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Chip Shots – Basketball Thoughts

Basketball thoughts by Jim Buzzerd There has yet to be much written in this space about the 2021-22 West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Team. Today I’ll offer some of my observations. The most positive thing I can offer is the team has a decent 13-3 record heading into Tuesday’s home game with defending NCAA Champion…

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Isaac Harris captures Hub Cup Championship

Evan Thompson records 100th career win by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs Indians were back in action this past weekend. The grapplers traveled to North Hagerstown High School for the 34th Hub Cup Invitational. The event was going to be a two day tournament, however the weather late Thursday night into Friday caused the tournament…

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Chip Shots – More football, I guess

More football, I guess by Jim Buzzerd In the last several publications of this paper I have written little to nothing on the West Virginia University men’s basketball team, choosing to focus on the WVU football program. That was to change today as the plan was to offer up a column solely on the basketball…

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Lady Indians take two more wins

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians varsity basketball team picked up two more wins last week to improve to 6-2 on the season. Playing in its home gym the Lady Indians had to scrap and come from behind in one of the wins. Last Monday, January 3 the Lady Indians hosted…

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Chip Shots – Doege Gone

Doege gone by Jim Buzzerd West Virginia University football fans can say goodbye to quarterback Jarret Doege. The senior has one year of eligibility left and announced last Friday via Twitter that he would be looking for a new home next season. The announcement was welcomed by many West Virginia fans that have been, rightly…

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Chip Shots – End of Year

End of year by Jim Buzzerd A busy week lies ahead, so this will be brief today. When the West Virginia University Football Team takes the field next Tuesday night against Minnesota in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl, they will do so without Leddie Brown, its top tailback. Brown, who has been a true warrior for…

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Chip Shots – Basketball Stuff

Basketball stuff by Jim Buzzerd First, a quick reminder that today, December 15, begins the early signing period for college football recruits. West Virginia University has lost a couple high profile verbal commitments from the current class in recent weeks. Even so, this class remains solid with a national ranking of 28. More changes can…

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Everyday Outdoors: Late season deer hunting

After West Virginia’s general firearms season ends in early December, there are still plenty of deer hunting opportunities available in the Mountain State. Depending on which county you hunt, there may be one or more antlerless seasons, muzzleloader season, as well as late archery. This is also a great time of the year to learn…

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Chip Shots – Bowl. game and basketball warning

Bowl game and basketball warning by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University football team accepted an invitation to play Minnesota in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl on December 28 in Phoenix. Game time for those of us not attending will be 10:15 P.M. eastern time on ESPN. Interestingly, this will be the first ever matchup between…

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Lady Indians earn first win over East Hardy

by Jamie Harris Last Thursday night, December 2, the Berkeley Springs Lady Indians varsity basketball team opened their season at home. Berkeley Springs hosted the East Hardy Cougars in front of a pumped up home crowd. The Lady Indians got off to a fast start as freshman Alaira Harrington scored the first six points for…

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