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Xenia rider wins Eastern Division crown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Tyler Lawson claimed three event wins in three days to win the USA BMX Eastern Division Championship, last weekend. Competing in the 17-18 Novice Division, Lawson defeated riders from South Carolina, Florida and Kentucky to win the title last weekend.


Fairborn Fall Softball Standings

(Through Aug. 28)

Tuesday Men’s Class E League — 1. POKES (2-0); 2.(tie) Mr. P’s, Great Clips, Anonymous Joe’s, Red Wing Shoes (1-1); 6. Relentless Cycle & Speed (0-2).

Thursday Coed League — 1. Tickets (2-0); 2. Sweeney Septic, Anonymous Joe’s (1-1); 4. 2-Legged Deer (0-2).


BELLBROOK 162, WEST CARROLLTON 206: Miranda Greene and Alyssa Burritt finished 1-2 to lead Bellbrook (7-1) over West Carrollton in Wednesday’s high school golf match at Pipestone Golf Course in Miamisburg. Greene finished with a medalist 35; Burritt was second with a 39. Chase Maloney was the top scorer for the Pirates with a 43.


XENIA 3, SPRINGFIELD SHAWNEE 2: Tarah Crawford, Tabitha Crawford and Aly Landis each claimed straight-set singles wins to lead the Buccaneers to Wednesday’s win. The doubles team of Savannah Puckett and Payton McLain almost made it for Xenia victories, but the tandem lost a pair of well-played tiebreakers.

Singles: 1. Tarah Crawford (Xenia) def. DeWitt, 6-0, 6-0; 2. Tabitha Crawford (Xenia) def. Jeannerit, 6-2, 6-1; 3. Aly Landis (Xenia) def. McConkey, 6-1, 6-1;

Doubles: 1. Holmes/Downing (Shawnee) def. Alyssa Waggoner/Jodi Collier, 6-2, 6-1; 2. Baysil/Driscall (Shawnee) def. Savannah Puckett/Payton McLain, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (9-7).


Skyhawks’ Patten in running for Player of the Week Award

Fairborn’s Aaliyah Patten is among 10 Ohio girls soccer players who have been nominated for the JJHuddle/Bucknuts Ohio High School Girls Soccer Player of the Week award. Patten, the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s leading scorer, scored two goals in an 8-1 win over Trotwood-Madison earlier this season. The deadline to vote is Friday. Go to: to place your vote.


Coffman swimming evaluations today

The Coffman YMCA Swim Team will be holding evaluations for new members from 4:30-5:30 p.m. today at the Fairborn YMCA. Coffman YMCA uses Fairborn’s pool as a practice facility. Any Fairborn YMCA member is welcome to be a part of Coffman’s competitive swimming program.

Swimmers will be asked to demonstrate their ability to swim the competitive strokes during a 15-minute evaluation. Bring goggles, towel and a swim cap, if necessary. Contact Toby Boedeker at 937-886-9622, or send email to:, for more information.


Hummingbirds Soccer offered

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Parks and Recreation Department, in cooperation with Jump Start Sports, is offering Hummingbirds Soccer for children ages 3-6. The camp is scheduled for Mondays, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sept. 8-Oct. 13 (ages 3-4), and 6:30-7:30 p.m. (ages 5-6) at Rotary Park. Fee for residents is $65; non-resident fee is $75.

Boys and girls will have fun and learn the basics of soccer: dribbling, passing, trapping, shooting and positioning. Each session consists of instruction in each aspect of the game, fun drills that are designed to teach skills, and low-key non-competitive games.

Contact the Beavercreek Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department at (937) 427-5514 or email with any questions. View all activities at city website,

Introductory Lacrosse camp starts Sept. 9

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Jump Start Sports is offering Introductory Lacrosse Camp for children in grades K-5. The camp is scheduled from 6-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 9-Oct. 14, at Rotary Park. Fee for residents is $65; non-resident fee is $75.

Experienced coaches, provided by Jump Start Sports, will lead the training on all the fundamentals, including: passing, catching, fielding ground balls, cradling, spacing, positioning and defense. Players will be divided by gender and age to play fun game situational scrimmages. Plastic sticks and soft balls will be provided.

Contact the Beavercreek Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department at (937) 427-5514 or email with any questions. View all activities at city website,

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