Sports Digest


Beavers nip No. 2 St. Charles

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek High School boys volleyball team closed out its regular season with a narrow five-set home win over Ohio’s second ranked team in Division II, Columbus St. Charles. Beavercreek claimed a 27-25, 20-25, 25-23, 19-25, 16-14 nail biter over the Cardinals on May 19.

Ben Page recorded eight kills, Riley Bell had five blocks and seven kills, Jarrod Brown had 20 assists and a pair of service aces, and Parker Mikesch came up with a dozen digs and two other aces. Beavercreek (18-6) drew a first-round bye in the district tournament. The top-seeded Beavers take on 10-seed Miamisburg next in the second round at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22 at Centerville High School.

SW Track program starts May 29

YELLOW SPRINGS — The Southwest Ohio Track and Field team will begin its 2018 season on May 29, and will continue through July.

Practice for athletes ages 7-12 will be be from 5-6 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays through July 26. Practice for athletes 13 and over takes place from 6-7:45 p.m. on the same days. Cost for membership is $50.

All practices will take place at Yellow Springs High School, located at 420 E. Enon Road. For more information, please contact Club President Peter Dierauer at president@swohiotc.org or 937-356-8738, or coach Ken Rengering at coachken@swohiotc.org, or 937-241-9153.

Locals in North-South football game

CENTERVILLE — The 35th Miami Valley Football Coaches Association (MVFCA) North-South All Star high school football game will be held at 7 p.m., Friday June 28 at Centerville High School. Greene County area players will be among the players on the North and the South teams rosters.

Fairborn senior linemen Brandon Becraft and Dahzaun Richardson are listed on the North team, which will be coached by Northmont head coach Tony Broering with an all-star staff that includes former Xenia head coach Bob DeLong.

Bellbrook linemen Drew Ashurst and Alex Mumy, Beavercreek offensive lineman Caleb Fawley and defensive back Jordan Williams, along with Carroll defensive back Jacob Heil are listed on the South roster, which will be coached by Chaminade Julienne head coach Marcus Colvin.

The MVFCA will also recognize its 2018 head coach and assistant coach hall of fame inductees, which will include assistant coaches Bob Franz (Carroll), Tom Massie (Fairborn), and Jim Benites (Bellbrook), at the game.

Carroll basketball signups under way

RIVERSIDE — The Carroll High School boys basketball program will be hosting two basketball camps in June. The first camp is set for 9 a.m. to noon June 4-8 for boys in 2-5 grade. The second camp is scheduled for 1-4 p.m. June 11-15 for boys in 6-8 grade. Cost for each camp is $85, with registration taking place a half hour before each camp in the Carroll auxiliary gymnasium.

Players will receive instruction from varsity coaches and players, listen to guest speakers, receive T-shirts, and have fun while working hard at their basketball skills. Daily 5-on-5, 3-on-3 and 1-on-1 games will be played.

For more information, or to register online, visit carrollhs.org/2018summercamps.

Driving with Colleen outing June 9

SPRINGFIELD — The Seventh Annual Driving with Colleen golf outing is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9. The outing tees off at Locust Hills Golf Course. The event will be packed with fun hole events, prizes, raffles, 50/50 raffle.

The cost is $70 per player, or $280 for a foursome. Golfers will receive 18-holes with cart, which includes dinner, beverages, shirt and a goody bag. Event sponsorship is available. Registration deadline is May 28. To become a sponsor or to register, visit www.drivingwithcolleen.org. All proceeds go to Circle of Victory to assist cancer patients in Greene County. For questions call Jessica at 937-671-8120 or email drivingwithcolleen@gmail.com.

Placekicking camp in June

XENIA — KP’s Kicking, Punting and Long Snapping Camp will be held from 12-3 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at Doug Adams Stadium in Xenia for all interested athletes. Campers should arrive by 11:30 a.m. to register and put their cleats on. Camp athletes will learn the basics of place kicking, punting and/or be helped in developing their current skills.

Long snappers will be taught the basics of their key position as well. Registration forms are available online at: https://form.jotform.us/81085574243155. Contact Kole Patterson at 937-409-4626 or by email at kolepatt@ameritech.net for more information.

WGC junior golf camp taking entriesXENIA — WGC Golf Course will host its 32nd annual Miami Valley Junior Golf Camp for boys and girls ages 8-17. The day camp will be in session from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 18-21. Campers will receive daily instruction on stroke technique, golf etiquette and the rules of golf. Golf Director Jim Beaver heads a staff that includes PGA pros Garay Goecke, Matt Stotler, Jerry Curtis and Nate Combs. Entry forms are available at the WCG Pro Shop or on line at www.wgcgolfcourse.com under the MVJGA tab.

Play it Forward golf outing June 23

XENIA — The sixth Annual Play it Forward golf outing/scholarship fundraiser, hosted by the Class of 1973, is scheduled for Saturday, June 23 at WGC golf course in Xenia. Golf registration includes a light breakfast, a full lunch, beverage tickets, practice balls, green fees and cart, in addition to prizes and raffles. The event is open to the public with an early registration discount applied until June 8.

For sponsorship information or to register for the event contact: Jerry Boggs (jboggs73@aol.com), (937) 239-0036; Steve Greene (sgreene3@columbus.rr.com); Diane Wuebben Ponder (diane.ponder@wright.edu); or Sheryl Haines Yeazel (shel55@ymail.com).

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