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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

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

Watterson announces hall of fame inductees

During halftime of the Watterson High School football team’s game against Walnut Ridge on Aug. 26, seven new members of the school’s athletic hall of fame were honored.

Among the class inducted was current baseball coach Scott Manahan, who headed the program from 1991-2007 and has been back leading the program since 2010.

Other coaches honored were Mike Golden, who headed the football program from 1989-2002 and led the Eagles to the Division III state title during his final season, and Katie Brosmer, who was the field hockey coach from 1976-96 and also coached softball and track and field at the school.

The other honorees were Lara Fyda Filia (1998 graduate, field hockey and softball), Fritz Kaiser (1965 graduate, football, baseball and basketball), Matt Pusateri (2000 graduate, football, baseball and wrestling) and Shaun Rice (1997 graduate, football, baseball and basketball).

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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

Grove City baseball to hold golf outing

The Grove City High School baseball program will hold a golf outing at 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Oakhurst Country Club, 3223 Norton Road, Grove City.

The golf tournament is a captain’s choice, four-person scramble format. A dinner and awards presentation will be held after the tournament. Prizes include Nike golf clubs and Columbus Motor Speedway tickets.

The cost to register is $80 per player. Sponsorship opportunities start at $50. Proceeds benefit the Greyhounds baseball program.

For more information or to register, visit gchsgreyhounds.com/hq/fundraisers.

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

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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

Westerville North to hold boys basketball league

The Westerville North High School boys basketball program will play host to its annual fall league starting Sept. 21.

Games will be held the final two Wednesdays of September and each Wednesday in October. The third- and fourth-grade division will play from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., and the fifth- and sixth-grade division will play from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m.

For more information, email trusleys@wcsoh.org.

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WHITEHALL

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WORTHINGTON

Cross country program to hold Labor Day 5K

The Worthington Kilbourne High School Labor Day 5K, which benefits the school’s boys and girls cross country teams, will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 5, at Worthington Hills Elementary School, 1221 Candlewood Drive, Columbus.

The course is open to runners and walkers. Participants will receive a race T-shirt. The event also will feature a silent auction.

Day-of registration will begin at 8 a.m. Advance registration is $25, and day-of registration is $30.

For more information or to register in advance, visit bit.ly/2blQc34.

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