Wheeling Jesuit University to add football program

Wheeling Jesuit University to add football program

Wheeling Jesuit announced Tuesday that it will add football as the school’s 21st varsity sport.

University of Charleston names Reed Director of Athletics Development

University of Charleston names Reed Director of Athletics Development

The University of Charleston has named Shari Reed to the athletic department’s full-time staff as the school’s Director of Athletics Development.

Charleston golf prepares to tee off at Division II championships

Charleston golf prepares to tee off at Division II championships

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Charleston baseball falls to Shepherd in MEC tournament championship game

Charleston baseball falls to Shepherd in MEC tournament championship game

The University of Charleston’s baseball team came up just short of its quest for an automatic berth into the NCAA Division II baseball championships, falling 13-6 to Shepherd in the Mountain East Conference tournament championship game.

Charleston wins another elimination game at MEC baseball tournament

Charleston wins another elimination game at MEC baseball tournament

BECKLEY — The University of Charleston picked up its second do-or-die win in as many days in the Mountain East Conference baseball tournament, defeating Fairmont State 7-3 Saturday night at Epling Stadium.

Roundup: Charleston ousted in Division II softball regional

Roundup: Charleston ousted in Division II softball regional

West Virginia Wesleyan’s Morgan Bruce launched two home runs and drove in five runs as the host Bobcats pounded the University of Charleston 9-0 in a five-inning mercy-rule decision to claim the Division II Atlantic regional softball tournament ...

UC baseball blasts Concord to stay alive in MEC tournament

UC baseball blasts Concord to stay alive in MEC tournament

The University of Charleston baseball team emphatically staked its claim to one of the remaining spots in the Mountain East Conference tournament Friday morning, bombarding the conference’s South Division champion in order to compete another...

UC softball tops Bloomsburg in NCAA D2 Regional

UC softball tops Bloomsburg in NCAA D2 Regional

Monica Carter smashed a three-run home run in the top of the fifth inning as the University of Charleston softball team eliminated Bloomsburg 5-3 Friday in the second round of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region 2 Tournament in Buckhannon.

UC baseball falls to Shepherd in MEC tournament opener

UC baseball falls to Shepherd in MEC tournament opener

BECKLEY — A hot start gave the University of Charleston some early momentum Thursday in its Mountain East Conference baseball tournament opener against North Division champion Shepherd, enough for the Golden Eagles...

Roundup: Charleston softball begins regional play Thursday at Wesleyan

Roundup: Charleston softball begins regional play Thursday at Wesleyan

The University of Charleston softball team begins its NCAA regional tournament at 2:30 p.m. Thursday versus West Virginia Wesleyan in Buckhannon.

Charleston on a roll entering MEC baseball tournament

Charleston on a roll entering MEC baseball tournament

Coming into this season, there was a level of optimism around the University of Charleston baseball team that one might not normally expect from a team that had just won 16 games the year before.

UC softball visits West Va. Wesleyan in NCAA regional tournament

UC softball visits West Va. Wesleyan in NCAA regional tournament

The University of Charleston softball team is back in the NCAA Regionals, but it’s first opponent is a familiar, and daunting, one.

West Virginia State salvages finale vs. Charleston

West Virginia State salvages finale vs. Charleston

After dropping the first three games in the series, the West Virginia State baseball ended its season by rallying for an 11-8 win over the University of Charleston on Monday.

UC baseball clinches MEC tournament berth with doubleheader win

UC baseball clinches MEC tournament berth with doubleheader win

With three big runs in the sixth inning, the University of Charleston was able to punch its ticket to the Mountain East Conference baseball tournament with a 7-1 victory to complete a Sunday doubleheader sweep of West Virginia State at Triana Field....

Roundup: UC’s Haleigh Christopher named MEC softball Freshman of the Year

Roundup: UC’s Haleigh Christopher named MEC softball Freshman of the Year

Haleigh Christopher snagged a pair of honors Thursday for University of Charleston softball, being named Mountain East Conference Freshman of the Year and earning a spot on the All-MEC first team.

Roundup: Charleston men’s golf team picked for NCAA regional

Roundup: Charleston men’s golf team picked for NCAA regional

The University of Charleston men’s golf team was selected by the NCAA to play in the Division II Regional championships to be held from May 8-10 at the Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels.

Roundup: UC women ousted in NCAA Division II tennis regional

Roundup: UC women ousted in NCAA Division II tennis regional

The University of Charleston women’s tennis team fell to Mercyhurst 5-0 in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional tournament Tuesday in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Bracket set for MEC softball tournament

Bracket set for MEC softball tournament

The 2017 Mountain East Conference softball tournament begins on May 5 at the James I. Moyer Complex in Salem, Va.

Charleston softball confident in its pair of pitchers

Charleston softball confident in its pair of pitchers

When postseason time rolls around, teams like to know they have veteran leaders they can turn to in key situations.

University of Charleston sweeps softball doubleheader vs. West Virginia State

University of Charleston sweeps softball doubleheader vs. West Virginia State

The University of Charleston was able to work out of a jam before coming up big the next time it stepped up to the plate as the Golden Eagles swept West Virginia State in a Mountain East Conference softball doubleheader Wednesday.

Roundup: WVSU softball sweeps Glenville State

Roundup: WVSU softball sweeps Glenville State

The West Virginia State softball team swept a doubleheader from Glenville State 3-0 and 2-1 Monday in Institute.

Charleston men’s tennis falls to W. Va. Wesleyan in MEC finals

Charleston men’s tennis falls to W. Va. Wesleyan in MEC finals

The University of Charleston men’s tennis team’s run to a Mountain East Conference tournament championship fell one win short Sunday. The Golden Eagles watched an early lead slip away to West Virginia Wesleyan, falling 5-3 in Huntington....

West Virginia State football emphasizing pride in program

West Virginia State football emphasizing pride in program

In the few months since John Pennington has been the head coach of the West Virginia State football team, the program has put an emphasis through the offseason on developing a level of pride in the school for which they’re suiting up.

Derek Redd: Charleston’s grip on MEC basketball tournament challenged

Derek Redd: Charleston’s grip on MEC basketball tournament challenged

Could a staple of Charleston sports for nearly six decades actually pull up stakes and move west?