The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Sports

May 23, 2013

Sports briefs — Thursday, May 23, 2013

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The Concord University women’s basketball program will host the Lady Lion Instructional Basketball Camp July 14-16.

The camp is under the direction of Concord University head  women’s basketball coach Kenny Osborne, who was the WVIAC Coach of the Year in 2003 and 2012.  For more information about the camps, contact Osborne by phone at 304-384-5344 or e-mail at coachosborne@concord.edu.

The popular instructional camp for girls ages 8-18 costs $200 for residential campers and $170 for commuters, which includes meals.  

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The 24th annual Homer K. Ball Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held Friday, June 14 at Pipestem Resort State Park. Proceeds from the tournament are used to fund scholarships for Concord University students. Through the years, the event has raised more than $200,000 and funded approximately 800 scholarships for Concord students.

Ball, a Lerona, W.Va. native, graduated from Concord in 1948. He served as sheriff of Mercer County, a West Virginia state senator and director of the physical plant at Concord.

Tee time for the captain’s choice tournament is 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start on Pipestem’s 18-hole course. A luncheon will follow in the picnic shelter below the golf course parking lot. The cost is $125 per person, which includes lunch, green fees, cart and tournament souvenirs.

Drawings include a chance to win golf packages, equipment and other prizes.

There will be a special prize for the first hole-in-one. Awards will go to the first and second place winners of the men’s and women’s teams. Longest drive and closest-to-the-pin awards will also be given.

Registration deadline is Monday, June 10. Checks for registration fees may be made payable to Concord University Foundation, Inc. and mailed to P.O. Box 1405, Athens, WV 24712. For additional information, call 304-384-6311.

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