Area Sports

Chip Shots

grier7heisman.com by Jim Buzzerd West Virginia University football fans hope number seven is their lucky number. That’s because returning quarterback Will Grier wears number seven on his jersey, and as one of the top retuning signal callers in the nation, the WVU Sports Information Department has launched a ‘Grier for Heisman’ campaign for the rapidly…

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Donna Miller slugs her way into the Athletic Hall of Fame

by Jamie Harris Donna Miller, a standout softball and basketball player for Berkeley Springs High School from 1972-1976 will be entering the BSHS Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Miller started her softball career in the youth leagues as a member of the Morgan County Parkettes. During that time Miller helped lead her team…

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Harford takes gold at Special Olympics USA; locals get medals

by Kate Evans Morgan County resident Ashley Harford won two gold medals at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle, Washington. Harford took medals in mini-javelin and shot put in her division. The Special Olympics USA Games took place from July 1 through July 6. Harford’s gold medal score in mini-javelin (Turbo Jav) was…

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Berkeley, Mineral counties added to Chronic Wasting areas

Effective July 1, 2018, two Eastern Panhandle counties were be added to three that already have restrictions on the disposal and transport of deer carcasses. The restrictions are designed to combat the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD). Berkeley and Mineral counties have been added to Hampshire, Hardy and Morgan counties as areas where restrictions…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Carter a Grizzly In the recent NBA draft, Memphis Grizzlies drafted West Virginia University’s senior point guard Jevon Carter. Carter was the 32nd overall selection and the second pick of the second round. The Grizzlies selecting Carter wasn’t set in stone, but there was a lot of chatter leading up to the…

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Chip Breeden returns to take over Indians football program

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Football program will have a new head coach in place to start the 2018 season. Morgan County resident and 1987 Berkeley Springs High School graduate Chip Breeden is returning home to take over the reins of the Tribe. Breeden will be replacing Matt Puffenberger who resigned…

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BSHS Athletic Hall of Fame releases Class of 2018

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee has released the Class of 2018 members. The Class of 2018 is as follows: Lewis Close was a standout football, basketball, baseball and track athlete at BSHS from 1951-1956. Close went on and played basketball at Shepherd. Karen Clark was the first…

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Havermale set to take over Lady Indians Soccer Team

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians soccer program will have a new head coach manning the sidelines at the start of the 2018 fall season. Steve Havermale was recently approved by the Morgan County Board of Education to take over for Carla Cacicia. Cacicia resigned last fall at the completion of…

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John Mundey wins U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Award

U.S. Army Reserve Spc. John Mundey was named as a winner of the 2018 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition Best Warrior and Best Noncommissioned Officer in a ceremony at the Crown Complex in Fayetteville, N.C., on Friday, June 15. Thirty-six U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from U.S. Army Reserve commands throughout the world, with occupations…

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