BASEBALL

PRINCETON — The Princeton Devil Rays will host a bus trip to Pittsburgh on May 12 to see the Pirates play the Atlanta Braves at PNC Park. The cost is $85, and that includes transportation fees, game ticket and a Pirates’ baseball cap. All fans at that game will receive a free bobblehead doll of Pirates’ catcher Ronny Paulino. The bus will depart at 11 a.m., and return after the game. All reserved seating at the game must be paid in full by March 30 or until the 47-passenger bus is full. Call the Devil Rays at (304) 487-2000.

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BASKETBALL

BLUEFIELD, Va. — The second annual Future Stars Basketball Camp will be held June 18-22 at Graham Middle School. The camp will be under the direction of Graham Head Coach Glynn Carlock Jr. Individual skill development and fundamentals for boys and girls will be stressed. Grades 1-4 will participate from 9 a.m.-noon. Grades 5-8 will participate from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $100. Registration forms may be picked up at Graham High, Graham Middle, Graham Intermediate, or Dudley Primary. Call (304) 952-7112 or (304) 325-6085.

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PRINCETON — The Green Valley Recreation Center is holding AAU basketball tryouts for boys, grades 4-6. Call (304) 922-2844.

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PRINCETON — The Mercer County Baskeball Club will host its annual Southern West Virginia Youth Hoops Classic Basketball Tournament on March 30-April 1. The age groups includes boys, 10-under to 16-under. A girls division, ages 10u-17u and a boys division, ages 14u-17u, will be held April 13-15. The cost is $180 per team. For more information, call Jeff McGraw at (304) 320-8699 after 7 p.m. or www.eteamz.com/mercerstars or jmcgraw @ comcast.net.

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BLAND, Va. — The 15th J. Stephen Lindamood Memorial Basketball Tournament will be held at Bland High School from March 31-April 1. The 12-team double-elimination tournament will take place from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $3 and raffle tickets and concessions will be sold inside the event. Call Laura Hall at (276) 688-0480 after 5 p.m.

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PRINCETON — The Drug Free All-Stars will be playing the Harlem Wizards on April 2 at Princeton High School, and at Mount View High School on April 3. Tickets are $8 for students and senior citizens, and $12 for adults. The festivities will also include a Chik-fil-A Beanie Moo-Cow to the first 200 youth through the door, along with a halfcourt shot contest that could net $5,000. For more info, see www.drugfreemercer.org.

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BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield Blazers’ second annual basketball tournament will be held April 20-22 at the Bluefield Recreation Department on Stadium Drive. The event is open to boys and girls in the following age groups; grades 5-6, 7th, 8th, 9-10, 11-12. The fee is $110 per team, with an entry deadline of April 6. Medals will be presented to 10 players on each winning team. For more information, call (304) 325-9653 or e-mail to TonyBHA@comcast.net.

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GARDNER — PikeView High School will host its third annual youth basketball tournament on April 20-22. Multiple age divisions will be available, but space is limited. Call Rob Patrick at (304) 467-7356 or send an e-mail to robpatrick @ frontiernet.net.

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PRINCETON — The Princeton-Athens Kiwanis Club will hold a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at Princeton Middle School on April 20-22. Each player must be at least 18-years-old, and each team must consist of three players and an alternate. The cost is a non-refundable $35, with registration being accepted on the first 25 teams. Entry fees must be received by April 17, and should be mailed to Princeton-Athens Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 1023, Princeton, W.Va., 24740. For more information, call Fred Harvey at (304) 487-6266.

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FOOTBALL

PRINCETON — The 18th annual Princeton Tiger Football Camp will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 29, 30, 31 and June 1 at Anne S. Hunnicutt Stadium. Ages 6-18 are eligible. Cost is $20 which includes a T-shirt and achievement certificate. Registration starts at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. Camp director is Lonnie Warwick, former NFL all-pro linebacker. Princeton alumni helping with the camp include Will Albin (Marshall), Brad Roberts (Marietta), Anthony Hayes (W.Va. Wesleyan) and Adam Hughes (West Virginia). Team chaplain is J.B. Hurt, former coach of Eastern Kentucky.

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COLLEGE ATHLETICS

BLUEFIELD — The Marshall Coaches’ Tour will visit the Upperclassman on Cumberland Road in Bluefield on May 3 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and tables are available. For more information, call Roger Topping at (304) 920-9696.

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PRINCETON — West Virginia University coaches Rich Rodriguez and John Beilein are scheduled to headline the May 8 visit by the WVU Coaches Caravan to the Douglas Center in Princeton. Tickets are $60 and will be available from members of the local dinner committee. Last year all tickets were sold within a week, said spokesman Frazier Miller.

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CROSS COUNTY

MARS HILL, N.C. — Reebok’s Mountain High Running Camp for middle school and high school runners will be held July 9-14 and July 16-21 at Mars Hill College. Participants will receive instruction from a staff of elite U.S. and Kenyan runners and coaches. The camps are limited to 150 runners per week. For more information, call Scott Simmons at (701) 240-1757 or e-mail to www.mountainhighrunning.com.

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GOLF

PRINCETON — Child Protect of Mercer County, Inc., will be hosting a benefit golf tournament on April 27 at the Princeton Elks Club. The cost is $200 for a four-person team, with a 1:30 p.m. tee time. In addition to the golf, the entrants will get lunch, and an opportunity to win door prizes and a new car. For more information, call (304) 425-2710.

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TAZEWELL, Va. — P.A.W.S. will holding a fundraising golf tournament on May 11 at Wolf Creek Golf Course in Bastian, Va. Sponsors are being sought for teams ($260), individual holes ($100) or a tee box ($50). A hole-in-one on No. 13 wins a new car. For more information, call (276) 988-2056.

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TENNIS

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Ladies’ beginning tennis clinics will be conducted March 15 through April 8 at the Sarver Tennis Club at Sedgewood in Bluefield, Va., on Thursdays and Sundays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Cost is $72 for four clinics, or $125 for eight clinics. Lessons will be conducted by Steve Sarver, USPTA and USPTR professional and club owner. Assistants will be Matthew Sarver, Joe Wills and Chad Brady. For more information or to register, contact Steve Sarver at (304) 324-2838.

SOFTBALL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — The 37th Annual ASA/Coca-Cola Jamboree will be held April 6-7 at the Winged Deer Park Complex. There will be four men’s divisions and one for women. Each division must have at least six teams, with an entry fee of $185 with a three-game guarantee. For more information, call Sherrell Gage at (423) 926-1708 or email at sgumpire01@charter.net.

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Sports calendar items should be submitted through sports@bdtonline.com or mail to P.O. Box 1599, Bluefield, W.Va. 24701. Calendar items will run as space permits.

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