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Lady Tigers basketball

camp set June 11-14

The Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ basketball camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 11-14 at the Sports Center for girls entering grades 3-9.

Camp fee is $20 and checks should be made payable to the Tiger Clan. Registration forms are available at all the city schools and Bob Linn Sporting Goods.

Each camper receives a T-shirt and a cold beverage each day. The camp stresses all types of fundamentals as well as academics and the mental aspects of the game. Games will be played on a daily basis and awards will be presented at the end of the camp.

For further information, contact coach Doug Graham at Ironton High School.

 

 

‘Pitch, Hit & Run’ set for

May 5 at SPLL fields

The local Major League Baseball “Pitch, Hit & Run” competition will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at South Point Little Leauge for youths ages 7-14.

Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. There is no fee.

For more information, log-on to mlb.com/kids

 

 

Lady Dragons basketball

camp set for June 4-7

The Fairland Lady Dragons youth basketball camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 4-7 at the high school gymnasium.

The camp is open to girls entering grades 1-8 next fall. Fee is $35 or $60 for two players in the same household. All campers receive a camp T-shirt.

For further information, contact coach Jon Buchanan at the school (740) 886-3250.

 

 

Men & women softball

tournaments May 12

The Mother’s Day Tribute softball tournaments will be held Saturday, May 12, at St. Cloud Field in Huntington, W.Va.

A men’s and a women’s tournaments will be held. Entry fee is $150 and hit your own ball. There is a four home run limit and teams have a three game guarantee.

For information or to register, call (606) 369-0040 or (304) 417-4265.

 

 

Carpenter’s collection

on display June 2 at FBC

John Carpenter ­ — who owns the world’s largest private sports memorabilia collector — will dispaly his exclusive baseball collection from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at First Baptist Church, 5th and Vernon Streets, in Ironton.

Admission is $3 for adults and children 18 and under are free.

The display will include a photo collection of Babe Ruth that have never been seen before.

Carpenter is featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Ripley’s cartoon series that have been viewed by more than 80 million people in 42 countries and printed in 200 newspapers worldwide.

His collection has been compared to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.