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Football Bucs score first but drop 55-10 battle to Greenbrier East

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers came out swinging against the Greenbrier East Spartans and scored the game’s first points, but they weren’t able to keep that momentum going as they dropped a 55-10 decision to the Spartans Friday night in a non-conference battle at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Field. ... more

Lane places fourth individually as Bucs take third at Big 10 Golf Championship

MOUNT CLARE – Isaac Lane finished in fourth place in the Big 10 Conference championship for the Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers this past Monday at the Bel Meadow Golf Course.... more

Second-half surge leads Bucs to 4-2 win over Bees

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Buccaneers used a strong second half to get past the East Fairmont Bees by a 4-2 score Thursday evening in Big 10 Conference action at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs and East Fairmont play to 1-1 draw

TENNERTON – In a battle between two of the top teams in the Big 10 Conference, nothing was settled after 80 minutes of high school soccer Thursday night when the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs hosted the East Fairmont Bees.... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs have perfect week as they up record to 10-3

TENNERTON – It was a great week for the Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball team as they posted a perfect 4-0 mark in a pair of home tri-matches... more

Football Little Bucs improve to 3-0 after 28-0 win over Robert L. Bland

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buc football team built a 20-0 lead and then put their ball control offense to work in the second half for a 28-0 victory over the Robert L. Bland Patriots Thursday evening at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Little Lady Bucs earn 7-0 victory over W-I

CLARKSBURG – Grace Queen scored a hat trick, Harley Dean added a pair of goals along with Kallie Perry and Elaney Herron each adding a score as the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs cruised past the Washington Irving Middle School Hilltoppers by a 7-0 score Tuesday evening.... more

JV Buccaneers split soccer outings with Fairmont Senior and Brooke

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity soccer Bucs split a pair of recent contests to Fairmont Senior and Brooke. ... more

Little Lady Buc volleyball team starts season with a pair of wins over Lincoln and Elkins

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School volleyball Little Lady Bucs opened their season last week with a pair of victories over Lincoln and Elkins.... more

Football Buccaneers look to return to the win column against Spartans

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers will look to rebound from a disappointing loss to Hampshire last week as they host the Greenbrier East Spartans this Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium in a non-conference clash.... more

Vincent, Williams run second and third for XC Lady Bucs at home invitational

TENNERTON – Cadence Vincent and Jessica Williams ran second and third for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs in their lone home meet of the year Tuesday afternoon at the high school. ... more

Cross-country Bucs earn runner-up honors at own invitational as Gillum runs fifth

TENNERTON – Jordan Gillum of the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers had a top five finish in the Buccaneer Invitational Tuesday afternoon at the high school in B-U’s lone home meet of the year.... more

Losing a passion for sports and wins for B-U and WVU

BUCKHANNON – For a variety of reasons, I now have found myself at a crossroads regarding professional and collegiate sports.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs rebound to beat fifth-ranked Fairmont Senior, 1-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team shook off their disappointing last second loss to Wheeling Park on Saturday with a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears Tuesday night at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

Soccer Buccaneers come up just short against Polar Bears in 1-0 setback

TENNERTON – If you enjoy the game of soccer, then you probably enjoyed watching the Buckhannon-Upshur – Fairmont Senior contest Tuesday evening at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

JV Lady Soccer Bucs battle Colts to 1-1 tie

PHILIPPI – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs had to settle for a 1-1 tie with the homestanding Philip Barbour Lady Colts Monday evening.... more

Soccer Little Bucs blank West Fairmont, 4-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buc soccer team built a 3-0 first-half lead and cruised in the second half as they downed West Fairmont by a 4-0 score in a soccer match Monday evening at the middle school.... more

Little Lady Buc soccer team beats West Fairmont, 4-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buc soccer team held true to their winning ways after downing West Fairmont by a 4-0 score Monday evening at the middle school.... more

Golf Buccaneers down Philip Barbour in dual outing

PHILIPPI – The Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers had their final tune-up last Friday before the Big 10 Conference championships on Monday with a dual outing with the Philip Barbour Colts at the Barbour County Country Club.... more

Junior varsity Lady Buc soccer team starts season 2-0-2

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity soccer Lady Bucs have opened their season with a 2-0-2 record.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs stunned late by Wheeling Park in 4-3 setback

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team dropped the ultimate heartbreaker to the Wheeling Park Patriots Saturday in non-conference soccer action at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

Soccer Buccaneers suffer first loss of the year, a 5-2 defeat to Brooke

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Buccaneers were shell-shocked by a very good Brooke Bruins team Saturday afternoon in a non-conference clash at the high school.... more

Jordan Gillum places in top five as XC Bucs take fifth at Grafton

GRAFTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Jordan Gillum ran a strong fifth for the Buccaneers in the Grafton Bearcat Invitational at West Taylor Elementary School this past Saturday.... more

Cross-country Lady Bucs run eighth at Bearcat Classic; Vincent places seventh

GRAFTON – Cadence Vincent ran seventh out of 125 runners with a time of 20:53 to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur cross-country Lady Bucs in the Grafton Bearcat Invitational last Saturday at West Taylor Elementary.... more

Custom Cabinets to meet Highland Landscaping in golf league championship

TENNERTON – Custom Cabinets and Highland Landscaping will meet for the 2020 Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League championship after dominating victories in the quarterfinals this past Wednesday.... more

B-U junior varsity football game canceled by Preston

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity football game with Preston that was scheduled for last night was canceled by the Knights.... more

Little Lady Buc soccer squad ties East Fairmont, downs South Harrison

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buc soccer team finished up a busy week last week with games on Wednesday and Thursday against East Fairmont and South Harrison.... more

Football Buccaneers suffer shocking 58-6 loss to Hampshire

ROMNEY – After their nice win against Philip Barbour last week, not many people probably expected this result from the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers when they made the long trip to Romney and battled the Hampshire Trojans.... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs split home outing with Grafton and Bridgeport

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball Lady Bucs split a home tri-match with Grafton and Bridgeport here this past Tuesday.... more

Hurst breaks career scoring record as Buccaneers down Liberty, 6-2

CLARKSBURG – With another hat trick under his belt, Buckhannon-Upshur senior forward Ryan Hurst became the all-time leading scorer in school history with his 106th goal against the Liberty Mountaineers Thursday evening in a Big 10 Conference clash.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs win again as they post 5-2 victory against Liberty

CLARKSBURG – Five different players got into the scoring act for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team in a 5-2 victory over the Liberty Mountaineers in a Big 10 Conference contest Thursday evening.... more

Football Little Bucs roll in opener as they defeat South Harrison, 34-0

TENNERTON – For a team that didn’t have a scrimmage and their first game canceled, the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School football Little Bucs looked in mid-season form Thursday night in their opener with the South Harrison Hawks.... more

Little Lady Bucs booters earn wins against Elkins and Lincoln

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs overcame a 1-0 deficit to down the Elkins Green Hornets in a soccer battle Tuesday evening.... more

Little Buc soccer team racks up two more wins

TENNERTON – Following their cancelation of Monday’s outing with Lincoln, the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs came out on fire in a pair of home games on Tuesday and Wednesday with a pair of wins. ... more

Golf Buccaneers finishing strong as conference championship approaches

MOUNT CLARE – The Buckhannon-Upshur golf team picked up an impressive eight-team win this past Tuesday at the Bel Meadow Golf Course.... more

Football Buccaneers look for second win in a row against Hampshire Friday night

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers are looking to build off of the momentum of their strong second half last week against Philip Barbour this Friday night when they visit the Hampshire Trojans for a 7 p.m. non-conference contest.... more

Cross-country Buccaneers run third at Doddridge County; place two in top 15

WEST UNION – The Buckhannon-Upshur cross-country Buccaneers placed two runners in the top 15 at the Doddridge County Invitational Tuesday evening.... more

Forecasters predict another win for Buckhannon-Upshur

BUCKHANNON – The map says yellow so we get to keep playing sports in Upshur County!... more

Soccer Bucs earn shutout win against Grafton, 4-0

TENNERTON – Ryan Hurst tallied three goals and Bryer Ketterman added one as the Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Bucs cruised to a 4-0 victory over the Grafton Bearcats in Big 10 Conference play Tuesday evening at the high school.... more

Vincent runs third for XC Lady Bucs at Doddridge Invite

WEST UNION – Cadence Vincent ran third for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc cross-country team Tuesday evening at the Doddridge County Invitational.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs hike record to 5-1 as they roll past Grafton, 8-2

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Lady Bucs recorded an 8-2 win over the Grafton Bearcats in Big 10 Conference action Tuesday night at the high school.... more

Golf Bucs win match play I-33 Cupp over Lewis, Elkins

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur golf team took a break from their normal schedule to engage in some match play with Route 33 rivals Lewis County and Elkins in the first annual I-33 Cupp this past Monday at the Stonewall Resort.... more

Junior varsity football Bucs win opener over Colts, 27-16

PHILIPPI – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity football Buccaneers opened their season with a 27-16 victory over the homestanding Philip Barbour Colts Monday evening.... more

Cross-country Bucs run first at Preston Knight Night Relays

KINGWOOD – The Buckhannon-Upshur-A foursome of Julius Hobbs, Harrison Walker, Reis Leonard and Jordan Gillum won the 2020 Knight Night Relays at Preston County High School Saturday night.... more

Little Lady Bucs open season with win at West Fairmont

FAIRMONT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Buc soccer team opened their season with a 3-0 victory over West Fairmont last Friday.... more

B-U-Musselman boys’ soccer game canceled because of scheduling mistake

TENNERTON – The scheduled Buckhannon-Upshur-Musselman boys’ soccer game for this past Saturday never took place.... more

Lexi Kelley has first-half hat trick as Lady Bucs down Williamstown, 5-2

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Lexi Kelley scored a hat trick in the first half to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs to a 5-2 victory over the visiting Williamstown Yellow Jackets Saturday morning in non-conference action.... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs hike record to 5-1 with wins over North Marion and Preston

RACHEL – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc volleyball team continued to find early season success as they visited North Marion for a tri-match with North Marion and Preston last Thursday.... more

Golf Bucs continue to shine in outings at Clarksburg CC and Apple Valley GC

Buckhannon-Upshur’s Evan Coffman sinks a long putt for par on hole three at Apple Valely Golf Course. Coffman, along with teammate Isaac Lane, earned low medalist honors with 38s as the Bucs won the tri-match.... more

Highland Landscaping claims fourth-quarter title in men’s golf

TENNERTON – Highland Landscaping held on to win the fourth-quarter title in the 2020 Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League standings last week.Highland Landscaping downed UniFirst Corporation by a 21-19 score as they held off second place Arnett Carbis Toothman by 2 ½ points.... more

Little Buc soccer team wins debut against West Farimont

FAIRMONT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School soccer team opened their season in fine fashion Friday evening on the road with a 1-0 victory over West Fairmont.... more

Cross-country Lady Bucs run fourth at Preston

KINGWOOD – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc cross-country A-team ran in fourth place at the 2020 Preston Knight Night Relays.... more

Bucs get first victory after dominant second half against Colts, 19-10

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers defeated the Philip Barbour Colts by a 19-10 score in Big 10 Conference action Friday night at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Soccer Bucs rebound from sluggish start to knock off Webster County, 13-1

TENNERTON – Unsatisfied with his team’s play to start their contest with the Webster County Highlanders Thursday night at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium, Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Mike Donato sent a message to his squad at the nine-minute mark.... more

Kelley has four goals as Lady Bucs roll past North Marion, 7-0

RACHEL – Lexi Kelley put in four goals and Catherine Oliveto had two goals and three assists as the Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Lady Bucs rolled to a 7-0 road victory Thursday night against the North Marion Huskies.... more

B-UMS football opener with Mountaineer is canceled

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School – Mountaineer Middle football game that was scheduled for this past Thursday night was canceled in order to take additional precautions against COVID-19.... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs roll past Brooke and Preston in home opener

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball Lady Bucs made the most of their home opener this past Tuesday in a tri-match with Brooke and Preston. ... more

Tucker Hurst shoots par as golf Bucs earn easy victory from Elkins in dual outing

ELKINS – Tucker Hurst shot par for the Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers to help lead his squad to an easy win over the Elkins Tigers this past Monday at The Elks in Big 10 Conference action.... more

Old rivals meet as Bucs and Colts seek first victory of 2020 season

TENNERTON – With Upshur County moving into yellow on the COVID-19 map, Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Duane Stoeckle was simply hopeful that his Buccaneers will be able to get their football game in Friday night with the Philip Barbour Colts.... more

Bucs overcome slow start to down Preston, 6-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Bucs overcame a slow start to defeat the Preston Knights Tuesday evening by a 6-0 score in Big 10 Conference action.... more

Little Bucs open 2020 football season tonight with Mountaineer Middle

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Buc football team will kick-off their season today when they entertain Mountaineer Middle at 6:30 p.m at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs earn 5-1 victory over Preston in Big 10 Conference action

TENNERTON – Laikelyn Leggett tallied two goals to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Lady Bucs to a convincing 5-1 victory over the Preston Knights in a Big 10 Conference outing Tuesday evening.... more

Forecasters predict wins for B-U and West Virginia

BUCKHANNON – Week one was a perfect example of why we decided not to play the 2020 Fearless Football Forecast contest this season. ... more

Volleyball Lady Bucs open season with 1-1 mark

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball team went 1-1 in their season-opening action last week in a tri-match with University and Clay-Battelle.... more

Coffman earns low medalist honors as golf Bucs take second at Bel Meadow

MOUNT CLARE – Evan Coffman turned in another strong performance as he shot a career low and earned low medalist honors for the Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers Friday in a five-team event at Bel Meadow Golf Course.... more

Soccer Bucs and Greenbrier East battle to a 2-2 tie

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Bucs scored twice in the first five minutes of the game but had to settle for a 2-2 tie with the Greenbrier East Spartans Saturday afternoon in non-conference action at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs tumble to Parkersburg, 3-2

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team came up just short in their non-conference outing with the Parkersburg Big Reds Saturday afternoon at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

JV Bucs fall to Spartans in soccer opener, 3-0

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers opened their 2020 season with a 3-0 setback to Greenbrier East Saturday afternoon at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Highland Landscaping takes over first place in Bob Cupp Memorial Men’s Golf League

TENNERTON – Highland Landscaping made a huge jump in the standings with a big win last week in the Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Men’s Golf League standings.... more

Cross-country Bucs have solid debut at St. Mary’s Invitational

HUNTINGTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer cross-country team ran a solid sixth out of 18 teams at the St. Mary’s Invitational at Cabell Midland High School.... more

Cross-country Lady Bucs open season running eighth at St. Mary’s Invitational

HUNTINGTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc cross-country team took eighth place over a muddy and sloppy course in their 2020 debut at the St. Mary’s Invitational at Cabell Midland High School.... more

Early mistakes cost Bucs in debut against Ripley in 42-0 setback

TENNERTON – While the final score wasn’t what Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Duane Stoeckle and his team were hoping for, the veteran coach felt his young squad wasn’t that far away from being a competitive team against the Ripley Vikings Friday night when they two teams made their 2020 debut at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Queen tallies three goals as Lady Bucs cruise past Cougars in opener, 10-1

TENNERTON – Maggie Queen scored three goals and added three assists to help lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team to a convincing 10-1 victory in their 2020 debut over the Lincoln Cougars Thursday night at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Golf Bucs improve to 10-1 with win over UHS

MORGANTOWN – Evan Coffman and Brady Hurst earned low medalist honors for the Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers in a dual regional match with University on Wednesday at the Lakeview GC.... more

Stacy takes over reigns of Buckhannon-Upshur cross-country teams

TENNERTON – There will be a new face leading the Buckhannon-Upshur boys and girls cross-country teams this fall.... more

Soccer Bucs score at will as they down Lincoln in opener, 14-0

TENNERTON – Ryan Hurst scored five goals and added an assist and Lane Tenney added three goals and an assist as the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers completely dominated the Lincoln Cougars in their season debut winning a 14-0 contest Thursday evening at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Buccaneer and Lady Buc cross-country teams will open season today at Cabell Midland

TENNERTON – New Buckhannon-Upshur head boys and girls cross-country coach Taylor Stacy has one goal for his two teams this season and what a lofty goal it is – to have both teams make the state championship meet.... more

Buckhannon-Upshur and Ripley to open football season Friday night

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers will start their 2020 campaign this Friday when they host the Ripley Vikings at 7:30 p.m. at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.... more

Soccer Lady Bucs to battle Lincoln today in 2020 season debut

TENNERTON – Ready or not, the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team will get their season underway today when they host the Lincoln Cougars at 7:30 p.m.... more

Golf Buccaneers win at Preston

KINGWOOD – Evan Coffman earned runner-up honors as the Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers won another event this past Tuesday at the Preston Country Club in Kingwood. ... more

Soccer Bucs to kick off season today at home against Lincoln

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur boys’ soccer team will get their season underway today as they host the Lincoln Cougars at 5:30 p.m. at Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.... more

Fearless Football Forecast — the abridged version

BUCKHANNON – John Lennon once wrote the lyrics “Nobody told me there’d be days like these…strange days indeed.”... more

Football Bucs stay with Eagles, come out healthy in scrimmage

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer football team had their one and only scrimmage this preseason Friday against Robert C. Byrd at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium. ... more

Soccer Bucs look good against Parkersburg in home scrimmage

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Bucs looked good in their only scrimmage of the season last Thursday at home against the Parkersburg Big Reds.... more

Arnett Carbis Toothman grabs lead in Bob Cupp Men’s Golf standings

TENNERTON – Arnett Carbis Toothman jumped into first place in the Buckhannon Country Club Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League standings after a big win last week.... more

Lady Bucs have scrimmage, home opener canceled

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Lady Bucs saw their home scrimmage with Charleston Catholic last week and their home opener with Hurricane tomorrow canceled because of the COVID-19 W.Va. County Alert System.... more

Evan Coffman, Isaac Lane are low medalist as golf Bucs win four-team home outing

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur golf Buccaneers remained hot in the early part of the season as they completely dominated a four-team Big 10 Conference home event last Monday at the Buckhannon Country Club.... more

Two undefeated teams remain atop Men’s Summer League

Regular season games of the 2020 Upshur County Men’s Summer Basketball League presented by Harper Lumber and Building Supply continued Monday and Tuesday at Stockert Youth and Community Center’s outdoor court.... more

Three-way tie for first place as league reaches halfway point of season

Three-way tie for lead in men’s hoops... more

Bucs coast past Liberty, 68-45

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