Brilliant Announces Softball Game
All former players and coaches for the Brilliant Girls Softball Program will be playing in the inaugural 'Former Brilliant Girls Softball Game' on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Danny Duda Memorial Field in the Rich Lewis Memorial Park in Brilliant. All former Tigers, Reds, Pirates & Cubs, along with former coaching staff, will be in attendance and participating. Admissions to the games are free. In the inaugural event, ladies from Maine, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida and Ohio will be participating. This game will be held in conjunction with the annual Buckeye North Class Reunion; which will be held immediately following the games at the Brilliant Memorial Park. Everyone is encourage to come to watch and visit with former players and coaches for this special event. For further information please contact Kevin Barr at (740) 598-3419 or visit our Facebook page: Former Brilliant Girls Softball Players.
WAHA Celebrating 50th Anniversary
WAHA, the Wheeling Amateur Hockey Association is celebrating its 50th anniversary (1964-2014).
The celebration is set for Aug. 23 from 6-10 p.m., and will be held at the Wheeling Park, White Palace. Please RSVP by Aug. 16.
You are cordially invited to attend and take part in the festivities. Re-connect with your past hockey coaches and team mates. The evening will consist of a cocktail hour, dinner, music, and a short program. We look forward to seeing our past Presidents, Board Members, Commissioners, Coaches and Players along with their spouses. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. The cost of the affair is $50 per person, including bar.
Payment can be made by sending a check payable to, WAHA c/o Dick Riley, 67420 Central Ave, Bridgeport, OH, 43912, or go on line at waha50.com and use your credit card.
UL to Sell Passes and Reserved Seats
Union Local will be offering athletic passes and reserved seating for football at the high school office, starting Tuesday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Senior citizen passes are $25, student passes are $50 and adult passes are $85.
Barnesville Football Reserve Seats and Athletic Passes
Reserve Football Seating, Student Athletic Passes, and Senior Citizen Passes for the 2014 season will go on sale Monday, Aug. 18 in the Barnesville Schools Central Office located in the elementary building.
Fans that held reserve seat tickets last football season will be given the first opportunity to purchase them again this season. Reserve seat tickets will be sold on a five-game plan only. Price for the five home games is $30. After Aug. 29, reserve seats will be sold on a first come-first serve basis.
Student Athletic Passes are available for any student in grades K-12 attending the Barnesville Exempted Village School District. The Student Athletic Passes are good for any home athletic event. The cost of the student pass is $25.
Senior Citizen passes for the 2014 fall and 2014-2015 winter sports season will also go on sale Monday, Aug. 18. Fall Senior Citizen passes are $15 and winter/spring passes are $25. A single pass good for the fall/winter/spring seasons may be purchased at a cost of $40.
Presale tickets for home varsity football games will be sold at the following three locations: Barnesville High School Office, Bob's Drive Thru, and the Pit Stop the week prior to each home game. Presale tickets are $4. All tickets at the game are $5.
Bridgeport Slates Mandatory OHSAA Meeting
Bridgeport will hold a mandatory OHSAA meeting for parents on Sunday at 3 pm in the cafetorium. The meeting is for parents of students participating in any fall sport including cheering that are entering grades 7-12.
Bellaire Volleyball Camp Slated
Bellaire Lady Reds volleyball camp is Aug. 5-7 at the high school gym. Cost is $30. Participants in grades 2-8 are welcomed. Any questions call Kaye Sechrest at (740) 695-2089.
Buckeye Local Jr. High Volleyball Practice Begins Aug. 11
Buckeye Local Junior High Volleyball practice will begin on Aug. 11 from 9-11 in the junior high gym. All players must have a physical and drug testing completed before hand.
Shadyside Football Moms Hosting Vendor Bingo
Shadyside Football Moms are hosting a Vendor Bingo on Sunday from 2-6 p.m. at the Shadyside American Legion. Cost is $10 which includes bingo and sandwich/salad/dessert/drink. There will be 20-plus vendors as well as 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Tickets are available at the All American Wash and Tan or at the door. For more information or tickets call Kathy at (304) 215-7089 or Paula at (740) 827-1712.
Irish Youth Steak Fest Slated
The sixth annual Irish Youth Steak Fest will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Irish Youth Sports Complex. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served from 6-8 with live entertainment from 7-10. The dinner includes: steak, baked potato, salad, bread, dessert, water and pop. Those attending are asked to bring your place settings. There will also be games, raffles and the entertainment will be provided by Taylor Porter and Verdict. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. For more information, please contact Stacey at (740) 312-8237. Tickets are available at World Gym or Muxie Distributing.
Harrison Central Slates Mandatory Fall Sports Meeting
Harrison Central will hold its Fall Player/Parent Meeting on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the John W. Stephenson Center at the high school. This meeting is for any student in grades 7-12 who will be playing a sport this fall at Harrison Central Jr./Sr. High School. This is a required meeting by the OHSAA.
Buckeye Local Junior High Football Practices Slated
Buckeye Local Junior High football will begin on Thursday. Eighth graders are asked to report at 2:30-3:30 p.m. and seventh grade should report at 5-6:30 p.m. Players are asked to report to the east end of the high school and should wear shorts and football spikes.
Martins Ferry Selling Reserve Football Tickets
Martins Ferry is selling reserve tickets for its five home football games for the 2014 season on Monday and Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the stadium ticket office, for those who have purchased their tickets in the past. The cost is $35 for the five games. If there are any season tickets remaining, those purchasing them for the first time may do so on Monday, Aug. 11 from 5-7 p.m. at the stadium ticket office.
Also available on Monday and Tuesday will be parent passes for $125 each and senior citizen passes for $20. Student passes will be available when school starts for $40. Questions please call Carol Burda at 633-1732, ext. 3.
Martins Ferry Football Parents to Meet
The next meeting of the Martins Ferry Football Parents will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Martins Ferry Rec. Center.
All parents of players in grades 7-12 are invited and encouraged to attend.
Buckeye Local Girls Basketball Camp Slated
The Lady Panther Basketball Camp will be held Aug. 18-21 at the high school from 6-8:30 p.m. The camp is open to all girls entering grades 3-8 for the 2014-15 school year. Cost of the camp will be $30 which includes a camp t-shirt for all girls that register.To pre-register or for more information please contact Coach Tom Figurski (740) 424-6300, Coach Bob Czuchran (740) 632-9826, or Coach Luke Fabry (740) 381-6936.
St. C. Football Slates Celebrity Server Night
The St. Clairsville Football Team will hold a celebrity server night on Tuesday at Undo's in St. Clairsville from 5-9 p.m.
St. C. Junior High Volleyball Tryouts Set
St. Clairsville 7th and 8th grade volleyball tryouts will be Monday (5:30-8 p.m.), Tuesday (6-8 p.m.), and Wednesday (6-8 p.m.) at the high school gym. Those interested in trying out need a current physical. Forms can be picked up at St. Clairsville athletic office or administration building. If you have further questions, please email Coach Truchan (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please bring a water bottle.
Buckeye Local Golf Tryouts
Tryouts for the Buckeye Local golf team will be held Monday at Bec-Wood Golf Course at 11 a.m. All candidates must have a current physical and drug screening to participate.
Union Local Jr. High Football
All candidates for 7th-8th grade football at Union Local are asked to attend a helmet-fitting session on Monday at noon at the fieldhouse. Practice will be held at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a water bottle and cleats. For more information, contact Bruce Stiles at (740) 296-0216.
St. Clairsville Jr. High Football
All St. Clairsville 7th and 8th grade athletes wishing to play football, practice will begin Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. Things to bring: red and gray shirt and shorts, football cleats, and water jug. On Thursday following practice (7:30 p.m.) there will be a parent/coaches meeting for both grades. Please sit on the east side of the home bleachers. Any questions can be directed to (740) 695-5316.
Softball Tourney Planned
The first annual Dave Yocum Memorial softball tournament will be held Aug. 9-10 at the Powhatan Stadium field. Entry fee is $125 with $400 awarded for first place and $250 for runnerup. The two-day event will have music, food, pony rides, flea market and all vendors welcome.
An auction will be held Aug. 10. For more info contact Rich (740) 213-4694 or Danny (740) 310-8083.
Red Devil Club Steak Fry Scheduled
The Red Devil Club Steak Fry will be Saturday, Aug. 9 from 6 until midnight at the Bob Gary Pavilion in Warnock. The dinner includes steak, baked potato, salad, dessert and drink (water, pop and beer provided). Bring your own place settings. A Chinese auction will also be available. Tickets are $20 per person.
For more info or tickets contact Rochelle (304) 218-4867 or Kim (740) 338-1522.
Road Runners Fastpitch Softball Tryouts Slated
Road Runner Girls Fastpitch Travel Softball Tryouts for Summer 2015 will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9 in Wheeling at the J.B. Chambers Softball Complex. Tryouts will be held for 8U, 10U, 12U, & 14U from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Pitchers and catchers remain until 1:30. The 16U and 18U tryouts will run from 2-5 p.m. Pitchers and catchers remain until 5:30.
Shadyside Student and Senior Citizen Passes
The Shadyside Athletic Department will be selling senior citizen athletic passes as well as student athletic passes at the high school beginning Friday. Passes can be purchased in the athletic office between hours of 8 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday. Senior athletic passes are $20 for Shadyside residents and $30 for non-Shadyside residents. Student passes are $50 and will be accepted at any and all athletic events held in Shadyside for the entire school year. For any questions please call John Triveri, athletic director, (304) 312-8869.
OC Chaos Softball Tryouts Slated
OC Chaos is holding try outs for its 14u travel softball team on Sunday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. until noon at the new East Wheeling Sports Complex. You only need to attend one of the try-out dates. Players need to be born in 2000 or 2001 to be eligible. For questions please call Carrie (304) 639-3072 or Tom (304) 639-1327.
Shadyside Baseball Holding Scrap Metal Fundraiser
The Shadyside High School baseball team will once again be collecting scrap metal as a fundraiser for the upcoming season. Anyone that has a washer, dryer, refrigerator, hot water heater or any scrap metal that they want hauled away, please contact Head Coach Mike Meintel at (740) 359-0401 or (740) 676-3538.
Bridgeport Hall/Wall of Fame Needs Addresses
The Bridgeport High School Hall/Wall of Fame Committee still needs addresses for the following: 1958 football team members Alvin Henry, Fred Fox John O'Hara, Allan Earnes, Barry Gasaway and Coach Michael Mormanis; 1936 football team members Edson Heinlein and Robert Dill; and Coach Floyd Baker.
Please call Rob Zitzelsberger at (740) 310-9762.
OVFCA Seeking Nominations
The Ohio Valley Football Coaches Association is in the process of accepting applications for nominations for retired assistant football coaches with 25 years of service, with at least 15 of those in the OVAC. The recommendations, may be sent to either Reno Saccoccia, Dave Bruney or Mike Young. We would be inducting these coaches into the hall next winter. Please contact any of the above if you have questions.