ODOT Construction in New Concord
To Barnesville football fans traveling to New Concord for Friday night's Barnesville vs. John Glenn varsity football game at Muskingum University, ODOT's contractor, Double Z construction is scheduled to replace the deck on the bridge just south of Main Street in New Concord. No traffic, northbound or southbound will be permitted except for emergency vehicles. Commercial traffic will be directed to use the Champion exit 176 and Norwich exit 164. There are message boards on I-70 informing vehicles to use the Champion and Norwich exits due to construction.
Bellaire TD Club Selling Replica Hoodies
The Bellaire Touchdown Club will once again be selling the Bellaire Big Reds Replica Hoodie. Order forms may be picked up at Gulla's or the first two home football games. The cost is $59, which is the same price as the past two years. Checks must accompany all orders. Orders will be taken till the Friday night of the Shadyside game, which is Sept. 9. If you have any questions, please call Norm at 699-0313.
OV Mudcats Slate Tryouts
The Ohio Valley Mudcats 13U baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Saturday. For more information, or to register, please call John Beckett at (740) 296-1108.
Cornhole Tournament Slated for Sept. 13
A pair of Cornhole Tournaments, held in conjunction with the Sternwheel Festival, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Wheeling Heritage Port. The first tournament is sponsored by Directv. The first place team will receive a set of Directv cornhole boards. The second tournament, which is sponsored by Valerus Field Solution. To be in the second tournament, you must have taken part in the first one. The prizes are as follows: $250, $150 and $100 for the top three teams. The game begins at 1 p.m. and registration begins at 11 a.m. The tournament is double elimination and it will be held rain or shine. For more information, contact Tina at (304) 380-3475.
Bellaire Kiddie Cheerleaders to March
Join us as we march in the parade through town and cheer during the first quarter of our home game against Ridgewood on Saturday at 2 p.m.. Wear your "kiddie" camp T-shirt and meet us at Bellaire High School's courtyard entrance at 12:30. Parents are reminded that they must pick up their child by the band at the end of the first quarter.
Bellaire Junior Sports Flag Football
Bellaire Junior Sports flag football registration will take place Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Forest Hills Community Center in West Bellaire. Cost is $35 for the first child; $20 for each additional child; and $80 per family. The league is open to all area youngsters. For more information, call 676-2825 or (740) 359-0696.
St. C. Youth Football Signups
The St. Clairsville Department of Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for its youth flag football league for boys and girls in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade. The cost is $45 (resident) or $80 (family) and $50 (non-resident) and $90 (family). Registrations end Sept. 3 at 3 p.m. at the recreation center.
All games will be played on Saturdays, Sundays or Mondays, beginning Saturday, Sept. 20 and will conclude the end of October. Rain dates will be determined accordingly with times to be announced. There will be no refunds given for any reason(s). Some week-day games may be played depending on the amount of teams and rain dates.
Anyone interested in coaching, please contact the recreation center. For the protection of our children, all volunteer coaches will have background checks done before coaching. Social security numbers must be provided so that a background check can be run. Background check must be approved in order to coach, prior to the first practice. Absolutely no more than two coaches per team. A coaches only meeting will be held before play starts.
Registration forms are available on the bulletin board inside the recreation center or outside the front door in the window display. For more information, call (740) 695-2037.
Purple Rider Boosters Planning Bus to Wickliffe
The Purple Riders Booster Club is sponsoring a fan bus to Wickliffe for the Purple Riders' second football game of the season. The cost is $45 for adults and $40 for students (14-and-under). The cost includes transportation, game ticket and a stop for dinner, which is included in the cost. The game is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. The bus will leave at 2 p.m. from the Dutch Henry on Hanover Street. Reservations can be made by calling Warren Hood at (304) 281-7620 or the Chamber of Commerce at 633-2565. The deadline to signup is Aug. 31.
Bellaire Football Moms Steak Fry
The Bellaire Football Moms annual steak fry will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Bellaire Eagles from 5-9 p.m. The cost is $20 per person and it includes steak, baked potato, salad, bread and dessert. Please bring your own place settings and drinks will be available for purchase through the Bellaire Eagles. There will be a 50-50 raffle and various other raffles.
Ferry Slates Flag Football Signups
The Martins Ferry Park District will have flag football signups for grades 1-6, through Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Martins Ferry Recreation Center.
The price is $30 for the first child and $20 for each individual in the immediate family. Games will be played on Sundays at the Martins Ferry Purple Rider Stadium. Anyone having questions is to call the recreation center, (740) 633-0602 or Larry Deaton at (740) 296-0076.