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Rams boys second, girls third at quad meet

SPRINGFIELD — The Greeneview High School boys and girls track & field teams finished second and third in their respective classes, at Wednesday’s quad meet at Springfield Northwestern High School.

In the girls events, Jessica Folino claimed wins in the 100-meter hurdles (18.64 seconds), 100 dash (14.23), 300 hurdles (54.50) and the 200 (29.60). Rams teammate Cassie Tomlinson won in the 1,600 (6:09.38) and placed second in the 3,200.

Distance runner Evan Rinehart won the boys 1,600-meter event and placed third in the two-mile (3,200) race. Colton Pfiefer won the discus competition with a throw of 127 feet, six inches, and the boys mile relay team of Dalton Caudill, Ethan Mullikin, Lane Lucas and Declan Fogle won with a time of 3:52.93.

Among the four boys teams, New Carlisle Tecumseh claimed first followed by Greeneview, Springfield Kenton Ridge and Northwestern. In the girls final team standings, host Northwestern finished first, Tecumseh was second, Greeneview was third and Kenton Ridge finished fourth.


Yates Karate headed to Nationals

FRANKLIN — The Doug Yates Karate national competition team returned from last week’s USANKF regional qualifier in Franklin with eight gold medals, 13 silver and 13 bronze. Athletes from Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia competed in the event. The USA National Karate-do Federation will host the national championships and U.S. Team Trials July 9-13 in Reno, Nev.

Team results — Nicole Fisher (Jr. Elite Advanced Female Division): Gold in Kata, Kumite, Silver in weapons; Mason Bolton (Jr. Advanced Male): Gold in short weapons, silver in Kata, bronze in Kumite and long weapons; Arison Boswell (Jr. Advanced Female) Silver in short and long weapons, bronze in Kata and Kumite; Nathan Russell (Jr. Advanced Male):Silver in Kumite and Kata, Bronze in long weapons; Hannah Pagett (Jr. Novice Female): Gold in long weapons; Silver in Kata and Kumite; Leah Pagett (Jr. Novice Female): Silver in Kata, Kumite and long weapons; Keeli Work (Jr. Novice Female): Gold in long weapons, silver in Kata, bronze in Kumite; Riley Bergman (Jr. Beginner Male): Gold in long weapons, bronze in Kata and Kumite; Jack Bergman (Jr. Beginner Male): Gold in long weapons, bronze in Kumite; Aiden Grooms (Jr. Beginner Male) Bronze in Kata, Kumite and long weapons; Spencer Wilson (Jr. Novice Male): Silver in Kumite, bronze in Kata and long weapons.


Sharks hosting tryouts

XENIA — The Xenia Sharks sixth grade boys and girls youth basketball teams will be hosting open tryouts from 6-8 p.m. on April 22 and 25. Call boys coach Michael Mundy (937) 397-1400 or girls coach Clayton Brady (937) 344-1169 for more details.

The youth basketball organization will also be hosting an instructional league for fifth and sixth grade boys and girls in June.


Panerathon run set for April 27

DAYTON — Panera Bread is proud to present the 7th Annual Panerathon 5K and first-ever 10K to Fight Hunger on Sunday, April 27 at Centerville High School located at 500 E. Franklin St. in Centerville. Events include a 10K run beginning at 9 a.m., a 5K walk/run at 9:05 a.m. and Kids Fun Run at 10:15 a.m. The Kohl’s Cares Kids Fun Run, free for children 12 and younger, is a quarter-mile course on Centerville High School’s stadium track. All proceeds for the chip-timed 5K and 10K events will benefit the Children’s Hunger Alliance.

Panera Bread encourages competitors of all ages and abilities to take part. Participants will receive an event T-shirt, goody bag, and a timing chip. As racers cross the finish line, Panera Bread’s freshly baked bagels, pastries and sandwiches will be provided.

The 5K registration fee for an adult (18-59 years old) is $25 pre-race or $30 on race day. The military (ID required), youth (17 years old and younger) and senior (60 years old and over) registration fees are $20 pre-race and $25 on race day. The pre-race registration fee for teams of 10 or more is $15/person (team or company registration envelopes must be postmarked by April 21). The fee includes chip timing, event t-shirt (while supplies last), goody bag, the best post-race food in town compliments of Panera Bread, fun for the entire family, and much more! For more information and to register, visit Panerathon.com.

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