Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Sports calendar

July 27, 2012

Regional sports calendar

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HIGH SCHOOLS

SOCCER

PRINCETON — Any Princeton Senior High School girl interested in playing soccer should attend “midnight madness” practice on Monday, July 30, at 12:01 a.m. at the school field. Princeton will be from 9 a.m.-noon the remainder of the week. Players must bring a completed WVSSAC physical form and copy of an insurance card. For more information, call Michelle Dye at 304-921-4996.

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GARDNER — Any PikeView student interested in playing boys or girls soccer at PikeView High School should report to the start of practice on Monday, July 30, at 7 p.m. at the school field. All participants must have a WVSSAC physical form and proof of insurance. For more information, contact Sam Hill at 304-384-3584 or visit www.pikeviewsoccer.com

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VOLLEYBALL

PRINCETON — Princeton High School volleyball tryouts will be August 6-7 from 4-6 p.m. in the gym. Participants need to bring a completed physical, and a copy of insurance card.  For more information call coach Leslie Graham at 304-920-6252.

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BLUEFIELD — Bluefield High School will host volleyball tryouts on Aug. 6 at 5 p.m. in the gymnasium. For more information, call (540) 526-6846.

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HINTON — Girls interested in trying out for volleyball at Summers County High School are to report to the school gym on August 6-8 from 9-11 a.m. each day. All girls trying out must have a completed WVSSAC physical form and a completed insurance verification form, which are available at the school. For more information, contact Kelsey Brewer at 304-575-7365.

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CROSS COUNTRY

PRINCETON — Any Princeton Senior High School student interested in cross country should meet for practice on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 8 a.m. at the high school track facility. Students should arrive in proper clothing, shoes and a current physical if not already turned into the school. For more information, call Tim Anderson at 304-920-7938 or email tjanderson@access.k12.wv.us.

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GARDNER — Any PikeView High School and middle school student interested in running cross country should report to the school for practice on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m. All athletes must have completed physical forms to participate.

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CHEERLEADING  

PRINCETON — Princeton Senior High School will hold cheerleading tryouts from July 30-Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon each day at the school. Participants must bring a completed WVSSAC physical form, proof of insurance, and a copy of their birth certificate. For more information, contact Patti Smith at 304-887-3805.

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GARDNER — All interested in cheering this upcoming school year at PikeView High School and their parents should attend an informational meeting Monday, July 30, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.

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FOOTBALL

HINTON — Summers County High School football practice will begin on Monday, July 30, from 5-8:30 p.m. All players should report that afternoon at  4:30 p.m. to be issued equipment. Athletes must bring their completed WVSSAC physical form and a completed insurance verification form, which are available at the school. For more information, contact Josh Houchins at 304-466-6040, ext 302.

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GOLF

BLUEFIELD — An organizational meeting for any Bluefield High School student interested in playing golf will be held on Monday, July 30, at 5 p.m. at the school. For more information, call Doug Miller at  304-887-4768.

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HINTON — Students interested in playing golf at Summers County High School should report to the Pipestem State Park Golf Course on Monday, July 30 for practice at 4 p.m. Athletes must bring their completed WVSSAC physical form and a completed insurance verification form, which are available at the school. For more information, contact Doug Trail at 304-660-4026.

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MIDDLE SCHOOLS

FOOTBALL

PRINCETON —Princeton Middle School will host a parent/player meeting for all 6th-8th grade students interested in playing football on Monday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. Team rules, schedule and expectations will be discussed. Practice begins on Aug. 6 at 4 p.m.

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BLUEFIELD — Bluefield Middle School will be handing equipment to all football players on Aug. 2-3 from 8:30-10 a.m. each day at the school. Practice will begin on Monday, Aug. 6, from 7:45-noon at the school. All participants must have completed physical form and proof of insurance. Students are asked to bring a lunch on Aug. 6.

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CHEERLEADING

PRINCETON — Princeton Middle School cheerleading tryouts are Aug. 6-8 from 10 a.m. until noon. Before being allowed to participate, students must turn in a completed physical on approved SSAC form, proof of medical insurance and a copy of state birth certificate. For details, call Coach Stoneman at 304-921-6100.

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GARDNER — PikeView Middle School will host a cheerleading clinic on Aug. 6-8 from 5-7 p.m. at the school. Tryouts will be on Aug. 9 at 5 p.m. All students must have an insurance card and completed physical form. For more information, call Stephanie Terry at 304-920-6524.

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SOCCER

PRINCETON — Princeton Middle School will host tryouts for students interested in playing soccer on Monday, Aug. 6, from 6-8 p.m. at CMS. Each participated must bring a completed WVSSAC physical form and an insurance card.

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GLENWOOD —Glenwood Middle School will have a meeting for all students interested in playing socer at the school on Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. Tryouts will be held on Aug. 6-8 from 6-8 pm at the 4-H camp. Each participated must bring a completed WVSSAC physical form, an insurance card and birth certificate. Participants should bring running shoes and soccer equipment.

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GARDNER —PikeView Middle School will open soccer practice on Monday, Aug. 6, at 4 p.m. at the PikeView High School field. Students should bring completed WVSSAC physical form and proof of insurance. For more information, call Bill Hopkins at 304-920-2203

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FOOTBALL

GARDNER — PikeView Middle School will host a parent-teacher meeting for all students interested in playing football on Tuesday, July 31, at 5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. That will be followed by the fitting of equipment. Practice begins on Monday, Aug. 6, from 7:45 a.m.-noon. Players must have a completed WVSSAC physical form and proof of insurance.

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VOLLEYBALL

PRINCETON — Princeton Middle School will host a meeting for all students interested in playing volleyball on Monday, Aug. 6, at 5 p.m. in the school gym. Students should bring completed physical, copy of insurance, birth certificate and immunization records (for 7th graders). Tryouts wil be held on Aug. 13-15 from 5-7 p.m. Interested students must attend all of them.

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SPORTS CAMPS

VOLLEYBALL

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Bluefield College will host an all skills camp for all ages on Aug. 4 and setting and defense for all ages on Aug. 5. For more information, contact BC volleyball coach Brian Votaw at 276-326-4343 or 419-560-6607. Emails are also welcome at bvotaw @ bluefield. edu.

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BASKETBALL

BLUEFIELD — The Greater Bluefield Community Center will host a basketball camp under the direction of former NBA player Keith Jennings on Aug. 6-9 from 9 a..m-1 p.m. each day. Jennings, a Virginia native, is now an assistant coach at Bluefield College. For more information, call 304-325-5707.

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CHEERLEADING

BLUEFIELD — A cheerleading camp will be held on Aug. 13-15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bluefield Recreation Department for ages 5-12. There is a $10 registration fee, although it is free for pre-recreation department cheerleaders. Campers will learn the basics, including tumbling, dance and cheers. For more information, call 304-952-6382, 304-952-1274 or 301-904-3804

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TENNIS

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Summer Camp 2012 at the Sarver Tennis Club at Sedgewood runs through Aug. 15 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Groups can be arranged for all ages and abilities, and will feature instruction of tennis fundamentals and tennis development as a lifetime sport. Ages 4-7 are scheduled from 9-10 a.m.; ages 8-11 from 10-11:15; ages 12-14 from 11:15-12:45; and ages 15-18 from 12:45-2:15. For more information, call 304-920-7817 or 304-888-6075.

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TOURNAMENTS

TENNIS

RICHLANDS, Va. — The Richlands Open Tennis Tournament will celebrate its 30th anniversary with its annual volleys at the Richlands Recreation Department July 29-Aug. 2. Bob Nassif is again the event coordinator. Event proceeds and donations will benefit scholarships at Southwest Virginia Community College. For more information, contact Mary Lawson of SWCC at 276-964-7348.

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SOFTBALL

RICHLANDS, Va. — The Richlands girls softball team will be sponsoring a softball tournament in July 28 at Williams Field. There is a three-game guarantee for each of the teams in the age groups, 12u, 14u and 16u. The top two teams received medals and an MVP medal for each game. The cost per team is $175. For more information, call Ronnie Davis 276-274-0386 or David Lamie 276-971-7892.

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GOLF

PETERSTOWN — The 7th annual Peterstown United Methodist Church Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Fountain Springs Golf Course. The entry fee is $240 per foursome, with all proceeds from the captain’s choice format going to assist with missions and outreach projects. Complementary breakfast provided, and lunch catered by Outback Steakhouse. Monetary prizes for four top teams. Choice of start time, 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact Karen Bailey at 304-646-3234 or Peggy Bradley at 304-753-4275.

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LEAGUES

SOCCER

EAST RIVER —Signups now going on for rec league soccer for ages U4 (players must turn 3 prior to August 1)-high school for the fall. Deadline is August 1 and forms can be found on www. eastriversoccer. com or by calling 304-921-4996.

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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.

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YOUTH FOOTBALL and CHEERLEADING

TAZEWELL, Va. — Tazewell Youth Football will begin registration for fall football and cheerleading for boys and girls, ages 5-7 (smurf), 8-10 (pee wee) and 11-13 (midget). The fee is $40 per child and $70 for two children, along with reduced rates for additional participants. Registration will be held at Tazewell’s Main Street Heritage Festival on July 28 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. All fees must be paid and a birth certificate available at registration, with a deadline of July 28. For more information, visit www.thetyfl.com.

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TENNIS  

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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CLASSES

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL CLINICS

PRINCETON — The 16th annual Princeton Rays Youth Baseball Clinic will be held at Hunnicutt Field on Saturday, July 28, from 9:30 a.m-1 p.m. Boys and girls, ages 7-15 are eligible to attend. Instructors will include P-Rays’ manager Michael Johns, his coaching staff, and several P-Rays' players. The fee is $30, with each attendee receiving a t-shirt and free admission to that night’s game. Registration deadline is July 18. For more information, call the P-Rays at 304-487-2000 or e-mail princetonrays @ frontier. com.

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BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield Blue Jays’ staff and players will conduct a youth baseball clinic for children ages 6-14 at Bowen Field on Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to noon. Signup, at no cost, is at 9:30 a.m the day of the clinic. All participants will receive a hot dog and a drink after the clinic.

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KARATE

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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VOLLEYBALL OFFICIALS

ATHENS — A volleyball officials training class will be conducted by the Mercer Volleyball Officials Board for anyone interested in being a certified official for the upcoming season on July 31 at 6 p.m. in room 402 of the Carter Center at Concord University. Candidates must be at least 18 years and able to take a physical exam. The class is comprised of 20 hours of classroom instruction and 10 hours of practice experience. For more information, call 304-384-9066.

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LESSONS

TENNIS

BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Sarver Tennis Club at Sedgewood is offering indoor junior and adult memberships. Also, there is limited space available for ladies’ clinics on Tuesday night and Thursday morning, and a junior / senior high school clinic on Sundays from 2-4 p.m. For more information, contact club owner and USTPA professional Steve Sarver at 304-660-7223 or 276-322-4851.

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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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RUN/WALKS

TAZEWELL, Va. — The United Way of the Virginias will host the 5th annual Green Dog 5K on Saturday, July 28 as part of the Tazewell Main Street Heritage Festival. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and the race will begin at 7. Pre-registration is recommended and guarantees a free t-shirt.  Pre-registration for runners and walkers is $15. Returning participants pre-register for $12.50, but can be discounted to $10 for referring a new runner or walker. The price for registering on the day of the race is $20. Volunteers are needed and will receive a free t-shirt. For more information, contact Michelle Carter at 276-322-2606 or email to uwvas @ verizon. net. Registration can also be done at www. runtricities. org.

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BLUEFIELD — The annual Brian Delp 5K Memorial Run & 1 Mile Fun Walk will take place at Bluefield State College on Tuesday, Sept. 25, with registration at 4 p.m. and the race start at 6:30 p.m. Money raised will benefit the Humanitarian Athletic Award Scholarship at BSC in memory of the late Brian Delp, BSC student-athlete who lost his life assisting a stranded motorist. Registration for the 5K run is $15 ($20 after Sept. 18). Registration is $10 for the 1-mile fun run. For information, contact Vonda Wilson at 304-327-4208.

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GENERAL

HALL OF FAME CEREMONY

BLUEFIELD — The BSC National “B” Club Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon will be held on Friday, July 27 (during the BSC Alumni Association, Inc. National Reunion), beginning at noon at the Quality Inn Hotel & Conference Center in Bluefield. Luncheon cost is $25/person. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 304-327-4289 or 304-327-4569.

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FOOTBALL FAN DAY

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia football fans will be given the opportunity to get autographs from their favorite WVU coaches and players at the WVU football team’s annual Fan Day on Sunday, Aug. 12, from 1-3 p.m., in the Caperton Indoor Practice Facility.

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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 as space permits.

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