Ironton offering free youth boys’ basketball camp

Published 9:46 pm Saturday, June 4, 2016

Staff Report


The Ironton Fighting Tigers’ boys basketball camp will celebrate its 10th anniversary by offering the camp free of charge.

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The camp is for boys entering grades 2-6 as of the fall of 2016. It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday and Tuesday at Ironton High School.

Two indoor gyms plus outdoor courts will be utilized.

Each camper receives a cold drink each day and features guest speakers from the college and high school level. All phases of the game will be taught.

Every person will be placed on a team for game competition and everyone will participate at least 50 percent of the time in each game.

There will be an awards ceremony at the conclusion of the camp. Youths may register prior to the start of the camp on Monday morning.

For further information, contact the athletic department at (740) 532-5235.

The athletic department also expressed its appreciation to the sponsors who have assisted in making the camp possible during the past 10 years.

Here is a list of camp sponsors:

Ironton Basketball Camp


• Dr. Richard S. Ford, MD, PSC

• Phillips Funeral Home, Inc.

• P&J Giovanni’s Pizza, Ironton

• Guy’s Flooring

• VFW Post 8850

• Ironton Physical Therapy, Inc.

• Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

• Zumba — Marta Taylor

• Wolfe and Bentley, Attorneys at Law — John Wolfe

• Dr. John D. Davis, D.D.S., Inc.

• Coal Grove Giovanni’s Pizza

• Kevin Waldo, Attorney at Law

• Ironton Moose Lodge

• Hot Spot

• Ironton Elks Lodge

• Charlie’s Tire Sales, Inc.

• Joe Hurley Insurance Agency, Inc.

• Western Southern Insurance — John Large

• Friends of Ironton

• Glockner Auto Sales of Ironton

• Buckeye Monument — Greg Klaiber

• Citizens Deposit Bank

• Ironton Recreation Department

• Knight of Columbus Council 1405

• Spare Time Recreation

• Awards Plus