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Published 1:54 am Friday, July 25, 2014

Ironton Jr. Tigers set football meeting Friday

There will be an informational meet at 8 p.m. Friday in the Tanks Memorial Stadium bleachers for all boys planning to play football for the Ironton Junior Fighting Tigers this season.


Rock Hill Middle School camp set this week

The Rock Hill Middle School will conduct its football camp from 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday at the high school field.

Any questions, contact coach Mike Blagg at (740) 532-5326.


RH youth cross country meeting set Monday

The Rock Hill youth cross country team will have registrations for grades 3-6 at 5 p.m. on Monday, July 28, at the Lake Vesusvius boat dock.


Ironton youth soccer final signup Thursday

The Ironton Area Youth Soccer Association will conduct its final regular registration for the fall season from 6-9 p.m. in the conference room of the Ironton Fire Station.

The league is for youths ages 4-to-12 with birthdays between Aug. 1, 2002, to July 31, 2010.

Fee is $20 per youth and $15 for each additional sibling. There will be a $5 late fee after July 19. Everyone is welcomed.


Ironton volleyball camp planned for July 28-30

The Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ girls’ volleyball cmp will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 28-30, at the middle school, 302 Delaware St.

Fee is $25.

Areas of instruction include passing, setting, hitting, serving, teamwork skills, blocking and defense.


Ironton cross country camp set for summer

The Ironton Fighting Tigers will conduct a summer cross country camp from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for nine dates culminating with a Midnight Madness at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. First day of practice is Friday, Aug. 1.

Camp days are July 22, 23, 24, 29 and 30.


Rock Hill youth football plans signups, camp

The Rock Hill youth football league will conduct a football camp for anyone in grades K-6 from 7-8 p.m. July 28 to Aug. 1. Fee is $5.

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


St. Joseph to host

annual soccer clinic

The St. Joseph High School soccer team will conduct its annual youth soccer clinic will be held form 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, July 28, 29 and 31, at the Ironton Area Youth Soccer Fields located at Ninth and Lorain streets.

Under 6 meets from 6-7:30 p.m.

Fee is $25 and $20 for each additional family sibling.

Registration forms are available at Unger’s Shoe Store, Iron City Hardware, Bob Clyse Chevrolet and GMC, and St. Joseph High School.

Early registration deadline is July 25. Fee is $30 the day of the clinic. Daily registration is at 5:-5:45 p.m.

The clinic is for age groups from 4 through 14.


Annual Flyer 5K run

scheduled for Aug. 16

The fourth annual Ironton Catholic Schools Flyer 5K run in cooperation with Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and Ironton Urgent Care will be held starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at the high school on the corner of Fifth and Quincy streets.

Fee is $15 before Aug. 9 and $20 after that date. Same day registration will be from 7-7:45 a.m. Checks may be made payable to Ironton Catholic Schools (912 S. Sixth St., Ironton, OH 45638).

For more information, contact the school at (740) 532-0485, stjoe_stlawdevelopment@yahoo.com or visit www.irontoncatholicschools.weebly.com

Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers overall and in each of the 15 age groups. There will be no duplications. Tech shirts will be guaranteed to the first 200 runners. There were 283 entries last year.


South Point youth soccer sets registration dates

The South Point youth soccer league will conduct registrations at the league field for youths ages 4-12 from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday at Giovanni’s Pizza.

The league will also host a camp on Saturday, Aug. 2, to be instructed by personnel from the Columbus Crew.

For more information, call (740) 532-3417.


Bobcat Bash planned

for Kentucky game

Ohio University will sponsor a pre-game alumni Bobcat Bash from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, when the Bobcats play Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.

Alumni and friends are invited to enjoy food and drinks as they reconnect with fellow Bobcats.

Admission price includes two tickets redeemable for alcoholic beverages. Non-alcoholic beverages will be available.

For registration, pricing, parking information and directions, wisit the event registration page. Cost is $20.

For more information, contact Tyler Gagai at (740) 597-1280 or email gagai@ohio.edu


Rio Grande to conduct girls’ softball camp

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande softball program will conduct a pitching/catching camp on Sunday, July 27, at Rio Softball Park on the URG campus.

The camps will run from 1-3 p.m. for players ages 7-13 and from 3-5 p.m. for players ages 14-18 on both dates. Cost is $30.

Rio Grande softball head coach Amber Bowman will direct the camp, while RedStorm players will also be assisting in the instruction.

Bowman was a four-year starter at shortstop for Rio from 2008-11. She then spent two years as a graduate assistant coach for the RedStorm before serving as an assistant coach at the University of Northwestern Ohio in 2014.

Parents and coaches are welcome to attend any of the sessions to observe and ask questions.

Players MUST have a completed medical consent form, which is available from the Rio softball webpage on the school’s athletic website (www.rioredstorm.com), before being allowed to participate. Softballs will be provided, but players should also bring appropriate gear to the tryout.

Both an online registration form and a registration form which can be printed and returned by mail are available on the website,

Checks should be made payable to Amber Bowman and mailed to 218 North College Avenue, P.O. Box 500, Rio Grande, Ohio 45674.

For more information, contact Bowman by phone at (740) 245-7490 or by e-mail at abowman@rio.edu.


Senior softball seeks

additional players

The Lawrence County Senior Softball is seeking new players. Any men age 55 and over who are interested should contact Gary McCormick at (304) 638-0301.

Teams play on Mondays and Thursdays in Chesapeake.


Lady Herd offering two softball camps

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall softball will be hosting an all-skills camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 28-29 for girls entering grades 1-8.

Interested athletes can print off the camp brochure from HerdZone.com and send in the registration form plus a $25 non-refundable deposit to the softball offices at P.O. Box 1360, Huntington, WV, 25715.

Lunch on campus and a one-hour swim (July 28 only) at the Marshall Rec Center are included.

The camp is conducted by Shonda Stanton, the Herd’s all-time winningest softball coach.

The Lady Herd “Fall Instructional Program” that will work on all aspects of pitching and hitting will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 9, 16,23 and 30 and Oct. 7 and 14.

For more information, contact coach Stanton by phone at 304-696-4370 or by e-mail at stantons@marshall.edu


Bo Reid youth baseball tournament in Tiffin

The 11th annual Bo Reid Memorial Baseball Tournament will be held July 26-27 in Tiffin.

There are 10U and 12U age divisions for the 3-game guarantee round robin format. First eight teams will be accepted.

Entry fee is $275. Contact Brad Lonsway at (419) 443-5440 or btlonsway@aol.com