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Published 1:47am Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Ironton sectional

tourney tickets on sale

Tickets for the Ironton Fighting Tigers’ Division III sectional tournament game are on sale in the high school auto shop garage office.

Tickets are $5 in advance and the school receives only a percentage of the pre-sale.

Ironton plays at 6:15 p.m. Friday at Jackson High School.


Lady Tigers’ district

tourney tickets on sale

Tickets for the Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ Division III district tournament game are on sale in the high school auto shop garage office.

Tickets are $6 in advance and the school receives only a percentage of the pre-sale.

Ironton plays at 8 p.m. on Thursday at Waverly’s downtown arena.


South Point Little League

schedules registrations

The South Point Little League will conduct registration for baseball, softball and tee-ball. Anyone interested in coaching is also asked to register.

Registrations will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Feb. 21 Giovanni’s Pizza.


Coal Grove Little League

ton conduct registrations

The Coal Grove Little League will conduct registration for baseball and softball from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 23 and March 2, at Dawson-Bryant High School.

Registrations fee is $30 for one child and $50 for two. Youths need a birth certificate and three proofs of residency.


Rock Hill Little League

schedules registrations

The Rock Hill Little League will conduct registration for baseball and softball from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 23 and March 2, at the Rock Hill Elementary.

Fee is $35 for the first child and $25 for each additional sibling.

Children age 8 and under need a birth certificate. Children 9 and older need a birth cerficate and three proofs of residence.


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).


McCallister Scouting

to conduct combines

The McCallister Scouting Report will be directing three separate MSROHHIO Developmental football combines during the month of March.

These combines are endorsed by the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association.

Combines will be held at the Fieldhouse in Zanesville on March 3, at the Field Sports Arena in Monroe on March 17, and at Super Kick near Columbus on March 24. Registration for all combines is from 10:30-11:45. The combines begin at noon.

Any high school football player in the Classes of 2014, 2015 or 2016 is eligible to participate.

Players will be tested in the 40-yard dash, the vertical jump, the broad jump, the L-cone, the pro-shuttle, and the power ball throw.

For more information and to print a pre-registration form go to Mail or bring forms to the combine. If needed contact John McCallister at 419-294-5129 or email


Carpenter exhibit

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. Saturday and 4 p.m. on Sunday.



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.

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