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Chip Shots – LIV Golf

LIV Golf by Jim Buzzerd Those of you that have interest in professional golf are likely aware of the controversial Saudi Arabia backed golf tour that debuted in England last weekend. Greg Norman is the LIV CEO. LIV stands for the Roman numeral 54 which is the number of holes played in each LIV event.…

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BSHS Athletic Hall of Fame continues search

The Berkeley Springs Athletic Hall of Fame is continuing to search for viable candidates to be considered for consideration. The process opened in early May and will continue to look for deserving potential inductees until the August 1 deadline. Applications received after the deadline will be held for consideration into the 2023 class. The Hall…

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Everyday Outdoors: Baby robins

Most of the columns I write, and photos I take, are hunting and fishing related. But there are lots of other interesting creatures to encounter in the great outdoors. Recently, I had the opportunity to observe a Momma Robin on her nest, and was able to watch and photograph her two babies each day, until…

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Chip Shots – Good News and Disappointing News

Good news and disappointing news by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University football team, along with head coach Neal Brown and his staff received some very positive news last week when Top 100 football player Rodney Gallagher committed to the Mountaineers. Gallagher will be a senior this fall at Laurel Highlands High School in Uniontown,…

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Chip Shots – Transfer update

Transfer update by Jim Buzzerd Players leaving the West Virginia University football and basketball programs have been discussed here often. Today, I’ll drop in a few notes about basketball coach Bob Huggins’ effort in the transfer portal. Before that, I want to mention football transfer JT Daniels. Of course Daniels, the former starting quarterback at…

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Indians 4×400 meter relay zaps the field to capture State Gold

Lydia Fincham and BSHS Boys 4×800 earn All-State Honors by Jamie Harris Members of the Berkeley Springs High School Girls and Boys Track Teams went to Charleston to compete in the West Virginia State Track and Field Meet on May 17 and 18. Although small in numbers, the Tribe was able to make some noise…

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Everyday Outdoors — The Mighty .22

The big groundhog was well hidden among the bean plants. A young boy peered through the 4-power scope on his older brother’s .22 rifle. The bean patch the groundhog was destroying was not a novelty or hobby. The boy’s father, with help from the rest of the family, worked hard to grow lots of delicious…

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Chip Shots – Baseball Update

Baseball update by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University Baseball Team is currently 28-18 and 10-8 in the Big 12 Conference. That record is good enough for a current RPI of 39. After a Tuesday game with Pitt in Morgantown the Mountaineers have a three-game series at Oklahoma this weekend and complete the regular season…

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Berkeley Springs sending 8 to Class A/AA State Tennis Championships

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Tennis Teams competed in the 2022 Region I Tennis Championships last Wednesday and Thursday, May 4 and 5. The Tribe were looking for individual and doubles titles along with team titles and also trying to qualify as many players as they could for the Class A/AA State…

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