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Fairborn VB out of tourney

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn volleyball team had a lead in its tournament match against Huber Heights Wayne, Oct. 17 but could not hang on, losing, 22-25, 26-24, 25-22, 12-25, 3-15. Taylor Rice had 16 kills, while Jessica Black added seven. Kayleigh Finlayson had 21 digs, while Cloe Snyder added 17. The Skyhawks finished with a 6-15 season record.


Brumfield runner of the week

INDIANAPOLIS — Wright State University sophomore Hailey Brumfield has been named as the Horizon League Cross Country Runner of the Week for the week ending Oct. 16.

Brumfield of Tipp City led the Raiders to a first-place finish at the Jenna Strong Fall Classic in Wilmington on Friday as she placed second out of 366 runners with a 5,000-meter time of 17:53. WSU finished first out of 38 other teams in that meet with a score of 50. On the season, Brumfield has finished in the top 15 in all four races she has competed in. She was 13th at the Queen City Invitational, 14th at the Parkside Open and 15th at the All-Ohio Championships.

Coe tackles honors

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Olivet Nazarene University linebacker Caleb Coe of Cedarville earned Mid-States Football Association Midwest League Defensive Player of the Week honors for Oct 17. This is Coe’s first career weekly honor. He led the Tigers’ defense this past Saturday in a 34-20 win over Missouri Baptist University. ONU currently has a 3-4 (1-1) and has won two straight games.

In that game, Coe finished with a career-high 23 tackles (14 solo, nine assisted), which two and a half were for loss (seven yards) and he also had two sacks for seven yards and forced fumble. This season, he is second on the ONU defense with 68 tackles (38 solo, 30 assists). He also has three and a half tackles for loss (nine yards), two sacks for seven yards, one forced fumble and recovery and a blocked kick. Coe is fourth in the MSFA and 19th in the NAIA in tackles per game (9.7).

Coward, Franklin earn praise from SIAC

WILBERFORCE — The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has named Nehemiah Coward of Central State the Special Teams Player of the Week. Teammate John Franklin also earned the conference’s weekly honor as the Newcomer of the Week.

Coward helped seal Saturday’s 27-10 win over Lane with a 109-yard touchdown return off a missed Lane field goal attempt. Coward’s return tied for the longest play in school history. He also partially blocked two punts to reward his offense with excellent field position and eventual scores. A starting safety on defense, Coward totaled 10 tackles and one pass break up. Coward is a 5-foot-11 senior from Clermont, Fla.

Franklin, a transfer from Stillman College, had his best game as a Marauder against Lane on Saturday. The 6-0 defensive end from Tampa, Fla., recorded three sacks for a total loss of 35 yards. He also finished with four tackles.

Cedarville second at Ohio Valley

MARIETTA — Taylor Holt tied for second place to lead Cedarville to a runner-up finish in the Ohio Valley Challenge on Oct. 17 at the Marietta Country Club.

Davis & Elkins won the seven-team event with 300-303-603. The Yellow Jackets were five shots off the pace at 303-305-608. Holt shot 73-73-146 (6-over) on the 6,241 yard, par 70 layout. It’s his third top-10 finish of the season and the 10th of his career. Jordan Reese placed fourth with 76-72-148. Other CU scores included Jared Hoelzen (77-81-158), John Sandlas (79-79-158), and Carter Ehms (77-83-160).

Three Yellow Jackets played as individuals. The trio included Jeremy Royer (81-78-159), Jacob Adams (84-81-165), and Hayden James.

WSU golf ties for seventh

KETTERING — The Wright State golf team is tied for seventh after the Oct. 17 opening round of the Dayton Flyer Invitational, held at NCR Country Club. Junior Sam Meek leads the way for the Raiders as he is tied for 10th with a first round score of 73 while senior Ryan Wenzler is tied for 17th with a score of 74.

The Raiders will wrap up the fall portion of their schedule when the tournament concludes with a single round on Tuesday.


Junior Raider Cheerleader camp

FAIRBORN — The Wright State University Raider cheerleaders and dancers will hold registration and training camp for the 2016-17 Junior Raider Cheerleaders program 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 at the Wright State Nutter Center. The program is open to girls and boys ages 7-15. For more information, email [email protected] or call 937-775-7281.

Clark State to Volley for the Cure

SPRINGFIELD – Clark State Community College will host the Ninth annual Volley for the Cure event, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the gymnasium on the Leffel Lane campus.

Teams from Clark State, Bobby Fisher Distributing and The Assurant Group will participate in Volley for the Cure. All monies raised are donated to the Breast Cancer Endowment Fund of Clark County. Additional activities include face painting, pumpkin painting, concessions, a 50/50 raffle and a silent auction.





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