Sports Digest


Bellbrook offering Spring sign ups

BELLBROOK — The Bellbrook Lions Club announces registrations for the spring and summer baseball and softball, T-ball programs for children ages 6-17. Registrations will take place 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at Stephen Bell Elementary, 4122 N. Linda Drive at the gym entrance. Parents may also register their children by visiting the Lion’s Club website at www.bellbrooklionssports.org.

Beavercreek boys bowlers state bound

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek High School boys bowling team finished first in the Division I district team bowling tournament March 1 at Beaver-Vu Lanes, to advance on to this weekend’s state tournament in Columbus.

Beavercreek rolled the top team game (1,140 in game one), top team regulation total (3,223 after three regulation 10-pin games) and had the top five-game Baker total (1,384) to finish first. Butler, Oak Hills, Centerville and Bellefontaine also qualified.

The Beavercreek team, coached by Bob Bobbitt, consists of eight players. They are: seniors Matthew Klingbeil, Sam Kahn and Ben Petrick; juniors Grant Reeve and Scott Thompson; and sophomores Anthony Dorsten, Seth Koloski and Michael Donahue.

The state tournament will be held Saturday, March 9 at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl, in Columbus.

Xenia taking Hall nominations

XENIA — The Xenia Athletic Hall of Fame committee is now taking nominations for the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame induction class.

Nomination forms can be found on the Xenia Community Schools website. Click on the Athletics link, then you’ll find the Athletic Hall of Fame link there. Any individual, team, coach and/or community contributor associated with Xenia Central, Xenia High, Xenia East and/or Spring Valley can be nominated. The deadline for nominations is April 10. Contact Gregg Cross 937-372-5417 with any questions.

Spring 5K in April

XENIA — Registration is open for Greene County Public Health’s ninth annual “Spring Has Sprung” Healthy Families 5K Run/Walk, Saturday, April 14 at the Xenia YMCA, 135 E. Church St.

Registration and check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Xenia YMCA with a Zumba warm-up at 8:30 a.m. and the pet and stroller friendly run/walk beginning at 9 a.m. beginning and ending at the Xenia YMCA.

The cost is $15 per person by Friday, April 6, which includes an event T-shirt (guaranteed). After April 6, including the day of the race, the cost is $20 per person (T-shirt included while supplies last). Interested groups should call Jillian Drew at 937-374-5683 or email jdrew@gcph.info for more information. Interested persons can register online now for the 5K at www.speedy-feet.com.

Club offers Learn-to-Row class

DAYTON — The Dayton Boat Club adult rowing program will host its spring learn-to-row class Friday through Sunday, April 13-15, at the club’s boathouse on East River Road in Moraine.

The three-session on-water class, open to men and women, covers terminology, safety, stroke technique, equipment use and care, and sweep rowing in an eight-oared racing shell. Sessions are from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 13; 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 14; and 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 15. For information or to register www.daytonboatclub.org/adult-learn-to-row.html.

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