Articles from category: Sports News
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Sep 18, 2014
Bluefield College has the equipment needed for players of just about any size. Bluefield Middle School, not so much.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Sep 18, 2013
It’s official. The Bluefield College Ram mascot has a new name, and a winning one, too.
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 ...
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.
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?
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Apr 16, 2013
Alex Bartley of Honaker and Anna Davis of Haysi have both signed letters of intent to play softball at Bluefield College.
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.
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.
Apr 13, 2013
Georgetown took both of Saturday's doubleheader games to seal the series sweep over BC.
Apr 12, 2013
Georgetown plated runs in the 8th, 9th and 10th innings to come from behind and defeat the Rams, Friday evening.
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.
Apr 11, 2013
Bluefield College's golf team earned a third place finish Monday at the ninth annual Wheeling Jesuit Spring Invitational.
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.
Apr 5, 2013
The Bluefield College men’s tennis team defeated visiting Ferrum College, Friday afternoon, by a score of 5-4.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mar 30, 2013
The Rams had two strong pitching performances Saturday as they split the MSC doubleheader with #21 Campbellsville.
Mar 29, 2013
Bluefield gave up 14 hits and made six errors as No. 21 Campbellsville took a 12-2 victory in eight innings.
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.
Mar 26, 2013
Three local Graham High School students have signed to join the soccer programs at Bluefield College.
Mar 25, 2013
Bluefield College Athletic Director Peter Dryer has announced Jim Butski as the Lady Rams’ new head volleyball coach.
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.
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.
Mar 23, 2013
Bluefield plated a combined 29 runs on 27 hits Saturday evening as they handily defeated Ohio University Chillicothe, 16-2 and 13-1.
Mar 20, 2013
An offensive explosion from Bluefield led the Rams to a road win over Emory & Henry on Wednesday afternoon.
Mar 20, 2013
Despite a strong pitching performance from Aline Uehara in game one and a pair of home runs in game two, Bluefield dropped a pair of games to UVa.-Wise, Wednesday.
Mar 19, 2013
Tequila McNeal has been named a NCCAA first team All-American and Ashley White a NCCAA second team All-American.