The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Sports

August 21, 2013

Sports Briefs

Thursday, August 22

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 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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Among the high school football scrimmages this weekend are:

Friday, Aug. 23

-- Fayetteville at Summers County, 6 p.m.

-- Valley at PikeView, 6 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24

-- Pocahontas County and Man at Midland Trail, 10 a.m.

-- Oak Hill at Liberty, 10 a.m.

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The 2013 New River Gorgeous Trail Run will be staged this Saturday, Aug. 24 at ACE Adventure Resort.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place winners for men and women in the long and short courses. The shorter, 9.5-mile course navigates the highlands above ACE Lake, and the longer, 14.2-mile course circles much of the resort's 1,500-acre property.

A 5-mile walking course, which shadows much of the short course, is open for noncompetitive participation, though walkers will also be included in the event raffle. The first 150 registrants will receive a commemorative mug, and more than $2,500 in cash and prizes will be awarded.

Race registration will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Aug. 24 at the resort where the start and finish lines are located. The races begin at 10 a.m. Registration fees are $30 for the long course, $20 for the short course, and $15 for the walk. An additional $5 will be added for participants who register on the morning of the event.

Participants are encouraged to pre-register online at aceraft.com/trail.

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