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Firebirds defeat Beavers

BEAVERCREEKTyler Martin rolled a match-best 507 two-game series to lead Fairmont (5-0, 5-0 Greater Western Ohio Conference, National East) to a 2,502 to 2,268 boys high school bowling win Jan. 11. It was Beavercreek’s first loss of the season.

Beavercreek (5-1, 4-1 GWOC National East)j was led by Grant Reeve who tossed a 451 series. The Beavers’ next match is scheduled to take place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at the La Salle Lancer Baker Bash, which will be held at Northwest Lanes in Cincinnati.

Beavers take first loss

BEAVERCREEK — Despite 300-series by Cameron Reich (386), Jenna Morgan (339) and Josselyn Terpenning, Beavercreek lost its first match of the season, 2,211 to 1,886 to Greater Western Ohio Conference National East foe Fairmont, Jan. 11.

Keirsten Schooler led the Firebirds with a match-high 502 series.

Beavercreek is scheduled to compete in the Lancer Girls tournament, 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 at Northwest Lanes in Cincinnati.

Love honored again

FAIRBORN — For a third time this year, Wright State’s Loudon Love earned Horizon League Freshman of the Week honors, conference officials announced Jan. 10.

Love, a 6-foot-10 center from Geneva, Ill., posted two double-doubles to lead the Raiders to a Michigan sweep over the weekend. He recorded 13 points and 14 rebounds at Detroit Mercy Friday night, and followed up with 25 points and 7 rebounds at Oakland on Sunday. For the two games, he went 15 of 24 from the field and eight of 11 from the free throw line. It was also the fifth time this year that a WSU player received this honor as Everett Winchester was selected twice in the first three weeks of the season.

The Raiders, 12-5 and 4-0 Horizon League, have won five straight games.

Spring Has Sprung 5K in April

XENIA — Registration is open for Greene County Public Health’s ninth annual “Spring Has Sprung” Healthy Families 5K Run/Walk, Saturday, April 14 at the Xenia YMCA, 135 E. Church St.

Registration and check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Xenia YMCA with a Zumba warm-up at 8:30 a.m. and the pet- and stroller-friendly run/walk beginning at 9 a.m. The course features a flat terrain in and around the Xenia area beginning and ending at the Xenia YMCA. There will also be a free “Wee OneRun” at 8:45 a.m. for ages 5 and younger.

The cost is $15 per person by Friday, April 6, which includes an event T-shirt (guaranteed). After April 6, including the day of the race, the cost is $20 per person (T-shirt included while supplies last). Teams of 10 or more are eligible to receive a discount. Interested groups should call Jillian Drew at 937-374-5683 or email [email protected] for more information.

Interested persons can register online now for the 5K at

Smith headlines WSU event

FAIRBORN — Major league pitcher and WSU baseball alum Joe Smith will be the keynote speaker for the 14th annual First Pitch Banquet Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at Moraine Country Club.

The First Pitch Banquet features a sit-down dinner, program, and a silent auction. The evening will all go to benefit current and future student-athletes of the Wright State baseball program. The cost is $70 for a general admission ticket and $1,000 for a VIP table (seats 10 guests). The VIP table includes a pre-event meet and greet cocktail hour with Smith and recognition during the program. Doors will open to the public with the silent auction beginning 6 p.m.

For more information contact Deanna Terelle at 937-775-4936 or [email protected]

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