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Track and Field teams ready for outdoor season

Track and Field teams ready for outdoor season

The men’s and women’s track teams both begin outdoor competition at Lynchburg College in Virginia. March 17th may be the first outdoor meet for both Pioneer squads but both teams have been competing at indoor meets since December 3rd. “Instead of being outside on the track in the cold or running up and down the hallways, you get a chance to have a competitive edge,” said Coach Cam Perry about the benefits of competing at an indoor track meet. The women’s team is led by [...]



Pioneers on the Field

Pioneers on the Field

Lacey Williams, Catcher   The Senior Psychology Major hails from Inwood, West Virginia. Williams played a part in the Lady Pioneers runner-up finish in the WVIAC softball tournament her freshmen year and also was named Player of the Week last season. Williams is one of only two seniors on a very young Lady Pioneer softball team.     T.J. Abel, Middle Distance The Senior Business Major graduated from Grafton High School in West Virginia. Abel has a wide range of events he excels in from the 400 [...]



GSC Launches Media Program This Month

GSC Launches Media Program This Month

Glenville State College is bringing a new program to its students. This program will be a radio and television station online and has been made possible due to grants that have funded enough money to get the necessary technology. Although the program is just beginning the overall goal of the small group is to have a Communications major here at Glenville State College. Professor Jennifer Wenner will play a large role in the development of the program. The radio station currently has three music disc jockeys. [...]



Q+A With Coach Sansbury

Q+A With Coach Sansbury

Head Softball Coach Mandy Sansbury and I discuss the upcoming softball season for the Lady Pioneers, the goals for the team this year, and the fact that we were the best athletes to ever graduate from Ripley High School. The Lady Pioneers look to improve upon last season’s 19 win season. Phoenix What’s your favorite sports drink? Coach Sansbury  Probably Gatorade. P Why did you decide to come to Glenville? CS  I had a friend that played at Glenville and she called me about the [...]



Q+A with Head Baseball Coach Tom Gilbert

Q+A with Head Baseball Coach Tom Gilbert

Head Baseball Coach Tom Gilbert talks about the upcoming season.   Q+A with Coach Gilbert Phoenix- Well first let’s start with who your favorite Major League Baseball team is? Coach Gilbert- Baltimore Orioles. Don’t hold that against me. P- What was your previous coaching experience before coming to Glenville? CG- I coached a sponsored team by the Baltimore Orioles for seven years called the Oriolelanders. Still exists, you had to be invited to play. I had 27 guys drafted off those teams in seven years. [...]



Glenville Places 14 on All-Conference Team

Glenville Places 14 on All-Conference Team

      Although the football season is over and the Pioneers haven’t made the post season, several Pioneers joined a select few of elite players within the conference due to their impressive performances throughout the season. Captaining the offense is quarterback Adam Neugebauer of West Virginia Wesleyan on the first team all-conference offensive team. Three Pioneers joined him on the First Team because of their exceptional play throughout the season. Junior Joe Mesadieu has been a key factor in the Pioneer offense all season long. The Roanoke, [...]



Glenville football defeats Seton Hill in season finale

Glenville football defeats Seton Hill in season finale

            The Pioneers won a high scoring affair at Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 63-44, against conference opponent, Seton Hill before Thanksgiving break.             The Griffins didn’t go down without a fight, as the score indicates. Seton Hill jumped out to an early 7-0 lead using a little trickery. A designed wide receiver run play, turned out to be a wide receiver reverse pass. Sean Randall connected with Jorge Valdovinos for a 51-yard pass. The Pioneers answered back at the end of the quarter on a Steffen Colon [...]



Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

Name: Claude Tindong Major: Sports Management High School: Rockville High School (Maryland) Year: Senior Accomplishment: Had an interception in his final game and was a key part of the defense that shut down Concord Goals: To play football on the next level     Name: Danielle Woodmore Major: Marketing High School: DuPont Manuel (Louisville,Kentucky) and also a transfer from Ohio University Accomplishments: Led the team with 24 points in victory over American International Goals: To get better as a team every game and take the [...]