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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 [...]



Lady Pioneer Volleyball Preview

Lady Pioneer Volleyball Preview

As school starts back this semester, many students are preparing for much more than attending classes. This is certainly the case for the Glenville State College volleyball team. Although classes come first for the Lady Pioneers, this year’s squad is hitting the court with a point to prove. After being predicted to finish eleventh out of 12 teams in the inaugural Mountain East Conference preseason poll, the Lady Pioneers feel as if they have several people to prove wrong. Returning sophomore netter Rachel Morris expressed [...]



Pioneer Football Preview

Pioneer Football Preview

Students are back on campus, and the month of August is slowly coming to a close. This means that football season at Glenville State College is right around the corner. Fans of the Pioneers have plenty to be excited about during the 2013 season. Not only will the team be showcasing their skills on a brand new playing surface, but the team is also returning key components from last year’s squad. In fact, the Pioneers have enough talent to earn themselves a fourth place ranking [...]



Pioneers Hosted 5th Annual Brandi Bowen Invitational

Four years ago, Glenville State College lost two of their finest young athletes due to a tragic automobile accident.  Kyle Puffenberger, a freshman who was a redshirt defensive back on the Pioneer Football team and Brandi Bowen, a sophomore, who ran track and cross-country.  Both Kyle and Brandi were not only standout athletes, but they were also amazing people.   For those of us who had the pleasure of knowing them and the honor of having them as a friend, we will always have wonderful memories [...]



Lady Pioneers Earn Regular-Season Title

Lady Pioneers Earn Regular-Season Title

After picking up their 18th straight win of the season on the road against the University of Charleston Golden Eagles this past Monday, the Glenville State Lady Pioneers took home the WVIAC regular-season title. Two minutes went by in the first half before Kenyell Goodson opened the game with a 3-point shot that was preceded by a very fast 7-0 lead for the Lady Pioneers. However, the Golden Eagles weren’t going to hand Glenville the game so easily. Two minutes after the Lady Pioneers went [...]



Pioneers Fall to University of Pitt-Johnstown

Pioneers Fall to University of Pitt-Johnstown

The Pioneers suffered another very tough road loss, this time to the University of Pitt-Johnstown, 74-85. In the first half, the Pioneers took awhile to get their flow going, while in the process UPJ built a five point lead on them 7-2. The Pioneers battled back and tied the game at nine when Joe Ballard hit a very nice dunk. With plenty of time left to play UPJ extended their lead by 11 to end the first half with a score of 41-30. In the [...]



Lady Pioneers Take the Lead in WVIAC Standings

Lady Pioneers Take the Lead in WVIAC Standings

On Monday, the Fairmont State Falcons took on the Lady Pioneers in what was a fight to the finish. It was bucket to bucket for most of the first half, before the Pioneers took a seven point lead right before the half, 47-40. In the second half, the Lady Falcons battled back to retake the lead 82-81, with just over two minutes left to play. After Kenyona Simmons fouled FSU’s point guard, Kaitlin Snyder, the Lady Falcons extended their lead by three, 84-81. On the [...]



Lady Pioneers

Lady Pioneers

After dismantling the top ranked team in the state of Pennsylvania, the Lady Pioneers suffered their first loss of the season against a weaker Pennsylvania foe. The Lady Pioneers hit the road to California University of Pennsylvania to take on the Lady Vulcans. Early on the Lady Pioneers had the lead but not even midway through the first half the women lost the lead for good. Glenville had by far their worst shooting performance of the season as they only shot an abysmal 19 % [...]



Pioneers Come Out Victorious on Senior Day

Pioneers Come Out Victorious on Senior Day

It was a beautiful day at Morris Stadium as the Glenville State College Pioneer football team said goodbye to 15 senior players and  came out victorious on their last game of the 2012 season against Seton Hill with a score of 58-2. Quarterback Justin Feagin completed five of 14 passes for 80 yards and a touchdown; he also rushed for 44 yards on five carries. Rahmann Lee, a red-shirt freshman from Capitol Heights, MD, led the Pioneers with 19 carries for a career high 301 yards [...]