The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

October 21, 2013

Sports briefs


— 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.

As they become available, winter rosters and schedules may also 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.



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The 15th annual Greenbrier Valley Toughman event will be held on Nov. 1 and 2 at the State Fair Grounds, inside the WV Building.

Fighter’s registrations are now being accepted for the single-elimination boxing tournament that is open to area men and women, ages 18 to 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).

Up to $12,000 in prize monies will be awarded. The champion in each weight division will receive up to $1,000 and the runners-up will each receive up to $300, depending upon the number of fighters in each weight class. All champions will also be awarded a Toughman jacket. The runners-up will each receive a trophy or plaque.

Miss Ring Girl will receive $1,000, while second-, third- and fourth-place ring girls will receive $200 each, plus various prizes.

Prospective Toughman and Toughwoman fighters, as well as ring girls, may enter online at wvtoughman.com or by phone at 1-800-296-3897. There are no entry fees.

For additional information, visit wvtoughman.com.