Area Sports

Maryland archery deer season opens Saturday

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens in Maryland this Friday, September 7, and continues through January 31, 2019. “Archery hunters harvest over 25,000 deer each year, many from urban and suburban areas where excessive deer numbers are especially problematic. The early archery season is also…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Game week This time next week we will know a lot more about the West Virginia University Football Team than we do today. That’s because this Saturday the Mountaineers open their much-anticipated 2018 season in Charlotte against SEC opponent Tennessee. Tennessee has been down for a few seasons and will be playing…

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Local shooter takes top trap honors at The Grand

Berkeley Springs resident Gary Gaither was one of several area trap shooters to travel to Sparta, Ill. earlier this month to compete in the World Championship Trap Shoot. It was Gaither’s first trip to The Grand, as trap shooters call the Grand American. It is the premier shoot of the season for the Amateur Trapshooting…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Game week This time next week we will know a lot more about the West Virginia University Football Team than we do today. That’s because this Saturday the Mountaineers open their much-anticipated 2018 season in Charlotte against SEC opponent Tennessee. Tennessee has been down for a few seasons and will be playing…

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Tribe falls to Trojans on the road

 Romo leads the way with two goals by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Varsity Boy’s Soccer Team kicked off their 2018 season against the Hampshire Trojans on Saturday, August 18. The Class AAA Trojans and the Indians battled back and forth for the entire game before Hampshire was able to secure the…

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Chip Shots

The backfield Its been hard during Dana Holgorsen’s reign as the head football coach at West Virginia University to get a handle on what is going on in practice. It’s been mentioned here dozen’s of times now that practices are closed to media except for a few designated times the media has access. Those are…

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Indian golfers named to All-Tournament Team

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Golf Team hosted the Berkeley Springs Invitational on Thursday, August 9 at the Cacapon State Park Golf Resort.  The Tribe and the six other teams could not ask for any better weather as the sun was shining and the student golfers were looking for  season low…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Gary Jennings When Gary Jennings signed with West Virginia University to play football following his senior year at Stafford, Virginia’s Colonial Forge High School in 2014 he was considered a very good signee. And he hasn’t been a disappointment as a wide receiver in his first three seasons as a Mountaineer. As…

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High school gym renovations will impact fall sports, PE

by Kate Evans Berkeley Springs High School Building C (gymnasium building) and Building D (vocational building) renovations are still moving along, but key closeout dates for some of the work have been revised and pushed back. Completion of the gym and storage is still targeted for the end of October, said Morgan County   Schools Maintenance…

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