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W.Va. State’s Webb starting fast for Yellow Jackets
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W.Va. State’s Webb starting fast for Yellow Jackets

As it is with many young men handed the keys to a shiny, new, fast car, West Virginia State freshman point guard Frank Webb is learning that the gas pedal doesn’t always have to be jammed to the floor.

Eager to help the Yellow Jackets...

W.Va. State’s Webb starting fast for Yellow Jackets
W.Va. State’s Webb starting fast for Yellow Jackets

As it is with many young men handed the keys to a shiny, new, fast car, West Virginia State freshman point guard Frank Webb is learning that the gas pedal doesn’t always have to be jammed to the floor.

Eager to help the Yellow Jackets...

Shepherd falls in Division II football title game
Shepherd falls in Division II football title game

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Shepherd coach Monte Cater looked at the big picture after a humbling loss to Northwest Missouri State in the Division II national championship game.

“We’ve been able to ...

Roundup: UC men register 4th win in a row
Roundup: UC men register 4th win in a row

The University of Charleston men’s basketball team won its fourth straight contest in a 93-78 road win over Davis & Elkins Saturday in the McDonnell Center.

UC improved to 6-4 while the Senators dropped to 4-7.

Golden Eagles senior ...

Roundup: UC women fall at Pitt-Johnstown

Jasmine Harper scored 10 of her 16 points in the second half as University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown defeated the University of Charleston women’s basketball team 67-50 Tuesday in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

The Mountain Cats shot 55 percent...

Bauer rebounds from injury to play big role for WVSU
Bauer rebounds from injury to play big role for WVSU

It was the last way Brent Bauer wanted to start his college basketball career — wondering if that start would have to be put on hold.

That was his fear as he sat on the court, clutching his right knee and feeling his patella pop back into ...

Yellow Jackets trudge into break with loss to Bowie State

West Virginia State men’s basketball coach Bryan Poore sent his team into the holiday break with one main directive — run, and don’t let the layoff rob them of their wind.

“My big challenge to them is conditioning,...

UC men lean on defense while adjusting to new offense
UC men lean on defense while adjusting to new offense

Learning a new offense is never easy in college basketball, especially one so different from the previous system. The University of Charleston men’s basketball team is going through those growing pains right now, and it shows in the numbers....

Roundup: UC’s Benes named to All-America team

University of Charleston punter Brett Benes became the first Golden Eagle to be named to the American Football Coaches Association Division II All-America team.

Benes, a junior who also handled kickoff and place-kicking duties, helped UC to a 39....

Roundup: UC men’s soccer players named to All-America team
Roundup: UC men’s soccer players named to All-America team

University of Charleston men’s soccer players Will Roberts (sophomore forward) and Conor Branson (graduate student defender) were named to the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association All-America first team after help...

Elliott’s hot hand has him rising in State rotation
Elliott’s hot hand has him rising in State rotation

Tyrie Elliott has grown quite adept at making the most out of the opportunities he’s afforded. It’s his biggest gift — a deadly keen shooting eye — that has allowed those opportunities to grow for the West Virginia State...

Local colleges: State, UC men pick up road wins

Despite playing without their top scorer, the West Virginia State men’s basketball team was still able to earn a 99-92 road victory over Urbana University in Mountain East Conference men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon....

Melting-pot roster leads to massive success for UC men’s soccer
Melting-pot roster leads to massive success for UC men’s soccer

Soccer is universal. That is seen anytime one turns on a television and watches the teeming, screaming thousands at an English Premier League match, a La Liga match in Spain or a Bundesliga match in Germany. Countries from Canada to Costa Rica to...

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