Area Sports

Berkeley Springs tennis coach receives Governor’s Service Award

Paula Osborne took a dilapidated tennis court and a group of children who had never picked up a tennis racket, and turned them into some of Morgan County’s finest players. Osborne was honored for her dedication to service at the annual Governor’s Service Awards dinner at the Culture Center at the State Capitol on Thursday, September…

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Lady Indians take Small Team Championship

by Jamie Harris Both the Berkeley Springs High School and Paw Paw High School Cross Country Teams traveled to Clear Spring High School for the Interstate Classic on Saturday, September 1. The Berkeley Springs Lady Indians powered by th e one two punch of sophomore Belle Harvey and senior Brooke Davison captured the Small Team…

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Chip Shots

Florence by Jim Buzzerd I’ve put off writing this until the last minute hoping to get some definitive word on the status of this Saturday’s scheduled football game between West Virginia University and North Carolina State in Raleigh. Hurricane Florence was category 4 status Tuesday morning and its predicted path has it making landfall somewhere…

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Thursday football game

Due to weather, the Berkeley Springs home contest with Frankfort has been changed to Thursday, September 13 at Morgan Field at 7 p.m. Before the game the BSHS Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will be introduced to the crowd at 6:30 p.m.

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Indians Soccer Falls to Frankfort and Bishop Walsh

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians varsity Soccer Team is still searching for their first win of the 2018 season as they lost at home to Frankfort 6-4 last Thursday, August 30 and then dropped a 6-2 decision at Bishop Walsh on Saturday, September 1. Berkeley Springs started fast against Frankfort…

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Paw Paw Volleyball Drops Season Opener

by Jamie Harris The Paw Paw Lady Pirates Volleyball Team kicked off their 2018 season with a game at Lighthouse Christian Academy in Cumberland, Md. on Thursday, August 30. Paw Paw took the first set 25-22, but saw Lighthouse Christian rally back to take the final three games (25-6, 25-10 and 25-13) to pick up…

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Chip Shots – Good Start

by Jim Buzzerd Welcome to Morgantown Kenny Bigelow! On the first offensive play of the game West Virginia University nose tackle Kenny Bigelow, a graduate transfer from USC, literally blew up the Tennessee center and tackled Volunteer quarterback Jarrett Guarantano for a two yard loss. Bigelow’s career at USC was pretty much a bust due…

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Maryland archery deer season opens Saturday

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens in Maryland this Friday, September 7, and continues through January 31, 2019. “Archery hunters harvest over 25,000 deer each year, many from urban and suburban areas where excessive deer numbers are especially problematic. The early archery season is also…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Game week This time next week we will know a lot more about the West Virginia University Football Team than we do today. That’s because this Saturday the Mountaineers open their much-anticipated 2018 season in Charlotte against SEC opponent Tennessee. Tennessee has been down for a few seasons and will be playing…

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Local shooter takes top trap honors at The Grand

Berkeley Springs resident Gary Gaither was one of several area trap shooters to travel to Sparta, Ill. earlier this month to compete in the World Championship Trap Shoot. It was Gaither’s first trip to The Grand, as trap shooters call the Grand American. It is the premier shoot of the season for the Amateur Trapshooting…

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