Sports Digest


Bellbrook blasts Valley View

GERMANTOWN — The Bellbrook girls varsity softball team defeated Southwestern Buckeye League rival Valley View, 14-2, May 10 in Division II sectional tournament play. The Golden Eagles had seven hits. Kaley Clark went 3-for-5 at the plate, Sam Seubert had a double and two walks, and Catie Wentworth had a solid squeeze bunt. Clark completed the game for the win, with four strikeouts.

Recent Local Tournament Scores


Bellbrook 12, Carroll 4

Northeastern 8, Greeneview 1

Southeastern 10, Yellow Springs 0

Newton 4, Cedarvlle 3 (8 inn.)


Bellbrook 14, Valley View 2

Williamsburg 18, Cedarville 0

Carlisle 4, Greeneview 0

Thursday’s Games


Beavercreek at Miamisburg

Troy at Fairborn

Bellbrook at Waynesville


Carroll at Eaton

Bellbrook at Dayton Chaminade Julienne

Yellow Springs at S. Charleston Southeastern

XHS Class of ‘73 golf outing June 17

XENIA — The fifth PLAY IT FORWARD golf outing/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 full picnic-style lunch and beverages, in addition to prizes and raffles. The event is open to the public with an early registration discount applied until June 1.

The goal of the fundraiser and scholarship award is to give back to current XHS graduates in need. The Class of ’73 will award its fourth $4,000 scholarship to a deserving 2017 XHS graduate at the Awards Assembly in May. Scholarship monies are acquired from hole sponsorship ($100), title sponsors (ranging from $250 – $1,000), monetary/gift donations and, of course, golfers. Recent outings have been attended by graduates representing XHS classes from 1968 through 2004, in addition to several of our scholarship recipients.

Information for sponsorship and golf registration can be obtained by contacting one of the following individuals in charge: Jerry Boggs – [email protected] (239-0036); Steve Greene – [email protected]; Diane Wuebben Ponder – [email protected]; and Sheryl Haines Yeazel – [email protected].

Jamestown Chamber golf outing in May

JAMESTOWN — The annual Jamestown Chamber of Commerce golf outing will take place Friday, May 19 at Sebastian Hills Golf Course, 1100 Knoll Haven Rd. in Xenia. The outing will start at 11 a.m., with registration opening at 10am. Come early to take advantage of the free driving range and putting green privileges, as well as getting a hot dog or two courtesy of Countryside Propane

Participants will be able to enjoy beverages and snacks, courtesy of the Chamber, and when the golf is over Kelley’s Café will be providing all participants and volunteers a wonderful meal at the golf course. Registration information for sponsorship and playing, including payment options, are available on the Chamber’s website ( or by emailing [email protected]. The deadline for registration is Friday, May 12.

The annual golf outing is the main fundraising activity for the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce which allows the Chamber to provide various activities, programs and scholarships to the Jamestown and surrounding communities.

Tornadoes football fundraiser, May 12

XENIA — The Xenia Tornadoes semi-professional football team will host a fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. Friday May 12 at the Chipotle restaurant at 1620 West Park Square. Tell the cashier that you’re supporting the team and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Xenia Tornadoes semi-pro football team.

Buddies program returns

DAYTON — Have you ever wanted to run onto Fifth Third Field alongside the Dayton Dragons? Visit your local Kroger store to sign up for a chance to be a Baseball Buddy. Kids (ages 7-13) who are randomly selected as winners. To enter, look for the display at your local Kroger store at the Customer Service Desk.

The Kroger Baseball Buddies 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 PA like a player; Running out on the field with the team before that day’s game. Kroger Baseball Buddies will also receive several gifts including: A replica Dragons jersey, Dragons baseball hat, Drawstring backpack, 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.

Youth football camp

WILBERFORCE — The annual Central State University Youth Skills Football Camp will take place Thursday, June 15 on the CSU campus. The Central State University Department of Athletics is committed to providing an exceptional camp experience for campers of all ages and skill levels. Campers will have the opportunity to learn more about the sport of football from CSU coaches & players while improving their skills. All participants are encouraged to register for the camp online at

The camp is open to youth ages 7-15. Cost is $30 per individual. Registration deadline is June 12, but walk-up registration will be welcomed on the day of the camp.

Bowl with the Reds, June 4

CINCINNATI — Register today for the Cincinnati Reds Bowling Bash presented by Adams Recovery Center on Sunday, June 4 at the Super Bowl in Erlanger, KY.

Enjoy this unique opportunity to bowl alongside your favorite Reds players. The entire 2017 Reds team is scheduled to appear and help raise money for the Reds Community Fund.

Each lane of six bowlers will enjoy an evening of food, fun and bowling. Meet the 2017 Reds players and coaches, enjoy 2.5 hours of unlimited bowling, a buffet dinner, Reds gift bag and more. Cost is $150 per individual bowler registration, $1,000 for a full lane of six bowlers. For more information and to sign up, visit or call (513) 765-7240.

SW Ohio Track practices start

YELLOW SPRINGS — The Southwest Ohio Track Club summer program starts on May 30 at Yellow Springs High School. The practices are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. A host of meets will take place this summer.

Practices for 7-12 year olds: 5-6 p.m.

Practices for 13 and older: 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 further information please contact President Peter Dieauer (815-990-8452 or [email protected]) or Head Coach Valerie Kirk (937-450-4639 or [email protected] ).

Kids Fishing Derby May 20

BEAVERCREEK — Grab those fishing poles, bait and tackle and head over from 8-11:30 a.m. May 20 to Phillips Park (new location this year), 2132 Dayton-Xenia Road.

Beavercreek Parks, Recreation & Culture and McAfee Heating & Air are sponsoring the ninth annual Fishing Derby. Mister C will take the stage at 10:30 a.m. to do a Hair Raising Science program. Prizes will be awarded at 11 a.m. to the child who catches the smallest, largest and most fish. No pre-registration is required for this free event.

Contact the Beavercreek Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department at (937) 427-5514 or email [email protected] for more information.

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