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Published: July 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Pupil Activity Validation in Barnesville

The Barnesville High School Athletic Department, in conjunction with Tim Berger, will conduct a state certified pupil activity validation seminar before the fall season begins. The workshop will take place in the BHS multi-use room on Thursday, July 13 at 5:30 p.m. The cost of the workshop is $25. All coaches will be certified with the Ohio Department of Education for a three-year period. The workshop is not affiliated with any league or conference series. To register contact Mark Cook, Athletic Director at 740-425-3617 ext. 5111.

BHS track closed beginning June 21

The Barnesville High School track facility will be closed for repairs, resurfacing, and striping for a FOUR week period effective June 21, 2017. Fisher Tracks of Boone, Iowa anticipates the track to be available for use the week of July 17.

Skills camp July 10 & 11

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The St. Clairsville Recreation Center will be hosting a two-day basketball skills camp run by Lindsay Piccolini on July 10 and 11 starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 12 p.m. Campers will receive a t-shirt as part of their registration fee. This camp is open for male and female athletes who will be entertaining into 5th, 6th 7th and 8th grade. Cost for the camp is $40. Players will receive instruction on basic skills, offensive and defensive play and positioning, game strategy, and more. Camp size will be limited to 30 campers with a wait list for additional athletes in order to ensure each athlete receives the proper number of repetitions with the ball. Please register online at https://stcrecdept.recdesk.com or stop into the Rec Center for a paper application. For more information, call (740) 695-2037.

Byesville/Cambridge Macker Sign-Up

Registration is now open for the annual Byesville/Cambridge Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament slated July 8-9 on the Meadowbrook High School campus in Byesville. The cost for a four-person team is $140. For more information, call 740-255-6911 or 740-260-3088.

OVAC Hall of Fame Tickets on Sale

Tickets for the 2017 OVAC Hall of Fame Banquet slated Saturday, Aug. 19 at WesBanco Area in Wheeling, WV are currently on sale. Tickets are $30 each or $240 for a table of eight. There will be no tickets sold at the door. To order tickets, call the OVAC office at 740-391-2930.

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Caldwell VFW Golf Scramble

Caldwell VFW Post 4721 will have a men's guest members golf scramble on Saturday, July 8 at Fuller's Fairways on Clay Pike in Zanesville. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 8:30. The cost is $220 per team which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, meal, two drink tickets and prizes. All money raised will benefit the VFW 4721 Men's Guest Members Fund Raising. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, with $400 to the winner and gift cards to second and third place. For more information, or to register a team, contact Phil Doan at 740-509-1454.

Cambridge Moose Lodge Golf Scramble

The annual Cambridge Moose Lodge Three-Person Golf Scramble will take place Saturday, July 8 at Wildfire Golf Club in New Concord. Entry fee for the event, which will have an 8 a.m. shotgun start, is $55 per person which includes drinks and food. There will be prizes for a hole-in-one on two separate holes. For information or to register, call Keith Knox at 740-255-6411; Cliff Burt at 740-584-0176; or Toby Gamble at 740-705-3118.

Shenandoah Athletic Boosters Scramble

The Shenandoah Athletic Boosters Golf Scramble will take place Saturday, July 15 at Fuller's Fairways Golf Course on Clay Pike in Zanesville. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 8:30. The cost is $200 per team which includes golf, cart, meal, 4 drink tickets, prizes and fun. A chance to win longest drive, closest-to-the-pin and longest putt prizes as well as a mulligan can be purchased for a total of $10. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. All money raised will benefit the student-athletes of Noble Local School District. The field is limited to 24 teams, so contact Brian Giesey at 740-630-3127 or Kathy Sherman at 740-581-0313 to register.

Future Stars Football and Cheer Camp

The Future Stars Football and Cheer Camp will be held on Saturday, July 15 from 9 a.m. -2 p.m. for students in grades 1-8 at the Sam Hatfield Stadium in Duncan Falls. Camp will feature former Ohio State football players and cheerleaders. Cost of camp will be $25 per camper, which includes camp T-shirt. Registration forms can be found at www.futurestarsfootballandcheercamp.com or call Andrew Drabik at 740-624-7908.

Buckeye Trail Golf 3-Man Scramble

The Buckeye Trail Golf Team will be hosting a 3-man golf scramble on Saturday, July 15 at 1 p.m. at Cambridge Country Club. The cost is $180 per team. $400 will be awarded to first place team, $300 for second place and $180 for third place. Hole sponsorships are needed and welcomed. Proceeds beneffit the Buckeye Trail golf team. For more information or to enter, conctact Jason Pierce at 740-260-8172 or Mike Castello at 740-260-3127.

Wildfire Junior Golf Tournament

The Wildfire Junior Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Coach Jim Vejsicky Foundation, will take place Monday, July 17 at Wildfire Golf Club in New Concord. The cost is $20 for age group s 14-15 and 16-18 ($14 for Wildfire members) and $12 for adge groups 11-under and 12-13 ($7 for Wildfire members). A $500 scholarship will be awarded to the low male and female in the 16-18 age groups. The tee times will be listed in the Sunday, July 16 edition of The Daily Jeffersonian or you can call Wildfire at 740-826-7606. Checks should e made payable to Wildfire Golf Club and entries sent to Wildfire Golf Course, Box 209, New Concord, OH, 43762

Crystal Springs Junior Golf Tournament

The Crystal Springs Junior Golf Tournament will take place Tuesday, July 25 at Crystal Springs Golf Course in Hopedale. There are four divisions - boys 16-18, girls 13-18, boys 13-15 (18 holes) and boys/girls 9-12 (9 holes). The cost is $25 for the 18-hole events and $20 for the nine-hole event which includes golf, food and drinks. The entry deadline is July 20. Awards will be presented to the top two finishers in each division. To enter, call 740-624-2882 or email wmmsgolf@yahoo.com.

Belmont Hills CC Junior Golf Tournament

The Belmont Hills Country Club Junior Golf Tournament will take place at Belmont Hills Country Club in St. Clairsville on Monday, July 31 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee (payable by July 18 to the Barnesville Golf Parents is $30. Lunch will be provided for all tournament participants and available for purchase to all spectators. Age divisions include girls 13-15 and 16-18 and boys 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18, with awards to the top three finishers in each division. Checks should be mailed to Nicholas Bauman, 37789 Chestnut Ridge Road, Barnesville, OH, 43713. For more information, call Bauman at 740-827-2794 or email nbauman740@gmail.com.

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