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Buccaneer swimmers open 2019-2020 season with fourth-place finish at Marshall Invite

HUNTINGTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur swim Buccaneers turned in an impressive performance in their 2019-20 debut at the Marshall Invite this past Saturday including seeing a school record fall.... more

Lady Buc swimmers open season third at Marshall Invite

HUNTINGTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc swim team has a solid debut to the 2019-20 season at the Marshall Invite this past Saturday.... more

Lady ‘Cat swimmers take third at Malone Invite

CANTON (Ohio) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat swim team took third place out of eight teams in the Malone Invite here last Saturday.... more

Swim Bobcats finish in third place at Malone Invite

CANTON (Ohio) – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s swim team took third place in a seven-team field in the Malone Invite this past Saturday.... more

West Virginia High School football quarter-final matchups announced

MORGANTOWN — Dates and times are set for the quarterfinal round matchups in the WVSSAC high school football playoffs.... more

Basketball Bobcats fall to Shepherd, 85-65

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat basketball team ran into another red-hot shooting team this past Wednesday when they entertained the Shepherd Rams in a non-conference clash at Rockefeller Center.... more

Soccer Bucs put five players on All-Region squad

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Ryan Hurst received a huge honor after being named the WVHSSCA Class AAA All-Region I Player of the Year.... more

Football ‘Cats drop regular-season finale to Fairmont State in MEC outing, 42-13

FAIRMONT – There was no last-minute miracle this time for the opponent of the West Virginia Wesleyan football Bobcats when they visited Fairmont State Falcons Thursday night in a Mountain East Conference contest.... more

Lady ‘Cat cagers rally from 13 down in second half to record 67-64 victory over Shippensburg

BUCKHANNON – Brittany Stawovy scored 19 points and Nicole Gilyard added a double-double with 11 points and 15 rebounds as the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats returned to the win column with a 67-64 victory over Shippensburg in non-conference action Saturday afternoon at Rockefeller Center.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats fall to West Virginia State and Charleston to end season

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team dropped their final two games of the regular season in the Kanawha Valley this past weekend.... more

Lady Bobcat soccer team gets shutout in MEC semifinal outing against Fairmont State, 2-0

FAIRMONT – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat soccer team had a decent attack but was never able to find the back of the net in their Mountain East Conference semifinal battle with the Fairmont State Lady Falcons Friday night on the turf of Duvall-Rosier Field.... more

Post 7 baseball team embraces relationships with veterans; marches in local Upshur Veteran’s Day Parade once again

BUCKHANNON – In what has now become an annual event for the Buckhannon Post 7 American Legion baseball team, they marched in this year’s Upshur County Veteran’s Day Parade held on Monday.... more

Basketball ‘Cats run into hot-shooting Tigers; tumble in non-conference contest, 104-84

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team ran into a red-hot shooting Salem Tiger squad in a 104-84 non-conference setback Monday night at Rockefeller Center.... more

Bobcat swimmers splash past Frostburg State in home dual meet, 123-81

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat swim team held off the Frostburg State Bobcats for a 123-81 victory in a dual meet at the college’s Nataorium this past Saturday.... more

Eleven weeks of picking games at the Forecast and we settle for a tie?

BUCKHANNON – The 2019 Number One Auto Fearless Football Forecast didn’t quite go as planned this year.... more

Lady ‘Cats defeat Frostburg State in home dual swim outing, 140-53

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan’s women’s swim team won 10 of 11 events to easily defeat the Frostburg State Bobcats in a dual meet this past Saturday at the Natatorium.... more

Falconieri named to MEC All-Conference First Team; three other Bobcats earn post-season honors

BRIDGEPORT — Urbana's Jasminko Dizdarevic, along with the University of Charleston's Ploutarchos Alonefti, Jordi Ramon and Dan Stratford have earned top honors from the Mountain East Conference as the league announced its annual awards and all-conference teams.... more

Wesleyan’s Tavekelian and Lapole earn All-MEC First Team honors

BRIDGEPORT — Leah Foster was Player of the Year, Morgan Carmichael the Defensive Player of the Year, Rachel Bell Freshman of the Year, and Luke Duffy was selected as the Coach of the Year in the MEC.... more

Three Lady Bucs earn laurels on Big 10 All-Conference soccer team

TENNERTON – Three Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs were among those honored on the 2019 Big-10 All-Conference Soccer team.... more

Soccer Lady ‘Cats beat Charleston 2-0 in MEC Tournament lid-lifter

BUCKHANNON – Braving the elements, the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat soccer team passed their first test in the 2019 Mountain East Conference post-season tournament Tuesday afternoon on the turf of Cebe Ross Field.... more

Soccer Bobcats see season come to an end after losing shootout to Notre Dame in MEC Tourney

SOUTH EUCLID (Ohio) – Ninety minutes of regulation soccer wasn’t enough to produce a winner between the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats and the Notre Dame Falcons in their semifinal match-up Wednesday afternoon in the Mountain East Conference post-season tournament.... more

Volleyball Lady Bobcats fall to Davis & Elkins, 3-0

ELKINS – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team was competitive in all three sets against the Davis & Elkins Senators in a road Mountain East Conference clash Tuesday evening at the McDonnell Center.... more

Donato, four Buccaneers land on Big-10 All-Conference Soccer team

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Buccaneers landed four players and a coach on the Big 10 All-Conference Soccer Team that was announced on Monday.... more

Soccer Lady ‘Bobcats defeat Davis & Elkins in regular-season finale

ELKINS – The West Virginia Wesleyan soccer Lady Bobcats will have plenty of momentum heading into the MEC post-season tournament after a 1-0 victory over the Davis & Elkins Senators Sunday afternoon in a conference contest at Nuttall Field.... more

Soccer Bobcats blank Senators in regular-season finale, 1-0

ELKINS – Lauri Vasa scored the lone goal of the game in the 85th minute to treat the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats to a 1-0 Mountain East Conference victory over Davis & Elkins in their regular season finale at Nuttall Field.... more

Basketball Lady ‘Cats fall on day two of PSAC/MEC Challenge to Indiana (Pa.)

INDIANA (Pa.) – Following their impressive win in their debut in the PSAC/MEC Challenge last Saturday, the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats couldn’t keep that momentum going on day two Sunday in a clash with Indiana (Pa.) University.... more

Lady ‘Cat swimmers take fourth at WV State Games

MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats finished fourth out of eight teams in the West Virginia State Games held at West Virginia University.... more

Football Bobcats fall in the final minute for the third straight week

BUCKHANNON – To get beat in the final minute of a game, you can chalk it up to just one of things that happen.... more

Volleyball ‘Cats fall to Fairmont State and Frostburg State

BUCKHANNON – It was another rough weekend for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat volleyball team in a pair of home matches.... more

Football Bucs drop season-finale to Elkins, 46-20

ELKINS – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Bucs dropped their season-finale to the Elkins Tigers by a 46-20 score on a very cold evening on the grass at Wimer Field.... more

Basketball Lady ‘Cats win 2019-20 opener against Mansfield, 71-61

INDIANA (Pa.) – Brittany Stawovy sored 20 points and had five rebounds to lead her West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats to a 71-61 victory over Mansfield (Pa.) in their debut in the PSAC/MEC Challenge Saturday evening at the I.U.P. Memorial Field House.... more

Swim Bobcats finish fifth at West Va. State Games

MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat swimmers took fifth place out of six teams in the West Virginia State Games last weekend at West Virginia University.... more

Basketball ‘Cats go 0-2 in Indiana (Pa.) Tournament to begin season

INDIANA (Pa.) – For one half, the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat basketball team was poised to have the upset of the weekend as they led No. 11 Indiana (Pa.) Crimson Hawks by a 31-25 score.... more

Bucs and Tigers look to end 2019 football season on a positive note

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers will wrap up their 2019 campaign tonight when they visit the Elkins Tigers in a Big 10 Conference battle at Wimer Field.... more

Soccer Little Lady Bucs win Robert L. Bland post-season tournament

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs showed their dominance in the Robert L. Bland post-season soccer tournament last weekend winning the championships with a perfect 2-0 record and not allowing a goal.... more

Tenney has a goal and three assists as ‘Cats romp past Frostburg State, 6-0

BUCKHANNON – Joshua Tenney scored a goal and added three assists to help his West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat soccer team to a convincing 6-0 romp over the visiting Frostburg State Bobcats here Wednesday evening at Culpepper Stadium.... more

Soccer Lady ‘Cats have field day against winless Wheeling with a 7-0 victory

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat soccer team made short work of the winless Wheeling Cardinals here Wednesday evening at Culpepper Stadium with a dominating 7-0 victory.... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs drop sectional battle in straight sets to Morgantown’s Mohigans

MORGANTOWN – A solid season came to a premature end for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc volleyball team Tuesday after their Region 1, Section 2 contest with the Morgantown Lady Mohigans at University High School.... more

Patella and his Bobcats to tip off basketball season tonight at I.U.P.

BUCKHANNON – It will be a new era starting with a familiar face for the West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team when they take the court tonight in the IRMC/Hilton Garden Inn Classic at Indiana (Pa.) University. ... more

Bullett begins her fourth season at Wesleyan as the Lady ‘Cats open Saturday

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan’s Vicky Bullett will begin her fourth season at the helm of the Lady Bobcat basketball program when her squad hits the court this weekend in the PSAC/MEC Challenge. ... more

B-U’s Cadence Vincent has top-20 finish in state cross country championship

HUNTINGTON – Not many athletes get to experience the rush of a championship as a freshman, but that was exactly the case for Buckhannon-Upshur’s Cadence Vincent.... more

Little Soccer Bucs win post-season tournament

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School soccer team cruised to the Lewis County Tournament championship played this past weekend at Robert L. Bland Middle School.... more

Soccer Lady Bobcats blank West Liberty, 1-0

WEST LIBERTY – It took just one goal from the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats to knock off the West Liberty Hilltoppers Sunday afternoon in a Mountain East Conference clash at the West Family Complex.... more

‘Cats down West Liberty on goal by Medellin, 1-0

WEST LIBERTY – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat soccer team secured a berth in the upcoming Mountain East Conference tournament with a 1-0 win over the homestanding West Liberty Hilltoppers Sunday afternoon.... more

Football Bucs play better but still tumble to Preston, 27-13

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers put together one of their better performances of the season against the Preston Knights Friday night during Senior Night at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs go unbeaten during final week of the season

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball team wrapped up their regular season this past week on an unbeaten streak.... more

Bobcat swimmers open season with 1-1 mark

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s swim team opened their 2019 season going 1-1 in a home tri-meet with West Virginia Tech and Alderson Broaddus last Saturday.... more

Lady Bobcat swimmers win debut home tri-meet

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats picked up two victories over West Virginia Tech and Alderson Broaddus in their 2019 season debut last weekend in a home-tri meet.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cat struggles continue with losses to Concord, GSC

BUCKHANNON – The struggles of the West Virginia Wesleyan volleyball squad continued this past weekend for head coach Nancy Wheeler and her team.... more

Football Bobcats lose in the final minute for the second straight week

ATHENS – It happened to the West Virginia Wesleyan football team – again!... more

Football Bucs hope to carve out a win on Senior Night against Preston

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers will attempt to send 12 seniors out with a win as they host the Preston Knights tonight on “Senior Night” at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Little Bucs drop Mid 8 Conference football title contest to Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – It just wasn’t meant to be for the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle Little Bucs in their Mid-8 Conference championship battle with the Bridgeport Braves Wednesday evening at Wayne Jamison Field.... more

Little Lady Buc volleyball team ends season at Belington

BELINGTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs posted a 1-2-1 record here last Saturday in the season-ending Belington Bumpfest Volleyball Tournament.... more

Cross Country Lady Bobcats run third; Madison Frame places 10th at MEC meet

WHEELING – West Virginia Wesleyan’s Madison Frame ran eighth to lead the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats in the Mountain East Conference Country Championships that were held Saturday on the Grispin Golf Course at the Oglebay Resort.... more

X-C Bobcats place ninth at MEC Championships

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats took ninth place out of 10 teams in the 2019 Mountain East Conference Championships that were held Saturday on the Grispin Golf Course at the Oglebay Resort.... more

Soccer Bobcats fall to Notre Dame, 3-1

SOUTH EUCLID (OHIO) – West Virginia Wesleyan scored first against Notre Dame in a road Mountain East Conference clash Wednesday afternoon but wound up losing a 3-1 decision.... more

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats falls to Battlers in four sets

PHILIPPI – The West Virginia Wesleyan volleyball team saw their losing streak extend to five games with a 3-1 non-conference loss Tuesday evening to the Alderson Broaddus Battlers.... more

Soccer Lady Bobcats have field day against hapless Lincoln in 15-0 win

PHILADELPHIA – Shannon Shawgo scored a hat trick and two assists and Haelly Ramirez, Hannah Schoolcraft and Chrystal Posada each scored two as the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats romped to a 15-0 non-conference victory over the homestanding Lincoln Lions.... more

Lady Bucs make semi-finals of very own Spooktacular volleyball tournament

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball team had an impressive showing in their own 2019 third annual Buckhannon-Upshur Spooktacular Tournament this past weekend at the high school.... more

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Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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