Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Sports calendar

August 19, 2012

Sports calendar for Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012

— RUN/WALKS

CHARLESTON — The 5K race in the Charleston Distance Run takes place at 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 1. Registration fee is $30 until 9 p.m. Aug. 31, when the fee increases to $40. There will also be 5K and 10K walks, a 15-mile relay and a 15-mile distance run. For more information and online registration, visit www. charlestondistancerun. com.

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BLUEFIELD, Va. — Bluefield College will host its Fifth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship Challenge, Saturday, Sept. 15, beginning at the Dome Gymnasium. It benefits a scholarship honoring Elswick, a Bluefield College math education major who died in a car accident. Registration starts at 7:30 p.m. in the gym parking lot, and this year’s 5K Run and Walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $20 before August 31 and $25 after August 31. To pre-register, visit www. bluefield. edu/ elswick5k or call 276-326-4208. The run will conclude with a “Feast after the Race” at BC’s football game at 1 p.m. at Mitchell Stadium.

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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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LITTLE LEAGUE

BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield Area Little League will be holding registration for the fall season for ages 6-8 and 9-10, with a limit of 10 players per team. For more information on ages 6-8 contact Tim Harman 304-589-4078 or Jamie Umberger 304-887-7244. For 9-10 Minors contact Kenny Herndon 304-320-7226 or Rick Harper 304-809-7316. For 11-12 Majors contact Sean Cantrell for 304-922-0906. More information can be found at eteamz.com/bluefieldarealittleleague.

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SOCCER LEAGUE

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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KARATE CLASSES

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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TENNIS LESSONS

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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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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BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

GARDNER — The Labor Day Bash will be held at PikeView High School and the Gardner fields, Sept. 1-2. There will be three age brackets, 11-U, 14-U and high school. Entry fee is $225 and a dozen balls. There is a three game guarantee and first and second place awards. Limited spots are available. For more information contact Tucker Meadows at (304) 320-0136.

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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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