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Bellbrook tops Monroe

BELLBROOK — The Golden Eagles golf team topped Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern Division rival Monroe, Monday at Sugar Valley Golf Club, 162-177.

The top four finishers were Monroe’s Sammi Blackburn (37) and Bellbrook’s Alyssa Burritt (40), Mason Zimmer (40) and Noah Crosley (41). Raif Foster rounded out Bellbrook’s top four scorers with a 41.


Greeneview Alumni game, three other games, set for Aug. 22

JAMESTOWN — The annual Greeneview High School Alumni soccer game will take place as the final event of a four-game soccer festival on Saturday, Aug. 22, at Don Nock Field.

The day begins with a 1 p.m. girls varsity soccer game against Tri-County North, followed by a boys junior varsity match up with Waynesville at 3 p.m. The Rams boys varsity team will then take on Waynesville for a 5 p.m. game.

The Alumni Game is set for a 7 p.m. start. All alumni players are asked to bring light and dark shirts to the event. All donations from all four games will go to the David Rowland Soccer Scholarship.

Contact Athletic Director Mark Rinehart (937) 675-9711 or [email protected], or [email protected] for more event information.


Xenia sets Jamboree preseason football game for Aug. 21

XENIA — Xenia High School will host Kettering Fairmont for an Ohio High School Athletic Association-sanctioned preseason Jamboree football game at 7 p.m. at Xenia’s Doug Adams Stadium. As part of Community Night, the Wee Bucs football teams and cheerleaders will be introduced, along with the seventh grade through high school athletic teams, flag corps and cheerleaders within the Xenia City School system.

Admission is $5 with all proceeds going to the OHSAA’s scholarship program, with a donation also being made to the Xenia Senior Center.


Bellbrook-Sugarcreek golf outing, Aug. 20

BELLBROOK — The 24th Annual Bellbrook-Sugarcreek area chamber of commerce golf outing will take place, Thursday Aug. 20 at Sugar Valley Golf Club, 1250 Mead Road, in Bellbrook.

Registration and lunch is at noon, shotgun start takes place at 1 p.m. Golfers are asked to wear soft-spiked shoes. Cost is $90 per player, which includes golf, a cart, food all day, refreshments and prizes.

To register online, please go to bellbrooksugarcreekchamber.com. For information about the tournament and sponsorship opportunities, please call (937) 848-4930 or (937) 848-3746.

Fall Classic Golf Scramble set for Sept. 6

CEDARVILLE — The Cedarville Township Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Fall Classic Golf Scramble will take place Sept. 6 at Locust Hills Golf Course in Springfield. Team registration is $220 for a four-person team, $55 for an individual and payment can be made to: Cedarville Fire Department Golf Scramble, 19 South St., Cedarville, OH. 45314.

Registration deadline is Sept. 2.

Area businesses are urged to sponsor the event either by sponsoring an entire hole ($100), half hole ($50), golf cart sponsorship ($25) or by supplying door prizes or items for the golfers’ goody bags.

Donations can be made to: Cedarville Twp. Fire Department, P.O. Box 217, Cedarville, OH. 45314-0217.


Bev Sword’s Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

JAMESTOWN — The Silvercreek Township Fire Department will hold its annual 5-kilometer run on Thanksgiving morning. Funds from the Bev Sword’s Turkey Trot event will not only help enable the fire department to provide services for the Jamestown area, but this year the funds will also help create a college fund for Dylan Swisher, the nephew of Bev Sword.

Bev Sword, an Emergency Medical Services Captain who passed away in July, often led the fundraising effort. The fire department is asking area businesses to help sponsor the event. All proceeds from this year’s run will go to the Dylan Swisher College Fund.

Entry fee is $30, which includes a free T-Shirt if you register before Nov. 1. The event will start at 9 a.m. at Seaman Park in Jamestown, next to Greeneview High School.

Runners can enter at the Silvercreek Township Fire Department building, 28 E. Xenia St., in Jamestown, or register the day of the event between 8-8:45 a.m. Visit facebook.com/BevSwordsTurkeyTrot for more information.


Central State football hosting Fan Appreciation Day

WILBERFORCE — CSU football to host Fan Appreciation Day on August 22nd The Central State football team will hold Fan Appreciation Day at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22 at McPherson Memorial Stadium. Admission is free and the gates will open at 1 p.m.

Marauder fans will be able to view the 2015 team in an intersquad scrimmage. The CSU Athletic Department will supply 2015 football team schedules and facilitate contests and giveaways throughout the afternoon. Students are also encouraged to stop by the CSU Sports Information table for details on tickets and upcoming events throughout the 2015-16 school year.

Throughout the event, students who are followers of the CSU athletics Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts will be randomly selected for prizes. Follow CSU on its new social media pages to be eligible to win today.

Compiled by John Bombatch and Zach Gregory. Send sports information to [email protected].