Sports Digest

Baseball evaluations available Dec. 1

HUDSON — The Strike Force Baseball Academy is offering free baseball player evaluations from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at its baseball facility, located at 793 Seasons Rd., Suite U, in Hudson. Strike Zone staff members will put the player through a 20-minute player evaluation of their skills, then will suggest avenues for possible future training.

Also on Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Rawlings Sporting Goods company will provide a demonstration of its 2019 line of baseball equipment. Items will also be on hand for purchase. Call 330-655-2255 for more information.

Greeneview seeks coaches

JAMESTOWN — Greeneview High School is accepting applications for two Spring sports coaching positions: Head boys high school varsity tennis coach; and head varsity softball coach.

Anyone interested in one of these positions needs to complete an application and return it to GHS Athletic Director Mark Rinehart before Nov. 16. Contact Rinehart at [email protected] for more information.

Xenia Hall induction Dec. 8

XENIA — The Xenia High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction committee announced its 2018 class of inductees, on Oct. 31. It is the school’s eighth induction class.

Alicia Bailey, Samantha Bradburn, Bill Brewer, Shawn Brewer, Debbie Ames Coppin, Bob McColaugh, Monica Scott Short, Cassie Eakins Van Bibber, Curtis Wingard, and the 1969 Western Ohio League champion Xenia H.S. football team will be inducted. The inductees will also be recognized at the Xenia High School boys basketball game, Friday, Dec. 7 at XHS.

The annual induction ceremony will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Faith Community United Methodist Church, 100 Country Club Drive. Any Xenia community member may attend the induction ceremony. Light hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be served. Anyone wishing to attend should contact Gregg Gross at 937-372-5417, or 937-477-2255, before Nov. 23 for reservations.

Reds offer fan memberships

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Reds are now offering a Holiday Gift Pack and 2019 Fan Club memberships for sale. The Reds Holiday Gift Pack ($40) includes a limited-edition Mr. Red Snowman bobblehead, and ticket credits good for any Reds home game, excluding Opening Day.

Youth fan club memberships ranging in price from $10 to $30 are also on sale at the Kenwood Town Centre shopping center, 7875 Montgomery Rd. in Cincinnati, or online at

Reds celebrating 150 years

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Reds announced Nov. 5 plans for the 2019 season-long celebration of the 150 Year Anniversary of Professional Baseball which began in Cincinnati with the formation of the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings.

The team will wear 15 different styles of throwback uniforms during the season, 150th anniversary dugout-style benches will be at 20 locations throughout the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area, and the Reds organization will host a “Reds Rockin’ Open House on July 5 at Great American Ball Park featuring appearances by current and former Reds players.

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