Local Sports Briefs


GOLF

Greeneview scramble ends in tie

XENIA — There was a tie for first place in the 13th Golf Scramble for Greeneview Athletics, held June 4 at Sebastian Hills Golf Course. Finishing at 13-under and winning the tie breaker with an eagle on Hole 18 was Don Teynor, Terry Thomas, Brett Fulk, and Kyle Fulk. Second place went to Jimmy Rinehart, Jim Rinehart, Bryan Buffington, and Shawn Palmer.

We would like to thank the following hole sponsors and all of those golfers that participated in this year’s event. Special thanks to Terry Seigfried for helping coordinate the scramble this year. Sponsors were: Reddy Electric; Countryside Propane; Jamestown Youth Wrestling; Trupointe; Capitol Varsity – Jerry Johnson; UHL’s Jamestown Market; Dairy Queen of Beavercreek; Stephan and Stephan Law Group; Premier Health; Teynor Concrete Construction; Healy/US Awards; Montgomery Insurance & Investments; Burton Hagler, Orthodontist; Stephen Joseph, Dentistry; Friends of Greeneview Athletics; Greeneview Athletic Boosters; D&K Food Mart; Mike Reed, Edward Jones Investments; Better Images – Wes Smith; and Harper Plumbing & Construction.

OLYMPICS

Rowing Assn. hosting Olympic Day today

DAYTON — The Greater Dayton Rowing Association (GDRA) will be hosting a learn to row Olympic Day to attract new rowers to the sport. They are the only local team that will send local athletes to compete at the 2016 Youth National Championships in West Windsor, N.J., in June. GDRA and fellow sponsors will hold the learn to row from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 25 on the Eastwood MetroPark Lake, 1401 Harshman Road, in Riverside. Two Olympic athletes will be on-site, and there will be several activities to introduce the sport to the public.

SOCCER

Columbus Crew blank Dynamo

DAYTON — A developmental team for Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew handed the Dayton Dynamo a 3-0 defeat on Thursday. Danny Jensen scored two goals and Abdi Mohamed added another as the Columbus Crew U23s claimed the win at Dayton’s Welcome Stadium.

The Dayton Dynamo returns to action at 7 p.m. Saturday June 25 when they play on the road against the Detroit City FC.

TRACK & FIELD

SW Ohio Track Club program under way

YELLOW SPRINGS — The Southwest Ohio Track Club’s Summer Track and Field Program has begun. This program is open to youth 7 years older and older including Masters. Practices are on 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at Yellow Springs High School through July 21. The summer program is a certified USATF program with excellent coaching and training. For more information contact Peter Dierauer via email at president@swohiotc.org or phone 815-990-8452.

CAMPS

Wittenberg hosting Track & Field Camp

SPRINGFIELD — Wittenberg University is hosting at Track & Field Camp on June 27-29, for student athletes in grades 7-12. Resident cost (including lodging, tuition, meals and a T-shirt) is $325, commuter cost (tuition, meals and T-shirt) is $285. Athletes will receive expert instruction in sprints, hurdles, jump and throws from college coaches throughout the Midwest. Contact Tessa Roberts at RobertsCamps2015@gmail.com for more camp information.

Beavercreek hosting Elite Running/Fitness Camp

BEAVERCREEK — An Elite Running/Fitness Camp, sponsored by the Beavercreek High School Cross Country team, will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. July 18-21 at Ferguson Hall on the Beavercreek High School campus, look for large tents and flags.

A Future Olympian Race of Champions will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the last day of the session. Cost is $25. Make checks out to: BCCPA. Runners will learn about proper running form, how to train for distance running, strength/core training using body weight exercises, and fun running games. Contact Howard Russ 937-212-1297 or creekcc@att.net for more information.

Bellbrook Boys basketball camp June 27-July 1

BELLBROOK — A boys basketball camp will be held June 27-July 1 at both Bellbrook Middle School and Bellbrook High. The cost is $80 for one child, $140 for two; $190 for three and checks should be made out to Bellbrook High School.

Kids in grades 2-3 will have camp from 1-3:30- p.m. in the Middle School auxiliary gym. Those in grades 4-5 will will play at the same time, but in the middle school’s main gym. Players in grades 6-8 will practice from 1:30-4 p.m. at the high school gym. All campers will receive a T-shirt and plenty of fundamental basketball instruction from boys high school varsity basketball coach Donnie Tate and his players.

Parents are urged to fill out a medical liability release form, which can be obtained from Tate by email at: DONNIE.TATE@BSS@k12.oh.us .

BICYCLING

Greene Trails Cycling Classic July 14-17

XENIA — The 2016 Greene Trails Cycling Classic will take place July 14-17 with the Greene County Fairgrounds Recreation Center serving as home base for the hundreds of cyclists expected to attend from all over the region.

Excursions will be planned for each day of the event. Registration includes Fairgrounds Recreation Center campsite, Support and Gear (SAG), fully-supported rest stops, purchase pick-up, breakfast daily and all evening entertainment including meal on Thursday and Saturday night – if registered for Thursday and Saturday.

Reduced Greene County Resident Rate includes all SAG, Rest Stops, Purchase Pick Up, Century Ride Award, Tent Camping and Breakfast. Additional and optional costs may include $10 per evening for entertainment; T-shirt, $15; and GTCC Jersey, $65.

A brochure and registration form is available on the website at www.gcparkstrails.com, by calling 937-562-6440 or emailing info@gcparkstrails.com.

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send your sports information to: sports@xeniagazette.com, or to: jbombatch@civitasmedia.com. Thank you!

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send your sports information to: sports@xeniagazette.com, or to: jbombatch@civitasmedia.com. Thank you!

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