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OVC football preview

scheduled for Saturday

The annual Ohio Valley Conference football preview will be held Saturday at Coal Grove High School.

Fairland will play River Valley at 6 p.m. followed by Rock Hill and Chesapeake with the final game between South Point and Coal Grove.

Each game will consist of two quarters. Admission is $5.



Ironton Middle School

volleyball signups set

The Ironton Middle School will conduct volleyball registration from 6-6:30 p.m. Monday in the school’s gymnasium for girls entering grades 7-8.



IRD youth flag football

tryouts, final signups

The Ironton Recreation Department flag football tryouts will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Ironton Little League fields.

Final registration to play in the league will be conducted at this time as well.



Ironton season football

tickets now on sale

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

Tickets for four home games are $30. Checks should be made payable to the I.H.S. Athletic Department.

Fans should include at self-addressed envelope with two stamps and mail orders to:

Ironton High School Athletic Dept.

1701 South 7th Street

Ironton, OH 45638

If an order includes a large number of tickets, please apply extra postage.

Tickets will be mailed no later than Aug. 24. If fans do not receive their tickets by Aug. 28, contact the athletic department at (740) 532-5235 or Janet Priode at 532-6705.

Ironton features a challenging home schedule that includes: Sept. 7 Gallipolis; Sept. 14 Ashland, Ky.; Oct. 5 Columbus Bishop Watterson; Oct. 12 Columbus Bishop Hartley. All games at 7:30 p.m.



Rock Hill season football

tickets to go on sale

The Rock Hill Redmen season football tickets will go on sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

Tickets are $25 for four home games. This does not include the Jamboree game against Symmes Valley at 7 p.m. on Aug. 17. Admission to the Jamboree game is $5.

Also, the mandatory OHSAA film for athletes and at least one parent is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Rock Hill High School for high school and middle school fall sports.

Rock Hill’s home schedule includes: Aug. 31 Lucasville Valley; Sept. 7 Oak Hill; Oct. 19 Fairland; Oct. 26 Chesapeake.




St. Joseph sets physicals,

mandatory meeting

St. Joseph High School and Junior High School athletic physicals will be given Tuesday at the Vitality Center at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.

Grades 7-9 will be from 8-to-10 a.m. and grades 10-12 from 10 a.m. to noon.

All athletes should have an OHSAA form with them and the necessary information completed that is needed prior to the physical.

Forms can be obtained at the school or by downloading a form at the OHSAA site under Sports Medicine tab.

There is no charge at this time, but athletes missing this opportunity must arrange their own physical.

Also, there will be a parents meeting for fall sports on Monday, Aug. 6, in the St. Joseph Church undercroft.

This is a mandatory meeting required by the OHSAA. New coaches for falls sports will be introduced at this time.



Football officials’ class

deadline approaching

The Ironton Association of High School Football Officials will conduct a class for anyone interested in becoming licensed football official.

The class will begin Wednesday, Aug. 8. Interested persons must contact Jimmy Mahlmeister via email by Aug. 7. His email address is jimmy_mahl@yahoo.com



2nd Annual Flyer 5K Run

scheduled for Aug. 25

The second annual Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and Ironton Catholic Schools’ Flyer 5K race will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at St. Joseph High School.

Fee is $15 before Aug. 19 and $20 after and on race day. Registration on race day is from 7-7:45 a.m. Race begins at 8.

There are 15 age divisions for males and females. Top three finishers in each division and overall will be given awards. Moisture wicking T-shirts guaranteed to first 300 runners.

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