Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Sports calendar

October 12, 2012

Regional sports calendar

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RUN/WALKS

PRINCETON — Mercer Elementary School will be hosting its First Annual 5K Run/Walk and a Kids Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 20, with all proceeds going to benefit the school’s Bible in the School program. On-site registration will begin at 8 a.m. The 5K race will follow at 9, followed by the Kids Fun Run at 10. The cost is $20 for runners, $15 for walkers and $10 for kid’s run. For more information, contact Angie Neal at angieneal2003 @ yahoo. com or visit Mercer School for registration forms.

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MULLENS — The Twin Falls Lumberjack Jamboree 5K run will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the park’s’ amphitheater/ball field area at 4 p.m. The entry fee is $17. The top four finishers in the male and female divisions win cash prizes: $250 for first, $150 for second, $100 for third and $70 for fourth Trophies and shirts are awarded to age group winners. For  more information, contact Dale Stewart at 304-682-5090 or 304-732-8030 or David Lord at 304-294-2010.

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YOUTH BASKETBALL / CHEERLEADING

PRINCETON — The Princeton Parks and Recreation Department is having signups for boys basketball ages 9-12, grades 3-6. The fee is $30 until Oct. 21, and $35 for late registration from Oct. 21-31. Signups are also taking place for girls cheerleading ages 4-12, grades 36. The fee is $35 until Oct. 21 and $40 for late registration from Oct. 21-31.

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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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HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS

WELCH — Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 inductees into the McDowell County Sports Hall of Fame. Twelve former coaches, players and supporters will be inducted in May. Ballots may be acquired from the Welch Lions Club, any of the area chairmen or by printing a form off Facebook from the Mighty Welch Lions Clubs Hall of Fame site. Committee chairmen include Fred Schrom, Leroy Johnson, Jerry Horne, Gary Dove and Troy Hawks. Forms can also be sent to the Welch Lions Club, Box 97, Welch, W.Va. 24801. Any questions should be addressed to any of the area chairmen or a member of the Welch Lions Club. The deadline for ballots to be accepted is Jan. 31, 2013.

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VOLLEYBALL

BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Graham volleyball team will host its “Play for a Cure” match, a breast cancer awareness event, on Oct. 15 with Bluefield. All fans are urged to wear pink, and a raffle will be held with the proceeds donated to the Virginia High School League’s “Play for a Cure” foundation. A brief ceremony will be held before the JV match at 5:30 p.m., with the varsity game starting around 7:15. The event will honor breast cancer victims, from those who have lost their lives to those who are still alive. If interested, including listing a loved one in the program and having the person’s name read on the night of the program, contact Jaime Bowman, at bennett_jl @ live. bluefieldstate. edu.

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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 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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BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

BRISTOL, Va. — The 7th Annual Halloween Havoc Hoopfest sponsored by Virginia Future Stars of Sports will be held on Oct. 27-28 in Bristol. This is open to boys and girls grades 2nd-12th for a $125 entry fee with multi-teams discounts and discounts for prepaying. To enter or for more information call  276-220-9708.

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SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

BRISTOL, Va. — The Future Stars of Sports Fall Fastpitch Championships will be held on October 13-14 in Bristol. Divisions include 8U-18U. There will be a four-game guarantee.  Entry fee for 8U is $100; all others will be $200. Call 276-220-9708 for more information or to enter.

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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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