Chip Shots – Down or Brown?

Down on Brown? by Jim Buzzerd With just over six minutes to go in West Virginia University’s opening football game at Pitt, the Mountaineers led 31-24. It was fourth down and less than a yard to go for a first down. West Virginia had already rushed for more yards against Pitt than anyone had all […]

Chip Shots – Game Time

Game time by Jim Buzzerd It’s time to stop wondering what is going on behind the scenes at West Virginia University football practices. As of Monday, we still don’t know a lot about the closed scrimmages and what not, but we won’t need to wait much longer to find out how head coach Neal Brown […]

Morgan County hosts disc golf tournaments

Disc golfers competed in the Magnolia area of Morgan County last weekend in the West Virginia Open Driven By Innova (AM) tournament. Organizers said 85 amateur contestants from the Mid-Atlantic region challenged the “brutal 4.5-mile long layout in searing temperatures” through the two-day tournament on August 27 and 28. Trophies and prizes were awarded in […]

Chip Shots – WVU in mock week mode

WVU in mock week mode by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University football team opens its season next Thursday night at Pitt, after an 11 year hiatus, and this week will serve as what head coach Neal Brown refers to as mock week, culminating with a mock game on Thursday. Mock week began Sunday and […]

Chip Shots – Doege

Doege by Jim Buzzerd A week ago, I was looking toward last Thursday’s first full scrimmage for the West Virginia University football team. My thinking was that we would get some intel on what is going on in the position battles. Well, the scrimmage has come and gone with no new depth chart released, so […]

Chip Shots – Week 1

Week 1 by Jim Buzzerd Week one of the West Virginia University’s fall football camp is in the books. As usual, media access to practice sessions is limited, so the following tidbits will also be limited. This coming Thursday will be the first full scale scrimmage and it will determine where many of the players […]

Lady Indians soccer ready for 2022 campaign

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs Lady Indians soccer team will be hitting the pitch this season with four returning seniors and an experienced mix of underclassmen. Right now the team has developed a good teamwork and friend- ship approach while practicing last week and during the preseason conditioning. The team has bonded and plan […]

Chip Shots – August 1

August 1 by Jim Buzzerd It’s been 50 years since August 1 had any real significance to me, but it is a date that will always remind me of the first day of football practice. Monday marked the 50-year anniversary of the first practice of my final season of organized football on August 1, 1972. […]

Chip Shots – Some Speculations

Some speculation by Jim Buzzerd About a month ago Pac 12 schools USC and UCLA, both Los Angeles schools, announced they were going to join the Big 10 conference. A year earlier Oklahoma and Texas announced they were going to the SEC. At the present time it is expected that the Big 12 will make […]

More Cacapon mountain bike trails to be built with $2.8 million federal rescue plan funds

The federal Economic Development Authority (EDA) has approved an application from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources to receive $2.8 million to build 35 miles of new mountain bike trails at Cacapon State Park. New trails will add to the 17 miles of mountain bike trails already at Cacapon, some new and some trails […]