Post 29 practice and tryouts to begin today

ELKINS — Elkins American Legion Post 29 baseball will hold its first practice and tryouts at noon today at the Elkins High School/Post 29 Field.

Sunday’s practice/tryouts will be at Robin Harvey Memorial Field in Elkins, starting at 1 p.m.

Players from Elkins, Tygarts Valley, Philip Barbour and Tucker County high schools are eligible to play for the team.

For more information, contact Chris George by email at

Elkins Post 29 will open the regular season June 3 at Garrett County (Md.) Post 214/71.

Post 29 will once again play host to the Pizza Hut Hillbilly Hardball Classic from June 13-16.

A record number 37 teams are among the field for this year’s event.