West Virginia Wesleyan men hold off West Virginia State

West Virginia Wesleyan men hold off West Virginia State

After falling behind by double digits early in the second half, West Virginia State rallied to find its way back into the game late but fell on Monday night to West Virginia Wesleyan, 78-73, at the Walker Convocation Center.

University of Charleston promotes Dan Stratford to head men’s soccer coach

University of Charleston promotes Dan Stratford to head men’s soccer coach

The University of Charleston didn’t have to look far when it came to finding its next men’s soccer coach, promoting assistant coach Dan Stratford on Monday.

Area roundup: Glenville State tops West Virginia State; WVU Tech men win

Area roundup: Glenville State tops West Virginia State; WVU Tech men win

Terry Davis dropped in 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Glenville State put away West Virginia State 92-76 in men’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Waco Center in Glenville.

West Virginia Wesleyan defeats Charleston in OT in first game in new facility

West Virginia Wesleyan defeats Charleston in OT in first game in new facility

West Virginia Wesleyan rallied late to force overtime and spoiled Charleston’s first game in the new H. Bernard Wehrle Sr. Athletic Arena with an 86-84 victory Saturday.

Charleston men’s, women’s basketball finally get true home games

Charleston men’s, women’s basketball finally get true home games

After almost two years of playing games off-campus, the University of Charleston basketball teams will get the chance to break in the new athletic facility at the Wehrle Innovation Center on Saturday as the Golden Eagles host West Virginia Wesleyan in ...

Trailblazer Award a ‘key accomplishment’ for former WVSU football coach Oree Banks

Trailblazer Award a ‘key accomplishment’ for former WVSU football coach Oree Banks

There is an added sense of pride for Oree Banks, the former West Virginia State football coach who won this year’s American Football Coaches Association Trailblazer Award. For one, it recognizes Banks’ contributions as a coach at...

Charleston women’s basketball feels best days are ahead

Charleston women’s basketball feels best days are ahead

As University of Charleston women’s basketball coach Adam Collins looks at his team through its first 14 games of the season, he sees a group that is much better than its record might show.

Marshall hires University of Charleston’s Chris Grassie as new men’s soccer coach

Marshall hires University of Charleston’s Chris Grassie as new men’s soccer coach

After leading the University of Charleston men’s soccer team to the NCAA Division II national championship game in two of the last three seasons, Chris Grassie has been named the next coach of the Marshall men’s soccer team.

Area roundup: UC men’s basketball can’t stop unbeaten Fairmont State

Area roundup: UC men’s basketball can’t stop unbeaten Fairmont State

The University of Charleston couldn’t slow down unbeaten Fairmont State Sunday evening, as the Falcons dispatched the Golden Eagles 95-78.

Charleston, West Virginia State hoops teams hit the road for Mountain East action

Charleston, West Virginia State hoops teams hit the road for Mountain East action

Both the West Virginia State and University of Charleston men’s basketball teams take the road Sunday, closing the weekend with Mountain East Conference competition. The Yellow Jackets had themselves a long trip, while the Golden Eagles go toe-...

No. 8 Wheeling Jesuit uses balance to subdue West Virginia State 95-85

No. 8 Wheeling Jesuit uses balance to subdue West Virginia State 95-85

No. 8 Wheeling Jesuit used a balanced attack to gradually build up a lead and pick up a 95-85 win over West Virginia State Thursday night at the Walker Convocation Center in Institute.

Mountain East Conference basketball roundup: West Virginia State women use 3-point barrage to down No. 18 Wheeling Jesuit

Mountain East Conference basketball roundup: West Virginia State women use 3-point barrage to down No. 18 Wheeling Jesuit

The West Virginia State women’s basketball team nailed 15 of 30 3-point attempts and stunned No. 18 Wheeling Jesuit 90-70 Thursday in Institute.

Glenville State promotes offensive coordinator Eric Smith to head coach

Glenville State promotes offensive coordinator Eric Smith to head coach

Glenville State college announced Wednesday that Eric Smith, the football team’s offensive coordinator since 2011, has been promoted to head coach. Smith replaces David Hutchison, who stepped down after the 2016 season.

No. 4 West Liberty men escape WVSU with win

No. 4 West Liberty men escape WVSU with win

No. 4 West Liberty came alive at the end of the first half to take a big lead, but had to fight off a late rally by West Virginia State to escape the Walker Convocation Center with a 100-93 win on Tuesday night.

WVSU, Charleston men face top-10 tests this week

WVSU, Charleston men face top-10 tests this week

Usually when a team has had a few weeks off, coaches like to be able to gradually ease their teams back into the flow of things.

Offense clicking for WVSU women’s basketball

Offense clicking for WVSU women’s basketball

At this time a year ago, the West Virginia State women’s basketball team was struggling to do much offensively.

WVSU named Division II Award of Excellence finalist

WVSU named Division II Award of Excellence finalist

West Virginia State was named by the NCAA to be a finalist for the 2017 Division II Award of Excellence.

West Virginia State enters holiday break knowing toughest is yet to come

West Virginia State enters holiday break knowing toughest is yet to come

Like every Division II team in the country, the West Virginia State men’s basketball team is officially on break — getting a week off at the end of the semester to return home for a few days, celebrate the holidays with family and unwind ...

Hot shooting helps WVSU men reach .500 mark

Hot shooting helps WVSU men reach .500 mark

West Virginia State was able to pull away late to pick up a 91-75 afternoon victory over Washington Adventist to close out nonconference play on Monday at the Walker Convocation Center.

WVSU football coaching search to ramp up after holidays

WVSU football coaching search to ramp up after holidays

West Virginia State athletic director Nate Burton said the school will move forward with its football coaching search at the start of the new year.

Charleston beats Salem in Joe Manchin Classic title game

Charleston beats Salem in Joe Manchin Classic title game

Justin Coleman scored 16 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead the University of Charleston men’s basketball team over the Salem International in the championship game of the Joe Manchin Classic Saturday night in Salem.

Shepherd ousted by North Alabama in Division II football semifinals

Shepherd ousted by North Alabama in Division II football semifinals

SHEPHERDSTOWN — North Alabama scored 17 second-quarter points to take a 10-point halftime lead and then held off Shepherd in the second half of a 23-13 win in a Division II national semifinal football contest...

Roundup: Charleston wins, West Virginia State loses in Joe Manchin Classic

Roundup: Charleston wins, West Virginia State loses in Joe Manchin Classic

The University of Charleston continued its winning ways in the early part of the season, defeating Bluefield State 81-59 Friday afternoon in the Joe Manchin Classic at Salem International.

West Virginia State, Charleston men’s hoops teams head to Manchin Classic at Salem

West Virginia State, Charleston men’s hoops teams head to Manchin Classic at Salem

There’s always been something about playing early-season road games that West Virginia State men’s basketball coach Bryan Poore has found valuable for his teams.


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