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Indians blast Hampshire with an offensive explosion

by Jamie Harris It was homecoming night at Berkeley Springs High School and the Indians football team was ready for the showdown with the Hampshire Trojans. Both teams entered the game needing the win to help establish a better path towards a playoff run. Before the kick-off Berkeley Springs High School crowned Haden Fincham and…

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Chip Shots – Midpoint

Midpoint by Jim Buzzerd The midpoint of the West Virginia University football season arrived following an ugly 45-20 loss at Baylor two Saturdays ago. Following a much needed off week the Mountaineers will resume their season this Saturday night at TCU. Game time is 7:30 and will be televised by ESPNU. The Baylor loss was…

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Lady Indians take volleyball wins over Southern Fulton & Paw Paw

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Volleyball Team traveled to Pennsylvania to play the Southern Fulton Indians on Monday, October 4. The Lady Indians from Morgan County quickly took control of the contest as they rolled to a 25-8 first set win. In the second set Berkeley Springs continued their dominant…

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Chip Shots – Moral Loss?

Moral loss? by Jim Buzzerd Last week I mentioned that many were calling the three-point loss by the West Virginia University football team to Oklahoma on a walk off field goal a moral victory. While not a fan of the term ‘moral victory’, I acknowledge that some losses can provide a springboard into future success.…

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Indians hold off Tucker County for thrilling win

by Jamie Harris Morgan Field was jammed packed this past Friday night, September 24, as the Berkeley Springs Indians football team hosted the Tucker County Mountain Lions. Prior to the game the BSHS Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020 was introduced before the home crowd. Berkeley Springs jumped out to 7-0 lead in the…

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Chip Shots – Moral victory?

Moral victory? by Jim Buzzerd Looking at some of the online discussion following the West Virginia University’s 16-13 football loss to Oklahoma Saturday night one could see that some tried to paint the loss as a moral victory. Then there were the hardline types gruffly rebuffing anyone who tried to claim a moral victory. I…

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Ben Golden’s four goals lead Indians Soccer to 13-1 win

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs Indians varsity soccer team broke into the win column this past week in a dominating performance. The Petersburg Vikings paid a visit to Morgan Field on Tuesday, September 14 for soccer action. The Tribe was ready and unleashed a scoring barrage that eventually turned into a 13-1 win over…

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Chip Shots – Tough Ending

Tough ending by Jim Buzzerd No matter how the final result of the football game between West Virginia University and Virginia Tech turned out last Saturday, the above title would be apt. The Mountaineers won the game 27-21, but they led by 20 late in the third quarter and 13 with four minutes left. Due…

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Mast Survey & Hunting Outlook report shows favorable conditions for 2021 hunting in local area

Hunters getting ready for the fall hunting seasons can now review the 2021 Mast Survey and Hunting Outlook publication available on the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources’ website at WVdnr.gov. “Beech, walnut, hickory and black cherry production was up dramatically above last year and the long-term average,” said Chris Ryan, supervisor of WVDNR’s Game…

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