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Published 9:11 pm Sunday, June 17, 2018

Ironton youth soccer
registrations set in July
The Ironton Area Youth Soccer Association, Inc., registrations for the fall league will be at the Ironton Fire Department, S. 4th and Jefferson Streets., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, June 23, and July 7 and 14.
The late fee registration will be Tuesday, July 17, from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Fire Department.
The league is for boys and girls ages 4-to-12 with birthdays between Aug. 1, 2006, to July 31, 2014.
Fee is $25 per youth and $20 for each additional family member. There will be a $5 late fee assessed per player after July 14.
Teams will be for under age 6 (co-ed), under 8 (co-ed), 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.

ILL pitching machine
tournaments June 19-22
The Ironton National Little League will conduct pitching machine tournaments for boys and girls ages 6-7-8.
The tournament will be Tuesday through Friday, June 19-22, at the Ironton Little League. Entry fee for the double elimination tournament is $100.
Interested boys’ teams should call (740) 479-0309 and interested girls’ teams should call (740) 646-3908.

Ironton girls’ basketball
camp set for June 25-28
The Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ FUNdamental basketball camp will be held for all girls regardless of school for grades 2-through-9 from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday through Thursday, June 25-29, at the Ironton Sports Center.
Fee is $25 each. Each camper receives a Powerade drink each day of camp and a T-shirt at the end of the week.
An awards ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday.
For further information, contact coach Doug Graham at (304) 633-1181.

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Ironton Elks sponsoring
bus trip to Reds game
The Ironton Elks Lodge No. 177 is sponsoring a bus trip to the Cincinnati Reds vs. Philadelphia Phillies game on Saturday, July 29, at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati.
Fans will leave from the Hills Plaza for the 1 p.m. game. Cost of the trip is $50 each and covers transportation and field box seat along the first base line.
The trip is open to the public and children are welcome. You do not have to be a member of the Elks Lodge to participate.
To register or for more information, contact the Elks Lodge by email at elks177@gmail.com or call the club room at (740) 532-1262 after 3 p.m.

Slamfest softball tourney
scheduled for June 23-24
The 7th Annual Rooster’s RiverCities Slamfest slow-pitch softball tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24, at St. Clouds Commons in Huntington, WVa.
The Men’s 3-game guarantee tournament will be on Saturday with the coed on Sunday. Entry fee is $175 if paid the day of the tournament or $150.00 if paid by Wednesday, June 20.
Each team will hit their own Classic M softballs. Home runs are two per team plus one DHH. The rest are outs but there is a $10 buy-in option per game.
The coed tournament is also a three-game guarantee and women’s balls will be provided and the home run rule is three including a buy-in option available.
Brackets will be drawn Thursday night, June 21, and there will be a drawing party at Roosters.
The top two teams will receive plaques and if eight or more teams enter, then the winner will receive 12 Champion t-shirts.
For more information call or text (304) 417-4265.

Faith & Fitness offers
summer basketball
The First Baptist Church Faith and Fitness Center is conducting summer youth basketball camps.
From 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursday during June and July, a camp will be held for boys and girls entering grades 3-5.
Youths entering grades 6-8 will meet from 11 a.m. to noon. with high school and college age players meeting from 1-2 p.m.
Fee is $10 per hour session. First workouts start June 5.
Camps for grades 4-7 will be July 9-12. Interested persons can look on info.on
An AAU tournament for grades 4-5 will be held June 25-26.
Summer open gyms have begun for top high school boys in the area. Players meet one or two nights a week all summer.
Persons interested in any activity should contact Chris Barnes at (614) 404-5825.

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.”