Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Sports calendar

July 11, 2012

Regional sports calendar

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VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS

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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SOCCER LEAGUES

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

BLUEFIELD — Friday, July 13, is the deadline for applications for youth football and cheerleading through the City of Bluefield Department of Parks and Recreation. The teams will be participating in the Coalfield Conference Football League. The player / cheerleader must be at least 5 years of age and no older than 12 years of age as of Aug. 1, 2012. The child must also be in grades K-6 for the 2012-13 school year. Entry fee is $25 per child. Applications will be available at the Recreation Department, 1780 Stadium Drive, Bluefield, WV 24701. Any adult, parent or guardian interested in coaching should contact Rusty Coeburn at 304-327-2449 or email rusty. coeburn @ cityofbluefield. com. All volunteers are required to fill out an application and must pass a background check.

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BLUEFIELD, Va. — Graham Youth League Lil G’s football & cheer camp will take place July 16-20, from 6-8 p.m. each night. Camp is free and registration is not necessary. Football players must be ages 5-13 to sign up to play. Cheerleaders must be ages 4-13 to sign up to cheer. For more information, contact Pam Buckles at 276-245-7376.

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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 on Saturday, July 21, at Tazewell High School from 10 a.m.-noon or 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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BASKETBALL CAMPS

ATHENS — The Concord University men’s basketball program will host the Mountain Lion Boys Basketball Instructional Camp on July 18-21 for girls ages 8-18. The director is CU men’s basketball coach Kent McBride. Camp cost is $200 for residential campers and $170 for commuters, including meals. For details about the camps, call 304-384-5330 or email coachmcbride @ concord. edu.

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BECKLEY — Mountain State University basketball camps will be held this summer under the direction of head coach Bob Bolen. Campers are to report to the Van Meter Gymnasium at MSU. An offensive camp for boys and girls entering grades 8-12 is July 10-12. A one-hour individual session is being offered on July 13. For details, call 304-929-1407 or 800-766-6067, ext. 1407.

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BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS

BLUEFIELD — Mount Olive Baptist Church will host a Community Basketball Tournament on July 27-28, with age groups among boys and girls involving intermediate, middle school, high schools and adults teams. Team registration is $100, or $20 for individual fees. Entry deadline is June 10.  For more information, contact Priscilla Buford at (704) 807-2081, Sharon Collins at (304) 327-9642 or Carol Wade at (304) 922-0713.

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CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS

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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PRINCETON — Princeton Middle School cheer 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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HALL OF FAME

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

GARDNER — An organizational meeting for all those interested in playing football at PikeView High School will be held on July 19 at 7 p.m. All parents / players are encouraged to attend. Equipment will be issued on July 20 from 8 a.m. to 11a.m.

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PARKERSBURG — Former Marshall University kicker Tyler Warner will be holding a Specialists Camp on July 20-21 at Stadium Field at Parkersburg High School. The camp is for all kickers, punters, and long snappers in middle and high school. Video sessions will be provided for each specialist. Former NFL long snapper Mike Bartrum is scheduled to attend. The cost is $150 per camper or $125 if more than one player from a school attends. For more information, contact Warner at 304-481-3708.

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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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GOLF CAMP

BLUEFIELD — Former Fincastle Country Club professional Vic Sorrell will be hosting a junior golf day camp on July 16-20 at Bucket o’ Balls Driving Range. Limited enrollment is available for ages 7-9 (10-11 a.m.) and 10-12 (3-5 p.m.). For more information, contact Sorrell at 304-320-7305.

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GOLF TOURNAMENTS

ATHENS — Concord University Athletics will host its annual golf outing on Friday, July 13, at the Fountain Springs Golf Course in Peterstown. Play will be conducted under a scramble, best-ball format. The cost is $400 per foursome, which includes green fees, two carts and beverages. Hole sponsorships are also available. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30. There will be a catered lunch, raffle and awards ceremony after the golf is complete. For more information, contact Anita Conner at (304) 384-4347 or Andrew Wright at coachwright@concord.edu.

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PETERSTOWN — The 18th annual Sports of Monroe Golf Classic will be held Saturday, July 21 at Fountain Springs Golf Course. Proceeds benefit the public schools’ sports programs across Monroe County. Entry fee is $280 per foursome, and lunch and dinner are to be served. Cash and golf package prizes awarded to first- and second-place teams in three different flights. The Captain’s choice event includes choice of an 8:30 a.m. round or a 1:30 p.m. round. Sponsored by Sports of Monroe, Inc. For details, contact Bob Via at 304-772-5273, David Johnson at 304-772-5127 or Steve Newberry at 304-753-9736.

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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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SWIMMING

TAZEWELL, Va. — The Tazewell Recreation Department is now taking registrations for swimming lessons. These lessons are taught by a Red Cross certified lifeguard. Each two-week session is Monday through Friday for 45 minutes each day. The fee is $25.  For more information, call 276-988-5404.

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BASEBALL CLINIC

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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BASEBALL CAMPS

INSTITUTE — Coast to Coast Baseball and West Virginia State will host a baseball tryout and hitting camp at the school on Thursday, July 26, with tryouts at 10 a.m., and the hitting camp beginning at 2 p.m. Local players, ages 10-18, will have their skill levels evaluted in hitting, fielding, arm strength and speed. For more information, visit www.CoastToCoastAthletics.com or call 740-373-4455.

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VOLLEYBALL

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Bluefield College will host a one-day volleyball instruction clinic session on hitting and blocking will be held for children of all ages on July 14. Other camps include: July 17-19, three-day camp for grades 1-7. Aug. 4: All skills camp for all ages. Aug.  5: setting and defense for all ages. 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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PRINCETON — A volleyball camp will be held at Princeton Senior High School from July 25-27 from 5-8 p.m. for girls grades 5-8. Registration starts at 4:30 in the gym. Bring a copy of insurance card to registration. Cost is $50 per camper and a camp t-shirt will be provided. For more information contact Leslie Graham at 304-920-6252.

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VOLLEYBALL COACHING POSITION

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Bluefield College is seeking an an assistant part-time volleyball coach. The candidate will be responsible to assist the head coach in day-to-day operations of the program including but not limited to recruiting, video, game preparation, scouting and coaching the JV team.  For more information, contact head coach Brian Votaw at bvotaw@bluefield.edu. or call (419) 560-6607.

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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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 SOCCER CAMP

ATHENS — Concord University will host a High Performance Soccer Camp for boys and girls grades K-8 July 24-27, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., at Anderson Field on Concord’s campus. Full-day and half-day packages are available. Team competitions will be held at the end of each day. Full-day camp cost is $225 and the half-day package costs $155. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. July 24 in the Carter Center lobby. Applications turned in prior to July 6  receive $25 off. For more details or to receive an application, contact Steve Barrett, CU’s head men’s soccer coach, at 304-384-5131.

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TENNIS TOURNAMENT

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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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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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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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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