Local Sports Digest



High School

Greeneview golfers top Springfield Catholic

JAMESTOWN — The Greeneview boys golf team beat Springfield Catholic Central, 174-190, Aug. 25 at Reid Park in Springfield.

Brayden Woods and Zach Halder each shot 42 on the par 35 course, while Wade Hovan and Daniel Sage each shot 45.

Greeneview is 7-1 overall and 4-1 in the Ohio Heritage Conference.

Lady Rams top Fairbanks

JAMESTOWN — Faith Rutherford scored 34 minutes into the match to give the Greeneview girls soccer team a 1-0 win over Fairbanks Aug. 25. Hailee Brown assisted on the goal for the 1-1 Lady Rams.

Greeneview girls golf team wins three

JAMESTOWN — The Greeneview girls golf team had a successful week in its inaugural season, beating Madison Plains, Springfield Northeastern and South Charleston Southeastern, while losing to Fairbanks and North Lewisburg Triad. The Lady Rams are 5-2 in the Ohio Heritage Conference.

Fairborn volleyball team tops Stebbins

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn volleyball team started slow and finished strong in a 16-25, 25-23, 19-25, 25-17, 15-9 win over Riverside Stebbins Aug. 25.

Taylor Rice had 10 kills, 10 digs, two blocks and an ace, while Elena North had 16 assists, six aces and four kills. Kayleigh Finlayson was strong defensively for Fairborn, with 11 digs to go with five aces. Hanna Borchert had seven digs, and Taylor Soulati six. Jessica Black had three blocks.

Fairborn tennis blanked by Tipp

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn girls tennis team was swept, 5-0, by Tipp City Tippecanoe Aug. 25.

Brooklyn Hunter had some great rallies in a 1-6, 1-6 loss at first singles. Acadia Wulf lost, 0-6, 2-6, at second singles, while Kyla Secrest lost, 2-6, 1-6, at third singles.

The first doubles team of Shayna Osborne and Preslee Chapman lost, 4-6, 2-6, while the No. 2 doubles team of Megan Koonce and Dakota Thacker lost, 2-6, 4-6.

“We expected a very tough match tonight and we got it,” Skyhawks coach Doug Coy said.

The reserve team played to a 3-3 tie. Paige Murry won two singles matches, while Tiana Thomas had a win at third singles.

Fairborn’s varsity team is 1-5 overall and 0-3 in the Greater Western Ohio Conference American South.

Greeneview volleyball wins

JAMESTOWN — The Greeneview volleyball team beat Tipp City Bethel, 25-20, 25-15, 21-25, 25-17, Aug. 25.

Ashley Schloss led with 10 kills, while Caitlin Sweat added seven. Brianna Seigfried had 19 assists.

The reserve team won, 25-6, 25-12.

Sports scores/news wanted

GREENE COUNTY — The Xenia Daily Gazette, Fairborn Daily Herald and Beavercreek News-Current staff cannot be at every game. Therefore we need coaches, score keepers and/or a dedicated parent for each sports team in Greene County to provide game scores daily.

Our phone is on all the time 937-372-4444 press the prompt for the newsroom — call and leave a message at any time. If not by phone email us at [email protected]. Please include first and last names of players and your team’s overall and league record where applicable. Contact John Bombatch at 937-502-4534 or email [email protected].


Fall hockey camp offered

BEAVERCREEK — Academy Hockey is a new and exciting opportunity for area high school players to improve skills and continue enjoying the game of hockey off-season. Academy Hockey Program goals are open opportunity and skills development. This program is available to all area high school players and is endorsed by Dayton area High School coaches Alter, Beavercreek, Centerville, Springboro, and Troy. The program meets all OHSAA pre/post criteria — and former Division I Hockey players form the core of the coaching staff.

A pre-season fall camp will run on Thursdays or Wednesday and Sundays, Sept. 8-Oct. 30 with one session of skills development and one session of scrimmage games, at a time and location to be announced. Camp is open to all area high school hockey players. Must have a current USA Hockey registration — last year’s is good through Aug. 31 and you need a liability waiver. Contact Greg Gutterman 937-422-6827 [email protected].

Xenia Tornadoes tryouts set

XENIA — The Xenia Tornadoes semi-professional football team will hold a tryout for its 2017 team at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Spring Hill Park, located just off Ormsby Drive. Tryouts are free, make sure you bring water cleats and shorts. Tryouts will consist of agility drills, route running, and more.

Central State names induction class

WILBERFORCE — The 2016 Hall of Fame Luncheon will be held at Country Club of the North 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. All those planning to attend must RSVP prior to the event and purchase tickets on or before Friday, Oct. 2.

Five individuals and four teams make up this year’s class: Leonard “Tony” Blaine ‘62, John E. Day ‘71, Eric Love ‘83, Dr. Paul Nitz, James Rollins ‘96, 1960 & 1962 men’s cross country teams, 1983 football team and the 1991 women’s track & field team. Admission to this year’s event is $50, which includes a full-course meal. Tickets may be purchased online at http://centralstate.universitytickets.com. For more information call 937-376-6345.

Xenia sports passes available

XENIA — The Xenia High School Athletic Department will be offering four different all-sports passes for the 2016-17 school year. Passes are good for unlimited admission to all home Xenia athletic events for middle school and high school. Passes are not valid for away contests or Ohio High School Athletic Association-sanctioned tournaments.

The following passes are available: Student pass $50; adult pass $75; family pass $225 — good for four people in the same household. Additional family members in the same household may be added for $25 each. A senior citizens pass is available free to age 62 years of age and older.

These passes can be purchased and picked up in the athletic department at the high school, Xenia Athletics, 303 Kinsey Road. Contact Athletic Director Nathan Kopp 937-374-4217, [email protected] for more information.


Shady Bowl Speedway

DEGRAFF — There will be no racing on Saturday, Sept. 3 so the drivers can compete on the famed half mile Winchester Speedway. The Saturday, Sept. 10 program has been changed to Sept. 11 so fans and drivers can go to the Columbus Motor Speedway as it closes its doors after 71 years of racing. The final points race for Shady Bowl drivers will be on the 11th and the 2016 champions will be crowned.

Drifting Series heads to Kil-Kare Raceway

WESTFIELD, Ind. — The Midwest Drift Union will bring the third round of its Championship Series to Kil-Kare Raceway on Sept. 17 in Xenia.

The MDU was founded in 2010 as a Midwest regional feeder series with the intention of advancing the area’s top drifting competitors to the professional level. Last season, the top-3 drivers were rewarded with a Formula Drift Pro 2 competitors license.

Contact [email protected] for more information.

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