On Deck

Published 2:15 am Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ironton season football
tickets now on sale
Ironton Fighting Tigers’ season football tickets are now on sale.
Tickets for five homes games are $37 per ticket. Checks should be made payable to IHS Athletic Dept.
PLEASE NOTE: Ticket orders MUST include a self-addressed stamped envelope — two to three stamps depending on the number of tickets ordered — and mailed to:
IHS Athletic Department
1701 South 7th Street
Ironton, OH 45638
If a large amount of tickets is ordered, please apply extra postage.
Please include a phone number with your order. Please do not drop off orders at the main office of the school or the auto shop garage, but instead contact the athletic department for any question or specific needs.
Tickets will be mailed out starting on Aug. 10. If fans do not receive their tickets by Aug. 21, contact the athletic department at  (740) 532-5235 during school hours.

OVC football preview
at Portsmouth Aug. 12
The Ohio Valley Conference football preview will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12, at Portsmouth High School’s Trojan Coliseum.
Each game will consist of two quarters. Admission will be at the gate. Coaches passes will not be permitted. Gates open at 3:45 p.m.
Here is the schedule:
5:00 Fairland vs. Chesapeake; 6:00 South Point vs. Gallipolis; 7:00 Rock Hill vs. Coal Grove: 8:00 Ironton vs. Portsmouth.
The second team listed is the home team.

SOC volleyball preview
Aug. 19 at Ports. Clay
The Southern Ohio Conference girls’ volleyball preview will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, at Portsmouth Clay High School.
The preview begins at 10 a.m. Each contest consist of two sets to 21. Admission is $5. Here is the schedule with the home team listed first:
Symmes Valley vs. Minford; New Boston vs. Wheelersburg; Western vs. Portsmouth West; Portsmouth Notre Dame vs. South Webster; Green vs. Oak Hill; Eastern vs. Lucasville Valley; Sciotoville East vs. Northwest.

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ILL baseball/softball
fall league offered
The Ironton Little League is offering a fall baseball and softball league for youths ages 7-to-16.
The league is only on Sundays from Aug. 20 to Oct. 8. Games and instructions are from 2-4 p.m.
Fee is $20 per player and $10 for each additional sibling. T-shirts will be provided.
If enough players register, there will be own league play. If not, the league will attempt to schedule local teams.
For futher information, call (740) 414-0080.

Cincinnati Reds’ tickets
The Cincinnati Reds’ ticket hours are: non-game days Monday-Friday 9-5 p.m. Saturday 10- 4 p.m. (not open October-February); Game Days  9 a.m. until end of the 7th inning.
Go online at cincinnatireds.com and click “tickets.”

16th Circleville Dog Days
5K road race set Aug. 5
The 16th annual Circleville Dog Days 5K road race, presented by Red Barn, will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, at 9 a.m. beginning and ending at Circleville High School.
Visit www.circlevillexc.com for entry forms and online registration, or you can register the day of the race from 7:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
There is a $15 preregistration fee ($20 on race day) and at least the first 150 registered will receive a free T-shirt.
The event boasts unique “Dog Days” suncatchers, given to the top three in each of 34 total age groups, plus awards to the top three overall male and female finishers.
Numerous door prizes also will be awarded, water and splits will be available on the course, and refreshments will be available at the finish.