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By Staff | May 15, 2013

The Magnolia Blue Eagles Senior Banquet is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, May 19 inside the MHS Commons area. For tickets, contact Magnolia High School at 304-455-1990 or contact one of the Blue Eagle Booster Officers.


A Four-Man Golf Scramble will be held June 8 at the Sistersville Country Club. A shot gun start will be held at 1 p.m. There will be a lasagna dinner and door prizes, with beverages provided. First, second, and third places will be awarded. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and skill games. Entry is $200 per team. Call Eric Mason at 304-771-4132. Register your team by June 4. Proceeds benefit the Tycon Knights Youth League.


The Tenth Annual Frontier FFA Catfish Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 1, at Bob’s Place in New Matamoras. Registration starts at 7 p.m. and weigh-ins begin the next morning, Sunday, June 2 at 7 a.m.

Estella Masters, owner of Backwater Baits, will be the recipient of the funds earned from the tournament this year. Estella is battling COPD and the income earned will help her with her medical bills.

Entry fee is $10 and there are, once again, two divisions: Flathead and Channel Cat. The first prize for both divisions is $150 and second place is a fishing combo in both divisions.

Watch for the signs on the north end of New Matamoras and the buoys along Ohio State Rt. 7. For questions, call the Agricultural Science Department at Frontier High School, 740-865-3441 extension 2163.


The John Marshall Volleyball Team will host the third annual youth clinic June 17-19 at the JM gym, from 10 a.m.-noon each day. This year, a grant from Consol Energy and Noble Energy will go toward the purchase of equipment used in the camp.

The camp will be coached by the 2011 Two Rivers Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, Stacy McNally and the coaching staff of John Marshall High School. John Marshall’s high school players will be assisting in the camp as well.

Girls entering grades 4-8 at any school are welcome to attend. The cost is $40 per athlete that includes a camp T-shirt and awards ceremony at noon on the final day. The camp will focus on overhand serving, forearm passing, overhand passing, hitting, and blocking. The camp will cover defensive systems and offensive strategy for upper grade level players and fundamentals for young players.

Last year the camp had almost 60 participants and there only 75 spots available total. For more information, call JM High school or visit the school’s Edline page for a registration form. Registration closes May 27. Late registration will be accepted, but athletes may not get a t-shirt until the end of the week.


Paden City High School 2012-2013 Athletic Awards Program will be held on Monday, May 20, 6:00 PM in the Multi-purpose building. Cake and drinks will be served at 5:30 PM. All Varsity athletes and their families are cordially invited to attend.