Edison youth football camp coming

RICHMOND — The Edison football program is holding a youth camp from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 21-22 at the Edison High School practice football field.

The camp will feature dynamic warm-up speed and agility drills, position specific instruction and drills, competitions, games and more. The cost is $30 for the first child, and $20 for additional children. Participants will get a T-shirt.

For information or to register, contact Edison football coach Shane O’Brien at (740) 424-3379 or

Vipers basketball camp upcoming

WEIRTON — The fifth-annual Ohio Valley Vipers skills and drills camp is coming up from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 18-21 at the Boys and Girls Club on Edna Street.

The cost is $45 per camper and the camp is for boys and girls between the ages of 10-18. Each camper receives a shirt and there will be a pizza party on the last day. Drinks and basketballs will be provided. The deadline to sign up is June 15.

To register or for information, contact coach A.J. Forte at (740) 424-0119

Friends of Edison scramble set

EAST SPRINGFIELD — The 2018 Friends of Edison Golf Scramble will be held July 22 at Spring Hills Golf Club.

Proceeds will help promote the renewal of the district’s 5.9-mill operating levy this fall. The measure, which was last passed in the spring of 2014, would provide $1.2 million annually during a five-year period. Superintendent Bill Beattie said the funding would assist with general operations and fill a financial gap left with a loss of revenue from FirstEnergy Corp.

Registration will begin at 7:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Space is limited to 32 teams. The cost is $60 per golfer and the four-person scramble will include prize money for the top three teams, a 50/50 drawing, skins and skill prizes, a continental breakfast, light lunch and dinner.

The event will include Dixon Golf and Aurelius challenges, at additional charges of $10 and $20 respectively.

Corporate sponsors include International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 246 of Steubenville, DeNoon Lumber of Bergholz and Riley Petroleum of Toronto, while TS Electric of Richmond is the golf ball sponsor. Rawson’s Mulch & More of Knoxville is the prize sponsor. Other sponsorships are available. For details, contact Beattie at (740) 282-0065.

To register for the scramble, contact Spring Hills at (740) 543-3270.

Basketball camp upcoming

BELLAIRE — The annual St. John Central basketball camp will be held at the high school in Bellaire from July 23-27.

The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Campers are urged to bring a bagged lunch as refrigeration is available. The camp will stress fundamentals while having competitions such as free throw shooting, 5-on-5 games and 3-point shooting.

Lady Irish head coach Bubba Kapral will be the director. Guest speakers will be featured each day. They include West Liberty University men’s head coach Ben Howlett, Scooter Tolzda, Derek Edwards, Dr. Gregory Merrick and E.J. Schodzinski.

The cost is $35 per camper and $20 for each additional family member. Every camper will receive a camp T-shirt and green basketball. The camp is open to boys and girls entering grades 1-8.

Lower hoops will be available for younger campers.

For information, contact Kapral at (740) 310-3410 or by e-mail at To pre-register through mail, send checks payable to Lady Irish Basketball to Bubba Kapral, 1441 Maple St., Bellaire, Ohio 43906. Include T-shirt sizes and grade level.