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Fairborn Summer Softball Standings

As of June 6.

MONDAY

Off for Memorial Day holiday.

TUESDAY

Church League — 1.(tie) Central Avenue Church of Christ, Redeemer Orthodox Presbyterian (4-1); 3. One Love Church “B” (3-1); 4.(tie) Maple Avenue Church of God “A,” One Love Church “A” (2-3); 6. Northridge Freewill Baptist Church (2-4); 7. Christ’s Church of Bellbrook (1-5).

THURSDAY

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

SW Ohio Track practices in Yellow Springs

YELLOW SPRINGS — The Southwest Ohio Track Club summer program began on May 30 at Yellow Springs High School. The practices are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. A host of meets will take place this summer. Practices for 7-12 year olds: 5-6 p.m. Practices for 13 and older: 6-7:30 p.m.

The SWOTC includes elementary, middle school, high school, post collegiate and master athletes. All are welcome. The SWOTC is a tax exempt and sanctioned program. For further information please contact President Peter Dieauer 815-990-8452 or president@swohiotc.org or Head Coach Valerie Kirk 937-450-4639 or coachval@swotc.org.

Fairborn hosting summer basketball camp

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn Girls’ summer basketball camp will be from 6-8 p.m. June 27-29 at Fairborn Baker Middle School Gym. The camp is for girls that will be entering grades 2 thru 8th.

The three-day camp cost is $35 per camper. Checks should be made out to “Fairborn Girls Basketball.”

The emphasis of the camp will cover fundamental basketball skills and games for fun. It is our goal to provide each athlete with the opportunity to maximize her potential through individual instruction, stations and game-like settings.

For more information, please contact Coach Harchick at bharchick@fairborn.k12.oh.us or call 937-878-6305.

BYSA signups under way

BEAVERCREEK — Registration for the 34th season of the Beavercreek Youth Softball Association is under way. This is a co-ed recreational program for kindergartners through seniors in high school. Good sportsmanship and team play are emphasized. Residents from surrounding communities are permitted to play. Kindergarten through the eighth grade teams are put together based on play- with requests and also grouped by schools and churches, while the ninth-10th grade league and 11-12th grade leagues are put together mostly by the players themselves.

Practices start in May and season play starts May 30 and ends late July. More information and registration forms are found at www.beavercreeksoftball.com or call 937-426-4610.

XHS Class of ‘73 golf outing

XENIA — The fifth Play it Forward golf outing and scholarship fundraiser, hosted by the Xenia High School Class of 1973, is scheduled for Saturday June 17 at Sebastian Hills Golf Club. Golf registration includes 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 Class of ’73 will award its fourth $4,000 scholarship to a 2017 XHS graduate at the Awards Assembly in May. Scholarship monies are acquired from hole sponsorship, title sponsors, monetary/gift donations and, of course, golfers.

Information for sponsorship and golf registration can be obtained by contacting one of the following individuals in charge: Jerry Boggs – jboggs73@aol.com 937-239-0036) or Steve Greene – sgreene3@columbus.rr.com.

Pacesetter Open set

BEAVERCREEK— Country Club of the North will once again play host to the 35th Pacesetter Open, Monday, June 26. The Pacesetter is a major fundraiser for the Wright State Athletic Department. All proceeds go to support Wright State’s student-athletes.

The day will include breakfast, a four-player golf scramble, and lunch served in the clubhouse afterward. Registration and warm-up will begin at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost for a foursome includes greens fee, cart, a complimentary gift, and food and beverage throughout the day. There are also sponsorship opportunities available.

For more information contact Deanna Terelle at 937-775-4936, or email her at Deanna.terelle@wright.edu.

Beavercreek fall basketball league taking signups

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek High School girls basketball program will be hosting its 18th annual girls basketball fall league. The games will be played on Sunday afternoons Sept. 10 through Oct. 22. All teams will play a total of seven games on five Sundays with no games on Sept. 17-24.

The league will be a total of 12 high school teams ninth through twelfth grade. There will be 8-10 girls per team, with only two players from each school on the same team. Space is limited to 120 players and restricted based on OHSAA rules. If interested email: creekgirlsfallleague@gmail.com or www.beavercreekathletics.com.

Wilmington College boys basketball camp

WILMINGTON — Wilmington College is hosting a boys basketball camp from June 12-14 at Hermann Court on the campus of Wilmington College. The camp will run daily from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Cost of the camp is $100. Walk-up registration is welcome on June 12. Please contact K. C. Hunt at 614-638-3312 with any questions.

Dayton Boat Club offering summer camps

DAYTON — The Dayton Boat Club will be holding two Introduction to Rowing Camps this summer for youth in Grades 7-12. Each camp will consist of eight two-hour training sessions. No experience necessary. All sessions are held at the Dayton Boat Club Boathouse located on East River Road near Moraine. Session 1 will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 19 – July 1 and Session 2 — July 17 – July 29.

To register for a summer camp, or to find more information about rowing and about the Dayton Boat Club go to the club’s website at www.daytonboatclub.org.

Buddies program returns

DAYTON — Have you ever wanted to run onto Fifth Third Field alongside the Dayton Dragons? Visit your local Kroger store to sign up for a chance to be a Baseball Buddy. Kids (ages 7-13) who are randomly selected as winners. To enter, look for the display at your local Kroger store at the Customer Service Desk.

The Kroger Baseball Buddies experience includes: Hanging out in the dugout during pre-game to meet the Dragons players; Getting autographs and photos with the Dragons team; Being introduced over the PA like a player; Running out on the field with the team before that day’s game. Kroger Baseball Buddies will also receive several gifts including: A replica Dragons jersey, Dragons baseball hat, Drawstring backpack, Dragons pen and baseball to be autographed. One baseball buddy will win a free Fun Day at Fifth Third Field with 20 of their friends and Dragons players.

Greene County News

Would you like us to cover your summer sports league? If so, give sports editor John Bombatch a call at 937-372-4444, Ext. 2123 today.

Would you like us to cover your summer sports league? If so, give sports editor John Bombatch a call at 937-372-4444, Ext. 2123 today.