Local Sports Briefs


WRITERS WANTED

Newsroom interns needed

XENIA — The Xenia Gazette, Fairborn Daily Herald and Beavercreek News Current are looking for college students who are seeking some journalism deadline writing experience. The newspapers are initially offering an unpaid internship, with the possibility of pay for writing sports-related stories in the future.

Applicants should be well-versed in high school and college sports and have an ability to write sports briefs, 2-3 paragraphs each in length, under deadline pressure.

Interested writers are urged to contact sports editor John Bombatch at 937-372-4444, Ext. 2123, or send an email to jbombatch@civitasmedia.com.

HIGH SCHOOL

Boys Golf

Greeneview defeats Cedarville

XENIA — Zach Halder shot a medalist round of 37 and Rams teammate Wade Hovan finished with a 38 to lead Greeneview to a 161-192 win over Ohio Heritage Conference foe Cedarville, Thursday, at Sebastian Hills.

Other scores for Greeneview were shot by Daniel Sage (43), Brayden Woods (44), Christian Phillips (46) and Ethan Dailey (43).

Cedarville was led by Noah Myers who shot a 39. Other Indians scores were: Adam Wood (47); Caleb Smith (51); Daly Blevins (55); Jadon Horsley (58) and Logan Brennaman (71).

Buccaneers nip Fairborn

FAIRBORN — Xenia’s Evan Adkins shot a medalist round of 38 and Travis Newell scored a 40 to lead the Buccaneers to a Greater Western Ohio Conference, South Division win over Fairborn, 177-199, Thursday on the Twin Base Golf Course.

Javin Galliger (49) and Riley Bowen (50) also scored for Xenia.

Fairborn was led by Trey Boedicker’s round of 45, followed by Jon Fields (46), Evan Lambalot and Bruce Pico (54s).

FOOTBALL

Diamonds tryouts today

DAYTON — The Dayton Diamonds women’s professional football team will be holding tryouts for the 2017 season from noon – 3 p.m. today at Triangle Park, located at the corner of Ridge Avenue and Riverside Drive in Dayton. Please wear proper attire, such as workout clothing.

For more information, contact the Dayton Diamonds office at 937-259-8971 or by email at daytondiamonds.oh@gmail.com.

Bocce Blitz takes place today

RIVERSIDE — The second annual “Bocce Blitz” will be held Saturday, Aug. 20. at Sons of Bella Vista Hall at 2625 County Line Rd. Proceeds will benefit the Carroll Letterman Club which supports the Carroll High School football program.

First round starts at 3 p.m. The Bocce Blitz will recognize two special teams in Carroll history: the class of 1975 with an 8-2 record during the 1974 season; and the class of 2006 with an 11-3 record during the 2005 season.

The cost is $75 per player, including a steak dinner, or $30 for the dinner only, if pre-registered by Aug. 19. Players from the classes of 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 will be charged only $10 to play. Registration can be made at www.CarrollLettermanClub.com or can be mailed to 334 Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH. 45215 with checks payable to the Carroll Letterman Club.

Xenia offering sports passes

XENIA — The Xenia High School Athletic Department will be offering four different all-sports passes for the 2016-17 school year. Passes are good for unlimited admission to all home Xenia athletic events for Middle School and High School. (Not valid for away contests or Ohio High School Athletic Association-sanctioned tournaments.)

The following passes are available:

Student Pass $50.00

Adult Pass $75.00

Family Pass $225.00 (good for 4 people in the same household). Additional family members in the same household may be added for $25 each.

Senior Citizens Pass FREE 62 years of age and older.

These passes can be purchased and picked up in the athletic department at the high school.

Xenia Athletics

303 Kinsey Rd.

Xenia, OH 45385

Please contact Athletic Director Nathan Kopp 937-374-4217, nkopp@xenia.k12.oh.us if you have any questions.

CRICKET

Col. CK Nayudu Trophy tournament, Aug. 27

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Cricket Club will be hosting a cricket tournament starting at 8 a.m. sharp Aug. 27 at Rotary Park. Teams composed of 7 overs-7 players will play a minimum of three matches, with the winning team winning $250. Runners-up receive $150, and the tournament’s Man of the League earns $50.

Registration fee is $100 and must be paid by Aug. 22.

For more details, send email to: bccofohio@gmail.com, call Neeraj Naidu at 978-973-9173, or call Hiten Patel at 908-227-3233.

HALL OF FAME

Central State names 2016 Induction Class

WILBERFORCE — The 2016 Hall of Fame Luncheon will be held at the Country Club of the North at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14. All those planning to attend must RSVP prior to the event and purchase their ticket(s) on or before Friday, Oct. 2.

Five individuals and four teams make up this year’s class:

• Leonard “Tony” Blaine ‘62

• John E. Day ‘71

• Eric Love ‘83

• Dr. Paul Nitz

• James Rollins ‘96

• 1960 & 1962 men’s cross country teams

• 1983 football team

• 1991 women’s track & field team

Admission to this year’s event is $50, which includes a full-course meal. Tickets may be purchased online at http://centralstate.universitytickets.com.

For questions regarding ticket orders, please call 937-376-6345.

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send local sports information to the following email addresses: sports@xeniagazette.com and/or jbombatch@civitasmedia.com. Thank you.

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send local sports information to the following email addresses: sports@xeniagazette.com and/or jbombatch@civitasmedia.com. Thank you.

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