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Ironton Little League seeks tourney champs

The Ironton National Little League is trying to compile a list of all district and/or district and state championship teams since 2000.

The league is updating the monument and signage to make sure all teams are included.

Anyone with information should contact (740) 533-7416 or (740) 414-0080.

 

Rock Hill Little League annual elections set

The Rock Hill National Little League will conduct its annual elections at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the little league fields.

 

River Cities basketball officials class planned

The River Cities Basketball Officials Association will conduct its annual training class beginning at 6 p.m. Wedensday, Oct. 6, at Chesapeake High School.

The class is approved by the Ohio High School Athletic Associatio and West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission.

Those who register in Ohio must first register only with the OHSAA and pay your Ohio fee by credit card. No other form of payment is accepted for the OHSAA state fee. Go to OHSAA.org and click on the “officiating” link and then click on “becoming an official.”

All other fees must be paid withing the first two class sessions. Those interested should contact Lou Peake at (304) 529-0860 or (304) 633-8499 or by email at lap1117@frontier.com or contact Kevin Anderson at (304) 429-1565.

Instruction covers fundamentals, rules, floor coverage, positioning, game administration and game management.

Legal-ethical components relevant to officiating are also covered. Applicants will participate in officiating scrimmage games.

Cost of class is $85 plus the state registration fees which are an additional $65 for Ohio and $42 for West Virginia.

Classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays for approximately seven weeks. Each class is three hours for a total of 39 hours of instruction.

 

Ironton-Portsmouth offers cage officiating class

The Ironton and Portsmouth chapters of the Southeastern Ohio Basketball Officials Association is offering a class for beginning officials.

Fee is $65 and begins Monday, Sept. 29, and lasts six weeks (25 classroom hours and numerous scrimmages to work).

To register, contact Dave Stamm (740) 352-0928 or email davestamm@glockner.com or call Chris Meenach at (740) 250-4316.

The class is a requirement for all new officials who want to referee OHSAA sanction games junior high thorugh high school.

Persons must first register only with the OHSAA and pay your Ohio fee by credit card. No other form of payment is accepted for the OHSAA state fee.

In interested, persons should go online to OHSAA.org and click on the “officiating” link and then click on “becoming an official.”