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Published 1:48am Wednesday, June 4, 2014

ILL pitching machine

tourney for 7-8 year olds

The Ironton Little League will host its annual pitching machine tournament for boys and girls ages 7-8 on July 4-6.

Entry fee for the double elimination tournaments are $75. For more information, call (740) 414-0080.


Coal Grove LL football registration Saturday

The Coal Grove Little League football will conduct registrations for youths in grades K-6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Dawson-Bryant board office basketball court.


Ironton girls’ basketball

camp planned June 9-12

The annual Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ basketball camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday through Thursday, June 9-12, at the Sports Center.

The camp is open to any girls in grades 3-9 as of the fall of 2014. Fee is $25.

Each camper will receive one cold beverage each day and a T-shirt at the end of camp.

Participants will receive a free breakfast before camp at 8:30 a.m. and lunch after camp each day.

Camp applications are available in the Ironton schools or contact Doug Graham at the school (740) 532-3911.


Herd baseball camps

to be held in June

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Marshall baseball camps will be held at various sites, dates and times throughout June.

Registration is first-come, first-serve and open to anyone in grades K-8. Fee is $75 for three-day camps and $50 for two-day camps. Both can be paid the day of the camp but early registration is recommended.

Camps are 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dates and sites are: June 2-4 Barboursville Little League; June 9-11 League 3 LL field in Huntington; June 16-18 Mason County LL in Point Pleasant; June 19-20 Ashland American LL in Ashland, Ky.


Collins Career Center’s golf scramble June 7

The Collins Career Center gold scamble will be held Saturday at Diamond Links Golf Course in Catlettsburg, Ky.

Check in begins at 7:15 a.m. with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Entry fee is $65 per player and includes green fees and cart. Lunch is provided by Texas Road House including a gift bag.

Prizes will be awarded to first, second and last place teams along with longest drive, closest to pin and longest putt.

For more information or to register, call (740) 867-6641 extension 329.


Reds Legends youth

baseball clinic set

The annual Cincinnati Reds Legends youth baseball clinic will be June 16-18 at the V.F.W. Field in Marietta for youths ages 4-19.

Former Reds conducting the clinic include Ron Oester, Clay Carroll, Reggie Sanders, Todd Benziner, Eddie Milner, Leo Cardenas, Pokey Reese and Steve Larkin.

Meals and drinks will be provided daily. Fee is $125 and registration deadline is June 10. To register, contact (740) 373-3476 or use the registration form provided at left or go online at

Forms and fees can be mailed to Reds Legends, 16650 State Route 550, Marietta, OH 45750.

Proceeds benefit Marietta’s youth baseball.


Annual Run By The River scheduled for June 14

Regisgtration is underway for the 37th annual Run By The River 5K or 10K running or walking course to be held Saturay, June 14.

The race is in downtown Russell, Ky., and begins at 8:30 a.m.

Those wishing to enter the special events must pre-register by June 7. Groups must consist of 10 or more runners and each person in the group qualifies for a special reduced registration fee of $18.

Race day registration begins at 7 a.m. Those who pre-registered will pick up their packets at a special tent, while those who need to registered on the day of the race will report to a separate tent.

Entries received by June 7 will qualify for a discounted fee of $20 ($18 for groups). After that date the entry fee will be $25, except for entrants 14 and under who are charged $20 through race day. Each participant will receive a top quality color block tech shirts and a goody bag.

For an entry form or more information runners can contact Tim Gearhart at 740-532-0932 or by email at or visit the web site for a downloadable registration form or for on-line registration.


Rio Grande will hold baseball prospect tryout

The University of Rio Grande baseball program has cancelled its prospect tryout for Wednesday due to the threat of bad weather, but will will conduct a tryout June 10 at the Bob Evans Field on the campus.

Registration is from 8:30-9 a.m. each day with workouts to begin immediately afterwards or by going online at the Rio baseball website.

The camp is open to recently graduated high school seniors as well as sophomores and juniors.

Players should bring appropriate gear. Cost is $60. Checks should be made out to the URG Baseball Fund.

Players must have a completed medical consent form available on the Rio baseball webpage.

For more information, contact head coach Brad Warnimont at


Rio Grande announces summer hoops camps

The University of Rio Grande is conducting various sports camps this summer.

Men’s basketball: Little Storm day camp for ages 6-9 is 9 a.m. to noon June 9-11. Cost is $60. Checks should be made payable to Big Red Basketball Camp.

One-day camps:

Junior varsity shootout June 8. Varsity and junior varsity shootouts are June 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20. Costs is $170 and teams will play at least four games.

Point guard camp for boys and girls ages 12-18 is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 14. Cost is $30.

A boys and girls shooting camp for ages 8-18 will be from 9 a.m. to noon June 16-18. Fee is $60 each.

The Hard Work Camp is for boys ages 10-16 June 22-26. Fee is $200 for commuters and $285 for overnight camps. Fees include meals, lodging, camp jersey, T-shirt and awards.

Registration forms are on the athletic website

For more information or to register, contact Ken French at (740) 245-7294 or 1-800-282-7201 ext. 7294 or email


Rio Grande volleyball camp set June 29-July 1

The University of Rio Grande volleyball camp will be held i two divisions for girls in grades 6-12 from June 29 to July 1 on the campus.

One camp is for grades 6-8 and another for grades 9-12.

Campbers will divided into teams for touranment play to conclude the camp.

Fee is $200 per camper and includes overnight lodging, meals and awards.

The camp will include instruction from a former All-American as well as All-Ohio and Player of the Year honorees as well as NAIA national leaders in their area of specialty.

Registration forms and a $100 deposit should be mailed to Billina Donaldson, Volleyball Coach, P.O. Box 500, Rio Grande, OH 45674. Checks should be made payable to Billina Donaldson Volleyball Camp.

Registration forms and a camp schedule is available on the volleyball link of the school’s athletic website.

For more information, contact Donaldson at (740) 988-6497 or email


AAWSL 5th annual reunion Saturday

ASHLAND, Ky. — The fifth annual Ashland Area Women’s Softball League reunion will be held starting at 2 p.m. Saturday in Central Park.

The reunion is open to players, coaches and fans during the 1960s through 1980s.

Hot dogs and hamburgers will be furnished but participants are asked to bring a covered dish to share and drinks.

Any pictures or memorabilia would be appreciated.

For questions, contact Debbie Nichols Haines at (606) 836-5395 or


Roosters Tournament planned for June 21

The third annual Roosters Softball Tournament will be held June 21 in Huntington, W.Va.

Men will begin on Saturday and co-ed on Sunday.

Entry fee is $170 or $150 if paid by June 18. A bracket party will be held on June 18.

The home run limit will be two plus DHH.

Shirts for champions and sponsor trophy for top two teams will gbe given bases on the number of teams.

For more information, call or text (606) 369-0040 or (304) 417-4265.

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