Sports briefs

Published 11:25 pm Saturday, March 5, 2011

District 13 all-star game March 21 at Jackson

The Ohio High School District 13 Basketball Coaches Association will host its annual senior all-star game on Monday, March 21, at Jackson High School.

The girls’ game begins at 6 p.m. with the boys’ game to follow.

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A 3-point shooting and dunk contests will be held between games. The contest is open to seniors as well as underclassmen.

Admission is $5.

Portsmouth to host annual coaches clinic

PORTSMOUTH — The Touchdown Club at Portsmouth High School will host its 15th annual football coaches clinic Saturday, March 12, at Portsmouth High School.

The coaches social will start at 8 p.m. Friday at the Welcome Center in Portsmouth. The clinic will be on Saturday.

The cost of the clinic includes a pizza/wings/bar-b-cue buffet at the social and a ribs and wings buffet for lunch after the clinic.

There will be 11 speakers at the clinic. Keynote spaker is Greg Gillum of Ohio State who will give the presentation, “Recruiting High School Athletes: Perception vs. Reality.”

Cost is $40 per coach or $150 for a staff up to six and $200 for seven or more.

For more information or to register, contact Ted Newsome, clinic director, at (740) 353-2398 or head football coach Curt Clifford (740) 355-4416.

Checks should be made payable to PHS Touchdown Club, 1225 Gallia Street, Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth, OH 45662.