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Offense rolls for Bucs as they start Mingo Bay Classic with a 2-1 record

MYRTLE BEACH – The Buckhannon-Upshur baseball team is off to a 2-1 start during their spring break trip in the Mingo Bay Classic.... more

Tennis Bobcats down Fairmont State for MEC regular season championship

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats clinched another regular season Mountain East Conference title with a 7-0 victory over Fairmont State University here Tuesday.... more

Softball Lady Bucs drop heartbreaker to Bridgeport in the bottom of the seventh

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team dropped a heartbreaker here Tuesday in Bridgeport losing a 10-9 decision in walk-off fashion to the Lady Indians.... more

Lady Bobcat golfers place fifth in MEC Spring Classic

WEST LIBERTY – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat golfers placed fifth in the rain-shortened Mountain East Conference Spring Classic Monday at the Oglebay Resort’s Palmer Course.... more

Softball Lady ‘Cats take two from Wheeling Jesuit in MEC doubleheader

BUCKHANNION – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team picked up two key Mountain East Conference victories here Tuesday in a home doubleheader at Culpepper Field against Wheeling Jesuit.... more

WVWC Acro & Tumbling Team falls in MEC semifinals to Glenville State, 257.395-248.860

FAIRMONT – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat Acro & Tumbling season came to an end in the semifinals of the Mountain East Conference Championships on Friday at Fairmont State.... more

WVWC’s Bolyard and Toothman receive All-MEC golf honors

BRIDGEPORT — Notre Dame's Macie Hysell earned Mountain East Conference Women's Golf Player of the Year honors, the league announced. The conference also recognized NDC's Armani Shepherd as the Freshman of the Year, and the University of Charleston's Will Johnson was tabbed as the league's Coach of the Year.... more

Softball Lady ‘Cats drop a league doubleheader to West Liberty

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team dropped a Mountain East Conference home doubleheader against the West Liberty Hilltoppers Saturday afternoon at Culpepper Field.... more

Baseball Bucs earn one victory in McDonald’s Classic over the weekend

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers went 1-2 in the McDonald’s Classic this past weekend in games played at Lewis County High School and Frank Loria Field in Clarksburg.... more

Little Buc cheerleaders conclude 2019 season

TENNERTON —The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School cheerleaders finished their 2018-2019 season on Sunday, March 17 with a banquet at the 88 Restaurant. ... more

Feola’s Flowers takes week one lead in Cupp Memorial Golf League

TENNERTON – Action got under way in the Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League last week with Feola’s Flowers trouncing Lisa Cain-Edward Jones by a 25-15 count to grab a slim lead.... more

Baseball Bobcats slide reaches nine games after losing a pair of contests to Concord

ATHENS – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat losing streak reached nine games on Monday after they dropped a Mountain East Conference doubleheader to Concord at Anderson Field.... more

Lady Bobcat netters get thrilling win against Shaw, 4-3

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan women's tennis team captured a thrilling 4-3 win over Shaw University here Saturday afternoon in non-conference action.... more

Wesleyan lacrosse team falls to Notre Dame and Wheeling Jesuit in conference play

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat lacrosse team was competitive in a pair of Mountain East Conference road games last weekend, but still couldn’t get that elusive victory.... more

Howell, Johnson named to All-MEC Acro & Tumbling First Team

BRIDGEPORT —The Mountain East Conference today announced its first Acrobatics & Tumbling All-MEC teams along with its top honors for the 2019 season. The student-athletes will be presented their awards at the inaugural MEC Acrobatics & Tumbling Championship this weekend at Fairmont State. ... more

Lady Bucs take first at G-W Patriot Classic

CHARLESTON – Another meet, another win! The Buckhannon-Upshur track and field Lady Bucs are starting to make it look too easy as they won another invitational, this time they brought home the championship from the George Washington Patriot Classic this past Friday at Laidley Field.... more

Baseball Bucs tumble to No. 4 Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers managed just four hits against the No. 4 ranked Morgantown Mohigans last Wednesday in their non-conference baseball game at Mylan Park in a 10-2 setback.... more

Lady Bobcats split doubleheaders with West Virgina State and GSC

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team split a pair of Mountain East Conference doubleheaders last week against West Virginia State and Glenville State. ... more

Bucs run third at North Marion Husky Invitational

RACHEL – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer track and field team won two events here Friday and finished third overall in the UMWA/North Marion Husky Invitational.... more

Tennis Bobcats stay hot with a 4-0 non-conference over Shaw

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan defeated the Shaw University Bears 4-0 in non-conference men's tennis action here Saturday.... more

Track and Field Little Bucs finish third at Doddridge

WEST UNION – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers placed in 16 of the 19 events here recently to finish third in the 10-team Doddridge County Invitational track and field meet.... more

WVWC’s Austin Davis takes second; Bobcat golfers place fourth in MEC Spring Classic

URBANA (Ohio) – Austin Davis shot a tournament-best 67 in round two and finished with runner-up honors for the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats in the Mountain East Conference Spring Classic at the Urbana Country Club last weekend.... more

Little Lady Bucs take runner-up honors at Doddridge

WEST UNION – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs won two events and collected enough lower places to compile 89 ½ points to earn runner-up honors in the Doddridge County Invitational track and field meet.... more

Softball Little Bucs fall to RLB and Lincoln

SHINNSTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs were unable to get their bats going last week and lost a pair of shut-outs on the road.... more

Baseball Bobcats suffer through five-game losing skid last week

BUCKHANNON – There is never a good time for a losing streak, but with the Mountain East Conference tournament just three weeks away, the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats are in danger of missing it after a six-game winless streak last week has put them into fifth place in the South Division.... more

Lady Buc lacrosse team downs St. Albans, 8-3

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc lacrosse team went 1-2 in a trio of games recently.... more

Tennis Lady Bucs win three in a row

BUCKHANNON – Following a couple of near misses to start the season that left the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs with an 0-3 start to the season, they turned around their fortunes big time last week with a trio of dominate performances in Big 10 Conference action.... more

Tennis Bobcats roll past Charleston in MEC action, 6-1

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Wesleyan came through with a doubles sweep to gain the early lead on the way to 6-1 victory over the University of Charleston here Sunday.... more

Little Lady Bucs run sixth at Trojan Classic JV meet

ST. ALBANS – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers came in sixth here March 30 in the Trojan Classic junior varsity track and field meet at St. Albans High School.... more

Lady Bucs record three wins over Roane County and Elkins

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team put together an epic come back here Friday evening scoring eight runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to get past Roane County by a 13-12 score.... more

Tennis Bucs down Liberty and Fairmont Senior

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur boys tennis team picked up two more victories last week in Big 10 Conference play.... more

Track and Field Lady Bucs run third at Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur track and field Lady Bucs continue to shine during the 2019 season.... more

Relay teams carry Bucs to sixth-place finish

CHARLESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur boys relay teams helped carry them team to a sixth place finish in the Capital City Classic this past Saturday at Laidley Field/UC Stadium.... more

Little Lady Buc softball team falls to W-I and South Harrison

LOST CREEK – Tough times continued for the young Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buc softball squad last week.... more

Softball Lady Bucs cruise past Fairmont Senior in 9-1 victory

TENNERTON – Alyssa Rohr pitched five strong innings and Alli Robinson hit a home run that still hasn’t landed as the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team defeated Fairmont Senior by a 9-1 score in a Big 10 Conference game here Thursday evening.... more

Red-hot tennis Lady Bobcats beat Fairmont State, 6-1

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats claimed a 6-1 victory Thursday over Fairmont State in a pivotal Mountain East women's tennis match.... more

Baseball Bucs fall to Indians and Polar Bears but defeat Minutemen

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer baseball team wrapped up playing five games in five days here last week with a road game with No. 1 Bridgeport on Wednesday and home game with Fairmont Senior on Thursday and Lewis County on Friday.... more

Buccaneers win weekly track and field home meet

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer track and field team won six events to bring home the team title in their weekly home meet this past Tuesday.... more

Tennis Bucs open season with 1-2 record; beats John Marshall

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur boys’ tennis team opened their season with a 1-2 mark after outings with Elkins, University and John Marshall.... more

JV Lady Buc lacrosse team improves to 5-0 on the season

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity lacrosse team racked up three more convincing victories here last week to keep their record perfect on the season.... more

Lady Buc netters open season with some near misses

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc tennis team is off to an 0-3 start to the season but they easily could be a 2-1 squad with a few breaks going their way.... more

Lady Bucs claim four wins as they take home meet

TENNERTON – Three individual wins and one relay victory propelled the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs to a championship in their six-team home meet here last Tuesday... more

Cadence Vincent qualifies for YMCA National Short Course Championships in Greensboro

ELKINS — Cadence Vincent, a local swimmer from Buckhannon, has qualified for three events in the YMCA National Short Course Championship in Greensboro, N.C.... more

Baseball Bucs split Big 10 Conference games with Grafton and Liberty

GRAFTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer baseball team split a pair of Big 10 Conference games this week on the road.... more

Lady Bucs take top honors at Herbert Hoover Invite

CHARLESTON – Buckhannon-Upshur freshman Catherine Oliveto made the most of her first invitational track and field for the Lady Bucs last Friday in the Herbert Hoover Invitational at Laidley Field.... more

Softball Lady Bucs make short work of Grafton in 10-0 victory

TENNERTON – An eight-run second inning propelled the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team to a convincing 10-0 victory over Grafton here Monday evening in Big 10 Conference action.... more

Junior varsity Lady Buc lacrosse team starts season 2-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Buc lacrosse team is off to a 2-0 start to the season after a pair of wins over University and Morgantown.... more

Hudson and Shires toss shutouts as Lady ‘Cats take two from Glenville State in softball action

BUCKHANNON – Hannah Hudson and Haylee Shires pitched a pair of complete-game shutouts for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats against the Glenville State Lady Pioneers here Wednesday evening in a Mountain East Conference doubleheader.... more

Track Bucs earn runner-up honors at Tyler Consolidated

SISTERSVILLE – The Buckhannon-Upshur track and field Bucs had a strong showing in the relay events and Dash Davis brought home an individual win at the Tyler Consolidated Invitational this past Friday.... more

Baseball ‘Cats take winning streak to four with doubleheader sweep of Notre Dame

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan baseball team ran their winning streak to four games with a Mountain East Conference doubleheader sweep over the Notre Dame Falcons here Tuesday at Hank Ellis Field.... more

 

Acro & Tumbling Team takes second at FSU tri-meet

FAIRMONT – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat Acro & Tumbling team split a tri-meet at Fairmont State’s Joe Retton Arena Saturday afternoon.... more

B-UMS softball team off to rocky start

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs got the 2019 softball season off to a rocky start last week, dropping a pair of games that were shortened by the mercy rule.... more

Softball Lady Bucs’ rally falls short against Lincoln in 9-7 setback

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur softball team had to keep plugging away at a Lincoln lead here Saturday afternoon in Big 10 Conference action, but while they never gave up they were never able to take a lead in a 9-7 setback.... more

Tennis Lady Bobcats squeak by UVa.-Wise, 4-3

WISE (Va.) – West Virginia Wesleyan rallied from a 3-0 deficit to claim a 4-3 victory in Mountain East conference tennis action here Saturday.... more

Baseball ‘Cats take two from Urbana in Mountain East Conference action

URBANA (Ohio) – The Mountain East Conference baseball tournament is still five weeks away, but the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats needed a doubleheader sweep over the last place Urbana Blue Knights if they wanted to keep pace with the competition in the MEC South Division.... more

Lady ‘Cats drop a pair of MEC matches to UVa.-Wise and UC

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Wesleyan lacrosse team ran into some tough times on their southern swing portion of their Mountain East Conference schedule this past weekend.... more

Lady Bucs pick up two more lacrosse victories

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc lacrosse team had a field day in the northern panhandle last weekend with a pair of dominating road wins over John Marshall and Wheeling Park.... more

Herron pitches Buccaneers past Huskies in Big 10 action, 10-1

RACHEL – The Buckhannon-Upshur baseball Buccaneers were on both sides of the spectrum last week in a pair of games.... more

Softball Lady Bucs down North Marion, 6-3

RACHEL – It was a winning formula for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team here Thursday in a Big 10 Conference battle with the North Marion Lady Huskies.... more

B-U track and field teams open with dual meet against Elkins

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur boy’s and girl’s track teams opened their season with a dual meet against Elkins last Tuesday at the high school.... more

Baseball Bucs have rough outings in losses to Preston and Lincoln

TENNERTON – It was a rough day for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer baseball team on Tuesday as they lost a pair of home games to Preston and Lincoln in Big 10 Conference action.... more

Assfeld named MEC Men’s Swimmer of the Year; Gitzen sweeps MEC Coach of the Year awards

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan's Arthur Assfeld has been named the Mountain East Conference's Men's Swimmer of the Year, while Fairmont State's Majester Abdul-Jalil was named the conference's Freshman of the Year. Additionally, West Virginia Wesleyan head coach April Gitzen was tabbed as the league's Coach of the Year.... more

Wesleyan Acro & Tumbling Team records victory over West Liberty

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Arco & Tumbling Team found their way back into the win column Monday evening with a 235.995-231.235 over the visiting West Liberty Hilltoppers in a Mountain East Conference clash at Rockefeller Center.... more

‘Cats open MEC play with 7-0 win over West Liberty

Harry Simaioforidis of the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat tennis team won both his matches Wednesday against West Liberty. The ‘Cats are now 1-0 in the MEC.... more

Rylee Jackson named MEC Freshman of the Year; April Gitzen selected as MEC Coach of the Year

BRIDGEPORT — Fairmont State's Courtney Deem has been named the Mountain East Conference Swimmer of the Year, while West Virginia Wesleyan's Rylee Jackson was tabbed as the league's Freshman of the Year. ... more

Softball Lady Bucs crush Preston, fall to University

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team made quick work of the Preston Lady Knights here Tuesday afternoon in a Big 10 Conference battle.... more

Baseball Bobcats drop non-conference clash to Salem, 13-5

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat baseball team used their mid-week non-conference game with Salem to their full roster playing time here Tuesday evening at Hank Ellis Field.... more

Toothman earns low medalist; Lady Bobcats win at Fairmont

FAIRMONT – West Virginia Wesleyan’s Beverly Toothman took low medalist honors in the two-day Fairmont State Spring Invite at the Green Hills C.C. this past Monday and Tuesday.... more

Something seems amiss with the Big 10 Basketball Boys All-Conference Team

BUCKHANNON – You might as well go ahead and put a tent over the Buckhannon-Upshur basketball program because it has turned into a clown show.... more

Baseball ‘Cats takes two games from West Liberty, 7-3 and 9-5

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan baseball team took care of business against the three-win West Liberty Hilltoppers here Sunday in a Mountain East Conference doubleheader at Hank Ellis Field.... more

Softball Lady Bucs go 1-1 in a pair of slugfests

GLEN DALE – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team split a pair of wild games on Saturday in the northern panhandle.... more

Softball Lady Bobcats drop two to UVa.-Wise in conference play

WISE (Va.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan College softball team suffered a doubleheader sweep at the hands of the UVa.-Wise Cavaliers Sunday afternoon here in Mountain East Conference action at Cavalier Field. ... more

Wesleyan lacrosse team loses early lead in 12-8 setback to Wheeling Jesuit

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan just can’t get over that hump in Mountain East Conference lacrosse play as they dropped another close contest on Sunday, losing a 12-8 decision to the visiting Wheeling Jesuit Lady Cardinals. ... more

Baseball Buccaneers earn split with John Marshall in non-conference action

GLEN DALE – Same two teams, same location, two totally different results.... more

Lady Bucs open lacrosse season with a 1-1 mark

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc lacrosse team is 1-1 on the season after splitting their first two games of the young season.... more

Tennis Bobcats crack national rankings at 42

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan cracked the national rankings in men's tennis for the second consecutive year, coming in at No.42 in the Top 50 teams published by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.... more

B-U’s Alli Robinson named to Class AAA Third Team All-State Team

CHARLESTON — After ripping through a one-loss campaign that concluded with a second-straight Class AAA championship, it is little surprise to see Parkersburg well represented in terms of postseason awards. ... more

Lilly and Hurst named to Class AAA Boys’ All-State Basketball Squad

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers placed two players on the Class AAA All-State Team.... more

Defense lets down Buccaneers in 13-3 conference loss to East Fairmont

FAIRMONT – The Buckhannnon-Upshur defense committed five errors in a 13-3 5-inning setback to the East Fairmont Bees Thursday afternoon in a Big 10 Conference affair.... more

Zuliani and Bennett excel at WV LSC Short Course Championships

HUNTINGTON – Two RAYS swimmers – Preston Bennett and Cameron Zuliani – competed in the 2019 WV LSC Short Course Championships recently at the Cam Henderson Center on the campus of Marshall University.... more

‘Cats earn split with Wheeling Jesuit in Mountain East Conference twin bill

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan baseball team earned a split with the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals Saturday afternoon in their home debut in a Mountain East Conference twin bill at Hank Ellis Field.... more

WVWC lacrosse team crushes Waynesburg, falls to Notre Dame

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat lacrosse team wrapped up their non-conference schedule in style with a 20-0 victory over Division III Waynesburg Wednesday evening.... more

Four home runs power Lady ‘Cats past Concord in game one of a MEC softball doubleheader

ATHENS – Four home runs powered the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team past the Concord Lady Mountain Lions here Saturday afternoon in game one of a Mountain East Conference doubleheader.... more

Tennis Bobcats narrowly defeated by Mercyhurst in a 4-3 setback

ERIE (Pa.) – For the second consecutive day, West Virginia Wesleyan lost an epic battle in the final match of their dual as Mercyhurst University took a 4-3 decision in men's tennis action here Saturday.... more

Baseball Bucs win opener against Hawks in non-conference play, 7-6

MORGANTOWN – Tim Phillips made a play of the year for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer baseball team in their opener Monday night in a non-conference affair against the University Hawks at Mylan Park.... more

Softball Lady Bobcats sweep doubleheader from Alderson Broaddus

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats returned to their winning ways here Tuesday in a non-conference doubleheader against the Alderson Broaddus Battlers at Culpepper Field.... more

Lady Bucs use long ball to down Grafton, 13-4

GRAFTON – Opponents are going to have to get used to the ball flying out of the park when the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team shows up on their schedule.... more

Lady ‘Cats split with Shepherd, tumble twice to Fairmont State

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team went 1-3 over the weekend in a pair of Mountain East Conference home doubleheaders with Shepherd and Fairmont State.... more

Lacrosse Lady Bobcats lose to Walsh, beat OVU

NORTH CANTON (Ohio) – Following a 3-0 start to the season, the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat lacrosse team dropped their second straight game Friday evening in a non-conference road clash with the Walsh Cavaliers.... more

Class A All-State Girls Basketball Team announced

HUNTINGTON - It appears that three is the favorite number of Huntington St. Joe's girls basketball team.... more

Tennis Bobcats lose close one to Edinboro

EDINBORO (Pa.) — The West Virginia Wesleyan mens tennis team let one get away from them against Edinboro Friday afternoon in non-conference action and wound up dropping a 4-3 decision.... more

Lady ‘Cat golfers place eighth at Browngolf Invitational

PINEHURST, N.C.—The West Virginia Wesleyan women’s golf team traveled to North Carolina this weekend to open the spring season in the Browngolf Intercollegiate Invitational at the Country Club of Whispering Pines.... more

Squires named to First Team, Griffith HM selection on Big 10 All-Swim Team

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Sam Squires and Drew Griffith were named to the 2018-2019 Big 10 All-Conference teams that were announced recently.... more

Five Lady Bucs swimmers named to Big 10 All-Conference Team

TENNERTON – Five Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc swimmers were recently honored on the 2018-19 Big 10 All-Conference Swim Teams.... more

Softball Lady Bucs open season 1-1; falls to Senior but downs Braxton

FAIRMONT — Everything came up roses for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs softball team in their home opener here Thursday against the Braxton County Eagles in a 10-0 three inning victory.... more

WV Irish Road Bowling kicks-off March 16

IRELAND — Another season of West Virginia Irish Road Bowling is set to kick off March 16 and 17 at the Irish Spring Festival in Ireland, WV, in Lewis County.... more

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Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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