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Ironton sports festival has variety of activities

Published 8:15pm Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Jim Walker


The high school football season brings plenty of fun. The Ironton Fighting Tigers are going to have a little pre-season fun.

The second annual Fighting Tigers Sports Festival will be next weekend and will include the jamboree scrimmage game at Coal Grove.

A “Meet the Tigers” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Tanks Memorial Stadium.

Friday at 7 p.m. is the scrimmage at Coal Grove.

The 5K run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday beginning at Tanks Memorial Stadium. Registration is at 8 a.m. and fee is $20. A dri-fit tech shirt is guaranteed to the first 150 to register. Awards will be given.

For further information or to register, contact Tim Thomas at (740) 646-3669 or Amy Perry at (740) 479-0171.

A Tiger Clan card canvas will begin at 10 a.m. and there will be a “Meet the Youth League Football and Cheerleaders” in the stadium.

Also, a craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Conley Sports Center. For further information, contact Valerie Freeman at (740) 533-7462.

There will be inflatables and a dry and wet park from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A free Zumba class will be offered.

The athletic Hall of Fame nomination dinner will be at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Eagles Lodge.

The casual attire affair is $15 per person or $25 per couple in advance. It is $20 per single and $30 per couple at the door. Tickets are available at the auto tech shop from secretary Janet Priode or any Hall of Fame committee member.

Each ticket gives the holder one vote towards one Hall of Fame nominee. Persons must be present to vote.

There will also be a silent auction and door prizes.

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