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Bucs’ rally falls short in 64-58 overtime loss to Lincoln

SHINNSTON – A huge Buckhannon-Upshur rally came up just short at the hands of the Lincoln Cougars Tuesday night in a Big 10 Conference outing as they dropped a 64-58 overtime decision.... more

Buckhannon-Upshur swim teams take three events at tri-meet

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur swim teams won three events here last Friday in a tri-meet with Morgantown and University at the WVU Natatorium.... more

Junior varsity Buccaneers fall to Lincoln, 69-44

SHINNSTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers simply couldn’t keep up with the Lincoln Cougars in the second half of their contest here Tuesday evening in a 69-44 setback.... more

‘Cats tumble to Salem in overtime, 76-75

SALEM – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats seemed to have everything going right for them early, and lost all momentum when it came down the final stretch of the game in a 76-75 overtime loss to the Salem Tigers Wednesday night at the T. Edward Davis Gymnasium.... more

Six Buccaneers named to All-State Football squad

HUNTINGTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers had six players named to the 2018 Class AAA All-State Football team as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. ... more

Wrestling Bucs go 2-3 at John Marshall Duals

MOUNDSVILLE – The Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Buccaneers competed in the John Marshall Duals this past Saturday and posted a 2-3 record.... more

Little Bucs overcome 13-point deficit to beat Philippi

PHILIPPI – Mark Hurst fired in 14 points, including a quartet of three-pointers, here last Thursday night to pace the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers to a come-from-behind 40-39 decision over Philippi’s Bulldogs in a varsity clash.... more

Jayvee Little Lady Bucs roll past Philippi, 32-4

PHILIPPI – Ten players got into the scoring column for the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers here last Thursday night in their 58-34 junior varsity victory over Philippi’s Bulldogs.... more

Little Lady Bucs cruise past Philippi in 40-8 victory

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs kept their varsity record clean at 4-0 here last Thursday night with a 40-8 romp over the Philippi Lady Bulldogs.... more

Jayvee Little Lady Bucs roll past Philippi, 32-4

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buc junior varsity cagers broke into the win column big time here last Thursday, breezing to a 32-4 triumph over Philippi’s Lady Bulldogs.... more

Lady Buc cagers hold off Lincoln for 62-56 victory

TENNERTON – When things get tight, you turn to your senior leaders and that is what head coach Rob Kittle and his Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs did in their 62-56 victory over the Lincoln Cougars Thursday night at the high school.... more

Herron, Smith named to Big 10 All-Conference Team

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer football team landed two players on the Big 10 All-Conference team that was recently announced.... more

Calef-Boring scores 19 as Little Bucs down Elkins

TENNERTON – Zach Calef-Boring poured in 19 points and Mark Hurst tallied 12 here last Tuesday night to pace the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers to a 50-35 triumph over the Elkins Green Hornets in a varsity match-up.... more

Basketball Bucs tumble to No. 6 University

MORGANTOWN – It was a tale of two completely different halves for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers when they played No. 6 University Hawks in a non-conference game Friday night.... more

Jayvee Lady Bucs defeat Lincoln, 42-23

TENNERTON – Kennedy Samargo scored 14 points and Alayna Nesbitt added eight as the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs bested Lincoln by a 42-23 score Thursday.... more

Junior varsity Bucs fall to University, 59-24

MORGANTOWN – With the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers trailing by a 28-22 score against the University Hawks early in the third-quarter, the Hawks scored 31 unanswered points for a 59-24 victory Friday night. ... more

Maxwell’s 13 leads Little Lady Bucs past Elkins, 50-26

ELKINS – Three players scored in double figures to lead the unbeaten Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to a 50-26 victory over the Elkins Lady Green Hornets here last Tuesday night in varsity cage action.... more

Junior varsity Little Bucs tumble to Elkins, 27-22

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs battled the Elkins Green Hornets even in the first half of their junior varsity contest here last Tuesday night, but ended up falling by a 27-22 count.... more

Junior varsity Little Lady Bucs drop 19-9 verdict to Elkins

ELKINS – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs fell behind by a 11-3 spread in the opening quarter of their junior varsity clash with the Elkins Lady Green Honets here last Tuesday night and wound up dropping a 19-9 decision.... more

Vincent named to Big 10 All-Conference Volleyball First Team

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur junior Abbie Vincent was named to the 2018 Big 10 All-Conference Team as voted on by the league’s head coaches.... more

Wrestling Little Bucs come up just short in opener against RLB

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers opened the 2018-19 wrestling season recently, dropping a 42-39 squeaker to Robert L. Bland’s Patriots in a Big Brother dual match.... more

Bucs win season opener against Lewis County 62-56

TENNERTON – With a pair of starters sidelined for their 2018-19 debut, Buckhannon-Upshur head basketball coach Travis Foster turned to his sophomore class to pick up the slack and did they ever in a 62-56 victory over the Lewis County Minutemen Tuesday night.... more

Late rally lifts basketball Bobcats past UVa.-Wise, 81-69

BUCKHANNON – A dreadful start to their Wednesday night Mountain East Conference game with UVa.-Wise didn’t deter the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats from continuing to battle and pull out an 81-69 victory at Rockefeller Center.... more

JV Bucs outlast Lewis County for 58-52 victory

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers rode a fast start to a 58-52 win over the Lewis County Minutemen in their season debut here Tuesday night at the high school.... more

West Virginia Class AA All-State Football Team released

WHEELING — The Class AA All-State Football Team as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writer’s Association.... more

Lady Bobcats fall by a point to UVa.-Wise, 59-58

BUCKHANNON – The modest two-game winning streak for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats came to an end at the hands of UVa.-Wise in a 59-58 setback Wednesday evening in a Mountain East Conference contest at Rockefeller Center.... more

Lady ‘Cat soccer team finishes the season ranked 15th in the nation by the USCA

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat soccer team finished the season ranked 15th in the country by the United Soccer Coaches Association.... more

Huge first quarter lifts Lady Bucs past Preston, 56-30

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs jumped out to a 19-4 lead after one quarter over the Preston Lady Knights and never looked back en route to a convincing 56-30 victory here Monday night.... more

Wrestling Buccaneers have strong start to 2018-19 campaign

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling team opened their 2018-19 campaign last week with a dual meet against Lewis County on Thursday and then competed in the 13th annual Mike Ellis Invitational at Hurricane High School on Saturday.... more

Junior varsity Lady Bucs fall in debut to Preston, 29-24

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc junior varsity squad tipped off their 2018-19 campaign here Monday evening against the Preston Knights. ... more

West Virginia Class A All-State Football Team announced

WHEELING — The Class A All-State Football Team as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.... more

Little Lady Buc cagers win own Kick-off Tournament

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs got the varsity basketball season under way last week by winning their Kick-off Tournament.... more

Basketball Little Bucs take runner-up honors in own tourney

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School varsity Little Bucs dealt Robert L. Bland’s Patriots a 46-31 whipping last Thursday in opening-round action of their kick-off Tournament.... more

JV Little Bucs fall to Robert L. Bland in season opener

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School junior varsity Little Bucs opened the season on a low note here Saturday, falling to Robert L. Bland’s Patriots by a 38-26 margin.... more

Bentley garners All-Region, All-American honors

BUCKHANNON – The post season honors continue to roll in for West Virginia Wesleyan midfielder Matthew Bentley.... more

Trio of Lady ‘Cats named to United Coaches All-Region Team

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats had three players named to the United Coaches All-Region Teams for the 2018 Season.... more

Lady Bucs fall at the buzzer to Frankfort, 51-49

FAIRMONT – Frankfort’s Abby Beeman scored 17 points against the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs in their season opener Saturday evening at Fairmont Senior High School.... more

Lady Bobcats down Fairmont State for second win in a row, 63-61

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats held off a furious second-half comeback by the Fairmont State Falcons for a heart-stopping 63-61 win here Saturday afternoon in Mountain East Conference action at Rockefeller Center.... more

Bobcats drop 65-52 decision to Fairmont State

BUCKHANNON – Daylin Lee and Clay Todd each scored 15 points for the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats in their Mountain East Conference contest against the Fairmont State Falcons Wednesday evening at Rockefeller Center. ... more

Buckhannon-Upshur swim teams fare well in Huntington

HUNTINGTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc and Buccaneer swim teams had an impressive showing in the 2018 Marshall University Thanksgiving Invitational here Saturday.... more

Lady ‘Cats down Shepherd for first win of season

SHEPHERDSTOWN – Abi Gabauer scored 19 points and Victoria Jackson came off the bench to score 15 points to lead the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats to their first win of the year – a 62-51 victory over the Shepherd Rams at the Butcher Center.... more

Little Buc grapplers ready to get new season started

TENNERTON – An even dozen wrestlers return for the Buckhannon-Middle School Little Buccaneers to start the 2018-19 season.... more

B-U boy’s hoop scrimmage

Buckhannon-Upshur freshman Mason Hyre skies over a Tucker County defender for a lay-up during the Bucs scrimmage with the Mountain Lions Tuesday evening at the high school.... more

Vicentic scores 17 but Bobcats tumble to Shepherd in conference action, 71-54

SHEPHERDSTOWN – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats lost the rebounding battle to the Shepherd Rams here Wednesday night and would up dropping a 71-54 decision in Mountain East Conference competition.... more

Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc basketball opener postponed

TENNERTON – The No. 8 Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc-Preston varsity and junior varsity basketball games scheduled for Thursday night at Buckhannon-Upshur High School were postponed by the weather.... more

Local karate students win national championships at St. Albans

ST. ALBANS – Two members of the USA Martial Arts Training Center in Weston traveled to St. Albans to participate in the USA Martial Arts Federation National Karate Championships during a one-day event held on Nov. 3 at the St. Albans High School.... more

Lady 'Cats ice cold in 78-60 setback to Shippensburg

SHIPPENSBURG (Pa.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat offense was never able to get on track in their non-conference meeting with Shippensburg Sunday afternoon in a 78-60 setback.... more

Vincent named to All-State HM volleyball team

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur junior Abbie Vincent was named to the 2018 West Virginia Class AAA All-State Honorable Mention squad as chosen by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.... more

Varsity Little Buc basketball season to get started this week in B-UMS tourney

TENNERTON – Eight players are moving up from last year’s junior varsity squad to jump-start the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School varsity Little Bucs in the 2018-19 basketball campaign.... more

Outlook bright for Little Lady Buc cagers as they prepare for season opener Thursday

TENNERTON – The outlook is bright for the Buckhannon-Upshur Little Lady Buc varsity cagers in the 2018-19 season.... more

Seven players return to JV Little Lady Buc roster

TENNERTON – With seven players returning, the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs are ready to get the 2018-19 junior varsity basketball campaign under way.... more

Junior varsity Little Bucs set to improve on last year’s mark

TENNERTON – With four players returning from last year’s 5-9 team the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School junior varsity Little Bucs look in good shape for the 2018-19 basketball season.... more

‘Cats push No. 2 West Liberty to the limit in loss

BUCKHANNON – For one half, the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats had a major upset in the works as they entertained the No. 2 team in the country West Liberty Monday night at Rockefeller Center.... more

Buckhannon-Upshur swim teams open campaign at Mohawk Invite

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer swim teams opened their season Saturday in the Mohawk Invite.... more

Lady ‘Cats fall to West Liberty, 86-63

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats had no answers for West Liberty’s 6-3 senior forward Marissa Brown in an 86-63 Mountain East Conference setback Monday evening at Rockefeller Center.... more

Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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