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Bobcats’ Metrick, Forbrick earn all-MEC honors

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat relief ace Chris Metrick was named to the All-Mountain East Conference first team and catcher-outfielder Eric Forbrick earned second-team laurels for the 2018 baseball season.... more

B-UHS Bass Team members advance to national tourney

TENNERTON —The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Bass Team had two squads recently compete in the W.Va. Bass state tournament in Sutton.... more

Lady Bobcat soccer names Owens as coach

Buckhannon — West Virginia Wesleyan College has announced the hiring of Richard Owens as the new women’s soccer coach. ... more

Shepherd, 4x200 relay pace Lady Bucs at state meet

CHARLESTON — Madi Shepherd posted a sixth-place in both the 300 hurdles and as part of the Buckhannon-Upshur girls’ 4x200 relay in the Class AAA state meet held Friday and Saturday at Laidley Field.... more

Zuliani sets another record for B-UMS girls

BRIDGEPORT – Cameron Zuliani set the meet record in the discus with a throw of 106-5 here recently to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to a fourth-place finish in the season-ending Harry Green Invitational track and field meet.... more

Davis places 12th for Bucs in the discus

CHARLESTON — Several members of the Buckhannon-Upshur boys track and field team took part in the state meet held Friday and Saturday at Laidley Field... more

Little Bucs set pair of relay records in season finale

BRIDGEPORT – The 4x100-meter and 4x200-meter relay teams set meet records here recently in pacing the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers to sixth place in the 22-team Harry Green Invitational track and field meet.... more

Oliveto win four events, Zuliani sets school mark

TENNERTON – Catherine Oliveto triumphed in four events here recently to pace the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to the team title in their own invitational track and field meet.... more

Lady Bobcats’ King a finalist for National Freshman of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – West Virginia Wesleyan’s Lauryn King is one of eight finalists for the 2018 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division II National Freshman of the Year.... more

Little Bucs finish strong second in home invitational

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers finished a strong second place here recently in their own invitational track and field meet.... more

B-UMS girls win three of final four

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs closed out the 2018 softball campaign in grand fashion, winning three of four games in the final week.... more

Oliveto wins three events, Zuliani two for Little Lady Bucs thinclads at GSC

GLENVILLE – Catherine Oliveto captured three events and Cameron Zuliani collected two here recently to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to third place in the 12-team Glenville State College Pioneer Classic track and field meet. ... more

Ervin paces Little Bucs to fifth place in GSC Pioneer Classic

GLENVILLE – Cameron Ervin and the 4x100-meter relay team triumphed to pace the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers to a fifth-place fiish in the recent Glenville State College Pioneer Classic track and field meet. ... more

Kennedi Lewellyn ties school mark in pole vault at regional meet

WELLSBURG — Kennedi Lewellyn tied the school record in the pole vault and Madison Shepherd was runner-up in the 300 hurdles as the Buckhannon-Upshur girls placed fifth in the Class AAA, Region 1 track and field championships held Thursday at Brooke High School. ... more

Bucs will send four individuals and four relay teams to states

WELLSBURG — The Buckhannon-Upshur boys qualified four individuals and four relay teams for the state meet at Thursday’s Class AAA, Region 1 track and field championships held at Brooke High School.... more

Little Lady Bucs bow to Lincoln, knock off West Fairmont and RLB

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs won two of three games last week to improve to 9-5 going into a pair of doubleheaders that will close out the 2018 season.... more

Schaffner named to all-MEC first team

BRIDGEPORT — The Mountain East Conference announced its top honors for the 2018 women’s lacrosse season with Shepherd’s Lillian Funke earning Offensive Player of the Year honors and UVa.-Wise’s Melanie Reilly collecting the league’s Defensive Player of the Year award for the second straight year.... more

Lady ’Cats fall in NCAA regional title game

BUCKHANNN – West Virginia Wesleyan’s Lady Bobcats scrapped their way into the “if” game of the NCAA Division II Atlantic 2 Regional before dropping a 9-7 extra-inning battle here Saturday to Gannon (Pa.). ... more

B-UHS Fishing Club fares well in BASS Nation tourney

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Fishing Club was well represented in the recent BASS Nation of West Virginia High School Tournament held at Summersville Lake. ... more

Little Bucs place third in Wesleyan Bobcat Invitational junior varsity meet

BUCKHANNON – Liam Garcia, Riley Dirk and Dalton Crites won one event apiece to pace the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers to a third-place finish in the recent West Virginia Wesleyan College Bobcat Middle School Invitational junior varsity track and field meet.... more

Custom Cabinets ekes past Sam’s Pizza to hang on to lead in Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League

TENNERTON – Custom Cabinets eked out a 21 ½-18 ½ victory over Sam’s Pizza last week to hang on to first place in the Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League.... more

Bucs blank Preston to stay alive in sectional tourney

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur pounded out 16 hits to remain alive in the Class AAA, Region 1, Section 2 tourney with an 18-0 win over Preston Wednesday at William E. Phillips Memorial Field. ... more

Lady Bucs earn spot in WVSLA playoffs

TENNERTON —In his first season at the helm, Jamie Greene has the Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls lacrosse team back in the postseason. ... more

Little Lady Bucs belt Doddridge, tumble to RLB

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs divided a pair of games last week, romping to a 10-2 triumph over Doddridge County, but tumbling to Robert L. Bland by a 19-5 spread.... more

B-U 4-H Archery teams headed to national competition

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur 4-H Archery elementary and middle school division teams will compete in the National Archery in the Schools Program Eastern Nationals Saturday in Louisville (Ky.).... more

McClung picks up another award

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur’s Hannah McClung picked up one more piece of hardwood on Sunday before she departs high school to begin her college career. ... more

Bucs finish ninth in Big 10 Conference Championships

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur boys posted a ninth-place finish in the Big 10 Conference Track and Field Championships held Friday at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium. ... more

Trio of B-U tennis players qualify for states

TENNERTON — Three members of the Buckhannon-Upshur tennis team earned spots in the state tournament after last week’s Class AAA, Region 1 tournament held in Morgantown.... more

Shepherd leads Lady Bucs to 10th in Big 10 meet

TENNERTON — Madi Shepherd had a pair of fourth-place finishes for the Buckhannon-Upshur girls in the Big 10 Conference Track and Field Championships held Friday at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Lady Bobcats sweep MEC postseason softball awards

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan’s Lady Bobcats made a clean sweep of the Mountain East Conference softball awards for the 2018 season.... more

Bobcats swept by Glenville State to conclude regular-season play

GLENVILLE – The season came to a disappointing end for West Virginia Wesleyan’s Bobcats here Sunday when they tumbled to Glenville State’s Pioneers in a twin bill 8-6 and 5-2. ... more

Little Lady Bucs blank Doddridge County, lose tight contest to Gilmer

GLENVILLE — The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs split a pair of games last week, thrashing Doddridge County by an 8-0 count, but dropping a 5-4 decision to Gilmer County.... more

Bucs’ offense erupts in wins over East, Grafton and Philip Barbour

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur baseball team will enter the postseason with some momentum after closing the regular season with three straight wins. ... more

Lady ’Cats fall in MEC tournament

SALEM, Va. – West Virginia Wesleyan’s Lady Bobcats got off to a great start in the Mountain East Conference Softball Tournament here Friday, romping to an 8-0 victory over Notre Dame (Ohio) in a noon contest.... more

B-UHS golfers McKisic, Williams sign with MEC schools

TENNERTON — Two Buckhannon-Upshur High School golf team members will be taking their game to the next level by competing at their respective colleges. ... more

Buc lacrosse team falls in playoffs and at home vs. Linsly

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur boys lacrosse team’s season came to a conclusion in a 14-1 setback to Fairmont Senior Saturday in WVSLA Division II quarterfinal playoff action at East-West Stadium. ... more

Little Bucs cruise to team title at Randolph meet

ELKINS – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers won 12 events here recently on their way to claiming team honors in the Randolph County Invitational track and field meet.... more

Oliveto, Zuliani win four events each as Little Lady Bucs take Randolph invite

ELKINS – Catherine Oliveto and Cameron Zuliani each won four events here recently to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to victory in the Randolph County Invitational track and field meet.... more

Bobcats drop twin bill against Glenville State

BUCKHANNON – Tough times continued for West Virginia Wesleyan’s Bobcats here Friday when they dropped two close games to Glenville State’s Pioneers, 6-3 and 6-5.... more

Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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