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Sports Briefs

By Staff | Aug 29, 2012

The New Martinsville Jr. Baseball and Softball Association will be holding nominations and election of officers at 8 p.m., Sept. 18, at the New Martinsville City Building.

Any parent of a child who participates in the league is encouraged to attend, vote, or run for an office. For more information contact Ron Nice at 304-455-5078.


Parkersburg South High School is hosting the eighth annual Fall Fun Basketball League on Sunday afternoons in September and October.

The league is open to players entering the ninth through 12th grades.

Registration is being accepted for school teams, travel teams, and individual players to be placed on house teams. League dates are Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, and 28.

Teams may double-up games to reduce travel. Cost is $225 for teams and $45 for individuals. For more information, contact Bill Camp at 304-483-8922 or by email at hokiefromwv@yahoo.com.

Last year’s league included 13 girls’ teams and 23 boys’ teams. The league is sponsored by the Wood County Recreation Commission.


A West Virginia Hunter Education Course will be held on Sept. 29-30, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. Pre-registration is required. The class will take place in the Mollohan Center on the Wetzel County 4-H camp grounds. Each student must bring proof of identification.

Included in the training will be basic gun safety, information about the different types of firearms and ammunition, archery, wildlife management, shooting, personal safety and survival, game care, and hunter responsibility.

This course is open to the public. To register, please call 304-815-2877. Or send an email to wetzelcountyhe@suddenlink.com .


Many great reserve seats are still available for the upcoming 2012 Magnolia football season at $15 each for all home games. If interested, call Claire Blatt at 304-455-3348 or 304-771-3347.