OVP Sports Briefs


GPRD reschedules MLB youth competition

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Due to inclement weather, the Gallipolis Parks and Recreation Department has re-scheduled its free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition for the area youth to noon Saturday, April 16, at the K and P area near the swimming pool.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and all participants must show proof of age before advancement, as well as fill out a waiver/registration form prior to the start of the event. No metal spikes are allowed.

Pitch, Hit and Run is the Official Skills Competition of Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball skills.

Boys and girls will compete in separate divisions. Competitors are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14 ( age as of 7-17-16), and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2016 MLB All-Star Game.

The individual Pitching, Hitting , and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each age and gender group at the Local Competition will be awarded and advance to the Sectional Level of competition.

For more information, contact event coordinator Brett Bostic at 740-441-6022 or email cityrec@gallipoliscity.com

PPGSL Registrations in April

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant Girls Softball League will be holding multiple registration sessions at a pair of locations.

Signups at the Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School Commons Area will be held from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12; Monday, April 18; Thursday, April 21; Monday, April 25; and Tuesday, April 26.

Signups will also be held at The Fields from 10 a.m. until noon on the Saturdays of April 23 and April 30.

Wahama HOF golf tournament

MASON, W.Va. — The Wahama Athletic Hall of Fame golf tournament will be held on Saturday, April 23, at Riverside Golf Course. For team reservations or more information, contact Bobby Greene at the clubhouse at 304-773-5354.

Meigs football golf scramble

MASON, W.Va. — The Meigs Marauder football team will host a golf scramble on Saturday, April 30, at the Riverside Golf Course. Registration for the tournament will begin at 8 a.m. and a shot gun start will take place at 9 a.m.

The tournament will cost $240 per team, or $60 a player. Cost includes free food and and beverages (Pepsi products and water). Each team must have a handicap of at least 40 with only one player below 8.

Club house credit for the top-three teams will be awarded, along with Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive and other cash prizes. Checks should be made payable to Meigs football.

For more information, contact Tonya Cox at 740-645-4479 or the Riverside Golf Course at 304-773-5354.

Southern football golf scramble

MASON, W.Va. — The Southern football team will hold a golf scramble on Saturday, May 21, at the Riverside Golf Course in Mason County. The format will be a four-man scramble, bring your own team.

Each squad must have a team handicap of 40+ and only one player can be under 10. Price is $60 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and beverages. Prizes include club house credit for the top three teams, among other cash prizes.

The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact Southern football coach Mike Chancey at 740-591-8644.

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