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Lady Bobcats sting Yellow Jackets in first-round of MEC Tournament

INSTITUTE – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats saved their best offensive performance for the best possible time – the first round of the MEC Tournament.... more

WVWC Acro & Tumbling squad loses opener to Fairmont State

FAIRMONT – The West Virginia Wesleyan Acro & Tumbling team opened their 2021 season with a 262.430 – 239.205 loss to the Fairmont State Falcons Monday afternoon.... more

MEC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament scores and schedule

WHEELING – The scores and schedule for the MEC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Wesbanco Arena in Wheeling.... more

Wrestling Bucs start season ranked fourth by WVMat

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Bucs will start their season ranked fourth in the state in Class AAA according to the WVMat.com preseason coaches’ poll.... more

Volleyball Lady Bobcats improve to 6-3 with victory over Concord

ATHENS – The West Virginia Wesleyan volleyball team was put on upset notice by the winless Concord Mt. Lions Tuesday night in their Mountain East Conference encounter.... more

Basketball Lady Bobcats shut out of post-season honors; UC’s Brooklyn Pannell named MEC Player of the Year

BRIDGEPORT — Charleston's Brooklyn Pannell has been selected as the Mountain East Conference Player of the Year, the league announced on Tuesday as it released its top honors and all-conference teams.... more

Bucs, Lady Bucs both receive votes in first AP basketball poll

CHARLESTON – Both the Buckhannon-Upshur boys and girls basketball teams received votes in the first Associated Press rankings.... more

Lady Bucs return three of top four scorers from last year for 2021 season

TENNERTON – With three of his top four scorers returning from last year, Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Rob Kittle is looking to better his squad’s 13-10 mark from a year ago.... more

Lady Bobcats top Davis & Elkins in regular-season finale, 75-56

BUCKHANNON – Another stellar defensive effort by the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats led to a 75-56 victory over the visiting Davis & Elkins Senators Saturday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference contest at Rockefeller Center.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats tumble in rematch to West Virginia State, 3-0, in MEC action

BUCKHANNON – Two weeks ago, the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats and the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets played an instant classic five-set outing that went to the Yellow Jackets in an extended fifth set by a 17-15 score.... more

Buckhannon-Upshur announces site to order winter athletic tickets

TENNERTON – For tickets to athletic events for the winter sports teams (boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, boys’ and girls’ swimming and wrestling), Buckhannon-Upshur fans must use the ticket app at buhssports2.wixsite.com.... more

Soccer Bobcats hike record to 2-0 after win over Concord

BUCKHANNON – Lauri Vasa and Nika Monaselidze each scored a second-half goal to lift the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats to a 2-1 victory over the visiting Concord Mt. Lions Sunday afternoon.... more

MEC announces field for women’s post-season basketball tournament

BRIDGEPORT — The seedings and pairings for the 2021 Mountain East Conference Tournament presented by The Health Plan were announced by the league at the conclusion of Saturday’s regular-season finales.... more

15 Questions With...Gracie Boyles

BUCKHANNON – In this edition of 15 Questions With…we interview senior soccer player Gracie Boyles, We find out what she enjoys about being a Buccaneer and life in general. Enjoy!... more

Lady Bobcat defense clamps down on Concord in 67-56 upset victory

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat basketball team punched their ticket into the Mountain East Conference tournament with a 67-56 upset win over the visiting Concord Mt. Lions Wednesday evening. ... more

Bobcats falter down the stretch in 77-66 home setback to Concord

BUCKHANNON – A late game breakdown cost the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats a chance at their first victory of the season.... more

Football ‘Cats picked fifth in MEC South Division

BRIDGEPORT — Notre Dame and the University of Charleston have been tabbed by the league coaches as the preseason favorites for the 2021 Mountain East Conference spring football season.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats make quick work of Glenville State in MEC doubleheader

BUCKHANNON – Often times in tournaments or invitationals, a volleyball team will play more than once in a day, but it’s rare to see a regular-season doubleheader.... more

MEC releases cross country preseason polls: WVWC men are eighth; women picked third

BRIDGEPORT — The University of Charleston is the favorite to win the Mountain East Conference title in men's cross country this spring, while Davis & Elkins has been chosen as the team to beat in the conference in women's cross country.... more

Upshur County Youth Soccer to hold in-person registration this Saturday at public library

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Youth Soccer will have their final in-person sign-ups on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Upshur County Public Library from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.... more

Soccer ‘Cats score late to down Wheeling in season debut, 2-1

BUCKHANNON – It was perhaps the strangest open to a season that West Virginia Wesleyan veteran men’s soccer head coach Gavin Donaldson has ever seen.... more

Bobcats can’t sustain quick start in 104-92 loss to Yellow Jackets

INSTITUTE – Valentine’s Day was last weekend, but everything was coming up roses for the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats in the start of their Mountain East Conference clash with the homestanding West Virginia State Yellow Jackets Saturday afternoon.... more

Basketball Lady ‘Cats suffer setback on the road at West Virginia State, 114-69

INSTITUTE – Little went right for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats in their Mountain East Conference road contest with the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets Saturday afternoon.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats win five-set thriller against Davis & Elkins

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team put an end to their two-game slide in thrilling fashion Friday night when they hosted the Davis & Elkins Senators in a Mountain East Conference contest at Rockefeller Center.... more

Wesleyan acro & tumbling team picked sixth in MEC preseason poll

BRIDGEPORT — Fairmont State has been picked to win the 2021 Mountain East Conference Acrobatics & Tumbling Championship, the league announced today after a vote of the league coaches.... more

Lady ‘Cats picked to win MEC Central Division in preseason coaches poll

BRIDGEPORT — Fairmont State, West Virginia Wesleyan and Concord are predicted to win their divisions in Mountain East Conference women's soccer competition this spring.... more

15 Questions With...Breagan Pearson

BUCKHANNON – In this edition of 15 Questions With…we interview senior Breagan Pearson, who is gearing up for the upcoming wrestling season. We find out what he enjoys about being a Buccaneer and life in general.... more

Five individuals and one team enshrined in B-U Hall of Fame

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony is a time when past athletes, some of the greatest to ever wear a Buccaneer uniform, reunite to share memories and past glories with family, friends and former teammates.... more

Bobcats picked third in MEC men’s soccer poll

BRIDGEPORT — The University of Charleston has been picked by a vote of the league's coaches to win the Mountain East Conference men's soccer title this spring.... more

Ready or not, winter sports to open soon with just two weeks of practice

TENNERTON – Normally, the end of February and the beginning of March is a time for the high school winter sports scene to begin wrapping things up. The wrestling championships in Huntington, the swimming championships in Morgantown and the boys’ and girls’ basketball championships in Charleston. ... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats fall in rematch to UC, 3-0

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats opened their volleyball season two weeks ago with an impressive debut with a 3-2 home win against the University of Charleston Golden Eagles.... more

MEC updates spectator attendance policy

BRIDGEPORT —The Mountain East Conference announced on Tuesday the following updates to its attendance policies:... more

Lady Bobcat netters sixth in MEC preseason poll

BRIDGEPORT — The Charleston Golden Eagles have been selected to win the 2021 Mountain East Conference women's tennis title after a vote by the league's coaches. ... more

Tennis Bobcats picked second in MEC preseason coaches poll

BRIDGEPORT — The University of Charleston Golden Eagles have been selected to win the 2021 Mountain East Conference men's tennis title after a vote by the league's coaches.... more

Pair of West Virginia Wesleyan athletes tabbed for MEC Swimmer of the Week honors

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan's Kay Lange has been named Mountain East Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Week, and WVWC's Michael McAlpine was selected as the league's Men's Simmer of the Week.... more

WVWC’s Reed has game-high 28 points but ‘Cats fall to ranked UC, 101-85

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats couldn’t find a way to slow down the University of Charleston offense in a 101-85 setback Saturday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference contest at Rockefeller Center.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats go down to the wire with Yellow Jackets but suffer first loss of the season

INSTITUTE – West Virginia Wesleyan’s bid to start the volleyball season 3-0 came up just short in a hard-fought road battle with the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets Friday night in a Mountain East Conference outing at the Walker Convo Center.... more

Wesleyan swim teams down Alderson Broaddus in dual home meet

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat and Lady Bobcat swimmers were supposed to have a home tri-meet with the Salem Tigers and Alderson Broaddus Battlers Friday night.... more

Upshur Co. Youth Soccer to hold 2021 spring season

BUCKHANNON – Following the cancelation of their 2020 spring and fall seasons, Upshur County Youth Soccer announced on their Facebook page that the league will have a 2021 spring season.... more

Concord picked to win MEC men’s golf title this spring

BRIDGEPORT — Concord has been picked to defend its Mountain East Conference title in men's golf this spring.... more

Lady Bobcat golfers picked sixth in MEC preseason coaches poll

BRIDGEPORT — The University of Charleston has been selected as the preseason favorite to win the Mountain East Conference women's golf championship.... more

Lady Bobcats hang with No. 3 UC for a quarter but drop 87-52 decision

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat basketball team has been playing some pretty good basketball after winning three of their last five games after a 0-6 start to the season.... more

15 Questions With...Kennedy Samargo

BUCKHANNON – In this edition of 15 Questions With…we interview senior Kennedy Samargo. Samargo, who is gearing up for the upcoming basketball season, has also played soccer, softball and ran track at Buckhannon-Upshur. We find out what she enjoys about being a Buccaneer and life in general.... more

Gabauer shines for Lady ‘Cats in 68-57 victory over Senators

ELKINS – There is probably no one in the Mountain East Conference who comes off the bench and scores points like West Virginia Wesleyan’s senior forward Abi Gabauer.... more

Basketball Bobcats can’t catch a break as they fall to Davis & Elkins in MEC contest, 83-80

ELKINS – When things aren’t going your way, sometimes it seems like it’s tough to catch a break.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats dominate Concord as they improve to 2-0

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team made it look easy against the Concord Mt. Lions Tuesday night in a Mountain East Conference outing at Rockefeller Center.... more

WVWC’s Arthur Assfeld named MEC Men’s Swimmer of the Week

BRIDGEPORT — Fairmont State's Courtney Deem has been named Mountain East Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Week, and West Virginia Wesleyan's Arthur Assfeld was selected as the league's Men's Swimmer of the Week.... more

Wesleyan picked sixth in 2021 MEC lacrosse preseason coaches poll

BRIDGEPORT — Frostburg State is the favorite to win the 2021 Mountain East Conference women's lacrosse championship, the league announced today after a vote of the league coaches.... more

‘Cats can’t slow down West Liberty’s nation-leading offense in 111-64 loss

WEST LIBERTY – The West Liberty Hilltoppers entered their Mountain East Conference contest with West Virginia Wesleyan as the nation’s top offensive scoring team averaging 104.2 points per contest.... more

WVWC softball picked fourth in MEC preseason coaches poll

BRIDGEPORT — West Liberty and Charleston have been tabbed by the league coaches as the preseason favorites for the 2021 Mountain East Conference softball season.... more

Offensive woes plague Lady ‘Cat cagers in 80-43 road setback to Hilltoppers

WEST LIBERTY – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats had their lowest offensive output of the season in an 80-43 setback to the West Liberty Hilltoppers Sunday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference contest.... more

Lady ‘Cat swimmers shine in debut against Davis & Elkins

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan women’s swim team looked dominate in their season opener against the Davis & Elkins Senators Saturday afternoon in a home dual meet.... more

Bobcat swimmers edged by Senators in opener

BUCKHANNON – Arthur Assfeld claimed three of West Virginia Wesleyan’s six victories in their 2021 debut in a home dual meet with the Davis & Elkins Senators Saturday afternoon.... more

15 Questions With...William McCauley

BUCKHANNON – In this edition of 15 Questions With…we interview senior William McCauley, who is a current basketball player and former cross county runner at Buckhannon-Upshur to see what he enjoys about being a Buccaneer and life in general. Enjoy!... more

Four Buccaneers earn honors on WVSWA All-State Soccer Team

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers landed four players on the 2020 West Virginia Class AAA All-State Soccer Team as voted on by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.... more

WVWC inks 31 new football players on signing day

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan football and head coach Tony Testa announced 31 new Bobcats in the 2021 signing class after National Signing Day on Wednesday (Feb. 3).... more

Wesleyan defense shines as Lady ‘Cats knock off Wheeling for a 74-54 victory

BUCKHANNON – The best defensive effort of the year gave head coach Vicky Bullett and her West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats their second win of the season when they squared off with the Wheeling Cardinals Wednesday evening in a Mountain East Conference outing at Rockefeller Center.... more

Basketball ‘Cats fall at home to Wheeling, 85-77

BUCKHANNON – Two squads seeking their first win of the season met Wednesday night in Rockefeller Center in a Mountain East Conference contest when Wheeling made the trip to West Virginia Wesleyan College.... more

Baseball ‘Cats picked fifth in MEC South Division preseason poll

BRIDGEPORT — Notre Dame and the University of Charleston have been tabbed by the league coaches as the preseason favorites for the 2021 Mountain East Conference baseball season.... more

Wesleyan women’s soccer program announces schedule

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan women's soccer has released the 2020 schedule that will be.... more

B-U girls’ lacrosse team to hold meeting this Thursday

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur girls’ lacrosse team will be holding a player-parent meeting this Thursday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 at the high school.... more

Volleyball Lady Bobcats win opener against University of Charleston, 3-2

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team upset the University of Charleston Golden Eagles in their 2021 debut by a 3-2 score Tuesday night in a Mountain East Conference encounter at Rockefeller Center.... more

Buckhannon-Upshur Athletic Hall of Fame banquet canceled

TENNERTON – The 2020 Buckhannon-Upshur Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony that was set for this April has now been canceled permanently.... more

Lady Bobcats picked fifth in MEC South Division volleyball preseason poll

BRIDGEPORT — Wheeling and West Virginia State have been selected by the league coaches as the preseason favorites to win their divisions for this upcoming spring volleyball season in the MEC.... more

WVWC men’s soccer program announces 2021 schedule

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan men's soccer has officially announced the 2020-21 schedule.... more

Basketball Bobcats fade in second half in 88-70 loss to Notre Dame College

SOUTH EUCLID (Ohio) – In a battle of two teams looking for something positive as the basketball season reaches the midway point, it was the Notre Dame Falcons who outlasted the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats by an 88-70 score in a Mountain East Conference contest Monday night.... more

Lady Bobcat cagers fall to Notre Dame, 76-66

SOUTH EUCLID (Ohio) – A rough second quarter did in the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats in their Mountain East Conference road contest Monday evening against the MEC North Division leading Notre Dame College Falcons.... more

Lady Bobcats pick up first win with 86-73 victory over ABU

BUCKHANNON – All the hard work and persistence put in by the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats this season finally paid off Saturday when they hosted the Alderson Broaddus Battlers Saturday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference contest. ... more

Basketball ‘Cats come up short against Alderson Broaddus in 84-76 setback

BUCKHANNON – Jaylin Reed scored a game-high 24 points and Daylin Lee and Ross Young each recorded double-doubles for the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats in their Mountain East Conference home clash with the Alderson Broaddus Battlers Saturday evening, but it still wasn’t enough to get the Bobcats their first win of the season as they dropped an 84-76 decision.... more

Testa announces football captains for Wesleyan 2021 spring season

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan football team and head coach Tony Testa announced Kobe Vinegar, Dana Young, Trey Milam and Khalil Smith as team captains for the 2020-21 season.... more

Wesleyan releases men’s and women’s tennis schedules

BUCKHANNON - The West Virginia Wesleyan men's and women's tennis teams announced their schedules for the 2021 season.... more

Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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