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Published 10:03 pm Saturday, June 18, 2016


Ironton boys’ basketball

shootout June 23-24

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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 Athletic Dept., 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



Roosters’ Slamfest men’s

& womens’ tourney set

The fifth annual Roosters RiverCities Slamfest men’s and women’s slowpitch softball tournament will be Saturday, June 25, in Huntington, W.Va., at St Clouds.

Teams will hit their own 52 300 or less softballs. Entry fee is $150.00 if paid at the bracket party at Roosters, and $160.00 after the party.

Home runs will be 2-plus DHH, three games guaranteed with first place awarded T-shirts and sponsor trophy.

Second and third place get a sponsor trophy. For more info call or text Bo at (606) 369-0040 or Brian at (304) 417-4265.



Roosters’ Rivercities coed

softball tourney June 26

The fifth annual Roosters Rivercities Slamfest Coed softball tournament will be Sunday, June 26, in Huntington, W.Va., at St. Clouds.

Teams need at least four girls on the field at all times. Entry fee will be $150.00 if paid by June 22 at bracket party at Roosters and $160.00 after the party.

Three home runs and teams will hit own 52 300 or less softballs. For more info call or text Bo at (606) 369-0040 or Brian at (304) 417-4265.



Shawnee St. golf team

offers youth clinics

PORTSMOUTH — The Shawnee State golf team — in partnership with the Elks Country Club — is now accepting participants for the 2016 Junior Golf Clinics, a five-day clinic set for June 20-24.

The clinic features instruction from renowned professional Bob Sowards, the Shawnee State golf team and Mitchell McFarland. Cost of the clinic is $100 and includes five days of instruction and lunch each day.

Instruction is available for all ability levels, with grade school and junior high students going from 8-10 a.m. each day. High school students are scheduled from 10 a.m.-noon.

To register — or for any questions — contact the Elks Pro Shop at 740-259-6241. Sign-ups will also be available on the first day of the clinic.


Reds tickets

Fans can obtain Cincinnati Reds’ tickets by going online at cincinnatireds.com or call 866-800-1275.