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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Odds and ends In a few hours Clemson and LSU will be playing for the NCAA College Football Championship. The defending champion Tigers of Clemson are currently a six-point underdog to the Tigers of LSU. Personally, I don’t have a Tiger in this hunt, but most of the time I trend to…

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Pirates fall at home to Harman

by Jamie Harris This past Saturday, January 4 the gym at Paw Paw High School was buzzing as they hosted a varsity boys and girls basketball game against Harman. Harman was able to pick up the 60-40 win over the Pirates behind a strong first half. Harman led 15-6 at the end of the first…

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Frankfort & Grafton take wins over Indians

by Jamie Harris This past Friday and Saturday, January 3 and 4, the Berkeley Springs Indians hosted a pair of sectional opponents at Berkeley Springs High School. Despite playing in the cozy confines of their home gym the Indians dropped both games to Frankfort and Grafton to fall to 4-5 on the season. On Friday,…

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Chip Shots – Missed opportunity

by Jim Buzzerd Missed opportunity The West Virginia University basketball team had a chance to make a statement after knocking off second ranked Ohio State last week then traveling to third ranked Kansa last Saturday. Sadly, for Mountaineers fans, and predictably, things did not fall the Mountaineers’ way in Lawrence. WVU lost the game 60-53,…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Tough stretch for the Buckeyes Saturday night 13-0 Ohio State met 13-0 Clemson in the second semi final of the College Football Playoff.  LSU had already manhandled Oklahoma 63-28, but the second game between the Buckeyes and Tigers was a barnburner 29-23 win  by Clemson that was sealed with a late game…

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Lady Indians basketball pick up wins

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Varsity Basketball Team picked up three wins out of four games during the holiday break. December 19 Berkeley Springs hosted Grace Academy out of Hagerstown, Md. The Lady Indians were able to secure the 42-36 win behind sophomore Harly Didawick’s 13 points and 10 rebounds.…

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Paw Paw picks up win over Union

by Jamie Harris The Paw Paw Pirates Varsity Boys’ Basketball Team kicked off their season hosting the Union Tigers last Friday, December 13. Both schools were ready to jump start their season unfortunately for the visitors from Grant County the Pirates were hitting on all cylinders. In the first quarter, Paw Paw outscored Union 19-14.…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Signing day and basketball West Virginia University football coach Neal Brown will sign his first recruiting class today, the 18th of December as 16 prospects are expected to sign with the Mountaineers in the early signing period. WVU will round out the recruiting season in February during the traditional signing period. The…

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Lady Indians take 40-32 win over Hancock

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians hosted the Hancock Lady Panthers at the friendly confines of the Berkeley Springs High School gym last Friday, December 6. It was not only the season opener for the Tribe, but also another rivalry game between the two neighboring schools that is coined the “Battle…

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Chip Shots

Jim Buzzerd Several points The West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Team lost its first game of the season last Saturday losing 70-68 to St. John’s in Madison Square Garden. The loss leaves the Mountaineers with a 7-1 record with home games this week against Austin Peay on Thursday and Nicholls State on Saturday. WVU will…

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