Archived Story

On Deck

Published 12:10am Sunday, January 20, 2013

Reds’ Caravan visits

Tri-State on Thursday

The annual Cincinnati Reds’ Caravan will visit Fannin Motors in Ashland, Ky., from 3-to-5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Players will field questions and sign autographs while time allows. Fans are limited to one autograph per person per Reds’ personality.

Some top names are scheduled to make the trip including infielder Todd Frazier — one of the National League’s top rookies last year — and base-stealing king Billy Hamilton who was the Minor League Player of the Year.

Also making the stop will be broadcaster Jim Kelch, former Reds’ reliever and current radio color man Jeff Brantley, Baseball Operations Vice President Dick Williams and mascot Rosie Red.

The Caravan will also stop from 7-to-9 p.m. in Charleston, W.Va., on Thursday.

 

Ironton Little League

schedules registrations

The Ironton Little League will conduct registrations from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 26 and Feb. 2, at the Ironton Middle School gym.

Boys and girls ages 4-16 are eligible. A parent or legal guardian must register the youth(s) and present three proofs of residence as well as an original or certified copy of a birth certificate.

Also, anyone interested in managing or coaching should apply at this time.

 

Ironton HOF reception

tickets now on sale

Tickets for the first Ironton Athletic Hall of Fame reception and induction ceremonies are now on sale at the Ironton High School Auto Shop and Iron City Hardware.

The reception will be held at approximately 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in the high school cafeteria. Finger foods will be served.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the dinner. Tickets are good for admission to the Ironton Hall of Fame Basketball Shootout.

The Shootout has the Fairland Lady Dragons playing the Ashland Kittens at 2 p.m., the Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers face the South Point Lady Pointers at 3:45, and the Ironton boys against Akron Buchtel at 5:30 p.m.

 

Fighting Tigers’ 2012

highlight DVD on sale

The Ironton Fighting Tigers’ 2012 football season highlight tape is now available.

The double DVD disc set is $30 and available by contact Sam or Penny Heighton at (740) 532-7951.

The Tribune believes it is possible for people with a variety of points of view to discuss issues in a civil manner and will remove comments that, in our opinion, foster incivility. We want to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas. Responsibility for what is posted or contributed to this site is the sole responsibility of each user. By contributing to this website, you agree not to post any defamatory, abusive, harassing, obscene, sexual, threatening or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the ability of others to enjoy this site, or that infringes on the rights of others. Any user who feels that a contribution to this website is a violation of these terms of use is encouraged to email report-comments@irontontribune.com, or click the "report comment" link that is on all comments. We reserve the right to remove messages that violate these terms of use and we will make every effort to do so — within a reasonable time frame — if we determine that removal is necessary.

Editor's Picks

Tackling addiction

Spectrum Outreach plans recovery housing for addicts   The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services on Nov. 10 announced a $10 million investment ... Read more

Mrs. Ohio All-Star makes impact

SOUTH POINT — Angela McKeone, of South Point, is one of a kind. She recently won the title of Mrs. Ohio All-Star. “I recognized when ... Read more

Some RH teachers will have access to guns

PEDRO — Rock Hill Schools Superintendent Wes Hairston admits it wasn’t one of the easier or more popular choices he has made. “It was a ... Read more

Making his dreams a reality

Mickey Fisher speaks to Ironton High School   His message was simple: Before he was an actor, a filmmaker or a big-time Hollywood screenwriter, Mickey ... Read more