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Gaudet selected to All-State Soccer First Team

TENNERTON – Audrey Gaudet received one of the highest honors a high school soccer player can achieve after being named to the 2018 West Virginia High School Girls’ All-State First Team.... more

Hurst nabs Second Team honors, Tenney and Kelley named to HM squad

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer soccer team landed three players on the 2018 Class AAA All-State team that is voted on by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.... more

Lady Bobcats’ magical season ends at Bloomsburg

BLOOMSBURG (Pa.) – The magical run of the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat soccer team came to an end here Friday evening against the Bloomsburg Huskies in a Sweet 16 match-up in the NCAA Division II Tournament.... more

Basketball ‘Cats win MEC opener at Wheeling Jesuit, 78-60

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats snapped a nine-game losing streak to the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals here Saturday with a dominant 78-60 win in the Mountain East Conference opener for both teams.... more

Third quarter dooms Lady Bobcat cagers in 60-52 setback to Wheeling Jesuit in conference debut

WHEELING – A horrendous third-quarter did in the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats in their Mountain East Conference opener Saturday afternoon on the road against the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals at McDonough Center.... more

Soccer ‘Cats’ Matthew Bentley and Zach Whiting named to DII CCA Atlantic Region Soccer Team

EAST STROUDSBURG (Pa.) — Two soccer players from the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats have earned All-Atlantic Region honors by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association.... more

Charleston claims men’s regional cross-country title

PITTSBURGH – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s cross-country team had to forfeit their opportunity to compete in the NCAA Atlantic Regionals Saturday morning based on a technicality.... more

Cross-country Lady Bobcats run 19th at Atlantic Regionals

PITTSBURGH – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat cross country wrapped up their season Saturday in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Championships at Schenley Park hosted by Slippery Rock University.... more

B-U softball standout Robinson signs with WVWC

TENNERTON – One of the most prolific power hitters in the history of Buckhannon-Upshur softball signed her letter of intent on Wednesday as infielder Alli Robinson made her decision to continue her athletic career at West Virginia Wesleyan College.... more

Lady Bobcats open season with 70-63 loss to Pitt-Johnstown

BUCKHANNON – A rough fourth-quarter prevented the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats from winning their season opener Wednesday evening against the visiting Pitt-Johnstown Mountain Cats.... more

Is making the high school play-offs really a reward?

BUCKHANNON – Just another short rant from yours truly this week, but making the play-offs in high school football is supposed to be a reward, correct?... more

Does West Virginia have a path to the national title and another Fearless Forecast season is in the books

BUCKHANNON – A couple of weeks ago, we deciphered the play-off hopes of the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers, this week we are going to do the same for the West Virginia University Mountaineers.... more

Prater and Tavekelian named to CCA All-Region First Team

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Eight players from the Mountain East Conference are represented on the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-Atlantic Region Women's Soccer teams.... more

Bobcats place two on All-MEC Football Team

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan Football had two players recognized on Tuesday when the Mountain East Conference announced the all-conference teams.... more

Buckhannon Post 7 American Legion baseball team marches in Veterans Day parade

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon Post 7 American Legion baseball team marched in the local Veterans Day parade Monday morning.... more

‘Cat, Lady ‘Cat swimmers defeat Alderson Broaddus in dual meet

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat and Lady Bobcat swim teams continue to impress as they easily downed Alderson Broaddus last Saturday in a home dual meet.... more

Football ‘Cats fall in finale to Yellow Jackets, 45-25

INSTITUTE – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats had their third best offensive output in their 11-game season here Saturday racking up 425 yards in their season finale against the West Virginia Yellow Jackets in a Mountain East Conference contest.... more

Lady ‘Cats advance to NCAA Division II Sweet 16

WEST CHESTER (Pa.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats didn’t score a goal in their two NCAA Division II Tournament games over the weekend against the 18th-ranked Kutztown Golden Bears and the West Chester Golden Rams. It turns out they didn’t need to in order to advance to the NCAA Division II Sweet 16.... more

Basketball ‘Cats win two huge games in MEC/PSAC Crossover Tournament

WEST LIBERTY – The season couldn’t have started any better for head coach Jack Meriwether and his West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats this weekend in the MEC/PSAC Crossover Tournament hosted by West Liberty University.... more

Wesleyan swim teams win a pair of home dual meets

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s and women’s swim teams continue to impress early in the season as they picked up a pair of home dual meet wins recently over Notre Dame College and Urbana.... more

Goals remain the same for Kittle and Lady Bucs

TENNERTON – There will be a new but familiar face in charge of the Buckhannon-Upshur girls’ basketball program when they take to the court this winter.... more

Basketball Bobcats tip-off 2018-19 season tonight against West Chester

WEST LIBERTY – The 2018-19 West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats will get their season underway tonight when they play West Chester (Pa.) in the annual MEC/PSAC Crossover Tournament at West Liberty.... more

Bullett hopes to keep building Lady Bobcat program

BUCKHANNON – With the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat basketball season right around the corner, third-year head coach Vicky Bullett continues to rebuild the program.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs place five on WVHSSCA All-Region I Team

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team placed five players on the WVHSSCA AAA Girls 2018 All-Region I squad.... more

Hurst and Tenney named to WVHSSCA All-Region Soccer First Team

TENNERTON – The post-season honors keep rolling in for the Buckhannon-Upshur boys’ soccer team as the 2018 WVHSSCA AAA Boys All-Region I teams were announced this week.... more

Reminiscing about the North Central Athletic Conference in our playoff edition of the Fearless Football Forecast

BUCKHANNON – I have never heard anybody utter this phrase, so I may be the first ever, but here it goes – I miss the North Central Athletic Conference, especially for high school football.... more

Lady ‘Cats left off All- MEC Volleyball team

BRIDGEPORT — Wheeling Jesuit's Haley Kramer, Audrey Francis and Christy Benner, along with West Virginia State's Gabrielle Bullock, have earned top honors from the Mountain East Conference as the league announced its annual awards and all-conference teams.... more

Hurst and Tenney earn All-Big 10 Soccer Conference honors

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer soccer team landed two players on the 2018 Boys Big 10 All-Conference Soccer Team that was announced on Sunday.... more

Gaudet and Ware earn All-Big 10 First Team soccer honors; Bennett named to All-Big 10 Second Team

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Audrey Gaudet and Madison Ware earned 2018 Big 10 All-Conference Soccer First Team honors as the team was released Sunday afternoon.... more

Bobcats fall to Glenville State on Senior Day, 36-33

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan football team couldn’t overcome a 13-point first-quarter deficit here Saturday afternoon against the Glenville State Pioneers in a Mountain East Conference clash at Cebe Ross Field in a 36-33 setback.... more

Lady ‘Cats win MEC title over Concord on penalty kicks

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan won the Mountain East Conference Championship against Concord University on Sunday afternoon at Cebe Ross Field. ... more

Final WVSSAC AAA High School Football Power Ratings

Rank School Rating Won Lost Tied Scored Allowed Points Bonus 1 MARTINSBURG 16.3 10 0 0 575 86 117 46... more

‘Cat, Lady ‘Cat swim teams open season in West Virginia State Games at Marshall

HUNTINGTON – The West Virginia Wesleyan swim teams opened their season recently in the West Virginia State Games at Marshall University.... more

Bucs end season with wild 39-33 win over Elkins

TENNERTON – The “Axe Trophy” will be housed within the halls of Buckhannon-Upshur High School after the Buccaneers closed out their season with a wild 39-33 victory over the visiting Elkins Tigers Friday night at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium. ... more

XC Bobcats finish fourth at MEC Championships

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat cross-country finished fourth among nine teams in the Mountain East Conference Championships Saturday morning at the Crispin Golf Course at Oglebay Resort.... more

Lady Buc volleyball team falls to University in sectional tilt

KINGWOOD – A wonderful season came to a premature end for head coach Ashley Hall and her Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc volleyball team last Wednesday in the very tough Region I, Section II tournament action against University at Preston High School.... more

Frame and Carr finish top 10 for Lady ‘Cats as they take third at MEC Championships

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat cross-country team placed two runners in the top 10 at the Mountain East Conference Championships Saturday morning at the Crispin Golf Course at the Oglebay Resort.... more

McGrew lands on Memphis Hustle NBA G-League roster

BUCKHANNON – Former Buckhannon-Upshur and West Virginia Wesleyan basketball stand-out Tanner McGrew is now officially a member of an NBA roster.... more

Soccer Lady Bobcats down West Liberty in MEC semis

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats took care of business in their Mountain East Conference semi-final match-up with the West Liberty Hilltoppers Friday afternoon on the turf of Cebe Ross Field.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats end season with two losses to Shepherd and Fairmont

FAIRMONT – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team dropped a pair of Mountain East Conference clashes over the weekend, ending their bid for a spot in the MEC post season tournament that begins this Thursday.... more

Bucs and Tigers set to renew rivalry tonight

TENNERTON – A pair of 4-5 football teams will meet tonight on the gridiron when the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers host the Elkins Tigers at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Bentley earns MEC First Team soccer honors for Bobcats

BRIDGEPORT—Notre Dame's Arthur Favero and Nicholas Felician, along with the University of Charleston's Williams N'Dah and Dan Stratford have earned top honors from the Mountain East Conference as the league announced its annual awards and all-conference teams.... more

Upshur County Youth Soccer teams compete in WVSA Target United Cup Tournament

BARBOURSVILLE – The Upshur County Youth Soccer League had three teams compete in the West Virginia Soccer Association 2018 Target United Cup at the Barboursville Soccer Complex this past weekend.... more

Lady Bobcats well represented on All-MEC team

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan's Natalie Prater, Makatlyn Tucker and Richard Owens, along with Charleston's Marlee Coleman, have earned top honors from the Mountain East Conference as the league announced its annual women's soccer awards and all-conference teams.... more

Prognosticators decipher play-off chances for Buccaneers

BUCKHANNON – Well, Buckhannon-Upshur took care of their business last Friday night, but they didn’t get much help from anyone else. Actually they didn’t get much help from anybody.... more

Volleyball Lady Bobcats suffer damaging loss to Glenville St.

BUCKHANNON – The Mountain East Tournament hopes of the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team took a hit Tuesday with a 3-1 home setback to the Glenville State Pioneers at Rockefeller Center.... more

Wesleyan’s Bentley named MEC Player of the Week again

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan's Matthew Bentley is the Mountain East Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors, while Charleston's Leon Kroiss is the league's Defensive Player of the Week.... more

Bentley scores three as Bobcats blank Rams, 6-0

BUCKHANNON – Matthew Bentley continued his dominant play to close out the season for the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats as they wrapped up their 2018 campaign Sunday in a Mountain East Conference clash with the Shepherd Rams on the turf at Cebe Ross Field.... more

Lady ‘Cats tie Shepherd in regular season finale, 1-1

BUCKHANNON – Things didn’t go according to plan for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat soccer team in their regular season finale with the visiting Shepherd Rams Sunday afternoon on the turf at Cebe Ross Field in a Mountain East Conference contest.... more

Linzy tallies three touchdowns but ‘Cats fall to Shepherd, 58-35

SHEPHERDSTOWN – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats had their best offensive output in five weeks, but couldn’t overcome five turnovers and the excellent play of Shepherd quarterback Tyson Bagent in a 58-35 setback Saturday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference contest at Ram Stadium.... more

2018 Bob Cupp Golf League ends with tie

TENNERTON – Hyre’s Well & Pump Service and High Point Construction wound up sharing the 2018 Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League championship.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats suffer back-to-back losses

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats suffered a pair of home setbacks this weekend in Mountain East Conference action.... more

No. 19 Bucs look for two in a row against Preston

TENNERTON – The 19th-ranked Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers hope to make it two in a row tonight when they visit Kingwood for a Big 10 Conference battle with the Preston Knights. Kick-off is set for 7 p.m.... more

Bentley has hat-trick as ‘Cats beat Seton Hill, 4-0

GREENSBURG (Pa.) – A healthy Matthew Bentley is finally showing what he can do on a soccer field as he scored three times to lead the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats to a 4-1 road win Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference outing against Seton Hill at Dick’s Sporting Goods Field.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats edge Salem in five sets, 3-2

SALEM – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team earned a hard-fought 3-2 win over the Salem Tigers Tuesday night in a non-conference affair.... more

Lady ‘Cats win overtime thriller against Fairmont St.

FAIRMONT – Natalie Prater scored the lone goal of the game in the 105th minute in double overtime for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats in their Mountain East Conference battle with the Fairmont State Falcons Wednesday night.... more

Lady Bucs cruise past Grafton 3-0 in Big 10 Conference volleyball action

GRAFTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc volleyball team made short work of the Grafton Bearcats here Monday night in Big 10 Conference action.... more

Prognosticators like Buckhannon-Upshur, West Virginia and Pittsburgh this week

BUCKHANNON – Last week, something truly unexpected happened. Shea and Sid Phillips picked against Marshall. And then Marshall won.... more

Buckhannon-Upshur Athletic HOF inducts new members

TENNERTON – There was laughter, tears, friendships renewed and a lot of trips down memory lane at the 2018 Buckhannon-Upshur High School Athletic Hall of Fame banquet Saturday night at the high school. ... more

Bentley scores four times as ‘Cats beat Urbana

BUCKHANNON – Matthew Bentley had a career day for the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats as the junior forward tallied four goals as the ‘Cats rolled to a 4-1 win over the Urbana Blue Knights Sunday afternoon on the turf at Cebe Ross Field.... more

Soccer Lady Bobcats down Urbana 2-0 on “Senior Day”

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat soccer team ran their unbeaten streak to 13 games as they put in a workman-like effort in a 2-0 “Senior Day” victory over the visiting Urbana Blue Knights Sunday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference clash on the turf at Cebe Ross Field.... more

Bobcats drop 41-0 decision to No. 13 Notre Dame

BUCKHANNON – The banged up West Virginia Wesleyan football team had trouble moving the ball against the 13th-ranked and unbeaten Notre Dame Falcons here Saturday afternoon in a 41-0 setback at Cebe Ross Field.... more

WVWC’s Zetty and Hubner named MEC Soccer Players of the Week

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan's Marissa Zetty is the Mountain East Conference Offensive Player of the Week, while teammate Chelsea Hubner has been recognized as the Defensive Player of the Week.... more

Hyre’s Well & Pump Service wins fourth-quarter golf title

TENNERTON – Hyre’s Well & Pump Service thrashed Sam’s Pizza by a 25-15 count last week to nail down the fourth-quarter title in the Buckhannon Country Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League.... more

Wesleyan volleyball team records a pair of road wins against UVa.-Wise, Concord

ATHENS – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team picked up a pair of wins on their Mountain East Conference southern trek to Wise (Va.) and Athens this past weekend.... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs go 5-1 last week in tri-match play

FAIRMONT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc volleyball team continued to find success on the court after a string of three consecutive days of tri-matches last week.... more

Bobcat Matthew Bentley named MEC Offensive Soccer Player of the Week

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan’s Matthew Bentley is the Mountain East Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors, while Charleston’s Ewen Le Gallo is the league’s Defensive Player of the Week.... more

Lady Bobcat harriers run 27th at Slippery Rock Pre-Nationals meet

PITTSBURGH – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat cross-country team ran 27th in a crowded field of 30 teams Saturday at the Slippery Rock Pre-Nationals meet at Schenley Park.... more

Cross-country Bobcats place 26th at Slippery Rock event

PITTSBURGH – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s cross-country team finished 26th out of 29 teams in the Slippery Rock Pre-Nationals Saturday at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh.... more

Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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