On Deck

Published 3:18 am Thursday, June 4, 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.

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.

 

Cave Run Kids’ Fishing Derby set

The Cave Run Kids’ Fishing Derby for youths ages 1-15 will be held beginning Saturday, June 6, at Minor E. Clark Fish Hatchery on Kentucky Highway 801 South.

Registration begins at 6 a.m. with fishing from 7-11 a.m. There will be three ponds. No fishing license is required. Every child receives a goody bag and a free T-shirt.

Youths should bring a fishing rod, tackle and a cooler for keeping their fish catch fresh along with lawn chairs to sit on.

The three ponds are stocked with large numbers of rainbow trout, channel catfish and largemouth bass. A variety of baits will be provided and there will be a limited number of fishing poles available for children who need to borrow one.

Volunteers will be on hand to clean and filet each child’s catch at no charge and there will be free food, games, displays and prizes.

For further information, contact Tom Timmermann at (606) 783-8650.

 

FMS CheerFest

planned June 15-17

The Fairland Middle School Summer CheerFest will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 15-17 at Jim Mayo Football Stadium. The camp is open to students entering grades 1-6.

Registration fee is $30 per cheerleaders and $50 for siblings if registered in pairs. Camp fee includes T-shirt.

Participants will learn sidelines, floor cheers and a group dance. They will also tumble and stunt among other activities. Prizes will be awarded each day.

Cheerleaders participating are invited to cheer along side of the middle school cheerleaders on Sept. 24 during the first quarter of the Fairland vs. Ironton game.

For further information or to register, contact Melissa Buchanan at the school or 886-3200 or (304) 638-7624.

 

Gallia plans girls’ basketball camp

The first annual Gallipolis Blue Angels’ basketball exposure camp will be held Monday, July 620, at Gallia Academy High School.

The came is open to female athletes entering grades 10-12 and any unsigned seniors.

Sign-in begins at 9 a.m. Fee is $150 per camper. Forms must be received by July 6.

The camp is designed to showcase players against top competition while being viewed by scouting services and college coaches.

For further information, call Joe Justice at (740) 645-0080.