Shepherdstown Chronicle sportsen-usMon, 22 Jul 2019 03:24:45 EDTMon, 22 Jul 2019 03:24:45 EDT summer day of watching nature on the Potomac -- Our neighbor, the Potomac River, has made a remarkable recovery from the years it had to struggle with pollution that limited its viability as both a source of game fishing and water sports for people trying to enjoy swimming or...Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDTBald eagles take flight near Shepherdstown -- Shade your eyes. Crane your neck and look up high into a tree at a very large bird nest constructed of sticks, branches and pieces of wood.Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDTWhen cow pasture baseball carried the day -- The bats had been repaired with tar tape and nails. Those bats weren't made by Louisville Slugger or Adirondack, but were bought at a hardware store instead.Wed, 19 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDTFamiliar teams chase more state titles -- St. Albans, Hurricane and Wheeling Park return to Charleston again in search of baseball immortality. All three teams were there at last year's state tournament and only Hedgesville is a new face and different from 2018 field.Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 EDT10th Annual Harpers Ferry Half Marathon held Saturday FERRY -- Runners participated on Saturday in the 10th Annual Harpers Ferry Half Marathon, completing the course that included a path from River Riders, through School House Ridge, the Murphy Farm and into and around Bolivar and Harpers Ferry.Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 EDT