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Volleyball seniors remember their time at UVa-Wise

25 Nov , 2014  

Seniors Ashley Hooven(8), Brittani Altman(10), and Veronica Sanchez(15) had their final volleyball game on Saturday, Nov. 8 in the David J. Prior connvocation center. Photos courtesy of UVa-Wise Athletics

After competing and earn­ing an overall record of 14 – 14, UVa–Wise volleyball seniors, Ash­ley Hooven, Veronica Sanchez and Brittni Altmann ended their careers on Saturday, Nov. 8.

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Men’s basketball falls short early in season

25 Nov , 2014  

UVa-Wise Cavaliers mens basketball team traveled to Tennessee Nov. 18 for its third game of the season to play the ETSU Buccaneers. They lost 111-66. Photos courtesy of UVa-Wise Athletics

The men’s basketball team competed in its season opener against Elizabeth City State Uni­versity on Nov. 14 and collected the first win of the season before playing in the first conference games of the season this weekend.

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Football season comes to a close, seniors reminesce

25 Nov , 2014  

The UVa-Wise football team took on Fairmont State University Nov. 15 for their final home game of the season. They won 24-21. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

As the 2014 football season comes to a close, the Cavaliers say goodbye to the seniors who ended their college careers on Nov. 15 against Fairmont State University. The Cavs beat the Fighting Falcons 24-21 on a last-second field goal, the perfect note to end a rocky season.

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Women’s basketball builds momentum

25 Nov , 2014  

Women’s basketball works on their offense and defense during practice with hopes of becoming a stronger team together this season. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa–Wise women’s basketball team opened its season with two losses on Nov. 15 against two non-conference teams, Millersville University and Edinsboro University.

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Sports spotlight: Kendra Potter

12 Nov , 2014  

Head athletic trainer Kendra Potter is notified of second injury while tending to another one Nov. 1. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Walking into the training room on any giv­en day, you’ll find at least four or five athletes hanging out getting treatment from head athletic trainer, Kendra Potter, after an early morning practice or workout in the weight room.

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The difference between pain and injuries

12 Nov , 2014  

Head Athletic Trainer Kendra Potter attends to one of the many injuries at the snowy Nov. 1 football game. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Throughout any given day, more than a few athletes can be seen walking around campus with ice packs on one or more parts of their bodies.

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Football finally sees a win

29 Oct , 2014  

The Cavalier football team won its first game of the season on Oct. 25 against West Virginia State Col­lege with a score of 16-13.

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MEC Player of the Week: Allen

29 Oct , 2014  

Sophomore outside hitter Karley Allen was named MEC Player of the Week. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

This past week, UVa-Wise vol­leyball player and outside hitter Karley Allen won Mountain East Conference Player of the Week.

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UVa-Wise athletes show their support

29 Oct , 2014  

The Football team displays their support with blue colon cancer support ribbons on their helmets. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

This year the Cavalier football team and volleyball team are honoring UVa-Wise Athletic Director Danny Sterling, as he battles colon cancer.

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Men’s basketball kicks off over fall break

29 Oct , 2014  

The men’s basketball team started preparing for the 2014 season during the college’s fall break. The team plans to improve as much as possible before their season kicks off on Nov. 14. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

After losing three of their top scorers in Deon Boyce, James Turner and Javon Moore and go­ing 11-16 last season, the UVa–Wise Cavaliers men’s basketball team started their first practice of the year over fall break.

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Women’s basketball prepares for upcoming season

29 Oct , 2014  

UVa-Wise women’s backetball team members link arms to embrace team unity while being coached during practice. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Last season the Cavalier wom­en’s basketball team had a record of 10-17 and graduated one senior, Rey Archer.

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Cavs fall to Falcons 41-10

8 Oct , 2014  

Freshman Carlton Griffith (22) attempts to dodge a tackle by Notre Dame College’s defensive line at the Homecoming game on Oct. 4. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise Cavalier football team lost to the Notre Dame University Falcons 41-10 on Saturday.