Area Sports

Softball Senior Spotlight – Madison Kesner

Softball Senior Spotlight Madison Kesner by Jamie Harris One of those athletes affected by the end of the 2020 softball season was Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians softball player Madison Kesner. Kesner was participating in her first year of high school softball when the season came to an abrupt end. Kesner was also a…

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Berkeley Springs Indians Football strength & conditioning information

by Jamie Harris The Morgan County Board of Education and Berkeley Springs High School administration has approved summer conditioning for football to start this week, beginning Monday, June 15. The first week will consist of agility drills on the football field on Tuesday and Thursday. There will be two groups of 10 that will start…

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Baseball Senior Spotlight – Tanner Volyes

Baseball Senior Spotlight Tanner Volyes by Jamie Harris One of the athletes affected by the end of the 2020 baseball season was Berkeley Springs High School senior Tanner Volyes. Volyes played baseball for three years, football for four years, wrestling for two years and track and field for one year.

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Tennis Senior Spotlight – Makayla Keenan

Tennis Senior Spotlight Makayla Keenan by Jamie Harris One of those athletes affected by the end of the 2020 tennis season was Berkeley Springs High School senior Makayla Keenan. Keenan was entering her first season playing tennis for the Lady Indians. Keenan was also a four year letterman in varsity volleyball while playing the sport…

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Morgan County hunters take 93 spring turkey

According to preliminary data, West Virginia hunters harvested 11,314 birds during the spring turkey season, a slight increase over the 2019 harvest of 11,215. The 2020 spring turkey harvest is close to the five-year average of 11,344 and 9 percent above the 10-year average. “We had a good harvest this year thanks to a great…

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Tennis Senior Spotlight Leah Reed

Tennis Senior Spotlight Leah Reed by Jamie Harris Berkeley Springs High School senior Leah Reed, along with her senior tennis teammates, have a more unique story that they will remember for years. Imagine having to practice on courts that were in bad shape. How about not having a single home tennis match in her entire…

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Chip Shots – Wide receiver verbals

Wide receiver verbals by Jim Buzzerd Last month West Virginia University 2021 football target, wide receiver J.J. Jones, narrowed his list to five schools and West Virginia was not among them. Jones plays for Myrtle Beach High school which is an area that WVU rarely recruits. Jones was a target because his father, Jon, played…

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Little League decides to suspend season

Little League decides to suspend season The Morgan County Little League has voted to suspend their 2020 season. League officials announced the move in a social media post last Friday, June 5. West Virginia’s governor had opened up the option for youth sports to go ahead under certain guidelines meant to reduce contact between individuals…

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Little League decides to suspend season

The Morgan County Little League has voted to suspend their 2020 season. League officials announced the move in a social media post last Friday, June 5. West Virginia’s governor had opened up the option for youth sports to go ahead under certain guidelines meant to reduce contact between individuals to protect against the spread of…

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State parks get trail grants for improvements

Governor Jim Justice and West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) Secretary Byrd White on Monday awarded 38 Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program grants, worth $7,414,975 in total, for projects in 27 West Virginia counties. The West Virginia Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program is administered by the WVDOT and funded by the Federal Highway…

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