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Lady Rams to Play for NCCAA Title

May 18, 2017

The Bluefield College Lady Rams softball team advanced to the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) World Series championship game with a 3-0 win over Judson University, Thursday morning, May 18, in Troutville, Virginia.

Accident Unifies Softball Team

May 10, 2017

The Bluefield College women’s softball team has a new dynamic as a result of a frightening traffic accident that occurred on April 15, 2017.

Softball Team Rallies from Accident

Apr 18, 2017

Members of the Bluefield College Lady Rams softball team were involved in an alarming automobile accident during a return trip from Barbourville, Kentucky, after a doubleheader with Union College, Saturday, April 15, and while several members of the softball team were injured, none were ...

BC Softball Team in Auto Accident

Apr 15, 2017

Members of the Bluefield College Lady Rams softball team were involved in an automobile accident during a return trip from Barbourville, Kentucky, after a doubleheader with Union College, Saturday, April 15.

Support the Glory Days Scholarship

Feb 6, 2017

The years 1984 to 1992 have often been dubbed the “glory days” for Bluefield College athletics. During that era, the men’s basketball team averaged 24 wins per season and earned three national runner-up distinctions. The baseball team averaged 23 wins a season, and the men’s golf team won ...

Lusk Named New Rams Football Coach

Jan 6, 2017

Dewey Lusk has been named head football coach at Bluefield College, becoming the 10th head coach in school history and the third since the program was revived in 2012.

Walker Bids Farewell to Rams Football

Dec 15, 2016

Bluefield College head football coach Ordell Walker has stepped down from his position, effective December 15, 2016, after four seasons as the leader of the Rams football team.

Rams Football Player Goes Pro

Sep 30, 2016

It’s not often football players from small, private Christian colleges make it to the professional level. But, for former Bluefield College football wide receiver David Gianesin, going pro was not the only positive outcome he experienced as a result of attending BC.

BC Hosts 15th Golfers' Challenge

Sep 30, 2016

Bluefield College hosted its 15th Annual Tammy Lynn Outdoor Advertising Golfers’ Challenge, August 15, at Fincastle on the Mountain in Bluefield, Virginia, and local golf enthusiasts who participated and supported the project helped the school bring in $26,400 for scholarships for BC ...

BC Adds Scholarships to Graham-Beaver

Aug 25, 2016

For the second year in a row, Bluefield College will join in one of the most time-honored local high school football traditions as the student-athlete scholarship sponsor for the Graham-Beaver portion of the Great American Rivalry Series, Friday, August 26.

BC Athletes Named Character Champs

Dec 11, 2015

When it comes to advancing character-driven intercollegiate athletics and developing servant leaders, Bluefield College champions the cause, according to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), who recently named BC a Champions of Character Five Star Institution.

Blevins Leads 2015 Class into Sports Hall of Fame

Oct 13, 2015

Bluefield College will honor four of its most celebrated former members of athletics with induction into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame, Saturday, October 24.

BC to Honor '85 Basketball and Golf

Jan 29, 2015

James Hagins, Sammy Poindexter and Ralph Stovall -- members of the Bluefield College Sports Hall of Fame and just a handful of former BC sports greats who will be honored on campus, Saturday, February 7, when the college recognizes its 1985 national runner-up men’s basketball team and its 1985 ...

Rams Secure First Football Win Since '41

Sep 26, 2014

A well-balanced offensive attack led the Bluefield College Rams football team to history, Saturday, September 13, as a 46-24 win over The Apprentice School in Newport News, Virginia, secured Bluefield’s first win since the program was reinstated and brought to varsity status in 2012.

Rams Equip Middle Schooler for Football

Sep 18, 2014

Bluefield College has the equipment needed for players of just about any size. Bluefield Middle School, not so much.

BC Athletes Are Champs of Character

Mar 14, 2014

When it comes to advancing character-driven intercollegiate athletics, Bluefield College champions the cause, according to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), who recently named BC a Champions of Character Five Star Institution.

BC Honors '98-'99 Men's Basketball Team

Mar 7, 2014

They may not have had the most wins in a season. They didn’t even claim a championship or title, but the 1998-1999 Bluefield College men’s basketball team is by far one of the most memorable in BC history.

Bluefield College Heading Back to AAC

Mar 3, 2014

It’s Homecoming at Bluefield College, but the BC family is not celebrating the return of former students to campus, but instead the return of the college’s intercollegiate athletic teams to a friendly and familiar place -- the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC).

Former Ram Omar Reed Ballin' in Japan

Feb 27, 2014

Former Bluefield College Rams basketball player Omar “Juice” Reed is continuing his professional career on the hard court, now with the Yokohama B-Corsairs of the National Basketball League, the topflight professional basketball league in Japan.

BC Slates Kids Basketball Clinic

Feb 25, 2014

The Bluefield College Rams Booster Club, in conjunction with the Rams and Lady Rams basketball teams, will host a free kids basketball clinic for all ages, Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Dome Gymnasium.

BC to Honor '98-'99 Men's Basketball Team

Feb 11, 2014

Fifteen years ago this spring, the 1998-’99 Bluefield College men’s basketball team made history. The milestone: an upset win over nationally ranked number three Southern Oregon University in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II National Tournament -- a feat ...

Golfers' Challenge Earns $42K for Students

Dec 19, 2013

Bluefield College recently hosted its 12th Annual Golfers’ Challenge at Fincastle on the Mountain in Bluefield, Virginia, and local golf enthusiasts who participated and supported the project helped the school bring in $42,296 for student-athletes.

Football and More in Rams Home Opener

Sep 20, 2013

It’s here…the wait is over…finally…at long last! The home season opener for the Bluefield College Rams football team is set for Saturday, September 21 at 6 p.m. at Mitchell Stadium, and the long-awaited event will feature more than just Rams football against Kentucky Christian University.

BC to Introduce New Ram Mascot

Sep 18, 2013

It’s official. The Bluefield College Ram mascot has a new name, and a winning one, too.

Rams Announce Football Promotionals

Sep 12, 2013

With the Rams' first home game taking place Saturday, September 21 vs. Kentucky Christian, Bluefield College looks forward to welcoming its students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and community members to this year's football games at Mitchell Stadium. Each of Bluefield College's four home ...

Rams, Food City Team up to Battle Hunger

Aug 7, 2013

For the second year in a row, Food City of Bluefield, Virginia, and the Bluefield College Rams football squad are teaming up to battle hunger in the community through a unique Sack the Quarterback campaign that provides much needed food to underprivileged families in the area.

Take the BC Golfers' Challenge

Jul 24, 2013

Looking for a golf challenge -- one with an opportunity to win a car and other great prizes? Interested in testing your green skills against the area’s best, while at the same time providing valuable scholarship support to student-athletes at Bluefield College?

BC's Mister Jennings: A Hall of Fame Coach

Jun 26, 2013

One of Coach Keith Jennings’ goals in life was to prove you don’t have to be taller than six feet to be a great basketball player. That lesson and many other valuable principles are what he instills in the men’s basketball players at Bluefield College. It’s what makes him a “hall of ...

Walker Named New Head Football Coach

Jun 4, 2013

Ordell Walker -- a coach with 14 years of experience, a national coach of the year award and three conference championships -- has been named the new head football coach at Bluefield College.

Softball Falls to Shawnee State in Pair

Apr 16, 2013

As Bluefield College’s softball team continues to face injury, they were forced to throw a pair of non-traditional pitchers against Shawnee State, Tuesday, as the visiting Bears picked up a pair of 5-inning victories, 11-2 and 14-0.   Freshman Kasey Holcomb pitched for the second ...

Fielder Inks Pair of Southwest Virginians for Softball

Apr 16, 2013

Alex Bartley of Honaker and Anna Davis of Haysi have both signed letters of intent to play softball at Bluefield College.

Lady Rams Drop Pair to UVa.-Wise

Apr 15, 2013

The visiting Cavaliers picked up a pair of wins over Bluefield College on Monday evening, by scores of 6-1 and 17-1.

Lady Rams Battle Hard Against (19) Lindsey Wilson

Apr 13, 2013

Despite giving up just four runs in two games against No. 19 Lindsey Wilson, Saturday, the Lady Rams dropped a pair of games on the road, 0-1 and 0-3.

Georgetown Spoils Senior Day for Rams

Apr 13, 2013

Georgetown took both of Saturday's doubleheader games to seal the series sweep over BC.

Georgetown Rallies to Upend Rams in 10

Apr 12, 2013

Georgetown plated runs in the 8th, 9th and 10th innings to come from behind and defeat the Rams, Friday evening.

Tennis Teams End Home Slate with Wins over SVU

Apr 12, 2013

The Bluefield College tennis teams concluded their 2013 slate strongly, as both the men’s and women’s teams defeated Southern Virginia University by a score of 6-3.

Bluefield Golf takes 3rd at WJU Invitational

Apr 11, 2013

Bluefield College's golf team earned a third place finish Monday at the ninth annual Wheeling Jesuit Spring Invitational.

Lady Rams' Miscues lead to WVT Sweep

Apr 10, 2013

A total of 14 Bluefield errors led to 13 unearned runs for the visiting Golden Bears Wednesday afternoon, as West Virginia Tech swept the Lady Rams with wins of 5-3 and 14-1.

Men's Tennis Downs Ferrum as Busy Week Continues

Apr 5, 2013

The Bluefield College men’s tennis team defeated visiting Ferrum College, Friday afternoon, by a score of 5-4.

Rams Enduring Change, Prepping for 2013

Apr 4, 2013

The recently added Bluefield College sport, Rams football, has had to face a variety of change during the offseason and is now preparing for the 2013 campaign.

Rams Scorch Wasps for 23 Hits, Win 18-7

Apr 3, 2013

Five Rams claimed at least three hits apiece Wednesday evening as Bluefield struck for 23 hits in an 18-7 victory over visiting Emory & Henry at Bowen Field.

Golf Finishes 14th at SEKI-MSC Spring Tournament

Apr 3, 2013

The Bluefield golf team finished 14th of 17 teams at the 20th Annual SEKI-MSC Spring golf tournament, played at Crooked Creek Golf Club in London, Ky.

Pikeville Takes Two from Lady Rams

Apr 2, 2013

Despite owning leads in the early innings of both games, the Bluefield softball team dropped a pair of Mid-South Conference contests to the University of Pikeville, Tuesday.

Russell-Myers Leads Rams in Twin Bill Split

Mar 30, 2013

The Rams had two strong pitching performances Saturday as they split the MSC doubleheader with #21 Campbellsville.

Ram Miscues Help #21 Campbellsville to 12-2 Win

Mar 29, 2013

Bluefield gave up 14 hits and made six errors as No. 21 Campbellsville took a 12-2 victory in eight innings.

Football Announces 2013 Schedule

Mar 29, 2013

In their second season back on the football field, the Rams will have to endure seven road contests in their 11-game schedule.

Three Graham Students Sign to Play Soccer at Bluefield College

Mar 26, 2013

Three local Graham High School students have signed to join the soccer programs at Bluefield College.

Butski to Lead Bluefield College Volleyball Program

Mar 25, 2013

Bluefield College Athletic Director Peter Dryer has announced Jim Butski as the Lady Rams’ new head volleyball coach.

Former Ram Sharing, Teaching Baseball in Chicago

Mar 25, 2013

Former Ram Keronn Walker is sharing and instructing the game of baseball through his nonprofit organization, B.I.G Baseball Academy, in Chicago's Hyde Park.

Lady Rams Held off by Cumberland

Mar 24, 2013

Bluefield threatened with base runners late in both Mid-South Conference softball contests on Saturday, but the hosting Cumberland Bulldogs held off the Lady Rams for 2-0 and 6-2 victories.