The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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July 9, 2013

Sports Roundup

n Boys Scout Seneca District Golf Classic

The second annual Boys Scout of America Seneca District Golf Classic will be held on Monday, Aug. 12, at the Woodhaven Golf Course sponsored by The Resort at Glade Springs.

The event will kick off with a lunch provided at noon prior to a 1 p.m. start.

The proceeds from this event will assist in funding the activities of the local Scouts from the Seneca District. The district includes Greenbrier, Fayette, Raleigh, Summers and Pocahontas counties.

New attractions this year include an exciting morning event to offer Scouts of all ages the opportunity to earn a Golf Merit Badge/Golf Belt Loop, live entertainment and food for the awards celebration, team photos and awards.

Chairpersons of the event are Angie Woods Melton and Pam Smith.

For more information via e-mail, go to senecadistrictgolftournament@yahoo.com.

n Midget league football at Shady Spring

There will be a football camp for all area midget league-age kids at Shady Spring High School on Wednesday, July 24. The camp will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be conducted by Shady Spring head coach Vince Culicerto and the rest of the Tigers football staff.

A T-shirt will be provided for each camper. Cost is $20. Please bring a lunch and drink, and a football if you have one.

For more information, call Culicerto at 304-252-9795 or 304-222-4108.

n Marshall’s Cato on Maxwell list

PHILADELPHIA — Marshall junior quarterback Rakeem Cato was named to the 77th Maxwell Award Watch List on Monday by the Maxwell Football Club.

Cato, who last season was the first underclassman in Conference USA history to be named the league’s Most Valuable Player, led the nation in completions (406) and passing yards per game (350.08). His 37 touchdown passes ranked third nationally, while his 69.5 percent completion rate was fourth and his 352.67 yards of total offense per game stood fifth. He also led the league in pass efficiency (147.1).

His 66.2 percent career completion mark (588-of-888) is currently a school record, just ahead of Herd legends Chad Pennington (65.1) and Byron Leftwich (63.4).

Cato is the first Marshall player to be named to the Maxwell list since running back Darius Marshall was added to it in October of the 2009 season after he led the nation in rushing and all-purpose yardage through the first five games.

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