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Girls’ youth basketball

camp set for June 6-9

The Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ will sponsor a youth basketball camp open to all girls regardless of their school district residence.

The camp is open to girls entering grades 3-9 as of the fall of 2016. All areas of the game will be covered.

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.

The camp will be from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 6-9, in the Ironton High School Conley Sports Center.

Each camper receives one cold beverage each day and a T-shirt at the end of the camp. There will be an awards ceremony at 3:10 p.m. the final day of camp.

A camp photo will be taken on Wednesday and available for purchase.

Fee is $25 each. Checks may be made payable to: Ironton Athletic Department, Ironton High School, c/o Doug Graham, 1701 South 7th Street, Ironton, OH 45638.

To register or for more information, contact Doug Graham at (740) 532-5235 or email doug.graham@tigertown.com




Ironton boys’ basketball

shootout June 23-24

The sixth annual Ironton Fighting Tigers’ boys’ basketball Summer Shootout will be Thursday and Friday, June 23-24, at Ironton High School.

Fee is $120 per team for one day and $200 for both days. Checks may be made payable to: Ironton Tiger Clan, Ironton High School, c/o Mark LaFon, 1701 South 7th Street, Ironton, OH 45638

Starting time is 10 a.m. with adjustable times for teams traveling extended distances. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games.

Games will be played in the Conley Sports Center and the new high school gym, both located on the campus.

Overtime tournament if enough teams elect to play. Games will have certified OHSAA officials.

Warm-up basketball will be on each court with one ball per team. There will be a hospitality room for coaches and a concession stand will be available.

To enter or for more information, contact Mark LaFon at (740) 532-5235 or email mark.lafon@tigertown.com



Fairland youth girls’

basketball camp set

The Fairland Lady Dragons’ girls’ basketball camp will be from 9-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday, June 6-9, in the high school gymnasium.

All girls entering grades 1-7 are eligible. Fee is $35 each.

For further information, contact coach Jon Buchanan at (304) 634-3294.




Chesapeake plans girls’

hoops shootout June 11

The Lady Peake Shootout for girls’ basketball teams will be Saturday, June 11, at Chesapeake High School and Middle School.

Four games are guaranteed for $150. For more information or to register, call or text Chris Ball at (304) 416-0110.



Youth basketball league

planned at First Baptist

The First Baptist Church Faith and Fitness Center is offering individual and small group workouts.

Workouts begin Tuesday, June 7, at the fitness center. There is a $10 donation per person. Here is the workout schedule:

9-10 a.m. — boys/girls in grades 3-5;

10-11 a.m. — girls in grades 6-9;

11 a.m. to noon — boys in grades 6-9;

1-2 p.m. — boys/girls in high school/college.

Persons should verify time and dates with Chris Barnes (614) 404-5825 or (740) 532-1240.