Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Sports calendar

June 1, 2013

Regional sports calendar





BLUEFIELD — Registration is still ongoing for the 15th season of the Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour. The schedule includes four golf academies and seven tournaments for boys and girls, up to age 18. The application fee is $25 and includes a BRJGT cap and golf accessories and a current USGA rule book. The academies begin in May, with tournament play slated for June and July. For more information, call 276-326-2089 or visit www. brjgt. com.



BLUEFIELD, Va. — “Get Golf Ready” with PGA Golf Professional Vic Sorrell will be held every Saturday morning beginning on June 1 at the East River Driving Range from 10 a.m.-noon. The first lessons will involve “The Preswing Fundamentals.” It is free of charge for anyone who is interested. For a complete schedule of clinics, contact the East River Driving Range at 304-308-7183.



TAZEWELL, Va. — The Bulldog Bash men’s softball tournament will be held on June 15 at Lincolnshire Park. There is a $150 entry fee. There is a limit of five home runs per game, and teams should provde 40-core classic M softballs. For more information, contact Eric Boyd at 304-888-2457.


PILGRIM’S KNOB, Va. — The Twin Valley Basketball Boosters will be sponsoring a Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tournament at Keen Mountain Park on Saturday, June 15, beginning at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 per player for the double-elimination tournament. For details, contact Brian Moore at 276-935-4360 or 276-259-7818.



RICHLANDS, Va. — The 2nd Annual Big Blue Bash football tournament will be held on Nov. 9-10 at Ernie Hicks Stadium. Age divisions include 8u, 9u, 10u, 11u, and 12u.  Entry fee will be 175 per team, and $150 for any team after that from the same organization. There is a two-game guarantee, with a good chance for a third and fourth game. For more information, contact at Eric Phipps at 276-245-5273 or or Elliott Joyce at 276-971-1731 or at



PRINCETON — Any former Princeton Senior High School football players interested in playing in an alumni football game are urged to register at or call Jason Taylor at (304) 920-8791.



PRINCETON — All Princeton Middle School students interested in playing soccer are encouraged to attend the WVSSAC three-week mandated “Soccer Free Play” beginning on June 13 from 6-7:30 p.m. Students must have physicals to participated dated after June 1. For more information, contact Robbie Fix at 304-922-8029.



BLUEFIELD — The “Hillbilly Bassmasters” fishing club is currently accepting new members. The organization holds about 10 fishing tournaments each year. For more information, contact Ron Gillespie at (276) 970-1355.



BLUEFIELD — The Forza Wrestling club is now taking applications for boys and girls, K-12, interested in the sport of wrestling. The club practices and participates in matches all year round. For more information, contact David Trigg at 304-320-2496.



IAEGER — Gilbert Shotokan Karate Academy in Iaeger is offering adult karate classes on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30-9:30. Youth (7-12) classes are Tuesday and Thursday at 5 p.m. and Monday at 7:30. Kids class (6 and under) is Monday at 5 p.m. Women’s Self-Defense classes are Wednesday at 7:30 to 8:30. Instructor is Gehrig Justice (2nd Dan). The dojo’s phone number is 304-938-2411.



PRINCETON — The Princeton Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting new members for the Silverettes Majorette class and dance class. Classes are on Tuesday evenings, with majorettes from 5:30 to 6:30 and dance from 6:30 to 7:30. The first class is free. For more information, call Crystale Farmer at 304-887-4549 or the Princeton Recreation Center at 304-487-5040.



BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Sarver Tennis Club at Sedgewood currently accepts enrollment for the 2012-2013 school term Junior Tennis Program. Also, private lesson appointments are available on a limited basis. Seasonal memberships can be purchased (Sept. 1-May 31) as well. The Tennis Club operates under the direction of Matthew Sarver, USPTR and Steve Sarver, USPTA, USPTR.  For additional information and to register, please contact Matthew Sarver at 304-920-7817 or 304-888-6075.


PRINCETON — Wayne Redman, a USPTA professional in Princeton, will giving lessons and clinics. For more info, call Redman at 304-487-6606 or 304-952-8447.



PRINCETON — An adult tennis league is now being held at the Princeton Senior High School courts. Singles are held on Tuesday, with doubles on Thursday. The co-ed league is open to all ages and playing levels. Loaner racquets are available for newcomers. A 10-and-under league will be developed in the spring. For more information, call 888-775-7075.


Sports calendar items should be submitted through or mail to P.O. Box 1599, Bluefield, WV 24701. Calendar items will run as space permits.

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