USA Team Football bashes China
HARBIN DISTRICT, China — The Team USA Football team, which trained at Xenia’s Athletes In Action Sports Complex last week, defeated host China 69-0 June 14 at Harbin’s Commerce University, in a first-day match at the World University American Football Championships, the International University Sports Federation said.
Japan was leading South Korea in the day’s other game, 37-0, when play was stopped due to inclement weather. Defending champion Mexico had a first-day bye.
The teams had an off day on June 15, but will return to action Saturday, June 16 with Japan taking on China, and Mexico opening play against South Korea. The U.S. contingent has the second-day bye. Teams then have June 17 and 18 off before returning to action on June 19, 21 and the tournament’s final day on June 24.
Reserve girls soccer coach needed
JAMESTOWN — Greeneview is looking for a reserve Girls Soccer coach. Interested candidates should email athletic director Mark Rinehart at [email protected] .
Placekicking camp at Adams Stadium
XENIA — KP’s Kicking, Punting and Long Snapping Camp will be held from 12-3 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at Doug Adams Stadium in Xenia for all interested athletes. Campers should arrive by 11:30 a.m. to register and put their cleats on. Camp athletes will learn the basics of place kicking, punting and/or be helped in developing their current skills.
Long snappers will be taught the basics of their key position as well. Registration forms are available online at: https://form.jotform.us/81085574243155. Contact Kole Patterson at 937-409-4626 or by email at [email protected] for more information.
WGC junior golf camp starts June 18
XENIA — WGC Golf Course will host its 32nd annual Miami Valley Junior Golf Camp for boys and girls ages 8-17. The day camp will be in session from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 18-21. Campers will receive daily instruction on stroke technique, golf etiquette and the rules of golf. Golf Director Jim Beaver heads a staff that includes PGA pros Garay Goecke, Matt Stotler, Jerry Curtis and Nate Combs. Entry forms are available at the WCG Pro Shop or on line at www.wgcgolfcourse.com under the MVJGA tab.
Play it Forward golf outing set for June 23
XENIA — The sixth Annual Play it Forward golf outing/scholarship fundraiser, hosted by the Class of 1973, is scheduled for Saturday, June 23 at WGC golf course in Xenia. Golf registration includes a light breakfast, a full lunch, beverage tickets, practice balls, green fees and cart, in addition to prizes and raffles. The event is open to the public.
For sponsorship information or to register for the event contact: Jerry Boggs ([email protected]), (937) 239-0036; Steve Greene ([email protected]); Diane Wuebben Ponder ([email protected]); or Sheryl Haines Yeazel ([email protected]).
Locals to play in North-South game
CENTERVILLE — The 35th Miami Valley Football Coaches Association (MVFCA) North-South All Star high school football game will be held at 7 p.m. Friday June 28 at Centerville High School. Several Greene County area players will be among the players on the North and the South teams rosters.
The MVFCA will also recognize its 2018 head coach and assistant coach hall of fame inductees, which will include assistant coaches Bob Franz (Carroll), Tom Massie (Fairborn), and Jim Benites (Bellbrook), at the game.
Greene Trails Cycling Classic in July
XENIA — The 15th Greene Trails Cycling Classic will take place July 19-22. Bike riders can signup for one to four days, complete the Century Ride, meet cyclists from all over the country, enjoy great food and meet the support staff. Call 937-562-6440, send email with your questions to [email protected], or visit the event’s website at gcparkstrails.com, for more details.
Wounded Warrior Golf Outing July 22
SPRINGFIELD — The annual Wounded Warrior Golf Outing will be held Sunday, July 22 at Locust Hills Golf Club, 5575 N. River Road. Fundraising efforts by USSSA-Dayton, Dayton Legends Softball Club, and Beavercreek’s VFW Memorial Post 8312, 100 percent of the funds from this outing will go to the Wounder Warrior Amputee Softball Team, the Fisher-Nightingale House, Honor Flight-Dayton, and veteran/military suicide prevention efforts at Combat Outpost Robinson.
Cost is $85 per person, which includes greens fees, cart, coffee, donuts, on-course drinks, lunch and prizes. Shot gun start is set for 8:30 a.m. Contact Scott Kuhnen at [email protected] for an entry packet. Entry deadline is July 16.
CSU Hall of Fame luncheon in October
WILBERFORCE — The 2018 Central State University Athletic Hall of Fame luncheon will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at the Country Club of the North. Tickets to the induction ceremony are available for $60 each and can be purchased online at http://centralstate.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event.asp?id=425&cid=51. The event is expected to sell out. Those wishing to attend are encouraged to purchase their tickets prior to October 6.
The 2018 inductee class will consist of: Jon Bradford, Football (Class of 1975); Edward “Bee” Bryant, Basketball (1967); Marvin Coleman, Football; Larry Kelly, Football (1983); Marvin Pope, Football; Charles Walker, Football (1961); and the 1983 CSU Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams (NAIA indoor and outdoor champions), coached by Joshua Culbreath.
In addition to this year’s inductees, CSU will also recognize the 1968 men’s basketball team. Led by legendary head coach Bill Lucas, the ‘68 Marauders finished the season with a 32-4 overall record while claiming the program’s second NAIA National Championship with a dramatic 51-48 win over Fairmount State in the championship game.
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