Area Sports

Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Not done yet Last week you read it here that barring a national championship run, the West Virginia University Basketball Team would lose 20 games for the first time since 2002. Things have changed since then. Prior to the beginning of last week’s Big 12 Basketball Tournament it was learned that head…

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Chip Shots – The Defense

The Defense by Jim Buzzerd Well, the West Virginia University basketball regular season has ended with the Mountaineers stumbling to a 12-19 record. Actually, stumbling to the finish may not be the most apt way to portray how this team finished. After the dismissal of senior Esa Ahmad and junior Wesley Harris and season ending…

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Grafton ends Tribe’s season

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Boys Varsity Basketball Team boarded up early the afternoon of Monday, February 25 and headed west. From I-68 to I-79 the Indians finally rolled into Grafton for the opening round of the Class AA Sectional playoffs. The Tribe went into the contest red hot and seeded…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Meet the assistants The West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Team picked up their third conference win of the season last Tuesday with a 104-96 triple overtime thriller over TCU. The win avenged a 31-point loss to the Horned Frogs in January. While it was refreshing to see the youthful Mountaineers get a…

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Peyton Thompson finishes in third place at states

by Jamie Harris Berkeley Springs High School sophomore Peyton Thompson was the Tribe’s lone representative this past weekend at the Class A/AA State Wrestling Championships in Huntington. Thompson the Region I 160 pound champion going  into the event looked to capture his first high school state wrestling championship and earn all-state honors. Thursday night February…

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Chip Shots

Notes Things continue on a downward spiral for the WVU basketball team, so comments will be limited regarding the basketball team.  Before Saturday’s 82-75 loss at Baylor word came that freshman Brandon Knapper would miss the contest with a sprained neck. With Sagaba Konate and Beetle Bolden apparently out for the season and Wes Harris…

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Lady Indians lose a nail biter to Hancock

Lady Indians lose a nail biter to Hancock by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Varsity Basketball Team entered the last week of the regular season on a 12 game losing streak. With Hancock and Faith Christian coming to play at the Tribe’s home court giving them a chance at earning some…

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Harmon edges Pirates 56-51

by Jamie Harris The Paw Paw Pirates dropped a 56-51 contest to Harmon last Friday, February 15. Paw Paw led 15-11 after the first quarter. At the end of the second quarter Paw Paw held a 38-21 advantage. The second half was a major difference maker in the outcome of the game as Harmon outscored…

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Tribe earns wins over Paw Paw, Faith Christian & Philip Barbour

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Varsity Boys’ Basketball Team got back to its winning ways this past week with three wins. Two of the three wins came at home while the final win came in a heavily back and forth game at Philip Barbour. The Indians hosted Morgan County neighbor the…

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