Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

August 7, 2013

Regional sports calendar

Compiled by Daily Telegraph sports staff
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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FOOTBALL MEETING

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield Middle School football will have equipment handout at the school on Aug. 8 and 9 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Practice will begin Aug. 12 from 3:15 to 5:30 daily. Participants must have proof of insurance and a 2013 physical.

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PREP SOCCER

PRINCETON — Princeton Senior High School will host the preseason Kick-a-Rama on Aug. 16-17 at the school. Among the teams involved will be boys and girls teams from Princeton, Bluefield, Pikeview, Mercer Christian, Shady Spring, Oak Hill, Wyoming East and the Kings Warriors. The action will run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 16, and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Aug. 17.

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CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

BLUEFIELD, Va. — A co-ed softball tournament will take place at the Bluefield (Va.) Little League fields on Aug. 24-25, sponsored by the Bluefield Blaze 11U boys’ baseball team. Entry fee is $200 per team. For details, call Becky Spencer at 276-245-2745 or Mike Fowler at 276-970-5202.

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FOOTBALL TICKETS

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Season tickets for the Bluefield College Rams are currently available through BCRams.com or at the Bluefield College athletic offices beginning on Aug. 19. Bluefield has four games at Mitchell Stadium this season, beginning with a Sept. 21 tilt against Kentucky Christian. The cost is $25 for adults and $10 for students through 12th grade. Season ticket purchasers will receive a free Bluefield College football t-shirt. Individual tickets were $7 for adults and $3 for students through 12th grade.

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 CLUB PICNIC

BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Triangle Sportsmen’s Club annual picnic will be Saturday, Aug, 10, with food being served at 4 p.m. Activities include horseshoes and archery, with 22 competitions are being planned, and door prizes will be awarded. Only the upper range will be available on Aug. 10 to those who choose not to attend the picnic. The food will be catered by the Mayflower Restaurant. For more information, contact Wayne Blevins at 276-322-3804.

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BASEBALL CAMP

ATHENS — Concord University baseball team will host a one-day camp on Aug. 14 from 1-5 p.m. at Anderson Field. Cost is $75. The camp is for players 14 years old and to those athletes participating in junior college baseball. For more information, visit http:// collegebaseballcamps. com/culions or contact Andrew Wright at coachwright @ concord.edu or by calling 304-384-5332.

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VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS

PRINCETON — A one-day tryout for all girls interested in playing volleyball at Princeton Senior High School will be held on Aug. 12 from 4-7:30 pm in the school gym. Participants must bring a completed physical form and a copy of insurance card on the day of tryouts. For more information, contact Coach Leslie Graham at 304-920-6252.

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HINTON — Girls interested in trying out for volleyball at Summers County High School are to report to the high school gym on Aug. 12, 13 and 14 at 6 p.m. each day. All girls trying out must have a completed WVSSAC physical form and a completed insurance verification form. These forms are available at the high school. Any questions should be directed to coach Kelsey Brewer at 304-575-7365.

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SOCCER LEAGUES

EAST RIVER — Adult league soccer signups are going on now. Information may be found on www. eastriversoccer. com or contact Michelle Dye at 304-921-4996.

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EAST RIVER — The East River Soccer Association is currently taking registrations for fall recreation leagues for ages, 3 to adult. All recreation league players are guaranteed to play at least 50 percent of each game. The cost is $50. Visit www.eastriversoccer.com for forms or contact Michelle Dye at 304-921-4996 for more information.

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GOLF TOURNAMENTS

HONAKER, Va. — The Honaker High School football team will be hosting its annual golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Greenway Golf Course in Glade Spring. Registration starts at 8 a.m., with tee times beginning at 9 a.m. Hole sponsorships are $100. The entry fee is $260 for a four-man team. Several prizes will be awarded, including closest to the pin and the long drive contest. The first place team splits $300, and $200 for the second place team. For more information, contact Doug Hubbard at 276-202-2552.

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BLUEFIELD — Bluefield State College’s men’s basketball team will host its inaugural golf tournament, Sept. 6 at Fincastle on the Mountain. Cost per four-person team is $300, with individual player cost $75. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:00. Prizes will be awared fr the top three teams, longest drive and closest to the pin. For more information call 304-327-4207 or e-mail jjackson@bluefieldstate.edu.

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CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS

GLENWOOD — Glenwood Middle School will be holding a three day clinic on Aug. 12-14 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., for cheer tryouts. Before being allowed to participate, students must turn in a completed physical on an approved WVSSAC form, proof of medical insurance and a copy of state birth certificate, and must have a 2.0 average. For more information, contact Coach Carolyn Edwards at 304-952-7892.

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PRINCETON — Princeton Middle School cheerleading tryouts take place on Aug. 12-14 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Participants must have completed a WVSSAC physical form, proof of insurance, birth certificate and a 2.0 GPA. For more information, call Coach Susan Prince at 304-921-6100.

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GARDNER — The PikeView Middle School cheerleading program will conduct clinic days on Aug. 12-14 from 4 to 6 p.m. Tryouts are Thursday, Aug. 15, at 6 p.m. Participants in clinic and tryouts must have a current physical, proof of insurance and a copy of birth certificate. A parent meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 in the school cafeteria. For more information, contact Stephanie Terry at 304-920-6524 or at sdterry @ access.k12. wv.us.

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FOOTBALL FAN DAY

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University will host its annual Fan Day on Sunday, Aug. 11, in Caperton Indoor Practice Facility starting at 1 p.m. Gates will open 12:45 p.m. Head coach Dana Holgorsen and WVU players will sign autographs and visit with f ans from 1-3 p.m.  

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GOLF LESSONS

BLUEFIELD — “Get Golf Ready” with PGA Golf Professional Vic Sorrell will be held every Saturday morning at the East River Driving Range from 10 a.m.-noon. The cost is $20, which includes range balls. For a complete schedule of clinics, contact the East River Driving Range at 304-308-7183.

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FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

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 email CoachEricPhipps @ gmail.com or Elliott Joyce at 276-971-1731 or at bernard.joyce @ vadoc. virginia.gov.

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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 304-320-2496.

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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 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Family rates are available in addition to individual rates.Advanced Karate classes will be taught on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30. For more information, call Gehrig Justice at 304 664-3502 or visit gska.us.

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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.

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ARCHERY

BLACKSBURG, Va. — The Triangle 3D Archery Shoot will be held at Triangle Bowhunters Club at 1250 Burley Lane on Sunday, Aug. 18. Registration is from 9 a.m.-noon. The fee is $12 for adults and $6 for youth. For more information, call 540-320-0925 or email James.Overfelt@vfaa.org.

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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 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, contact Matthew Sarver at 304-920-7817 or 304-888-6075.

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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.

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ADULT TENNIS LEAGUE

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.

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