Local sports briefs


Hillsboro High School Boys Golf Tryouts in August

Hillsboro High School will be having tryouts for the 2017 boys golf team August 2 and 4 at 4:30 p.m. at the Hillsboro Elks Golf Club. This tryout is for boys that will be in 9-12 grade for the 2017-2018 athletic year. Please have your athletic sports physicals completed prior to attending.

8th Annual Alumni HHS Basketball Golf Scramble

The Hillsboro High School basketball program will host the 8th annual alumni HHS Basketball Golf Scramble on August 5 at the Elks golf course in Hillsboro. Tee times are available for 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The cost will be $200 per team to participate. Hole sponsorships are available.

Team and skill prizes will be awarded. There will also be $10,000 hole-in-one prize. Lunch and dinner appetizers will be provided and there will be a social gathering at the Elks Lodge following the event.

If you have any questions please contact Hillsboro varsity basketball coach Bruce Miles by phone at 937-403-8920.

6th Annual Veterans Golf Outing

The Highland County Veterans Honor Guard and Hillsboro Elks 361 will host the sixth annual Veterans Golf Outing on Sunday August 13 at the Elks Country Club in Hillsboro. The event will start at 12:00 p.m. with an Honor Guard Memorial Service and tee times will start at 1:00 p.m.

The outing will feature three divisions competing simultaneously; veterans open foursome (with at least two veterans), open foursome, and all female foursome. The cost to participate in the outing will be $200 per team (food, snacks, and non-alcoholic drinks provided) and hole sponsorships are available at $50 per hole. All proceeds benefit the Georgetown Veterans Home. Make checks payable to the Highland County Veterans Honor Guard.

The outing also offers skins, hole prizes, 50/50, and a raffle. There will also be awards for getting closest to the pin, the longest putt, and first and second place plaques for all three divisions. Sign up at the Elks Pro Shop by calling 937-393-3047.

For more information call 937-393-3730.

Highland County Board of DD Unified Special Olympics slow pitch softball tournament

The Highland County Board of DD will host a Unified Special Olympics slow pitch softball tournament this coming Saturday, August 19. The tournament will start at 9:30am at Liberty Park. Highland County, Fayette County, Fairfield County, and Madison County will be the teams participating in the tournament. The tournament is open to the public and admission is free.

If there are any questions please contact Nathan Boatman via email at nboatman@highdd.org or by phone at 937-393-7926