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Published 1:51am Thursday, May 16, 2013

Memorial Day 5K Run planned for May 27

The 12th annual St. Mary’s Medical Center Veterans Memorial Day 5K Run will be held at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 27, at the Leibert Corporation, 3040 South Ninth Street, Ironton.

Entry fee is $20 if postmarked before May 20 and $25 after that date. Checks should be made payable to St. Mary’s Medical Center VMD 5K.

Dry fit T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 300 runners. Food and door prizes will be available after the race.

Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female runners plus the top three in each age division. There are 14 different age groups for both males and females.

For more information, call (740) 534-1156 (Preferred Fitness) or (740) 532-8885.

 

Big League girls sets softball reunion

A reunion will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Texas Roadhouse in Ashland, Ky., for any girl who played Big League softball for South Point including all-stars between 1990-94.

Girls from Ironton, Coal Grove, Rock Hill, Chesapeake, Fairland and Symmes Valley are also invited.

For further information, contact Mike Payne at (740) 377-2183 or (740) 479-2700.

 

Senior softball 55up needing players

The Senior Softball League for ages 55 and older is seeking players for the upcoming season.

The games are played at the Chesapeake Senior Center field on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Interested persons should contact Herm Zornes at (740) 533-1229 and Bill Karshiner at (740) 867-2723.

 

Ironton youth tennis camp set June 3-6

The Ironton Fighting Tigers’ tennis camp will be held June 3-6 at the Beechwood Park tennis courts.

The camp will be from 1-3 p.m. for youths entering grades 5-9. Fee is $25 and checks should be made payable to the Tiger Clan.

Youths need shorts, a T-shirt, athletic/tennis shoes and a tennis raquet. Water will be provided.

Application forms are available at the city schools. For more information, contact coach Ron Ross at the high school (740) 532-3911.

 

Ironton boys’ hoops camp June 3-6

The Ironton Fighting Tigers’ annual basketball camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon, June 3-6, at the Ironton High School Conley Sports Center.

The camp is open to any boy entering grades 3-9 as of this fall. Fee is $20 and each camper receives a cold beverage each day plus a camp T-shirt.

Two indoor gyms and outdoor courts will be utilized.

Checks should be made payable to the Tiger Clan. Applications are on the TigerTown.com website or at any city school. Campers may register the first day of camp but are encouraged to register in advance to ensure proper shirt size. The camp is not limited to Ironton students.

For further information, contact camp director Mark LaFon, Ironton High School, 1701 S. Seventh St., Ironton, OH 45638.

 

Ironton girls’ hoops camp set June 10-13

The Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ annual basketball camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon, June 10-13, at the Ironton High School Conley Sports Center.

The camp is open to any girl entering grades 3-9 as of this fall. Fee is $20 and each camper receives a cold beverage each day plus a camp T-shirt.

Checks should be made payable to the Tiger Clan. Applications are on the TigerTown.com website or at any city school.

Campers may register the first day of camp but are encouraged to register in advance to ensure proper shirt size. The camp is not limited to Ironton students.

For further information, contact camp director Doug Graham, Ironton High School, 1701 S. Seventh St., Ironton, OH 45638.

All areas will be covered. All campers will be placed on a team for game competition and will participate at least 50 percent of the time. Two indoor gyms and outside courts will be utilized.

Awards will be presented at the conclusion of the camp.

 

Tri-State Junior Golf adds new age groups

The Tri-State Junior Golf Tour will conduct its 31st annual event beginning in June.

The annual youth golf tour will add two age groups: 6-and-under and 7-9. The new groups will join the 10-12, 13-15 and 16-18 age divisions.

Anyone interested should contact Jason VanDeusen at (740) 285-5004 or visit the web page at www.TSJGT.com for more information. Area courses will have entry forms.

Here is this year’s schedule:

Thursday, June 6: Riveria Golf Course in Lasage, W.Va.; Friday, June 14: Riverbend Golf Course in Argillite, Ky.; Friday, June 21, Sugarwood Golf Course in Lavalette, W.Va; Monday, June 24, Elks Country Club in McDermott; Thursday, July 1, Shawnee Golf Course in Friendship; Monday, July 8, Bellefonte Country Club in Ashland, Ky.; Tuesday, July 16, Twin Silos in Lavalette, W.Va.; and Friday, July 26, Guyan Golf & Country Club in Huntington, W.Va.

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