On Deck

Published 1:28 am Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Ironton High School set to begin football fitness

Any boys in grades 10-12 planning to play football at Ironton High School are to meet at 7 a.m. on Thursday, July 21, at Tanks Memorial Stadium to begin physical fitness.

All boys must have a physical before they are permitted to participate.

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Fighting Tigers season football tickets on sale

The Ironton Fighting Tigers’ season football tickets are now on sale.

Tickets for six home games are $44. Checks should be made payable to the I.H.S. Athletic Department.

Fans should include at self-addressed stamped envelope and mail orders to:

Ironton High School Athletic Dept.

1701 South 7th Street

Ironton, OH 45638

Tickets will be mailed no later than Aug. 14. If fans do not receive their tickets by Aug. 21, contact the athletic department.

Ironton features a challenging home schedule that includes: Aug. 26 Wheelersburg; Sept. 2 Russell, Ky.; Sept. 9 Chillicothe; Oct. 7 Jackson; Oct. 21 Simon Kenton, Ky.; Oct. 28 Portsmouth.

Rock Hill physicals

planned for July 25

Athletic phyiscals for Rock Hill High School and Middle School students will be held on Monday, July 25, at the high school.

Physicals will be administered by Dr. Tony Virgin of King’s Daughters’ Medical Center. This is the only time free physicals will be provided.

Students under the age of 18 must have a physical evaluation form with pages 1, 3 and 4 completed and signed by a parent or guardian. The doctor will not administer a physical without consent.

Forms are available in the high school principal’s office or footballoffice as well as the board of education office.

Physicals will be from 5-6 p.m. for grades 7-8, 6-45 p.m. for females grades 9-12 and 6:45-7:30 p.m. for male athletes grades 9-12.

Ironton youth football

registrations planned

The Ironton Youth Football league will conduct registrations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Bob Linn Sporting Goods.

Flag football for kindergarten and first graders is available. Fee is $10 per player and $5 for each sibling.

Tackle football for grades 2-6 is $20 per player and $5 for each sibling.

For further information, contact B.J. Hannon at (740) 532-5015.

Fairland youth football

camp set for July 19-21

The Fairland football and speed development camp will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 19-21 at Jim Mayo Stadium for youths entering grades 2-8.

Interested youths should contact Dave Carroll at (304) 360-2975 or Jeff Gorby at (304) 544-6509.

OHSAA offers volleyball officiating class July 25

An Ohio High School Athletic Association volleyball officiating class will be held July 25 for anyone interested in becoming a licensed high school or middle school volleyball official.

Anyone interested should contact Jack Welz by Monday, July 18, at (740) 532-9415 (evenings) or 533-4327 (work).

Rock Hill Middle School football camp scheduled

The Rock Hill Middle School football camp will be held from 9-11 a.m. July 25-28 at the high school stadium.

For further information, contact coach Bowman at (740) 532-7026.

Dragons’ 5K benefit run

and walk set for Aug. 6

The Fairland Athletic Boosters will host the inaugural Dragon 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Jim Mayo Stadium.

Registration fee is $20 and runners and walkers can complete a registration form online by going to www.tristateracer.com or mail a completed form.

Registration on race day begins at 7:30 a.m.

The first 100 to register will receive T-shirt. Registering in advance will guarantee proper size.

Awards will be given in seven different age groups.

For more information, contact Chuck Wentz at (304) 544-5816 or chuck.wentz@fairland.k12.oh.us