Area Sports

Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Konate This is sort of old news, but the basketball career of Sagaba Konate at West Virginia University officially came to an end on June 21 when the Mali native signed a free agent contract with the Toronto Raptors.The signing came on the morning after the NBA draft after the shot…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Recruiting I don’t talk about the recruitment of high school athletes to colleges very often, but today I have a few thoughts to share. Football recruiting is a big deal these days and has become an industry unto itself with websites and other publications charging subscription fees for their coverage. Rivals…

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Chip Shots – Spieth

by Jim Buzzerd Spieth Anyone catch Jordan Spieth raking his caddie, Michael Greller, over the coals during the first round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach last Thursday? Spieth was playing the eighth hole when he hit his tee shot too far and it rolled off a cliff and presumably into the ocean. He…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd No golf for Washington This isn’t likely news to those of you who follow professional golf, but I missed the news that the Quicken Loans National Golf Tournament has left the area. Tiger Woods and his foundation saved golf in D.C. in 2007 when he brought the AT&T National to Congressional Country…

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2019 Morgan Messenger & Hancock News All Area Softball Team

by Jamie Harris & Bill Sterner The sports writers from The Morgan Messenger and The Hancock News partner  with the area high school head coaches and athletic directors from Berkeley Springs High School, Hancock High School and Paw Paw High School to select an All-Area Team for varsity sports programs that the schools compete in.…

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Golf tournament to benefit high school golf team

The Berkeley Springs High School second annual Cacapon Golf Classic will be held Saturday, June 29 as a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. for the four person team event and all proceeds will go towards the BSHS golf team. Registration fee includes food, beverage, goodie bag and door prize eligibility.…

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Girls basketball camp June 17-18

The Berkeley Springs High School Girls Basketball Team is hold a training camp as a  fundraiser on Monday and Tuesday, June 17 and 18 for girls grades six through 12. Registration is Monday at  8:30 a.m. in the high school gym.  Camp starts at 9 a.m.  and goes through 3 p.m. Lunch break is noon…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd   Not ready for prime time The table was set for the West Virginia University Baseball Team in Morgantown last weekend. The Mountaineers were hosting a NCAA regional for the first time in 64 years and fans responded by selling out the event in 15 minutes according to reports. Coach Randy Mazey…

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