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Fairborn wins on the road

GREENVILLE — The visiting Skyhawks grabbed a six-point halftime lead, gave it up, then held on for a 59-57 win Jan. 25 over Greenville.

Jana Brown-Griffith led Fairborn with 20 points and 10 rebounds, Evelyn Oktavec knocked in 15 points, while Chloe Johnson and Khala Powell each scored nine. The Skyhawks, now 8-9 overall, 5-5 in the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s American South division, play at Trotwood-Madison next, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28.

Skyhawk bowlers fall to Sidney

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn boys and girls varsity bowling teams lost Jan. 25 matches to Sidney.

In the girls match, Sidney edged the Skyhawks by a 2,190 to 2,134 score. Hannah Borchert led Fairborn with a 421 two-game series. The Yellow Jackets’ Jenna Beatty rolled a 490 series with games of 243 and 247.

Sidney won the boys match by a 2,373 to 2,207 tally. Three Jackets bowlers rolled 400-plus series and a fourth bowler came four pins shy of reaching 400 as well. Fairborn was led by J.T. Cherpeski’s 421 two-game series total.

Both Fairborn squads will be competing in the 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 Pirate Challenge, a tournament hosted by West Carrollton and held at Capri Lanes.

Sports scores/news wanted

GREENE COUNTY — Our phone is on all the time: Dial 937-372-4444, then press the prompt for the newsroom — call and leave a message at any time. If you can’t call us, email us at [email protected]. Please include first and last names of players and your team’s overall and league record where applicable.

Upcoming events

Rowing indoor program, Feb. 1, 4

DAYTON — The Dayton Boat Club is offering a two-month indoor rowing program this winter for adults looking to burn calories, build strength and endurance, meet new friends, and learn the mechanics of the sport of rowing from professional coaches and experienced rowers.

The program starts with two sessions of instruction 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, and 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Downtown Dayton YMCA, 316 N. Wilkinson St. To register or to request more information, fill out the online form at

JYSB registrations under way

JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Youth Softball and Baseball organization will hold registration opportunities for the upcoming 2017 season from Jan. 11 through Feb. 15 for all leagues. A new division, Ram-Ball, will be offered as a way to create interest in baseball and softball for youngsters ages 3 and 4. Late registration will run through March 3, but includes an additional late fee.

Costs are as follows: Ram-Ball (co-ed, ages 3-4) $35; T-Ball (co-ed ages 5-6) $75; 8U Coach Pitch (ages 7-8), 10U (ages 9-10), 12U (ages 11-12), and 15U (separate from OHSAA, season begins after the high school season ends) $75.

Opening Day is April 29. Coaches and volunteers in any capacity are always needed. More information can be found at Email questions to [email protected] or call Chris Reynolds at 937-935-5012.

Reds Caravan here Saturday

CINCINNATI — The 2017 Cincinnati Reds Caravan will make a stop in Dayton from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Museum of the United States Air Force on Jan. 28, as part of the caravan’s North Tour.

At each of the 17 fan stops, the groups will field questions and sign autographs while time allows. All Caravan fan stops are free and open to the public, and at each fan stop the Reds will raffle two tickets to the 2017 Opening Day game on Monday, April 3 (4:10 pm) vs. the Philadelphia Phillies.

Please send your Greene County area sports information to: [email protected]. Thank you.

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