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by Jim Buzzerd   Checking in It’s Tuesday morning and I’ve been sitting here for nearly 40 minutes with no idea how to proceed. There are no sports to discuss. I could lament that last night should have been the NCAA National Championship game to conclude March Madness. I could lament that yesterday should have…

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Athletic boosters doing fundraiser for press box, other school projects

by Kate Evans The Morgan County Schools athletics committee and buildings and grounds committee both met last month to consider sports and facilities projects. Berkeley Springs High School’s athletic director Dave Mundey reported to the athletics committee that the school’s booster organization is working on a brick fundraiser to raise money for a new press…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Milum A couple weeks ago, right before Coronavirus rudely interrupted our lives, the West Virginia University football program received a significant 2021 verbal commitment from Spring Valley tackle Wyatt Milum. Milum was a top target for Neal Brown and his staff as the coach, now entering his second season at the…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Uncharted waters Last Thursday Coronavirus caused the sports world to come to a grinding halt.  Actually, the beginning of the end began Wednesday night when the NBA suspended its season when Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus. Later, teammate Donovan Mitchell also tested positive. Prior to that the…

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Spring sports season put on pause

by Jamie Harris Last Friday, March 13 all Morgan County spring sports teams along with the rest of the schools in West Virginia were suspended until further notice due to the recent coronavirus outbreak. This also included the cancellation of the WV A, AA and AAA Girls State Basketball Championships and the boys’ regional basketball…

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Chip Shots

A bit of a lift? The West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Team ended its late season skid by winning two games last week. They picked up a rare road win, 77-71, at Iowa State last Tuesday and picked up an impressive, 76-64, win against Baylor in the Coliseum on Saturday to conclude their regular season. …

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Frankfort ends Tribe’s Season in Sectional Playoffs

by Jamie Harris The #4 Berkeley Springs High School Indians Varsity Boys Basketball Team ventured to Mineral County to play the #1 Frankfort Falcons last Wednesday, March 4. The Indians were facing a tall task of trying to knock off the Falcons and keep advancing in the playoffs. With the stakes high the Indians employed…

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Grafton ends Lady Indians season

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs  High School Lady Indians made the long trip to Taylor County to play the Grafton Bearcats in the opening round of the Class AA Sectional championships on Monday, February 24. The Lady Indians the #6 team  needed to put together one of its best performances of the season if…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   The end is near It wasn’t long ago if you tuned in to watch a West Virginia University basketball game you might have heard ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla extolling the virtues of the Mountaineers and how they had the potential to make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament, and possibly…

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Indians grind out win over scrappy Pirates, 75-51

by Jamie Harris Paw Paw High School was the place to be as the Berkeley Springs High School Indians went to Paw Paw to play the Pirates last Tuesday, February 18. Before a packed gymnasium Paw Paw recognized their senior athletes before the tip-off. Paw Paw jumped out to a quick 6-2 lead behind a…

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