Area Sports

Paw Paw Lady Pirates drop two

by Jamie Harris The Paw Paw Lady Pirates Basketball Team dropped a pair of games this past week. The Lady Pirates traveled to East Hardy and lost 41-24 on Wednesday, February 13. Paw Paw was led by Megan Brown (11 points), Alexis Barker (six points), Elizabeth Henderson (three points), Courtney Moreland (two points) and Marissa…

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Peyton Thompson captures Class A/AA Region I Championship

by Jamie Harris This past weekend the Berkeley Springs High School Indians Wrestling Team sent five wrestlers to Fairmont for the WV Class A/AA Region I Championships. Each wrestler had their own quest in mind of a top four finish in their respective weight classes. A top four placement punches the wrestler’s ticket to the…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Getting worse Last week I tried to be optimistic about the West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Team. They had just beaten Oklahoma on Saturday behind a 25-point breakout game by freshman Brandon Knapper, so the thinking was that maybe that win and Knapper’s performance could give WVU some life and allow…

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Tribe upsets Frankfort behind Barkley brothers 44 point night

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School gym was a rowdy place last Tuesday, January 29 when the Frankfort Falcons came to town to play the Tribe. Earlier in the season Frankfort handed the Indians a 30 point loss. The Tribe and Falcons finished the first quarter tied at 17-17. Berkeley Springs was led…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Mutterings So, it’s Monday morning after the Super Bowl that really wasn’t all that super unless you’re a New England fan. If you’re like me and had no dog in the fight, you may have preferred the Rams to take down quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick who have combined…

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Tribe picks up win over Clear Spring, 55-42

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Varsity Basketball Team picked up another impressive win last Monday, January 21. The Indians defeated the visiting Clear Spring Blazers 55-42 in the friendly confines of the Berkeley Springs gym. The Blazers took an 11-6 first quarter lead. In the second quarter the Tribe got rolling…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Just leave it in! Well, the West Virginia University Basketball Team continues to struggle mightily, and new WVU head football coach Neal Brown is busy shoring up, not only the final spots of 2019 recruiting class, but also the final three spots of his coaching staff. Since there is a week to…

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Tribe basketball defeats Hancock and Petersburg

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Boys Varsity Basketball Team picked up two impressive wins this past week at home over Hancock and Petersburg. Both wins came at a needed time for Tribe head coach Chad Brinegar and his  team. The Tribe hosted the Hancock Panthers in the Battle of the Potomac…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Finally, a win The West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Team went to Fort Worth, Texas last Tuesday and were administered a 31 point beating by the TCU Horned Frogs which left the Mountaineers in the Big 12 basement with a 0-5 record in conference play.  In the first four conference losses…

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Tribe blows out Hyndman, falls to Frankfort and Keyser

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Varsity Boys’ Basketball Team went 1-2 in games played  last week. With two road contests and one home event the Tribe was looking to continue to build on the 2018-19 season. The Tribe ventured to Short Gap on Friday, January 4, for a contest with the…

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