Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 12, 2014

Regional sports calendar

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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. Games are scheduled in Bluefield, Va., and in Forest Hill, W.Va. Cost is $35 per player. For more information and to register, visit



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



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.



BLUEFIELD — The West Virginia ICE AAU travel basketball team will host tryouts on Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Herb Sims Youth Center at the Bluefield Parks & Recreation Department. Tryouts for 6th graders will begin at 2 p.m., with 7th graders starting at 3. All students should bring a copy of their birth certificates with them.


BLUEFIELD — The West Virginia ICE March Madness Basketball Tournament will be held on March 28-30 at the Herb Sims Youth Center and other local gymnasiums. Boys and girls divisions, grades 3-12. The fee is $150 per team, with a two-game guarantee. Entry deadline is March 18. For more information, contact Tony Webster at (304) 325-9653 or Jim Pettus at (304) 888-6370. Webster can also be reached at



BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield Beavers baseball team will host a pancake breakfast at Applebees in Bluefield, Va. on Feb. 15 from 8-10 p.m. All funds will benefit the BHS baseball program.



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 or call 304-487-2000.



PRINCETON — Greater Princeton Little League baseball and softball signups begin Saturday  Feb. 15 and Sunday Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and take place the next three weekends during that time period for ages 4-15. The GPLL welcomes this year all former Peterstown Area Little league players and coaches. For further information contact Stanley Six at 304-425-5411.


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



CEDAR BLUFF, Va. — The 1 “Dog” ARod 5K Run/Walk will be held on Feb. 22 starting at the Town Square in Cedar Bluff. The registration starts at 9 a.m., with the race begining at 10. There is a “Dog Sled” class, in which runners and walkers can be accompanied by their dogs, and a “Runner” class without pets. Prizes will go to the top 3 overall runners, and the top 3 in each of 10 age groups for men and women. The cost is $25 for 5K before Feb. 12, and $30 from Feb. 13-22. For more information, call Angie Johnson at (276) 202-6506. or email


PRINCETON — The 2nd Annual Sam White 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, May 3, beginning at 8 a.m. at Burke Memorial Baptist Church.

Benefiting the Sam White Family Foundation and the Tiger Athletic Foundation, the cost is $25 for pre-registration or $35 on the day of the race. Awards will be presented to the top overall male and female winners, along with the top three runners in five different age groups. The first $1,000 raised will fund a scholarship for a PSHS student, and the remainder will go toward a college fund for White’s children. White is a former coach at Princeton and PikeView who died in November of 2012.  To register, visit Those interested in serving as sponsors for $100 apiece should contact Randy Peek at 304-920-7335 or Randy Wilson at 304-922-2149.



WELCH — The McDowell County Sports Hall of Fame is looking for donations to assist with its induction ceremony slated for June 8 at Mount View High School. The 10 newest members of the shrine will be announced soon. To learn more about making a tax-deductible donation or to nominate candidates for the 2015 class, contact the Welch Lions Club Hall of Fame at P.O. Pox 197, Welch, W.Va., 24801 or call Wayne Hicks at (304) 436-2562.



NORTH CHARLESTON — The Charleston Table Tennis Club is hosting the West Virginia State Championship Table Tennis Tournament on Feb. 22 at the North Charleston Recreation Center. The round-robin tournament includes an open division, Division A, Division B and a Doubles Division. Entries are limited to West Virginia residents, students who attend school in the state, past WV Table Tennis Championship winners, members of the Ashland, Ky., table tennis club and invited players. Entry cost is $30 for the singles division or $30 per doubles team. Entry forms may be found at tabletennischarlestonwv. com or by sending an email to If potential entrants have questions, contact Dale Goff at 304-415-8685.



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 304-960-5405.



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



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.



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 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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