Sports

George Washington’s Kalissa Lacy wins state’s Mary Ostrowski award

CHARLESTON — George Washington’s Kalissa Lacy revels in the process and finds enjoyment in the effort she puts into improving her game at the gym year-round. ... more

15 Questions With... Logan Kelley

BUCKHANNON – In this edition of 15 Questions With…we interview senior Logan Kelley to see what he enjoys about being a Buccaneer and life in general.... more

Lady Bucs’ McDaniels and Maxwell earn All-State Girls Basketball honors

BECKLEY — Buckhannon-Upshur’s Shelby McDaniels and Brooklyn Maxwell were named to the 2019-2020 Class AAA Girls All-State Basketball Team as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.... more

15 Questions With... Ashton Hollen

BUCKHANNON – In this edition of 15 Questions With…we interview senior Ashton Hollen to see what she enjoys about being a Buccaneer and life in general.... more

West Virginia University spring football game canceled

MORGANTOWN — Due to the ongoing developments related to COVID-19, the Big 12 Conference extended its suspension from March 29 to May 31 of all team activities whether organized or voluntary. This suspension includes team and individual practices, meetings, and other organized gatherings. The suspension will be re-evaluated regularly and revisited or adjusted as circumstances dictate.... more

15 Questions With... Olivia Caynor

BUCKHANNON – In this edition of 15 Questions With…we interview senior Olivia Caynor to see what she enjoys about being a Buccaneer and life in general.... more

Ryan Hurst, Lamar Hurst secure Big 10 All-Conference hoop honors

TENNERTON – The name Hurst shows up not once, but twice on the Big 10 All-Conference Boys’ Basketball Team for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers.... more

Nitro’s Baylee Goins named captain of Class AA All-State Girls Basketball Team

FAIRMONT – In a 2019-20 season surrounded by uncertainty and unprecedented circumstances, it was a pair of unstoppable individual stars and two impeccable all-around teams who brought a certain degree of night-to-night assuredness to the Class AA girls’ basketball hoops scene all year long. Whether it was making outstanding performances routine, or dominant victories the regular, the collective merits of both forces on each of the individual and team fronts headlined the Class AA all-state teams, as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.... more

The Press Box will never be the same

I was sleeping in this past Saturday morning when I received a phone call.... more

15 Questions With... Samuel Walker

BUCKHANNON – In this edition of 15 Questions With…we interview senior Samuel Walker to see what he enjoys about being a Buccaneer and life in general.... more

15 Questions With... Johnna Smith

BUCKHANNON – The Record Delta has started a new periodical feature – 15 Questions With...... more

Basketball Lady Bucs post 13-10 record during 2019-20 season

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc basketball program compiled their second straight winning season under second year head coach Rob Kittle.... more

Basketball Buccaneers post winning record during 2019-20 campaign

TENNERTON – The continuing improvement of the Buckhannon-Upshur boys’ basketball program was on display during the 2019-20 season.... more

15 Questions With... Ryan Strader

BUCKHANNON – The Record Delta is going to start a new periodical feature starting with this issue – 15 Questions With...... more

West Virginia Wesleyan and MEC shut down spring sports seasons

BUCKHANNON – As sports fans watched league after league terminate or suspend their spring seasons this week on a national level, it hit closer to home with a pair of announcements made by West Virginia Wesleyan College and the Mountain East Conference.... more

State cancels all high school, middle school athletic activities for the next month

CHARLESTON (AP) – West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Clayton Burch has asked all school systems to cancel sports activities beginning Monday to help slow the spread of coronavirus.... more

Lady Bobcat lacrosse team tumbles to Maryville, 18-5

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat lacrosse team couldn’t get their offense going in the first half in an 18-5 setback to Maryville (Mo.) Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference outing at Cebe Ross Field.... more

Tennis Bobcats earn split to wrap up Carolina trip

BELMONT (NC) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat tennis team earned a split last weekend during their final action of their Carolina tour during their spring break.... more

Lady Buc, Little Lady Buc lacrosse teams to host 2020 Polar Meltdown this weekend

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc and Little Lady Buc lacrosse teams will see their first live action of the year this Saturday and Sunday as part of the 2020 Polar Meltdown at West Virginia Wesleyan College.... more

Lacrosse Lady ‘Cats fall in home opener to Indiana (Pa.)

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat lacrosse team were finally able to open their home campaign on Monday hosting the Indiana (Pa.) Crimson Hawks.... more

Lady ‘Cat Jaycie Blankenship named Acro & Tumbling MEC Athlete of the Week

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan's Jaycie Blankenship has been chosen as the Mountain East Conference's Acrobatics & Tumbling Athlete of the Week.... more

Tennis Bobcats split outings in Carolina

HICKORY (NC) – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s tennis team split a pair of games last week on their spring break trip of the Carolinas.... more

Vincent Big 10 Swimmer of the Year; Squires selected as Coach of the Year

TENNERTON – The Big 10 Conference recently released their All-Conference swimming honors and the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs were well-represented.... more

Lady Bobcat acro & tumbling team gets first win

BUCKHANNON – In the world of Acro & Tumbling, there might not be a larger gap in a score than what the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats put on the NAIA Georgetown College Tigers this past Friday.... more

Baseball ‘Cats lose final three games in Florida

WINTER HAVEN (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat baseball team were not able to build on their first win of the season this past Thursday against the University of the Sciences.... more

Softball Lady ‘Cats win final two games on Florida spring break trip

AUBURNDALE (Fla.) – Two solid pitching performances gave the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team a pair of wins on their final day in Florida Saturday afternoon.... more

WVWC’s Abigail O’Shields is named the Mountain East’s Softball Pitcher of the Week

BRIDGEPORT — Concord’s Jenna Witt and Wheeling’s Autumn Oehlstrom are the Mountain East Conference Softball Players of the Week, while West Virginia Wesleyan’s Abigail O'Shields is the league’s Pitcher of the Week.... more

Slow start takes Buccaneers out of sectional battle with Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – Buckhannon-Upshur was never able to get in the game with the Morgantown Mohigans Wednesday night in their sectional opener at Morgantown High School.... more

Three Bucs earn Big 10 Conference swimming honors

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers placed three swimmers on the Big 10 All-Conference team that was released this week.... more

‘Cats’ run in the MEC Tournament ends at the hands of Charleston

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat basketball team saw their run in the MEC Tournament come to an end Friday afternoon with a 71-59 loss to the University of Charleston Golden Eagles in the quarterfinals at the Wesbanco Arena.... more

Softball Lady ‘Cats hit rough patch in Florida

WINTER HAVEN (Fla.) – Following a hot start on their spring break trip to Florida, the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats ran into a speed bump on Thursday and Friday and they lost four straight games.... more

Lady ‘Cats shutout of MEC post-season basketball honors

BRIDGEPORT — Urbana's Tyra James has been selected as the Mountain East Conference Player of the Year, while Charleston's Dakota Reeves was tabbed as the Freshman of the Year and Notre Dame's Lauren Macer was tabbed as the Coach of the Year, as the league announced its top honors and all-conference teams today.... more

Baseball ‘Cats get first win of season after beating USciences, 4-3

AUBURNDALE (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat baseball program ended their 12-game losing streak to start the season with a 4-3 win over the University of the Sciences on Thursday.... more

Buccaneer Julius Hobbs wins state wrestling title in 126-pound division

HUNTINGTON – When Julius Hobbs took to the mat this season, he wanted to do more than just win his match.... more

WVWC’s Clark named MEC Softball Player of the Week

BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan’s Brooke Clark is the Mountain East Conference Player of the Week, while Frostburg State’s Shawna Leonard is the league’s Pitcher of the Week.... more

Softball Lady ‘Cats stay red hot in Florida picking up four more wins

WINTER HAVEN (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats continue to play winning softball in Florida during their annual spring break tour.... more

Wesleyan’s Vicentic named to MEC First team, Petrovic tabbed to Honorable Mention squad

BRIDGEPORT — West Liberty's Dalton Bolon has been selected as the 2019-20 Mountain East Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year, while Fairmont State's Dale Bonner (Freshman of the Year) and Charleston's Dwaine Osborne (Coach of the Year) also received top honors from the league.... more

Baseball ‘Cats still seeking first win of the season

WINTER HAVEN (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats continue to search for their first win of the season during their spring break trip of Florida.... more

Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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