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Published 12:39 am Sunday, December 8, 2013

Ironton will host alumni basketball

The Ironton High School athletic department will host its inaugural annual alumni basketball game Friday, Jan. 24, at the Harold Conley Sports Center.

Former male and female players are encouraged to participate in the event that is being held in conjunction with the Hall of Fame Showcase and induction ceremonies on Saturday, Jan 25.

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A percentage of the proceeds from the alumni game will go to the Hall of Fame Committee.

For more information, contact Mark LaFon, athletic director, at (740) 532-5235 or email him at mark.lafon@tigertown.com


Elks 177 sets annual Hoop Shoot contest

The Ironton Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 177 annual youth basketball “Hoop Shoot” contest will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in the Ironton High School Sports Center.

The contest is open to youths ages 8-13. Registration is from 1:15 to 1:45 p.m. in the gym. There is no fee.

Age groups are boys 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13, and girls 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13. Eligibility is determined by youth’s age as of April 1, 2014.

There will be trophies awarded to the champion in each division. Winners are eligible to compete in the district competition to be held Jan. 19.

For further information, contact Hoop Shoot director Fred Jones at (740) 646-0918.