Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Sports calendar

November 6, 2013

Area Calendar

BLUEFIELD — BENEFIT BASKETBALL GAMES

MONTCALM — The annual Montcalm High men’s and women’s alumni basketball games will take place on Nov. 9 at the MHS gym, with all proceeds to benefit the school’s basketball program. The women’s game will begin about 6 p.m. with the men’s game following. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. The games are now planned to be held annually every fall.

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BASKETBALL LEAGUES

BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Bluefield Virginia Youth Basketball League is now taking applications, with a deadline of Nov. 11. Applications can be found at local schools, the Bluefield Virginia Town Hall or online at  bluefieldva.org (under News, Important Docs.). For more information, contact Lee Riffe at 304-320-9746.

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TAZEWELL, Va. — Four Seasons YMCA is currently taking registrations for a youth basketball league, with the sign-up period running from Nov. 1-Dec. 22. The cost is $25 per YMCA member and $30 for non-members. Financial assistance is available. Register at the YMCA or at www.fsymca.org. For more information, call (276) 979-0280 or email info@fsymca.org.

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CHEERLEADING

PRINCETON — The Princeton Parks and Recreation Department is holding cheerleading registration for girls, ages 9-12 (grades 3-6). The fee is $40 through Oct. 31.

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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 is $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 details, contact at Eric Phipps at 276-245-5273 or email CoachEricPhipps @ 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 7-9 p.m. Family rates are available in addition to individual rates. Advanced Karate classes will also be taught on Tuesday and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. For more information, call Gehrig Justice at 304 664-3502 or visit gska.us.

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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 2013-2014 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 Steve Sarver at 304-888-9513.

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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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