Sports Digest

Top area H.S. Cross Country Times

(through Oct. 4)


1. Riley Buchholz, Beavercreek, 15:51.00

2. Connor Ewert, Beavercreek, 16:06.00

3. Grant Arnold, Carroll, 16:29.70

4. Tayton Hess, Beavercreek, 16:36.00

5. Ethan Wallis, Cedarville, 16:38.00

6. Trent Koning, Cedarville, 16:40.00

7. Max Bretland, Bellbrook, 16:43.50

8. Kevin Agnew, Carroll, 16:43.60

9. Cooper Hansen, Beavercreek, 16:57.00

10. Brendon Baker, Beavercreek, 17:10.00


1. Taylor Ewert, Beavercreek, 17:08.00

2. Jodie Pierce, Beavercreek, 17:41.00

3. Julz Williams, Beavercreek, 18:34.00

4. Avarie Faulkner, Bellbrook, 19:27.00

5. Emma Johnson, Beavercreek, 19:40.00

6. Elise Kemper, Bellbrook, 19:47.00

7. Minami Ford, Bellbrook, 19:53.00

8. Molly Bernhard, Beavercreek, 19:57.00

9. Emily Pelfrey, Bellbrook, 20:06.00

10. Kendall Hobbs, Beavercreek, 20:11.00

Xenia girls tryouts, open gym

XENIA — A Xenia girls basketball team is forming for fourth through sixth graders on the Legacy Christian Academy grounds. The team will play in the competitive Dayton Metro League. The team’s final open gym will take place from 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in the Legacy Christian gym, located at 1101 Wesley Ave.

Tryouts for the competitive team will be held from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Cost for the Dayton Metro League season is $165, which includes league fees and uniform costs. For more information, please contact Mark Combs at 937-470-8155.

CSU Hall of Fame lunch

WILBERFORCE — The 2018 Central State University Athletic Hall of Fame luncheon will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at Country Club of the North. Tickets to the induction ceremony can be purchased at Those wishing to attend are encouraged to purchase their tickets prior to Saturday, Oct. 6.

The 2018 inductee class will consist of: Jon Bradford, football (class of 1975); Edward “Bee” Bryant, basketball (1967); Marvin Coleman, football; Larry Kelly, football (1983); Marvin Pope, football; Charles Walker, football (1961); and the 1983 CSU men’s and women’s track and field teams (NAIA indoor and outdoor champions), coached by Joshua Culbreath.

Area teams going pink

XENIA — Several area high school football teams are participating in pink games to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Athletic trainers will use pink towels at designated games and pink footballs will be thrown into the stands during the game: Friday, Oct 12: Xenia at West Carrollton.

DriftIndy Halloween Bash

XENIA — DriftIndy will host two days of car drifting practice Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13 at Kil-Kare Raceway, 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road. The two full-day sessions allow drivers to practice the motorsport of drifting. Cost is $150 per driver. Guest drifting instructors will be on hand to help drivers improve their drifting abilities.

Spectators are welcome. Admission is $15 at the gate. Kids 12 and under get in free. Go to for more information.

Boot camp offered

XENIA — Kevan Dilworth, of Phalanx Fitness, in conjunction with Snap Fitness of 1822 West Park Square in Xenia, will be offering an eight-week Military Training Readiness course for perspective military recruits to learn what basic training, and intensive military special ops training, will be like.

Men and women, ages 17 and up, who are interested in a military or police academy career are invited to attend the courses which will be held at Snap Fitness. One-hour sessions will start at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 and will continue Mondays and Fridays for eight weeks. The course is limited to the first 20 people who register. Visit Snap Fitness or call 937-372-5000 to register.

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