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Little Lady Buc JV squad posts 16-10 victory over Elkins

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs eked out a 16-10 victory over the Elkins Lady Green Hornets here last Monday night to even their junior varsity record at 2-2. ... more

Bucs rally past Riverside in overtime, 77-72

GLENVILLE — The Buckhannon-Upshur boys basketball team gave coach Travis Foster his first career win by rallying past Riverside 77-72 in overtime Friday night in the consolation game of the IOGA Classic.... more

Lady Bucs best Parkersburg in early Class AAA showdown in IOGA Classic title tilt

GLENVILLE — In a battle of two of the state’s top-ranked teams, the Buckhannon-Upshur girls rolled to a convincing 65-38 victory over Parkersburg Saturday night in the IOGA Class AAA championship game held at Glenville State’s Waco Center. ... more

Little Lady Buc varsity bests EMS

TENNERTON — Shelby McDaniels poured in 14 points and Lexi Kelley followed with 13 here last Monday night to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to a 33-9 triumph over the Elkins Lady Green Hornets in a varsity outing.... more

Elkins deals Little Bucs a 50-25 setback in JV action

ELKINS – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers were unable to get their offense clicking here last Monday night and ended up dropping a 50-25 junior varsity verdict to the Elkins Green Hornets. ... more

Three Lady Buc spikers earn All-Big honors

TENNERTON — A trio of Buckhannon-Upshur High School volleyball players have earned spots on the All-Big 10 Conference teams.... more

Fourth-quarter rally falls short for Buccaneers

GLENVILLE — The Buckhannon-Upshur boys basketball team dropped a 69-58 decision to Cabell Midland Wednesday in the West Virginia Independent Oil and Gas Association (IOGA) Classic at the Waco Center. ... more

Second-half surge propels ABU past Bobcats, 68-59

PHILIPPI — The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team couldn’t maintain a halftime advantage as Alderson Broaddus University claimed a 68-59 victory Tuesday night in a non-conference affair between old WVIAC rivals.... more

Lady Bucs place fourth in MoHawk invite

MORGANTOWN — The Buckhannon-Upshur girls swim team posted a fourth-place finish and the Buccaneer boys were ninth at the MoHawk Invitational held Saturday at WVU’s Natatorium.... more

Pair of Buc gridders earn all-state laurels

CHARLESTON — Buckhannon-Upshur’s Drew Heatherly and Jonathan Warner have been honored on the Class AAA all-state football teams.... more

Little Buc varsity, JV cagers tumble

MORGANTOWN – The offensive punch wasn’t there for the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers here last Wednesday night in a 36-23 loss to Mountaineer in a varsity match-up. ... more

Cougars use late run to best Bucs

TENNERTON — Lincoln used an 11-0 run in the early stages of the fourth quarter to pull away from Buckhannon-Upshur, 52-37, Monday night in the Big 10 Conference opener for both teams.... more

Buccaneer JV team posts first win of early season

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur used 19 points from Ryan Hurst to post a 64-50 win over Lincoln on Monday night.... more

Little Buc wrestlers open with victory

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers opened the 2017-18 wrestling campaign on a winning note here recently, thrashing Robert L. Bland’s Patriots by a 52-36 margin. ... more

Bucs fall to No. 2 UHS in opener

TENNERTON — Class AAA, No. 2 University coasted out to an early lead en route to handing Buckhannon-Upshur a 78-53 setback Friday night in battle of sectional foes.... more

Lady Bucs coast past Preston

KINGWOOD — Top-ranked Buckhannon-Upshur picked up its second win against sectional foe in as many games as the Lady Bucs coasted past Preston, 53-25, on Thursday night.... more

Bobcats bow to Concord

BUCKHANNON — Tommy Bolte fired in 35 points to lead Concord to an 80-69 win over West Virginia Wesleyan Saturday afternoon in Mountain East Conference play at the Rockefeller Center.... more

Hot-shooting lifts Concord to MEC win over Lady ’Cats

BUCKHANNON — Concord raced out to a 26-10 lead in the first quarter and never looked back on its way to an 88-68 win over West Virginia Wesleyan Saturday afternoon in Mountain East Conference play at the Rockefeller Center. ... more

Mountaineer deals Little Lady Buc varsity, JV cagers setbacks

TENNERTON – A scoreless second quarter put the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs in a hole here Wednesday night and they wound up dropping a 31-19 decision to Mountaineer (Morgantown) in junior varsity action.... more

University rallies by Buc JVs

TENNERTON — University used a strong fourth quarter to get past Buckhannon-Upshur, 57-50, Friday night in junior varsity action.... more

Little Bucs tumble to Bridgeport

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs battled Bridgeport’s Braves almost even in the first half, but they slacked off in the third stanza and ended up dropping a 44-35 verdict in a varsity match-up. ... more

McClung, Robinson pace top-ranked Lady Bucs to win in debut

MORGANTOWN — Hanna McClung and Alli Robinson each scored 20 points as Class AAA, No. 1 Buckhannon-Upshur opened the season with a 62-46 victory over sectional foe University on Tuesday night.... more

’Cats hold off late UVa.-Wise rally to post first victory of the season

WISE, Va. — Four different players landed in double figures as the West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team held off UVa.-Wise, 71-70, for their first win of the season. ... more

Lady ’Cats struggle from the field in falling at UVa.-Wise

WISE, Va. — After producing their best shooting performance of the season in Saturday’s win at Fairmont State, coach Vicky Bullett’s squad went cold Wednesday night, falling at Mountain East Conference foe Virginia-Wise, 54-47.... more

Little Lady Buc varsity team drops 36-35 heartbreaker at Bridgeport JV wins

BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs lost a 36-35 heartbreaker here Monday night when a fourth-quarter rally came up short in their varsity clash with Bridgeport’s Lady Braves. ... more

B-U swimmers fare well in Rotary Holiday Invitational

CLARKSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur swim teams turned in solid efforts at the Clarksburg Rotary Holiday Invitational held Saturday at the Harrison County YMCA.... more

Lady Bobcats’ Cooper named to Coaches’ All-American First Team

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan’s Mary Cooper has been named to the United Soccer Coaches’ All-America Team.... more

Lady ’Cats register fourth win of the season, knock off Fairmont St.

FAIRMONT — The West Virginia Wesleyan women’s basketball team held off a late Fairmont State University rally to claim a 79-75 Mountain East Conference road victory Saturday at Joe Retton Arena. ... more

Bobcat men fall short against Falcons, 83-77

FAIRMONT — Fairmont State University needed a late surge to get past West Virginia Wesleyan, 83-77, Saturday afternoon in Mountain East Conference play at Joe Retton Arena.... more

Little Lady Buc cagers bow in 2017-18 openers

SHINNSTON – Ice-cold shooting at the charity stripe cost the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs here Thursday in their 2017-18 varsity basketball opener with Lincoln’s Lady Wildcats.... more

Lady ’Cats hold off Shepherd, 76-69

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan used clutch free-throw shooting in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 76-69 win over Shepherd Wednesday night in Mountain East Conference play at the Rockfeller Center.... more

Rams pull away from Bobcats in claiming an 82-64 MEC victory

BUCKHANNON — Shepherd placed five players in double figures to pull away for an 82-64 victory over West Virginia Wesleyan Wednesday night in Mountain East Conference play inside the Rockefeller Center.... more

Pair of Lady Buc spikers receive all-state laurels

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur’s Madison Shepherd and Sydney Maxwell have earned laurels on the Class AAA all-state volleyball teams announced over the weekend by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. ... more

Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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