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July 30, 2013

Sports calendar for Tuesday, July 30, 2013

— FOOTBALL MEETINGS

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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GARDNER — The PikeView football team will host an organizational meeting on Thursday (Aug. 1) at 6 p.m. at the school. All players and parents are urged to attend. Equipment will be distributed on Aug. 2 from 9-11 a.m.  Practice will begin on Aug. 5 at 8 a.m.

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HINTON — Summers County will begin football practice on Monday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Equipment will be issued on Thursday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m. All athletes must bring a complete WVSSAC physical form and proof of insurance. Contact Nathan Tanner at 540-922-2388.

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CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield Middle School cheerleading camp will take place Monday through Friday, Aug. 5-9, from 9 a.m. to noon. Proof of insurance and a completed physical form are required. For more information, contact the school at 304-325-2481.

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PRINCETON — Cheerleading tryouts for Princeton Senior High School will be Aug. 5-7, from 9 a.m.-noon at the school. Interested persons must provide a completed WVSSAC physical form, birth certificate, and proof of insurance. For more information, call Patti Smith at 304-887-3805.

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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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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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CROSS COUNTRY

GARDNER — PikeView High School and middle school cross country practice will begin on Monday, Aug. 5, at 6:30 p.m. Students should meet at the high school with a completed physical form and proof of insurance. For physical forms or other information, contact Coach Gary Bailey at 304-920-7506 or e-mail at glbailey@access.k12.wv.us

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GOLF TEAM SIGNUPS

HINTON — Students interested in playing golf at Summers County High School are to report to the Willowwood Golf Course at 4 p.m. on Aug. 5 for practice. All students 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 Doug Trail at 304-660-4026.

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YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC

PRINCETON — The 17th annual Princeton Rays Youth Baseball Clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday (Aug. 3) at Hunnicutt Field. The clinic is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 15. Instructors will be P-Rays manager Danny Sheaffer, his coaching staff, and several P-Rays players. Kids will be instructed in all facets of baseball and an autograph session will follow the clinic. Each attendee will receive a clinic tee-shirt, a bobblehead doll of a member of the Tampa Bay Rays and free admission to the P-Rays’ home game that same evening versus the Burlington Royals. Fee for the clinic is $30 per child. Registration will also be accepted on the morning of the clinic. For further questions, or to request a registration form, contact the Rays at princetonrays @frontier. com or call 304-487-2000.

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BASKETBALL CAMP

BLUEFIELD — A basketball camp for boys and girls will be held on July 29-Aug. 1 at the Greater Bluefield Community Center, each day from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost is $50. Instructors will include Bluefield College assistant coach and former NBA player Keith Jennings and Bluefield Beavers’ girls basketball coach Tony Mallamaci. For more information, call Call 304-325-5707 or 304-589-5613.

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TENNIS CAMP

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield State tennis coach Louie Belt will host a second Big Blue Tennis Camp of the summer on Aug. 5-8 at the Bluefield City Courts. The camp, which is for boys and girls of all ages, will focus on  improving stroke techniques, strategy and match play as well other aspects of the game. Children, 6-12, will participate from 10 a.m.-noon, with kids, 13-18, going from 3-5 p.m. The cost is $100. For more information, contact Belt at lbelt@bluefieldstate.edu.

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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 details, visit http:// collegebaseballcamps. com/ culions or contact Andrew Wright at coachwright@ concord. edu or call 304-384-5332.

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SOCCER LEAGUES

EAST RIVER — Adult league soccer signups are going on now. Information is at 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

PETERSTOWN — The 8th Annual Peterstown United Methodist Church Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, at Fountain Springs Golf Course. The entry fee is $240 per foursome, with all proceeds assisting with mission work and outreach projects. Monetary prizes to the top four teams. Complimentary breakfast and lunch from Outback Steakhouse will be provided. The captain’s choice event includes morning or afternoon tee times. For more information, contact Karen Bradley at 304-646-32354 or 304-753-4275.

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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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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 eCoachEricPhipps@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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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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Sports calendar items should be submitted through sports@bdtonline.com or mail to P.O. Box 1599, Bluefield, WV 24701. Calendar items will run in the print edition as space permits.

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