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Ironton seeks varsity

alumni cheerleaders

Any former Ironton High School varsity cheerleader who would like to participate in a performance during homecoming on Friday, Oct. 7, is asked to contact Claudette Campbell Saunders at (740) 547-6063 or Missy Fields at (740) 532-3911.

A practice will be held outside the Conley Sports Center at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24.

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 now on sale

Rock Hill Redmen season football tickets are currently on sale.

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.

Flyers’ season soccer, volleyball passes on sale

St. Joseph Flyers season soccer and volleyball passes will go on sale starting Friday and continue until Thursday, Sept. 1.

Passes are $35 for adults and $15 for students. Passes will be on sale in the high school principal’s office.

‘Meet the Redmen’ night scheduled for Aug. 25

The Rock Hill Redmen annual “Meet the Team” will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25, at the high school stadium.

The band will take the field at 6:30 p.m. followed by the introduction of elementary football players and cheerleaders, middle school fall sports and then the high school fall sports athletes.

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.

SOC volleyball preview

Aug. 27 at Lucasville

The Southern Ohio Conference volleyball preview will be held Saturday, Aug. 27, beginning at 11 a.m. at Lucasville Valley High School.

The schedule of matches is: Valley vs. Western, Wheelersburg vs. Notre Dame, Oak Hill vs. Symmes Valley, Northwest vs. New Boston, Portsmouth West vs. Sciotoville East, South Webster vs. Portsmouth Clay, Minford vs. Green and Waverly vs. Eastern.

Admission is$5.

Rio Grande benefit golf

scramble set for Aug. 28

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande men’s and women’s basketball programs will be hosting a golf scramble on Sunday, August 28 at Franklin Valley Golf Course in Jackson, Ohio. The four-person scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.

“A” Flight will have cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place while “B” Flight will have gifts awarded for 1st and 2nd place.

The cost of the four-person scramble is $40 per person for 300 Club members and $60 per person for those who are not 300 Club members.

For reservations or more information contact: Rio Grande head men’s basketball coach Ken French at 740-245-7294.

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