On Deck

Published 1:23 am Thursday, September 13, 2012

Ironton-Ashland tickets

presale available

Tickets for Friday’s Ashland at Ironton football game are on sale at the Ironton High School auto shop and Iron City Hardware.

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Tickets are $6 for adults and general admission and $3 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are on sale until 2 p.m. Friday at both locations.

Tickets are also on sale in the high school cafeteria during lunch.

Reserve seating is still available for $7 in the auto shop office only.




John Jones Memorial

golf scramble Sept. 22

The Coal Grove Lions Club will conduct the first annual John Jones Memorial 3-man golf scramble Sept. 22 at the Ironton Country Club.

There is a 20-team limit and spots are filling up quickly.

Entry fee is $150 per team and lunch will be provided at 12:30 p.m. by Texas Roadhouse. A shotgun start will begin at 2 p.m.

Hole sponsorship is $50.

Anyone interested in entering a team or sponsoring a hole can contact Don Malone at 606-922-7956, Tom Carey at 740-479-1889 or Jon Ferguson at 740-307-1369.




South Point boosters

to hold golf scramble

The South Point athletic boosters will conduct a golf scramble Saturday, Sept. 29, at Diamond Links Golf Course in Catlettsburg, Ky.

Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Fee is $60 per player. Door prizes and competitive awards will be given. Fee includes a meal catered by Texas Roadhouse.




Basketball officials’

class set for Sept. 22

The Ironton Chapter of Basketball Officials, in conjunction with the Ohio High School Athletic Association, will conduct an Ohio basketball officiating class beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 22 at Chesapeake Middle School.

The class consists of rule interpretation, mechanics, lectures by veteran officials and live scrimmages.

Fee is $140 and pays for all testing and licensing. Students are responsible for their own official’s uniform.

For more information, call (740) 867-4910 or register at www.OHSAA.org and access the officiating licensing section to view the class.



Community Hospice 5K

race set Oct. 20 at OUS

The Community Hospice 3rd Annual Run in Remembrance 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Ohio University in Ironton.

Long sleeve T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 200 participants.

The mostly flat course will run through the south end of Ironton. Pre-registration is $15 through Oct. 13 and $20 after that day and race day.

TO register, go online to www.tristateracer.com or contact Mandy Medinger at 740-532-8841.



Chesapeake 5K race

scheduled for Oct. 13

The 17th annual Chesapeake Octoberfest 5K race will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Triangle in Chesapeake. The race begins at 8:30 a.m.

The top male and female finishers receive $50 each. Pre-registration is $15 and $20 after Oct. 4. Interested persons may pre-register by sending an email to Dannie Newman at dnnwm740@frontier.com