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Published 1:07 am Friday, August 22, 2014

Tiger Clan plans athletic canvas on Saturday

The annual Ironton High School athletic canvas will be held be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.


Rock Hill season grid tickets remain on sale

The Rock Hill Redmen reserved season football tickets tickets are still available and may be purchased at the high school.


Ironton HOF nomination dinner set for Aug. 23

The Ironton High School athletic Hall of Fame nomination dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Ironton Eagles Lodge.

Cost is $15 for a single and $25 for a couple and a meal will be provided. Each ticket gives the holder one vote towards a Hall of Fame nominee. Persons must be present to vote.

The committee has selected five nominees for the ballot and two more will be added for a total of seven by vote to the attendees to the nomination dinner.

Five candidates already on the ballot are Glenn Presnell, Carl White, Bill Washburn, John Leach and Phil Rice.

Tickets may be purchased at the high school main office or the auto tech shop. For further information, contact athletic director Mark LaFon at (740) 532-5235.


Ironton sports festival hosting golf scramble

The Ironton Sports Festival will host a benefit golf scramble Saturday, Aug. 23, at Diamond Links Golf Course.

Entry fee is $200 per four-person team and includes a meal.

Prizes will be awarded to first, second and last-place teams as well as door prizes.

There will be a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

For further information or to enter, contact A.J. McKnight at (740) 547-9840.


South Point boosters plan benefit golf scramble

The South Point athletic boosters will conduct a golf scramble Sunday, Aug. 24, at Diamond Links Golf Course in Catlettsburg, Ky.

Registration is at 12:15 p.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost if $65 per player.

There will be competitive awards and door prizes. Lunch will be provided by Texas Roadhouse.

All proceeds to to the boosters.

For further information or to register, contact athletic director Dave Adams at (740) 377-4323 ext. 4043 or email dadams@southpoint.k12.oh.us


CG Lions Club to hold benefit golf scramble

The Coal Grove Lions Club annual golf scramble will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Ironton Country Club.

Entry fee is $150 for a three-man team. A free dinner will be served by the Texas Roadhouse. Door prizes plus course competition prizes will be awarded.

Interested sponsors may purchase individual hole signs for $50 each.


Basketball officiating

class to start Sept. 13

The Ironton Chapter of Ohio High School Basketball Officials in conjunction with the Ohio High School Athletic Association will offer a licensing class beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Chesapeake Middle School.

The class consists of rule interpretation, officiating mechanics and live on-court officiating of high school scrimmages.

Fee is $140 and covers all testing and initial license with the class participant responsible for his or her officiating uniform.

For more information, contact instructor David Ridenour at (740) 867-4910. If interested, register for the class online at www.OHSAA.org


Bobcat Bash planned

for UK, Kent, Herd games

Ohio University will sponsor three pre-game alumni Bobcat Bash prior to the Marshall, Kent State and Kentucky games.

They will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, at Kent Field House, 2227 Summit Road, Kent, OH, when Ohio plays the Flashes and from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Lawn of Bruce Poundstone, Regulatory Services Building, 1600 University Court, Lexington, Ky., when the Bobcats play Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., when the Bobcats face the Wildcats, and from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Cam Henderson Center, 1801 S. Third St., Huntington, W.Va., prior to the Marshall game.

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

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

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

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


Women’s NSA slowpitch tournament planned

A West Virginia NSA women’s Upper/Lower slowpitch tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, at St. Cloud Field in Huntington.

It is a sanctioned double elimination tournament. Awards will be given to the top two teams.

Entry fee is $150 and all teams must be sanctioned with the NSA thorugh the www.playnsa.com website.

For more information, contact Brian Hankins at (304) 417-4265.