Anyone interested in being on the board of the Joe Aiello Memorial Basketball League is asked to attend a meeting at Shoney’s in Oak Hill on Monday, Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m., according to president Dennis Jones.
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.
When they’re available, fall rosters and schedules should also be submitted.
Information can be sent a variety of ways: via e-mail to email@example.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.
In preparation for the 2013-14 season, the Concord University men’s basketball team will play an exhibition game against Marshall University, Concord head coach Kent McBride announced Wednesday.
The contest will be played on Oct. 29 in Huntington at the Cam Henderson Center. The exact tip-off time will be announced at a later date.
The game will mark the first time that the Mountain Lions and Thundering Herd have met since the two schools played an exhibition contest at Marshall on Nov. 4, 2010.
Concord is set to return five players from its 2012-13 team that finished the year 16-11 overall and 12-10 in West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference competition.
The Mountain Lions, which will compete in the Mountain East Conference this coming season, begin their 28-game regular season schedule versus Fayetteville State on Nov. 8 in Winston-Salem, N.C. as part of the Winston-Salem State Invitational.
Now entering his third season as Concord’s head coach, McBride has guided the Mountain Lions to winning seasons in each of his first two years, going 33-23 during his tenure in Athens.
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).
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.
Trail girls fall to TV
Seeking a coveted state tournament berth, Midland Trail instead found itself on the outside looking in all evening.
Lions, Panthers, Eagles and Sharks earn MHYBL crowns
The Mount Hope Youth Basketball League crowned four 2013-14 champions Saturday at the Mount Hope Community Center.
Pirate girls, Trailblazer boys claim Fayette hoops titles
The Fayetteville girls and the Ansted boys were the big winners on the final night of the recent Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament.
Middle school champions
Here are the winners of the Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament
Boys hoops tournament pairings set
Valley and Greater Beckley Christian have landed the No. 1 seeds in the upcoming boys Class A Region 3 basketball tournament.
High school basketball roundup
In recent high school games:
Tech baseball off to 0-4 start
The WVU Tech baseball team finished its season-opening series with a pair of losses Saturday afternoon as 10th-ranked Cumberland (Tenn.) University recorded the sweep over the Golden Bears 6-5, 15-1 at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.
Pirates, Patriots eye section championship
Top-seeded Fayetteville easily advanced to Thursday’s Class A Region 3, Section 2 girls basketball championship, but the second seed, Meadow Bridge, wasn’t as fortunate.
Local wrestlers among qualifiers for state event
Cliff Warden is good at keeping things in perspective.
MHYBL posts results as tourneys begin
In recent action in the Mount Hope Youth Basketball League:
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