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Published 12:22 am Thursday, September 12, 2019

Fairland at Ironton
game to start at 7:30
The kickoff time for the Fairland at Ironton football game on Friday will be moved back to 7:30 p.m. due to the forecast of elevated temperatures that day.

Coal Grove pushes back
Friday’s kickoff time
The kickoff time for the Portsmouth West at Coal Grove football game on Friday will be moved back to 7:30 p.m. due to the forecast of elevated temperatures that day.

Ironton Little League
set membership meeting
The Ironton National Little League will hold its’ required annual general membership meeting (review the league condition/constitution/bylaws/finances/membership) and board of directors elections at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Little League Complex at north 4th and Vesuvius Streets.
All active members in good standing are eligible to vote and for nomination and election to the board of directors.
Absentee ballots my be obtained from the League Secretary.
Each year the league elects five board of directors to serve a 3-year term.Members in good standing that cannot attend the meeting can request an absentee ballot and obtain additional information by visiting the INLL facebook page @ facebook.com/IrontonNationalLittleLeague/
Following the general membership meeting and elections. The board of directors will hold an executive meeting to welcome any new board of directors, elect new officers and briefly discuss year end procedures/finances and tentative 2020 season.

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Ironton sponsoring
basketball academy
The Ironton High School basketball coaching staffs will be sponsoring The Fighting Tiger Basketball Academy in September and October.
WHEN: Wednesdays on Sept.18 and 25, Oct. 2,9, 16 and 23.
TIME/PLACE: 3:45-5 p.m. — Ironton High School Conley Center
Transportation will be available for Ironton Middle School students.
WHO: Open to all students (boys & girls) in Grades 2nd – 7th grades regardless of school.
COST: $30 for all six classes or $10 per class (Students who pre-register receive a basketball)
INSTRUCTORS: Ironton High School boys and girls basketball coaching staffs and players.
GOAL: To provide fundamental skill instruction in the areas of ball handling, shooting, passing and defense before the basketball season starts.
BENEFITS: Affordable skill development, T-shirt to each participant, free admission into one Ironton High School boys and girls basketball game and an attendance award
Pre-registrations and/or questions can be sent to:
Doug Graham
1701 South 7th Street
Ironton, OH 45638
or email doug.graham@tigertown.com

Shawnee St. to host
softball prospects camp
PORTSMOUTH — The softball program at Shawnee State University will be hosting a SSU Prospect Camp from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, at Portsmouth High School for ages 13-18.
Camp fee is $60 and prospects will go through several stations of workouts that will be set up through the day.
Campers who attend will receive a t-shirt.
For more information, contact Shawnee State head softball coach Steve Whittaker at (740) 351-3691 or email Whittaker at swhittaker@shawnee.edu.

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.”
Special ticket sales and special events and giveaways can also be found on the Reds’ team website as well as information in becoming members of the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum.