The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


July 31, 2013

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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The 11th annual Johnnie Ferri Softball Tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3 and 4 at Collins Park in Oak Hill.

Proceeds from the co-ed tournament benefit the Johnnie Ferri Memorial Scholarship which is awarded to a senior at Oak Hill High School.

For more information on the tournament, call Meigs Conley at 304-573-1174.

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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

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 or by calling 304-384-5332.

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