Lady Indians take tennis win over Moorefield

by Jamie Harris The 2023 spring sports season kicked off last week and the Berkeley Springs High School tennis programs were ready for action. Both the boy’ s and girl’ s programs hosted the Moorefield Y ellow Jackets at the Warm Springs tennis courts on Wednesday, March 15. The Lady[Read More…]

Chip Shots – Ready for March Madness

Ready for March Madness by Jim Buzzerd Well, it’s that time of year when my favorite viewing events are lined up back-to-back. That would be the NCAA Basketball Tournament, otherwise known as March Madness. The tournament concludes on Monday April 3, then, on Thursday, April 6, the Masters begins, which[Read More…]

Everyday Outdoors: Bucks I have known, Part VIII

This is the latest in a multi-part series of columns about memorable deer that stand out from decades of whitetail hunting. Thread the Needle Buck The year was 1983. It was opening day of West Virginia deer firearms season. I was perched in a favorite tree in a remote area[Read More…]

Chip Shots – Dancing?

Dancing? by Jim Buzzerd It appears the West Virginia University men’s basketball team has punched its ticket to the NCAA’s Big Dance with Saturday’s 89-81 win over Kansas State. The Mountaineers are the eight seed in this week’s Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City and will play the tournament’s opening[Read More…]

Everyday Outdoors — Elk in the East

Elk in the East The young man behind the rifle shivered just a little from the combination of excitement and the cool early morning October air. His Dad had sent out one challenging bugle, imitating a bull elk, and was now calling to a herd of cow elk that were[Read More…]

Evan Zombro captures State Wrestling Championship

by Jamie Harris Last Thursday, March 2 the 2023 Class A/AA State Wrestling Championships were held at the Mountain Health Arena in Huntington, which ended late on Saturday night. The Berkeley Springs Indians sent eight wrestlers with hopes of adding more state champions and place winners to the long list[Read More…]

Chip Shots – Dribble fest

Dribble fest by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University men’s basketball team had an excellent chance to get their first ever win at Kansas’ Phog Allen Field House last Saturday, only to dribble it away in the final 23 seconds. Kansas had just made the second of two foul shots[Read More…]

Keyser ends Lady Indians basketball season

by Jamie Harris Last Tuesday, February 21, the Berkeley Springs Lady Indians basketball team traveled to Keyser for the opening round of the sectional playoffs. Keyser had swept the Lady Indians in the regular sea- son and a road trip to the Golden Tornado would be a tough challenge for[Read More…]

Bucks I have known: Part VII — The Disappearing Buck

This is the latest in a multi-part series of columns about memorable deer that stand out from decades of whitetail hunting. The Disappearing Buck One fall, many years ago, I had been squirrel and turkey hunting on a friend’s property on the west end of Morgan County. Of course, while[Read More…]