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By Staff | Feb 10, 2010

The Wheeling Raiders AAU Boys’ Basketball Team, a National Division 1 participant, will be holding tryouts for their 14U Boys Team the week of Feb. 15.To be eligible, a player must reside in West Virginia and have a birth date on or after Sept. 1, 1995. Also, players must be a current seventh or eighth grade student.Tryouts will be held in Wheeling at Triadelphia Middle School.For more information or to sign up, please contact Roland Robertson at 304-281-6197.


The annual Charlie Morris Basketball Tournament will be held Feb. 26Mar. 2 at New Martinsville School. The entry fee is $75 for each team and is open to 4th, 5th and 6th grades. For more information call Bill Starkey at 304-455-2417.

The ninth annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis All-Star Basketball Classic will be Friday night, April 2, at Parkersburg South High School. The game pits high school seniors from Ohio and West Virginia in both girls and boys all-star basketball games.

The girls’ game will start at 5:30 p.m. with the boys game following at approximately 7:30 p.m.

The River Girls Basketball Team will host a Grasshopper Basketball Tournament for Boys and Girls’ third grades to sixth. The girls tournament will run from Feb. 27 through March 4, while the boys tournament runs from March 6-13.

The entry fee is $50. Contact Rick Isaly at 740-483-1580 or 740-213-5555 for further information.

The Fur Fin and Feather Club will be holding their indoor bow shoots every Sunday at 6 p.m. during the months of January and February.

This is open to the public as well as members. Refreshments are available.

For more information call Mark at 304-455-2247.

The Maysville Volunteer Fire Company will be holding a Spring Gun Bash on April 10, noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and there will be free food for ticket holders. To purchase tickets mail a check to MVFC, P. O. Box 434, Maysville, WV 26833 or go online to www.mvfc200.com.