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Published 2:19 am Friday, August 21, 2015

Basketball officials offer beginner class

The Ironton and Portsmouth chapters of the Southeastern Ohio Basketball Officials Association are offering a class for beginning officials.

The class is required for all new officials who wish to referee OHSAA sactioned high school and middle school games. Fee is $65.

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Classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 30, and will last approximately six weeks. There will be 25 classroom hours and numerous scrimmages to work.

To register, go on the OHSAA website ohsaa.org. For further information, contact Dave Stamm at (740) 352-0928 or email javestamm@glockner.com or contact Chris Meenach at (740) 250-4316.


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:

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.


Local NWTF plans annual banquet

The South Hills Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its 21st annual Hunting Heritage Super Fund banquet Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Collins Career Center.

Doors open at 4 p.m. to begin the social and dinner portion of the evening. The program will begin at 6:30.

More than 20 firearm will be up for grabs through various games and raffles during the evening. For more information call 740-534-9128 or 740-646-6907.


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.