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Baseball Bucs win opener against Hawks in non-conference play, 7-6

MORGANTOWN – Tim Phillips made a play of the year for the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer baseball team in their opener Monday night in a non-conference affair against the University Hawks at Mylan Park.... more

Lady Bucs use long ball to down Grafton, 13-4

GRAFTON – Opponents are going to have to get used to the ball flying out of the park when the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team shows up on their schedule.... more

Lady ‘Cats split with Shepherd, tumble twice to Fairmont State

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team went 1-3 over the weekend in a pair of Mountain East Conference home doubleheaders with Shepherd and Fairmont State.... more

Lacrosse Lady Bobcats lose to Walsh, beat OVU

NORTH CANTON (Ohio) – Following a 3-0 start to the season, the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat lacrosse team dropped their second straight game Friday evening in a non-conference road clash with the Walsh Cavaliers.... more

Class A All-State Girls Basketball Team announced

HUNTINGTON - It appears that three is the favorite number of Huntington St. Joe's girls basketball team.... more

Baseball ‘Cats go winless at Shepherd and Fairmont State in MEC contests

BRIDGEPORT – It was a rough two days for the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat baseball team as they opened Mountain East Conference play getting swept by the Shepherd Rams and the Fairmont State Falcons.... more

Tennis Bobcats lose close one to Edinboro

EDINBORO (Pa.) — The West Virginia Wesleyan mens tennis team let one get away from them against Edinboro Friday afternoon in non-conference action and wound up dropping a 4-3 decision.... more

Lady ‘Cat golfers place eighth at Browngolf Invitational

PINEHURST, N.C.—The West Virginia Wesleyan women’s golf team traveled to North Carolina this weekend to open the spring season in the Browngolf Intercollegiate Invitational at the Country Club of Whispering Pines.... more

Squires named to First Team, Griffith HM selection on Big 10 All-Swim Team

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Sam Squires and Drew Griffith were named to the 2018-2019 Big 10 All-Conference teams that were announced recently.... more

Five Lady Bucs swimmers named to Big 10 All-Conference Team

TENNERTON – Five Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc swimmers were recently honored on the 2018-19 Big 10 All-Conference Swim Teams.... more

Softball Lady Bucs open season 1-1; falls to Senior but downs Braxton

FAIRMONT — Everything came up roses for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs softball team in their home opener here Thursday against the Braxton County Eagles in a 10-0 three inning victory.... more

Gaudet, Robinson selected to All-Big 10 Conference Basketball First Team

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Audrey Gaudet and Alli Robinson were named to the Big 10 All-Conference Girls’ Basketball team that announced this week.... more

B-U’s Dawson Lilly to play in Shenandoah (Va.) Valley All-Star Game Sunday

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur senior guard Dawson Lilly will compete in the fourth annual Shenandoah Valley All-Star game this Sunday at Harrisonburg (Va.) High School.... more

Wesleyan’s Clay Todd named to All-MEC Basketball Team Honorable Mention List

BRIDGEPORT — Notre Dame's Will Vorhees has been selected as the 2018-19 Mountain East Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year, while West Liberty's Will Yoakum (Freshman of the Year) and NDC's Tim Koenig (Coach of the Year) also received top honors from the league.... more

Bobcats take two from Wheeling Jesuit, fall to Minnesota State

AUBURNDALE (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan baseball team picked up two more wins on their spring break tour of Florida Wednesday evening as they took a doubleheader from Mountain East Conference rival Wheeling Jesuit, winning game one 5-3, and the nightcap, 6-1.... more

Lady Buc lacrosse team prepares for season opener

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc lacrosse team put the final touches on their preseason schedule this past weekend in the Polar Bear Meltdown hosted by West Virginia Wesleyan College.... more

‘Cats sweep the University of Mary as they wrap up spring break trip

LAKE MYRTLE (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat baseball team won two of their final three games on their spring break tour of Florida last weekend.... more

Lady ‘Cats suffer first loss of the year to Mercyhurst, 20-3, in non-conference lax action

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan lacrosse team’s perfect start to the season came to an end with a 20-3 loss to Mercyhurst in their home opener here Sunday afternoon.... more

Former B-U standout Bennett to play in Atlantic Regional at GSC

GLENVILLE – Former Buckhannon-Upshur standout and current California (Pa.) University freshman guard Lauren Bennett will be playing regionally at Glenville State as her Vulcans earned a bid into the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Atlantic Regional Tournament.... more

Strong first half lifts Lady Bobcats to win over Methodist University in lacrosse action, 22-9

FAYETTEVILLE (NC) – Madison Duvall scored six goals to lead the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats to a 22-6 win over Methodist University in non-conference action here Friday afternoon.... more

B-U baseball team Tables for Tips today at Pizza Hut

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur baseball team will wait tables as a fundraiser Monday as part of their Tables for Tips at the Buckhannon Pizza Hut.... more

Softball Lady ‘Cats split with Mercy, Assumption

CLERMONT (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team split a pair of games on their final day in Florida last Wednesday against Mercy College and Assumption College. ... more

Tennis Bobcats down Belmont Abbey, 5-2

GASTONIA (NC) — West Virginia Wesleyan grabbed a 5-2 victory over Belmont Abbey College in men’s tennis action here Tuesday.... more

Lady ‘Cats beat Fairmont State in MEC tournament opener, 67-55

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats made their presence felt in the 2019 Mountain East Conference Tournament this week as they opened post-season play with an upset over No. 7 Fairmont State, 67-55.... more

‘Cats fall to Wheeling Jesuit in MEC tourney opener

WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats picked the absolute worst time to play one of their poorest offensive games of the season in a 66-48 setback to the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals in the first round of the Mountain East Conference Tournament at Wheeling’s WesBanco Arena.... more

Lady Bobcats go 2-2 in Florida with wins over U. of the Sciences and Walsh

CLERMONT (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team went 2-2 over two days of action on Monday and Tuesday in Florida during their spring break trip.... more

Upshur County Youth Soccer to hold TuckerTough 5K on April 13

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Youth Soccer Association is going to hold a TUCKERTOUGH 5k Run/walk on Saturday, April 13. ... more

Baseball Bobcats fall to Ashland, 13-0

KISSIMMEE (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat baseball team had issues getting their offense going against Ashland and pitcher Perry Bewley.... more

‘Cats down Grand Valley State but drop DH to Findlay

KISSIMMEE (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan baseball team earned a 7-6 win over Grand Valley State Sunday by an 8-7 score but couldn’t keep the momentum going Monday as they dropped a doubleheader to the University of Findlay.... more

Wesleyan Acro & Tumbling team falls at No. 5 Gannon

ERIE (Pa.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Acro & Tumbling team dropped a 264.530-236.440 decision to the homestanding and fifth-ranked Gannon Golden Knights last weekend.... more

Gilyard named to Honorable Mention All-MEC Women’s Basketball Team

BRIDGEPORT—West Liberty's Marissa Brown has been selected as the Mountain East Conference Player of the Year, while Glenville State's Re'Shawna Stone was tabbed as the Freshman of the Year and Kim Stephens was tabbed as the Coach of the Year, as the league announced its top honors and all-conference teams on Monday.... more

B-U, B-UMS girls’ lacrosse teams to have scrimmages this weekend at Wesleyan

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School girls lacrosse team will start their preseason competing in the Polar Meltdown at West Virginia Wesleyan College Saturday March 9 starting at 7:30 am with two teams and three scrimmages a piece.... more

WV Irish Road Bowling kicks-off March 16

IRELAND — Another season of West Virginia Irish Road Bowling is set to kick off March 16 and 17 at the Irish Spring Festival in Ireland, WV, in Lewis County.... more

Softball Lady Bobcats go 2-2 on first two days of spring break tour in Florida

CLERMONT (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats went 2-2 on their first two days of action on their annual spring break tour of Florida this past weekend.... more

Bobcats end regular season with 73-63 win over Glenville State

GLENVILLE – Senior guard Fred Brondsted made the most of his final regular season game here Saturday afternoon against the Glenville State Pioneers in a Mountain East Conference contest at Waco Center.... more

Bobcats to face Wheeling Jesuit in first-round of Mountain East Conference basketball tournament

BUCKHANNON – The seedings and pairings for the 2019 Mountain East Conference Men's Basketball Tournament were finalized after play on Saturday and the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats will enter post-season play as the No. 8 seed.... more

Wesleyan Acrobatics & Tumbling team falls to Glenville State

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats lost a tightly contested meet to the Glenville State Lady Pioneers here last Monday as they were edged by a 261.100 to 255.795 score.... more

Lady ‘Cats enter MEC Tournament as 10th seed

BUCKHANNON – Despite losing 10 of their final 12 games, the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats hung on to make the Mountain East Conference Tournament after the league announced the seedings and pairings for the tournament following the conclusion of the games held on Saturday.... more

Baseball Bobcats go 1-1 during day one of spring break tour

WINTER HAVEN (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat baseball team began play on the spring break tour of Florida Saturday afternoon with a doubleheader split against Northern State (SD) Wolves.... more

Lady ‘Cats commit 35 turnovers in loss to No. 20 Glenville State

GLENVILLE – Committing 35 turnovers in a basketball game is never good. Making that many against the No. 20 team in the nation makes it even worse and that was the case for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats when they visited Glenville State in a Mountain East Conference game at the Waco Center.... more

Softball Lady ‘Cats drop a pair of games in debut

GLENVILLE – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat softball team had a rough start to their 2019 season with a pair of losses to Indiana (Pa.) and East Stroudsburg (Pa.) last weekend at Glenville State College at the Sue Morris Complex.... more

Wesleyan track and field teams open outdoor season in Tampa

TAMPA (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s and women’s track and field teams headed south for their outdoor opener on Friday competing in the Tampa Track Classic hosted by the University of Tampa.... more

B-U’s season ends with a 72-47 sectional loss to Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Travis Foster was concerned about slowing down Morgantown’s big man underneath in 6-6, 285-pound senior center Nick Malone heading into their Section 2, Region 1 tournament opener Wednesday evening at Morgantown High School.... more

Wrestling Bucs finish ninth at state tournament

HUNTINGTON – Jacob Smithson brought home runner-up honors for the Buckhannon-Upshur wrestling Buccaneers during the 2019 West Virginia High School Wrestling Championships this past weekend at Huntington.... more

Bobcats have rough outing with Fairmont State in 76-53 setback

FAIRMONT – An eight-minute span in the first half severely hurt the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats in their Mountain East Conference clash with the homestanding Fairmont State Falcons in a 76-53 setback Wednesday night at Joe Retton Arena.... more

Lady ‘Cats come up short against Fairmont State

FAIRMONT – It was a game of streaks between the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats and the Fairmont State Falcons here Wednesday evening in a Mountain East Conference game at Joe Retton Arena.... more

Wesleyan lacrosse team defeats Bethany, 20-2

BETHANY – Samantha Pappas and Madison Duvall each scored four goals as the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat lacrosse team easily defeated Bethany by a 20-2 score Sunday afternoon in non-conference action.... more

Basketball Buccaneers to battle Mohigans tonight in section opener

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer basketball team will begin play in the post-season today when they travel to Morgantown for a Region I, Section II battle with the Mohigans.... more

Bobcats defeat Chowan, but fall to NC Wesleyan and Campbell on Carolina tour

ROCKY MOUNT (NC) - The West Virginia Wesleyan men's tennis team went 1-2 over two days of action in the Carolinas this week.... more

Time stands still for Bucs as they fall to Minutemen at buzzer, 48-47

Brayden Cutlip (34) goes strong to the basket in front of Lewis County’s Caden Rohrbaugh (44) during the first half of their Big 10 Conference clash Thursday night at Weston. Cutlip came off the bench to score a game-high 23 points and grab nine rebounds but the Bucs dropped a 48-47 decision... more

JV Bucs end season with loss to Minutemen

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers dropped their regular-season finale to the Lewis County Minutemen here Thursday night.... more

Local shooters fare well at Upshur Tournament

TENNERTON – A total of 111 shooters in the Elementary, Middle School and High School divisions competed in the Upshur County Archery Tournament held recently in the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School gymnasium.... more

Wesleyan lacrosse team opens 2019 season with overtime win against AB

PHILIPPI – Head coach Hannah Lively and her West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat lacrosse team decided they were in no mood for an overtime period with the Alderson Broaddus Lady Battlers in their 2019 season opener last Wednesday in a non-conference affair.... more

Basketball ‘Cats come up short against Wheeling Jesuit on ‘Senior Day,’ 75-66

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats suffered a damaging but not fatal setback on ‘Senior Day’ against the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals in a Mountain East Conference contest Saturday evening at Rockefeller Center.... more

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Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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