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Semi-pro football coming to Chapmanville Saturday

By Paul Adkins padkins@civitasmedia.com

May 9, 2014

CHAPMANVILLE — Semi-pro football is coming to Chapmanville’s Tiger Stadium.


The West Virginia Lightning is scheduled to play on Saturday at 7 p.m.


There will be other events as well, including a weight lifting event sponsored by Chapmanville Regional High School. This will include Logan, Mingo Central, Lincoln County, Sherman, Man and Scott high schools.


There will also be a youth punt, pass and kick competition sponsored by the Chapmanville Midget Football League.


The West Virginia Lightning will also be doing specialty skills training from 1-3:30 p.m.


The Southern West Virginia Flag Football League will be playing the Lightning from 3:45-5 p.m.


Chapmanville Mayor Jerry Price will be conducting the coin flip.


The winners of the punt, pass and kick competition will be announced at halftime.