Weir High to host golf outing

WEIRTON — The Weir High Football Boosters Club will hold its annual golf outing July 29 at Williams Country Club. The public is invited to play and support the Red Rider football team.

Registration has begun and participants are accepted either as a four-man team or individuals who will be assigned to a team. The $100 donation includes golf and carts along with a light lunch at the turn and dinner following the event, which is a scramble format. The shotgun start will begin at 2 p.m., and there will be tickets available for prizes, a large drawing and skins games for those who wish to participate.

For information and to register, contact B.J. Reitter at (304) 374-3359 or by e-mail at, or contact Walter Ruszkowski at (304) 797-7289 or e-mail at

Williams Classic coming Aug. 18

WEIRTON — The annual Ron “Fritz” Williams memorial Golf Classic will be held Aug. 18 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.

Big Red football dinner upcoming

STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters Club is sponsoring the Lew Giammarco Appreciation and Kickoff dinner at 2 p.m. July 22 at the high school commons.

Tickets are $10. For tickets, call the high school at (740) 282-9741 or Herb Crossland at (740) 282-5123.

Also, the boosters club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Harding Stadium fieldhouse.

Final Viper camp upcoming

WEIRTON — The final Ohio Valley Viper High Intensity Basketball Camp will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. from July 16-18.

Sunday is the deadline. For information, contact coach A.J. Forte at (740) 424-0119.

Golf scramble upcoming

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Oak Glen Touchdown Club is sponsoring the 10th-annual Jerry Barnhart Golf Scramble at 9 a.m. on July 28 at Mountaineer Woodview Golf Course.

For information, contact Bethany Mineard at (304) 479-1350.

Weir Boosters meeting Wednesday

WEIRTON — The Weir High Soccer Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the meeting room by the locker rooms.

From staff reports