Sports Briefs

Published 2:05 am Thursday, January 8, 2015

Lewis records ace at

Ironton Country Club

Marty Lewis recorded a hole-in-one on Dec. 19 at the Ironton Country Club.

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Lewis aced the No. 17, 160-yard par 3 hole using a 7-iron and a Titleist Velocity ball.

Witnesses were Ralph Lewis, Carl White and Ed Eldridge.


RH youth cheer group taking applications

The Rock Hill Youth Cheer Association is accepting applications for anyone interested in coaching for the upcoming season.

Applications will be available at Giovanni’s Pizza in Ironton at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16.

Voting on coaches will be conducted that evening. Individuals with the most votes will be contacted.


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 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.