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By Staff | Jul 10, 2013

Game Times Announced For First Three WVU Football Games

The game times for West Virginia University’s first three football contests have been announced by the Big 12 Conference.

The season opener on Aug. 31 against William & Mary at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium will kickoff at noon, ET, and will be televised on FS1 (Fox Sports 1 is launching in mid-August as the rebranded Speed Channel).

The Oklahoma game on Sept. 7 at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., will kickoff at 7 p.m., ET., and will be televised on Fox.

The Georgia State game on Sept. 14 at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown will kickoff at noon, ET, and will be televised locally.

The television outlet will be announced at a later time.

The game times for each of the remaining contests will be announced on either a 12- day or six-day notification prior to the event.

Hospice Care Golf Scramble Set

Hospice Care Corp’s. Tygart Golf Classic will get underway on July 27 to help support the mission of Hospice Care in providing vital patient care to terminally ill patients and their families.

The tournament format is a four-man shot gun scramble. The cost to play is $60 per person or $240 per foursome for 18 holes of golf. The event starts at 7 a.m. with registration and an 8 a.m. tee off. All participants will receive a goody bag, snacks and refreshments during play, with lunch and the award presentation immediately following.

Individual and team registration is available by calling 1-800-350-1161. For more information on sponsorship opportunities please contact Christina Brown at 304-376-1392 or email cbrown@hospicecarecorp.org.

Coast To Coast Tryout And

Hitting Camp Detailed

Coast to Coast Baseball invites local players ages 10-18 to an upcoming tryout, where Coast to Coast staff will evaluate skills in four areas: hitting, fielding, arm strength, and speed. Players who are accepted to the program may choose to represent the USA in competition in Puerto Rico or work with top college coaches and pro scouts at the organization’s Arizona or Florida Camp and showcase events held at a MLB spring-training complex.

In addition to the tryout, an instructional hitting camp is to help players improve hitting fundamentals as well as their mental approach at the plate. Events will be held at West Virginia State University (college baseball field) July 10 with tryouts at 10 a.m. and hitting camp starting at 2 p.m.

Since the summer of 2001, nearly 3,000 athletes from 46 different states have participated in the Coast to Coast program. The Coast to Coast alumni now compete at every level of collegiate baseball, and even professionally.

For more information, visit wwwq.CoastToCoastAthletics.com. Register for one or both events on the website or by calling 740-373-4455.

MHS Needs Boys Soccer Coaches

Magnolia High School has openings for head coach and assistant coach for the Boys’ Soccer Team for the 2013 season. Interested individuals may contact MHS?Principal Kathi Schmalz at 304-455-1990, extension 306 or Blue Eagle Athletic Director Brian Castilow at 304-455-1990, extension 304.

Magnolia Golf Team Practice Scheduled

MHS golf team will be having its first practice at Fairways Riverside Golf Course in Sardis, Aug 5 at 10 a.m. All players will need to have a physical and their school packet filled out before being allowed to participate.