridgeport Swim

BRIDGEPORT — The Buckhannon Swim Club Splashers traveled to Bridgeport on Tuesday, June 21 for a date with the Bridgeport Swim Team.

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Team West Virginia enjoys standout week at 2022 Special Olympics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Team West Virginia recently had twenty-two athletes from across the state who earned the right to represent our state in Athletics, Bocce, Bowling, Golf and Swimming during the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex down in Orlando, Florida back on Sunday, June 5 to Sunday, June 12.

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BSC Splashers look sharp instorm-shortened home-meet

TENNERTON — The Splashers of the Buckhannon Swimming Club (BSC) continue to impress in the early stages of the 2022 Summer season, as they largely got the best of their Club Mountaineer Swimming counterparts in a storm-shortened home meet back on Thursday, June 16.

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12-U Softball Team splits doubleheader with rival

WESTON — Head Coach Chris Brown and his Buckhannon-Upshur 12-and-under Little Lady Buccaneers softball team split their recent road doubleheader with rival Lewis County back on Sunday, June 12.

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BSC Splashers sweep Lake Floyd Swim Club

LAKE FLOYD — Last Tuesday, on June 14 the Buckhannon Swim Club Splashers traveled to Harrison County to square off against the Lake Floyd Swim Club.

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Kid’s Candy Rush event generates a buzz at Elkins Raceway

KERANS — The usual break-neck racing action at Elkins Raceway took a brief pause during the regularly scheduled intermission between races to celebrate the youth, as track staff dumped over 5,000 pieces of candy along the front stretch and allowed the kids to fill containers to their hearts delight.

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Custom Cabinets wins second-quarter Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League

TENNERTON — Although Custom Cabinets suffered a slight setback to the First Community Bank team last Wednesday, June 15; their pain was eased by officially taking home the second-quarter title in the Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League. Custom Cabinets held on to their commanding points lead with 97 1/2 points, in spite of the 16 1/2 to 15 loss to the First Community Bank team.

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B-UHS’ Gillum takes seventh in the 800m dash at Adidas Outdoor Nationals

GREENSBORO, N.C. —Even after the conclusion of the 2022 track season, Buckhannon-Upshur High School junior track standout Jordan Gillum looks for ways to work on his craft.

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Hudson becomes WVWC Softball’s first Academic All-American since 2016

AUSTIN, Texas — West Virginia Wesleyan pitcher Hannah Hudson was named to the Second Team Academic All-America® softball team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Tuesday, June 7.

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135 WVWC Spring student athletes named to MEC Academic Awards List

BRIDGEPORT — The Mountain East Conference revealed its All-MEC Academic Teams and the Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the spring 2022 semester on Wednesday (June 15).

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Buckhannon native joins Best Virginia #TBT team

TENNERTON — Buckhannon’s own Tanner McGrew recently announced his intentions to play for the Best Virginia team in the $1-million dollar “The Basketball Tournament”. This year’s edition of the #TBT is scheduled to tip off on July 16, with the championship game set for August 2.

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Body Armor MMA to offer new classes

BUCKHANNON — Body Armor MMA is now offering two fit-tastic activities, Jiu-Jitsu and Body Armor Functional Fitness classes.

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All-in basketball workshop to be held at SYCC

BUCKHANNON — Lacey Tenney is offering an All-in basketball workshop at Stockert Youth and Community Center on July 7. Tenney stated, “I know sports camps can be expensive, but I want everyone to have the opportunity to learn and enjoy the sport I love so much!”

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Splashers split first event of the summer with Elkins Otters

ELKINS — The Buckhannon Swim Club Splashers kicked their 2022 season with a date with the Elkins Otters Swim Team last Thursday, June 9.

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Upshur County Youth Baseball Spring Season Recap

TENNERTON — Standings and results are in for the 2022 Upshur County Youth Baseball League’s Spring season.

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Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League: week 9 update

TENNERTON — The team representing Custom Cabinets once again proved their status as the team to beat last Wednesday, June 8 as they racked up their third straight dominant win after beating High Point Construction 20 to 12.

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Players from across W.Va. flock to B-U for McGrew’s basketball camp

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur High School and West Virginia Wesleyan College alumni, professional basketball player Tanner McGrew teamed up with fellow former MEC standouts Jamel Morris and Will Vorhees, as well as two notable female hoopers in Stephanie Anderson and Emily Stoller, to hold an individual basketball camp at Buckhannon-Upshur High School, that started on June 1 and ran through June 3.

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Ball wins MVP of Region 1 All-Star softball game

BUFFALO — Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneers softball senior star and recent Davis & Elkins College commit Robin Ball took full advantage of her last time donning the blue and white in Thursday, June, West Virginia Regional High School All-Star softball game.

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Calef-Boring named to Big 10 All-Conference Second-Team

TENNERTON — With the conclusion of the 2022 West Virginia boy’s prep baseball season, postseason awards and honors were announced by the Big 10 Conference earlier this week.

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Tenney named 2022 John L. Tenney Memorial Award winner

TENNERTON — On Friday, May 27, Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS) senior Cameron Tenney added his name to a very exclusive, hallowed list of Buccaneer baseball greats to have won the John L. Tenney Memorial Baseball Award.

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UC Youth Baseball, Softball League officially open Fall Ball sign-ups

TENNERTON — The Upshur County Youth Baseball and Softball League has announced that it has opened registration for the upcoming Fall season. The league is planning to organize 12-and-under, 10-and-under, 8-and-under and 6-and-under divisions for baseball, while softball division structure might slightly differ from baseball depending on participation.

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Lady Bucs Lax program strongly represented on 2022 W. Va. All-State teams

TENNERTON — While Head Coach Jamie Greene and his 17-2 Lady Buccaneers lacrosse team fell just short of bringing home the state championship, the praise and postseason honors and awards continue to roll in for this talented group of local young ladies.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Jordan Gillum

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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American Legion Post #7 baseball team no-hits Kingwood in season opener

TENNERTON — Manager Kevin Boring, head coach Danny Marple, and their American Legion Post #7 staff and team started their season with a bang as Isaac Lane and Brady Hurst combined to pitch a no-hitter against Kingwood Post #56 on last Wednesday, June 1 at William E. Phillips Memorial Field.

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Autograph night a big draw for Elkins Raceway’s Saturday Night Thunder

ELKINS — Spectators flocked to the Elkin Raceway grandstands for last Saturday’s autograph night last Saturday, June 4 as many fans took advantage of the opportunity to meet and get items signed by their favorite drivers. As the evening wore on, drivers began to turn their attention away from their adoring fans and towards the nights action.

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2022 Buccaneer running camp to start in July

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS) Cross Country program and their sponsor Country Roads Physical Therapy will be holding a week-long running camp at the high school, starting on Monday, July 11 and lasting until Friday, July 15.

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St. Joseph’s Hospital to provide free sports physicals

BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital will be providing free sports physicals for Buckhannon-Upshur Middle and High School students on Wednesday, June 8, between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m.

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Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League week 8 update

TENNERTON — For the second straight week, Custom Cabinets picked up another big win. Custom Cabinets defeated Hank Ellis Insurance by a score of 20 to 13 1/2 to stay atop the Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League points standings for a second consecutive week with 62 1/2 total points.

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“Saturday Night Thunder” kicks off delayed start to 2022 season at Elkins Raceway

ELKINS – After several weekends of postponements due to inclement weather, 2022 regular season racing at the nearby Elkins Raceway finally got underway with the “Thunder in the Mountains” Memorial Day event last weekend on Saturday, May 28.

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13-U Diamond Dealers teams with BWWs for fundraiser

BUCKHANNON — The 13-and-under Diamond Dealers baseball team will be holding a fundraising event in conjunction with Buffalo Wild Wings on Wednesday, June 15 from 4 to 9 p.m.

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B-UMS Volleyball to host summer workouts for prospective players

BUCKHANNON — Head Coach Sheena Westfall and her Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buccaneers volleyball program is planning a summer workout program for any prospective players entering the sixth, seventh, or eighth-grades.

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Kimble, McDaniels headline 2022 Big 10 All-Conference Softball Team

TENNERTON — Two members of head coach Levi Bender’s 2022 Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buccaneers softball team were named to the Big 10 All-Conference team that was released last Wednesday, May 25. Both senior Shelby McDaniels and sophomore Jansen Kimble earned all-conference selections after tremendous 2022 campaigns.

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Marksmen compete at the Mountaineer Strawberry 2700 Championships

PEEL TREE — Marksman from around the nation congregated near the Upshur County/Barbour County line, at the White Horse Firearms Center Range for the Brassmaster “Strawberry Shoot,” as part of the 80th Strawberry Festival Celebration on May 21 and 22. The Strawberry Shoot, is the nickname for the two-day shooting competition officially known as the Mountaineer Strawberry 2700 Championships.

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11 competitors qualify for the W. Va. State Irish Road Bowling Championships

BUCKHANNON — The age old Irish tradition of Road Bowling continues to thrive in North Central West Virginia, as a packed field of competitors of all ages came out to take part in the Strawberry Festival Irish Road Bowling Qualifier, which got underway Saturday May 21 at 4 PM.

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B-UHS to offer summer soccer camp

TENNERTON — This summer marks the return of B-UHS summer soccer camp and is open to players entering first through eighth grade during the next coming school year.

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Fantastic weather, touching moments highlight 2022 W. Va. Special Olympics Summer Games

CHARLESTON — The SOWV (Special Olympics West Virginia) helped their 2022 Summer Games, a 1-day event on this past Sunday, May 22, 2022, in Charleston at Laidley Field. Participating athletes competed in various track and field events, as well as bocce, baggo and softball.

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WVWC Football releases 2022 schedule

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan football announced the schedule that will be played in the fall of 2022. The schedule features 11 games including 10 against Mountain East Conference competition.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 5-28-2022

Reese Hutson and The 4x400-meter Buccaneers Track Relay Team

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Little Lady Bucs 11-U Softball Team wraps up undefeated season

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur 11-and-under Little Lady Buccaneers softball team, sponsored by AFP, earned a tournament championship with two wins in as many days, beating Elkins in the opening round by a score of 10-1 back on Saturday, May 21 before shutting out Philip-Barbour on Sunday, May 22.

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Lady Bucs LAX nearly miss WVSLA Championship

ELKINS — Head Coach Jamie Greene’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneers Lacrosse Team fell just short of bringing a WVSLA state championship to Tennerton, losing to the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears by a final score of 17-5 in a neutral site game this past Saturday, May 21 at Davis and Elkins College.

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Rain delays interfere with start of the 2022 season at Elkins Raceway

ELKINS — Local racing enthusiasts will have had to wait just a bit longer than usual to enjoy the annual exciting, paint-trading action at the nearby Elkins raceway this summer, as the 2022 season opener has been continually delayed due to rain impacting the safety of track conditions.

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WVWC to hold summer volleyball camp

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats volleyball program will be hosting a summer youth camp for players ages 8 to 18. Starting June 26 and running until June 29 at the Main Gym in the Rockefeller Center.

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Bucs 4x400 Relay Team secure state championship, team shines at 2022 state meet

CHARLESTON — The athletes representing the Buckhannon-Upshur High School track team outperformed all pre-meet predictions in the 2022 West Virginia Track and Field Championships at Charleston’s Laidley Field, which started on Thursday, May 19 and lasted until Saturday, May 21.

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Pitts, Andrick represent Tennis Bucs at State Championships

CHARLESTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers Tennis Team duo of Caden Andrick and Aden Pitts, recently represented B-U at the 2022 West Virginia State High School Championships, which started on Thursday, May 12 and wrapped up on Saturday, May 14. The pair of Bucs posted strong showings at the Kanawha City Community Center Tennis Facility.

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B-UMS Track Teams wrap up successful season

BRIDGEPORT — Head coach Taylor Stacy’s young Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers track teams enjoyed a very successful 2022 season, which recently came to a close with the Harry Green Invitational held on Bridgeport back on Saturday, May 14.

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Lady Bucs cap off successful year at 2022 State Meet

TENNERTON — For the latest senior stars in the storied tradition of girls track teams for Buckhannon-Upshur High School, the West Virginia State Meet held this past weekend at Charleston’s Laidley Field, was one last opportunity to showcase their ability on the biggest stage in WVSSAC track and field competition.

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Buckhannon-Upshur YBA breaks ground on field renovations

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Youth Baseball and Softball Association has announced that they have officially broken ground and started the planned $25,000 upgrade to their fields and facilities.

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Seven B-UHS athletes sign to continue in collegiate sports

TENNERTON — On Tuesday, May 17, seven Buckhannon-Upshur High School student-athletes signed letters of intent to continue their careers on the collegiate level.

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B-UHS Athletic Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2021

TENNERTON — Athletic giants of the community congregated last Saturday, May 14 at 6 p.m. for the 18th Annual Buckhannon-Upshur Athletic Hall-of-Fame Ceremony.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 5-21-2022

Reis Leonard and Emma Corder

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B-UHS Track Teams take Class AAA, Region I meet by storm Several Bucs qualify for states

MORGANTOWN — Athletes representing Buckhannon-Upshur High School Track Team had quite the showing last Tuesday, May 12 in the Class AAA Region I meet at Mylan Park in Morgantown, with several individuals and relay teams punching their ticket to the University of Charleston’s Laidley Field for the West Virginia State Track Meet this coming Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22.

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B-UHS E-Sports Call of Duty Team finishes fifth at Nationals

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School E-Sports Call of Duty “Team A” took a fifth-place finish in the High School E-Sports League’s National Tournament, compiling a 1-2 record over the span of three matches against some of the best gaming competition from around the country, to conclude their first full year of competition.

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WVWC’s Hobbs qualifies for NCAA Outdoor Championships in 100-meter dash

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — After a standout 2022 campaign, West Virginia Wesleyan sophomore sprinter Ny’Tierra Hobbs qualified in the 100-meter dash for the three-day NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships meet hosted by Grand Valley State in Allendale, Michigan, starting on Thursday, May 26 to Saturday, May 28.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Miranda Greene

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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WVWC to offer summer tennis camps

BUCKHANNON — This summer West Virginia Wesleyan’s assistant tennis coach Emanuel Mallya will be offering area youth both private and group tennis lessons. Lessons will be for ages 5 and up and will be held at the indoor tennis court at WVWC.

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LAX Lady Bucs punch ticket to state title with win over St. Albans, 14-1

TENNERTON — After head coach Jamie Greene’s #1-seeded Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneer lacrosse team (16-1, 12-0 in WVSLA play) won their opening round playoff game with Harrison County, originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 11th via forfeit.

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B-UMS Softball claims three consecutive wins, move to 15-1

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buccaneers softball team claimed three huge victories at the start of the month to move to 15-1 on the 2022 campaign.

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Softball Lady Bobcats see 2022 season come to an end in NCAA Regional Final

KUTZTOWN, Pa. — The West Virginia Wesleyan softball team (38-18-1) successful season came to an end as the Lady Bobcats were eliminated in the NCAA Tournament by the Atlantic Region’s number one seed and host, Kutztown (Pa.) (40-13) on Saturday, May 14 at North Campus Field in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

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Bob Cupp Memorial names first quarter winner

BUCKHANNON — On Wednesday, May 11, Bob Cupp Memorial hosted week 5 of play. During the match, Hank Ellis Insurance beat Lisa Cain Edwards with a score of 18.

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Bucs LAX collects opening round playoff win against St. Albans

ST. ALBANS — The race for the West Virginia State Lacrosse Championship is underway with the opening round of the West Virginia Scholastic Lacrosse Association tournament.

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Lady Bobcats Softball hold off Mercyhurst in NCAA Regional “nail-biter”

KUTZTOWN, Pa. — Taylor Swartz’s sacrifice fly error was the difference in the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats (37-16-1) softball team’s NCAA Atlantic Region opening round victory over Mercyhurst (32-15) on Thursday, May 12 at the North Campus Field in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

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Little Lady Bucs 11-U Softball Team trounce rival, 16-1

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur 11-and-under Little Lady Buccaneers Softball Team (14-5) led rival Lewis County wire-to-wire en route to a dominate with a 16-1 home win last week on Thursday, May 5.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 5-14-2022

Carter Zuliani and Cameron Zuliani

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Varsity Bucs claim pair of rivalry wins against Elkins, Lewis counties

TENNERTON — Head Coach Adam Squire’ Buckhannon-Upshur High School Varsity Buccaneer Baseball Team (7-16) picked up a pair of huge rivalry wins last week against Elkins and Lewis County last week on Wednesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 5, respectively.

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B-UMS Little Bucs dominate Elkins, 11-3

TENNERTON — Young third baseman Haiden Tenney posted a strong 4-5 mark at the plate, as the head coach Jason Westfall’s Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School baseball team (7-7) defeated the Elkins Middle School Tigers at home by a final score of 11-3 last Thursday, May 5.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Gaidian Adams

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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Hudson Wins MEC Pitcher of the Year, Warner selected as MEC Coach of the Year

BRIDGEPORT — It would be safe to say that the MEC Conference tournament runners-up WVWC Lady Bobcats softball was well-represented on the list of MEC softball accolades. As the league office announced its awards and accolades this past Thursday, May 5.

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Track Bucs claim Big X Conference Championship

GRAFTON — Head Coach Patty Wager’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School Track Team won seven total events, en route to winning the Big 10 Conference Championship meet overall team title back on Friday, May 6 after amassing a staggering 132 team points. Wager’s Bucs were the only one of the thirteen team field to top the 100-team point milestone.

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B-UMS Baseball drops home heartbreaker to Tucker County, 7-6

TENNERTON — Head Coach Jason Westfall and his Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Baseball Team (7-6) played host to the Tucker Valley Middle School Wildcats this past Wednesday, May 4.

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B-UHS to host 18th Annual Hall of Fame Induction

TENNERTON — The Hall of Fame Class of 2021will be inducting students at the 18th Annual Induction Banquet on Saturday May 14, 2022. The banquet will take place at the B-U High School at 6 p.m.

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Track Lady Bucs capture third-place honors in Big X Championship

GRAFTON — Head Coach Jackie Zuliani has guided the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneers Track Team as they have built an impeccable resume throughout the course of the 2022 campaign.

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Lady Bucs trounce George Washington, University to move to 15-1

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers walloped the host George Washington Patriots lacrosse team by a final score of 18-4 in Thursday’s league match.

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Bob Cupp Memorial League sees week four of play

BUCKHANNON — Week 4 results for the Bob Cupp Memorial League are in. On Wednesday, May 4, Lisa Cain Edward Jones won with an overall score of 14.5 against Baker Tilly with a 19.5. Custom Cabinets took second with a score of 15 followed closely behind by High Point Construction and Feola’s Flowers tying with a 15.5.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Madelyn Frye

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 5-7-2022

Julien Larcher and Hannah Walton

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Lady Bucs earn consecutive home victories

TENNERTON — After a pair of losses to Bridgeport and Fairmont Senior on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 respectively, head coach Levi Bender’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneer Softball Team (9-12) claimed home back-to-back victories against Big 10 Conference foes Robert C. Byrd and Preston County to get back to their winning wash.

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Bucs Track Team claims 11 wins in home-meet

TENNERTON — Head coach Patty Wager’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School track team picked up another win in the small seven-team meet as the Buccaneers hosted at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Field last week on Tuesday, April 26.

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Bobcat Softball locks up MEC regular season crown

BRIDGEPORT — The Mountain East Conference announced the 2022 postseason conference tournament schedule on Tuesday (May 3).

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Adcock collects ninth multi-goal game of 2022

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats lacrosse team (3-10, 0-7 MEC) fell to Frostburg State (8-6, 6-1 MEC) last week on Wednesday, April 27 at Ross Field.

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Mountain East Conference Track & Field Championships: Recap

GLENVILLE — The West Virginia Wesleyan track and field team wrapped up three days of competition at the Mountain East Conference Track and Field Championships at I.L & Sue Morris Stadium at Glenville State University.

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Lady Bucs Track collect overall team title at home-meet

TENNERTON — Head Coach Jackie Zuliani’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School track team picked up another win in the small seven-team meet they Lady Buccaneers hosted at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Field last week on Tuesday, April 26.

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Bob Cupp Memorial League: Week 3 results

BUCKHANNON — The week three results are in for the Bob Cupp Memorial League. On April 27, 2022 the competing teams continued to show progress with competitive matchups.

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Interim tag removed as Spencer becomes Men’s Soccer Head Coach

BUCKHANNON —West Virginia Wesleyan Athletics and Interim President Dr. James Moore announced Josh Spencer to take over as permanent head coach for the WVWC men’s soccer team on Wednesday (May 4).

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Bucs rebound with 12-2 win against Brooke

GRAFTON — For many casual local sports fans, the games often only matter at the end of the season when reviewing overall records or stats.

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Blue Lady Bucs 8-U Softball dominate Elkins

BUCKHANNON — The Upshur County girl’s 8 and under youth softball team, the Blue Lady Bucs, were back at it again on Friday, April 29. The team dominated their game against the 8-U Elkins Softball team, that took place in Buckhannon.

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Nine Acrobatics & Tumbling athletes named to NCATA Academic Honor Roll

EUGENE, Ore. — The National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) announced its Academic Honor Roll for the 2022 season on Monday, April 25.

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Little Lady Bucs 11-U Softball dominate Bridgeport

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur 11-and-under softball team picked up wins 12 and 13 on the season this past week, as they blew out the Bridgeport Little Indians in a pair of meetings on Monday, April 25 and Wednesday, April 27.

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B-UHS LAX to host fundraiser, accepting donations

BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon-Upshur Boys Lacrosse teams are currently accepting monetary donations and will be hosting an online fundraiser slated to begin Monday, August 1.

147     0

B-UHS Athlete of the Week 4-30-2022

Gaidian Adams and Brayden Hamer

145     0

Lady Bucs collect seven total victories, gain team title at 2022 Patriot Classic

CHARLESTON — Head Coach Jackie Zuliani led her red-hot Lady Buccaneer track and field team into the Friday, April 22, Patriot Classic held at Charleston’s Laidley Field with high expectations.

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Lady Bucs LAX score road win against St. Albans, move to 13-1

ST. ALBANS — Head Coach Jamie Greene and assistant coach Dave Lewellyn had led their 2022 Lady Buccaneers lacrosse team to an impressive 12-1 leading up to the Friday, April 22 scheduled road trip to face off against the St. Albans High School Red Dragons.

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Upshur Co. Youth Tee-Ball Central Supply, Ace Aggregates square off

TENNERTON – Upshur County’s youth tee-ball teams for children ages four to six are enjoying an outstanding start to the spring.

144     0

WVWC Track Teams score slew of top placements at 2022 Mountaineer Showcase

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia Wesleyan track & field team wrapped up a two-day event at West Virginia University, where they participated in the Mountaineer Showcase on both Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23.

146     0

Big first inning pushes Lady Bobcats to game two win

BUCKHANNON — An eight-run inning in game two helped the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats Softball Team (27-12-1, 17-5 MEC) mercy run-rule the Charleston Golden Eagles (25-17, 17-9 MEC) this past Saturday, April 23 at Culpepper Field.

158     0

Tennis Bobcats secure MEC Tournament bid with win against D&E

ELKINS — The WVWC Bobcats Tennis Team took down Davis & Elkins on Friday, April 22 to secure a bid into the Mountain East Conference tournament.

135     0

Bucs collect seven wins, gain team title at the 2022 Patriot Classic

CHARLESTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buc Track and Field team traveled to Laidley Field in Charleston last Friday, April 22 for the 2022 edition of the Patriot Classic track meet. The Bucs collected seven total wins, four coming in individual events and the other three coming in relay races.

149     0

Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Chloe Cale

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

159     0

B-U Little Lady Bucs Softball collect a pair of wins over Elkins

ELKINS — The 11-under Little Lady Bucs, lead by the coaching staff of: Brian McQuain, Chris Brown, and Sarah Kesling, claimed a pair of victories this past Sunday, April 24 in Elkins during a road double-header.

147     0

Spencer named Interim Head Men’s Soccer Coach

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College Director of Athletics Randy Tenney named Josh Spencer interim head coach of the WVWC men’s soccer team on Monday, April 25.

151     0

MGA dominates at Spring into States meet

DELMONT Pa. — Gymnasts from Mountain Gymnastics Academy brought back 12 gold, 4 silver and 17 bronze medals to central West Virginia from their performance at the Spring into States meet on April 23 and 24 in Delmont, Pa.

144     0

Donnen, Marple, Westfall throw combined no-hitter, dominate Elkins, 15-5

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Baseball Bucs entered last Wednesday’s match-up, April 20, against rival Elkins looking to bounce back following a tough outing against George Washington at home the previous Saturday, April 16.

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WVWC Tennis Coach presented with court dedication

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College and the WVWC Tennis Program received a generous donation to rename court five after the Bobcat legend Jim Smith.

148     0

Coach Davis releases 2022 B-UHS summer football schedule

TENNERTON — Following a rollercoaster 3-7 2021-22 season, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School football coaching staff is in the early stages of organizing their summer offseason workout program.

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WVWC enshrines Class of 2020, 2021 Hall of Fame inductees in emotional ceremony

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College welcomed both the inductees representing the classes of 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame back to Buckhannon this past week to be enshrined together as part of the school’s Homecoming Week for festivities on Thursday, April 21.

142     0

B-UHS E-sports Team earns right to play for National Championship

TENNERTON — In the hyper-competitive high school E-Sports league (HSEL), Buckhannon-Upshur High School’s Project Leviathan Gaming has quickly established themselves as a one of the fastest rising programs in the country.

152     0

Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League completes competitive first two weeks

BUCKHANNON — Since league play opened up just over two weeks ago, the teams participating the 2022Buckhannon Country Club’s Bob Cupp Memorial Golf have been showing off just how competitive this league is, as several of the matches within the open two weeks decided by thin matches.

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WVWC’s Hudson named MEC’s Pitcher of the Week

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan senior pitcher Hannah Hudson was named the Mountain East Conference Pitcher of the Week last Monday, April 18 for the second time this season; after previously earning the honor on March 15.

131     0

Little Lady Bucs Softball Team sweep triple-header held at LC

WESTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur 11-and-under Little Lady Buccaneer softball coaching staff, consisting of Brian McQuain, Chris Brown and Sarah Kesling boast a team that is loaded with young talent across the board.

149     0

Lady Bucs Tennis picks up 3 straight wins, fall to rival Lewis County, John Marshall

WESTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School girl’s tennis team is talented and competitive but is young and inexperienced.

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Bucs Tennis Team bounce back after first loss of 2022, improve to 12-1

WESTON — The highly-touted, veteran Buckhannon-Upshur High School Boy’s Tennis Team faced a full slate of games last week.

148     0

Lady Bucs LAX Team bounces back from first loss, dominate John Marshall, 20-1

GLENDALE — Coming off a shocking home loss to the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears back on Friday, March 15; The Lady Buccaneers (10-1, 8-0 in WVSLA play) collected themselves ahead of Tuesday, April 19’s scheduled road trip to take on the John Marshall Monarchs.

145     0

WVWC outduel Frostburg State in “Battle of the Bobcats,” 6-1

FROSTBURG, Md. — The WVWC men’s tennis team looked like the definition of competitive greatness in the “Battle of the Bobcats,” as they swept Frostburg State in their road matchup on Wednesday, April 20.

143     0

B-UHS Athlete of the Week 4-23-2022

Taiwo Babawale-Thropp and Jansen Kimble

158     0

Oliveto, Shreve and Zuliani shine as Lady Bucs win five-team home meet

TENNERTON — The Lady Buccaneers Track Team welcomed East Fairmont, Tygart Valley, Pocahontas County and Pendleton County to Tennerton for a small, five-team meet this past Tuesday, April 12.

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Lady Bucs Softball claims blowout victory over Bridgeport, 10-2

TENNERTON — Head Coach Levi Bender and the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneer softball team (6-5) welcomed Big 10 Conference rivals, the Bridgeport Indians (2-5), to town last Wednesday, April 13.

165     0

Lady Bucs LAX upset by Fairmont Senior, 14-7

TENNERTON — For the first time in the 2022 campaign, Head Coach Jamie Greene’s Lady Buccaneers Lacrosse Team tasted defeat, losing a battle of the West Virginia Scholastic Lacrosse Association’s top two teams to the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears on their home turf.

157     0

Bucs LAX scores home win over St. Albans, 14-8

TENNERTON — Head Coach D.J. Ray and the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Boy’s Lacrosse Team seem to have hit their stride, picking up their third win in four games, to bring the team’s overall record to 3-5 in the season.

167     0

WVWC A&T 450 Salto Toss Team wins Big 10 Championship, qualifies for NCATA National Championships

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan College Acrobatics and Tumbling program made history as its 450 Salto toss team, consisting of: Kayla Wade, Megan Miles, Tiara Stokes, Sydney McKinnon, Ali Ditchen and Cait Josef earned the first national NCATA qualification in program history.

159     0

Blandino, Thropp duo steal the show, Bucs win five-team home meet

TENNERTON — Head Coach Patty Wager’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School track team welcomed East Fairmont, Tygart Valley, Pocahontas County and Pendleton County to Tennerton as they hosted a home meet last Tuesday, April 12.

149     0

W. Va. spring gobbler season opens April 18, youth season opens April 16-17

SOUTH CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s spring gobbler season opens on April 18 and continues for five weeks to May 22, according to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR). Hunters can harvest one bearded bird per day with a season bag limit of two.

163     0

Rewind: WVWC Men’s Soccer

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan College Men’s Soccer program has certainly come a long way from its humble beginnings as an on-campus club sport in 1959.

147     0

Little Lady Bucs score pair of rivalry wins against Philip Barbour, Elkins to cap off undefeated week

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Girls’ Softball Team (3-1) entered this past week with two of their more anticipated games on their 2022 season schedule against Route #33 rivals, Philip Barbour and Elkin.

141     0

Baseball Bobcats end losing drought with win against the Golden Eagles

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan (2-25, 2-14 MEC) baseball team ended a 16-game losing streak to the University of Charleston Golden Eagles (22-8, 14-2 MEC) on Monday, April 11, marking the first victory over the Golden Eagles since 2017.

145     0

WVWC Softball rally in first game of a doubleheader, battle to a 1-1 draw in second game

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan (22-11-1, 12-4) softball team split a doubleheader with Davis & Elkins (16-21, 12-6) on Wednesday (April 13) evening at Culpepper Field.

152     0

B-UHS Athlete of the Week 4-16-2022

Clay Ware and Taylor Spratt

174     0

B-UHS Tennis Teams split home matches against North Marion

TENNERTON — Head Coach D.J. Rock’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School Tennis Teams welcomed the North Marion Huskies to Buckhannon last week on Wednesday, April 6.

131     0

Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Aden Pitts

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

155     0

Baseball Bucs fall to rival Philip Barbour, 14-4

TENNERTON — Head Coach Adam Squires’ Buckhannon-Upshur High School Buccaneers Baseball Team (3-6) welcomed their Route 33 opponent, the Philip Barbour Colts, to the home field this past Monday, April 11.

155     0

Lady Buccaneers Softball falls to Philip Barbour, 14-3

TENNERTON — Head Coach Levi Bender’s Lady Bucs Softball Team (6-4) took on their Route 33 neighbor and rivals, the Philip Barbour Colts, this past Monday, April 11.

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Multiple classes to be inducted into WVWC Hall of Fame

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College will hold a banquet and ceremony to induct both the class of 2020 and 2021 to the WVWC Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday, April 21 as part of the school’s Homecoming festivities.

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Lady Bucs Track Team wins 7-team home meet

TENNERTON — Head Coach Jackie Zuliani guided the Lady Bucs Track and Field Team to victory in a 7-team meet last Tuesday, April 5.

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Bucs Track Team collects 13 wins, dominate home meet win

ENNERTON — Head Coach Patty Wager’s Boy’s Track and Field Team cruised to a team victory last Tuesday, April 5. Collectively, the Bucs won a staggering 13 events, compiling 196 team points en route to successfully defending their home track against a 7-team field.

149     0

Abel hits pair of homers; Lady Bucs down East Fairmont, 19-3

TENNERTON – Coming off a split double-header against John Marshall and St. Clairsville, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Softball Team (4-4) turned their attention to their only game of the week against the East Fairmont Hornets.

149     0

Hines headlines 2021-22 Big 10 All-Conference Cheer Team

TENNERTON — Late this past week, the Big 10 Conference announced its all-conference cheerleading teams.

156     0

Varsity Bucs fall 6-5 to Hornets, JV Bucs record a 4-4 tie

FAIRMONT — In their first game back in familiar territory back Monday, April 4 following a spring break trip to the Ripken Experience tournament in Myrtle Beach, the Buckhannon-Upshur baseball team (3-4) took on the East Fairmont Hornets.

158     0

B-UHS Athlete of the Week 4-9-2022

Miranda Greene and Hank Phillips

153     0

Currence receives All-State Honorable Mention, McDaniels named First Team All-State

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur High School junior center Kendal Currence and senior guard Shelby McDaniels were recently named to the 2021-22 Class AAAA Girls All-State Basketball Team.

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Greene leads Lady Bucs LAX to 19-1 win over St. Albans

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls lacrosse team (5-0) welcomed the St. Albans Red Dragons to Tennerton this past Friday, April 1.

167     0

Bucs Tennis picks up wins against Liberty, University

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Boys Tennis Team was faced with a pair of big tests last week, in the form of matches against Liberty and University.

162     0

B-UHS alumna collects MEC Athlete of the Week Honors for Lady Bobcats Softball Team

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College Lady Bobcats Softball star Alli Robinson was selected as its Athlete of the Week.

163     0

Bucs return home following memorable spring break trip

MYRTLE BEACH, S. C. — The Buckhannon-Upshur High school Varsity Baseball Team returned home this weekend following their Ripken Experience Myrtle Beach break trip this past week.

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McGrew to give back to hometown by holding basketball camp

TENNERTON — Attention to all West Virginia basketball community members, a new, amazing opportunity for kids in fourth through twelfth grade, interested in furthering their development as players, has been created by one of Buckhannon’s own.

163     0

Lady Bucs rally in seventh inning, seal 10-6 win over Fairmont Senior

FAIRMONT — Last Thursday, March 31, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Softball Team (3-3) traveled North to take on the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears.

155     0

B-UHS Athlete of the Week 4-2-2022

Caden Andrick and Chloe Cale

175     0

Lady Bucs softball destroy rival in 22-3 win over Elkins

ELKINS — Senior shortstop Shelby McDaniels hit a grand slam over the left field fence, highlighting a dominant 2 hit, 5 RBI performance, leading the Lady Buccaneers over Route 33 rival Elkins, by a score of 22-3 on Wednesday, March 30.

151     0

B-UHS Track Team wins invitational, Lady Bucs finish fourth

WEST UNION — Both of the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Track Teams were back in action Friday, March 25, travelling to participate in the Doddridge County Invitational.

157     0

B-UHS Tennis Teams split matchups against Wheeling Park

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Tennis Teams were back in action Monday, March 21, as they welcomed the Wheeling Park Patriots to town.

164     0

Buckhannon- Upshur “Sport”-light: Catherine Oliveto

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

168     0

Lady Bucs LAX destroy Wheeling Park, Harrison County, move to 3-0

BUCKHANNON — Under the guidance of Head Coach Jamie Green, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Girl’s Lacrosse Team started the season off in dominant fashion, beating Capital on the road by a final score of 27-0 in their season opener back on Friday, March 18.

159     0

Linger continues to reign supreme in W. Va. Fuji BJJ competition

BUCKHANNON — Madisyn “Mady” Linger, a 10-year-old Buckhannon native, has continued to cement herself as one of West Virginia’s toughest combat sport youth athletes.

154     0

WVWC upsets Frostburg State on the road, notching third win of 2022

FROSTBRUG, Md. — The West Virginia Wesleyan Acrobatics and Tumbling team (3-2) collected a close, upset conference victory on the road over Frostburg State last Saturday, March 26, by a final score of 257.410-255.890.

156     0

Zuliani signs national letter of intent to swim, throw discus for Merrimack College

TENNERTON — After weighing her options, Buckhannon-Upshur High School stand-out athlete Cameron Zuliani has come to a final decision on what college her tremendous academic and athletic talents will call home for the next four years.

155     0

GSU earns first D-2 National Championship with win over Western Washington, 85-72

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Head Coach Kim Stephens and her #3-seeded Glenville State University Lady Pioneers basketball team (35-1) won the school’s first ever national championship in any sport, beating the #5-seeded Western Washington University Vikings (25-6) by a final score of 85-72 this past Friday, March 25 in the NCAA Division-2 Women’s Basketball Tournament final, held at the Bill Harris Arena in the Birmingham, Alabama Crossplex.

149     0

B-UHS to host annual golf scramble

The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Baseball team will be hosting the third annual golf scramble sponsored by Buckhannon Toyota. The event is to take place on May 21, 2022, at the Barbour County Country Club.

153     0

Four Lady Bobcats record multiple goal outing as WVWC cruises by Randolph, 15-7

LYNCHBURG, Va. — The West Virginia Wesleyan lacrosse team (2-3) won a scheduled non-conference matchup over Randolph (2-3) this past Saturday, March 26 at Wildcat Stadium in Lynchburg, Virginia.

133     0

B-UHS Track Teams dominate season opening meet

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Track Teams kicked their season off with a home meet this past Wednesday, March 23. The track Buccaneers season debut saw them welcome six teams from across West Virginia to Buckhannon to kick off the 2022 campaign.

186     0

B-UHS Athlete of the Week 3-26-2022

Isaac Lane and Samantha Shreve

207     0

Kimble throws a complete game shutout for 11-0 win against North Marion

TENNERTON — After collecting their first win of the season Tuesday, March 22 against Preston County, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Softball Team (1-3) was back in action, welcoming the North Marion Huskies to Tennerton on Thursday, March 24.

185     0

UCHAA closes regular season after cancelled event

The final regular season tournament for the Upshur County Homeschool Archery Association that was scheduled for March 12, 2022, in Roane County was cancelled due to a major snow event; however, the UCHAA team has had a great season overall during 2022.

190     0

B-UMS Baseball falls short against Tucker Valley, 6-4

HAMBLETON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Baseball Team (2-1) hit the road for a contest against Tucker Valley Middle School this past Thursday, March 24.

172     0

Body Armor MMA to offer new youth program

BUCKHANNON — Body Armor MMA will be starting a new youth MMA class, dubbed the Little Warriors program, for kids ages 4 to 6. The Little Warriors program is set to begin on April 2, 2022.

158     0

Bucs Baseball offensive firepower overwhelms Preston, 32-2

TENNERTON — After dropping a high scoring contest to the University Hawks in Morgantown, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School baseball team traveled to Preston County to take on the Knights on Tuesday, March 22.

196     0

B-UMS baseball claims victory in thriller over Philip Barbour, 8-7

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School baseball team opened their 2022 season at home against the Philip Barbour Colts last Saturday, March 19.

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Marple throws no-hitter as B-UMS softball steamrolls East Fairmont, 16-1

TENNERTON — Coming off a dominant 21-0 road win over Washington Irving, the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buccaneers softball team (1-0) returned to Tennerton Tuesday, March 22 for their 2022 home opener against the East Fairmont Hornets.

183     0

Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”- light: Zach Calef-Boring

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

183     0

Hurst named to Big 10 All-Conference First-Team

CLARKSBURG — This past Sunday, March 19, the Big 10 Conference announced their postseason awards and all-conference teams. Senior forward Lamar Hurst was the only Buccaneer named to either team.

177     0

Lady Bucs softball drop season opener to University

MORGANTOWN — Head Coach Levi Bender and the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneer softball team got their 2022 campaign underway with a trip up North for a contest against the University Hawks in the season opener.

174     0

B-UMS Softball dominates W. I. in 21-0 season opener

CLARKSBURG — Head Coach Jim Gregory and the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buccaneers softball team kicked off their season with a contest against the Washington Irving Hilltoppers last Thursday, March 17.

177     0

WVWC baseball gets swept in doubleheader against FSU

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia Wesleyan College baseball team (0-15, 0-4) dropped both games of their scheduled double-header with the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons (9-9, 4-0) at Mylan Park this past Sunday, March 20.

185     0

Hudson, O’Shields pitch complete games for WVWC Softball, sweep doubleheader with FSU

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan softball team (11-6-1, 2-0 MEC) took advantage of solid performances in the circle from both Hannah Hudson and Abigail O’Shields to take a doubleheader sweep of the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons (4-8, 0-2 MEC) last Friday, March 18.

183     0

Seven B-U youth wrestlers place at the W. Va. Junior Wrestling Championship

PARKERSBURG — Last weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13, the Buckhannon-Upshur youth wrestling team sent 9 competitors up North to Parkersburg to take part in the West Virginia Junior Wrestling Championships.

172     0

WVWC tennis teams protect home court against Bloomsburg

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan College tennis teams were back in action, returning to their home-court this last Wednesday, March 16 for a non-conference game against Bloomsburg University.

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Bobcat A&T team drops home meet to MEC front-runner Fairmont State Falcons

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan (2-2) acrobatics & tumbling team (2-2) fell to Fairmont State (5-1) by a score of 263.340-251.000 at the Rockefeller Center on this past Thursday, March 17.

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Bobcat A&T team drops home meet to MEC front-runner Fairmont State Falcons

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan (2-2) acrobatics & tumbling team (2-2) fell to Fairmont State (5-1) by a score of 263.340-251.000 at the Rockefeller Center on this past Thursday, March 17.

156     0

Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Cameron Zuliani

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they choose to play.

188     0

Bennett, Whitehair shine at W. Va. Short Course Championship

MORGANTOWN — Swimmers from around the state found themselves concentrated in Morgantown’s WVU Aquatic Center for the West Virginia Short Course championships.

190     0

Buckhannon- Upshur “Sport”-light: Ian Strader

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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Hudson earns MEC Pitcher of the Week honors after strong showing

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan College softball’s star senior pitcher Hannah Hudson was named Mountain East Conference Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday, March 15.

188     0

Three Lady Bucs, Head Coach earn major Big X Conference honors

BUCKHANNON — After putting together a senior season, in which she surpassed the 1,000-career point milestone and led Buckhannon-Upshur to home-court advantage through the W.Va.

188     0

2021-22 WVSSAC State Tournament officially set; play to begin this week

CHARLESTON — After regional tournaments across the Mountain State wrapped up last Thursday, March 10; official pairings for the 2021-22 WVSSAC Boys’ Basketball Tournament are set. The WV Boys State Basketball Tournament begins Tuesday, March 15 and conclude Saturday, March 19.

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Wade receives MEC Athlete of the Week Honors

BRIDGEPORT — Kayla Wade, a standout base/tumbler for the West Virginia Wesleyan College acrobatics & tumbling team, was recognized by the Mountain East Conference as its Athlete of the Week on announced last Friday, March 11.

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Legendary WVWC softball coach Steve Warner collects 1,100 career victory

WINTER HAVEN, FL — Legendary West Virginia Wesleyan College softball coach Steve Warner collected his 1,100th career win on Monday, March 7, after the WVWC softball team edged out Mercyhurst by a score of 1-0 in Winter Haven, Fla.

191     0

UCHAA participates in B-UMS Archery Tournament

BUCKHANNON — The Upshur County Homeschool Archery Association just recently participated in the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Archery Tournament on March 5, 2022.

191     0

Hurst takes runner-up honors, 6 Bucs wrestle to top 8 finishes at State Tournament

HUNTINGTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School wrestling team sent 9 qualifying wrestlers to the 2021-22 state wrestling tournament held in Huntington last weekend, Saturday, March 5.

186     0

Irish Road Bowling to return with the annual Irish Spring Festival

IRELAND — Irish Road Bowling, a little-known sport that traces its roots to the Emerald Isle, has been played in the United States since the 1800s when an influx of immigrants of Irish decent began to settle in America.

194     0

WVWC A&T team sets new record in 2021-22 home opener against Battlers

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan acrobatics & tumbling team (2-1) set a new program record with its score during its 2021-22 home opener, defeating the Alderson Broaddus Battlers (0-5) by a final score of 260.015-146.675 back on Sunday, March 6 inside the Rockefeller Center.

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WVWC Tennis teams sweep respective home openers against Salem

BUCKHANNON —The West Virginia Wesleyan College tennis teams claimed a pair of victories against Salem last Friday, March 4 in their respective home openers.

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WVWC Softball starts spring break trip to Florida with 2-1 record

WINTER HAVEN, FL — The West Virginia Wesleyan softball team (4-3) began their Florida spring break trip with two wins in three games.

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Schedule for W. Va. boys basketball regionals released

BUCKHANNON — After sectional tournaments across the state concluded last week, the slate of boys high school regional games are set to begin Tuesday, March 8, and will conclude with regional championship games scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 10. All regional games are set for 7 p.m. tip-off.

176     0

WVWC Baseball kicks off 2021-22 season dropping doubleheader to Findlay

WINTER HAVEN, FL — The West Virginia Wesleyan (0-2) baseball team (0-2) kicked off their 2021-22 season last Saturday, March 5 with a doubleheader against the Findlay Oilers (4-10).

172     0

B-UHS Athlete of the Week 3-5-2022

Shelby McDaniels and Lamar Hurst

184     0

Lady Bucs season comes to an end with loss to Wheeling Park

TENNERTON — The #6-ranked Buckhannon-Upshur varsity girls basketball team (19-5) hosted the #3-ranked Wheeling Park Patriots (19-4) for the W. Va.

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B-UMS cheerleaders close out season at Liberty Cheer Classic

CLARKSBURG — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School competition cheerleading team traveled to Clarksburg to compete in the 2021-22 Liberty Cheer Classic this past Saturday, February 26.

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Stokes Named MEC Athlete of the Week after big win over Glenville

BRIDGEPORT — Tiara Strokes, a standout member of the West Virginia Wesleyan College Acrobatics & Tumbling team, was recognized by the Mountain East Conference, on Wednesday, March 2, as athlete of the week.

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Canby, Adcock record “hat-tricks” for WVWC lacrosse in home-opening win

BUCKHANNON — Kaitlyn Canby and Emma Adcock both racked up three goals apiece as the West Virginia Wesleyan lacrosse team (1-1) won their home opener versus Edinboro (0-1) on Wednesday, March 2, at Ross Field.

172     0

Vance claims championship, five youth wrestlers place at WVYWA State Tournament

CHARLESTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur youth wrestling team, under the guidance of head coach Scott Baron and assistant coaches DJ Barberio, Andy Travis, Donavan Vance, George Lavis, Josh Lauer and Jessica Everson traveled to Charleston to compete in the WVYWA State Championship tournament held in Charleston, hosted at the Charleston Civic Center last Sunday, February 27.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Aidan Wilson

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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Bucs season ends with 60-44 first round loss in sectional tournament

TENNERTON — A short-handed Buckhannon-Upshur varsity boys basketball team (9-13), coming fresh off a loss to #5-ranked South Charleston Black Eagles back on Wednesday, February 23 in their regular season finale, welcomed the Bridgeport Indians (8-11) to town for the first-round of the Region I, Section II tournament.

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Hibbitt earns All-MEC Honorable Mention honors after strong redshirt season

BRIDGEPORT — Jayden Hibbitt was named an All-Mountain East Conference Honorable Mention selection, the league announced on Tuesday, March 1.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 2-26-2022

Ian Cornett and Kendal Currence

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Lady Bucs named Sectional Champions with 47-43 win

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls varsity basketball team (18-5) played host to the University Hawks (9-8) in the Region 1, Section 2 tournament finals this past Friday night.

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Five B-UHS student-athletes sign with local schools

TENNERTON — Five local Buckhannon-Upshur High School student-athletes made the decision to sign with local school to further their athletic and academic pursuits last week on Thursday, February 24.

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WVWC A&T dominates Glenville State

GLENVILLE — The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats acrobatics & tumbling team (1-1) knocked off the Glenville State Lady Pioneers (0-2) on this past Sunday afternoon, February 27, inside the Waco Center.

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UCHAA visits the capitol city

CHARLESTON — This past weekend, the Upshur County Homeschool Archery Association participated in one of the largest national archery tournaments in the school’s program tournaments so far this season, which was held at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center.

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B-UHS Swimmers earn Big 10 Conference honors

TENNERTON — Following the conclusion of the 2021-22 high school swimming season back on Friday, February 18, with the end of the State Championship Swim Meet, 9 Buccaneer swimmers garnered recognition among the state’s best.

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Nine Bucs qualify for states at Region I Championship Tournament

GLEN DALE — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School wrestling team traveled to Glen Dale last weekend to compete in the Region I Championship hosted by John Marshall High School last Friday, February 18 and Saturday, February 19.

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14 B-U youth wrestlers to compete at state level

The Buckhannon-Upshur youth wrestling program has put together a very successful 2021-22 season, resulting in 14 wrestlers qualifying to compete in the state tournament.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Alyssa Abel

This week Lady Bucs’ star freshman forward Alyssa Abel took the time to give the community an inside look at his journey in Upshur County sports.

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McDaniels named 2022 Elk’s Hoop Shoot Winner

ST. MARY’S — The Upshur County Elks Lodge #1736, hosted their annual Hoop Shoot on Saturday, February 12, 2022. This is the 50th Anniversary for the Hoop Shoot Contest at the Elks.

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Lady Bucs win opening round of sectional tournament, advance to sectional championship game

TENNERTON — Following a very successful 17-5 regular season, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls varsity basketball team earned the right to a home-court advantage throughout the sectional tournament.

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Freshman Bucs pick up wins, close out season

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School freshman boys basketball team, under the direction of Head Coach Roberta “Bobbie” Hatcher, finished the 2021-22 campaign by winning 2 of their last 3 games.

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WVWC Tennis starts 2022 campaign with 2-1 trip to Tennessee

HARROGATE, TENN. — The West Virginia Wesleyan College tennis teams kicked off their 2022 season with a trip to Lincoln Memorial University this past weekend, Friday February 18 and Saturday February 19.

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Bennett, Vincent, girls relay team secure state titles

MORGANTOWN — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School swimming team and head coach Michael Roessing entered the 2021-22 season with lofty expectations and goals.

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Bucs wrap up busy week with rivalry win over Lewis County, senior send-off

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School varsity boys basketball team battled through a full slate of tough opponents last week, with 4 games in 7 days.

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Lady Bucs earn top seed in sectional tournament

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School varsity girls basketball team concluded the 2021-22 regular season following a busy week in which they played 4 games in 7 days.

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JV Lady Bucs close out season with wins against East Fairmont and Grafton

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School junior varsity girls basketball team concluded the 2021-22 season with a 5-11 record.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 2-19-2022

Jaden Westfall and Riley Vincent

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Garcia crowned WV state champion, Woody takes fourth at Middle School Girl’s State Wrestling Championship Meet

PARKERSBURG — The girls of the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School wrestling team traveled to Parkersburg to compete in the second annual West Virginia Girl’s State Wrestling Championship tournament last Friday, February 12. As a team, the Little Lady Buccaneer wrestlers posted a strong performance, scoring 48 total points in the tournament to earn a third-place finish out of 22 competing teams.

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UCHAA has strong showing at Poca Tournament

POCA — The Upshur County Homeschool Archery Association traveled to Poca, WV on Staurday, February 12, to shoot in the Poca High School Annual Archery Tournament.

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Four B-UMS wrestlers qualify for WVYWA State Championship Tournament

SUMMERSVILLE — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School wrestling team, under the guidance of head coach J.P. Tenney, has put together a strong 2021-22 campaign.

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Bobcats A&T team nearly upset West Liberty in season opener

WEST LIBERTY — The West Virginia Wesleyan College acrobatics & tumbling team (0-1) narrowly dropped the season opener to the preseason Mountain East Conference favorite, the West Liberty Hilltoppers (1-0), by a final score of 235.450-234.050 at the Academic Sports & Recreation Complex in West Liberty.

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9 B-UHS swimmers to compete at state championship meet

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School swimming teams, under the guidance of head coach Michael Roessing, have had a very successful 2021-22 campaign.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Gabby Parke

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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MGA places at Peace Out Cancer invitational

PARKERSBURG —Mountain Gymnastics Academy had a strong showing at the Peace Out Cancer 2022- Gymniks Invitational meet.

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Westfall leads Little Bucs to thrilling comeback against Elkins, 28-27

ELKINS — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School boys varsity basketball team traveled to Elkins for a rivalry game back on Monday, February 7.

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JV Little Bucs fall to Elkins, 40-12

ELKINS — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School boys junior varsity team traveled to Elkins to play in the basketball edition of the area’s most storied rivalry games back on Monday, February 7.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 2-12-2022

Liam Garcia and Kyndal Davis

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Buckhannon-Upshur 4-H Archer Elijah “Eli” Bryant

BUCKHANNON — Upshur County has many talented athletes to be proud of. This mini-series will highlight some of the lesser known sports and the amazing student athletes who take pride in competing. The following Profile is of 16-year-old Elijah Bryant, a Buckhannon-Upshur 4-H archer.

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Freshman Bucs collect first win of the season in thriller over Elkins, 57-55

ELKINS — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School boys freshman team came out on top for their first win of the 2021-22 season on Wednesday, February 9, in a road game against the Elkins Tigers, with a final score of 57-55.

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JV Bucs use balanced attack to overcome Elkins, 48-38

ELKINS — The Buckhannon-Upshur boys junior varsity team (5-8) traveled to take on rival Elkins last Wednesday, February 9.

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UCHAA team places at Winfield Archery Tournament

WINFIELD — The Upshur County Homeschool Archery Association team traveled to Winfield on Saturday, February 5, to participate in the 3rd Annual Winfield Archery Tournament.

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McGrew Finishes with a Career-High 24 Points at Charleston

CHARLESTON —Braeden McGrew scored a game-high 24 points as the West Virginia Wesleyan (2-21, 1-16) men’s basketball team dropped a Mountain East Conference game at Charleston (18-5, 13-4) on Wednesday (Feb. 9) night at the Wehrle Innovation Center in Charleston, W.Va.

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WVWC Tennis shows promise at Indoor Invite

CHARLESTON — This past weekend, February 4 and 5, the West Virginia Wesleyan men’s tennis team traveled to compete in the University of Charleston Indoor Invite at the Charleston Tennis Club.

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4 Buccaneer wrestlers ranked in latest WV-Mat coach poll

TENNTERTON — After a strong performance in the Big 10 Conference championship meet, several wrestlers, representing Buckhannon-Upshur High School, found themselves ranked in the latest WV-Mat coaches’ poll.

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B-UHS swim teams take second-place at Region III Championship

BRIDGEPORT — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School swimming teams traveled to The Bridge Sports Complex in Bridgeport to compete in the Region III Championship meet last Saturday, February 5.

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Buckhannon- Upshur “Sport”-light: Mason Hyre

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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Garcia, Cornett earn conference crowns at Big X Championship

FARMINGTON — Wrestlers representing Buckhannon-Upshur High School traveled to Farmington this past Saturday, February 5 to compete in the Big 10 Conference Championship tournament hosted at the North Marion High School.

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UC Youth Baseball and Softball Leagues to hold sign-ups in February

TENNERTON — The Upshur County Youth Baseball and Softball Leagues will be holding sign-ups every Saturday for the rest of February in the Buckhannon-Upshur High School cafeteria from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Lady Bucs move to #7 in latest AP WV Girls Class AAAA rankings

TENNERTON — On Monday, February 7, the latest Associated Press West Virginia girls basketball poll dropped. There was minimal movement in this week’s top ten compared to last week.

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UCHAA team starts 2022 with a string of strong outings

TENNERTON — The Upshur County Homeschool Archery Association team (UCHAA) has had a successful open to the new year, stringing together three strong events in a row.

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McDaniels, Abel lead Lady Bucs score to win against Bridgeport

TENNERTON — West Virginia Class-AAAA’s #8-ranked Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls varsity basketball team (12-3, 5-2 in Big 10 Conference play) welcomed the Bridgeport Indians to Tennerton last Tuesday, February 1 for an important game against a conference rival and possible future sectional tournament opponent.

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JV Lady Bucs fall short in shortened game against Bridgeport

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls junior varsity basketball team (3-7) fell short to the junior varsity Bridgeport Indians at home last Tuesday, February 1, losing a modified game by a final score of 9-7.

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Hebb’s buzzer beater lifts B-UMS over Hilltoppers

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School girls varsity basketball team won a home game thriller on Thursday, February 3, against the Washington Irvin Middle School (Clarksburg) Hilltoppers.

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Rewind: Local sports bring a sense of normalcy to Upshur County following Sago Mine tragedy

BUCKHANNON — As the reality of the Sago Mine tragedy began to set in for Upshur County residents, local sports played a big role in the communities healing process.

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B-UMS JV Little Lady Bucs overwhelm Hilltoppers, 50-2

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School girls junior varsity team dominated Washington Irvin Middle School (Clarksburg) at home last Thursday, February 3.

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Ringer shines in JV Bucs loss to East Fairmont

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School junior varsity Buccaneers (3-6) took on the East Fairmont junior varsity Bees team at home during the game originally slated to tip off Saturday, January 19 that was rescheduled for Monday, January 31.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 2-5-2022

Nathan Cornett and Alayna Whitehair

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Varsity Bucs drop heartbreaker at home to East Fairmont, 43-42

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon Upshur High School varsity Buccaneers (6-6) were back in action Monday, January 31, hosting the East Fairmont Bees (6-4) for a Big 10 Conference match-up. After suffering a string of tough losses in his absence, the Bucs received a boost in the days leading up to the game with the return of senior guard Harrison Walker, who had been out due to an injury suffered in the Bucs’ loss against Hampshire back on Monday, January 3.

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White scores career-high 28 for Freshman Bucs

TENNERTON — The freshman Buccaneers played in the first of Monday, January 31 rescheduled games against the East Fairmont High School Bees.

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B-UMS Cheer hosts open house

BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Cheerleading team hosted an open house on Wednesday, February 2 to showcase how hard they have been working this year.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Tucker Hurst

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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B-UHS swim teams shine in record-breaking performance at Big 10 Conference Championship

BRIDGEPORT — Back on Wednesday, January 29 the Buckhannon-Upshur swimming teams traveled north to Bridgeport for one of the most anticipated dates on the swimming calendar, the 2021-22 Big 10 Conference Championship meet.

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Varsity Lady Bucs overpower Braxton County, 51-21

TENNERTON — Class-AAAA’s #8-ranked Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls varsity basketball team (11-3) wrapped up action this past week at home last Saturday, January 29 by hosting the Braxton County Lady Eagles (0-8).

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JV Lady Bucs drop heartbreaker in shortened game against Braxton, 22-19

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls junior varsity team (3-6) played their first game following a short quarantine pause, this past Saturday evening for a modified game against the Braxton County Lady Eagles.

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4 undefeated Bucs lead wrestling team to 2-1 record in home quad meet

TENNERTON —Buckhannon-Upshur High School wrestling team welcomed some of the state’s top teams to Tennerton as the Bucs played host to Hurricane, Roane and #10-ranked John Marshall for a quad meet Saturday, January 29.

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Lady Bucs avoid upset by University, 53-50

MORGANTOWN — On Tuesday, January 25, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls varsity basketball team (9-3) traveled to Morgantown to square off against a young, hungry University Lady Hawks team (4-5).

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Bennett shatters another B-UHS swim record during Elkins meet

ELKINS — Back on Wednesday, January 19, the Buckhannon-Upshur swim teams traveled to Elkins for a dual, their last tune-up meet before the Big 10 Conference championship.

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West Virginia Boys Basketball State Tournament has Buckhannon roots

GLENVILLE — Dr. Leland Byrd, one of the most influential coaches and administrators in Glenville State College (GSC) history passed away last week. He was 94.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 1-29-2022

Cameron Zuliani and Luke Bohnsack

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B-UHS swim teams sendoff 4 seniors with successful meet against RCB on senior night

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur swim teams hosted the Robert C. Byrd Eagles for a home meet back on January 12.

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Westfall, B-UMS Varsity team start new tradition after two straight victories

BUCKHANNON — After losing to Lincoln 33-23 in an absolute battle back on January 14, the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School boys varsity basketball team was back in action this week with back-to-back games against Braxton and Trinity Christian on Monday, January 24 and Tuesday, January 25.

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B-UMS boys JV basketball earns first win of 2021-22 season, 21-14

TENNERTON — After a grueling start to the 2021-22 season, the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School boys junior varsity team scored their first win of the year Monday, January 24 against Braxton County by a final score of 21-14.

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WVWC Softball Releases 2022 Schedule

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan softball team and head coach Steve Warner announced its 2022 schedule on Wednesday, January 19. The Bobcats are scheduled to play 20 games at Culpepper Field.

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Shelby McDaniels tops 1,000 career points in win over RCB; only third Lady Bucs to do so

TENNERTON — Last Saturday, January 22, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School basketball improved their record to 9-3 with a dominant 44-29 win over the Robert C. Bryd Eagles.

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B-UMS girls varsity team earns first win of 2021-22 season

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School girls varsity basketball team, under the guidance of co-head coaches Sheena Westfall and Carrie Egress, captured their first win of the 2021-22, overcoming the Braxton County Middle School Little Eagles in an away contest this past Monday, January 24.

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B-UMS junior varsity girls dominate Braxton, 23-5

TENNERTON — As the season goes on, the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School girls junior varsity basketball team continues to advance in the search for consistency.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Sterlin Thropp

BUCKHANNON — It is important to highlight the youth in Upshur County and the hard work they have put in to excelling in the sports they play.

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MGA Gymnasts place high at invitational

ELKINS — Mountain Gymnastics Academy competed at the Rock Star Invitational gymnastics meet in Christiansburg, VA on the weekend of January 22 and 23. About 700 gymnasts participated, representing 23 teams.

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Where in the world is Tanner McGrew?

BUCKHANNON — The ongoing success story of 28-year-old Buckhannon native Tanner McGrew, who came from humble roots dreaming of being a music teacher to growing into the massive 6’8” 250-pound frame of a professional basketball player, continues to impress in the midst of a strong season with a new team overseas, CSU Sibiu in Transylvania, Romania.

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Varsity Bucs drop game to RCB, 53-51

NUTTERFORT — The Buckhannon-Upshur boys varsity basketball team was back in action last Friday, January 21 as they traveled to take on, Big 10 Conference foe, the Robert C. Byrd Eagles.

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B-UMS girls basketball: mid-season recap

TENNERTON — As the 2021-22 Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School girls basketball teams near the season’s halfway point, the varsity girls basketball team sits at 0-6, while the junior varsity team is 1-5.

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B-UHS wrestlers start 2022 with strong showings

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School wrestling teams opened up the new year with two strong showing in early January. Jacob Orr, B-UHS wrestling head coach, has focused on ensuring his teams trend in the right direction.

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McGrew Nets 17 in loss to Davis & Elkins

ELKINS — The West Virginia Wesleyan (2-16, 1-11) mens basketball team fell to Davis & Elkins (6-9, 4-7) inside the McDonnell Center on Saturday, January, 22.

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Lady Bucs advance 8-3 after win over Martinsburg

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls varsity basketball team (7-3) was back in action last Saturday, January 15, as they played host to the Martinsburg Lady Bulldogs (0-7).

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WVWC swim teams earn dual wins on senior night

BUCKHANNON — Both the West Virginia Wesleyan College men and women’s swim team lapped the competition on their way to a victory over Wheeling on Saturday, January 15 at the Natatorium.

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Buckhannon-Upshur “Sport”-light: Senior Olivia Ellis

BUCKHANNON — Welcome to the inaugural Buckhannon-Upshur “sport”-light story.

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Bennett, Vincent lead B-UHS swim teams to strong showing in holiday quad meet

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School swim teams posted a strong performance in their home quad meet over the holidays.

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Varsity Buccaneers fight but fall against Fairmont Senior, 72-42

TENNERTON — Travis Foster’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School boys’ varsity basketball team (6-3) continued their biggest, most challenging season yet, as they welcomed one of the state’s top teams, class-AAA’s #3-ranked Fairmont Senior Polar Bears (7-0) to B-UHS.

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JV Bucs fall short to Fairmont Senior Polar Bears

TENNERTON — Keith Wolverton’s Buckhannon-Upshur High School boy’s junior varsity basketball team welcomed the Fairmont Senior Polar Bear to Tennerton on Friday, January 14.

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SYCC enjoys impressive participation in 2021-22 winter youth sports program

BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon’s Stockert Youth & Community Center 2021-22 winter sports program saw outstanding participation.

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Bradley named WVWC Head Baseball Coach

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College Athletic Director Randy Tenney announced the hiring of Lee Bradley as the new head baseball coach on Monday (Jan. 17).

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Garcia proves that girls can (and do) beat boys

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School wrestling team has a female star in their starter 123-pound weight classification, Maya Garcia.

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Lady Bucs earn home victory over Liberty, 61-36

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur girls’ varsity basketball team (6-2, 3-1 in Big 10 Conference Play), welcomed Liberty Mountaineers (6-4, 4-4 Big 10) to town last Tuesday, January 11 for a Big 10 Conference showdown.

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JV Lady Bucs earn hard fought victory, taking down Liberty 38-34

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School girl’s junior varsity basketball team fought hard to beat the Liberty Mountaineers, with a final score of 38-34 at home, last Tuesday, January 11.

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Danny Heater and his monster 135-point game

BURNSVILLE — It is coming up on the sixty-second anniversary of one of the most legendary performances in basketball history at any level.

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Hibbitt’s game-winner lifts Bobcats over Pioneers

BUCKHANNON — Jayden Hibbitt’s driving layup with the clock winding down pushed the West Virginia Wesleyan (2-14, 1-9) Bobcats past the Glenville State (6-7, 3-6) Pioneers 97-96 inside the Rockefeller Center on Saturday (Jan. 15).

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BUHS Athlete of the Week 1-15-2022

Zack Calef-Boring and Olivia Ellis

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Bucs get season back on track with win over Liberty, 57-36

CLARKSBURG — Coming off losses in games against both Parkersburg and Hampshire and cancellations of their scheduled games against both North Marion and Grafton, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School boys’ varsity basketball team (4-4) hit a pivotal moment in the season.

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Lanier and JV Bucs lead Liberty wire-to-wire in 59-31 win

CLARKSBURG — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School boy’s junior varsity team was back in action Wednesday evening as they traveled to Clarksburg to play the Liberty Mountaineers.

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B-UMS wrestling team battles to 1-1 record at home tri-match

TENNERTON — Head Coach J.P. Tenney’s Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School wrestling team welcomed wrestlers from both Elkins Middle School and Mountaineer Middle School to Tennerton, Tuesday, January 11 for a tri-match.

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B-UMS boys’ basketball mid-season review

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School basketball teams have valiantly fought through COVID-19, injury, and illness and are great representatives for the community despite their losing record.

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B-UMS wrestling team posts 3-2 Fairmont Field House Duals

BUCKHANNON — On Saturday, January 8, the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School wrestling team traveled to Marion County to take part in the Fairmont Field House Duals.

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Lady Bucs drop home game to Wheeling Park, 73-44 for its second straight loss

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls’ varsity basketball team found themselves slightly overwhelmed by the Wheeling Park Patriots at home this past Saturday, January 8.

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WVWC Athletics unveils 2021 Hall of Fame Class

The Class of 2021 WVWC Hall of Fame Inductees will be enshrined on Thursday, April 21, 2022, along with the Class of 2020 as part of Homecoming Week.

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WVWC swimming teams post strong performance during Davis & Elkins meet

ELKINS — Both the West Virginia Wesleyan College men and women’s swimming teams battled hard against Davis & Elkins, ultimately falling short this past Saturday, January 8 at the George A. Myles Pool in Elkins.

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Lady Bucs lose first game of the season in battle of undefeated teams

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia AAAA’s #4-ranked team, the Buckhannon-Upshur girls’ varsity basketball Lady Buccaneers (6-1) lost their first game of the season, last Tuesday, January 4 at home against the North Marion Huskies (6-0).

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Pope posts career-high scoring mark for Bobcats

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan College Bobcats men’s basketball team (1-11, 0-6 MEC) welcomed the University of Charleston Golden Eagles to Buckhannon’s Rockefeller Center on the night of Wednesday, January 5.

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Freshman shine despite falling short to North Marion

FARMINGTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School boy’s freshman team fell short during their game Tuesday, January 4.

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Body Armor MMA embarks on 4x4x48 run to “Tap-Out Multiple Sclerosis”

BUCKHANNON — Members of a local gym, Body Armor Mixed Martial Arts, recently embarked on a very challenging fundraiser to “Tap-Out Multiple Sclerosis.”

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Local sports see pause due to inclement weather and COVID-19

BUCKHANNON — Local sports came to a slight pause this week as both Buckhannon- Upshur Middle School and High School, as well as West Virginia Wesleyan College saw cancellations announced.

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Swimming Preview: Davis & Elkins

The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s and women’s swimming team will travel to Davis & Elkins for a dual meet on Saturday (Jan. 8). The meet is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 1-6-2022

Ian Strader and Cadence Vincent

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B-U JV team dominates Hampshire to start 2022

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School boys’ junior varsity basketball team started 2022 on a positive note securing a huge victory at home over the Hampshire Trojans. The Bucs never trailed in this one, dominating the Trojans from start to finish in a 63-31 victory.

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B-U boys’ varsity basketball team narrowly drop low-scoring affair to Hampshire, 45-35

TENNERTON — Coming off of a tough loss to the Parkersburg Big Reds, head coach Travis Foster’s Buckhannon-Upshur boys’ varsity basketball team (5-2) was back in action Monday, January 3, 2022 as they welcomed the Hampshire Trojans (3-3) to Tennerton for their first game of the new year.

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Hibbitt, Ibukunoluwa shine for WVWC men’s basketball team in loss to Salem

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team (1-10) made their return to the court following their break over the holidays as they hosted the Salem University Tigers (9-4) at the Rockefeller Center for the team’s final non-conference game of the season this past Saturday, January 1.

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WVWC esports team to host tour of facilities this Friday, January 7

BUCKHANNON — This Friday, January 7 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. the West Virginia Wesleyan College’s esports team is hosting middle school students and area media for a tour of their lab.

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Bucs’ wrestling team finishes with 3-2 record in Grafton Duals

GRAFTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School varsity wrestling team traveled to Grafton last Thursday, December 30, 2021, to take part in the Grafton Duals meet.

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Lady Bucs outclass out-of-state competition, beating South Allegheny 56-41 to finish undefeated Holiday Hoop Fest run

CALIFORNIA (PA) — Immediately following a big win over the West Greene (PA) Lady Pioneers in the first game of the California (PA) Holiday Hoop Fest Tuesday night, the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs (5-0) turned their attention towards their next opponent.

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Lady Bucs dominate West Greene (PA) start to finish for 51-27 win

CALIFORNIA, PA ­— The Buckhannon- Upshur varsity girls’ basketball team (4-0) traveled to the campus of California University of Pennsylvania to participate in the 2021 California (PA) Holiday Hoop Fest. Tuesday night, in their first of their two games of tournament play, the Lady Bucs found themselves facing a tough challenge, as they were pitted against the West Greene (PA) Lady Pioneers (4-1).

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B-UHS 2021 Wrestling Season Stats

B-UHS 2021 Wrestling Season Stats

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B-UMS wrestlers take first in “Brawling in the New Year” wrestling meet

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur Middle School wrestling team hosted the 2021-22 “Brawling in the New Year” wrestling meet Tuesday, December 28.

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2021-22 college football bowl season largely a success despite COVID-19 complications and players opting out

While the 2021-22 college football regular season has ended, teams find themselves in the middle of the three-and-a-half-week holiday extravaganza that is bowl season.

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John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85

John Madden, the Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster whose exuberant calls combined with simple explanations provided a weekly soundtrack to NFL games for three decades, died Tuesday morning, the league said. He was 85

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Fueled by a big third quarter, Bucs take down Riverside, 64-47

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School boys’ varsity basketball team (4-1) welcomed the Riverside Warriors (1-4) to town for a non-conference game.

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JV team outlasts Riverside, 48-44

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School junior varsity team welcomed the Riverside Warriors to town Monday, December 27.

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B-UHS varsity wrestlers go 1-1 in outing in Parkersburg quad meet

PARKERSBURG — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School varsity wrestling team traveled to Parkersburg last Wednesday, December 22 for a quad meet.

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WVWC Men’s Basketball Season

The youthful West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team (1-10, 0-6 MEC) has struggled in the early part of the 2021-22 season.

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WVWC Women’s Basketball

The young West Virginia Wesleyan College women’s basketball team (2-6, 1-5 MEC) has had moments of brilliance up to this point in the 2021-22 season.

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Bucs varsity basketball team cruises past rival Lewis County, 62-46

WESTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur varsity basketball team (2-1) traveled to Weston for a showdown against the Lewis County Minutemen (1-1) Wednesday night.

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B-UHS JV team drops game to rival, 36-26

WESTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur junior varsity basketball team traveled to Weston for a road conference game against rival Lewis County.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 12-23-21

Aidan Wilson and Kendal Currence

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B-UHS boys’ varsity team cruises past Preston, 78-54

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School boys’ varsity basketball team (2-1) welcomed the Preston Knights (0-3) on Tuesday, December 21 for a Big 10 Conference game.

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B-UHS boys’ JV team holds on to defeat Preston, 54-45

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School boys’ junior varsity basketball team claimed victory in a hotly contested Big 10 Conference battle on Tuesday, December 21.

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B- UMS wrestling team posts strong performance, going 2-0 during tri-duals

MORGANTOWN — On Tuesday, December 21, the Buckhanon- Upshur Middle School wrestling team traveled to South Morgantown for a tri-dual.

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Slone Scores 19 in Loss to Salem

SALEM — The West Virginia Wesleyan (1-10) men’s basketball team traveled to the T. Edward Davis Gymnasium to take on Salem (7-4) in a non-conference matchup on Monday (Dec. 13).

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Rewind to a moment in WV sports history

In the Mountaineer Christmas Classic, 38 years ago a moment in history worth a rewind took place. During a women’s college basketball game played at Elkin’s Randolph County Armory, against the University of Charleston (WV) on December 21, 1984, West Virginia University’s center Georgeann Wells forever inked her name in sports history.

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Varsity Lady Bucs cruise to fourth straight victory, beating Musselman 51-39

TENNERTON — Coming off a win over the Lincoln Cougars in their last outing, the Buckhannon- Upshur High School girls’ varsity basketball team (3-0) played host to a Musselman Lady Appleman team (1-4) for a non-conference game last Saturday, December 18.

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JV Lady Bucs drops a defensive struggle to Musselman, 39-22

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School girls’ junior varsity team hosted the Musselman Lady Applemen for a non-conference game Saturday, December 18.

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Clement named Gatorade Player of the Year

MARTINSBURG — You might say Hudson Clement “Mossed” a two-time Kennedy Award winner and “Parade” All-American this season.

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B-UHS Athlete of the Week 12-16-21

B-UHS Athlete of the Week 12-16-21

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B-UHS junior RB Savion Farmer named to WVSWA All-State Football Honorable Mention Team

TENNERTON — Buckhannon- Upshur High School football team’s junior running back, Savion Farmer, picked up a West Virginia Sports Writers Association’s All-State Honorable Mention selection after being the Bucs first option in the backfield.

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Bucs survive second half scare, outlasting Lincoln, 68-58

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School boys’ varsity basketball team (1-1) welcomed the Lincoln Cougars (0-0) to town for a Big 10 Conference showdown.

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B-UHS freshman basketball team falls in season opener to Elkins

TENNERTON — The 2021-22 Buckhannon- Upshur High School boy’s freshman basketball team opened their season by hosting Elkins Tuesday night.

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Bobcats’ freshmen excel, yet show their youth in loss to Salem

SALEM — The West Virginia Wesleyan College men’s basketball team (1-10) traveled to the T. Edward Davis Gymnasium to battle Salem (7-4) in a non-conference contest this past Monday.

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B- UMS wrestling team goes 1-1 as a team in home duals tournament

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur Middle School wrestling team hosted wrestlers from North Marion Middle School and Mountaineer Middle School for a duals tournament Tuesday night. B- UMS wrestling team’s head coach JP Tenney had the wrestlers fired up and prepared to hit the mat.

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B- UHS varsity boys’ basketball team drop home game against Morgantown, 72-37

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School boys’ basketball team (1-0), coming off an upset win over #8 Wheeling Park in their season opener, quickly had to refocus and turn their attention to a new challenge as they prepared to welcome West Virginia AAAA’s preseason #1 ranked team, the Morgantown Mohicans (0-0) to Tennerton.

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B-UMS’ wrestlers place fourth in Braxton County Duals

SUTTON — The boys and girls of the 2021-22 Buckhannon- Upshur Middle School wrestling team officially started the season this past Saturday with a trip to compete in Braxton County.

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B-UHS varsity girls’ basketball team cruise by rival Lewis County, 64-27

BUCKHANNON — The Lady Bucs dominated from the opening tip, only allowing 2 points from the Lewis County Minutemaids in the first quarter on Thursday’s game.

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Bobcats drop home game to Ohio’s Notre Dame 71-58

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan College men’s basketball team (1-9, 0-6 MEC) saw their early season struggles continue at the home Rockefeller Center last Saturday night, losing to the Notre Dame Falcons (7-2, 5-1 MEC) by a final score of 71-58.

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Lady Bobcats mount a late run, come up short against Notre Dame Falcons

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan College women’s’ basketball team (2-6, 1-5 MEC) mounted a late run, however ultimately fell short at home to Ohio’s Notre Dame Falcons (6-3, 5-1 MEC) by a final score of 58-51 at the Rockefeller Center last Saturday afternoon.

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Lady Bucs handle business in season opener, beat Preston 59-46

KINGWOOD — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School girls varsity basketball team opened their 2021-22 season with a trip to Kingwood for a conference game against Preston.

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B- UHS swimmers record another strong showing at Mohawk Invitational

MORGANTOWN — The Buckhannon- Upshur High School swim teams traveled to Morgantown this past Saturday to compete in the Mohawk Invitational, hosted at the Mylan Park Aquatic Center.

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B- UHS E-sports team battles to a fifth-place finish in National High School E-sports League playoffs

BUCKHANNON — Last week, the Buckhannon- Upshur High School E-sports team competed in the National High School E-sports League (HSEL) fall playoff tournament, which featured 200 teams hailing from across the country competing to qualify for a trip to the HSEL national championship held in Dallas, Texas.

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Battlers narrowly survive Bobcats’ upset bid, winning 66-64

PHILLIPI — From the opening tip, the game, featuring the Alderson Broaddus University Battlers, was an up-and-down rollercoaster affair for the Bobcats.

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Lady Bobcats drop conference matchup against the Battlers

PHILLIPI — The West Virginia Wesleyan College women’s basketball team dropped a conference road game to the Alderson Broaddus Battlers, with a final score of 102-65, Wednesday night at Rex Pyles Arena.

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Mountain Gymnastics Academy racks up more awards in Charleston at the Big Dog Meet

CHARLESTON — The gymnasts from Mountain Gymnastics Academy brought home some more hardware at the Big Dog Meet in Charleston, which started on December 3 and ran through the December 5.

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#14 Bucs’ basketball team upsets #8 Wheeling Park in season opener, 61-57

TENNERTON — The #14 ranked Buckhannon- Upshur High school boys’ basketball team opened the season up by welcoming the #8 Wheeling Park Patriots to town for a game between ranked AAAA teams.

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WV’s top-ranked girl swimming prospect, B-UHS’ own, Cadence Vincent verbally commits to Alabama

TENNERTON — The state’s top ranked girl swimmer, junior Cadence Vincent, has chosen to head south when her time roaming the halls of Buckhannon- Upshur High School comes to an end, verbally committing to be a student-athlete at the University of Alabama.

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B-UHS boys’ basketball 2021-22 season preview

TENNERTON – There is a general sense of optimism and excitement surrounding the Buckhannon-Upshur High School boys’ basketball program entering the 2021-22 season.

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B-UMS wrestling team takes first place overall in the “2021 Buc Brawl”

TENNERTON — The Buckhanon-Upshur Middle School wrestling team hosted a duals tournament, welcoming Mountaineer, North Marion, South Harrison, Taylor County, and Trap Hill middle schools to Tennerton.

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Four Bucs’ football players selected as Big 10 First Team All-Conference Team honorees

TENNERTON — Four Buccaneer football players earned Big 10 first team all-conference nods for their outstanding play this season, two on both offense and defensive.

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WV State Football Playoff championship round, “Super Six” recap

The 2021-22 West Virginia high school football season ended this past weekend as the last remaining playoff teams, dubbed the “Super Six,” battled it out in the state’s three championship games. History was made, championship streaks continued, and first-time champions were crowned during an eventful weekend for high school football in the Mountain state.

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Wesleyan Falls to Wheeling in a Back-and-Forth Battle

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan (2-4, 1-3) women’s basketball team fell to Wheeling (2-5, 2-2) by a score of 52-51 at the Alma Grace McDonough Center on Saturday (Dec. 4) afternoon.

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Men’s Basketball Preview: West Liberty & Wheeling

The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team welcomes No. 14 West Liberty to the Rockefeller Center on Wednesday (Dec. 1) at 7:30 p.m. before hitting the road for another MEC matchup at Wheeling on Saturday (Dec. 4) at 2 p.m.

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B-UHS swimmers open season with high expectations

TENNERTON — Both of the Buckhannon-Upshur High School swim teams look to be two of the top teams in the state again this year. The two squads, led by B-UHS swim coach Michael Roessing, feature a talented group of returning upperclassmen, highlighted by Preston Bennett and Cadence Vincent, two of the most highly decorated swimmers in school history.

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Mountain Gymnastics Academy steals the show at Huntington meet

HUNTINGTON — The girls representing Elkins’ Mountain Gymnastics Academy had great success at the recent Tumble in the Jungle gymnastics meet in Huntington.

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B-UHS wrestling team hosts Lewis County in season opener

TENNERTON — After three grueling weeks of pre-season preparation, the Buckhannon-Upshur High School wrestling team opened their 2021-22 season at home by hosting a dual meet with the Lewis County Minutemen.

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Women’s Basketball Preview: West Liberty & Wheeling

The West Virginia Wesleyan (2-2, 1-1) women’s basketball team will resume Mountain East Conference competition with a home game on Wednesday (Dec. 1) versus West Liberty at 5:30 p.m. and a road game at Wheeling on Saturday (Dec. 4) at noon.

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Bryant-Brown leads Lady Bobcats in home loss to Hilltoppers

BUCKHANNON — The Hilltoppers jumped out to a quick start in the first half to build a 38-23 lead going into the halftime break of their contest with West Virginia Wesleyan College.

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Hibbett scores 29, yet Bobcats fall to Hilltoppers, 120-72

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team (1-6, 0-3 MEC) came up short against West Liberty (6-1, 3-0 MEC) inside the Rockefeller Center Wednesday, losing by a 120-72 final.

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Lady Bucs ready for action in 2021-22 season

Coach Kittle expects strong season

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B-UHS wrestling 2021-22 season preview

TENNERTON – During his time at the helm of the Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling program, head coach Jacob Orr has built the Buccaneer program into one of the most consistently competitive and successful teams in the state, nothing should change in that respect heading into the 2021-22 season.

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Three B-UHS volleyball stars garner all-state attention following outstanding 2021 season

TENNERTON — Three Lady Buccaneer volleyball players garnered all-state attention for their standout performance this season.

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WVWC men’s basketball team falls to former MEC rival Shepherd, 61-39

SHEPHERDSTOWN — The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team is off to a 1-5 start after losing a non-conference road game Sunday, November 28, inside Shepherdstown’s Butcher Center.

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State Football Playoff Semifinal Recap

The “Super Six” is set

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McClung, Lady Bucs hold off Fairmont Senior in a thriller

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Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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Coles family leaving a mark at Wesleyan

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Lady ’Cats rally to earn road win at Notre Dame College

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