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by Jim Buzzerd Phil wins! Fifty may be the new 40, but by professional golf standards the age of 50 is considered old. Old enough, in fact, that once a player reaches the age of 50, he can play on the Senior Tour. Well, it used to be called the Senior Tour, but it became…

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Indians JV softball continues strong season

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians JV Softball Team has been picking up some impressive wins this spring. The JV team rallied from a 5-0 deficit to beat Hampshire 10-7 last Thursday, May 13. Leading the way against the Trojans were Ocean Clatterbuck (single, run and RBI), Jayda Thompson (single, run,…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Carter gets a chance Admittedly, I’ve been losing interest in professional sports as the years have passed. I still watch many of the NFL games, but with much less enthusiasm than before. Major League Baseball can bore me to tears, but I still tune in for parts of the post season. I…

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Indians baseball edges Grafton 4-3

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Varsity Baseball Team hit the road for the trip to Taylor County and Grafton High School last Saturday, May 8. The Indians were looking to pick up win number three of the season. In the first inning the Indians jumped out to a 2-0 lead as…

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Carson Stotler earns National Honor Society scholarship

by Kate Evans Berkeley Springs High School senior Carson Stotler was chosen as a 2021 National Honor Society Scholarship national semifinalist and will receive a $3,200 scholarship toward his college education Stotler was selected from nearly 10,000 applicants for the award. National Honor Society Scholarship recipients are chosen based on four criteria- scholarship or academic…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd NFL Draft The NFL Draft took place over three days last weekend and just one West Virginia University football player was selected. Linebacker Tony Fields was the only Mountaineer picked in the 2021 NFL Draft, which concluded with the final four rounds Saturday. He was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the…

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Keyser rolls by Lady Indians in softball

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Softball Team hosted Keyser in a key sectional game on Tuesday, April 27. The winner would pick up some much needed advantage in the future sectional championships. In the first inning Berkeley Springs jumped out to a 2-0 lead. Keyser tied the game in the…

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Fincham captures PVC Tennis Championship

by Jamie Harris The new tennis courts at Warm Springs Middle School campus were busy last week as Berkeley Springs High School hosted the 2021 PVC championships on Saturday, April 24. With Frankfort, Keyser, Moorefield and Petersburg in attendance it was a battle for Potomac Valley supremacy. Junior Haden Fincham was the only Berkeley Springs…

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Chip Shots

Brown and Gold-Blue thoughts While awaiting the decisions of three or four West Virginia University basketball players on whether they intend to return to WVU for another season or turn pro, spring football drills have come and gone. Spring football culminated Saturday with the annual Gold-Blue game. The game was streamed on ESPN+ which was…

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