Sports Digest


Beavercreek announces tennis awards

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek High School boys varsity tennis team announced their season ending awards on May 23. The team finished with a 10-2 overall record, finishing second in the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s National East division.

In the GWOC postseason Gold tournament, Beavercreek finished second in first and second singles, sixth at third singles, won the first doubles title, and placed third at second doubles to finish second overall.

Freshman Alan Xie was named the team’s Newcomer of the Year; sophomore Kyle Eskew received the ‘Don’t Count Me Out’ Award; seniors Zach Savino and Tushar Beniwal both received Most Improved awards; junior Heidi Orloff was the Coaches Award recipient; and junior Austin Staiger was named the team’s Most Valuable Player.

Xenia YRC hosting Spaghetti Fundraiser

XENIA — The Xenia Youth Recreation Club will host its inaugural Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. June 14 at Orchard Lane Events, located at 2185 Ohio State Route 235, in Xenia. A silent auction, prize raffles and games will be available. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under. Dinner includes a spaghetti dinner, salad, breadstick and a drink.

Xenia YRC provides youth baseball and softball leagues for area kids, and holds its games at the Evans Acres ball fields in Xenia. The public is always invited to come out and enjoy the games.

Shady Bowl hosting Military Night

DEGRAFF — Shady Bowl Speedway is hosting Military Night on Saturday, May 25. All miltary members both active and veterans will be admitted free of charge to the grandstands (must have proper ID).

Last week’s Dave Nagel Excavating late model feature winner, Scott Drake of Xenia, will try and make it two in a row. Drake’s car is owned by former driver Russ Bobb, who is a former Army veteran.

Wooten Automotive Modified feature winner Gregg Jackson will be trying to get back to victory lane. Piqua hotshoe Rob Schaff will try and win his second Amsoil Street Stock feature. Noble Armour Coating is sponsoring the mini stocks, which saw Corey Plunkett post his first feature win. Andy Pine won the Heath Farms Thundercars feature.

Saturday night’s racing is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

Scramble on our Greene set for May 24

BEAVERCREEK — The 21st annual Tom Birt Memorial “Scramble on our Greene” is sponsored by the City of Fairborn and City of Beavercreek Parks and Recreation Departments. The outing is played in the memory of Fairborn Parks and Recreation Superintendent Tom Birt, an avid golfer and strong advocate in the field of Parks and Recreation. The scramble will be on May 24, 2018 at Beavercreek Golf Club, with the four-person scramble starting with a shotgun start a 8:30 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments, a golf goody bag and use of the driving range. Register online at www.beavercreekohio.gov.

SW Track Club begins practice

YELLOW SPRINGS — The 2019 Southwest Ohio Track Club Summer Track & Field program will begin practice on Tuesday May 28 at the Yellow Springs HS Track. This program is open to elementary, middle school, high school, post collegiate and masters athletes who are looking for a place to practice and compete in track and field. If interested, please contact Club President Peter Dierauer (937-356-8738) or president@swohiotc.org or Coach Ken Rengering (937-241-9153) or coachken@swohiotc.org

Redlegs Run June 8

CINCINNATI — Registrations are now open for the annual Redlegs Run, which will be held on Saturday, June 8 at Great American Ball Park.

Runners have five different event options. All events are for walkers and runners of all ages, with the exception of the Gapper’s Kids Fun Run, which is limited to kids ages 10 and under.

All participants will receive a custom race medal, race t-shirt (technical shirt for 10K participants), a post-race party in the Kroger Fan Zone, free downloadable race photography and one View Level ticket voucher to a Reds home game (either 1:10 p.m. Sunday, June 16 vs. Texas Rangers or 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, July 30 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates.)

Registration details and parking information is available at reds.com/Run.

Carroll hosting boys basketball camps

RIVERSIDE — The Carroll High School boys basketball program will be hosting three basketball camps in June. Two camps will run from June 3-7, with the camp for boys in grades 2-5 going from 9 a.m. to noon; and the camp for high school boys (grades 9-12) running from 1-4 p.m. each day. A camp for boys in grades 6-8 will run from 1-4 p.m. June 10-14. Cost is $85, and athletes can register 30 minutes before the camp begins or online at carrollhs.or/2019summercamps.

Greeneview Golf Scramble, June 8

JAMESTOWN — The 2019 Greeneview Golf Scramble will be held on Saturday June 8 at Locust Hills Golf Course, 5575 North River Road, in Springfield. The event organizers are looking for teams/players, hole sponsors, and door prizes/gifts. Cost per player is $65, hole sponsorship is $100. Go to golfregistrationnetwork.com/WebForms/r_Register?ForNum=84267495&patid=1 to signup, or sponsor.

Greeneview hosting Basketball Camp

JAMESTOWN — Greeneview High School will be the site of a boys and girls Basketball Skills Camp, led by reknowned NBA and International basketball trainer Tim Donaldson, June 13-14 at the high school. Donaldson will work on the players’ shooting, ball handling, footwork, finishing, passing, rebounding and defensive skills. Boys and girls in grades 3-8 will have camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; student athletes in grades 9-12 will have camp from 1-5 p.m. Cost is $60 per player with a limit of 60 players per session. Bring payment on the day of camp. All checks should be made out to: All Goals Basketball Training. Register by contacting Greeneview coach Tim Hoelle at 937-750-2040 or by email at thoelle.gobuckeyes@gmail.com .

Driving with Colleen outing, June 15

SPRINGFIELD — The 8th Annual Driving with Colleen Golf Outing is scheduled for Saturday, June 15. The outing tees off with a with a 2 p.m. shotgun start at Locust Hills Golf Course. The event will be packed with fun hole events, prizes, raffles, 50/50 raffle.

Cost is $80 per player, or $320 for a foursome. Golfers will receive 18-holes with cart and the price includes dinner, beverages, a shirt and goodie bag. Event sponsorship is available. Registration deadline is June 3. To become a sponsor or to register, visit www.drivingwithcolleen.org. All proceeds go to Circle of Victory to assist cancer patients. For questions call Jessica at 937-671-8120 or email jessica@drivingwithcolleen.org.

Play It Forward golf outing June 22

XENIA — The seventh annual Play It Forward golf outing/scholarship fundraiser, hosted by the Class of 1973, is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, 2019 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, with an early registration discount applied until June 1.

The goal of the fundraiser and scholarship award is to give back to current Xenia High School graduates in need. The seventh $4,000 scholarship will be awarded in May.

For sponsorship or to register for the event contact: Jerry Boggs – jboggs73@aol.com 239-0036; Steve Greene – sgreene3@columbus.rr.com; Diane Wuebben Ponder – diane.ponder@wright.edu; or Sheryl Haines Yeazel – shel55@ymail.com .

Reds offering Corral ticket package

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Reds have announced a new ticket package, “The Corral,” for Friday games at Great American Ball Park near Reds right fielder Yasiel Puig, who fans often refer to as a “Wild Horse.”

The ticket packages, which include a limited-edition T-shirt, start at $15 and are available for 11 Reds Friday night home games. Tickets can be purchased online at reds.com/Corral.

Dragons 5K run in July

DAYTON — Registration is under way for the ninth annual Dragons 5K on Saturday, July 20, starting at 8am at Fifth Third Field.

All participants in the race receive four (4) lawn tickets to a future Dragons game, Dragons 5K t-shirt, Dragons hat, NEW finisher’s medal and entry to the post-race party inside Fifth Third Field.

The registration fee is $25 in advance or $30 after July 15. Kids age 17 and under can sign up for $15. Fans can sign up to reserve their spot at www.daytondragons.com/dragons5ksignup.

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