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Bottorff to be inducted into MVFCA Hall

XENIA — According to Xenia Schools Superintendent Denny Morrison, current Xenia High School assistant football coach Mack Bottorf will be inducted into the Miami Valley Football Coaches Association Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame on June 20 in Centerville. Bottorf, the Buccaneers offensive line coach, has coached at Xenia High since 1969.

Ambassadors set two school records

TROY — The Xenia Christian High School girls 3,200-meter relay team of Ariana Nelson, Grace Norman, Tori Estepp and Rachel Sweeney finished second in a school-record time of 9:33.13 to qualify to next week’s Division III state track and field championships. The XC quartet improved upon their ninth-seeded district time by a whopping 22 seconds.

Later on Wednesday, the same four student athletes set a new school-record time in the 1,600-meter (one-mile) run with a time of 4:10.99, but did not advance to Friday’s finals.


Sinclair headed to College World Series

DAYTON — Sinclair Community College (50-10) will be headed to the NJCAA Division II Baseball World Series for the first time in school history.

Earning all-tournament team honors for Sinclair were: Alex Anders (Beavercreek High School); Tyler Cowles (Grove City); and Ben Myers (Grove City). The Region XII tournament MVP with three saves in the tournament, was Travis Rowland (Fairfield). Coach Steve Dintaman was named the Region XII Coach of the Year.

All tournament information will also be posted on the following site: www.njcaa.org/sports/bsb/2015-16/div2/national_championship/index.


Beavercreek hosting basketball camp

BEAVERCREEK — The 16th Amanda (Reese) Crockett and Ed Zink Beavercreek Fundamental Girls Basketball Camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 6-9 at Beavercreek High School.

Cost is $100 per camper with a $10 discount for additional campers from the same family. Camp will be administered and taught by Beavercreek’s all-time scoring leader Amanda (Reese) Crockett, and current Beavers coach and three-time coach of the year Ed Zink, along with current and former basketball players. the camp is designed to provide campers with personal attention to improve their basketball fundamentals. Campers will also develop their skills and teamwork each day during league play.

call Ed Zink at: 937-657-1515 or by email [email protected], or contact Amanda Reese at: 773-401-8585, or by e-mail at [email protected]

Carroll girls basketball camp

DAYTON — Carroll High School will be hosting a girls basketball camp from 9-11:30 a.m. June 13-16 at the high school.

Session one is for girls in grades 2-5; session two is for girls in grades 6-9. Cost is $60 if you pre-register; $65 the first day of camp. To register online, go to: www.carrollhs.org/2016summercamps. Send email to [email protected] for more information.

Rowing Assoc. hosting Olympic Day

DAYTON — The Greater Dayton Rowing Association (GDRA), located at 101 East Helena St. in Dayton, will be hosting a learn to row Olympic Day on June 25 to attract new rowers to the sport. They are the only local team that will send local athletes to compete at the 2016 Youth National Championships in West Windsor, N.J., in June. An Olympic athlete will be on-site, and there will be several activities to introduce the sport to the public.

Central State football skills camp

WILBERFORCE — The Central State University Department of Athletics will host a Youth Skills Camp for kids ages 7-15 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 16 on the CSU campus. Individuals can register online at: www.maraudersportscamps.com. Registration deadline is June 9. Check-in is at 8 a.m., kids meet the coaches at 8:30 a.m., with drills and competition getting under way at 9 a.m. Lunk and final remarks takes place at 11:30 a.m. with camp dismissal set for 12:30 p.m.

Fitness Challenge June 18

FAIRBORN — Greene County Public Health is hosting the 13th Annual Family Fitness Challenge 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at Central Park, 222 S. Central Ave.

The Fitness Challenge is designed to motivate youth and families to adopt healthier lifestyles — specifically in the areas of fitness and nutrition.

Participants will visit fitness stations, including a bounce house and health information booths from local businesses and organizations, and complete a fitness passport to receive a free prize. Prizes are available while supplies last.

The event is free and open to the public. Families and groups are encouraged to attend. For more information, or to have a fitness station or information booth call 937-374-5669 or email [email protected]

Junior Golf League

XENIA — WGC Golf Course will also have its Wednesday Junior Golf League starting at 10:45 a.m. June 29. This nine-hole league will continue each Wednesday through July. Golfers with some playing experience are welcome to compete. The league was started back in 1975 by Jim Beaver and Garay Goecke who will supervise play each week. Information about the league can also be found at www.wgcgolfcourse.com.

Greene Trails Cycling Classic

XENIA — The 2016 Greene Trails Cycling Classic will take place July 14-17 with the Greene County Fairgrounds Recreation Center serving as home base for the hundreds of cyclists expected to attend from all over the region. Excursions will be planned for each day of the event.

Registration includes Fairgrounds Recreation Center campsite, Support and Gear (SAG), fully-supported rest stops, purchase pick-up, breakfast daily and all evening entertainment including meal on Thursday and Saturday night -if registered for Thursday and Saturday.

Reduced Greene County Resident Rate includes all SAG, Rest Stops, Purchase Pick Up, Century Ride Award, Tent Camping and Breakfast. Additional and optional costs may include $10 per evening for entertainment; T-shirt, $15; and GTCC Jersey, $65.

A brochure and registration form is available on the website at www.gcparkstrails.com, by calling 937-562-6440 or emailing [email protected]


Dynamo win first match

DAYTON — This past Sunday, the Dayton Dynamo took on Ft. Wayne Sports Club in a friendly. The Dayton starting eleven included four players making their club debut. Noah Kummer, currently playing for Bowling Green University, got the nod in goal. Baye Kebe, former Senegal National Team member and UEFA Champions League player, debuted as a defensive-midfielder. Scoring got started early as debut striker Maik Schoonderwoerd, a former Dayton Flyers standout, poked home a misplayed ball by the Ft. Wayne keeper.

Ten minutes later, it was Schoonderwoerd again, this time from the penalty spot after Christian Myton was brought down in the box. Michael and Mitch Deyhle hooked up for Dayton’s third goal, just before halftime. Ft. Wayne pressed hard in the second half for a goal, but the Dynamo held strong. Trae Collins and Henok Alemayehu each added a goal in the closing minutes, as the Dynamo rolled to a 5-0 win. The team hosts Kalamazoo FC at 7 p.m. Friday, June 3 at Welcome Stadium.

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send sports information to: [email protected], or to: [email protected]

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send sports information to: [email protected], or to: [email protected]