Area Sports

Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Live sports returned Whether prudent, or not, most of the United States is gradually moving in the direction of reopening the country from the restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A sign of relief came on Sunday when NBC aired a live benefit golf skins match as Rory McIlroy…

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Baseball Senior Spotlight Luke Spielman

by Jamie Harris Berkeley Springs High School senior Luke Spielman was an offensive threat at the plate with a quick swing and the ability to hit the ball all over the baseball field. Spielman helped contribute to a lot of wins at the plate, in the outfield and on the pitching mound for the Indians…

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Chip Shots – Bowlsby weighs in

Bowlsby weighs in by Jim Buzzerd It’s another week closer to the scheduled beginning to the 2020 college football season, but we’re no closer to knowing whether or not there will even be a season. Last week Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby was speaking on the topic. Right now Bowlsby can only speculate as to…

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Ron Clatterbuck Unsung Hero Award Winner – Kaleah Mellott

by Jamie Harris This past week the Berkeley Springs High School Athletic Department released the Ron Clatterbuck Unsung Hero Award winner. The individual who was honored with this award is a senior athlete who has gone the extra mile for their respective teams. The 2020 Ron Clatterbuck Unsung Hero Award went to senior Kaleah Mellott.…

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Harris & Fincham named BSHS Chick Yost Freshmen Athletes of the Year

by Jamie Harris This past week the Berkeley Springs High School Athletic Department released the names of the Chick Yost Freshmen Athletes of the Year. The two freshmen who received this honor were three sport standouts. Isaac Harris was named the Chick Yost Freshman Male Athlete of the Year. Harris was a three sport athlete…

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BSHS Athletic Department recognizes student athletes achievements

by Jamie Harris This past week the Berkeley Springs High School Athletic Department recognized their senior and freshmen athletes of the year along with the Unsung Hero and MVP award winners. Also recognized was the athletes who earned All PVC, Region and State honors as well. Cheer All PVC: Kaleah Mellott. Volleyball All PVC: Makayla…

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Softball Senior Spotlight – Serenity Parsell

by Jamie Harris On April 21, a declaration by Governor Jim Justice that students would not be returning to the classroom this spring and the subsequent inevitable declaration by the WVSSAC that there would be no 2020 softball season immediately brings to mind a quote often attributed to the great UCLA basketball coach John Wooden:…

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Cole Morris & Taylor Stotler named BSHS Senior Athletes of the Year

by Jamie Harris This past week the Athletic Department at Berkeley Springs High School released the names of their senior athletes of the year. Both seniors who earned the honors are three sport athletes for the Indians and both were The Morgan Messenger and The Hancock News Players of the Year last spring in their…

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BSHS Athletic Department MVP – Serenity Parsell

by Jamie Harris This past week the Berkeley Springs High School Athletic Department released the BSHS Athletic Department MVP award winner. The individual who was honored with this award is a senior athlete who has gone the extra mile for their respective team. The 2020 BSHS Athletic Department MVP award went to senior Serenity Parsell. Parsell…

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Everyday Outdoors: Fill a spring day in the WV woods

Spring is a glorious time in West Virginia. It’s an especially great time to be an outdoors person. Depending on the weather conditions, some time around the last of March, or the first of April, a lot of exciting things start to happen in nature in this area. Whatever your interests, they can add up…

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