Highlights,Sports

Softball looking to pick up where they left off

12 Feb , 2014  

Senior pitcher Rachel Hawks (7) looks to lead the Cavs once again this season on the mound. Photo courtesy of Corey Sanchez

After 15 innings, a combined 28 hits and nine errors the UVa-Wise Cavalier softball team found itself looking at a 6-5 extra inning loss to Georgetown College in the Mid-South Conference Tournament on April 29, 2013.

Highlights,Sports

Banner’s Cavs are young, but ready

12 Feb , 2014  

Sophomore Steven Klaiber (26) returns as the ace of the pitching staff for the Cavs and looks to improve off of experience learned a season ago. Photo courtesy of Richard RoBards

There may still be snow in the forecast, but for UVa-Wise’s baseball, spring is on their mind. The Cavaliers started their season yes­terday on a cold Feb. day without practicing on the diamond this semester.

Sports

Kunzman’s Cavs comebacks fall short at home

12 Feb , 2014  

Head coach Kristen Kunzman’s Cavalier basketball team was looking to earn two qual­ity conference wins to stay in the middle of the pack in the Mountain East Conference stand­ings. Kuzman’s Cavs were unable to pull out two wins as they faced Wheeling Jesuit and West Liberty University.

Highlights,Sports

Men drop two in The Prior Center

12 Feb , 2014  

Senior forward James Turner (14) goes up for the tip off against West Liberty University on Feb. 8. The Cavs dropped a 105-92 decision to the Hilltoppers.Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise men’s basketball team was looking to come away with at least one win in their current homestand. They came away empty handed as they dropped two Mountain East contests in the Prior Center.

Opinion

Commercial holiday

12 Feb , 2014  

It is that time of the year again folks, Valentine’s Day. A day for love and romance, proposals and priceless possessions, a day to show someone just how much you care. If you want to look through the pessimistic view­point like the extreme Facebooker: “I hate you all and your stupid posts about your stupid [...]

Opinion

Commuters left in the cold

12 Feb , 2014  

It’s winter, which means if there is any bad weather within a 50 mile radius, Wise is going to get it. While this is no big deal to those who live on campus, it’s a trickier situation for those of us who commute.

Features,Highlights

Chancellor Henry’s First Year

12 Feb , 2014  

Photo courtesy of Tim Cox

One year ago UVa-Wise welcomed a new chancellor, Donna Henry. Her chancellorship brings many questions to the college commu­nity: Will her legacy be similar to the late David Prior? Will the college continue to grow larger? And, of course, will we get any more parking spaces?

Sports

Deon Boyce: A simple Carolina man

30 Jan , 2014  

Senior forward Deon Boyce (23) stands under his favorite place, the basketball goal. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

North Carolina is known for bar­beque, tobacco, big time basketball and soon, Deon Boyce.

Highlights,Sports

Men and women go 1-1 in homestand

30 Jan , 2014  

Freshman guard Taylor Sandidge (3) drives past Bobcat defenders in the Cavs 58-50 comeback win over West Virginia Wesleyan on Jan. 25. Sandidge finished with 12 points in the Cavs win over the Bobcats. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

UVa-Wise head coach Blake Mellinger and his Cavalier men’s basketball team came into the week with an opportunity to move up the standings in the Mountain East Conference.

Opinion

Commuter Corner

30 Jan , 2014  

Welcome, my fellow commuters, to our very own “corner” of the Highland Cavalier. From now on, this corner will serve as a means by which we travelers to and from this great university may view happen­ings that are most important to us. Commuter students play a huge role at the University of Virginia’s College at [...]

Opinion

Bookstore Bandits

30 Jan , 2014  

It’s that time of year again: Classes have started back, you pro­crastinated on getting your books, and your prayers for snow days have not been answered. What does that mean? You’re forced to go through the campus bookstore to buy your required course materials that you will probably only use for that one paragraph on [...]

Features,Highlights

Students help Richmond man breathe again

30 Jan , 2014  

Richmond man Tucker Gordon got some financial assistance from students at UVa-Wise last year. Photo courtesy of Help Tucker Breathe

Sometimes the simplest of values are the most important here at UVa-Wise. Every year the student body takes part in dozens of philan­thropic and volunteer events: food drives, blood donations, even spending their time working at food banks or the RAM Clinic.