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CENTRAL OHIO

Ohio State teams up with ALS Association

The ALS Association Central & Southern Ohio Chapter has partnered with the Ohio State baseball team for a Strike Out ALS event during the team’s game May 3.

The pregame ceremony will begin at 6:05 p.m. A representative from the ALS Association will throw out the first pitch.

To purchase tickets, call 614-292-5476. Anyone living with ALS who has registered with the chapter can reserve two free tickets by emailing lglaser@alsohio.org.

Reds legends to hold clinic in Marietta

The Cincinnati Reds legends will hold a youth baseball and softball clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 20-22 at VFW Field, 500 E. 8th St., Marietta.

Former Reds players Dave Parker, Todd Benzinger, Scott Williamson, Leo Cardenas, Stephen Larkin, Ron Oester and Tom Browning will be at the clinic, which will include pitching, hitting and fielding instruction for participants ages 4-19.

Meals and drinks will be provided. For more information, visit bit.ly/1UZ5qcD.

Baseball academy offering clinics

Ron Golden’s Baseball Academy will play host to a variety of baseball training clinics at Huntington Park.

Youth Spring Training for students in grades 3-8 will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. May 2-5; Player Evaluation Day will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 6 for grades 8-12 and the same time June 7 for grades 5-7; Summer High School Academy will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 14-16; Summer Youth Academy will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 20-23 and Summer Elite Hitting-Pitching Academy will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 27-30.

For information and registration, visit rgbaseball.com or call 614-236-8141.

Shootout for Soldiers lacrosse event planned

Shootout for Soldiers will hold a 24-hour lacrosse event benefiting veterans July 16 and 17 at Thomas Worthington High School.

The event will feature 24 consecutive one-hour games between teams that register in advance. The games are open to both male and female teams of all ages.

In 2015, Shootout for Soldiers Ohio raised $45,065 through the participation of 800 players and more than 6,500 attendees.

Registration is open at shootoutforsoldiers.com. Cost to register is $100 per team. Each team must also fundraise $750 to participate. Proceeds benefit the Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund, the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Semper Fi Foundation and Team RWB, as well as local charities.

Registration open for Police and Fire Games

Registration is open for the 39th annual Ohio Police and Fire Games, which will be held June 12-17 in Lancaster.

All first responders in law enforcement, firefighting and the military are invited to participate in the Games, which are being coordinated by the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office.

This year, about 40 events are being offered, including basketball, softball, racquetball, dodgeball, rugby, cycling, running, swimming, weightlifting, trap shooting, pistol and rifle events and K-9 competition.

For more information, visit theohiopoliceandfiregames.org or contact Games president Joseph A. Mahan at mahan@TheOhioPoliceandFireGames.org or (937) 335-4336, or Sgt. Jesse Hendershot of the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office at overallcoord@TheOhioPoliceandFireGames.org or (740) 652-7902.

Baseball tourney set for June 22-26

A wooden-bat baseball tournament for teams featuring players ages 16-18 will be held from June 22-26 at the Bob Cene complex in Struthers, Ohio. For more information and registration, contact Ken Quinn at (330) 719-0581.

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BEXLEY

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CANAL WINCHESTER/GROVEPORT

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CLINTONVILLE

British soccer camp planned

Challenger Sports has partnered with Columbus Parks and Recreation to play host to a weeklong British Soccer Camp from June 6-10 at the Whetstone Park of Roses, 3923 N. High St., Columbus.

The camp will be led by a British soccer coach from Challenger Sports. Each player who attends will leave the camp with a personalized skills evaluation.

Advance registration is encouraged. To register, visit challengersports.com. For more information, call 513-407-6739 or email gleckie@challengersports.com.

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DELAWARE/SUNBURY

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DUBLIN

Quarterback Club to hold yard sale

The Dublin Coffman High School Quarterback Club will hold a yard sale benefiting the Coffman football program from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 25 at Dublin Coffman Stadium.

Donations for the Tailgate for Treasures sale will be accepted from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturdays beginning April 16 at Coffman Stadium. Items should be clean, organized and in working order.

Donations can be in the form of anything from clothing to furniture or small appliances. Pickups will be available for donations.

To schedule a pickup, email coffmanqbclub@gmail.com. For more information, visit bit.ly/1XeXNge.

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GAHANNA

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GRANDVIEW

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GROVE CITY

Boys basketball camp scheduled

The Grove City High School boys basketball program will play host to a camp for boys entering grades 4-9 from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 6-10.

The camp will focus on shooting, ball-handling, passing and both individual and team defense.

The registration deadline is May 27. Applications are available at gchsgreyhounds.com.

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HILLIARD

High schools to hold soccer camp

The coaching staffs from Bradley, Darby and Davidson high schools will come together for an interscholastic soccer camp from 6 to 8 p.m. July 5-7 at the Spindler Soccer Complex, 2121 Spindler Road.

The camp is open to boys in grades 1-8. Each camper will receive a camp shirt, individual attention and small group instruction to improve his soccer skills.

To register, visit davidsonboyssoccer.com.

British soccer camp planned

Challenger Sports has partnered with Enchanted Care-Hilliard to offer a British soccer camp from June 13-17 at the Enchanted Care Kids Campus, 4394 Davidson Road.

The camp will be led by a British soccer coach from Challenger Sports. Each player will receive a personalized skills evaluation.

Advance registration is encouraged. To register, visit challengersports.com. For more information, call 513-407-6739 or email gleckie@challengersports.com.

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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

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NORTHLAND

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NORTHWEST

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OLENTANGY

Sanford wins tennis tourney

Alexandra Sanford, a student at Olentangy Orange High School, recently beat Ellie Douglas of McKinney, Texas, 6-4, 1-6, 6-1 in the Girls International Tennis Federation singles division final at the 49th annual Asics Easter Bowl in Indian Wells, Calif.

Sanford, 17, also won the Torey Fretz/Jackie Cooper Sportsmanship Award along with another USTA Midwest player, J.J. Wolf of Cincinnati.

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PICKERINGTON

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REYNOLDSBURG

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UPPER ARLINGTON

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WEST SIDE

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WESTERVILLE

Ulliman helps BW capture title

Kyle Ulliman of Westerville was part of the Baldwin Wallace University men’s Olympic sport racquetball team that recently captured the U.S. Intercollegiate Racquetball Division I national championship.

Ulliman, a sophomore, was the gold medal winner at No. 3 singles and took silver at No. 2 doubles with freshman Ethan Slutzky.

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WHITEHALL

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WORTHINGTON

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