The John A. Flournoy Youth Basketball League will stage a golf tournament fundraiser on Aug. 11 at Bridge Haven Golf Club near Fayetteville.
The tournament, a four-man scramble beginning at 8:30 a.m., is now accepting entrants and hole sponsors.
Entry fee is $200 per team. Lunch will be provided. Participants can win a new car by hitting a hole-in-one. There will be numerous other prizes.
For more information, to reserve a spot, or to become a hole sponsor, contact Tom Ewing at 304-222-4079 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, call Matt Hanshew at 304-640-8875, or sign up at Bridge Haven.
The league serves mainly the communities in the Midland Trail High School geographical region. The league conducts a recreational season, sponsors AAU teams, conducts clinics and summer camps, and sponsors a high school summer league. This year the league intends to provide financial support for the boys and girls basketball programs at Midland Trail.
The New River Gorge Challenge Weekend is slated for Aug. 4 and 5. The event was formerly known as Captain Thurmond’s Challenge Triathlon.
The rugged 28.5-mile course consists of a 15-mile mountain bike, 7-mile paddle and 6.5-mile run in the New River Gorge.
The race, sponsored by Hometown Subaru, can be contested individually or in teams.
The New River Gorge Challenge, which begins in Fayetteville, is slated for Saturday, Aug. 4. More information can be found at newrivergorgechallenge.com.
The second day of the weekend will consist of the Thurmond Triathlon, a beginner-friendly race which consists of a 2-mile bike, 1.5-mile paddle and 2-mile run that will be held in Thurmond.
Anyone pre-registering will be provided a ducky by ACE Adventure Resort to use for the 1.5-mile paddle on the mild section of the New River. Registration forms can be obtained by emailing email@example.com or stopping by the New River Gorge Convention & Visitor Bureau on Oyler Avenue.
The Glenville State College Pioneer baseball squad will present a Fall Ball Clinic on four Saturdays in September (1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd) with a rain date of Sept. 29. Clinics will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m., at the Sue Morris Sports Complex in Glenville.
The camp is open to campers ages 7 to 18, and fee is $200. Private lessons are available.
Camp will feature pitching, infield and outfield, hitting and base running. Participants can learn tips on sliding, pitching, mechanics, work habits, pickoffs, rundowns, bunting and more.
Return registration form and payment to Glenville State College, c/o Tom Gilbert, 200 High Street, Glenville, WV 26351.
For more information, contact coach Tom Gilbert at 304-462-6539 or Tom.Gilbert@glenville.edu.
The third annual PV Classic, a basketball tournament for boys and girls entering grades 5 through 12, will be held Aug. 10-12 at East Fairmont High School.
Entry fee is $200 per team.
Three games are guaranteed.
For more details or to enter, call Jack White at 304-363-9233 or 304-203-2789 or Ken Hibbs at 304-612-3199.
Tony Caridi is scheduled to speak at a fundraising event for Highland Hospital Foundation.
The event, titled “Inside the Huddle with Tony Caridi,” is an in-depth look at the WVU football program. Caridi will discuss various topics, including a 2011 season review, Orange Bowl game wrap-up, the Big 12 Conference, freshman impact players, coaching staff, a 2012 season preview and question and answer. He will also share a recruiting video.
The event will take place on Aug. 2 at 5:30 p.m., at the Charleston Civic Center. Attire will be game day gear. Tailgate food and beverages are available. Prices are $75 per person or two for $100; $750 for a reserved table of 10; $1,000 for a Blue Table of 10; and $2,000 for a Gold Table of 10 at head table.
All proceeds from the fundraising event will go to support the new Highland Hospital. Call Jim Strawn at 304-348-1417 for ticket information. Tickets and tables are still available.
Former WVU standout Da’Sean Butler will host his first basketball camp this summer.
During his senior season, the Mountaineers won the Big East Tournament and made it to the NCAA Final Four. Since graduating, he was drafted 42nd overall by the Miami Heat and has spent time with the San Antonio Spurs.
The camp will be held at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown. Friday, Aug. 3 will offer instruction for children under-13 and registration is $100 per athlete. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5 will be for children 13-and-over, with registration being $175 per athlete.
Butler and other former Mountaineers and professionals will offer instruction at the camps. Campers will participate in daily games, stations and skills contests. They will receive a camp T-shirt, other camp prizes and lunch each day.
For a printable flyer/registration form, visit KMG Events and/or Da’Sean Butler on Facebook and Twitter.
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. Baseball and softball all-star information can be supplied, as well.
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.
Fall rosters and schedules should be submitted when available.
Information can be sent a variety of ways: via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; 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.