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Published 2:03 am Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Lady Tigers hoops

camp set for June

The Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ basketball camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday, June 8-11, at the Ironton High School Sports Center.

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The camp is open to any girls in the Tri-State entering grades 3-9 for the fall of 2015.

Fee is $25 and each camper receives a cold beverage each day and a T-shirt at the end of the camp.

Camp registration forms are available on the Ironton City School’s website TigerTown.com or at any of the schools.

For further information, contact camp director Doug Graham at (740) 532-3911.


Ironton hosting U.S.

Baseball Academy

Ironton High School will host a U.S. Baseball Academy Monday through Thursday, June 8-11, at the high school field.

Sessions are for grades 1-thru-12 with instruction for as low as $99. Each session is 90 minutes.

U.S. Baseball Academy has the national largest training program. Local site director is Larry Goodwin, head coach at Ironton High School.

There is a low player-to-coach ratio. The academy provides young players with advanced hitting, pitching, fielding, catching and baserunning training programs and instruction by some of the area’s best coaches.

Interested persons may register now and pay later. To register, visit www.USABaseballAcademy.com or call (866) 622-4487.


CG girls’ basketball

to host alumni game

Coal Grove High School girls’ basketball will sponsor a girls-only alumni basketball game at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, at the school.

Anyone not interested in playing in the game but would prefer to participate in the 3-point shooting contest or free throw shooting contest are welcome.

There will also be an award for most experienced player at the game.

Door prizes will be given away.

Anyone interested in participating should contact coach Rick Roach at (740) 533-6008 or email rick.roach@db.k12.oh.us


ICC Memorial Day

scramble May 23

The Ironton Country Club will conduct a benefit three-man golf scramble with two teams in each tee box at the club on Saturday, May 23.

A shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m.

The scramble is limited to 14 teams with a 10-team minimum. Entry fee is $150 per team on a first-come, first-serve basis.

First place will pay $600.

To pre-register or for more information, log onto the club’s Facebook site or call (740) 532-2511.


Deadline Thursday

for 5-on-5 tourney

Only 1st Impressions will conduct the “Kingz of the Kourtz” 5-on-5 men’s basketball tournament May 23-24 on the outdoor courts of 9th and Madison Streets.

Entry fee is $160 for 8-player maximum roster for 16 teams. Players must be 18 or older. Entry deadline is April 23.

First place is $16,000 and a trophy.

Interested teams should contact Jared, Tinia or Tony for registration details at (740) 302-3330 or at KingzoftheKourtz@gmail.com or on facebook.