Local Sports Briefs


SIGNUPS

Bellbrook-Sugarcreek golf outing, Aug. 20

BELLBROOK — The 24th Annual Bellbrook-Sugarcreek area chamber of commerce golf outing will take place, Thursday Aug. 20 at Sugar Valley Golf Club, 1250 Mead Road, in Bellbrook.

Registration and lunch is at noon, shotgun start takes place at 1 p.m. Golfers are asked to wear soft-spiked shoes. Cost is $90 per player, which includes golf, a cart, food all day, refreshments and prizes.

To register online, please go to bellrbooksugarcreekchamber.com. For information about the tournament and sponsorship opportunities, please call (937) 848-4930 or (937) 848-3746.

FOOTBALL

Gerry Faust to speak at Carroll HS

RIVERSIDE — Coach Ben Rulli and the Carroll High School Football Team would like to invite the Carroll community to listen to legendary football coach Gerry Faust speak on FAITH, FAMILY, FRIENDS, and FOOTBALL.

His talk will take place in the Carroll gym starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28. Admission is free.

Immediately following, in a separate event, Coach Faust will lead Dayton area parochial football players in a Rosary Rally to be held at the University of Dayton in front of Immaculate Conception Chapel. It is set to begin at 7 p.m.

Coach Faust was born in Dayton on May 21, 1935, and was an All-State quarterback for his father, Fuzzy, the coach at Chaminade High School. He earned three letters in football at the University of Dayton and was a teammate of former Carroll Coach Jim Spoerl. Over an18-season period, Faust led Cincinnati Moeller High School to a record of 174-17-2, 5 state championships, and 4 mythical national championships. He became the 24th head coach at The University of Notre Dame and compiled a record of 30-26-1 in five years. He resides in Akron with his wife, Marlene, and stays busy traveling and giving motivational talks inspired by his Catholic faith.

Xenia sets Jamboree preseason football game for Aug. 21

XENIA — Xenia High School will host Kettering Fairmont for an Ohio High School Athletic Association-sanctioned preseason Jamboree football game at 7 p.m. at Xenia’s Doug Adams Stadium. As part of Community Night, the Wee Bucs football teams and cheerleaders will be introduced, along with the seventh grade through high school athletic teams, flag corps and cheerleaders within the Xenia City School system.

Admission is $5 with all proceeds going to the OHSAA’s scholarship program, with a donation also being made to the Xenia Senior Center.

EVENTS

Party in your Parks kicking off

BEAVERCREEK — Locals are invited to participate in the Party in Your Parks events this summer. Gather with your neighbors at a park near you to participate in games and activities organized by the City of Beavercreek Parks and Recreation Department.

The next events will be July 24 at Virgallito Park, and Aug. 7 at Merrick Park.

For more information, contact the Beavercreek Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department at (937) 427-5514 or email parks@beavercreekohio.gov with any questions.

SOFTBALL

Fairborn Parks and Recreation standings

(As of July 16)

MONDAY

REC Men’s E2 (7:15 p.m.)1. Mr. P’s, Anonymous Joes (4-1); 3.(tie) Red Wing Shoes (3-3), The Funk/Liberty Tax Service (2-2); 5.(tie) Average Joes, Great Clips (2-3); 7. The Funk/Bowl 10 (1-5)

REC Men’s E2 (8:30/9:45 p.m.)

1.(tie) The Funk/MPPR Lawncare/Jim’s Body Shop; Miller Collision (5-1); 3.(tie) Anonymous Joe’s; Relentless Cycle & Speed (3-3); 5. Beach Manufacturing (2-4); 6. The Funk/El Rancho Grande (0-6).

TUESDAY

Social Division – Church League (7:15/8:30 p.m.)

1. The Believers (8-1); 2. Central Avenue Church of Christ (6-1); 3. One Love Church (6-2); 4. Abiding Christ Lutheran (4-4); 5. One Love Church “B” (2-4); 6. Vandalia Nazarene (2-7); 7. Maple Avenue Church of God “A” (0-9).

THURSDAY

Rec Division – Church League (7:15/8:30 p.m.)

1.(tie) Maple Avenue Church of God “B”; Heart-N-Soule (6-1); 3. Arrowbrook Baptist (7-3); 4. Medway United Methodist (4-3); 5. St. Mark’s Episcopal (4-5); 6. Huber Mennonite (3-6); 7. Spinning Road Baptist (1-6); 8. St. Christopher’s (1-7).

Compiled by John Bombatch and Zach Gregory. Please send sports information to: sports@xeniagazette.com.

Compiled by John Bombatch and Zach Gregory. Please send sports information to: sports@xeniagazette.com.

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