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On Deck

Ironton Junior League

tryouts set for Monday

The Ironton Little League will conduct junior league tryouts at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at the senior league field.

All prospective players and managers should attend.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Lady Panthers youth

basketball camp planned

The Chesapeake Lady Panthers’ girls’ basketball camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 5-6 at Chesapeake Elementary.

The camp is open to any girls in the tri-state in grades Pre-K to 8th grade. Fee is $20.

For further information, contact coach Chris Ball at (304) 416-0110.

 

 

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.