On DeckPublished 11:01pm Saturday, February 9, 2013
Ironton Little League
plans final registration
The Ironton Little League will conduct its final registrations from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Ironton City Center.
Youths ages 4-16 may register. A parent or legal guardian must be present and supply a copy of birth certificate and three proofs of residency.
Also, anyone interested in being a coach or manager should apply at this time.
Tryouts will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 6, at the Ironton Middle School.
Lady Tigers’ sectional
tourney tickets on sale
Tickets for the Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ Division III sectional tournament game are on sale in the high school auto shop garage office until 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Tickets are $5 in advance and the school receives only a percentage of the pre-sale.
Ironton plays Meigs at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday at Jackson High School.
Chesapeake Little League
The Chesapeake Little League will conduct registrations for baseball and softball from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday at the Chesapeake Community Center.
Registrations are open to youths ages 4-12.
Lady Vikings’ softball
to hold rummage sale
The Symmes Valley Lady Vikings’ softball team will conduct their sixth annual rummage sale on Saturday, March 2, in the high school gym.
The rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Anyone who wants to donate items should bring them to the school from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, March 1, or contact coach Odie Estep for pickup.
For more information, call (740) 643-2371 (school) or 643-2021 (Estep’s home).
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:
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 on Kentucky Educational Television (KET) at 8 p.m. Feb. 16-17.
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.