Local Sports Briefs


OLYMPICS

Rowing Assn. hosting Olympic Day

DAYTON — The Greater Dayton Rowing Association (GDRA), located at 101 East Helena St. in Dayton, will be hosting a learn to row Olympic Day on June 25 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. An Olympic athlete will be on-site, and there will be several activities to introduce the sport to the public.

TRACK & FIELD

SW Ohio Track Club program starts May 31

YELLOW SPRINGS — The Southwest Ohio Track Club will begin its Summer Track and Field Program on Tuesday May 31. This program is open to youth (7 years older) and older (including Masters). Practices are on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at Yellow Springs HS (5 p.m. and 6 p.m.) 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 .

WRESTLING

Fairborn hosting wrestling camp

FAIRBORN — Fairborn High School will host a Champions wrestling camp June 13-16 in the high school gymnasium. The camp will feature 2016 Olympian, NCAA champion and 2015 World Champion Kyle Snyder, four-time NCAA All-American and 2016 NCAA champ Nahshon Garrett, 2016 NCAA All-American and 2015 NCAA champ Nathan Tomasello, two-time NCAA All-American and four-time OHSAA state champ Bo Jordan, and 2016 NCAA wrestling qualifier Jake Ryan.

Sessions will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 13, 14 and 16, and from 3-8 p.m. June 15. Cost is $160 through May 20, $185 thereafter. Deadline to register is June 10. Coaches with five or more wrestlers registered can attend free and will have the opportunity to take part in the camp.

Fairborn High School is located at 900 East Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., in Fairborn, Ohio. For more information, contact coach Bill Dawson at 937-302-7094, or contact him by email at wdawson6@woh.rr.com.

GOLF

Play It Forward Golf Outing, June 18

XENIA — The Annual Play It Forward golf outing, hosted by the Xenia High School Class of 1973, is scheduled for a 9 a.m. shotgun start on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Sebastian Hills Golf Club on Knollhaven Road in Xenia. The outing will include a light breakfast, a full picnic-style lunch and beverages, 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 XHS graduates in need. The XHS Class of ’73 will award its third $4,000 scholarship to a deserving 2016 XHS graduate at the Awards Assembly in May. Scholarship monies are acquired from hole sponsorships ($100), title sponsors (ranging from $250 – $1000), monetary/gift donations and, of course, golfers.

Information for sponsorships and golf registration can be obtained by contacting one of the following individuals in charge: Jerry Boggs – jboggs73@aol.com 239-0036 Steve Greene – sgreene3@columbus.rr.com Diane Wuebben Ponder – diane.ponder@wright.edu Sheryl Haines Yeazel – shel55@ymail.com .

FOOTBALL

Central State hosting Youth Football Skills Camp

WILBERFORCE — The Central State University Department of Athletics will host a Youth Skills Camp for kids ages 7-15 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 16 on the CSU campus. Individuals can register online at: http://www.maraudersportscamps.com/. Registration deadline is June 9. Check-in is at 8 a.m., kids meet the coaches at 8:30 a.m., with drills and competition getting under way at 9 a.m. Lunk and final remarks takes place at 11:30 a.m. with camp dismissal set for 12:30 p.m.

FITNESS

Fitness Challenge set for June 18

FAIRBORN — Greene County Public Health is hosting the 13th Annual Family Fitness Challenge 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at Central Park located, 222 S. Central Ave.

The Fitness Challenge is designed to motivate youth and families to adopt healthier lifestyles — specifically in the areas of fitness and nutrition.

Participants will visit fitness stations, including a bounce house and health information booths from local businesses and organizations, and complete a fitness passport to receive a free prize. Prizes are available while supplies last.

The event is free and open to the public. Families and groups are encouraged to attend. For more information, or to have a fitness station or information booth call 937-374-5669 or email lfox@gcph.info.

CAMPS

Beavercreek hosting fundamentals girls basketball camp

BEAVERCREEK — The 16th Amanda (Reese) Crockett and Ed Zink Beavercreek Fundamental Girls Basketball Camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 6-9 at Beavercreek High School.

Cost is $100 per camper with a $10 discount for additional campers from the same family. Anyone who registers by May 20 can register for $90.

Camp will be administered and taught by Beavercreek’s all-time scoring leader Amanda (Reese) Crockett, and current Beavers coach and three-time coach of the year Ed Zink, along with current and former basketball players.

The camp is designed to provide campers with personal attention to improve their basketball fundamentals. Campers will also develop their skills and teamwork each day during league play.

Campers will receive a camp t-shirt, a drink each day, and trophies/awards for contest winners.

Also, Thursday June 9 is Mother-Daughter Camp Day, and family members are invited to participate.

Please send a check (payable to Beavercreek Boosters), application form and a signed release to: Ed Zink, Beavercreek High School, 2660 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, OH. 45444-6399.

Any questions, please call Ed Zink at: (937) 657-1515 or by email Edward.Zink@gmail.com, or contact Amanda Reese at: (773) 401-8585, or by e-mail at areese@northpark.edu .

Wilmington hosting boys basketball camp

WILMINGTON — Wilmington College will host boys Basketball Camp June 6, 7, 8 for grades 2-10. Camp Runs 9 a.m. -3:30 p.m. daily and the cost is $100. Contact K.C. Hunt at Wilmington College 937-382-6661 for information.

Carroll hosting girls basketball camp

RIVERSIDE — Carroll High School will be hosting a girls basketball camp from 9-11:30 a.m. June 13-16 at the high school.

Session one is for girls in grades 2-5; session two is for girls in grades 6-9. Cost is $60 if you pre-register; $65 the first day of camp.

To register online, go to: www.carrollhs.org/2016summercamps. Send email to rberry09@yahoo.com for more information.

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

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

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