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By Staff | Dec 30, 2009


The Valley Lumberjacks’ Matthew Poling joins teammate Cody Scott on the First Team in the Class A OVAC. Poling was inadvertently omitted from the list in last week’s sports page. Our apologizes for any inconvenience it might have caused.

Sports Foundation

Seeking Applications

Sports For Youth Foundation is currently accepting player applications from Canadian and American boys and girls, age 15 – 20, who are accomplished high school or club volleyball players. Applicants also should be good citizens in their school and community.

The 2010 Goodwill Ambassadors Volleyball Exchange promotes international friendships and peace through sport. The year 2010 marks the 30th year that the Goodwill Ambassadors have conducted sports tours promoting world peace. This year it is offering two tours. One tour will travel to London and Paris, the other will travel to Italy, visiting in Venice, Florence, and Rome.

For further information, contact the Sports For Youth Foundation at

Phone 425-255-8102.

Softball Camp Offered

The Wheeling Jesuit University Softball Team and coaching staff will be hosting winter softball camps for athletes in grades six through 12. The camps will include instruction for pitchers, catchers, hitting, and defense. Cost is based upon the number of sessions attended. Dates are Sunday, Jan. 24, and Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. -4 p.m.

For more information and to print a registration form, visit www.wju.edu/athletics/softball. For questions, contact head coach Bill Vasko at 304-243-2003.