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CENTRAL OHIO

Football officiating class offered

An Ohio High School Athletic Association-approved football officiating class will be held 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 16, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept 18 at the Ohio State Recreation and Physical Activity Center, Building 246, 337 Annie and John Glenn Ave.

Participants will receive the mandatory hours of instruction and field time needed for a Class 2 football official’s license.
For more information, call 614-946-6167 or email ffeeney45@gmail.com.

Basketball officiating class offered

An Ohio High School Athletic Association-approved basketball officiating class will be held from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Sundays from Sept. 18 to Nov. 20 at Worthington Kilbourne High School, 1499 Hard Road, Columbus.

Cost is $140 and includes all class materials, instruction, court time and OHSAA dues. Register at officials.myohsaa.org.

For more information, call 614-406-0969 or email paulmmelcher@hotmail.com.

Club swim team holding tryouts

The Greater Columbus Swim Team of Ohio is holding tryouts for its fall season, which begins Sept. 12.

Athletes will be screened for their swimming level at the tryout and have a two-week trial period on the team.

Swimmers ages 6 to 18 can participate. To schedule a tryout date, email stevenye@sbcglobal.net with the athlete’s name, age and a telephone number.

For more information, visit gcsto.com or call 614-478-5445.

Race slated for Sept. 22

Runners, joggers and walkers are invited to participate in an evening race and post-race happy hour at 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at Genoa Park, 303 W. Broad St., Columbus.

The Gildan Esprit de She women’s 5K/10K race series begins with a timed 5K or 10K and ends with a lifestyle market that will include free champagne and wine, healthy food, live music and a beauty bar.

For more information, visit espritdeshe.com/columbus-oh.

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BEXLEY

BHS to hold alumni tourney

Bexley High School will play host to an alumni tennis tournament from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at the school tennis courts, 293 S. Stanwood Road.

The free community event will feature local food trucks, activities for children and play by former Bexley all-state players. The tournament will honor the memory of two-time state doubles champion and Bexley graduate Andrew Stern.

To enter or to become a sponsor, call 614-338-2093 or email bef@bexleyschools.org. A sign-up form is available at bit.ly/25KnhqC.

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CANAL WINCHESTER/GROVEPORT

Jennings named to Reinhardt hall of fame

Brandon Jennings, a 2002 graduate of Bloom-Carroll High School and a Canal Winchester native, is among the nine individuals named to the inaugural Reinhardt University Athletics Hall of Fame class.

Jennings, a 6-foot-6 guard, scored more than 1,500 points in two seasons with the Reinhardt men’s basketball team. He averaged 29.8 points and was named an NAIA third-team All-American as a senior after averaging 19.1 points and being named an honorable mention All-American as a junior.

Jennings will be inducted to the hall of fame in a ceremony Sept. 30.

Reinhardt is located in Waleska, Georgia.

CWHS hall of fame inductees announced

Canal Winchester High School recently announced the 24th class of inductees into its Athletic Hall of Fame and Award of Merit program.

Drew Dosch, Rusty Green and Doug Roberts will be inducted into the Hall of Fame, and Sue Edwards will be given the Award of Merit. The 1987 volleyball team also will be inducted.

The induction banquet will take place Sept. 2. For more information or to make a reservation, call 614-738-3304 or email jerryandsue1@sbcglobal.net.

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CLINTONVILLE

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DELAWARE/SUNBURY

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DUBLIN

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GAHANNA

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GRANDVIEW

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GROVE CITY

Marzano named Capital men’s lacrosse coach

Grove City resident and Hilliard Davidson High School graduate Dom Marzano recently was named head coach of the men’s lacrosse program at Capital University.

Marzano, an assistant coach with the Ohio Machine of Major League Lacrosse the last three years, spent the last four years creating the men’s lacrosse program at Wilmington College. In his time there, he helped coach four all-Ohio Athletic Conference selections, including two honorable mention picks in 2016.

Marzano also has served as a coach and league coordinator with Max Elite Lacrosse in Upper Arlington since 2013.

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HILLIARD

Track club represented in national meet

Seven members of the Hilliard Track Club recently placed among the top 50 in events at the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships held July 25-31 in Sacramento, California.

Erica Kaulen placed highest, finishing 11th among girls 8 and younger in the 1,500 meters. She also placed 32nd in the long jump and 23rd in the 800. Talia Mazzulo finished 38th in the 800 and 46th in the 400 for the same age group, while Nicole Kaulen placed 38th in the 3,000 among girls 11-12 and Kate Budde took 43rd in the shot put among girls 9-10.

Kenny LaRue placed in three events among boys 8 and younger, finishing 31st in the 800, 32nd in the 400 and 43rd in the 200. Ryan Kaulen took 44th in the 800 for the same age group, while Alex Budde placed in two events among boys 15-16, finishing 46th in the long jump and 48th in the triple jump.

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JOHNSTOWN

Fundraiser set for baseball team

The second annual “Quarter Auction Fundraiser,” with ticket sales and proceeds benefiting the Johnstown-Monroe baseball team, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in the high school cafeteria. Doors open at 1 p.m.

For more information, contact Becky Newlon at (740) 281-6668.

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Fundraiser set for baseball team

The second annual “Quarter Auction Fundraiser,” with ticket sales and proceeds benefiting the Johnstown-Monroe baseball team, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in the high school cafeteria. Doors open at 1 p.m.

For more information, contact Becky Newlon at (740) 281-6668.

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LICKING COUNTY

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MARYSVILLE

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NEW ALBANY

NAYFL to hold opening day Aug. 28

The New Albany Youth Football League kicks off its 16th season with its opening day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at New Albany High School’s football stadium. For more information, visit nayfl.org.

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NORTHLAND

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NORTHWEST

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OLENTANGY

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PICKERINGTON

Elflein nominated for service award

Ohio State offensive lineman Pat Elflein, a Pickerington High School North graduate, recently was nominated for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

The honor is given to student-athletes who have made a commitment to community service and enriching the lives of others.

The final 25-member team will be announced in September.

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REYNOLDSBURG

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UPPER ARLINGTON

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WEST SIDE

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WESTERVILLE

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WHITEHALL

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WORTHINGTON

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