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Sports Briefs for Nov. 9, 2012

November 9, 2012
The Review

Dodgeball tournament to be held

EAST LIVERPOOL - Team Mojo Foundation will hold Black Friday Dodgeball, a single elimination tournament, at 4 p.m. Nov. 23. The tournament is being hosted by the Downtown East Liverpool YMCA. The cost is $25. The tournament is limited to 20 teams, ages 12 and up. Details and registration forms are available online at or from the Downtown YMCA or the Calcutta YMCA.

Poland holding basketball tournament

POLAND - The Poland Boosters Basketball Tournament for boys and girls in grades 4-6 will be held Jan. 26-27 and Feb. 2-3. For information, contact David Wolfe at 330-707-0565 or Information is also available at

Touchdown club sponsoring banquet

WELLSVILLE - The Wellsville Touchdown Club is sponsoring the football banquet at 6 p.m. Monday in the high school audeteria. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Potters' selling boys' basketball tickets

EAST LIVERPOOL - Tickets for the East Liverpool boys' basketball 2012-2013 season will be on sale from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Fieldhouse ticket office through Friday and during Potter Primetime on Nov. 21. The cost of the package is $35 if it is purchased on one of these dates.

Basketball skill clinic being held Tuesday

WHEELING - The Cancer Research Classic is a holiday high school basketball tournament played in Wheeling that raises money for cancer research. It's becoming one of the bigger events of its kind in the country. ESPN will again be carrying some of the games on national TV. The Classic is offering a skill development clinic for middle and high school coaches, players, parents and athletic directors Tuesday designed to help educate them on skill development for college basketball. The clinic is free for OVAC schools (athletic directors, coaches, etc.), athletes, and families. Particular topics include: concepts of learning & training necessary physical skills, mental toughness, college coaches expectations, player expectations, transition to college basketball, recruitment insight and NCAA academic requirements. To register and for information, call 304-243-6412.

Youth basketball tournament being held

MARTINS FERRY - The Martins Ferry Basketball Parents will once again be sponsoring a youth basketball shootout the weekend of March 1-3, 2013 for 5th and 6th grade boys and girls teams. All teams will be guaranteed three games, with a possibility of a fourth game depending on the number of teams. The entry fee will be $75. Games will be held at Martins Ferry High School with onsite parking and concessions available. If interested, contact John Bennett at 740-633-0684 ext 1106 or, or Kim Appolloni at 740-633-0684 ext 1423 or

Final turkey shoot being held Sunday

CHESTER - The Chester-Newell Sportsmen Club will be holding its final turkey shoot beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday. The cost is $2 per shot Lucky X and $5 per shot for the money shoots. Factory guns and tubes only. There will be cash, meat, novelty & 50/50 shoots. Kids and ladies are welcome. The kitchen will be open. For information, call John at 304-374-1451 or Vance at 304-287-0095.

Volleyball Club holding tryouts

WARREN - The East Ohio Volleyball?Club is holding tryouts Sunday and Nov. 18 at the Warren YMCA. Players in grades 6-8 will try out from 1-3 p.m. Players in grades 9-12 will try out from 3-5 p.m. Players in any grade will try out from 5-6 p.m. For information, call 330-219-1368 or visit This is the club's 20th year.

Club Hollywood tryouts to be held Sunday

COLUMBIANA -?Tryouts for Club Hollywood Volleyball ages 11-18 will be at Crestview High School Sunday from 1-3 p.m. Additional information can be found online at or our Club Hollywood Facebook page.

BLHS Athletic Hall of Fame nominations

CALCUTTA - The Beaver Local High School Athletic Hall of Fame is currently accepting nominations. Forms can be obtained at or at the high school office.

Boxing back at MTR on Dec. 1

CHESTER - Former world champ Paul "The Pittsburgh Kid" Spadafora (46-0-1, 19KOs) will headline a boxing card at The Harv at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort on Dec. 1. The event is presented by 8-time world champ Roy Jones Jr. in association with TNT Promotions. In the co-feature is Youngstown's Jake "The Bull" Giuriceo (16-1-1, 3KOs). Other fighters scheduled include Billy "Hutch" Hutchinson (4-1-D, 2KOs), "Big Chief" Morgan Fitch (7-0, 3KOs), the pro boxing debut of MMA favorite Joey "The Jack Hammer" Holt, of East Liverpool, a special prelude amateur bout with Steubenville's Angelo Magnone and more to be announced. Base ticket prices are VIP starting at $100, Section A $50, Section B $35, & Bleachers $25. Tickets can be purchased at Mountaineer Casino's Players Club in person or by calling the Players Club at 1-800-804-0468 Ext: 8297, online at or



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