Berkeley Springs girls soccer team began the year on August 17 in Keyser. Playing shorthanded, the Tribe still managed to salvage a 2-2 tie with the Golden Tornado. Corrie Riffle and Jordan Reedy each scored one goal and added one assist apiece to help the Indians gain the tie.
It is almost here. The highly anticipated football season of the West Virginia Mountaineers that is. The Mountaineers will open at home this Saturday against Western Michigan, a team favored to win the Mid American Conference. It would appear that there will be no more sneaking up on people. College football people all know about West Virginia now.
There is a lot of buzz around the boys soccer team this year and for good reason. After destroying Keyser 10-1 in the season opener, Berkeley Springs shut out Petersburg 6-0 to open their home season on Thursday, August 23.
Berkeley Springs High School Varsity Football Team, coming off a 5-5 season, is preparing to improve on last year and hopefully gain a spot in the post season playoffs. Head coach Angelo Luvara, entering his seventh season as Berkeley Springs head coach, feels his team can be successful and believes a lot hinges on winning the close games.
Things were rolling along with West Virginia University's football team last week. Fall camp was coming to a close and there was evidence that the Mountaineer defense was making strides. WVU was ranked sixth by the coaches and the sportswriters ranked them third. Sports Illustrated came to the newsstands with WVU running back Steve Slaton on the cover. The same cover showed that publication had ranked the Mountaineers fourth.
"Hail to the Victors" is one of the most famous fight songs in college football. The familiar refrain can be heard bellowing through the stands of Michigan Stadium on crisp autumn afternoons. This season "Hail to the Victors" might be heard well into January, as the Michigan Wolverines, loaded on offense, make a run at a conference and national title.
The Berkeley Springs High School Golf Team opened their 2007 golf season on Tuesday, July 31, at the Woods Resort in Hedgesville. The Indians, one of five teams competing in the Tri-County Tournament, finished in fourth place.