On Deck

Published 12:38 am Monday, June 8, 2015

Hornets’ football

conditioning set

The Coal Grove Hornets’ varsity football conditioning and weightlifting will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday in the field house weight room.

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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.

Special Needs archery events set

The Board of Directors of Special Needs Youth Sportsmen will conduct an archery and shooting event Saturday, June 13, at Lake Vesuvius.

The event begins at 9 a.m. and ends with a free lunch. for participants and their families around noon.

All participants should meet at the boat ramp parking lot by 9 a.m. for archery instruction session.

All equipment and targets will be provided. However, participants may bring their own equipment if they desire. No archery experience is necessary to be part of the program.

All instructors for the program are experienced archers who volunteer their time for the event.

There is no cost and the event is open to all special needs youth up through age 17.

Families or special need youths may pre-register at www.specialneeedsyouth.org or by calling (740) 646-6400 or (304) 962-2709.


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 20, 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.