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Beavercreek Sox tryouts in July

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Sox have been holding tryouts for the 2018 season during the month of July. At least one Beavercreek Sox select baseball team, for boys ages 9-15, will be chosen for each of the age groups. Age groups are determined by the player’s age on May 1, 2018. A child who is 10 years old on May 1, 2018 would be eligible to play on the 10U team. The final U11 tryout had been scheduled for Monday, July 24. Tryouts for the U12 had yet to be determined, according to the Sox. For more information on the Sox teams and tryout sessions, visit BeavercreekSox.org or call Jeff Fruhwirth at 937-232-5501.

Patriot 5K run set

RIVERSIDE — The annual Carroll Women’s Soccer Patriot 5K run will be held Saturday, July 29 at Carroll High School, 4524 Linden Ave. The course begins and ends at Patriot Stadium. A Little Pat’s Lap, for kids 7 and under, starts 8 a.m. The cost is $6. The 5K begins 9 a.m. Registration is $26 for adults, $21 for students, and $16 for kids 13 and under. Race day registration begins 8 a.m.

To register online go to www.carrollhs.org/2017patriot5k. Online registration closes at midnight July 27.

`Creek 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.

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. Referees must be as least 13 years of age, attend a two-day training session, and successfully pass a written and field test.

Games are played Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights and Saturday mornings. Referees can set their own schedule. Training will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 and 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6 at the complex on Fairground Road in Xenia. Email contact information with the training session you will be attending and XSC referee in the subject line to sparkyallen1@aol.com.

Buddies program returns

DAYTON —

The Dayton Dragons Kroger Baseball Buddy program is back for the 2017 season. Kids 7-13 can enter for a chance to run onto Fifth Third Field alongside the Dragons players.

The experience includes: Hanging out in the dugout during pre-game to meet the Dragons players; Getting autographs and photos with the Dragons team; Being introduced over the public address speakers like a player; Running out on the field with the team before that day’s game. Baseball Buddies will also receive several gifts including a replica Dragons jersey, a Dragons baseball hat, a drawstring backpack, and Dragons pen and baseball to be autographed. One baseball buddy will win a free fun day at Fifth Third Field with 20 of their friends and Dragons players. To enter, look for the display at local Kroger stores.

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