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CENTRAL OHIO

Gym Rat Basketball holding tournament

Gym Rat Basketball will hold a 3-v-3 tournament June 20 at Concord Park in Delaware for boys and girls in third grade through high school. For more information and registration, contact Sharon Kaplan at skaplanb@aol.com or (614) 545-8357, or visit www.basketballgymrats.com.

Faust to be speaker at ODU fundraiser

Former Notre Dame football coach Gerry Faust will be the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Black & Gold Club Kickoff on Aug. 6 at Ohio Dominican.

Faust, an Ohio native, coached Notre Dame from 1981-85, compiling a 30-26-1 record in six seasons and guiding the Fighting Irish to victory in the 1983 Liberty Bowl. He went on to coach Akron from 1986-94, posting a 43-53-3 record in nine seasons.

Before coaching at the college level, Faust coached Cincinnati Moeller High School for 18 seasons, compiling a 174-17-2 record. The Crusaders won five state titles and four mythical national championships during his tenure.

Faust, who earned three letters as quarterback for the University of Dayton, joins a distinguished group of speakers who have appeared at the annual Black & Gold Club event, including Archie Griffin, Clark Kellogg, Chris Spielman, Joe Theismann and Jim Tressel.

The Black & Gold Club provides financial support for ODU athletics. The fundraiser includes a dinner, silent and live auctions and a raffle.

For more information, visit ohiodominican.edu and select “athletics.”

Area baseball players honored

Several athletes who played high school baseball in central Ohio earned all-Ohio Athletic Conference honors this spring.

Making the first team were Otterbein junior first baseman Jake Simmerman (Westerville Central), Ohio Northern junior utility player Nick Eltzroth (DeSales) and Baldwin Wallace senior first baseman Kyle Chontos (Pickerington North).

Making the second team were Otterbein junior outfielder Tyler Kent (Grove City) and Muskingum sophomore outfielder Austin DeVore (Grove City).

Making honorable mention were Otterbein senior designated hitter Ty Compton (Granville), Capital sophomore outfielder Jake Foley (Licking Heights) and Heidelberg freshman pitcher Sam Ankrom (Thomas Worthington).

Charity lacrosse event scheduled

Shootout for Soldiers, a 24-hour lacrosse event benefiting wounded American soldiers, will be held July 10 and 11 at Thomas Worthington High School.

Those interested in participating can register at www.ShootoutForSoldiers.com. The games are open to male and female participants, with no age restrictions.

Since its inception in 2012, Shootout for Soldiers has raised more than $500,000 for wounded U.S. service members, according to organizers. Last year, events in Baltimore and New York attracted more than 21,000 spectators.

Watterson to hold summer camps

Watterson High School will play host to several camps this summer, including for boys basketball, girls basketball, baseball, field hockey, football, tennis, girls volleyball, weight training and wrestling. Dates and times for various grade levels, cost and registration forms can be found at www.bishopwatterson.com.

Baseball academy offering programs

Ron Golden’s baseball academy will hold various programs at Huntington Park.

The schedule includes a youth academy June 8-11 for players entering grades 3-8, a high school academy June 15-18 for players entering grades 9-12 and a summer development program June 29-July 31 for selected high school and college players.

For more information and registration, visit www.rgbaseball.com.

Lennon 5k/10k set for June 27

The Bob Lennon Memorial 5k/10k will be held June 27 at Alum Creek Park North in Westerville. For information and registration, visit sfdstallions.org/lennonloop.

Area lacrosse players honored

Several athletes who played high school boys lacrosse in central Ohio earned all-North Coast Athletic Conference honors in men’s lacrosse this spring.

Junior attacker Marcus Dietz, a Westerville resident and DeSales graduate, was named Offensive Player of the Year. Joining him on the first team were Wittenberg junior attacker Andrew Fuss (Gahanna) and Ohio Wesleyan senior defender Steve Barnett (Upper Arlington).

Making the second team were Denison junior midfielder James Meager (Worthington Kilbourne) and Kenyon senior defender Ben Grindle-deGraaf (Upper Arlington).

Wittenberg junior attacker Thomas Fuss (Gahanna) made honorable mention.

Capital holding sports camps

Capital University is offering camps this summer in football, boys basketball, girls basketball, boys soccer, girls soccer and softball. For more information and registration, visit athletics.capital.edu/camps/index.

Reds legends clinic scheduled

The 22nd annual Cincinnati Reds legends charity youth baseball clinic will be held June 22-24 at VFW Field in Marietta.

Former Reds scheduled to participate include Eric Davis, Todd Benzinger, Eddie Milner and Leo Cardenas.

There are 125 spots available. To register, call event director Mike Wagner at (740) 373-3476 by June 17.

Wooster holding girls soccer camps 

The College of Wooster is offering residential soccer camps June 14-17 and June 29-July 2 for girls ages 10-18. For more information and registration, visit www.woostersoccercamp.com.

Registration open for hockey camp

Registration is underway for the Donskov Hockey Development Camp, which will be held July 13-24 at Chiller Easton. For more information and to register, visit www.donskovhockey.com or contact Paul Donskov (614) 523-3112 or info@donskovhockey.com.

Ohio Fury sets tourney schedules

The Ohio Fury will hold its “Star Spangle Shootout” baseball and softball tournaments June 26-June 28 at K.C. Geiger Park in St. Marys.

For baseball, there are 14U, 16U and 18U/American Legion divisions. For softball, there are 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U divisions.

For more information, contact Mike Short at (419) 738-3795 or mshort@bright.net. Entry forms are available at www.eteamz.com/ohiofury1.

Spielman football camp set for July

The eighth annual Chris Spielman Football ProCamp will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. July 14 and 15 at Dublin Coffman High School.

Spielman, a former All-American linebacker at Ohio State, will direct the camp along with area prep and college coaches. The camp is open to boys and girls of all skill levels in grades 1-8.

For more information and registration, visit ChrisSpielmanCamp.com.

Registration open for hockey camp

Registration is underway for the Donskov Hockey Development Camp, which will be held July 13-24 at Chiller Easton. For more information and to register, visit www.donskovhockey.com or contact Paul Donskov (614) 523-3112 or info@donskovhockey.com.

Police-Fire Games to be held in June

The Ohio Police and Fire Games is registering competitors for this year’s event, which will be held June 14-19 in the Youngstown area.

The Olympic-style competition, which is in its 38th year, is for Ohio’s active and retired law enforcement, firefighter and military personnel. Proceeds benefit several charities.

More than 40 events will be offered this year, including softball, soccer, basketball, darts, golf, track and field, cycling, swimming and weightlifting.

For more information and registration, visit www.TheOhioPoliceandFireGames.org.

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BEXLEY

BHS holding basketball camp

The Bexley High School boys basketball camp for grades 3-9 is scheduled for Monday, June 1, through June 4. For more information and registration, contact Brycen Baugh at brycen.baugh@bexleyschools.org.

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CANAL WINCHESTER/GROVEPORT

Moling named All-American

Ohio State senior men’s gymnast Drew Moling, a 2011 Canal Winchester High School graduate, earned All-American honors by tying for fourth on rings in the NCAA Event Championships on April 11 at the University of Oklahoma.

A two-time team captain and four-year letterwinner for the Buckeyes, Moling also was first-team all-Big Ten this season.

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CLINTONVILLE

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DELAWARE/SUNBURY

Basketball camp scheduled for Hayes

The Delaware Hayes High School Junior Pacer basketball camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 1-5. For more information and to register, contact coach Jordan Blackburn at

blackbjo@delawarecityschools.net.

Hayes holding football camp

The Delaware Hayes High School youth football camp for grades 3-8 is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon June 22-24. For more information and registration, visit delawarepacersfootball.com.

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DUBLIN

Robinson wins golf tourney in Michigan

Taby Robinson, a freshman at Dublin Jerome High School, earned medalist honors in the girls division of the Preseason Junior at Fieldstone Golf Club held May 2 and 3 in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Robinson, 15, shot 16-over-par 160 (82-78) to win the 20-player event, finishing one stroke ahead of Samantha Kellstrom of Saline, Mich., and Marissa Kirkwood of New Castle, Pa.

The Preseason Junior at Fieldstone is conducted by the American Junior Golf Association.

Last fall, Robinson helped the Jerome girls golf team win its fourth consecutive Division I state championship.

Coffman boosters holding fundraiser

The Dublin Coffman Quarterback Club will hold its first “Tailgate for Treasures” yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 13 at Coffman Stadium.

The club is seeking donations of gently used items, including furniture, household goods, clothes, books and tools. Coffman football players will begin picking up the items June 1. To schedule a pickup, email coffmanqbclub@gmail.com.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Maria’s Message and unsold items will be donated to AMVETS.

For more information, visit www.coffmanfootball.com.

Herceg competes in Junior All-Star

Dublin Jerome High School sophomore Jack Herceg shot a 3-over-par 147 to tie for fourth in the Junior All-Star golf tournament held April 24-26 at Longaberger.

Graham Corbin of Inman, S.C., won the tournament in a playoff after finishing in a three-way tie for first at 146.

One of 15 events in the AJGA Junior All-Star Series, the tournament was open to boys and girls ages 12-15.

St. John helps OSU win title

Noelle St. John, 19, of Dublin, is a member of the Ohio State synchronized swimming team that won the program’s 29th national championship March 28. No Ohio State team has won more national titles.

St. John, a freshman, also earned All-American honors at the event.

Brown named all-NCAC

Denison freshman Courtney Brown was named first-team all-NCAC in women’s tennis.

Brown posted a 14-5 record while playing first and second singles.

Brown is a Watterson graduate and a Dublin resident.

Jerome holding basketball camp

The third annual Celtic Basketball Camp for players in grades K-9 will be held June 8-11 at Dublin Jerome High School and Grizzell Middle School. For more information and registration forms, visit www.jeromebasketball.com.

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GAHANNA

GLHS to hold basketball camp

The Gahanna Lincoln High School boys basketball camp will be held June 15-18. Boys in grades 3-5 will participate from 9 to 11:30 a.m., followed by boys in grades 6-8 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. For camp forms, visit gahannalincolnathletics.com.

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GRANDVIEW

Grandview junior swimmers stand out

Five swimmers from Grandview Heights helped the Ohio State Swim Club win the Junior Olympic age group state championships held March 13-15 at Bowling Green State University.

In individual events, Calvin Furbee, 14, competed in the 200-yard butterfly (fourth, 2 minutes, 1.39 seconds), 100 fly (ninth, 54.04), 50 freestyle (14th, 23.28), 100 free (12th, 50.6), 200 free (12th, 1:49.5) and 400 individual medley (21st, 4:33.58).

Keelin O’Connor, 14, competed in the 200 backstroke (22nd, 2:13.53), 400 IM (28th, 4:57.48), 200 IM (25th, 2:18.5), 100 free (52nd, 57.0) and 100 back (35th, 1:02.85).

Leah Stamm, 12, competed in the 50 back (second, 29.33), 50 breaststroke (ninth, 32.42), 100 back (sixth, 1:02.36), 50 fly (17th, 29.18), 100 IM (fourth, 1:03.1), 100 breast (10th, 1:11.51) and 200 IM (sixth, 2:17.57).

Annie Volker, 12, competed in the 50 back (48th, 32.24), 50 breast (82nd, 37.85), 50 fly (56th, 30.83) and 50 free (70th, 28.3).

Phoebe Ferguson, 11, competed in the 100 back (23rd, 1:06.82), 50 fly (70th, 31.83) and 50 back (32nd, 31.57).

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GROVE CITY

GCHS starting athletics hall

Nominations are needed for the charter class of the Grove City High School Athletics Hall of Fame.

Those eligible for consideration include athletes, coaches, administrators and individuals who have contributed to Greyhounds athletics.

Nomination forms and criteria may be obtained at www.gchsgreyhounds.com under the “HOF” link. Nominations are due by June 1, after which time the selection committee will meet.

The inaugural class is scheduled to be introduced at the football team’s home opener.

GCHS holding baseball camp

The Grove City High School baseball program will hold a camp from 9 a.m. to noon June 22-25 for players ages 6-14. For more information and registration, contact coach Ryan Alexander at ryan.alexander@swcsd.us.

Boys basketball camp set for CCHS

Central Crossing High School will play host to a basketball camp from 8:30 to 11 a.m. June 15-17 for boys entering grades 4-9. For more information and registration, contact coach Anthony Mangette at mangette.1@napls.us or (614) 864-8347.

CCHS to hold basketball camp

Central Crossing High School will hold a girls basketball camp from 6 to 8 p.m. June 15-17 for players entering grades 4-8. For more information and registration, contact coach Neil Hohman at neil.hohman@swcsd.us or (614) 578-7385.

CCHS volleyball schedules camp

The Central Crossing High School girls volleyball program will hold a camp from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 8-10 for girls in grades 3-9. For more information, contact Kelly Morgan at gusifer@yahoo.com. For registration forms, visit www.centralcrossingcomets.org.

GCHS holding basketball camps

Grove City High School will play host to basketball camps June 9-12 for boys entering grades 4-9 and June 9-11 for boys entering grades K-3. The registration deadline for both is May 28. For registration forms, visit gchsgreyhounds.com.

GCHS offering football camp

The Grove City High School football camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 15-18 for boys entering grades 4-9. Registration forms can be picked up at the high school. Contact coach Mike Lanza with questions at (614) 888-2655.

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HILLIARD

Darby holding basketball camps

The Hilliard Darby High School boys basketball program is offering camps in June.

A shooting camp for grades 1-6 is scheduled for June 4 and 5. Panther Camp, with sessions for grades 1-6 and 7-8, is scheduled for June 15-18.

To register, visit darbypanthers.hilliardschools.org. Contact coach Chris Maul at chris_maul@hboe.org with questions.

Summer workout program offered

Hilliard Davidson High School cross country coach Nate King will lead a free summer-conditioning program for boys and girls entering grades 6-8. Athletes from any sport are welcome to participate. For more information, contact King at nathan_king@hboe.org.

Girls basketball camp scheduled

Hilliard Bradley High School will play host to a basketball camp June 8-11 for girls in grades 1-8. For more information and registration, contact coach Kathy Lindsey at kathy_lindsey@hboe.org.

Boys soccer camp planned

The Hilliard Bradley, Darby and Davidson high school boys soccer teams will hold a combined boys youth soccer camp July 7-9. For more information and a registration form, visit www.davidsonboyssoccer.com.

Bradley holding basketball camp

The Hilliard Bradley High School boys basketball camp will be held June 15-18 for grades K-8. For more information and registration, contact coach Brett Norris at brett_norris@hboe.org.

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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

Bowling program holding fundraiser

The Marysville High School bowling program will hold a fundraiser at 2 p.m. June 13 at Marysville Lanes. The event includes 50/50 drawings and a silent auction. For more information, contact coach Ray Cusack at (614) 746-7508 or cusacks112301@yahoo.com.

Boys basketball camp scheduled

The Marysville High School boys basketball program will play host to a camp June 2-5 for boys entering grades 3-9. To register, visit www.monarchbasketball.com.

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NEW ALBANY

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NORTHLAND

Northland honors former coach Deyo

Northland High School has renamed its wrestling room in honor of former coach Chuck Deyo.

The wrestling room also was repainted for a ceremony that took place April 10.

Deyo, who also coached softball at the school for 25 years, led the wrestling program from 1969-95.

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NORTHWEST

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OLENTANGY

Homorody wins Cap City event

Jason Homorody of Lewis Center won the Cap City Quarter Marathon on May 2 in 41 minutes, 27 seconds. He finished first of nearly 2,500 competitors.

Liberty offering field hockey camps

The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey program will hold a clinic from 5:30 to 8 p.m. May 28 for beginners and experienced players. Also, a youth camp is scheduled for 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 13-16. For more information and registration, visit www.olhscamps.com.

Olentangy holding volleyball camps

Volleyball camps for girls entering grades 1-12 will be held at Olentangy High School in June and July. For more information and registration, visit www.localevelevents.com or contact coach Michelle Mimna at michelle_mimna@olsd.us.

Ball earns SEC honor

Olentangy Liberty High School graduate Olivia Ball has been named the Southeastern Conference’s Female Freshman of the Year for swimming and diving.

Ball, who competes for Georgia, won the SEC 3-meter springboard title. For Liberty, the 2014 graduate won three Division I state diving titles.

Frash competes in Boston Marathon

Joshua Frash, a 2010 Olentangy Liberty High School graduate and senior at Ohio University, ran in the Boston Marathon on April 20. He finished with a time of 2 hours, 41 minutes, 8 seconds, putting him 320th overall of about 30,000 competitors, 282nd in his age division and 305th in the men’s overall division.

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PICKERINGTON

Pickerington native earns coaching award

Wheaton College baseball coach Matt Husted, a 1991 graduate of Pickerington High School, was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Coach of the Year.

In his third season, Husted led the Thunder to a 21-21 record, including 14-7 in the league. Wheaton finished second to North Central, which finished 16-5.

Husted, a 1995 graduate of Miami University, is the third Wheaton coach to win the award since its inception in 1980.

Previously, Husted was an assistant at Michigan (2008-12), Toledo (2003-07), Eastern Illinois (2002-03) and Bowling Green (1998-2002).

North holding basketball camp

Pickerington High School North will play host to a girls basketball camp June 15-18 for grades 2-5 (9 to 11:30 a.m.) and 6-9 (12:30 to 3 p.m.). For information and registration, contact coach Dave Butcher at (614) 830-2730.

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REYNOLDSBURG

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UPPER ARLINGTON

Vannatta named all-NCAC in tennis

Upper Arlington High School graduate Eric Vannatta was named second-team all-NCAC in men’s tennis.

Vannatta and doubles partner Alec Kaczkowski posted an 11-7 record for DePauw this season.

UA SwimAmerica offering lessons 

Upper Arlington SwimAmerica is taking registrations for its summer swimming lessons. To register, visit www.centralohioswimamerica.com. Send questions to UASwimAmerica@gmail.com.

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WEST SIDE

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WESTERVILLE

Lacrosse camp planned for Central

The Westerville Central High School lacrosse camp for boys in grades 3-8 is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon July 13-15. For more information and registration, visit www.wchsmenslax.org.

Golf outing to benefit foundation

The Shaun Stonerook Foundation will hold a golf outing June 22 at the Medallion Club in Westerville. The foundation is dedicated to helping with adoption-based issues. For more information on the golf outing and registration, visit www.shaunstonerookfoundationgolf.com.

Gresh earns NCAC honor

Ohio Wesleyan junior outfielder Lilly Gresh, a Westerville North High School graduate, was named honorable mention all-North Coast Athletic Conference in softball. She batted .326 with nine RBI this season.

Basketball skills camp set for North

The Westerville North High School girls basketball skills camp for grades 1-8 is scheduled for June 1-4. For more information and registration, visit www.westervillenorth.com/athletics.

North holding basketball camps

The Westerville North High School boys basketball camps for grades 3-6 and middle school students will be held May 26-29. For more information and registration, contact coach Shan Trusley at trusleys@wcsoh.org.

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WHITEHALL

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WORTHINGTON

Basketball clinics planned for Thomas

The Thomas Worthington High School boys basketball program will hold player workout sessions June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 and July 6, 13 and 20 for players entering grades 3-8.

Also, camps are scheduled for June 16-18 (grades 1-5) and June 22-24 (grades 6-8).

For more information and registration, contact coach Sean Luzader at sluzader@worthington.k12.oh.us.

Thomas holding softball clinic

The Thomas Worthington High School softball clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 23. For more information and registration, contact coach Tim Masie at timmasie@yahoo.com.

Thomas offering soccer camps

The Thomas Worthington High School boys soccer program will hold camps from 6 to 8 p.m. July 6-10 for boys and girls in grades K-8. For more information and registration, visit twhsmenssoccer.com.

Shackelford earns academic honor

Thomas Worthington High School graduate Andrew Shackelford, a sophomore wrestler at Baldwin Wallace, has been named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association scholar all-American team.

Shackelford, who has a 3.68 GPA in exercise science, went 30-12 this season while competing in the 197- and 285-pound weight classes. He has a 48-27 career record.

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