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Two From Wesleyan Softball Earn All-America Status

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On the eve of the softball College World Series, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association made its All-America selections. 

First Round Match-up Set for West Virginia Wesleyan at College World Series

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West Virginia Wesleyan is the No. 4 seed at the Division II softball College World Series. Thursday, the Bobcats will play their first-ever game in that competition against Molloy College. 

Fairmont State Announces 2017 Football Schedule

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After appearing in the NCAA Division II football playoffs for the first time in program history, Fairmont State will look for more success in 2017. The Falcons now know their schedule for the upcoming season. 

West Virginia Wesleyan Softball Earns First-Ever College World Series Berth

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West Virginia Wesleyan softball just made history.

West Virginia State Football Feature: Part I Video included

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Institute, W.Va. - Four former WVU Football teammates, now coaches on the West Virginia State Football team are defying the odds.

Dates Announced for West Virginia Wesleyan Softball Super Regional

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After advancing from the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region 2 bracket, West Virginia Wesleyan's next test is found north of the state border. 

Fairmont State's Bingaya Signs Pro Deal in Belgium Video included

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Matt Bingaya's basketball career didn't end in Sioux Falls, South Dakota when Fairmont State lost in the Division II national championship game. 

West Virginia Wesleyan Softball to Host NCAA Regional

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After locking up the Mountain East Conference tournament title for the second year in a row, West Virginia Wesleyan softball will host an NCAA regional.  

No. 7 West Virginia Wesleyan Softball Ready For MEC Tournament Video included

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Buckhannon, WV - With MEC Softball postseason action in full swing, the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats are coming off of historic regular season, where they won 15 in a row and its the first time in program history that the ladies are ranked seventh heading into the Mountain East Conference Tournament. 

Former Fairmont State Football Coach Wally Hood Dies at 82

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Hood coached the Falcons from 1984-1991.

Pairings Announced for Mountain East Softball Tournament

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West Virginia Wesleyan is the only local Mountain East school qualified for the MEC softball tournament, which begins Friday in Salem, Va. 

College Spotlight: Glenville State Boxing Video included

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If you ask Duane Chapman what he thinks of boxing, he'll tell you it's on the rise again. 

Neverauskas Becomes First Black Bear to Reach MLB

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In a blowout loss to the Cubs Monday night, Dovydas Neverauskas made history. 

NFL Releases Steelers 2017 Schedule

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The Steelers will play five prime time games, including four consecutively, during the 2017 season.  The NFL released the team's new schedule Thursday. The Steelers open with the Browns Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. in Cleveland. Their home opener is sept. 17 at 1 p.m. against the Vikings. The Steelers have a bye in Week 9. Games against Cleveland bookend the 16-game schedule. 

Leading the Way: WVWC Football Team Volunteers in Upshur County Video included

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At West Virginia Wesleyan, Del Smith is leading the Bobcats in spring football practices ahead of their annual Orange and Black Spring Game Friday night. Off the field, Smith's athletes are finding ways to lead.

Offense Shines in FSU Spring Game Video included

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In the annual Maroon & White game at Fairmont State, the offense rolled to a 44-17 victory over the defense. 

Wesleyan Softball Splits Doubleheader with Charleston Video included

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Division II softball scores. 

Optimistic Pirates Win Home Opener vs. Braves Video included

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Behind a 3-for-4 performance from Andrew McCutchen and back-to-back homers in the 5th innings, the Pirates picked up their first win of the season, 5-4 over the Braves.

Glenville State's Stephens Recognized by WBCA Video included

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After winning a Mountain East Conference regular season title and earning an NCAA Tournament berth, Glenville State women's basketball coach Kim Stephens made the Women's Basketball Coaches Association Thirty Under 30 List.  

"Great to be Home:" Mazzulla Begins Stint as Fairmont State Head Coach Video included

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Joe Mazzulla has found success on the hardwood here in North Central West Virginia. Now, he’s back for more.  

Calhoun Introduced at Youngstown State Video included

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With his family at his side, Jerrod Calhoun’s tenure as Youngstown State men’s basketball coach formally began Tuesday. 

Jerrod Calhoun Named Youngstown State Coach After Deep Fairmont State NCAA Run Video included

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Through a release on its website, Youngstown State University announced Monday that it had hired Jerrod Calhoun as its new men's basketball coach.  

Fairmont State Falls in National Final

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Fairmont State’s unprecedented run in men’s basketball came up one win short. The top-seeded Falcons fell 71-61 to two-seed Northwest Missouri State Saturday afternoon in the Division II national championship game in Sioux Falls, S.D.  The Falcons trailed the Bearcats by eight points or more throughout the second half, and never led in the contest.  Fairmont State ends the season with a program-record 34 wins. The Falcons made their deepest postseason run...

One More: Fairmont State Men's Basketball on the Cusp of History Video included

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During his very first day on the job, Fairmont State men's basketball coach Jerrod Calhoun said he dreamed of winning a national championship. Five years later, that dream could come true. Calhoun and the top-seeded Falcons will play two-seed Northwest Missouri State Saturday at 3 p.m. 

Fairmont St. Advances to First-Ever Division II Championship Game Video included

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All season long, fifth-year head coach Jerrod Calhoun has said the Falcons' depth makes them on of the best teams in the country. Saturday, they'll have a chance to prove they are the undisputed best team when they play in the National Championship game.  

Jim Crutchfield Resigns as West Liberty Head Coach Video included

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He won 359 games in 13 seasons 

How To Watch Fairmont State vs. Rollins Video included

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If you didn't make the trip to South Dakota with the Falcons, don't worry -- you can still catch every minute of Fairmont State's Elite Eight clash with Rollins on your computer or mobile device. 

FSU's Bingaya Among Finalists for National Award

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Fairmont State star Matt Bingaya is already the Mountain East Conference and Atlantic Region player of the year. Before Fairmont's season ends, he might collect a bit more hardware. 

Fairmont St. Earns Top Seed in D2 Elite Eight

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Fairmont State is No. 1 again. 

Dewalt to Replace Campbell as AB Head Football Coach

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For the second time in a matter of months, Alderson Broaddus has a new head football coach. 

Game Times Set for NCAA Regional at Fairmont State

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Tickets go on sale Wednesday for NCAA Division II Tournament games in the Atlantic Region, hosted by Fairmont State. 

Matt Bingaya Named MEC Men's Player of the Year

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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- Fairmont State's Matt Bingaya has been selected as the Mountain East Conference Player of the Year, while West Virginia Wesleyan's Luke Layhew was tabbed as the league's Freshman of the Year. 

Glenville State's McLeod Named MEC Player of the Year Video included

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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- Glenville State's Paris McLeod has been selected as the 2017 Mountain East Conference Player of the Year.

Joel Hanrahan to Join Black Bears' Coaching Staff

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Former Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan is back with the organization, and later this year, he'll coach at the Monongalia County Ballpark. 

College Spotlight: Glenville State's High Scoring Offense Video included

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Kim Stephens swears she isn't doing anything differently. 

College Spotlight: Darhius Nunn

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He did it on the biggest stage in high school. Now as the starting point guard at Glenville State, Darhius Nunn is continuing to star.  

Pirates CARE-A-Van Returns to SteppingStones for Christmas Celebration Video included

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At a Christmas party Tuesday night at SteppingStones, Santa Claus wasn't the focal point. John Jaso was. 

MEC Suspends Four Falcons for Role in Brawl Video included

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The incident happened after Fairmont State's Thursday night win over Notre Dame.

Jimbo Fisher Honored in Hometown Video included

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The busy nature of college football doesn’t allow Jimbo Fisher to visit his hometown as often as he might like, but on the occasion of his most recent visit, he enjoyed a bit of extra fanfare. 

College Basketball Scores: Thursday, January 7

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College Basketball Scores for Thursday, January 7.

High School Basketball Scores: Thursday, January 7 Video included

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Girl's High School Basketball Scores for Thursday, January 7.

Athlete of the Week: Fairmont Senior's Dahrius Nunn Video included

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Polar Bear guard hopes to return to the AA State Championship Game and finish the job

High School Basketball Scores: Wednesday, January 6 Video included

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High School Basketball Scores for Wednesday, January 6.

Black Bears Complete Remarkable Turnaround with a Championship

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West Virginia comes from behind yet again to claim NYPL crown

12 Sports Scores: Thursday, September 10

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NCAA Football, Minor League Baseball, High School Soccer

Black Bears Celebrate Championship With Fan Festival

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Black Bears fans got their first look at the New York Penn League Championship Cup Wednesday night at the club’s championship celebration.

12 Sports Scores: Monday, September 9

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLLewis Co. 17Preston 21FINAL (Continuation from Friday)HIGH SCHOOL SOCCERBoys':Lincoln 0Robert C. Byrd 6FINALGirls':Lincoln 0Robert C. Byrd 9FINALMINOR LEAGUE BASEBALLNew York-Penn LeagueWest Virginia 8Mahoning Valley 2FINAL (Black Bears clinch Wild Card in NYPL Playoffs)

12 Sports Scores: Thursday, September 3

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Fairmont St. opens the college football season, Grafton takes down East in soccer, and the Black Bears win again

12 Sports Scores: Friday, August 21

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High school soccer starts, and the Black Bears win again

Black Bears Beat State College 4-1

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Mitchell Tolman recorded three of the Black Bears' eleven hits as West Virginia came away with a 4-1 win over State College. The win put an end to West Virginia's three-game losing streak and put them back above .500.Dario Agrazal was dominant on the mound, allowing just two hits and one run over seven innings to pick up his fifth win of the year, and Cesilio Pimentel recorded his third save.The win moved West Virginia back into a 3-way tie for the Wild Card spot in the New Yor...

Black Bears Take Down Auburn, 6-3

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Bears remain tied for Wild Card spot

12 Sports Scores: Friday, July 31

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American Legion Baseball State Tournament

12 Sports Scores: Thursday, July 30

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Legion and Little League Baseball State Tournaments

12 Sports Scores: Friday, July 24

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American Legion Baseball and the Black Bears win again

12 Sports Scores: Thursday, July 23

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Legion Baseball Area 2 Tournament and the Black Bears stay hot

Black Bears Beat Brooklyn 5-3 for Fourth Straight Win

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West Virginia back within a game of .500

Black Bears Fall to State College, 10-7

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Loss drops West Virginia to 10-14 on the year

Black Bears Offense Explodes in 8-1 Victory over Batavia

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West Virginia avoids the sweep

Black Bears Drop Opening Game of Series to Batavia

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West Virginia falls to 6-9 on the season

Black Bears' Garcia Claims NYPL Pitcher of the Week

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Pitched 8 scoreless innings

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  • MEC College Spotlight: WVWC Head Mens' Basketball Coach Jack Meriwether

    MEC College Spotlight: WVWC Head Mens' Basketball Coach Jack Meriwether

    Friday, April 7 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-04-07 04:29:33 GMT
    Coach Jack Meriwether arrived on the West Virginia Wesleyan's campus in the summer of 2015 and served as an assistant coach for 1 1/2 seasons. Unexpectedly, during the midst of the 2016-2017 Basketball season, Coach Meriwether served as the interim head coach for two months, where he led the Bobcats to an 8-7 record. Coach Meriwether always tells his team, "Stay ready, so you never have to get ready," well, that became a reality for him as he was named the head coach not muc...
    Coach Jack Meriwether arrived on the West Virginia Wesleyan's campus in the summer of 2015 and served as an assistant coach for 1 1/2 seasons. Unexpectedly, during the midst of the 2016-2017 Basketball season, Coach Meriwether served as the interim head coach for two months, where he led the Bobcats to an 8-7 record. Coach Meriwether always tells his team, "Stay ready, so you never have to get ready," well, that became a reality for him as he was named the head coach not muc...
  • College Spotlight: West Virginia Wesleyan Outfielder, John Koon

    College Spotlight: West Virginia Wesleyan Outfielder, John Koon

    Friday, March 31 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-03-31 18:37:58 GMT

    Buckhannon, WV - The West Virginia Wesleyan College 2017 Baseball season may have started off slow as the team went 1-11 in the first two weeks. But with leadership from Bridgeport native and senior outfielder, John Koon, the team has started to turn things around. Koon is our College Spotlight of the Week after hitting .533 (16-30) in eight games for the bobcats. The senior earned National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II Regional Player of the week.

    Buckhannon, WV - The West Virginia Wesleyan College 2017 Baseball season may have started off slow as the team went 1-11 in the first two weeks. But with leadership from Bridgeport native and senior outfielder, John Koon, the team has started to turn things around. Koon is our College Spotlight of the Week after hitting .533 (16-30) in eight games for the bobcats. The senior earned National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II Regional Player of the week.

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