Shatto Memorial Saturday at Shady Bowl
DEGRAFF — Shady Bowl Speedway will host twin 55-lap Late Model features in honor of the late Denny Shatto of Sidney. Shatto has built some of the fastest cars to take to Midwest ovals, both dirt and pavement. In 1958 he built his first car. . Shatto passed away in 2006 leaving the racing operation to son Kevin and wife Chris. Kevin has continued the tradition along with Gross to keep the team going. Jim Lewis Jr. of Fairborn is the current driver and has posted several feature wins. The twin 55 lappers will pay $1,000 to win. If a driver can sweep both features, promoter Rick Young has put up an additional $1000 to the driver who wins both features. The street stocks, compacts, super compacts and spectator cars are also on the schedule. Racing will begin at 7 p.m.
Beavercreek Sox tryouts in July
BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Sox will hold tryouts for the 2018 season during the remainder of July. Tryouts will be held on Diamonds 9 & 10 at Rotary Park and are for boys ages 9-15. At least one Beavercreek Sox select baseball team will be chosen for each of these age groups.
Age groups are determined by the player’s age on May 1, 2018. A child who is 10 years old on May 1, 2018 would be eligible to play on the 10u team. Here are the dates and times for the remaining Sox tryouts:
U11 Dates: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 and Monday, July 24.
U12 Dates: TBA
For more information on the Sox teams and tryout sessions, please visit BeavercreekSox.org or call Jeff Fruhwirth at 937-232-5501.
Patriot 5K run set
RIVERSIDE — The annual Carroll Women’s Soccer Patriot 5K run will be held Saturday, July 29 at Carroll High School, located at 4524 Linden Ave. The course begins and ends at Patriot Stadium. A Little Pat’s Lap, for kids 7 and under, starts at 8 a.m. Cost is $6. The 5K begins at 9 a.m. Registration fee is $26 for adults, $21 for students, and $16 for kids 13 and under. Race day registration begins at 8 a.m.
To register online go to www.carrollhs.org/2017patriot5k. Online registration closes at midnight July 27. Event T-shirts are guaranteed if registered by July 14.
SW Ohio Track practices
YELLOW SPRINGS — The Southwest Ohio Track Club summer program is holding team practices Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Several meets will take place this summer. Practices for 7-12 year olds are 5-6 p.m. Practices for 13 and older are 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 more information contact Peter Dieauer at 815-990-8452 or [email protected] or Head Coach Valerie Kirk at 937-450-4639 or [email protected]
Fall basketball league
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 seven games on five Sundays with no games Sept. 17-24.
The league will have 12 high school teams ninth through 12th 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 [email protected] or visit www.beavercreekathletics.com.
Soccer club needs refs
XENIA — The Xenia Soccer Club is looking for new/returning/certified Referees for the fall 2017 season. Referees will be trained, but previous soccer experience is a plus. Refs must be as least 13 years of age, attend a two-day training session, and successfully pass a written and field test.
Games are played on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights and Saturday mornings. Referees can set their own schedule. Training will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 and 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6 at the complex on Fairground Road in Xenia. Email contact information with the training session you will be attending and XSC referee in the subject line to [email protected]
Club offering summer camps
DAYTON — The Dayton Boat Club will be holding a second introduction to rowing camp this summer for youth in Grades 7-12. The camp will consist of eight two-hour training sessions. No experience is necessary. All sessions are held at the Dayton Boat Club Boathouse located on East River Road near Moraine. Session 2 runs July 17-July 29 with the same daily schedule.
To register for a summer camp, or to find more information about rowing and about the Dayton Boat Club visit www.daytonboatclub.org.
Buddies program returns
DAYTON — The Dayton Dragons Kroger Baseball Buddy program is back for the 2017 season. Kids 7-13 can enter for a chance to run onto Fifth Third Field alongside the Dragons players.
The 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. Baseball Buddies will also receive several gifts including a replica Dragons jersey, a Dragons baseball hat, a drawstring backpack, and 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. To enter, look for the display at local Kroger stores.
Send your team or league’s information to: [email protected]