The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

October 30, 2013

Sports Briefs


— The Joe Aiello Memorial Basketball League will stage basketball and cheerleading sign-ups at the Collins Middle School gym on the following days:

-- Saturday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

-- Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Participants ages 6 to 19 years are welcome.

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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.

Winter rosters and schedules can be submitted when they’re available.

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.

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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).

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.

Tickets are currently on sale.

For additional information, visit wvtoughman.com.