Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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January 16, 2014

Area Calendar

BLUEFIELD —

INDOOR SOCCER

BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Southern West Virginia King’s Warriors, in conjunction with Bluefield College and United States Youth Futsal, is starting an indoor soccer league for boys, girls, men and women of all ages. Play begins Saturday, Jan. 25, with games in Bluefield, Va., and in Forest Hill, W.Va. Cost is $35 per player. Sign-ups close on Jan. 20. For more information and to register, visit www.wvkingswarriors.org.

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SOCCER

EAST RIVER — The East River Soccer Complex is currently taking registrations for the spring season for children, as young as 3, and adult leagues. The deadline is March 1. Forms can be found at www.eastriversoccer.com.

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BASKETBALL

PRINCETON — The Princeton Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for girls basketball ages 8-12 for grades 3-6 and boys middle school and high school basketball, ages 11-18 for grades 6-12. Fee is $35 until Feb. 9. Late registration is from Feb. 10-17 and fee is $40.

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BASEBALL

PRINCETON — The Princeton Rays will host a Major League Baseball bus trip on April 12 at Cincinnati’s Great American Ballpark with the Reds hosting Tampa Bay at 1:10 p.m. The cost is $105 per person, which includes transportation fees and game ticket. The first 20,000 people through the gates at that game will receive a Cincinnati Reds fleece blanket. The bus will leave at 6 a.m., and return after the game. All payments must be made by Feb. 28. For more information, contact the Princeton Rays' front office by e-mail at princetonrays@frontier.com or call 304-487-2000.

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LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL

PRINCETON — Greater Princeton Little League will hold yearly elections on Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Princeton Recreation Center. Contact Stanley Six for more information AT 304-425-5411.

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TAZEWELL, Va. — Tazewell Little League will be having sign-ups on Saturdays from Feb. 15 through April 1 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.. The fees are $15 for t-ball, $30 for Minor League and $35 for Major League. For more information, contact Amy Stiltner-Childress at 276-979-7567 or Sara White at 276-970-3950

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BOWLING LEAGUES

BLUEFIELD — The Area School Bowling League will begin Wednesday, January 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Mountaineer Bowling Lanes, Competition will be made up of high school and middle school teams of four bowling once a week through March 26. For more information, call 304-325-7037.   

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TABLE TENNIS

CHARLESTON — The Harry Sands Teams Table Tennis Tournament will be held at the Charleston Recreation Center on Saturday, Jan. 25. Teams must have at least three players. Cost is $30 per team. Every match will consist of two singles matches, then a double match followed by two more singles matches, if needed, in that order.  Once the team match is decided, play will stop for that match. Food and drinks will be provided by the Charleston Table Tennis Club, host of this annual event. For more information, visit tabletennischarlestonwv. com or email Dale Goff at dale.goff3 @ gmail.com or call him at 304-415-8685.

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5K RACE

BECKLEY — St. Luke Lutheran Church will conduct the Third Sweetheart 5K Run and Fun Run on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. at the church. All funds raised will go to Lutheran mission support. Entry fee includes long-sleeved race T-shirt and brunch. Registration is $15 before Feb. 5 and $20 on the day of the race. Kids fun run for ages 10 and under is free. For details about entering or being a sponsor, call 304-237-6492 or 304-920-5965.

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FISHING

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.

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WRESTLING CLUBS

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 304-960-5405.

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KARATE CLASSES

IAEGER — Beginner Karate classes are being taught at Gilbert Shotokan Karate Academy. Classes are for boys and girls, ages 8 and up, and will be held twice each week on Tuesday and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Family rates are available in addition to individual rates. Advanced Karate classes will also be taught on Tuesday and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. For more information, call Gehrig Justice at 304 664-3502 or visit gska.us.

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TWIRLING/DANCE CLASSES

PRINCETON — The Princeton Park and Recreation Center will host baton-twirling, pom-pom dance, and flag-twirling / color guard classes on Tuesday nights. Pom-pom dance class is open to ages 5 and up. Color guard is open to ages 9 and up. Cost is $30 per month. The first class is free. For details, call 304-887-4549.

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MAJORETTE/DANCE CLASSES

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.

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TENNIS LESSONS

BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Sarver Tennis Club at Sedgewood currently accepts enrollment for the 2013-2014 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.

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