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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Coach Donald Leech's women's cross country was picked to finish eighth in a preseason poll that was released on Wednesday. The Cavaliers return five letter winners from its inaugural Mountain East Conference team in 2013.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - - Coach Kristen Salyer's Cavaliers have been picked to finish 10th in the Mountain East Conference in a preseason poll conducted by the league's coaches on Tuesday. Perennial power Wheeling Jesuit University received all 11 first place votes en route to being tabbed as the preseason favorite while Fairmont State was picked second.
WISE - - The UVa-Wise baseball team will be conducting tryouts for the upcoming season in September.
WISE - - Coach Kristin Kunzman and her staff announced the signing of five players for the upcoming 2014-15 women's basketball season. The recruiting class is comprised entirely of guards but features a mixture of transfers and prep signees. The states of Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, Utah, and New York are represented by the new Cavaliers who will look to aid the team in building on its success from its inaugural season in the Mountain East Conference.
WISE - - All returning baseball players and anyone interested in playing this season is required to attend a mandatory meeting at Stallard Field this Monday at 5 pm. For more information please contact coach Erik Lemley at email@example.com or (276) 376-3426.
WISE - - More than 90 football players reported for fall camp at UVa-Wise on Tuesday. The team will begin team meetings this evening with practicing beginning tomorrow morning. UVa-Wise is in its third year of a three-year transition process from the NAIA to NCAA Division II and its second season in the Mountain East Conference.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Shepherd has been picked to repeat as Mountain East Conference football champions after a vote conducted by the league's coaches. Coach Dewey Lusk's Cavaliers were selected to finish 10th out of the 11 member schools, following a 2-9 campaign in 2013.
WISE - - UVa-Wise welcomed Rod White Jr. to its football coaching staff on Wednesday. The former West Liberty University defensive back was a three-year letter winner for the Hilltoppers and served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons.
WISE - - Coach Blake Mellinger recently added Drew Absher to his coaching staff. The new assistant served as team captain for the Virginia Military Institute Keydets as a senior in 2013-14.
WISE-- Head Coach Kristin Kunzman announced the hiring of Alycia Gervais to her staff on Tuesday.
WISE - - Gary Adams has been recognized as the 2014 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II Men's Assistant Coach of the Year for the Atlantic Region as announced by the ITA. This award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments by one assistant men's coach in each region. Mr. Adams was named as one of eight award winners nationally in NCAA Division II. While the ITA award recognizes the recipient as having made significant contributions to the men's squad, Mr. Adams' contributions can be felt throughout the entire tennis program.
WISE - - Rising UVa-Wise sophomore Alexa Hernandez has been selected to try out for team Puerto Rico in the upcoming International Softball Federation World Championship. The Puerto Rican National Team will compete in Haarlem, Netherlands Aug. 14 to Aug. 25. The competition is held between athletes from around the globe, is held every two years and is the top event for softball worldwide.
WISE - - UVa-Wise announced the hiring of Bill Sergent as the new men's golf coach on Wednesday. The veteran coach has an accomplished background both as a player and as a coach at the collegiate level.