The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


July 2, 2014

Sports camps

Sports camps

WVU Tech will hold a baseball camp for ages 9-15 on July 8-10 at Douglas M. Epling Stadium in East Bank.

The camp will feature instruction on the fundamentals of baseball from Tech head coach Lawrence Nesselrodt, Tech baseball players and local coaches.

Cost of the camp is $150 per camper (lunch is included).

For further questions, contact Nesselrodt by phone (304-442-3831) or by e-mail at

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The Fayette County Youth Soccer Association, along with Black Diamond FC, will host a summer soccer camp on July 7-10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily at the Oak Hill Soccer Complex next to Oak Hill High School.

The camp will be run by current college coaches and players from around the state with special appearances planned by professional international players. It is for children at all levels of play (from U6 to U18).

Camp cost is $140.

It will include:

n Top-rated coaches;

n Individual player evaluations to take home;

n Camp T-shirts;

n Technical and practical skills;

n Small sided games; and

n Camp championship ceremony.

Black Diamond FC is run by acclaimed coach Florin Marton, who has many years of playing and coaching at high levels.

Visit Fayette County Youth Soccer Association on Facebook or Black Diamond FC at for registration information.

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A free football camp for Fayetteville-area midget league and middle school players is being held this summer.

The camp will be staged from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday each week at Fletcher Arritt Memorial Stadium in Fayetteville. Remaining camp dates are July 7-10 and July 14-17.

Ages will be 3-5 (flag), 6-8 (junior varsity), 9-11 (varsity) and 12-14 (middle school).

For more information, call Frank Spangler Jr. at 304-640-3187.

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Coach Dave Barksdale and coach Dan Burd will conduct the Eye of the Tiger Basketball Camp this summer in the gymnasium at Memorial Baptist Church, 1405 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley.

There will be three camps: July 7-11 (Grades 3-5); July 14-18 (Grades 6-7. Girls entering eighth and ninth grades are also eligible for this camp); and July 21-25 (Grades 1-3).

All camps are for boys and girls and will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., except the July 21-25 camp, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon.

Brochures with detailed camp information are available by calling Barksdale at 304-763-5885 or Burd at 304-237-4067.

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