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Ironton youth football

registration July 14 & 21

The Ironton Recreation Department will conduct youth football registrations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, July 14 and 21, in the Ironton City Center.

The C league is for grades one and two, B league for grades three and four, and A league for grades five and six.

Kindergarten plays flag football only. First grade youths have the option of football with pads or flag football.

Fee is $20 each and $10 for each additional sibling in A through C leagues. Flag football fee is $10.

For further information, contact Brett Thomas at 237-0050.




Ironton youth cheerleader

registration set July 14

The Ironton Recreation Department will conduct cheerleader registration for the Bills and Eagles youth football teams from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 14, in the Ironton City Center.

Registration is open to girls in grades 2 through 6. Fee is $30.



St. Joseph volleyball

seeking head coach

Anyone interested in the St. Joseph High School girls’ volleyball head coach may obtain an application in the principal’s office.



St. Joseph soccer

conditioning, camp

St. Joseph High School and Junior High soccer conditioning will be held form 8-to-9:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, July 9-20, at Clouston Field on Lawrence Street Road.

The annual soccer camp for players will be held July 23-27. Fee is $60. Times will be announced as soon as plans are finalized.

For further information, contact the school at (740) 532-0485.


Faith & Fitness run/walk

scheduled for July 21

The second annual Faith & Fitness 5K run/walk will be held Saturday, July 21, at First Baptist Church in Ironton.

Registration fee is $15 by July 11 and $20 the day of the race. Registration the day of the race is 6:30 to 7:45 a.m. Race starts at 8 o’clock.

Checks can be made payable to FBC Faith and Fitness Center. Fees are non-refundable.

For further information, contact Michael Gleichauf at michaelgleichauf@yahoo.com



Lady Herd softball

camps set for July

Marshall Lady Thundering softball will offer four different camps in July to be held at Dot Hicks Field.

Player scrimmage camp: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 9, 16 and 23. Open to grades 9-12. One session is $50, two sessions $75 and three sessions $125. There are discounts to teams of 10 or more players.

Pitching camp: 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 11, 18 and 25. Open to all ages. Each session is $30, all sessions $75.

Hitting camp: 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 17, 24 and 31. Open to all ages. Each session is $30 and all three $75.

All-Skills camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17-18. Campers grouped based on age and skill. Lunch and one-hour swim inside the Marshall Recreation Center included. Open to all ages. Costs $75 for defense (July 17), $75 for offense (July 18), $125 both days.

The camp will be conducted by Herd head coach Shonda Stanton, assistant coaches Amanda Williams and Chelsey Barclay, and current players.

Registration forms and info HerdZone.com website. A $25 non-refundable deposit can be made to the softball offices at P.O. Box 1360, Huntington, W.Va. 25715. Campers should submit forms by July 1 to ensure a spot.

The coaches may be contacted at: Stanton 304-696-4370 or stantons@marshall.edu, Barclay at 304-696-3979 or barclayc@marshall.edu



Ironton youth soccer

league sets registration

The Ironton Area Youth Soccer Association will conduct registrations for the fall season from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Bob Linn Sporting Goods at 212 N. 2nd Street in Ironton.

The league is for youths ages 4 to 12 with birthdays between Aug. 1, 2000, to July 31, 2008. Fee is $20 per youth and $15 for each additional sibling. There will be a $5 late fee assessed per player after July 7.

Teams will be in under 6 and two under 12 for boys and girls.



2nd Annual Flyer 5K Run

scheduled for Aug. 25

The second annual Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and Ironton Catholic Schools’ Flyer 5K race will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at St. Joseph High School.

Fee is $15 before Aug. 19 and $20 after and on race day. Registration on race day is from 7-7:45 a.m. Race begins at 8.

There are 15 age divisions for males and females. Top three finishers in each division and overall will be given awards. Moisture wicking T-shirts guaranteed to first 300 runners.

For more information, contact Jenny Rowe at (740) 307-2534 or rowe5@mac.com



Volleyball officiating

class being offered

Anyone interested in becoming a high school or middle school volleyball official in the state of Ohio must take an Ohio High School Athletic Association sponsored class.

The OHSAA has changed its registrationi procedure to take a class and the test.

For information to become a volleyball official, contact Jack Welz at (740) 532-9415 (home) before July 6.



Kiwanis Juniors plan

golf tourney July 19

The Kiwanis Juniors at Cliffside Golf Club in Gallipolis will hold a juniors tournament beginning at 1 p.m. on July 19. Registration begins at noon.

The tournament is open to ages 9-18. Fee is $20 for ages 9-12 and $30 for 13-15 and 16-18. Age 9-10 and 11-12 will play nine holes while 13-15 and 16-18 play 18 holes.

Individual awards will be given to the top three places in each division.

Cart/meal passes will be available to spectators for $15.

To enter, call the clubhouse at (740) 446-4653 or Ed Caudill at (740) 245-5919 or 645-4381. Leave player’s name and age as of July 19 and school currently attending.