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First OLBH/Flyer 5K Run

planned for Aug. 13

The Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital/Ironton Catholic Schools Flyer 5K Run will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, starting at St. Joseph High School.

Fee is $15 before Aug. 7 and $20 after Aug. 7. Race day registration will be from 7-to-7:45 a.m.

The flat course will run through the city streets. There are 15 different age groups. A spray station will be available at Fourth and Jefferson streets. Water is provided at the halfway point.

The first 200 runners will be guaranteed a moisture-wicking shirt. There will be food and prizes at the conclusion of the race.

For more information, contact Jenny Rowe at (740) 307-2534 or rowe5@mac.com

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.

Fans may contact the athletic department by call (740) 532-5235 or the high school at 532-3911.

Rock Hill season football

tickets on sale Aug. 8

Rock Hill Redmen season football tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 8.

Tickets are $30 for five home games. Last year’s season ticket holders will have first rights to seats.

For further information or to order, call (740) 532-7012 ext. 2145.

Also, the OHSAA requires a meeting regarding all student eligibility requirements, code of conduct, sportsmanship, steroids and concussions.

The meeting for the parents of students playing any fall sport will be held at the high school following the football scrimmage.

Rock Hill’s home schedule includes: Sept. 16 Portsmouth West, Sept. 23 Wheelersburg, Oct. 7 Coal Grove, Oct. 14 South Point; Oct. 21 River Valley.

St. Joseph golf scramble scheduled for Sept. 17

The St. Joseph boosters’ annual golf scramble will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, at Diamond Links Golf Course.

Fee is $50 each. Prices will be awarded and lunch is provided. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

For more information or to register, contact Julie Roach at (740) 532-3484.

OVC football preview

Aug. 13 at Coal Grove

The Ohio Valley Conference football preview will be held Saurday, Aug. 13, at Coal Grove High School.

Each game will consist of two quaters. Admission is $5 at the gate.

The schedule of games will be: 6 p.m. South Point and River Valley; 7 p.m. Rock Hill at Fairland; 8 p.m. Coal Grove and Chesapeake.

Redwomen Classic golf

scramble set for Aug. 20

The Redwomen Classic golf scramble will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, at The Oaks Golf Course.

Fee is $55 each for the scramble that will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. There will be prizes for first and second place plus longest drive and closest to the pin contests.

For more information or to register, contact Alvin Carpenter at (740) 643-2908, Luann Capper at 643-2900 or Greg Damron at (740) 533-3828.

OHSAA basketball

officials’ class planned

The Ironton Chapter of Basketball Officials in conjunction with the Ohio High School Athletic Association will conduct an officiating class beginning on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Chesapeake Middle School.

Classes will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturdays through November when testing will be completed.

The class consists of rule interpretation, mechanics and live scrimmages scheduled at area high schools.

Fee is $125 and covers all costs and testing except for the students OHSAA approved uniform.

For further information, contact David Ridenour at (740) 867-4910 or (304) 710-9986 or email at DRides54470@aol.com