Barton Braves Fundraiser
The Barton Braves Ohio Valley Baseball League team will have a chicken BBQ on Saturday to benefit the team. It will be held at the Fireman's Field on Barton-Blaine Road from 5-10 p.m. The cost is $20 per person and includes barbeque chicken and pork, fresh cut curly fries and free beverages. There will be a cornhole tournament and drawings every hour, with more than 30 prizes being given away. The Pearl Band will play from 8-10.
Bridgeport Offering Season Athletic Passes
The Bridgeport Athletic Department will be selling season athletic passes Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the high school principal's office from 6-7 p.m. Tickets will also be sold at "Bulldog Pride" Night. The cost for passes is as follows: 1 student pass $50; 1 adult pass $125; 1 adult/1 student $150; 1 adult/2 or more students $175; 2 adults $200; 2 adults/1 student $220 and 2 adults/2 or more students $230. Passes are good for all home sporting events except OVAC and OHSAA events throughout the 2014-15 school year.
Purple Rider Boosters Planning Bus to Wickliffe
The Purple Riders Booster Club is sponsoring a fan bus to Wickliffe for the Purple Riders' second football game of the season. The cost is $45 for adults and $40 for students (14-and-under). The cost includes transportation, game ticket and a stop for dinner, which is included in the cost. The game is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. The bus will leave at 2 p.m. from the Dutch Henry on Hanover Street. Reservations can be made by calling Warren Hood at (304) 281-7620 or the Chamber of Commerce at 633-2565. The deadline to signup is Aug. 31.
Shadyside Volleyball Hosting Quarter Action
The Shadyside Volleyball Team will sponsor a Quarter Auction on Saturday at the New Life Fellowship Church in Shadyside. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and auction starts at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. The event includes local vendors, door prizes, 50/50, raffles and refreshments. For ticket or event information, please contact Christin at (740) 232-4738.
Saints Club Canvass Drive Slated
The Saints Club will hold its annual community canvass drive on Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. The canvass is in lieu of all tag days and benefits all athletic programs at St. Clairsville High School. All participants (Grades 9-12) will be fed at 5 p.m. at the press box. Following the Canvass Drive, a "Meet the Teams" night will take place at Red Devil Stadium at 7:30 and include all Fall sports in grades 7-12 along with the marching band.
Bellaire Football Moms Steak Fry Planned
The Bellaire Football Moms annual steak fry will be held on Friday, Aug. 22 at the Bellaire Eagles from 5-9 p.m. The cost is $20 per person and it includes steak, baked potato, salad, bread and dessert. Please bring your own place settings and drinks will be available for purchase through the Bellaire Eagles. There will be a 50-50 raffle and various other raffles.
St. C. Offering Fall Sports Passes
The St. Clairsville Athletic Department is announcing that fall sports passes are available in the High School office. Passes can be purchased in the principal's office during the week from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., as well as in the athletic office at various times and by appointment by calling 699-2248. The following passes and fees are available: senior citizen ($20), student ($35; families w/ 3 or more is $30 each), adult ($75). These include all home events in grades 7-12 (excluding tournaments) for the 2014-15 school year. Additionally, reserved football seats are available for $7 by calling the athletic office.
Buckeye Local Slates Mandatory OHSAA Meeting
The mandatory OHSAA Preseason Sportsmanship-Eligibility meeting for fall sports will be held on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the BLHS theater.
The meeting is mandatory for all Buckeye Local fall sport participants in grades 7-12.
St. C. Soccer Registration Underway
The St. Clairsville Area Soccer Association is now underway. Any registration after today will be charged a $5 late fee.
Any Belmont County or Ohio Valley youth with birthdays between 8/1/2000 and 7/31/10 can sign up at the Recreation Center in St. Clairsville until Monday without late fee. Registrations after Monday will be accepted on an as needed basis. Players in the eighth grade who are 15 and not yet in high school are permitted to play. Forms are available at the St. Clairsville Recreation Department and Swans and Jenkins Sports stores, St Mary's and East Richland Schools and other area schools. Contact the Recreation Center at 695-2037 for registration information and forms .
Travel Teams will be formed with the U-10 to U-14 age groups. Teams will play other recreation teams in the Ohio Valley with the older teams playing within the region. The U-6 and U-8 will not travel outside of St. Clairsville. Travel Team play will begin after Sept. 7 and Pre Travel will begin Sept. 9. Parents are encouraged to join the St. Clairsville Area Youth Soccer Association to assist the program. Contact Dave Hahn 695-4207, Rick Ferrell 695-1995 with any questions or see the web site for information: eteamz.active.com/stcareasoccerassoc
Ferry Slates Flag Football Signups
The Martins Ferry Park District will have flag football signups for grades 1-6, through Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Martins Ferry Recreation Center.
The price is $30 for the first child and $20 for each individual in the immediate family. Games will be played on Sundays at the Martins Ferry Purple Rider Stadium. Anyone having questions is to call the recreation center, (740) 633-0602 or Larry Deaton at (740) 296-0076.
Barnesville Booster Membership Drive
The Barnesville high school and junior high school football teams will be canvassing the community today, starting at approximately 6 p.m. in their game jerseys selling Booster Club membership cards. The $3 donation includes inclusion in the drawing for $200 cash at halftime of the Oct. 31 home varsity game against Magnolia (winner need not be present). Also, the card enables the holder free admittance to the varsity boys' basketball game against John Marshall on Feb. 3, 2015. Any football dads in grades 7-12 interested in transporting players, contact Rich Wells at 425-3012.
UL Passes and Reserved Seats
Union Local will be offering athletic passes and reserved seating for football at the high school office 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.
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.
Martins Ferry Football Parents to Meet
The next meeting of the Martins Ferry Football Parents will be held on Tuesday 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.
Shadyside Student and Senior Citizen Passes
The Shadyside Athletic Department is selling senior citizen athletic passes as well as student athletic passes at the high school. 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.