Local Sports Briefs


SOCCER

Dayton Dynamo replaces coach

DAYTON — The Dayton Dynamo announced that head coach David Wall and the team have “mutually agreed to part ways,” in a statement released Monday.

The Dynamo, a first-year team in the Great Lakes West Conference of the National Premier Soccer League, is currently 0-4 in league play and have been outscored 11 goals to four.

Wall had been with the organization since 2014. He served as head coach for the Cincinnati Saints from 2014-2015, before assuming the same role when the organization moved to Dayton for this season. Assistant coach Dan Griest has been appointed interim Head Coach, until the end of the season.

Dayton returns to league play at 7 p.m. Friday when they’ll host Kalamazoo FC at Welcome Stadium.

SOFTBALL

Fairborn Parks & Recreation Leagues

(After Week 4)

MONDAY

Rec Men’s E League (6:15 p.m.)

1. Top Dog (3-0); 2. Anonymous Joes (2-1); 3.(tie) Average Joes, Mr. P’s (1-1); 5. The Funk/MPPR Lawn Care (1-2); 6. Dirt Nasties (0-3).

Rec Men’s E League (7:30 p.m.)

1. Anonymous Joes (3-0); 2.(tie) Average Joes, Top Dog (2-1); 4.(tie) D’s Nuts, Mr. P’s (1-2); 6. Great Clips (0-3)TUESDAY

Church League (Social Division)

1. Abiding Christ Lutheran (3-0); 2. One Love Church “A” (3-1); 3.(tie) Central Avenue Church of Christ, One Love Church “B” (2-1); 5.(tie) Maple Avenue Church of God “A”, Northridge Freewill Baptist Church (1-3); 7. Freedom Church (0-3).

THURSDAY

Church League (Rec Division)

1. St. Mark’s Episcopal (4-0); 2. Maple Avenue Church of God “B” (3-1); 3.(tie) Huber Mennonite, Medway United Methodist (2-2); 5. Arrowbrook Baptist (1-3); 6. Spinning Road Baptist (0-4).

COLLEGE

Track & Field

Michalski All-American

BRADENTON, Fla. — Daniel Michalski became Cedarville University’s first men’s NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field All-American with an eighth-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Friday at the IMG Academy.

Michalski, a sophomore from Xenia, posted a time of 9:03.95.

Olivia Esbenshade, a junior from Marietta, Pa., was sixth in her heat in 2:13.20, but failed to advance to the final.

Koch earns another NCAA title

BRADENTON, Fla. – Carsyn Koch captured the 800 meter title with a time of 2:03.48 and earned NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field All-America honors Saturday at the IMG Academy.

Koch, a sophomore from Washburn, Maine, adds the outdoor title to her previous 800 meter indoor championship on March 12.

Koch is the Division II women’s record holder in the 800 meters (2:02.39) which meets the U.S. Olympic Trials qualifying time in the event.

The winning time of 2:03.48 is the second-fastest all-time at Cedarville. Koch now holds the Top Six 800 meter times in CU Women’s Track & Field history.

HIGH SCHOOL

Football

Beavercreek, Xenia to play in televised game

According to a Beavercreek Football Fan Page on Facebook, the season opening high school football game between Xenia High and host Beavercreek High has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 in order to be televised on ABC 22/Fox 45’s Thursday Night Lights game of the week.

CYCLING

Sponsors needed for Tour de Xenia

XENIA — Tour de Xenia 2016 is still looking for Sponsors and Prime (gift) sponsors. The annual competitive bicycling event, now in its second year, is looking for a sponsor for the Men’s Category 5 race and the Kids Bike Rodeo. Any merchants or businesses interested in becoming a part of the Tour de Xenia event are urged to contact Melissa Heston, Co-Race Director, at melheston@gmail.com, call 937-901-0344, or leave a message on the event’s Facebook page (facebook.com/tourdexenia).

The race will be held Saturday, June 4 at Shawnee Park in Xenia.

CAMPS

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.

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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