On Deck

Published 1:35 am Thursday, August 27, 2015

Ironton football tix on sale at school

Tickets for the Ironton vs. Wheelersburg game are on sale in the Ironton High School main office on the Heplar Street side of the building.

Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. Reserve seats are still available for the season.

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Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Friday at Tanks Memorial Stadium.


Basketball skills at FBC Fitness Center

A fall basketball skills and vertimax training will begin in September and October at the Faith and Fitness Center of the First Baptist Church in Ironton.

Anyone interested in getting a headstart on the upcoming basketball season should call the church at (740) 532-1240 or contact Chris Barnes.


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 sanctioned high school and middle school games. Fee is $65.

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.


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.