The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


June 23, 2014

Sports camps — Monday, June 23, 2014

Sports camps

The Midland Trail Lady Patriot Softball Clinic will be held June 28 at the school in Hico.

It will be sponsored by the Summersville Strikers.

Grades 6-and-under will participate from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., while those in grades 7-and-over will work out from 3 to 9 p.m.

Participants will work on skills including pitching, catching, hitting, fielding, slapping, etc. Instruction will be by local coaches and former college players.

Registration fee is $25.

To register, call Candace Young at 304-663-1247.

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A free football camp for Fayetteville-area midget league and middle school players is being held this summer.

The camp will be staged from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday each week at Fletcher Arritt Memorial Stadium in Fayetteville. Remaining camp dates are June 23-26, July 7-10 and July 14-17.

Ages will be 3-5 (flag), 6-8 (junior varsity), 9-11 (varsity) and 12-14 (middle school).

Station drills will be held in the following: ropes, pass catching, pro drill, quarterback/center exchange, agility drill, punting, bag drill, long snap, ball exchange, leadership skills, proper tackling technique (no contact), proper footwork (step and follow through), snap count, proper stance, proper alignment, proper angles and backpedal.

For more information, call Frank Spangler Jr. at 304-640-3187.

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The Fayette County Youth Soccer Association, along with Black Diamond FC, will host a summer soccer camp on July 7-10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily at the Oak Hill Soccer Complex next to Oak Hill High School.

The camp will be run by current college coaches and players from around the state with special appearances planned by professional international players. It is for children at all levels of play (from U6 to U18).

Camp cost is $140.

It will include:

  • Top-rated coaches;
  • Individual player evaluations to take home;
  • Camp T-shirts;
  • Technical and practical skills;
  • Small sided games; and
  • Camp championship ceremony.

Visit Fayette County Youth Soccer Association on Facebook or Black Diamond FC at for registration information.

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