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Baseball Bucs make quick work of Grafton

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
TENNERTON -- The Buckhannon-Upshur grew accustomed to playing late into the night in their previous two outings, but they wrapped up Thursday's Big Ten Conference baseball game well before curfew.
Following a four-hour, extra-innings win at Preston a week prior and a six-hour doubleheader against North Marion last Monday, the Bucs needed just 90 minutes to dispatch the Grafton Bearcats in
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B-U boys sweep Grafton

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
TENNERTON -- The Buckhannon-Upshur boys tennis team won their third straight match, and their second match in as many days, Thursday in a 7-0 shutout of Grafton.
The Bucs collected forfeit wins at the No. 1 singles, No. 1 doubles and No. 3 doubles spots Thursday and gave up no more than two games to their Bearcat opponents in the
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Bobcats’ struggles continue at Shepherd

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Hard times continued for West Virginia Wesleyan's Bobcats here last Wednesday as they tumbled to Shepherd's Rams in a Mountain East Conference doubleheader.
The ‘Cats fell in the opener in a 4-3 squeaker and lost the second outing, 6-0.
The losses dropped the Bobcats to 7-18 in all games and to 4-18 in the MEC heading into twin
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Softball Little Lady Bucs grab first win of season

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
TENNERTON -- The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs snapped a four-game losing skid here last Wednesday with an impressive 12-3 triumph over South Harrison's Little Lady Hawks.
Two days earlier, they dropped an 11-3 decision to Mountaineer's Mountain Lions.
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Little Bucs led by 4-by-200 relay team in debut meet

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buccaneers opened the 2014 track and field season here last Saturday with a fourth-place finish in their own invitational staged at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
The Little Bucs compiled 63 points on one first place, a trio of seconds, four thirds, one fifth and three sixths.
The lone victory was recorded by the
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Luterek’s throws lead Little Lady Bucs to fourth place

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- Kaitlyn Luterek captured the shot put with a heave of 29 feet, 5 inches here Saturday to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to fourth in their own invitational meet held at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Coach Sheena Westfall's Little Lady Buc added enough lower places to pile up 63 points. They had one runner-up finish,
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Bobcats win finale of weekend series with W.Va. State

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
INSTITUTE -- The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats garnered a split with West Virginia State's Yellow Jackets here last Sunday in their Mountain East Conference twin bill to salvage a 1-3 record in their weekend series.
The ‘Cats could muster just four singles in the opener and fell by an 11-2 spread.
But they came alive in the second clash, belting
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Pitching gems push Lady ‘Cats to sweep of Concord

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- West Virginia Wesleyan's Lady Bobcats rode the arms of Jacqui Omichinski and Jessica Griffin to a sweep over Concord's Lady Mountain Lions here last Sunday in a Mountain East Conference doubleheader.
The Lady ‘Cats took the opener by a 2-1 count on Omichinski's classy two-hitter. She didn't walk a batter and struck out three to hike her record
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Bucs win wild doubleheader

Posted: Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014
TENNERTON -- The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers twice dug themselves a hole but found ways to climb back out Monday, sweeping a high-scoring doubleheader from the North Marion Huskies.
The Bucs overcame North Marion's seven-run fourth inning in the opening game, tying the score in the sixth and scoring two runs in the seventh for a 12-10 win.
B-U then saw a 7-2
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Softball Lady ‘Cats split with U.Va.-Wise in crucial MEC series

Posted: Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- In the battle of the top two teams in the Mountain East Conference, Wet Virginia Wesleyan's Lady Bobcats and Virginia-Wise's Lady Cavaliers broke even in their doubleheader here last Saturday.
The first-place Lady ‘Cats took the first contest by a 1-0 count that featured a classic pitching duel between Lady ‘Cat Jacqui Omichinski and Lady Cavalier Rachel
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B-U archery teams finish second, third at state meet

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
CHARLESTON -- "We did exactly what we thought we could do."
That remark came from coach Russ Warner after his Buckhannon-Upshur 4-H Archery Club Middle School team finished runner-up and the High School team came in third here recently in the ninth annual Archery in the Schools State Tournament at the Charleston Civic Center.
His middle school team turned in
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Bucs win wild one at Preston, 18-16

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
KINGWOOD -- After four hours, eight innings and a combined 25 hits, 23 walks and nine errors, the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers came out on top of an 18-16 final score over the host Preston Knights.
B-U center fielder Bryson Fluke went 4-for-7 at the plate with a run scored and a season-high six runs-batted-in during the extra-innings affair, including the game-winning two-run
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Softball Lady ‘Cats’ streak ends in split with Fairmont State

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
FAIRMONT -- West Virginia Wesleyan's Lady Bobcats had their winning streak halted at 11 here last Wednesday, falling to Fairmont State's Lady Falcons in a 2-1 squeaker in the first game of their Mountain East Conference doubleheader.
But coach Steve Warner's Lady ‘Cats bounced back with a vengeance in the second outing, pounding out 14 hits on their way to
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Bucs’ bats shut down by Tigers

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
TENNERTON -- The same Buckhannon-Upshur lineup that produced nine hits and better than 10 runs per game through their first five outings was held to just a run on two hits Wednesday by the Elkins Tigers' ace pitcher.
Elkins right-hander Colby Gainer pitched a complete game two-hitter Wednesday to lead the Tigers to a 9-1 win over the Bucs. Gainer
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Morgantown puts away Lady Bucs in five, 12-2

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
TENNERTON -- It was a long evening for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs softball team here Tuesday in a non-conference tilt with the Morgantown Lady Mohigans.
The Lady Bucs were never able to dig themselves out of an early hole and dropped a 12-2 decision in a game that was halted in the fifth inning on the mercy rule.
The
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Griffin throws no-hitter in Lady Bobcats’ win over West Liberty

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- Jessica Griffin threw a five-inning no-hitter to get West Virginia Wesleyan's Lady Bobcats past West Liberty's Lady Hilltoppers by an 11-0 spread here Sunday in the first game of a Mountain East Conference doubleheader.
Then she came on to notch a save in the second outing that Wesleyan took by a 7-4 count.
The sweep ran their winning
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Baseball ‘Cats take two from Falcons to even series

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- What a difference a day makes!
After dropping a heartbreaking doubleheader to Fairmont State's Falcons here last Saturday, West Virginia Wesleyan's Bobcats turned around on Sunday and whipped the Falcons in a tough twin bill to earn a split in the weekend series.
They claimed a 2-1 decision in nine innings in the opener and completed the sweep
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‘Cats come up short in dramatic doubleheader

Posted: Thursday, Apr 10th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats lost a pair of Mountain East Conference heartbreakers to Fairmont State's Falcons here last Saturday.
They fell in the opener by a 3-1 count in a nine-inning thriller and dropped the nightcap, 1-0.
The losses lowered the ‘Cats to 5-13 in all games and 4-13 in the MEC going into last Sunday's doublet
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Softball Lady ‘Cats sweep WJU, run win streak to nine straight

Posted: Thursday, Apr 10th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- West Virginia Wesleyan's Lady ‘Cats extended their winning streak to nine games Saturday with a sweep of their Mountain East Conference doubleheader with Wheeling Jesuit's Lady Cardinals.
Coach Steve Warner's Lady ‘Cats racked up an 11-0 triumph in the opener with a 14-hit barrage, then took the second outing, 3-1, to boost their overall record to 24-6 and
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Softball Lady Bucs win finale of three-game series

Posted: Thursday, Apr 10th, 2014
CHARLES TOWN -- The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs had a busy 24-hour period in the Eastern Panhandle this past week.
The Lady Bucs dropped a 6-5 decision to the Jefferson Lady Cougars Friday night, then turned around and split a pair of games Saturday morning against Jefferson and the Martinsburg Lady Bulldogs.
Jefferson won the rematch against Buckhannon Saturday morning
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