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Teams of volunteers in Dunbar and Barboursville are putting the finishing touches on soccer fields in preparation for two prominent youth tournaments, the first of which begins on Friday.

Grass fields have been mowed, trash cans installed and parking lots prepared for about 365 soccer teams participating in the United States Youth Soccer Eastern Region Presidents Cup that starts on Friday at Barboursville Park and the Shawnee Sports Complex.

Rick Elmore covers sports. He can be reached at 304-348-5122 or Follow @ElmoreSports on Twitter/X.

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