Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Sports calendar

May 6, 2013

Regional sports calendar

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JUNIOR GOLF

BLUEFIELD — Registration is still ongoing for the 15th season of the Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour. The schedule includes four golf academies and seven tournaments for boys and girls, up to age 18. The application fee is $25 and includes a BRJGT cap and golf accessories and a current USGA rule book. The academies begin in early May, with tournament play slated for June and July. For more information, call (276)-326-2089 or visit www.brjgt.com.

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MAJOR LEAGUE BUS TRIP

PRINCETON — The Princeton Rays is planning a second Major League bus trip for the 2013 season to PNC Park in Pittsburgh to see the Pirates play the New York Mets on July 13. The cost is $100 per person and includes all transportation fees, game ticket, and a fireworks show after the game. The 55-passenger bus will leave Hunnicutt Field at 11 a.m. for the 7:15 p.m. contest, and return after the game. All seats must be reserved and paid in full by May 28. For more information, call (304) 487-2000 or email princetonrays @ frontier. com.

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COACHES CARAVANS

PRINCETON — The West Virginia Coaches Caravan will make its annual stop in Mercer County on Wednesday, May 22, at the Chuck Mathena Center. Tickets are $50 apiece, and a limited number of reserved tables for eight are available for $600. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. A large collection of WVU coaches and officials are slated to attend, including Oliver Luck (athletic director), Dana Holgorsen (football), Bob Huggins (men’s basketball), Jill Kramer (volleyball), Jimmy King (rowing), Jason Butts (gymnastics), Travis Doak (gymnastics assistant) and Jay Drury (band director). For more information, contact Jim Ferguson at (304) 920-4333 or Dave Johnson at (304) 920-9688.

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PRINCETON — The Marshall Coaches Tour will make its annual stop in Mercer County on Tuesday, June 4, at the Chuck Mathena Center. Marshall  Director of Athletics Mike Hamrick, football coach Doc Holliday and men’s basketball coach Tom Herrion will be joined by Marshall cheerleaders and other members of the athletic department. The social hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner and program at 7. The cost is $30, and corporate tables and sponsorships are also available. Advance tickets can be purchased by contacting Roger Topping at (304) 920-9696, Charlie Pace at (304) 920-5441 or Susie Pace at (304) 920-5500.

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5K RUNS

ATHENS — The 23rd Annual David S. Roth Memorial 5K Walk/Run will be held on Tuesday, May 7, at Concord University’s Callaghan Stadium beginning at 6:15 p.m. Race-day registration will begin in the Carter Center lobby at 5 p.m. All proceeds support the David S. Roth Memorial Scholarship fund. T-shirts will be guaranteed to the first 100 to register and participate. Pre-registration can be done by contacting Tom Davis at (304) 384-3298 or tdavis@concord.edu or by downloading a registration form at rothscholarship.com.

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BLUEFIELD — Bluefield High School is holding an 8K Run on Saturday, May 25 at 7 a.m., beginning at the school and concluding at Mitchell Stadium. The registration fee is $20 before May 20 and $25 after that date. A fun run for children will be held for ages 10 and under for $15. Proceeds benefit Blessings in a Backpack and BHS Project Graduation. Additional information and registration can be obtained at www. swvrrc. org or email bshaw2408 @ comcast. net.

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ALUMNI FOOTBALL GAME

PRINCETON — Any former Princeton Senior High School football players interested in playing in an alumni football game are urged to register at alumnifootballusa.com or call Jason Taylor at (304) 920-8791.

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BASKETBALL LEAGUES

PRINCETON — The Princeton Parks and Recreation Center is now taking sign-ups for Girls Basketball ages 8-11 grades 3-6.

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PRINCETON — The Princeton Parks and Recreation Center is now taking sign-ups for Middle School-High School Basketball ages 11-17 grades 6-12.

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WELCH — Mount View High School is going to offer two basketball leagues this summer, including a 10-team men’s league and a 10-team league for middle school boys and high school girls. There will be four weeks of regular season and one week for a tournament, with the leagues tentatively slated to start on June 3. The cost for the men’s league is $150 per team, while the middle school/high school teams are $100 apiece. For more information, call (304) 585-7460.

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BLUEFIELD — The West Virginia Reign AAU basketball club will be holding tryouts for their 2013 travel season. Grades 4-11 and unsigned senior boys and girls are eligible to participate. For more information, contact Coach Nuzum at 304-657-0954, tekdalifeguard32 @ aol.com or visit www. wvreign. com.

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BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS

BLUEFIELD — The West Virginia Ice May Madness youth basketball tournament will be held on May 17-19 at the Bluefield City Auditorium. The fee per team is $150 with a deadline of May 6. Boys and girls will be divided into divisions ranges from third through 12th grades. For more information, contact Tony Webster at (304) 325-9653 or email tonybha@comcast.net.

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FAIRMONT — The seventh annual East Fairmont Shootout will take place May 10-12 for boys and girls, grade 5 through varsity. Entry fee is $200 team before April 20, and $225 afterward. Four games are guaranteed, but space is limited. For details, contact Jack White at 304-363-9233 or 304-203-2789, or Tyler McCutchan at 304-376-5464. The shootout will be held at East Fairmont High, East Fairmont Junior High and Fairmont State University.

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BASKETBALL CAMPS

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield State head men’s basketball coach Jamaal Jackson will host his second BSC Basketball Camp on June 17-20 at the Ned Shott Gymnasium from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Players, ages 8-17, will sharpen their fundamental skills and understanding of the game. The cost is $60 per participant by May 30, or $75 after that date. For more information, call (304) 327-4207.

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BLUEFIELD — Bluefield State head wommen’s basketball coach J.J. Oliver will host his first BSC Basketball Camp on June 24-27 at the Ned Shott Gymnasium from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Players, ages 8-17, will sharpen their fundamental skills and understanding of the game. The cost is $60 per participant by May 30, or $75 after that date. For more information, call (304) 327-4190 or visit www.ladybluesbasketballcamp.com  

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WELCH — Mount View High School will be offering a day skills and positions basketball camp for boys and girls, ages 10-17, on June 24-28. The cost is $30 apiece, and the camp will run each day from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. A camp application can be found at the http://boe.mcdo.k12.wv.us. by clicking on Mount View and then on basketball camp. For more information, contact Gary Brown at (304) 436 -2939 or (304) 585-7460.

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FOOTBALL CAMP

ATHENS — Concord University football will host three camps this summer for high school players and teams. A player's camp will be conducted June 23-25 while a 7-on-7 Passing Tournament and a Big-Man Skills Clinic will both be held on June 26. The players camp is for boys, grades 6-12, will be run by the CU coaching staff. The cost is $180 for overnight campers or $150 for commuters. The fee is $100 for the passing tournament, while the cost of the Big Man Skills Clinic is $10 per lineman. The passing tournament is for local high schools to compete in 7-on- 7 passing games. The cost to compete in the tournament is $100 per team. For more information, contact John Pennington at (304) 384-6309 or email at coachpennington @ concord. edu.

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GOLF

PETERSTOWN — The Monroe County Animal League is looking for teams for the third annual Canine Classic golf tournament. The Captain’s Choice tournament takes place Saturday, May 11, at Fountain Springs Golf Course at Peterstown. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the shotgun start begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $280 for a team of four or $70 per person, and is open to men and women. Individual golfers will be assigned to a team. A grilled steak lunch, snacks, drinks, and goodie bags are included. To pre-register, contact Travis Shrewsbury at 304-536-9322 or travis. shrewsbury @ yahoo. com.

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BASTIAN, Va. — The 27th Annual Klingensmith Cup Golf Tournament will be played on Monday, May 20 at the Wolf Creek Golf Course. The event is sponsored by Bluefield State College’s School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science. The four-person captain’s choice tourney will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Lunch and the presentation of prizes and trophies will occur after play is completed. The entry fee is $50 per person or $200 per team. K Cup sponsorships are $100. For questions or other information, contact Betty Carroll at 304-327-4031 or email bcarroll @ bluefieldstate. edu.

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PIPESTEM—The 24th Annual Homer K. Ball Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on June 14 at the Pipestem Resort State Park. The captain’s choice format event will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. First and second place prizes will be awarded to men’s and women’s teams,      along with prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin. The cost is $125 per person, with proceeds going to the Concord University Foundation for use with the Ball scholarship fund. For more information, call (304) 384-6311.

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BASTIAN, Va. — The first Mercer County Spay Association Golf Gala will be held June 15 at the Wolf Creek Golf Club. Proceeds from the 18-hole Captain’s Choice event will be used exclusively for the group’s spay and neutering program, representing its most ambitious challenge to date. Cost per four-member team is $240. Businesses, groups or individuals may purchase $100-per-hole sponsorships. A barbeque dinner will be served following play. Player entry forms and hole sponsorship forms may be obtained at the spay association website, mercercountyspay. org.

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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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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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    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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HALL OF FAME

WELCH — The McDowell County Sports Hall of Fame will hold its annual induction ceremony at Mount View High School on Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m. For reservations, call (304) 436-2572 or (304) 436-2562.  

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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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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, please 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 as space permits.

 

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