The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

August 5, 2013

Sports Briefs — Monday, August 5


— Sports briefs



Oak Hill High School fall sports practices will begin Monday, Aug. 5 at the following times:

- Football, 7 a.m.;

- Girls soccer, 7 a.m.;

- Boys soccer, 7 a.m.; and

- Cross country, 10 a.m.

Volleyball practice will begin on Monday, Aug. 12.

Students must have a current physical, proof of insurance, and their most current report card.

For more information on the possibility of scheduling a physical, call 304-469-2905.



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Midland Trail High School football players should report for practice on Monday, Aug. 5.

Practice will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Players should bring clothes in which to practice, a lunch, a completed physical form and a completed proof of insurance.



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The Mountain of Hope Organization (a non-profit corporation) will sponsor the second annual Tom Stafford Memorial Golf Tournament to raise funds for college scholarships for the youth of southern West Virginia.

This year’s tournament will be held at Glade Springs on the Cobb Course on Friday, Aug. 23, beginning at 11:30 a.m. It will be a “Captains Choice” format, with all proceeds going to the MOHO Scholarship Fund.

Entry fee is $75 per player.

Vacations to Disney World and Snowshoe Mountain, WVU and Marshall memorabilia, and other great prizes will be auctioned off at the awards banquet.

Go to www.mountainofhopeorganization.org to register or mail your check, made payable to Mountain of Hope Organization, to the treasurer at: Jerry Adams; 109 Gettysburg Road; Charleston, WV 25309.

If you can’t participate, you can still donate to the cause on the organization’s website.

All entry fees, auction purchases and donations are tax-deductible.

Thus far, the organization has given away over $5,000 in college scholarship funding to local high school graduates.

Read more at www.mountainofhopeorganization.org,  



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The WVDNR announces that the fall “Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop” is set for Sept. 13-15 at Watoga State Park.    

Have you ever wanted to learn a new skill but have never had the opportunity to try? Or, have you wanted to take up an outdoor sport but were afraid to purchase all the equipment and then find out later that you hated it? Well, the WV BOW program is definitely for you. Women who are at least 18 years old can learn a new outdoor skill.

This fall BOW will offer outdoor classes that

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include archery, biking, shooting, fly tying, fishing, nature walks and outdoor cooking, among others. Registration is now open. The workshop costs $150, which covers lodging and two dinners. Breakfast and lunch will be on your own.

For more information or to register for the workshop, contact BOW at 304-558-2771 or billie.j.shearer@wv.gov. The registration form can be downloaded at www.wvdnr.gov/hunting/bow.shtm.



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Sign-ups are still being accepted for a Concord University baseball showcase camp planned for Aug. 14.

In addition to the Mountain Lions’ coaching staff, representatives from other NCAA Division I, II, III, NJCAA and NAIA coaches will also be in attendance.

The camp will be conducted on the Concord campus at Anderson Field and run from 1 to 5 p.m. at a cost of $75 per player. To register, visit http://collegebaseballcamps.com/culions.

The camp is designed for players at least 14 years old up to those competing on the junior college level. Attendees will take part in a pro-style workout that includes live batting practice along with advanced skill instruction for all positions,  including pitching. Players will have the opportunity to be evaluated by the Concord University baseball staff as well as other schools.

Participants must bring their own baseball equipment including a glove, bat, running shoes or turf shoes, hat and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete.

Questions regarding the camp should be directed to Concord head coach Andrew Wright via e-mail at coachwright@concord.edu or by calling 304-384-5332.



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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 and The Montgomery Herald.

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.

When they’re available, fall rosters and schedules can be submitted.

Information can be sent a variety of ways: via e-mail to skeenan@register-herald.com; 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 offices at 417 W. Main Street in Oak Hill or 406 Lee Street in Montgomery.

Anyone with questions can call Steve Keenan at 304-469-3375.