Chip Shots – Madness?

Madness? by Jim Buzzerd I’ve long said March Madness is a top two sporting event for me. If you like upsets, and who doesn’t, this year’s tournament did not disappoint. Upsets were so plentiful that all four number one seeds failed to make the Elite Eight for the first time[Read More…]

Indian softball team sweeps Martinsburg in double header

Allison Gray hits for the cycle & Alaira Harrington hits HR The Berkeley Springs Lady Indians softball team was back in action this past week with a doubleheader at Martinsburg and a home contest with rival Keyser. On Monday, March 20 the Lady Indians traveled to Martinsburg for a double[Read More…]

Chip Shots – One and done

One and done by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University men’s basketball team tipped off last Thursday’s round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at 12:15 p.m. against Maryland. After 40 minutes of game action the Mountaineers became the first team eliminated from the round of 64 following a 67-65 loss[Read More…]

Everyday Outdoors — Bucks I have known, Part IX

Bucks I have known: Part IX This is the latest in a multi-part series of columns about memorable deer that stand out from decades of whitetail hunting. The Boat Bucks Back in the mid 1990’s, my buddy Austin “Dump” Brown and I had been doing a lot of hunting from[Read More…]

Lady Indians take tennis win over Moorefield

by Jamie Harris The 2023 spring sports season kicked off last week and the Berkeley Springs High School tennis programs were ready for action. Both the boy’ s and girl’ s programs hosted the Moorefield Y ellow Jackets at the Warm Springs tennis courts on Wednesday, March 15. The Lady[Read More…]

Chip Shots – Ready for March Madness

Ready for March Madness by Jim Buzzerd Well, it’s that time of year when my favorite viewing events are lined up back-to-back. That would be the NCAA Basketball Tournament, otherwise known as March Madness. The tournament concludes on Monday April 3, then, on Thursday, April 6, the Masters begins, which[Read More…]

Everyday Outdoors: Bucks I have known, Part VIII

This is the latest in a multi-part series of columns about memorable deer that stand out from decades of whitetail hunting. Thread the Needle Buck The year was 1983. It was opening day of West Virginia deer firearms season. I was perched in a favorite tree in a remote area[Read More…]

Chip Shots – Dancing?

Dancing? by Jim Buzzerd It appears the West Virginia University men’s basketball team has punched its ticket to the NCAA’s Big Dance with Saturday’s 89-81 win over Kansas State. The Mountaineers are the eight seed in this week’s Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City and will play the tournament’s opening[Read More…]

Everyday Outdoors — Elk in the East

Elk in the East The young man behind the rifle shivered just a little from the combination of excitement and the cool early morning October air. His Dad had sent out one challenging bugle, imitating a bull elk, and was now calling to a herd of cow elk that were[Read More…]