Area Sports

Sara Veara places fourth at WV Girls Golf State Championships

by Jamie Harris The golf team at Berkeley Springs High School was represented at the WV Girls State Golf Championships by junior Sara Veara last Tuesday, September 2. The event was played at the Mingo Bottom Golf Club in Elizabeth and 56 lady golfers took on the challenge of the 18 hole course. Veara shot…

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Positive COVID-19 case benches Berkeley Springs volleyball

by KATE EVANS Morgan County Schools reported in a letter posted on Facebook that they and the Berkeley-Morgan County Health Department have received confirmation that an individual associated with the Berkeley Springs High School volleyball team has tested positive for COVID-19. Additional team members have been tested for the virus with results pending. Those identified as…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzer Wanted some news I waited as long as I could to be able to talk about the West Virginia University Football Team’s depth chart for next Saturday’s season opener with Eastern Kentucky. I also have been anxiously awaiting the announcement of just where that game will be found on television. As of…

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Indians golf team finishes fourth

by Jamie Harris The Cacapon State Park Golf Course was buzzing with high school golf last Thursday, August 27. Eleven teams from the Eastern Panhandle and also out of Class AA Region I made the trek to compete. The event gave the Region I teams a chance to play on the course that will be…

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Jordin DeMarinis named WV Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

Jordin DeMarinis has been a lifelong member of The Boys & Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle’s Morgan County Unit since her first day of kindergarten.  She has continued to grow up in the club by being a mentor, friend and role model to many other members. She is an active keystone member where she…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Fanless We’re one week closer to the West Virginia University Football Team’s Saturday, September 12 season opener against Eastern Kentucky and the game is still a go. I say it like that because in the midst of this pandemic, one has to consider that the plug on the season, or some games,…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Bizzerd Big 10 fallout Last week the Big 10 Conference decided to postpone fall sports, which obviously includes football and the Big 10 is arguably the richest college football conference in the country. As expected, the Pac 12 followed suit by postponing its fall seasons. There doesn’t seem to be much fallout from…

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Morgan County schools fall sports practice schedules

by Jamie Harris Barring any changes from the WVSSAC the fall sports season of 2020-2021 will kick-off on Monday, August 17. All Morgan County  Middle School and  High School student athletes in grades six through 12 are reminded that they must have a WVSSAC physical and a 2.0 GPA (from the second semester from the…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Getting down to it The Mid-American conference has decided to not play football this fall. The original sentence included the Big 10 as a second FBS conference that has cancelled football this fall. Monday media types were Tweeting that the Big 10 presidents were ready to cancel the season or postpone it…

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Clear Spring takes West County Championship at Kirkwood

Hancock Little League and Clear Spring Little League faced off in the “West County Classic Championship” on Friday, July 31 at Kirkwood Park, following a two-round single elimination playoff. Hancock was the Host League, and pitted their Major League “Town Hill Auto Sale’s Nationals” against Clear Spring’s “Western Cary Building Products Orioles.” Both teams have…

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