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Published 2:45 am Wednesday, August 3, 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.



St. Joseph youth soccer clinic set for Aug. 8, 9, 11

The annual St. Joseph Flyers’ youth soccer clinic will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Aug. 8, 9 and 11, at Clouston Field on Lawrence Street.

Registration will be from 5-5:45 p.m. The 6-and-Under group will  be from 6-7:30 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. for youths over age 6.

Fee is $25 and $20 for each additional sibling. Forms are available at St. Joseph High School or Unger’s Shoe Store.



OVC football preview Aug. 13 at South Point

The Ohio Valley Conference annual football preview will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at South Point High School.

Teams will play two quarters. Home teams listed second. Here are the matchups:

5 p.m. Coal Grove vs. Rock Hill; 6 p.m. Portsmouth vs. Ironton; 7 p.m. Chesapeake vs. Fairland; 8 p.m. South Point vs. Gallipolis.

Admission is $5.



SOC volleyball preview Aug. 20 at Ports. Clay

The Southern Ohio Conference annual volleyball preview will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, at Portsmouth Clay High School.

The preview begins at 10 a.m. Each game consists of two sets. The home team is listed first. Here is the lineup:

Portsmouth Clay vs. Oak Hill; Western vs. Minford; Green vs. Northwest; Eastern vs. Wheelersburg; Sciotoville East vs. Lucasville Valley; Symmes Valley vs. South Webster; Portsmouth Notre Dame vs. Waverly; New Boston vs. Portsmouth West.

Admission is $5.



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.



CKCC hosting youth

volleyball league

The Ceredo-Kenova Community Center Volleyball League will conduct a fall league for any girls living in the Tri-State area entering grades 1-6.

Fee is $40 per child and $35 for each additional sibling.

Interested persons can register at the C-K Fitness Center any day of the week or call (304) 453-1121 or (304) 453-2449 for more information.


Reds tickets

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