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Published: July 26, 2017 12:00 AM
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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.

Meadowbrook MS Volleyball Coach

The Rolling Hills School District is looking for a volleyball coach for the Meadowbrook Middle School team for the upcoming season. Anyone interested should contact Meadowbrook High head coach Kelly Zehnder at 740-680-3785 or athletic director Jeff Wheeler at 740-685-2561.

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Barnesville Wiffle Ball Tournament

Barnesville baseball is sponsoring a wiffle ball tournament on Saturday, July 29 at the Barnesville Moose Field at 9 a.m. There will be a concession stand and 50/50 drawing. The entry fee for the five-man team tournament is $100. If there are enough teams there will be two age divisions. Mail team name and entry fee to: Melissa Huntsman, 35650 Jagger Rd., Barnesville, OH 43713. For more information, contact: Melissa Huntsman, (740) 238-0047; Rachel Hannahs, (740) 391-8213; Darci Thompson, (740) 359-1709 or Angie Jefferis, (740) 296-4001.

Cambridge Youth Soccer Camp

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The Cambridge Youth Soccer Camp will take place July 31, August 1-2 at the soccer field across from North Elementary in Cambridge. There are two age groups - 5-9 and 10-14. The cost is $25, with all proceeds going to the Cambridge boys' soccer team. Participants should bring a soccer ball, cleats, guards and water. For more information, or to sign up early, contact Coach J.R. Fox at 740-680-2111.

Belmont Hills 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.

Muskie Chix Softball Tryouts

Muskie Chix Fastpitch Softball will hold tryouts Saturday, Aug. 12 at John Glenn High School. Tryouts for 10U will be from 9-11 a.m.; 12U from 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.; 14U from 1:30-3:30 p.m.; and 16U and 18U from 4-6 p.m. Plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to scheduled time to complete registration. For more information, contact Dusty Brown at 740-819-3871.

Barnesville Football Player Canvass

The Barnesville High School and Junior High football teams will be canvassing the community on Monday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m., going door-to-door in their game jerseys selling Booster Club membership cards. The $3 donation will include a $200 cash drawing at halftime of the Friday, Oct. 20 home game against Caldwell (winner need not be present). The card will also allow free admission to the varsity boys' basketball game against Bridgeport on Feb. 2, 2018. Any football dads of players in grades 7-12 who would like to transport the players in the canvass which begins at Shamrock Stadium is asked to contact Rich Wells at 740-425-3012.

Muskingum Basketball Skills Clinic

The Muskingum University men's basketball team will be hosting an exciting fall basketball skills clinic on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 1-4 p.m. in the Anne C. Steele Center. The Skills Clinic is open to boys and girls grades K-8. The clinic will focus on instructing the fundamental skills of the game of basketball and will include many skill competitions and game opportunities. All skill levels are encouraged to attend. The clinic cost is $30 per child and additional children from the same the household will cost $20. Every child attending the clinic will receive coaching from the Muskingum men's basketball staff and players as well as a Muskingum basketball T-shirt. To register, contact Muskingum Head Coach Travis Schwab at 740-826-8423 or via email at tschwab@muskingum.edu.


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