Area Sports

Chip Shots – Football Stuff

Football stuff by Jim Buzzerd Received an email the other day that the West Virginia University football team’s home opener with Long Island University is just two months away. While LIU should not be a daunting task, the season opening road game at Maryland the week before is another story. Ditto the home game with…

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Berkeley Springs wrestling takedown tournament provides summer excitement

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs wrestling team held a takedown tournament on Satuday, June 26, to help raise funds for two wrestlers going to compete in Fargo, N.D., in July. The takedown tournament drew wrestlers from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. The tournament saw two minutes for the K-5 division and three minutes…

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Chip Shots – Deuce Not Coming Back

Deuce not coming back by Jim Buzzerd The wait for West Virginia University guard Miles ‘Deuce’ McBride’s decision to return to play his junior season at WVU, or remain in the NBA draft arrived last Friday. Tony Caridi, the Voice of the Mountaineers, Tweeted Friday evening that McBride had informed head coach Bob Huggins of…

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Chip Shots – CWS Mess

CWS Mess by Jim Buzzerd I’ve come around on college baseball. At least as far as the post season goes. Over the years I dismissed baseball at the collegiate level, because I felt the product was depleted because the most talented high school players went to the minor leagues, not college. That won’t likely change,…

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Chip Shots – West Virginia adds a quarterback

West Virginia adds a quarterback by Jim Buzzerd Monday was a good day for West Virginia University football recruiting as the Mountaineers secured a verbal commitment from quarterback Nicco Marchiol for the Class of 2022. Marchiol played for Hamilton High School in Chandler, Arizona this past fall and recently earned a 4-star grade from Scout.…

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Dalton Kasekamp places sixth at the Class A State Championships

by Jamie Harris Paw Paw sophomore thrower Dalton Kasekamp made school history last Thursday, June 10 in the Class A State Track & Field Championships. Kasekamp finished in eighth place in the discus with a throw of 116’4”. However, the talented thrower etched his name into the Paw Paw record books in the shot put…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd And now there will be 12? I’ve been a longtime advocate of an eight-team college football playoff. I’ve been on that stump for somewhere around 30 years. Way before the BCS tried to correct things. Before the BCS the Coaches Poll and sportswriters’ poll would vote on the national champion after the…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Basketball items The biggest question surrounding next season’s West Virginia University basketball team is just who will be on it. We know Derek Culver, Emmitt Mathews and Jordan McCabe won’t be returning. We know Gabe Osabuohien plans to use his free year allowed by the NCAA due to COVID19 and return next…

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