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Ironton sets football fitness for July 22

Any boys planning to play football at Ironton High School in grades 10-12 should meet for physical fitness at 7 a.m. on Monday in the stadium bleachers.

Fitness for freshmen and junior high will be announced at a later date.


Ironton middle school football meeting set

Any boys in grades 7-8 planning to play football at Ironton Middle School are to meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 22, in Tanks Memorial Stadium.

For further information contact Brian Bowling at (740) 550-6877.


IRD youth football signups Saturday

The Ironton Youth Football League will conduct registration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Ironton City Center for grades K-6.

Tryouts will be held on Monday, July 22, at the Ironton Little League baseball fields for new players who will be starting in pads.


Ironton area youth soccer final signup

The Ironton Area Youth Soccer Association will conduct final regular registration for the fall season at the Ironton City Center, 301 South Third Street, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

The league is for youths ages 4 to 12 with birthdays between Aug. 1, 2001, to July 31, 2009. Fee is $20 per youth and $15 for each additional sibling. There will be a $5 late fee assessed per player as of July 21.

Teams will be for under age 6 (co-ed), under 8 (co-ed), and under age 10 and under 12 for boys and girls.



Rock Hill K-6 booster meeting Saturday

The Rock Hill K-6 boosters will meet at 6 p.m. Saturday at the little league football field.

This is an open invitation for football and basketball for anyone who wants to play.

For further information, contact Ronnie Cox at (740) 533-7234.


Four-day K-6 football camp planned

A four-day youth football camp for anyone entering grades K-6 throughout the tri-state will be held July 29-30 and Aug. 1-2. Fee is $5.

Anyone interested should contact Ronnie Cox at (740) 533-7234.


Ironton chapter will hold officiating class

The Ironton Chapter of Basketball Officials and the Ohio High School Athletic Association. will conduct an OHSAA basketball officiating class beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Chesaspeake Middle School.

Fee is $140 and must be paid when registering online at www.OHSAA.org

For more information, contact David Ridenour at (740) 867-4910.


Flyer/OLBH 5K Race set for August 10

The third annual Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital/Ironton Catholic Schools Flyer 5K Race will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, starting at St. Joseph High School.

Registration fee is $15 and $20 after Aug. 3. Registration the day of the race will be 7-7:45 a.m.

Restrooms will be available at the start adn finish area. Water station is provided at the halfway point.

Medical care is also available. Food and door prizes will be provided after the race.

Tech shirts will be guaranteed to the first 200 runners. There were 353 entries last year. Walkers are welcome.

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


Benefit Glo Run JPK 5K set for Aug. 9

The Glo Run JPK 5K benefit run will be held at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, at the Proctorville Kroger parking lot.

Proceeds benefit John Paul Kelley who was paralyzed in an accident. He and his wife, Jessica, have a two-month old daughter, Paige. The couple must take an indefinite time off work to deal with the situation and funds will help with medical and household financial needs.

Fee is $25 and guarantees a T-shirt to the first 150 entries who register by Aug. 1. Walkers are welcome. Packet pickups will begin at 6 p.m..

Awards will be given to the top two overall male and female finishers and the top two male and females in each of the nine age groups.

Interested persons should go online at supportJPK.org or visit any Fifth Third Bank to register.

Runners are asked to wear Glo reflective gear, paint, necklaces and glasses.


Circlevile Dog Days 5K race set Aug. 3

The 12th annual Circleville Dog Days 5K road race, presented by Red Barn, will be held Sat., August 3 at 9 a.m. beginning and ending at Circleville High School.

The event boasts unique “Dog Days” suncatchers, given to the top three in each of 32 total age groups, plus awards to the top three overall male and female finishers. Numerous door prizes also will be awarded, water and splits will be available on the course, and refreshments will be available at the finish.

If you are interested in running, print an entry form at www.circlevillexc.com or register the day of the race from 7:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. There is a $15 preregistration fee ($20 on race day), and at least the first 150 registered will receive a free T-shirt.