On Deck

Published 1:21 am Friday, June 19, 2015

Youth football

camp set July 2

The first annual one-day youth football camp for players ages 6-14 will be held from 8:30-to-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, at the soccer field across from Liebert on South Ninth Street in Ironton.

Camp fee is $25. For preregistration, contact coach Lou Mains at (740) 646-2163. Proceeds go to the St. Joseph athletic department.

Areas of emphasis with individual instruction include:

Linebackers–Heath Brownstead and Mark Lewis; defensive line–Dave Coburn; defensive backs–Mark Lutz; quarterbacks–Drew Mains; running backs–Craig Harvey; receivers–Andrew Barker; offensive line–Lou Mains.

Rain date is July 3.


St. Joseph athletic

physicals July 23

St. Joseph High School and Junior High School athletic physical will be held Thursday, July 23, at the Bellefonte Hospital’s Vitality Center.

Physicals for grades 7-9 will be from 8:30-to-10 a.m. followed by grades 10-12 from 10-a.m. to noon.

Physical forms are available in the high school principal’s office. Necessary items on the form must be filled out and signed by parents prior to the administration of the physical.


ICC to sponsor

2-man tournament

The Ironton Country Club will host a two-man best ball golf tournament on Friday, July 3.

Tournament begins at 1 p.m. Cost is $50 for non-members and $25 for members.

Price includes green tees, cart and tournament entry. Lunch specials will be available.

For further information or to register, call the pro shop at (740) 532-2511 or Frank Mullens at (740) 237-0019.


Reds’ baseball

camp in Marietta

The 22nd annual Cincinnati Reds’ Legends Charity Youth Baseball Clinic sponsored by the Marietta Little League will be held June 22-24 at Marietta’s V.F.W. Field.

Proceeds benefit the “Feed the Children” program.

The camp is open to youths ages 4-19. There are 125 spots available on a first-come, first-serve for the instructional clinic. The camp instructions focus on pitching, hitting and fielding.

Fee is $125. Registration forms and payment should be mailed to:

Reds Legends

16650 State Route 550

Marietta, OH 45750

Among the former Reds’ players and baseball greats scheduled to attend include Eric Davis, Todd Benzinger, Eddie Milner, Leo Cardenas and Stephen Larkin as well as former Detroit Tigers’ 30-game winner Denny McLain.

Camp T-shirts will be available for $18.

For further information, contact Mike Wagner at (740) 373-3476.


Prep VB officiating

class to be offered

An Ohio High School Athletic Association sanctioned prep volleyball officiating class will be offered beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, July 20, in Ironton.

Anyone interested in becoming a volleyball official should go on the OHSAA website and register for the class and pay the registration fee.

Registration is open now. After registering or for further information, contact class instructor Jack Welz between July 13-18 at (740) 533-4327 (work) or 532-9415 (home).


K of C 1487 hosting

4-man scramble

The Knights of Columbus Council 1487 of Ashland, Ky., and Holy Family School will conduct a four-man golf scramble Saturday, July 27, at Austin Hills Golf Course.

Entry fee is $60 per player or $200 for a team of four. A car will be given away in the hold-in-one contest. Refreshments will be provided. Tournament begins at 9 a.m.

To register for the tournament contact Keith Salisbury at (606) 369-0599 or email kkaspjj@gmail.com

Also, anyone interested in making a donation or becoming a hole sponsor should contact Salisbury.

Proceeds from the event go toward charitable contributions and school business.


Summer Slamfest

co-ed set June 28

The 4th annual Roosters’ River Cities Summer Slamfest co-ed softball will be held June 28 at St. Clouds in Huntington, W.Va.

Teams must have at least four girls on the field at all times.

Entry fee is $150 or $140 if paid by June 24 at bracket party at Roosters.

Three home runs allowed and teams will hit their own 52 300 or less softballs.

For more information, call Bo at (606) 369-0040 or Brian at (304) 417-4265.


Summer Slamfest

co-ed set June 28

The 4th annual Roosters’ River Cities Summer Slamfest men’s and women’s slowpitch softball tournament will be held June 27 at St. Clouds in Huntington, W.Va.

Entry fee is $170 or $150 if paid by June 24 at bracket party at Roosters.

Home runs will be two plus DHH, three GG, first plae will get shirts and sponsor trophy, second and third will get sponsor trophy.

Teams will hit their own 52 300 or less softballs.

For more information, call Bo at (606) 369-0040 or Brian at (304) 417-4265.


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.


Kiwanis Juniors plan golf tourney

The Gallipolis Kiwanis Juniors will conduct a youth golf tournament at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, at Cliffside Golf Club, 100 Cliffside Drive, Gallipolis.

Entry fee is $30 for the girls’ open and the 16-18 and 13-15 age divisions who play 18 holes, and $20 for the 11-12 and 10-and-under age divisions who play nine holes.

The girls’ open is for ages 18-and-under.

Pro shop certificates will be awarded to first, second and third places. Ages 16-18 and 13-15 are $100, $75 and $50 while ages 11-12 are “$60, $40 and $30.

For further information, contact Ed Caudill at (740) 446-4653.

The boys ages 16-18 and 13-15 will play from the blue tees and girls from the red tees.

Youths ages 10 and under will play from 100, 150 and 200 yards out on par 3s, 4s and 5s, respectively.