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Xenia names two new coaches

XENIA — The Xenia City School board unanimously approved the hiring of two Xenia High School varsity coaches on Monday. Jamie Hand has been hired as the new girls head varsity basketball coach, and Harold DeLotelle has been named the girls varsity soccer head coach. Both coaches were approved by unanimous 5-0 votes, during Monday’s June 12 board meeting.

XHS Class of ‘73 golf outing

XENIA — The fifth Play it Forward golf outing and scholarship fundraiser, hosted by the Xenia High School Class of 1973, is scheduled for Saturday, June 17 at Sebastian Hills Golf Club. Golf registration includes a light breakfast, a picnic-style lunch and beverages, in addition to prizes and raffles. The event is open to the public.

The goal of the fundraiser and scholarship award is to give back to current XHS graduates in need. Scholarship monies are acquired from hole sponsorship, title sponsors, monetary/gift donations, and golfers.

Information for sponsorship and golf registration can be obtained by contacting Jerry Boggs at jboggs73@aol.com or 937-239-0036; or Steve Greene at sgreene3@columbus.rr.com.

Drifting event at Kil-Kare June 23-24

XENIA — Tickets for the June 23-24 Midwest Drift Union’s No Star Bash drifting event are now on sale. The sixth annual event will take place at Kil-Kare Raceway, 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road in Xenia. Presale tickets are $15, and tickets will be $20 at the gate. Kids 12 and under get in free. One wristband is good for both days. Lost wristbands will not be replaced for free.

Gates open 3 p.m. June 23. Drifting runs 3-10 p.m. Gates open 10 a.m. June 24 with drifting running 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Discounted presale tickets are available at http://mdudrift.com/2017-shop/?mc_cid=e190b2580d&mc_eid=9a2fb52f73

SW Ohio Track practices ongoing

YELLOW SPRINGS — The Southwest Ohio Track Club summer program is holding team practices Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Several meets will take place this summer. Practices for 7-12 year olds are 5-6 p.m. Practices for 13 and older are 6-7:30 p.m.

The SWOTC includes elementary, middle school, high school, post collegiate and master athletes. All are welcome. The SWOTC is a tax exempt and sanctioned program. For more information contact Peter Dieauer at 815-990-8452 or president@swohiotc.org or Head Coach Valerie Kirk at 937-450-4639 or coachval@swotc.org.

Fairborn hosting summer basketball camp

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn Girls’ summer basketball camp will be 6-8 p.m. June 27-29 at Baker Middle School. The camp is for girls who will be entering grades 2 thru 8.

The three-day camp cost is $35 per camper. Checks should be made out to Fairborn Girls Basketball.

The emphasis of the camp will cover fundamental basketball skills and games for fun. For more information, contact Coach Billy Harchick at bharchick@fairborn.k12.oh.us or call 937-878-6305.

Pacesetter Open set

BEAVERCREEK — Country Club of the North will once again play host to the 35th Pacesetter Open, Monday, June 26. The Pacesetter is a major fundraiser for the Wright State Athletic Department. All proceeds go to support Wright State’s student-athletes.

The day will include breakfast, a four-player golf scramble, and lunch served in the clubhouse. Registration and warm-up begins 8 a.m., with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $225 for an individual and $900 for a foursome and includes greens fee, cart, a complimentary gift, and food and beverages throughout the day. There are also sponsorship opportunities available.

For more information contact Deanna Terelle at 937-775-4936, or Deanna.terelle@wright.edu.

Beavercreek fall basketball league

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek High School girls basketball program will be hosting its 18th annual girls basketball fall league. The games will be played on Sunday afternoons Sept. 10 through Oct. 22. All teams will play seven games on five Sundays with no games Sept. 17-24.

The league will have 12 high school teams ninth through 12th grade. There will be 8-10 girls per team, with only two players from each school on the same team. Space is limited to 120 players and restricted based on OHSAA rules. If interested email creekgirlsfallleague@gmail.com or visit www.beavercreekathletics.com.

Xenia Soccer Club needs refs

XENIA — The Xenia Soccer Club is looking for new/returning/certified Referees for the fall 2017 season. Referees will be trained, but previous soccer experience is a plus. Refs must be as least 13 years of age, attend a two-day training session, and successfully pass a written and field test. The pay rate is $10-$12 per game based on test score. Certified referee rate is $15 per game. Games are played on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights and Saturday mornings. Referees can set their own schedule. Training will be held at the complex on Fairground Road in Xenia 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday July 8 and 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, July 9 as well as 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 and 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. Email contact information with the training session you will be attending and XSC referee in the subject line to sparkyallen1@aol.com.

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