Sports

Big 10 Conference X-C Championships held without B-U, six other teams

GRAFTON – The Big 10 Conference Cross-Country Championships were held Wednesday without half the teams competing, including the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers and Lady Bucs.... more

WVSSAC sets fall postseason, winter sports plans

HUNTINGTON —West Virginia's color-coded COVID-19 map will remain in effect for postseason high school sports in the state.... more

Bucs and University is one of 16 scheduled games called off this week

TENNERTON – When the state COVID-19 metrics map was released last Saturday, it wiped out 16 football games including the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer’s road outing with University this Friday night.... more

Random thoughts and wins for Marshall, West Virginia

BUCKHANNON – Some random thoughts this week.... more

County remains orange as sports close down for another week

TENNERTON – With Upshur County remaining orange on the latest West Virginia county color-coded COVID-19 map this past Saturday, that will result in another week of cancelations of all Buckhannon-Upshur High School and Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School athletic competitions.... more

Mountain East Conference announces update for winter sports

BRIDGEPORT —The Mountain East Conference Board of Directors unanimously decided late last week to begin winter sports no earlier than January 1, 2021.... more

Golf Bucs finish strong after facing adversity at state championships

WHEELING – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers had plenty to overcome before they took the course Tuesday morning on day one of the two-day tournament in the 2020 West Virginia State High School Golf Championships at the Oglebay Resort’s Jones Course.... more

Pandemic halts football rivalry between B-U and Lewis County

TENNERTON – For the Buckhannon-Upshur football team, with the county going orange this past Saturday on the state’s COVID-19 protocols map, it meant no football game with the Lewis County Minutemen Friday night. ... more

Five games, 10 games? Does it really matter?

BUCKHANNON – Well, the WVSSAC has an interesting dilemma on their hands, or at least another one.... more

Little Lady Soccer Bucs see unbeaten streak end after loss to North Marion

FAIRVIEW – All good things must eventually come to an end and unfortunately they did for the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buc soccer team last Wednesday in their battle with North Marion Middle School.... more

Column: Golf Bucs are back on for state tournament today after county moves back to orange

WHEELING – Green, yellow, orange, red, orange.... more

County moves to orange as sports close down for at least a week

TENNERTON – With Upshur County going orange on the latest West Virginia county color-coded COVID-19 map on Saturday, that will result in a cancelation of all Buckhannon-Upshur High School and Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School athletic competitions this week.... more

Junior varsity soccer Bucs fall to Bridgeport, 5-1

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity soccer Bucs dropped a 5-1 decision to the Bridgeport Indians last Monday.... more

Highland Landscaping downs Custom Cabinets for Bob Cupp Memorial Men’s Golf League championship

TENNERTON – Highland Landscaping is your 2020 Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League champions!... more

Football Bucs fall to Monarchs, 55-7

GLEN DALE – There were very few positives for the Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers to take away from their battle with John Marshall Friday night at Monarch Stadium.... more

Soccer Buccaneers drop a 4-1 road decision to Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – Despite losing a 4-1 contest to the homestanding Morgantown Mohigans Thursday evening, Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Mike Donato was pleased with how his Buccaneer soccer team played.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs nipped by Morgantown, 2-1

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur girls soccer team came up just short in their road battle with the Morgantown Mohigans, dropping a 2-1 decision at Pony Lewis Field in a non-conference clash.... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs earn split with Bridgeport and East Fairmont

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball team split a pair of Big 10 Conference road outings this week.... more

JV Little Lady Buc volleyball team defeats Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School junior varsity Little Lady Buc volleyball team raised their record to 3-0 with a come-from-behind victory over the Bridgeport Braves last Wednesday.... more

Golf Bucs heading to states after finishing runner-up at Region I Championship

WEIRTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers are state championship bound!... more

JV Little Lady Buc volleyball team starts season 2-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School junior varsity Little Lady Buc volleyball team is off to a 2-0 start to the season after earning sweeps against Elkins and Philippi.... more

Football Buccaneers travel to No. 7 John Marshall Friday

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers will attempt to turn around a two-game slide when they make the trip to Moundsville on Friday night as they square off against the No. 7 John Marshall Monarchs.... more

Losing my touch and forecasters split on Buckhannon-Upshur and West Virginia football games

BUCKHANNON – I’m trying. I really am. Three maps, five colors, and those colors changing seemingly every few hours. It seems like as soon as I put something in print, it’s already outdated.... more

Soccer Bucs tumble to Robert C. Byrd, 2-1

CLARKSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur boys soccer team won the statistical battle against the Robert C. Byrd Eagles but couldn’t win the battle on the scoreboard Tuesday evening in a Big 10 Conference clash.... more

Volleyball Little Lady Bucs split action with Philippi and Bridgeport

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School volleyball team split a pair of outings last week against Philippi and Bridgeport.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs build early lead against Robert C. Byrd and win 3-1

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team ran their unbeaten streak to four games as they defeated the visiting Robert C. Byrd Eagles by a 3-1 score Tuesday night at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium in a Big 10 Conference clash.... more

WVWC’s LaPole continues education and playing career in England

BUCKHANNON — Former West Virginia Wesleyan midfielder and recent Wesleyan alumna Madison LaPole is continuing her education and athletic endeavors with Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham, England.... more

JV Lady Bucs battle Fairmont Senior to 0-0 tie

TENNERTON – Maybe to the surprise of no one, the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs played to a tie against Fairmont Senior Monday night at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs blank Spartans, 2-0, behind Zuliani’s two goals

TENNERTON – Cameron Zuliani had goals in each half to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Lady Bucs to a 2-0 home win over the Greenbrier East Spartans Saturday morning in a non-conference clash at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

Short-handed soccer Buccaneers fall on the road to Greenbrier East, 2-1

LEWISBURG – A short-handed Buckhannon-Upshur boys’ soccer team couldn’t hold an early lead against the Greenbrier East Spartans Saturday afternoon and wound up dropping a 2-1 decision in non-conference action.... more

JV Soccer Bucs tumble to Spartans, 3-0

LEWISBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity soccer Buccaneers dropped a 3-0 decision to the homestanding Greenbrier East Spartans Saturday afternoon.... more

Volleyball Little Lady Bucs pick up two wins at W-I tri-match

CLARKSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buc volleyball team racked up two more wins as they downed Washington Irving and South Harrison in a tri-match at Washington Irving Middle School on Sept. 16.... more

B-U baseball, Post 7 to host Golf Scramble on Oct. 24

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur baseball team along with the American Legion Post 7 will sponsor their first annual Golf Scramble on Oct. 24 at the Barbour County Country Club.... more

Football Bucs score first but drop 55-10 battle to Greenbrier East

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers came out swinging against the Greenbrier East Spartans and scored the game’s first points, but they weren’t able to keep that momentum going as they dropped a 55-10 decision to the Spartans Friday night in a non-conference battle at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Field. ... more

Lane places fourth individually as Bucs take third at Big 10 Golf Championship

MOUNT CLARE – Isaac Lane finished in fourth place in the Big 10 Conference championship for the Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers this past Monday at the Bel Meadow Golf Course.... more

Second-half surge leads Bucs to 4-2 win over Bees

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Buccaneers used a strong second half to get past the East Fairmont Bees by a 4-2 score Thursday evening in Big 10 Conference action at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs and East Fairmont play to 1-1 draw

TENNERTON – In a battle between two of the top teams in the Big 10 Conference, nothing was settled after 80 minutes of high school soccer Thursday night when the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs hosted the East Fairmont Bees.... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs have perfect week as they up record to 10-3

TENNERTON – It was a great week for the Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball team as they posted a perfect 4-0 mark in a pair of home tri-matches... more

Football Little Bucs improve to 3-0 after 28-0 win over Robert L. Bland

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buc football team built a 20-0 lead and then put their ball control offense to work in the second half for a 28-0 victory over the Robert L. Bland Patriots Thursday evening at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Little Lady Bucs earn 7-0 victory over W-I

CLARKSBURG – Grace Queen scored a hat trick, Harley Dean added a pair of goals along with Kallie Perry and Elaney Herron each adding a score as the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs cruised past the Washington Irving Middle School Hilltoppers by a 7-0 score Tuesday evening.... more

JV Buccaneers split soccer outings with Fairmont Senior and Brooke

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity soccer Bucs split a pair of recent contests to Fairmont Senior and Brooke. ... more

Little Lady Buc volleyball team starts season with a pair of wins over Lincoln and Elkins

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School volleyball Little Lady Bucs opened their season last week with a pair of victories over Lincoln and Elkins.... more

Football Buccaneers look to return to the win column against Spartans

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers will look to rebound from a disappointing loss to Hampshire last week as they host the Greenbrier East Spartans this Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium in a non-conference clash.... more

Vincent, Williams run second and third for XC Lady Bucs at home invitational

TENNERTON – Cadence Vincent and Jessica Williams ran second and third for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs in their lone home meet of the year Tuesday afternoon at the high school. ... more

Cross-country Bucs earn runner-up honors at own invitational as Gillum runs fifth

TENNERTON – Jordan Gillum of the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers had a top five finish in the Buccaneer Invitational Tuesday afternoon at the high school in B-U’s lone home meet of the year.... more

Losing a passion for sports and wins for B-U and WVU

BUCKHANNON – For a variety of reasons, I now have found myself at a crossroads regarding professional and collegiate sports.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs rebound to beat fifth-ranked Fairmont Senior, 1-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team shook off their disappointing last second loss to Wheeling Park on Saturday with a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears Tuesday night at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

Soccer Buccaneers come up just short against Polar Bears in 1-0 setback

TENNERTON – If you enjoy the game of soccer, then you probably enjoyed watching the Buckhannon-Upshur – Fairmont Senior contest Tuesday evening at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

JV Lady Soccer Bucs battle Colts to 1-1 tie

PHILIPPI – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs had to settle for a 1-1 tie with the homestanding Philip Barbour Lady Colts Monday evening.... more

Soccer Little Bucs blank West Fairmont, 4-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buc soccer team built a 3-0 first-half lead and cruised in the second half as they downed West Fairmont by a 4-0 score in a soccer match Monday evening at the middle school.... more

Little Lady Buc soccer team beats West Fairmont, 4-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buc soccer team held true to their winning ways after downing West Fairmont by a 4-0 score Monday evening at the middle school.... more

Golf Buccaneers down Philip Barbour in dual outing

PHILIPPI – The Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers had their final tune-up last Friday before the Big 10 Conference championships on Monday with a dual outing with the Philip Barbour Colts at the Barbour County Country Club.... more

Junior varsity Lady Buc soccer team starts season 2-0-2

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity soccer Lady Bucs have opened their season with a 2-0-2 record.... more

Soccer Buccaneers suffer first loss of the year, a 5-2 defeat to Brooke

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Buccaneers were shell-shocked by a very good Brooke Bruins team Saturday afternoon in a non-conference clash at the high school.... more

Jordan Gillum places in top five as XC Bucs take fifth at Grafton

GRAFTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Jordan Gillum ran a strong fifth for the Buccaneers in the Grafton Bearcat Invitational at West Taylor Elementary School this past Saturday.... more

Two undefeated teams remain atop Men’s Summer League

Regular season games of the 2020 Upshur County Men’s Summer Basketball League presented by Harper Lumber and Building Supply continued Monday and Tuesday at Stockert Youth and Community Center’s outdoor court.... more

Three-way tie for first place as league reaches halfway point of season

Three-way tie for lead in men’s hoops... more

Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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