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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 scimmages.

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.