Local Sports Briefs



MVSSCA High School Soccer Polls

Below is the Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches local high school soccer poll, as of Oct. 2.


Division I

1.(tie) Lebanon, Beavercreek 53

3. Vandalia Butler 50

4. Kettering Fairmont 40

5. Centerville 37

6. Springboro 28

7. Troy 26

8. Huber Heights Wayne 20

9. Xenia 8

10.(tie) Clayton Northmont, Sidney 7

Division II

1. Kettering Alter 50

2. Bellbrook 43

3. Carroll 42

4. Tipp City Tippecanoe 35

5. Chaminade Julienne 27

6. Middletown Fenwick 20

7. Monroe 18

8. Germantown Valley View 15

9. Oakwood 14

10. Waynesville 5

Division III

1. Greeneview 77

2. Dayton Christian 73

3. Pitsburg Franklin-Monroe 63

4. Yellow Springs 56

5. Tipp City Bethel 48

6. Casstown Miami East 40

7. Pleasant Hill Newton 27

8. Troy Christian 23

9. Springfield Catholic Central 18

10. Dayton Miami Valley 8


Division I

1. Springboro 48

2. Lebanon 47

3. Beavercreek 38

4. Centerville 36

5. Butler 27

6. Sidney 21

7. Northmont 20

8. Wayne 19

9. Miamisburg 11

10. Troy 8

Division II

1. Alter 38

2. Tippecanoe 35

3. Carroll 32

4.(tie) Fenwick, Bellbrook 26

6. Monroe 23

7. Chaminade Julienne 13

8. Oakwood 11

9. Springfield Kenton Ridge 10

10. Valley View 6

Division III

1. Sidney Lehman 76

2. Waynesville 63

3. West Milton Milton-Union 59

4. West Liberty-Salem 52

5. Greeneview 36

6. Springfield Northwestern 33

7. Anna 32

8. Camden Preble Shawnee 29

9. Miami East 24

10. Troy Christian 13


Teams Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

KETTERING — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To show support for those battling the disease and to help raise awareness of the need for breast cancer screenings, Kettering Sports Medicine, Dayton Sports Medicine Institute, Kettering Breast Evaluation Centers and local high schools are partnering to hold “Pink Games” at athletic events in October.

The teams will be provided with pink towels at designated games in October. Kettering Breast Evaluation Centers will provide information on breast cancer screenings, and pink footballs will be thrown into the stands.

Friday, Oct. 9

Miamisburg at Fairborn

Friday, Oct. 16

Bellbrook at Northridge

Catholic Central at Cedarville

Friday, Oct. 23

Greenon at Ben Logan

For information on mammogram screenings, contact Kettering Breast Evaluation Centers at (937) 299-0099.


Greeneview seeks wrestling, track coach

JAMESTOWN —Greeneview is looking for a Head Varsity Wrestling Coach and a Head Middle School Track Coach. If interested, please contact Mark Rinehart at mark.rinehart@gvlsd.org or 937-675-9711 ext 208.

Golden Eagles seek assistant varsity basketball coach

Bellbrook High School’s boys basketball team is seeking applicants for the Varsity Assistant Coach position. Applicants should have prior high school coaching experience, positive references available, and must be able to submit to a mandatory background check. Please contact Tom Bean (Athletic Director) at tom.bean@bss.k12.oh.us if interested. Deadline is Oct. 12.


CSU Hall Inductees announced for 2015

WILBERFORCE – Central State Athletic Director Jahan Culbreath has announced the department’s Hall of Fame committee’s 2015 inductees. Joining the CSU Hall of Fame this year will be Thelanious “Laney” Prioleau, Dr. Arthur E. Thomas, and the 1990 Central State football team.

In addition to this year’s inductees, Central State’s undefeated 1965 men’s basketball team will be in attendance to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The ‘65 team won the school’s first NAIA national basketball title with a flawless 30-0 record.

The 2015 Hall of Fame Luncheon will be held at the Country Club of the North at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, in Beavercreek. Tickets to the induction ceremony are available for $35 each and can be purchased online or by calling the CSU Athletic Office at (937) 376-6289. All those planning to attend must RSVP prior to the event and purchase their ticket(s) on or before Monday, Aug. 31.

Marauders home games on Gem City Sports Network

DAYTON — The Gem City Sports Network will be broadcasting the three Central State Marauders home games this year. They will be live at radio1.gemcitysports .com and will be archived, on the Gem City Sports website, at www.gemcitysports.com.

The first game will be at 1 p.m. Saturday Oct. 3, when Central States hosts Kentucky Wesleyan.


$5,000 Fall Grand Nationals this weekend

XENIA — The $5,000 Fall Grand Nationals will run Saturday and Sunday at Kil-Kare Dragway. Gates will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 per person or $15 for a car load. Kids 12 and under get in free. Payout structure, ET breaks, and small flyer with Entry Information can be found on the Dragway Schedule at Kilkare.com. Kil-Kare is located at 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road in Xenia. For more information, call (937) 429-2961.

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

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

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