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Published 2:21am Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Ironton cross country meeting Thursday

A meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Ironton High School cafeteria for boys and girls in grades 9-12 planning to run cross country this fall.

For further information, contact coach Tim Thomas at (740) 646-3669. Parents are welcomed to attend the meeting.


ILL minor league tourney June 27-30

Ironton Little League will conduct a boys and girls Minor League Tournament for ages 7-8 on June 27-30 at the league fields.

Fee is $50 per team and balls will be supplied.

Interested teams should contact Travis Wylie at (740) 414-0080.


Ironton volleyball youth camp July 1-3

The Ironton youth volleyball camp will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 1-3 at the Ironton Middle School.

Fee is $20 and each camper receives a T-shirt. Interested persons should contact Beth Campbell at (740) 646-9778.


Ironton chapter will hold officiating class

The Ironton Chapter of Basketball Officials and the Ohio High School Athletic Association. will conduct an OHSAA basketball officiating class beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Chesaspeake Middle School.

Fee is $140 and must be paid when registering online at

For more information, contact David Ridenour at (740) 867-4910.


Flyer/OLBH 5K Race set for August 10

The third annual Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital/Ironton Catholic Schools Flyer 5K Race will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, starting at St. Joseph High School.

Registration fee is $15 and $20 after Aug. 3. Registration the day of the race will be 7-7:45 a.m.

Restrooms will be available at the start adn finish area. Water station is provided at the halfway point. Medical care is also available. Food and door prizes will be provided after the race.

Tech shirts will be guaranteed to the first 200 runners. There were 353 entries last year. Walkers are welcome.

For more information, contact Jenny Rowe at (740) 307-2534 or at


Dragons 5K Run/Walk set Saturday

The third annual Dragons 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday starting near Jim Mayo Stadium at Fairland High School.

Fee is $25. There will be door prizes and awards for the top male and female runners as well as the top three finishers in seven age categories.

For more information, contact Chuck Wentz at


Ironton area youth soccer sets signups

The Ironton Area Youth Soccer Association will conduct registrations for the fall season at the Ironton City Center, 301 South Third Street, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, June 29 and July 6.

The league is for youths ages 4 to 12 with birthdays between Aug. 1, 2001, to July 31, 2009. Fee is $20 per youth and $15 for each additional sibling. There will be a $5 late fee assessed per player after July 14.

Teams will be for under age 6 (co-ed), under 8 (co-ed), and under age 10 and under 12 for boys and girls.

SP youth soccer sets registration dates

The South Point Youth Soccer League will conduct registrations from 5-6:30 p.m. Monday at the soccer fields, and from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, June 18 and 25, and Thursdays, June 20 and 27, at the South Point Giovanni’s Pizza for the fall season.

For further information, call (740) 532-3417 or go online at to print a registration form.


Rio Grande girls’

plan overnight camp

The University of Rio Grande women’s basketball program will conduct its overnight instructional camp July 7-10 for girls in grades 4-12.

Coaches and players will instruct campers in all phases of the game. Team and individual awards will be presented.

Fee is $265 per camper and includes lodging, meals, T-shirt, certificate of participation and use of the Lyne Center swimming pool.

A camp store is available to purchase drinks, snacks, pizza and Rio Grande apparel.

For more information or to register, go online at, email Rio Grande head coach Dave Smalley at or contact the basketball office at (740) 245-7491 or 1-800-282-7201 ext. 7491.


NIKE basketball camp set for Ironton July 8

A NIKE basketball camp conducted by basketball trainer Matt Wilson will be held for boys ages 9-17 at Ironton High School July 8-12.

Fee is $215 and campers will receive 23 hours of skill instruction in all phases of the game from NIKE trainers and coaches, official NIKE camp T-shirt, NIKE cerwtificate and evaluation, NIKE prizes and drinks.

For more information, please contact or call 1-800-NIKE-CAMPS.


Circlevile Dog Days 5K race set Aug. 3

The 12th annual Circleville Dog Days 5K road race, presented by Red Barn, will be held Sat., August 3 at 9 a.m. beginning and ending at Circleville High School.

The event boasts unique “Dog Days” suncatchers, given to the top three in each of 32 total age groups, plus awards to the top three overall male and female finishers. Numerous door prizes also will be awarded, water and splits will be available on the course, and refreshments will be available at the finish.

If you are interested in running, print an entry form at or register the day of the race from 7:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. There is a $15 preregistration fee ($20 on race day), and at least the first 150 registered will receive a free T-shirt.

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