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Red Out Saturday Includes Free T-Shirts

September 10, 2014 - 11:14am
WISE - - Fans attending Saturday's home football opener against West Virginia Wesleyan are encouraged to arrive early. The first 300 fans that enter Carl Smith Stadium will receive a free "Red Out T-Shirt" compliments of the athletic department.
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Game Day Central -- Cavaliers Welcome Bobcats for Home Opener

September 10, 2014 - 11:04am

Did You Know?Chris Flood led all players in the Mountain East Conference last week in solo tackles with 14. He also led the MEC in total tackles with 17.Freshman Carlton Griffith led the Cavaliers in rushing with 75 yards and a touchdown in his first collegiate game.Jeremiah Cooke and Marcus Jones joined Chris Flood as players with double-digit tackles for UVa-Wise last week. Cooke tallied eight solo stops as part of his 10 tackle performance while Jones finished with six solo tackles and four assisted tackles in finishing with 10 tackles.Saturday's game will be the only home game UVa-Wise will play in the month of September.  Overall, the Cavs play three of the season's first four games away from Carl Smith Stadium.Terrence Younger was quarterback Ty Ryans' favorite target in week one. Younger caught five passes for 85 yards, including a 46-yard reception.In addition to his strong punting day, Trent Martin booted a pair of field goals at Urbana. Martin's second field goal was a 45-yard make that pulled UVa-Wise to within one point at 14-13 late in the second quarter.UVa-Wise's inability to win the turnover once again proved to be costly. Urbana forced two turnovers in the season opener while UVa-Wise did not force turnover. The Cavaliers have now gone 16 games since the team last won the turnover battle in a contest. UVa-Wise last committed fewer turnovers than its opponent in a 35-21 win over Bluefield College in 2012.
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Cavs Roll to 3-0 Victory Over Panthers

September 9, 2014 - 4:19pm

Wise, Va.  – Karley Allen finished with a match-high 15 kills and added  11 digs to lead UVa-Wise to its first win of the season 3-0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-12) against Virginia Union University at the Prior Center on Tuesday.
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Women's Tennis Wins 5-4 MEC Thriller Over Wesleyan

September 9, 2014 - 3:44pm

WISE - - The UVa-Wise women's tennis team opened the home portion of its fall season in a dramatic fashion with a 5-4 win over conference foe West Virginia Wesleyan College. 
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Makenzie Cluesman Finishes Fifth in MEC North Golf Tournament

September 8, 2014 - 11:44am

MECHANICSVILLE, Ohio - - Makenzie Cluesman carded an 81 on day one of the Mountain East Conference North Tournament en route to a fifth place finish as an individual. Cluesman's performance led UVa-Wise to a seventh place finish in the event that was won by Wheeling Jesuit University.
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Cavs Falter at Urbana in Season Opener

September 6, 2014 - 12:39pm

URBANA, Ohio - - Urbana University shutout UVa-Wise in the second half and used a 21-yard touchdown pass from Cale Burdyshaw to Marc Johnson in the fourth quarter to post a 24-13 victory in the season opener for both schools at Urbana University Stadium on Saturday. The Blue Knights rushed the ball 47 times for 217 yards, 104 of which came from Burdyshaw in the win. The strong rushing performance allowed the host to overcome 13 penalties which marked off 124 yards.
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Carson-Newman 9 UVa-Wise 0

September 6, 2014 - 11:45am

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - - Carson Newman did not lose a set to UVa-Wise in women's tennis action on Saturday. Bailey Christoforatos had the strongest showing of the day for the Cavaliers as she lost 6-2, 6-3 in number three singles to Patricia Guerreiro. 
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Men's Golf Opens Season at Bill Sergent Invitational

September 5, 2014 - 11:46am

Corbin, Ky. – The UVa-Wise men's golf team opened up the fall portion of its schedule with a ninth place finish at the Bill Sergent Invitational in Corbin, Kentucky. Cody Large in his first collegiate tournament led the Cavaliers with a 19th place finish with a two-day score of 153.  Lindsey Wilson took home the title with a team score of 584.  The Blue Raider had a pair of players tie for individual honors as Chris Butler and Ryan Nowe both shot a 144 to lead the field.
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Cavs Fall Short in Season Opener

September 4, 2014 - 5:16pm

Wise, Va. - Behind a match-high 33 digs from Ana Calaza Union College held off a late UVa-Wise rally to score a 3-2 victory at the David J Prior Center on Thursday. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 2-0 lead as they won set one 25-17 before winning set two 25-22. The Cavaliers would win the next two sets by scores of 27-25 and 25-23 only to see the visitors win set five 15-10 to claim the non-conference victory.
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Get in The @TheMountainEast Game

September 4, 2014 - 7:33am

Fans, the Mountain East Conference needs your help, and all you need to do is tweet! 
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Volleyball Set to Open Season Against Union on Thursday

September 3, 2014 - 1:17pm

WISE--  Coach Kristen Salyer and the UVa-Wise volleyball team will begin its second season in the Mountain East Conference this fall. While it being the second season of MEC play, the Cavaliers will be in what the school hopes to be the final year of a three-year transition process to NCAA Division II. During the transitional process, no UVa-Wise athletic team will be eligible to participate in postseason competition beyond the MEC Conference Tournament.
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Game Day Central --- UVa-Wise Travels to Urbana for Season Opener

September 2, 2014 - 1:15pm

September 6, 2014 in Urbana, Ohio at 12:00 p.m.Online Web Stream: www.wdicradio.comTalent: Darrell-Dingus Ely (Play by Play) and Jason Grace (Color)
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WDIC Radio and UVa-Wise Partner for Cavalier Football Coverage

September 1, 2014 - 4:21am

WISE - - UVa-Wise and local radio station WDIC AM-FM (1430 AM – 92.1 FM) have reached an agreement to provide local fans with play by play action of all 11 football games this fall.  In addition, coach Dewey Lusk will be a weekly guest on the station's Sports Report Card Show.  The show airs every Monday night at 6:00 pm in the fall.
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Hall of Fame Induction Set for Nov. 1

August 28, 2014 - 10:27am

WISE - - Kendall Rainey, Randy Hippeard and Ra'Shad Morgan will become the three newest members of the UVa-Wise Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 1 when the trio is inducted at halftime of the football game against Concord. With the induction of these three former student-athletes, a total of 48 past student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and contributors will be members of the exlusive club that held its first induction ceremony in 1998.
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Men's Golf Picked Seventh in Preseason MEC Poll

August 28, 2014 - 10:13am

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- The University of Charleston has been picked by the league's coaches to win the Mountain East Conference championship in men's golf. First-year coach Bill Sergent's UVa-Wise Cavaliers have been selected seventh in the preseason poll.
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Women's Golf Picked Ninth in Preseason MEC Poll

August 27, 2014 - 10:43am

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- Notre Dame College has been picked to win the 2014 Mountain East Conference title in women's golf in a vote conducted by the league's coaches.
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Women's Tennis Picked Sixth in Preseason MEC Poll

August 26, 2014 - 5:46am

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- The West Virginia State Yellow Jackets have been selected by the conference coaches to win the 2014 Mountain East Conference title in women's tennis. 
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First Ever Student-Athlete Banquet Held Sunday

August 25, 2014 - 5:50am

WISE - - The first ever student-athlete welcome banquet was held Sunday afternoon inside the David J. Prior Convocation Center. Student-athletes from all 13 sports sponsored by the college attended the event that featured donated food and drinks from Pepsi Bottling Company in Norton, Reno's Roadhouse, LGS Machinery, Home Hardware, and Alpha Natural Resources.
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Cavalier Baseball to Hold Fall Camp

August 21, 2014 - 11:35am

WISE - - UVa-Wise will be hosting a fall baseball camp with two separate sessions, the first on Oct. 12 with the second occurring a week later on Oct. 19. The camp will give players an opportunity to showcase their talents in all facets of the game, including speed, defense and an opportunity to display their in game talent in a pitching machine scrimmage.
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Cavalier Men Picked Sixth in Preseason MEC Cross Country Poll

August 21, 2014 - 11:17am

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- The Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals have been picked by the coaches in the Mountain East Conference to win the 2014 men's cross country conference title. Coach Donald Leech's Cavaliers have been picked sixth by the league's coaches in a preseason poll released Thursday.
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