On DeckPublished 1:08am Thursday, January 31, 2013
tickets on sale
Tickets for the Ironton vs. Flora Macdonald Academy are on sale until 3 p.m. Friday in the Ironton High School auto shop and until 2 p.m. Friday at Iron City Hardware.
Tickets are $6 in adavance and $8 at the door.
The game will be played at Spring Valley High School as part of the Huntington Prep Showcase. There are three games starting at 6 p.m. with Huntington St. Joe girls playing Scott County, Ky. Ironton will play at 7:30 p.m. Huntington Prep plays Oldsmar at 9 p.m.
Ironton Little League
The Ironton Little League will conduct registrations from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 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.
St. Joseph to honor
The Saint Joseph Athletic Department wil recognize all members of the basketball 1,000 point club before the Symmes Valley Homecoming game on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Game time is 7:30 pm. Honorees are asked to arrive by 7 p.m.
South Point Little League
The South Point Little League will conduct registration for baseball, softball and tee-ball. Anyone interested in coaching is also asked to register.
All registrations will be from 6-8 p.m. Here are the dates and locations:
Jan. 30: Casa Grande Restaurant; Feb. 6: Giovanni’s Pizza; Feb. 7: South Point High School new gym; Feb. 12: South Point High School new gym; Feb. 18 Casa Grande Restaurant; Feb. 21 Giovanni’s Pizza.
honors black history
ASHLAND, Ky. — The Highland Museum and Discovery Center will offer an exhibit in February paying tribute to African-American sports memorabilia.
John Carpenter — who owns the world’s largest private sports memorabilia collection — will display sports items featuring Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and may more great athletes in all major sports.
Also on display will be items of Clinton Thomas who is from Greenup County. Clinton had an amazing career and played in the first African American World Series.
Items included in the exhibit will range from jerseys, autographed pictures, books and other unique memorabilia.
Carpenter’s collection is recognized by Ripley’s “Believe It Or Not” as the largest sports collection in the world. He has been interviewed by ESPN, has had his own bobblehead doll, been featured on the cover of the “Wheaties” cereal box, and will be interviewed this month by Kentucky Educational Television (KET).
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.