The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


November 19, 2012

Sports briefs

The 4th annual Turkey Trot, a 5K run and 2-mile walk, is set for Thanksgiving Day, beginning at 8 a.m. in Oak Hill.

Registration opens at 7 a.m. and both the run and walk begin at 8 a.m. at Active Fitness Center.

Entry fee is 10 items of non-perishable food or $20. All proceeds from the event benefit the Fayette Plateau Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

Food donations also are being accepted at all Active Fitness Center locations.

The annual Turkey Trot is presented by Active Fitness Center and Plateau Medical Center, and is sponsored by New River Mountain Guides, Tom’s Carryout, Gorge-ous Hair Design, Pies & Pints, and Jan-Care Ambulance.

For more information or to obtain an entry form, call 304-465-0700 or e-mail


Banquet tickets for the 100th celebration dinner in conjunction with the boys state high school basketball tournament in March are now on sale. The banquet will be held on March 12, 2013.

Individual tickets are priced at $35 while a reserve table for 10 will cost $400. The goal of the banquet is to create a reunion for teams and individuals that have competed in previous state tournaments.

Everyone purchasing tickets will receive a complimentary pictorial book highlighting the last 100 years of boys basketball.

Speakers will be announced as soon as they are confirmed.

For information and ordering of banquet tickets, go to the WVSSAC website at and click on the 100th Celebration link.  


Coaches at the college, high school, junior varsity, junior high and recreational league (adult or youth) levels are urged to submit game results and updated statistics to The Fayette Tribune.

When turning in scores or statistics, coaches/statisticians are reminded to provide at least last names of participants; information will not be accepted with only the first name.

Schedules and rosters for winter sports can be submitted when available.

Information can be sent a variety of ways: via e-mail to; by U.S. mail at The Fayette Tribune, P.O. Box 139, Oak Hill, WV 25901; by fax at 304-469-4105; or in person at the office at 417 W. Main Street in Oak Hill.

Anyone with questions can call Steve Keenan at 304-469-3373.

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