Hicks to sign book
STEUBENVILLE - Lester Hicks, a former Big Red football and basketball standout and the author of "Against All Odds: 4th Down and Forever," will be in town this week for several speaking and signing engagements.
Hicks, who was named one of Marshall University's 125 Most Impactful Black Athletes during the 20th Century and also received a 2014 Pathfinder Award, will visit the Kroger store at 264 S. Hollywood Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday. He will return to Kroger from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and again from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.
On Thursday at 6 p.m., he will be at the Toronto Public Library, 607 Daniels St. And, he will be at the Brightway Center, 2511 County Road 15, Rayland, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday.
Brooke to hold hoops camp
WELLSBURG - Brooke High School will hold a youth basketball camp from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday through June 26.
Camp is open to all students who are entering grades 4-8. Any student entering the 9th grade may not attend due to WVSSAC rules. The cost per student is $50. Each additional child from the same family will be $45. Checks are to be made to Brooke High (footnoted boy's basketball).
For information, contact either the Brooke athletic department at (304) 527-1410 or boys basketball coach Dave Reitter at (304) 748-0162.
Football officials wanted
STEUBENVILLE - The West Virginia-Ohio Board of certified football officials will hold classes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Monday and Thursday from July 14-Aug. 21 at Eastern Gateway Community College in room 2505.
For information, contact Mark Vukelic at (740) 632-1131.
Panthers to hold hoops camp
RAYLAND - The Buckeye Local Boys Basketball Camp in grades K-8 will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7-8 at the high school. Cost is $20 per person. Lunch will be provided and each camper will get a camp T-shirt.
For information or to register, contact coach Greg Haberfield at (740) 359-8815. Deadline to sign up is Friday.
Youth soccer camp offered
WELLSBURG - A youth soccer camp for students in grades 1-8 will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 30-July 2 at the Brooke High School soccer field. Cost is $30 per child. Registration will be held at the soccer field at 5 p.m. on June 30. Proceeds will benefit the Bruins girls soccer program.
For information, contact girls coach Lee Weppler at (304) 670-6268.
Youth tournament to be held
MORRISTOWN - The Showdown in Motown, an 8U Pinto tournament, will be held July 10-12 at Lynhunkler Memorial Park. The cost is $150 per team and two baseballs. Top four teams get trophies. Deadline is July 3.
For information or to register, contact Don Hearn at (740) 782-1892 or (740) 232-4033.
West Lib golf scramble
WEST LIBERTY - The Lary Loew Hilltopper Golf Scramble is fast approaching and teams interested in supporting West Liberty University athletics can get involved by contacting the office of institutional advancement.
The golf scramble will take place at the Arnold Palmer Golf Course, Oglebay Resort, on Monday. Registration and lunch begins at 11 a.m. and the shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. Dinner and awards will follow at the end of play.
All funds raised through this annual golf scramble support scholarships for the WLU Football program. The first $3,000 will benefit the Robert and Nancy Loew Scholarship Fund, set up by Lary Loew to honor his parents.
Teams can find out more about sponsorship or registration by contacting email@example.com or (304) 336-8888.