Area Sports

Baseball Senior Spotlight – Johnny Rodriguez

Baseball Senior Spotlight Johnny Rodriguez by Jamie Harris Paw Paw High School senior Johnny Rodriguez was to play baseball in the spring for the Pirates. He did not get the chance to take to the diamond for his second year. Rodriguez stayed busy as a member of the Paw Paw Pirates varsity basketball team the…

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Chip Shots – WVU going abroad

WVU going abroad by Jim Buzzerd West Virginia University head football coach Neal Brown and his staff have established themselves as solid aggressive recruiters. They have shown the ability and willingness to go against schools on the recruiting trail that WVU has tended to avoid in the past. It’s too early to tell how successful…

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Baseball Senior Spotlight Coby Ridgeway

by Jamie Harris Paw Paw High School senior Coby Ridgeway was a two year varsity baseball player for the Pirates. However it was on the basketball court where Ridgeway made the most memories. Ridgeway scored 287 points, grabbed 66 rebounds, 44 steals, 35 assists and 18 blocked shots. He was named to the PVC Division…

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Track Senior Spotlight Trent Fischer

by Jamie Harris Berkeley Springs High School senior Trent Fischer was on the Indians track and field team for the last three years throwing shot and discus. Last season Fischer finished in the top 12 in both the shot and discus at the PVC Championships. Fischer was also a member of the Indians soccer team.…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd COVID-19 Well, it’s almost July and there is less reason to be optimistic about the end of the COVID-19 pandemic than say a month ago. I’m not looking at data that supports that notion, just a constant barrage of new cases being reported on local news outlets. To clarify what local is…

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Softball Senior Spotlight – Madison Kesner

Softball Senior Spotlight Madison Kesner by Jamie Harris One of those athletes affected by the end of the 2020 softball season was Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians softball player Madison Kesner. Kesner was participating in her first year of high school softball when the season came to an abrupt end. Kesner was also a…

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Berkeley Springs Indians Football strength & conditioning information

by Jamie Harris The Morgan County Board of Education and Berkeley Springs High School administration has approved summer conditioning for football to start this week, beginning Monday, June 15. The first week will consist of agility drills on the football field on Tuesday and Thursday. There will be two groups of 10 that will start…

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Baseball Senior Spotlight – Tanner Volyes

Baseball Senior Spotlight Tanner Volyes by Jamie Harris One of the athletes affected by the end of the 2020 baseball season was Berkeley Springs High School senior Tanner Volyes. Volyes played baseball for three years, football for four years, wrestling for two years and track and field for one year.

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Tennis Senior Spotlight – Makayla Keenan

Tennis Senior Spotlight Makayla Keenan by Jamie Harris One of those athletes affected by the end of the 2020 tennis season was Berkeley Springs High School senior Makayla Keenan. Keenan was entering her first season playing tennis for the Lady Indians. Keenan was also a four year letterman in varsity volleyball while playing the sport…

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Morgan County hunters take 93 spring turkey

According to preliminary data, West Virginia hunters harvested 11,314 birds during the spring turkey season, a slight increase over the 2019 harvest of 11,215. The 2020 spring turkey harvest is close to the five-year average of 11,344 and 9 percent above the 10-year average. “We had a good harvest this year thanks to a great…

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