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By Staff | Feb 18, 2010

Cystic Fibrosis Classic Set

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.

‘Full Court Press’ Game Set At MHS

Magnolia High School will host its second campaign for Wetzel County Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society in its research and battle against cancer.

The school continues its pledge to have the student body hold mini “Relay for Life” events at various school activities to help raise awareness and money to promote research into the cure for various cancers.

Full Court Press on Cancer will be held during the Magnolia vs John Marshall Boys’ Basketball game Feb. 22. Admission to the game will be $6 for adults and $4 for students.

The dollar added to the usual costs of admission is a donation that will be added to funds previously raised in the school’s contribution to Relay for Life.

Members of the student body will be selling basketball and footprint memorial recognitions for display in the commons area on the path to the game. Between games, a three-point contest will be played in the auxiliary gym and prizes awarded.

All contributions will be donated to the Wetzel County Relay for Life teams.

Come out and support the Magnolia Blue Eagles in this campaign as they put a Full Court Press against Cancer.

NM?Baseball and Softball Signups Scheduled

The New Martinsville baseball and softball Little League signups will be held at the Lewis Wetzel Family Center on Feb. 20 and Feb. 27. For more information, contact Ron Nice at 304-455-5078.

WV Hunter Education Course Offered

A West Virginia Hunter Education Course will be held on March 6 and 7 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The class will take place in the Mollohan Center at 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, person safety and survival, game care, and hunter responsibility. This course is open to the public. To register, please call 304-455-4433. Or send and e-mail to wetzelcountyhe@suddenlink.com. Lunch will be served on Saturday.

OVAC?Wrestling Honors

The OVAC All-Conference accolades have been published and area wrestlers that received honors included Josh Bartrug of River High School. Bartrug was the only area wrestler to make the first or second team. He won the 103 pound weight class for the Pilots and was only the sixth wrestler from River to have won a OVAC title.

Earning Honorable Mention honors from this area included Devin Talbott and Troy Haslam from River; Nate Taylor and Brody Northcraft from Tyler Consolidated; and Jason Long and Joey Ingold from Magnolia.

Hannah Croasmun Memorial Winners Announced

The Hannah Croasmun Memorial Basketball Tournament was held in Paden City Jan 29-Feb 4.

Congratulations to the winners as follows: 4th GradeNew Martinsville, 5th Grade River and 6th Grade New Martinsville. Second place awards were presented to 4th Grade River, 5th Grade New Martinsville and 6th Grade River.

Thanks to all who helped out to make this tournament a success. Special thanks to Brad, Marsha and Adam Croasmun for presenting the trophies.