Sports

Lacrosse wins

8 Apr , 2015  

Hannah Marshall sprints past a defender in the Mountain East Conference home opener against Shepherd University. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise lacrosse team logged its first win in the program’s history this month.

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Building gains with Burton

8 Apr , 2015  

Weights and Conditioning Coordinator Jarrod Burton coaches Blair Harding during a women’s basketball post-season workout. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

 Over the past two weeks, many football players and other athletes can be seen limping around campus as most fall and winter sports have started their post-sea­son workouts with Strength and Conditioning Coordi­nator Jarrod Burton.

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Softball struggles in conference play

8 Apr , 2015  

Kellie Waycaster of the UVa-Wise softball team swings for a foul ball in the last home doubleheader. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

With a current record of 4-12 overall and 4-6 in the conference, the UVa-Wise softball team continued to compete against conference opponents in the last half of March.

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Baseball moves to 4-10

25 Mar , 2015  

Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier Tye Marshall(17) swings for a hit during the March 18 home game.

For most spring sports, the winter storm brought to a halt the momentum they carried from the preseason.

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Men’s Golf swings back into action after snow

25 Mar , 2015  

Due to inclement weather, the UVa-Wise men’s golf team has been on a hiatus since be­fore spring break and has only been able to practice indoors, but they were able to compete in the UVa-Wise Cattails Intercollegiate tournament. The team came in third place. As for the individual competition, junior Blake Blizard took first place [...]

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Women’s golf prepares for upcoming tournament

25 Mar , 2015  

 The women’s golf team has resumed practice since returning from spring break and is getting ready to kick off the rest of the se­mester.

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Men’s tennis looks forward to rest of spring season

25 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier Tye Marshall(17) swings for a hit during the March 18 home game. Chase Pollord returns the ball in a match held Saturday, March 21.

 The UVa-Wise men’s tennis team has competed in three match­es since the snow break ended and currently have an overall record of 2-3 and a conference record of 1-1.

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Wills and Rowe crowned during Basketball Homecoming

4 Mar , 2015  

Senior spanish major Olivia Rowe and senior sports major Brent Wills pose for photos after being crowned King and Queen at the 2015 Basketball Homecoming game on Feb. 28. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

On Saturday Feb. 28, the senior homecom­ing king and queen were crowned during half­time of the men’s basketball game.

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Women’s basketball prepares to end season

4 Mar , 2015  

sophomore Taylor Sandidge tries to shoot despite a West Virginia State defender trying to block her shot. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The girls competed in the first round of the MEC tournament against Concord University after losing to Concord in the last regular season game on Feb. 28.

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Mens basketball has unsuccessful season

4 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Sophomore Brian Sydnor shoots a floater over a West Virginia State University defender.

Due to a rule change, all 12 Mountain East Conference teams will participate in the confer­ence tournament.

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Outdoor recreation prepares for upcoming Spartan Race

4 Mar , 2015  

The Outdoor Recreation program will be participating in the Spartan Race in Georgia on March 7 and 8.

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Life, love and basketball

4 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Left: Katie Jo and Mark Dockery were married on May 31 right after she completed her junior year at UVa-Wise. Right: Katie Jo completed her senior year and UVa-Wise basketball career on Feb. 28.

One of this year’s Highland Cavalier basket­ball players has an extra ring on her finger this season.