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Cacapon bike trail hosts state student race

by Lisa Schauer A day after its official ribbon-cutting ceremony, the new Rock & Roll trail at Cacapon State Park was broken in by over 200 student athletes on mountain bikes. West Virginia Interscholastic Cycling League organized the race of middle and high school students representing 18 teams from 14 counties. “It’s a fun, flow-y…

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Chip Shots – QB Debate

QB debate by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University football team rebounded from their season opening loss to Maryland with an easy 66-0 win over out manned Long Island University. The visiting school’s official name is LIU Post located in Brookville, New York on Long Island. Back when I subscribed to a Sunday newspaper that…

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Lady Indians volleyball team takes win over Petersburg

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Volleyball Team ventured to Grant County for a match up with the Petersburg Vikings on Tuesday, September 7. The Lady Indians came out ready to play as they took an impressive game one win by a score of 25-16. In game two Petersburg rallied back…

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Everyday Outdoors: Doing more with less…ammo

  In recent months, some types of ammunition have been difficult to find, or if you can find it, extremely expensive. There are ways to shoot more efficiently without expending a lot of rounds. One of the best ways to practice, with any type of firearm, and it doesn’t take any ammunition at all, is…

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Sara Veara records hole in one

Finishes fourth at WV Girls State Championships by Jamie Harris Over the many years of coaching the Berkeley Springs High School Golf Team Indians head coach Dale McCumbee had never had a player hit a hole in one. The coach can now cross that off of his list as senior Sara Veara made BSHS golf…

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Lady Pirates Volleyball wins thriller over Union

by Jamie Harris The Paw Paw High School Lady Pirates Volleyball Team hosted a pair of games last week at the friendly confines of the Paw Paw gym. The Moorefield Yellow Jackets came to town on Monday, August 30 and swept the Lady Pirates by the scores of 25-8, 25-8 and 25-18. Leading for Paw…

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Indians fall on road to Keyser

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Football Team traveled to Mineral County last Friday, September 3 for a game at Keyser High School. The Indians were looking for their first win of the season while the Golden Tornado were playing their season opener due to their previous game being postponed. Keyser jumped…

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Chip Shots – Misled

Misled by Jim Buzzerd This will probably turn into a rant piece, but I’m going to try and remain even keel in the aftermath of the West Virginia University Football Team’s, 30-24, loss to Maryland last Saturday. It will be hard to stay positive after losing a game that many had penciled in as one…

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Chip Shots – Game week

Game week by Jim Buzzerd West Virginia University will open its football season this Saturday against Maryland in College Park. But first, there is some basketball news to report from last Friday. West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons said a contract extension for coach Bob Huggins will allow the Mountaineer men’s basketball head…

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