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Published 3:10 am Tuesday, August 11, 2015

SOC sets volleyball preview for Aug. 22

The Southern Ohio Conference volleyball preview will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, at Waverly High School.

The preview begins at 10 a.m. Here is the schedule:

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New Boston vs. Waverly; Symmes Valley vs. Wheelersburg; Portsmouth Clay vs. Oak Hill; Ports. Notrte Dame vs. South Webster; Portsmouth West vs. Sciotoville East; Portsmouth Clay vs. Oak Hill; Green vs. Minford; Beaver Eastern vs. Northwest; Western vs. Lucasville Valley.

Admission is $5.


Ironton football season tix on sale

Ironton Fighting Tigers’ season football tickets are now on sale.

Tickets for six homes games are $44. Checks should be made payable to IHS Athletic Dept.

PLEASE NOTE: Ticket orders MUST include a self-addressed stamped envelope — two to three stamps depending on the number of tickets ordered — and mailed to:

IHS Athletic Department

c/o Mark

1701 South 7th Street

Ironton, OH 45638

If a large amount of tickets are ordered, please apply extra postage. Please include a phone number with your order. Please do not drop off orders at the main office of the school or the auto shop garage, but instead contact the athletic department for any question or specific needs.

Tickets will be mailed out before the start of the regular season. If fans do not receive their tickets by Aug. 25, contact Mark LaFon at (740) 532-5235 during school hours.

Ironton has a strong and demanding schedule including all six home games.

The home schedule includes: Aug. 28 Wheelersburg; Sept. 4 Russell; Sept. 11 Beechwood, Ky.; Sept. 25 Portsmouth; Oct. 2 Fairland; Oct. 16 Rock Hill (senior night).


IAYS to conduct coaches’ meeting

The Ironton Area Youth Soccer Association will conduct a coaches meeting from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the Ironton Fire Department.


Brandon Phillips bowling bash set

CINCINNATI — The Brandon Phillips’ Bowling Bash benefit event will be held Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Super Bowl in Erlanger, Ky.

Phillips and teammates will be on hand to raise money for the Reds’ Community Fund. Food will be available.

Doors open at 5:45 p.m. for VIP check-in and reception. Bowling begins at 5:30 for participants.

For full details, go online at reds.com/bowling or call (513) 765-7240.

Levels are: $150 individual; $400 VIP bowler; $750 full lane group of five; $2,000 VIP full lane group of five; $75 spectator.

Registrants get Reds’ gift bag, group photo with Phillips, T-shirt, custom bowling pin, Phillips’ bobblehead and an autographed baseball by a Reds’ player plus two and one-half hours of bowling.


Patriots plan fall

baseball leagues

The Huntington Patriots yearly fall developmental league and summer tryouts for ages 10u-17u will be held Aug. 25 to Oct. 3.

The league offers professional and collegiate instruction. Spots are limited.

For information, contact (304) 654-6557 or email HuntingtonPatriots@aol.com


Senior softball looking for players

Anyone age 55 and older interested in playing senior softball should contact Herm Zornes at (740) 533-1229. Games are played in Chesapeake.