The Mountain East Conference’s football coaches feel both West Virginia State and the University of Charleston have a decent shot at a conference title this season. Actually, they think the Yellow Jackets have their best shot at a crown since the conference began.
Rich Meckfessel brought class and a splendid chair-kicking ability when he came to Morris Harvey College in 1965 as head coach of the basketball and tennis teams.
There is a sad reality about sports. Time moves on and things change. Fame and success are fleeting. We often forget about the names and faces of the past.
Longtime Morris Harvey and University of Charleston coach and athletic director Rick Meckfessel died Wednesday due to complications from a recent surgery in Savannah, Georgia. He was 81 years old.
Andrew Wright, the coach who helped the University of Charleston baseball program reach new heights, has resigned his position to take a job within the New York Yankees organization.
Lisa Mann got one heck of a belated housewarming gift as the coach of the new West Virginia State University women’s soccer team – a sizable regional youth soccer tournament with dozens of teams just a short walk away from her office.
College baseball pundits believed, in the NCAA Division II Super Regional between the Univeristy of Charleston and Mercyhurst, that Mercyhurst’s pitching staff would be able to overcome UC. If the first game of that Super Regional is any indication, the Golden Eagles will be a much tougher o…
The University of Charleston baseball team believes it should be where it is right now – getting ready to face Mercyhurst in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Super Regionals – even if others might not.
The stays for both the West Virginia State and University of Charleston women’s tennis teams at the NCAA Division II tournament lasted one contest for each. Both the Yellow Jackets and Golden Eagles fell in the round of 16 to end their respective seasons.
The University of Charleston and West Virginia State women’s tennis teams have performed some unprecedented feats this month.
The lowest seed in the NCAA Atlantic Regional bracket is in the best possible position in that bracket as of Friday evening.
For a team that had to play its way into the Atlantic Regional tournament, the University of Charleston baseball team made it very clear Thursday afternoon that it felt it belonged.
The wide eyes are less prevalent for the University of Charleston baseball team this time around in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional tournament. Last year, after the Golden Eagles won their first Mountain East Conference tournament to reach the postseason, it was a new adventure.
Shari Reed is in her 22nd season as the women’s tennis coach at the University of Charleston, so she’s seen and done just about all there is to do in the sport.
West Virginia State women’s tennis coach John Simms hadn’t seen his team play since March. The Yellow Jackets gave him the best welcome back possible.
The University of Charleston women’s tennis team had a quick and simple day in advancing out of the first round of its NCAA Atlantic Regional bracket. The Golden Eagles understand it won’t be as quick or as simple Tuesday if they want a berth in the Division II national tournament.
The road to the NCAA Division II women’s tennis tournament runs through the Schoenbaum courts in Kanawha City. And there’s a chance that Kanawha County could own two spots in the national bracket.
Jacob Kaiser tossed eight solid innings and Colby Johnson drove in three runs as the University of Charleston beat Shepherd 10-2 Saturday in the Mountain East Conference baseball tournament at Linda K. Epling Stadium in Beckley.