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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Koepka So, I failed to give props to Tiger Woods last month for completing his struggle to make his comeback from a string of physical and emotional issues to win The Masters at age 43 for his 15th major championship and his first major since he won the U.S. Open in…

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Avery Lackey wins WV State Track & Field Pole Vault Championship

by Jamie Harris This past weekend May 17 and 18, proved to be another successful one for the Berkeley Springs High School Indians track program. Berkeley Springs track and field athletes tend to shine on the big stage at the Class AA State Track & Field Championships as they have racked up numerous individual state…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Beilein I don’t typically watch a lot of NBA basketball, but this time of year the playoffs are in full swing and I’ll tune in from time to time. If I had to pick one player who piques my interest in the game it would be Golden State’s Stephen Curry. His long…

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Indians baseball picks up wins over Grafton and Philip Barbour

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Varsity Baseball Team had a busy week with the start of the Class AA Sectional Championships. The Tribe hosted the Grafton Bearcats at  Morgan Field on Monday, May 6. Grafton took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. That score would remain 1-0 all…

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Harvey and Mellott capture PVC Track & Field Championships

by Jamie Harris Last Monday, April 29 the Berkeley Springs High School boys and girls track programs traveled to Frankfort High School for the 2019 Potomac Valley Conference Championships. The Lady Indians finished in second place in the team standings with 62 points. Host Frankfort took the top team honors with 87 points while Petersburg…

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Barker and Tanouye capture Class A PVC Championship

by Jamie Harris Last Wednesday, May 1 the members of the Paw Paw track and field team ventured to Elkins High School for the Class A Potomac Valley Conference Championships. Paw Paw was able to take home three PVC individual titles thanks to the outstanding efforts of two of their athletes. On the girls side…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Covering some bases Last week this space mentioned two new junior college transfers West Virginia University head basketball coach Bob Huggins had signed to join the Mountaineer basketball team next season. We’ve known for a couple of weeks that center Sagaba Konate has again declared his intention to test the waters of…

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Berkeley Springs tennis picks up steam in preparation for Regionals

by Jamie Harris The 2019 spring tennis season is winding down for the members of the Berkeley Springs High School Boy’s and Girl’s Tennis Teams. The past two weeks saw the Indians compete against Clear Spring, Md., East Fairmont and Hedgesville  in competitive matches. When the teams compete against Clear Spring they have to follow…

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Hundreds hit Cacapon for Enduro race

by Kate Shunney A rainy Sunday morning didn’t dampen the lively atmosphere at Cacapon State Park this past weekend as 160 mountain bike racers gathered for the first Enduro event on the park’s new bike trails. Racers of all ages hit the park’s trails in four stages, riding up the side of Cacapon Mountain on…

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