BASEBALL

BECKLEY — Woodrow Wilson High School will host a six-week Spring Training baseball program for players in grades 1-8 from Jan. 13 -Feb. 17. Flying Eagles’ head coach Mark Daniel will direct the program in conjunction with Midwest Baseball Academy. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting and pitching at a cost of $99 for six weeks. Space is limited. Registration is now under way. For more information, visit www.baseballacademy.net, or call toll-free 866-MBA-HITS.

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BASKETBALL

PRINCETON — The Princeton Parks and Recreation Department is now registering for boys basketball for ages 9-12, grades 3-6. For more information, call 487-5040 or 487-5041.

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CASTLEWOOD, Va. — The 2nd annual Turkey Shoot will be held on Nov. 17 at Castlewood High School. There is a 3-game guarantee and a $100 entry fee. Prizes will be given to the top 4 teams in each division. Girls divisions will include: 11U, 10U and 9U. Call Scott at (276) 762-7056 or email castlewoodladydevils@yahoo.com.

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TAZEWELL, Va. — The Tazewell Recreation Department is taking registrations now through Nov. 19 for Pee-Wee basketball, ages 6-8, and a basketball league for girls, ages 9-12. The entry fee is $20 with a $10 late fee. For more information, call (276) 988-5404.

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CASTLEWOOD, Va. — The 2nd annual Holiday Hoop Fest will be held Dec. 8 at Castlewood High School. There will be a 3-game guarantee and a $100 entry fee. Prizes will be given to the top 4 teams in each division. Girl divisions will include: 11U, 10U and 9U. Call Scott at (276) 762-7056 or email at castlewoodladydevils @ yahoo.com.

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CHEERLEADING

ATHENS — The annual Concord University Cheerleading Clinic will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Carter Center. The clinic is for individuals as well as squads, elementary through high school. Concord’s cheerleaders will present cheers, sideline chants, dance, jumps / tumbling, partner stunts and pyramids. Cost is $25 per person, and includes lunch. Registration begins at 9:30. For details contact Lisa Blankenship at (304) 384-7795 after 8 p.m. or e-mail cheer @ concord.edu.

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PRINCETON — The Princeton Parks and Recreation Department is now registering for girls cheerleading for ages 5-12. For more information, call 487-5040 or 487-5041.

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YOUTH SPORTS

ATHENS — The Concord University athletic office is seeking nominations for “youth heroes” in sports to be honored prior to selected Concord sporting events on campus. The process is open to middle schools, high schools, and rec league teams. To make a nomination, call (304) 384-5347.

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OFFICIATING

PARKERSBURG — The WVSSAC is actively seeking interested individuals in athletics to become registered sport officials. The WVSSAC currently registers officials in eleven sports and sponsors 44 state championships for its 294 member schools. Presently, the WVSSAC has 3,500 officials for 11 sports and 44 state championships among 294 member schools, but there is a serious shortage of officials in wrestling, baseball, softball and swim. Regionally shortages exist in the all sports including: baseball, basketball, cheer, football, soccer, softball, swim, tennis, track and field, volleyball and wrestling. All individuals, ages 18-and-over, are urged to contact the WVSSAC at (304) 485-5494.

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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.