Sports Digest

Johnson on Ashland CC team

ASHLAND — Ian Johnson is a member of the Ashland University cross country team. Johnson is majoring in computer science and is a 2017 graduate of Beavercreek High School. The Ashland University cross country team competes in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). Last year, Ashland placed sixth in the NCAA Division II All-Ohio Championships meet and seventh in the GLIAC Championship. The Ashland University cross country team is led by head coach Jacob Sussman.

Bellbrook game on GCSN

DAYTON — The Bellbrook Golden Eagles and the Carroll Patriots will both play a featured game on the Gem City Sports Network’s weekly high school football schedule of games this season.

Bellbrook will be on the radio1/ website for live coverage of their 7 p.m. Sept. 28 contest on the road against Valley View in what could be a key Southwestern Buckeye League battle.

Carroll will close out the 2018 fall football regular season with a live broadcast of the Patriots’ home finale against Fenwick. That Greater Catholic League Co-ed game is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 26. The full schedule can be found on the GCSN website.

WSU finishes second

CHESTERTON, Ind. — The Wright State golf team finished second overall Sept. 18 at the Crusader Classic. As a team, Wright State shot 293-288-292 — 873. Sophomore Austin Schoonmaker placed tied for third at 71-72-73 — 216 while Bryce Haney was tied for fifth at 73-73-71 — 217.

The Raiders will next be in action Oct. 8-9 at the Cleveland State Invitational.

WSU men enter Top Drawer

FAIRBORN — Top Drawer Soccer released its rankings for the week of Sept. 17 and for the first time this season the Wright State Raiders found themselves amongst the top 25 teams in the country. Wright State landed at the No. 25 spot and was the only Horizon League school to crack the Top 25.

“We are excited to see ourselves in the Top 25,” said head coach Jake Slemker. “That being said, we have a very busy next seven days, and we are focused on the work that needs to get done in that time.”

DriftIndy hosting 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.

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