Area Sports

Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   COVID wins again The West Virginia University Football Team was forced to cancel the preciously postponed game with Oklahoma last Saturday. The November 28 game was postponed because of COVID issues within the Oklahoma program. Last Thursday it was announced that the game with Oklahoma would be cancelled. The statement read:…

Read More

Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Slobber knocked When West Virginia University head football coach Neal Brown was hired 23 months ago his mantra for the program was ‘Trust the Climb.’ It’s kind of catchy and simple to understand. The climb seems to be what the program has been during Brown’s tenure, though some will argue that this…

Read More

Morris and Spielman named to All-State Volleyball Team

Last week a pair of Berkeley Springs High School volleyball players picked up all-state volleyball honors. Junior Ally Morris (setter) earned her second straight special honorable mention all-state honor. Senior Carlee Spielman (libero) earned her first honorable mention all-state honor.

Read More

Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Cutting to the chase Despite numerous teams dropping out of the Bad Boy Mowers Basketball Tournament the event was played. West Virginia University Mountaineers won the tournament with wins over South Dakota State, Virginia Commonwealth and Western Kentucky. The highly anticipated football matchup between the Mountaineers and Oklahoma scheduled for last Saturday…

Read More

Pandemic shuts down Chronic Wasting Disease testing in region

by Kate Evans The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) Chronic Wasting Disease testing was cancelled this year in this district on the first two days of buck season due to concerns about potential COVID-19 transmission to hunters and DNR staff at sampling stations. District 2 Division of Natural Resources wildlife biologist Rich Rogers…

Read More

Six Indian football players are named All PVC

by Jamie Harris This past week the Potomac Valley Conference Division 1 football team was announced. The Berkeley Springs Indians saw six of their players named to the All PVC team. The Tribe placed Peyton Thompson (running back), Evan Thompson (wide receiver), Ty’mir Ross (wide receiver) and Aaron Armentrout (offensive line) on the offense. Defensive…

Read More

BSHS Indians Football 2020 final stats

by Jamie Harris The 2020 fall football season ended a few weeks ago for the Berkeley Springs Indians varsity team. The Indians finished the covid fall season with a 3-4 record and a 19th ranking in the Class AA standings. Despite only playing seven games the Indians offense and defense had some stellar numbers this…

Read More

Chip Shots – A Couple Updates

A couple updates by Jim Buzzerd Last week it was mentioned here that the West Virginia University Basketball Team would open its season this Wednesday, November 25 at the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. It was also noted last week that the likelihood of this event…

Read More

Everyday Outdoors: Date of rifle season opener can change hunt

As West Virginia rifle season approaches, hunters are considering many different factors when deciding where and how they are going to hunt. Things like the weather, the mast crop, hunting pressure, etc. can all make a difference in what a hunter should do. One thing that I seldom hear mentioned is the date that opening…

Read More

Chip Shots

Jim Buzzerd Getting busy next week Fans of West Virginia University athletics will have a fine viewing schedule next week beginning on Thanksgiving Eve. That’s when the Mountaineer basketball team will kick off the season by taking on Texas A&M in the first game of the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic in Sioux Falls, South…

Read More