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Viper camp opens Wednesday

WEIRTON — The seventh-annual Ohio Valley Viper High Intensity basketball camp will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today through Friday at Starvaggi Park.

Cost is $40 per person and the camp is open to all boys and girls in grades 4-12. The camp is being held in conjunction with the Millsop Community Center’s Movie and Swim in the park event, and each camper will receive a ticket for Thursday’s swim party and movie. The camp will focus on fundamentals for offensive and defensive stages.

Registration is limited to the first 40 who register and pay. Call (740) 424-0119 to register.

Brooke Classic upcoming

WELLSBURG — The Brooke Soccer Classic will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Creek football tickets on sale

WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek athletic department will be selling football season tickets in the high school gymnasium from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Tickets are $25 per seat. All tickets at the gate will be $7. Student passes also will be on sale for $35 and senior citizen passes for $40.

Edison football tickets on sale

RICHMOND — Season tickets for the Edison varsity football team will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Thursday and Friday in the athletic office. Tickets also will be on sale on Monday and Aug. 20. Seats are $40 each.

Williams Golf Classic upcoming

WEIRTON — The 21st-annual Ron “Fritz” Williams Memorial Golf Classic will be held Aug. 24 at Mountaineer Woodview Golf Course. The four-man scramble format will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Fritz Williams Scholarship Fund in honor of the late Weir High, WVU and professional basketball star. Entries are $60 per player or $240 per team and can be made by contacting event chairman, William “Ox” Currenton at (304) 479-6875. Women’s teams are welcome. For individual golfers or late placement call (740-457-2981). There is a $500 prize for the first-place team, $300 for second place and a third-place prize plus other specialty prizes will be awarded. Entries can be made by calling Currenton or by mail in care of the Fritz Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund, PO Box 72, Weirton WV 26062.

Currenton and his committee also are accepting hole sponsorships and donations. Others on the committee are Erik Brown, Nick Dragisich, Brandon Williams, Wendy Williams, Keith Bloom, Ken “Peaches” Miller and Dave Shuler.

From staff reports

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