Ironton ‘split the pot’ will start at $500
Thanks to a donation from Texas Roadhouse, the “Split the Pot” at the Ironton High School home football game on Friday will start with $500 in the pot.
Ironton plays Portsmouth at 7 p.m. and “Split the Pot” donations will begin prior to kickoff.
Hughes basketball camp
sessions begin Nov. 3
Former highly-successful Green, South Point and Wheelersburg boys’ high school basketball coach Mike Hughes is offering basketball instruction for boys in grades 5-6.
There will be six sessions at two hours each with a maximum of 10 per group.
The sessions will be held at the gym complex at the residence of Gage Hughes in Ohio Furnace on the border of Lawrence and Scioto counties.
Camp is from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 10, 11, 14, 17, 21 and 24. Registration is Sunday, Nov. 3. There will be a parent meeting and player evaluation.
Hughes will be assisted by former Greenup County basketball standout Gage Hughes who is the school’s all-time leading scorer. Gage was drafted by the Kansas City Royals baseball team and he will also offer baseball instructions before or after the basketball sessions free of charge.
For more information, contact coach Hughes at (740) 464-5699.
SOC basketball sets basketball previews
The Southern Ohio Conference has set schedules for the girls’ and boys’ basketball previews.
The girls’ preview will be Friday, Nov. 15, at Northwest High School.
The boys’ preview will be Friday, Nov. 22, at South Webster High School.
Admission is $5.
Here is the girls’ schedule:
5 p.m. — South Webster vs. Western; 5:40 — Northwest vs. Portsmouth Notre Dame; 6:20 — Northwest jayvee vs. Lucasville Valley; 7 p.m. — Oak Hill vs. St. Joseph; 7:40 — Waverly vs. Green; 8:20 — Wheelersburg vs. New Boston; 9:00 — Eastern vs. Sciotoville East; 9:40 — Minford vs. Symmes Valley; 10:20 — Portsmouth West vs. Portsmouth Clay;
Here is the boys’ schedule:
5:00 — South Webster vs. Symmes Valley; 5:40 — South Webster jayvee vs. Northwest; 6:20 — Wheelersburg vs. New Boston; 7:00 — Portsmouth West vs. Porsmouth Clay; 7:40 — Minford vs. Portsmouth Notre Dame; 8:20 — Waverly vs. Green; 9:00 — Eastern vs. Sciotoville East; 9:40 — Oak Hill vs. Western; 10:20 — Lucasville Valley vs. St. Joseph.