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Sports Briefs for Oct. 10, 2012

October 10, 2012
Salem News

Fans asked to bring food items to game

WELLSVILLE - The Wellsville Touchdown Club asks that anyone attending Friday's football game with McDonald to bring a non-perishable food donation. The Harvest House of Wellsville will be collecting the food at the gates. Fans are asked to help those in need as the holiday seasons approach.

Basketball league meeting being held

GLENMOOR - The George Jones Youth Basketball League, formerly the East Liverpool Youyth Christian Basketball League, will be holding a meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church. Any church wishing to participate is asked to send a represenative to the meeting. For information, call 330-383-9192.

EL Rebound Club pasta dinner Friday

EAST LIVERPOOL - The East Liverpool Rebound Club will host a pasta dinner fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. Friday in the Westgate cafeteria before the East Liverpool-Oak Glen football game. Cost is $6 and includes pasta, salad, roll, dessert and drink. Carryout is available. Proceeds benefit ELHS boys basketball program.

Registration set for Seacats swim team

STRATTON - Stratton Seacats winter swim team sign ups will be held from 6-7 p.m. Friday and Oct. 26 at the Stratton indoor pool. Bring swim suit for swim test, insurance and emergency contact information with you. Ages 5 up to age 18 are welcome to participate. The cost is $20 for 1st child and $10 for each additional child in family. For information call Jenn at 740-317-9837.

Ups for Downs golf scramble to be held

CALCUTTA - A golf scramble to benefit the locally-based "The Ups for Downs" will take place Sunday at Turkana Golf Course. Cost is $240 per team of four ($60 per person). It's an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Money due as soon as possible prior to the event. Hole sponsors also are needed at a cost of $50 per hole. Those wishing to enter a team and sponsor a hole, the cost is $280. Doughnuts provided morning of the event, hot dogs at the turn, and hot dogs and hamburgers following the event. There will be prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive and longest putt, and well as monetary prizes to the top three teams based on entries. Mulligans and skins also will be sold, and a 50-50 will take place. Further information is available by contacting Eric Derrington at 330-383-1821. "The Ups for Downs" is part of the Tri-State Down Syndrome Support Group.

WVU-Michigan basketball in NYC

NEW YORK CITY - There will be a trip to New York City, open to the public, during the Dec. 15-16 weekend. The package will include charter transportation, overnight accommodations, breakfast at the hotel, and a ticket to the West Virginia vs. Michigan men's basketball game, to be played at the brand new Barclays Center. The trip will provide plenty of free time in NYC. The cost per person, based upon quad occupancy, is $192. Packages are also available for triple and double occupancy, as well as for those not wishing to attend the basketball game. All proceeds from the trip will benefit the Oak Glen Middle School Culture Club. For information, call 304-374-7474.

Dash to Mat's Bash being held Saturday

WELLSVILLE - Preparations are being made for the fourth annual "Dash to Mat's Bash" by the Mathugh Johnston Memorial Corp. and Ohio Valley College of Technology. The 1.5 mile fun walk/run, set for Saturday is a costume-based event through the village of Wellsville, taking in scenic Riverside Avenue, beginning at the Wellsville Municipal Building on Main Street. This year the race will be in memory of the late Vickie McCombs. The race will encompass Main, Ninth, and Fifth streets, and on race days those roads will be closed for approximately one hour. Race registrations can be found at "Dash for Mat's Bash" Facebook page, requested via email at, or local businesses. Cost $10 per person and includes race packet, T-shirt, and entry for door prizes. Add $1 per size above XL. A kid's dash costs $5 will consist of a t-shirt, Halloween costume contest, candy bag, and other prizes. The third Fire Department Brigade Relay also will take place. The relay brigade will include six member teams, each running 400 meters for a total of the same 1.5 miles as the other participants. Each brigade of six members in Turnout Gear will hand off a water nozzle to the next participant until completion. Packet and t-shirt pick-up and late registration will be the day of the race beginning at 10:30 a.m. Late registration accepted until 1:45 p.m. at the municipal building. The kid's dash will start at 2 p.m. promptly followed with the 1.5 mile run/walk.

Wellsville painted Tiger paws for sale

WELLSVILLE - The Wellsville Touchdown Club will be selling "Tiger Paws" painted on your sidewalk. They are bright orange 18"x18". All proceeds will help support the Daw Middle School and Wellsville High School football players. The cost of each paw is $10. To place orders, call Chris Bost at 330-532-4479 or Rodger Miller at 330-383-9956.

West Point Rod & Gun Club turkey shoots

WEST POINT - The West Point Rod & Gun Club will be holding turkey shoots at noon on Sundays.

Chester-Newell Sportsmen Club activities

CHESTER - The Chester-Newell Sportsmen Club is having Turkey Shoots at 10 a.m. on Sundays through Nov. 11. Cost per shot is $2, lucky X and $5 per shot money shoots. Factory guns and tubes only. Cash, meat, novelty and 50/50 shoots. Kids and ladies welcome. Kitchen open. For more information, call John at 304-374-1451 or Vance at 304-387-0095.



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