Sports

Football falls to Shepherd

Football falls to Shepherd

The Pioneers came into this past weekend’s contest against Shepherd with high hopes of pulling the upset. However, top ranked Shepherd proved to be too much as they were able to beat the Pioneers by a final score of 49-15. Despite the lopsided outcome of the game, the game did feature a few bright spots for the Pioneers. One of these bright spots came very early in the game as Ben Watts blocked a punt for the Pioneers and returned it to the end zone [...]



Pioneers nipFalcons in close victory

Pioneers nipFalcons in close victory

On an evening better suited for basketball, the Glenville State College Pioneer football team was able to head north to Notre Dame College and come away with a tough earned victory. The day was better for throwing snowballs than footballs, but three rushing touchdowns provided the Pioneers with the all important 20-16 victory. Although the offense was unable to produce even two hundred positive yards, the defense once again played well for the Pioneers. The defense caused a trio of turnovers on the day which [...]



Pioneers win easily over Caviliers

Pioneers win easily over Caviliers

The Pioneers of Glenville State College welcomed Mountain East Conference foe UVA-Wise to Morris Stadium this past Saturday for the first meeting between the two teams. Despite the unpleasant weather, the day turned out to be a very good one for the Pioneers as they were able to beat the Cavilers by a final score of 49-7. The Pioneers scored early and often over the course of the game. However, their first score came in an unlikely fashion. As the Cavaliers lined up to take [...]



Basketball season gets underway

Basketball season gets underway

Cold weather has settled in over Glenville, West Virginia and it is time for yet another sports season to begin. As Winter quickly approaches, the men’s basketball team is beginning to prepare for their inaugural season in the Mountain East Conference. Coming off of a 13-16 campaign Coach Stephen Dye will look to rebuild the team into a dominant squad in the newly formed conference. However, he will have to do so with a revamped roster and coach staff. The off season marked several changes [...]



Golden Eagles nip Pioneers

Golden Eagles nip Pioneers

  This past Saturday the Pioneers of Glenville State College made the trip down 79 South to face the Golden Eagles of the University of Charleston.  However, the trip did not go as planned for the Pioneers as they suffered yet another heartbreaking loss. As the game came to a close, the Pioneers found themselves trailing by a final score of 17-10.  Although this marks the fourth loss on the season for the Pioneers, it is also the fourth game they have lost by one [...]



Pioneers squeak by Bobcats

Pioneers squeak by Bobcats

The only thing hotter than the heat this past Saturday was the Wesleyan passing attack against the Pioneer defense. However, the Pioneers were able to battle the temperature and a late surge from the Bobcats to hang onto a narrow 35-32 homecoming day victory Saturday at Morris Stadium. After obtaining an early 28-0 lead, it seemed too many in attendance that the Pioneers were well on their way to a very easy victory. Although Wesleyan scored a touchdown late in the first half it seemed [...]



Lee Named Offensive Player of the week after impressive victory

Lee Named Offensive Player of the week after impressive victory

This past Thursday night, Glenville State College unveiled a series of exciting new features for the football season. The Pioneers showcased their new uniforms while playing on the field’s new playing surface. Thursday night also marked the debut of the newly renovated home stands, the Jumbotron, and sky box seats. All of this excitement did not leave the fans of Glenville State College disappointed, as the Pioneers were able to defeat bitter rival Fairmont State University by a final score of 31-14. The game got [...]



Volleyball looks to gather cruical wins

Volleyball looks to gather cruical wins

The Lady Pioneer volleyball squad was in action this past weekend. They participated in an invitational tournament at Davis and Elkins. This tournament provided the Lady Pioneers with the opportunity to play against four separate opponents. Over the course of the weekend, Glenville State College finished with a 1-3 record. The team suffered losses to Davis and Elkins, Alderson Broaddus, and Seton Hill. However, the team was able to produce one win on the weekend as they defeated Bluefield State. Their dominating victory against Bluefield [...]



Fall Sports Underway

Fall Sports Underway

This past weekend proved to be a big one for the athletic teams of Glenville State College. The football team made the trip to Virginia Military Institute to take on the Division I-FCS Keydets. Although VMI expected the Pioneers to be just an easy opening game for the Keydets, the Pioneers went into the game with plans of their own. At the end of regulation, the Pioneers found themselves trailing 34-27. As if that was not close enough, the Pioneers also found themselves just one [...]



Big Games For Football and Volleyball

The time is finally here. This weekend marks the start of the 2013-14 football season for the Glenville State College Pioneers. While this first game of the season has been greatly anticipated by the players and coaches, the Pioneers will be facing quite the task. This Saturday they will make the 4 hour trek to Lexington, Virginia to face the Keydets of Virginia Military Institute. The Keydets of the Big South Conference participate at the Football Championship Subdivision of Division One football.  By competing in [...]