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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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Bucs win by 10 again

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 8th, 2014
TENNERTON -- For the second time in their past two games, the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers sent a Big Ten Conference baseball opponent packing after five innings, getting a complete-game effort from their starting pitcher and winning 11-1.
B-U right-hander Branden Newcome threw a one-hitter over five innings Saturday and the Bucs' batting order cranked out eight hits and five stolen bases in
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Lady Bucs Reed, Wilfong collect postseason honors

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 8th, 2014
TENNERTON -- The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buccaneers' leading scorer during the 2013-14 girls basketball season, as well as their second leading scorer and top rebounder, earned All-State and All-Big Ten Conference honors.
B-U junior guard Courtney Reed, the Lady Bucs' scoring leader at 9.4 points per game, earned a Class AAA All-State Honorable Mention nomination and junior center Megan Wilfong, who scored
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Lady Bucs finish third, B-U boys place sixth at BB&T Classic

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 8th, 2014
CHARLESTON -- The Buckhannon-Upshur High School track and field teams got an early-season peek at some of the best teams from the southern part of West Virginia at the BB&T Classic at the University of Charleston Stadium's Laidley Field Friday evening.
Both B-U squads came out with solid results, with the girls capturing third place and the boys finishing
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Softball Lady ‘Cats demolish Shepherd

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 8th, 2014
SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats pounded out 29 hits here last Wednesday to thrash Shepherd's Lady Rams in a Mountain East Conference doubleheader.
They took the opener by a 17-1 spread with a 19-hit barrage, then topped it off with an 8-2 verdict, hammering out 10 more safeties.
The sweep improved their record to 22-6 overall and
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Bucs’ pitching, defense spark 11-1 win over LC

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 8th, 2014
TENNERTON -- Even though the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers scored 11 runs on six hits, it was their pitching and defense that stole the show Tuesday evening in a win over Big Ten Conference and sectional baseball rival Lewis County.
Zane Clevenger went the distance on the mound Tuesday in a game that was shortened to five innings on account of the
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Lady Bucs’ bats put game away early in “huge win”

Modified: Tuesday, Apr 8th, 2014
TENNERTON -- A seven-run first running gave the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buccaneers all the cushion they needed en route to an 11-1 victory over the Lewis County Minutemaids here Tuesday evening in a Big Ten Conference matchup.
The game was halted in the bottom of the fourth inning on the 10-run mercy rule.
"This was a huge win," said head coach
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‘Cats take two from Urbana to end skid

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 8th, 2014
URBANA, Ohio -- West Virginia Wesleyan's Bobcats snapped an eight-game losing streak here Tuesday by knocking off the Urbana Blue Knights in a Mountain East Conference doubleheader.
Coach Brett Ripley's ‘Cats took the first game in a slugfest by a 15-8 count and completed the sweep with a 6-5 decision.
The action improved the Bobcats to 4-11 overall and to
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