Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 11, 2012

Regional sports calendar

Compiled by Daily Telegraph sports staff
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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RICHLANDS, Va. — The Richlands Basketball Bash will be held on Jan. 25-27 at Southwest Virginia Community College. The boys and girls tournament will include two divisions for grades 4-5 and 6-7. There is a two-game guarantee with an entry fee of $100. For more information, contact John Boyd at 276-356-2405 or email jonboyd @tazewell.


WARDELL, Va. — The SWVA Winter Shootout II will be held on Jan. 12-13 at Southwest Virginia Community College. Divisions include 6th and 7th grade girls and 4th and 5th grade girls and boys. The tournament includes a three-game guarantee and is limited to the first six teams in each division. Entry fee is $125 per team. For details, contact Jeff Hurst at 276-971-7218 or Brandon Smith at 276-971-1601.



EAST RIVER — East River Soccer Association is currently accepting signups for adult league fall soccer. Cost is $50 per player. Players can register as individuals or form their own teams. More information and forms may be found at www. eastriversoccer. com or people may contact 304-922-4996.



WELCH — Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 inductees into the McDowell County Sports Hall of Fame. Twelve former coaches, players and supporters will be inducted in May. Ballots may be acquired from the Welch Lions Club, any of the area chairmen or by printing a form off Facebook from the Mighty Welch Lions Clubs Hall of Fame site. Committee chairmen include Fred Schrom, Leroy Johnson, Jerry Horne, Gary Dove and Troy Hawks. Forms can also be sent to the Welch Lions Club, Box 97, Welch, W.Va. 24801. Any questions should be addressed to any of the area chairmen or a member of the Welch Lions Club. The deadline for ballots to be accepted is Jan. 31, 2013.



PRINCETON — The 41st annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest in Princeton will take place on Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Princeton Rec Center, conducted locally by Princeton Elks Lodge 1459. Signups start at 2 p.m. with the contest starting at 2:30. The event is free. Boys and girls, 8-13 years old, will compete separately in one of three age groups. Contest winners will be eligible for a regional state competition on Jan. 12 in Huntington. For more information, contact Hoop Shoot director Rick Miller at 304-487-6561 or the lodge at 304-425-4220.



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.



PRINCETON — The Concord University women’s soccer and cheerleading teams are teaming up to hold a fundraiser Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at Chili’s restaurant on Oakvale Road in Princeton. To help support these programs, bring a flyer, available from the athletic department, with you during the designated hours and present it with your bill. The restaurant will then donate 10 percent of the check to the programs. Contact cheerleading coach Sara Blankenship at blankenshipsl @ or 304-384-5976 for more details.



ATHENS — The Concord University women’s soccer coaching staff will host an ID camp for current high school juniors and seniors Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at Callaghan Stadium. Attendees will experience training at the collegiate level. Cost is $20. Pizza will be provided for lunch. A registration form may be found at cumountainlions. com. For more details, contact CU assistant coach Amanda Malkiewicz at 304-384-5118 or email coachmalk@ concord. edu.



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.