Local Sports Briefs


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

Highland County Community Action Organization 11th Annual Golf Outing

The Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. will host their 11th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, August 25th at Buckeye Hills Country Club in Greenfield. Registration will open at 11:00 a.m. Registration for individual players will cost $50. There are plenty of opportunities for your business to be represented at the event as an event sponsor ($1000), corporate sponsor ($500), team ($200), hole ($100) or prize sponsor.

Prospective sponsors and players can pick up and return registration forms for the event at the Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. offices in Hillsboro or they may call the offices at 937-393-3458 to register by phone. Players or sponsors may also visit https://hccao.org/ to obtain a copy of the registration form. The deadline to register for the event is August 21.

Shotgun scramble time is 1 p.m. Registration fees include the greens fee for 18 holes of golf on the beautiful course, a cart and a lunch (11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.). Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd place teams and most honest. Great door prizes are also going to be given away. To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Ruth Cutright at 937-393-3458.

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