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Published 1:21 am Thursday, July 21, 2016


Ironton season football tickets now on sale

Ironton Fighting Tigers’ season football tickets are now on sale for the 2016 season.

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Ironton features five home games including four Ohio Valley Conference games. All games begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $37 per seat and checks should be made payable to the I.H.S. Athletic Department.

Fans should include a self-addressed stamped envelope. If a large amount of tickets are ordered, please apply extra postage. The postage should cover the weight of the order.

Fans should make sure to add a phone number with their order.

Please mail orders to:

I.H.S. Athletic Department

Ironton High School

c/o Mark LaFon

1701 South Seventh Street

Ironton, OH 45638

Tickets will be mailed starting on Aug. 26. If fans do not receive tickets by Sept. 2, please contact athletic director Mark LaFon at (740) 532-5235 during school hours.

The home schedule includes: Sept. 16 Ashland; Sept 23 South Point; Sept. 30 Chesapeake, Oct. 14 Coal Grove; Oct. 21 Gallipolis.




Ironton youth football camp set for July 23

The second annual Ironton High School “Fighting Tigers” football camp will be Saturday, July 23, on Bob Lutz Field at Tanks Memorial Stadium.

The camp is for youth entering grades 3-through-8 as of the fall of 2016. The camp will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Fee is $25 and each camper will get a T-shirt. Players will have the opportunity to work with members of the high school coaching staff and Fighting Tiger players. There will also be guest speakers.

Interested persons may pre-register by contacting Brian Bowling at (740) 550-6877. Pre-registering guarantees the proper T-shirt size.

Registration the day of the camp is 9 a.m. in Tiger Alley.

Checks should be made payable to Ironton Football.



Ironton cheerleading

registrations planned

The Ironton grade school cheerleading registrations will be at the Ironton City Center, 301 S. Third St., from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturdays, July 23 and 30.

Registration is open to grades 1-6 as of August 2016.

Fee is $30 each, $50 for a family of two plus $10 for each additional sibling.



Ironton youth soccer

final signups set July 23

The Ironton Area Youth Soccer Association registrations for the fall league will be at the Ironton City Center, 301 S. Third St., from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The league is for youths ages 4-to-12 with birthdays between Aug. 1, 2004, to July 31, 2012. Fee is $20 per youth and $15 for each additional sibling. There will be a $5 late fee assessed per player after July 16.

Teams will be for under age 6 (co-ed), under 8 (co-ed) and under age 10 and under 12 for boys and under age 10 and under age 12 for girls.

NOTE: Youths must be registered by a parent or legal guardian.



SNYS to host annual

benefit golf scramble

Special Needs Youth Sportsmen, Inc. (SNYS) will host its fourth annual benefit golf scramble on Sunday, Aug. 28, at Silo Golf Course located in Lavalette, West Virginia.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the many outreach programs of SNYS, such as annual fishing and hunting outings, as well as other outdoor events for special needs youth.

All activities conducted by SNYS are free to special needs participants and their parents.

The scramble will begin with a lunch for golfers at 12:45 p.m. The shotgun start will begin at 1:30.

Prizes will be presented to the first, second and third place teams. Other prizes will be given for hole in one, longest drive, longest putt, and closest to the pin.

Entry fee is $75 per person or $300 per four person team. For more information, contact George at 740-646-6590 or Kim at 304-962-2709.



Reds’ special ticket

offers this weekend

The Cincinnati Reds host the Arizona Diamondbacks with some special ticket offers including a Reds Cap to the first 25,000 fans on Saturday and a Eugenio Suarez Fathead® for kids on Sunday. Also on Sunday the game features a free post-game concert by MercyMe.

There is a limited number of $10 tickets by using the offer code FSOHIO.


Reds tickets

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