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by Jim Buzzerd Tidbits Just going to touch on a few things related West Virginia University athletics today. I’ve touched on football recruiting lately and will do so again. New head coach Neal Brown and his staff have been busy recruiting since he was hired in January. The impression I get is the staff isn’t…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd More Konate and a QB commit The topic of former West Virginia University basketball center Sagaba Konate and his somewhat mysterious knee injury has been a popular topic here since his season ended last December. I sort of bought in to the notion, perpetuated to some degree by coach Bob Huggins’ comments…

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Fishing team advances to National Tournament

Berkeley Springs High School Fishing Team of Landon Harrington, Sam Ambrose and Captain Shane Ambrose has advanced to the Bassmaster National Tournament on Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tennessee. The tournament will take place the week of August 5-10. Harrington was a graduating senior from Berkeley Springs High School this year and Ambrose is entering his…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Konate This is sort of old news, but the basketball career of Sagaba Konate at West Virginia University officially came to an end on June 21 when the Mali native signed a free agent contract with the Toronto Raptors.The signing came on the morning after the NBA draft after the shot…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Recruiting I don’t talk about the recruitment of high school athletes to colleges very often, but today I have a few thoughts to share. Football recruiting is a big deal these days and has become an industry unto itself with websites and other publications charging subscription fees for their coverage. Rivals…

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Chip Shots – Spieth

by Jim Buzzerd Spieth Anyone catch Jordan Spieth raking his caddie, Michael Greller, over the coals during the first round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach last Thursday? Spieth was playing the eighth hole when he hit his tee shot too far and it rolled off a cliff and presumably into the ocean. He…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd No golf for Washington This isn’t likely news to those of you who follow professional golf, but I missed the news that the Quicken Loans National Golf Tournament has left the area. Tiger Woods and his foundation saved golf in D.C. in 2007 when he brought the AT&T National to Congressional Country…

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