Area Sports

Belle Harvey finishes in 17th place at State Cross Country Championships

by Jamie Harris This past weekend Berkeley Springs junior Belle Harvey was the only runner representing Berkeley Springs High School at the Class A/AA State Cross Country Championships. The talented junior was looking to add another state cross country medal to her already outstanding resume. Last year Harvey finished in fourth place. This season Harvey…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd New faces? The West Virginia University Football Team traveled to Waco, Texas last Thursday to face the unbeaten 12th ranked Bears. WVU lost 17-14, which was a lot closer than most predicted, especially since the Mountaineers were nearly a three-touchdown underdog. If you’re into moral victories, you may be inclined to count…

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Frankfort ends Lady Indians soccer season in double overtime

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Soccer Team hosted their arch rival Frankfort Falcons in the opening round of the Class AA Sectional playoffs last Monday, October 21. In the regular season Berkeley Springs and Frankfort both split their contests. This time around all the marbles were on the line with…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Wild Big 12 Saturday West Virginia University football fans have to be looking at the results of Saturday’s Big 12 Conference play and scratching their collective heads. Because WVU and Baylor were idle due to their impending Halloween matchup this Thursday on ESPN, there were just four conference games last Saturday. Each…

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Belle Harvey finishes 2nd at PVC Cross Country Championships

Jackson Mundey finishes 4th by Jamie Harris Cacapon State Park hosted the 2019 Potomac Valley Conference Cross Country Championships last Tuesday, October 15. The challenging 3.1 mile course is designed to challenge the runners and the teams that were participating. On the girls side Berkeley Springs High School finished in fourth place with a score…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Looking for six I guess we’ve known for a while that we needed to temper our expectations for the 2019 edition of West Virginia University football. Then again, a 6-6 record for this team seemed to be about the ceiling for most objective fans and that record is still on the table…

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Chip Shots

Some football and some hoops by Jim Buzzerd Things didn’t go well for the West Virginia University football team in Saturday’s 38-14 loss to Iowa State. Already dealing with injuries, the list of the walking wounded increased Saturday. Cornerback Keith Washington was a game time decision and was ruled out. The other corner, Hakeem Bailey…

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Rail Roaders take 42-7 win over Indians

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians hosted the Brunswick Rail Roaders in high school football action Friday night October 11. With the cool temperature and Apple Butter weekend coming up the crowd at Morgan Field was hoping that the home team Tribe could pull off an upset against the visitors from Brunswick,…

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Paw Paw volleyball picks up win over Union

by Jamie Harris The Paw Paw High School Varsity Volleyball Team earned a split this week on the hardwood with a loss to Hancock and a win over Union. The Lady Pirates lost 3-0 (25-22, 25-23 and 25-19) to the Hancock Panthers on Tuesday, October 8. Addison Ross led Paw Paw with 12 service points,…

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