Local Sports Digest




Sports scores/news wanted

GREENE COUNTY — The Xenia Daily Gazette, Fairborn Daily Herald and Beavercreek News-Current staff cannot be at every game. Therefore we need coaches, score keepers and/or a dedicated parent for each sports team in Greene County to provide game scores daily.

Our phone is on all the time 937-372-4444 press the prompt for the newsroom — call and leave a message at any time. If not by phone email us at [email protected] Please include first and last names of players and your team’s overall and league record where applicable. Contact John Bombatch at 937-502-4534 or email [email protected]


Broussard to headline Raider tip-off

FAIRBORN — ESPN basketball analyst Chris Broussard will be the featured speaker at the Second Annual Raider Tip-Off Premiere Thursday, Oct. 6. The Premiere acts as the launch to the 2016-17 basketball season and includes a VIP reception, silent auction, dinner, introductions of the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the guest speaker.

The VIP reception will begin at 6 p.m. with the main program starting at 7 pm on the Nutter Center arena floor. The Athletic Department will release more information on the VIP and General Admission tickets in the coming weeks.


Rain wins again

DEGRAFF — Rain and lightning once again forced Shady Bowl Speedway management to cancel its Saturday, Aug. 27 racing program. The Main Event Racing Series was to have been on hand to run a 100-lap feature for the super late models. No make up date has been set for the cancelled program.

The Bowl will not be racing on Saturday, Sept. 3. This will give the locals drivers and fans a chance to attend Speedfest at Winchester (Ind.) Speedway. The Bowl will also be shut down on Sept. 10. This date marks the last race ever at Columbus Motor Speedway after 71 years of racing allowing fans and drivers one more chance to see racing at the Obetz oval. The next race at the Bowl will be on Sunday, Sept. 11.

Drifting Series heads to Kil-Kare Raceway

WESTFIELD, Ind. — The Midwest Drift Union will bring the third round of its Championship Series to Kil-Kare Raceway on Sept. 17 in Xenia. The MDU was founded in 2010 as a Midwest regional feeder series with the intention of advancing the area’s top drifting competitors to the professional level. Last season, the top-3 drivers were rewarded with a Formula Drift Pro 2 competitors license.


Contact [email protected] for more information.

Contact [email protected] for more information.