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Published 4:14 pm Sunday, December 28, 2014

Rio Grande basketball

Christmas camp set

RIO GRANDE — The Rio Basketball Christmas Camp for boys and girls is scheduled for noon-2 pm. Dec. 29-31 each day at the University of Rio Grande’s Newt Oliver Arena.

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Camp fee is $40 for boys and girls in grades 2-8.

The camp will be conducted by Rio Grande men’s basketball head coach Ken French, his staff and current members of the RedStorm program.

For more information, contact French at 740-245-7294 or e-mail kfrench@rio.edu.


K. of C. 1405 to have

New Year’s Eve bash

The New Year’s Eve Bash and $10,000 drawing will be on New Year’s eve at the Knights of Columbus Council No. 1405 in Ironton.

Ticket donations for the $10,000 drawing are available from any Knight or by calling the K. of C. at 740-533-1405. Dinner will be before the drawing and music will be provided following the drawing.


Baseball & softball umpire class offered

The Ironton Chapter of high school baseball and softball umpires — in conjunction with the Ohio High School Athletic Association — will offer the OHSAA approved umpiring course for baseball and softball starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, at Chesapeake Middle School.

Class fee is $140 for baseball and $140 for softball. The class will consist of rule interpretation, mechanics, umpiring basics and on-field scrimmages.

To register, persons must register online at www.OHSAA.org and go to the officiating header and look for the “How To Become A New Official Without Experience” link.

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