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" S( . SPIRIT of JEFFER and FARMER'S A1)VOCATE SPORTS PAGE B3 9 Wednesday, Februai3,~ 21, 018 PROS Boat/RV/Cllmate Control We'll beat any Charles Town or Ranson storage facility by $5/moZ 165 Philip Avenue Charles Town, WV 304-724-7867 www, Ro:ekw6iiMin iSt6 'aKo,eom ISAIAH ZAGAR MOSAIC TILE MU PUBLIC ART PROJECT GENERAL MEETING RAL FEBRUARY 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. CharLes Washington Halt FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC "ti.c]ze CHARLESTON -- (AP, WHSV) -- A bill moving through the West Virginia Legislature has drawn criticism from the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball. As the Sports Betting Bill makes its way to a floor vote, they're weighing in on how it could change the game. The Intelligencer of Wheeling reports the organizations is- sued separate statements pointing out the bill's weaknesses and suggesting improvements. They say the bill doesn't pro- tect consumers or prevent players from betting on their own sports, in addition to lacking proper safeguards. "Any sports betting legislation must include clear, robust and enforceable protections to mitigate any possible risks to our game," the statement from MLB said. "The law quickly advancing in West Virginia unfortunately falls short of meet- ing those standards We would be happy to work with leg- islators and the Lottery Commission to improve the current language." " We do not believe the bill currently under consideration will achieve the critical goals of protecting consumers and the integrity of our league. We hope the legislature will examine these issues more closely and amend the bill to include the necessary safeguards," the NBA said. An attorney representing both leagues, Scott Ward, pro- posed four possible provisions to the Senate Finance Com- mittee on, including advertising restrictions and leagues being able to opt out of specific betting forms they believed aren't sufficiently monitored. He also supported a 1 percent "integ- rity tax" to help investigate and monitor games in real time. MLB and NBA executives hadn't responded to the newspa- per's request for comment as of Feb. 13. Wrestlin: cel S 1 lth Anniversary HARPERS FERRY-- Primal Conflict Wrestling presented its first event on March 3, 2017 in an effort to bring quality professional wrestling to the region. Since that time, Primal Conflict Wrestling has brought many legends and superstars to the area, including Paul Bear- er, Ricky Steamboat, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Tito Santana, X-Pac, and many others. The high quality of our events has built a strong base that is global through DVD distribution and PCW 24/7, our stream- ing VOD service. Eleven years to the day of that first event, Primal Conflict Wrestling will return to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia for an event entitled, "Rise Up: The 11th Anniversary Event". The event will take place at the Harpers Ferry KOA Gymnasium, located at 343 Campground Road. Doors open at 6pro for VIP ticket holders and 6:30 p.m. for General Admission ticket holders. The action kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Highlighting the card will be three Championship Matches. Primal Conflict Wrestling Heavyweight Champion Ken Dix- on will defend against Sean Studd, the son of WWE Hall of Famer "Big" John Studd. Primal Conflict Wrestling Tag Team Champions Lo- gan Easton LaRoux and C.A. Elliot will defend against former champions Punk Rock All-Stars. Primal Con- flict Wrestling Television Champion Napalm will de- fend against "The New Age Plague" Gory. Also on the card is 2-time WWF World Tag Team Champion Henry O. God- winn, former Hedgesville High and Glenville State University football standout Doug Delicious, Fenix Fury, Hoss Hagood, and "The Polynesian Powerhouse" Nui Toflga. Tickets can be purchased at www.primalconflictwres- tling.com or at the door. Releue of information Walk-In Patient Financial Servioes has Movedl and Effective January 31,2018, the Medical Records/Health Information Management (HIM) Release of Information Walk-In Service and Patient Financial Services (PFS) has moved around the corner from Jefferson Medical Center to 115 E. l lrd Ave, Ranson WV Mailing address, phone and fax numbers will remain the same: 300 S. Preston Street, Ranson, INV. March 3, 4-6pm o%o$-. ?sbury United Methodist Church$ BBQ Dinner with all the Fixn's Entertainment by Troop 42 Silent Auction Buy tickets at Asbury UMC, tr00p42.ticketleap.c0m/bbq or at the door! Hosted by Unit ed Methodist Men In support of Soy Soout Troop e42 8BQ by Smokln' Willy's! Puroellvll le, VA I