On Deck

Published 2:35 am Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Faith & Fitness fall hoops

league sets registration

Email newsletter signup

The Faith and Fitness Middle School Fall Basketball League will begin in September at the First Baptist Church in Ironton.

Monday night from 6-8 p.m. will be grades 7 and 8 on Sept. 12, 19 and 26 and Oct. 3. Tuesday night from 6-8 p.m. will be grades 5 and 6 on Sept. 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4.

The four-week season will have one game per week with a championship tournament. T-shirts and awards will be given.

Fee is $45 payable to: Faith and Fitness/First Baptist Church.

This is an individual-only registration. No teams will be accepted. There is a 40 player limit.

Youths should pre-register by Thursday, Sept. 8. Late fee is $50. Forms are available at the church or contact Chris Barnes at (614) 404-5825 or the church at (740) 532-1240.




Basketball officiating

class to begin Sept. 28

The Ironton and Portsmouth chapters of the Southeastern Ohio Basketball Officials Association are offering a class for beginning officials.

The class is a requirement for all new officials who wish to referee Ohio High School Athletic Association sanctioned games in grades 7-12. The class will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 28, and last approximately eight weeks. There will be 25 classroom hours and numerous scrimmages to work.

Cost of the class is $65. To register for the class, go to the OHSAA website (www.ohsaa.org). For any further information or questions, contact Dave Stamm at (740) 352-0928 or email davestamm@glockner.com or Chris Meenach at (740) 250-4316.




Oak Hill to sponsor

men’s softball tourney

The Oak Hill Oaks’ baseball team will sponsor a men’s 18-and-older double elimination softball tournament Friday and Saturday, Oct. 1-2, at Oak Hill High School.

Fee is $160 per team. Tournament is open to the first eight teams to register. Awards given to first- and second-place teams.

Proceeds benefit the Oak Hill baseball team. To register or for further information, contact Jason Wright at (740) 418-0482.


Reds tickets

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