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September 6, 2012

Sports Briefs - 09/07/2012

Advance tickets on sale for FH-Keyser

KEYSER, W.Va. — Advance tickets for tonight’s Fort Hill-Keyser football game at Alumni Field at Tornado Alley may be purchased in the main office at Keyser High School. Gates at the stadium will open today at 5:30 p.m. for the 7 p.m. kickoff. Advance ticket holders will enter Gate No. 2.

Tornado fans may also purchase multi numbers of advance tickets that can be used for any sport throughout the year. Advance tickets will be sold in the main office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Shuttle buses will transport fans from Keyser Assembly of God to Keyser High  School. The shuttle buses will begin running at 5:30 p.m. from the church and start picking up at the school to return visitors to their cars at the beginning of fourth quarter.

The KHS athletic boosters will also have preferred parking spaces available for the football season, weather permitting. Reserved parking may be purchased for a minimum donation. Handicap parking is available at the field for vehicles displaying a Department of Motor Vehicles handicap parking permit. Golf cart transportation to the field for anyone needing assistance will be provided.

Gulf War Memorial 5K run Saturday

CUMBERLAND — The second Gulf War Memorial 5K Run and 1.5-mile walk will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, 8:30 a.m., with registration being held from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. at the Gulf War Memorial located behind the VFW on Park Street beside the Cumberland Post Office.

Overall and age groups will be awarded. Door prizes and refreshments will follow the race.

Race applications can be downloaded at or For information, call Sharon and Mark Ellsworth at 301-729-6451.

All proceeds will benefit the completion of Gulf War Memorial.


Rocky Gap Triathlon Sunday

FLINTSTONE — The inaugural Iron Girl Rocky Gap Triathlon, produced by TriColumbia, will take place Sunday, 7 a.m., at Rocky Gap State Park.

More than 600 female endurance athletes representing 13 states, ranging in ages 14-73, will participate in a 0.5-mile swim, 16-mile bike and 3-mile run in competing for a $4,999 prize purse, excluding relays.

Expo Day will take place today, 2 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort, with the triathlon being run on Sunday, followed by a post race party, 9 a.m. to noon, at which time the awards ceremony will take place.


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