The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


October 29, 2012

Sports Briefs - Monday, Oct. 29

The W.Va. Rapids Soccer Club will hold sign-ups on Nov. 6 in the Holcomb Building at the YMCA Paul Cline Memorial Youth Sports Complex for winter and spring soccer.

Sign-ups will be for all age groups from U-8 through U-19.

For more information, visit or e-mail

Fighter registration is now being accepted for the 14th annual Budweiser Original Toughman Contest, a single-elimination boxing tournament set for Nov. 2-3 at the State Fair Grounds in Fairlea. The event is open to area men and women ages 18 through 35 with no pro fights and limited amateur experience. All bouts are scheduled for three, one-minute rounds, with all fighters wearing 16-ounce gloves, protective headgear and a mouth piece.

All applicants must be in good physical condition.

The weight divisions for both men and women are: lightweight (139 pounds and under), middleweight (140-159), light heavyweight (160-184) and heavyweight (185-400).

Prospective Toughman and Toughwoman fighters may enter online at or by calling 1-800-296-3897.

Tickets are currently on sale.

Additional information is available online at

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.

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.

Information can be sent a variety of ways: via e-mail to; 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.

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