Sports Briefs


2015 Hillsboro Indians Youth Basketball Camp

The Hillsboro Indians boys basketball team will be holding its 2015 youth basketball camp at the Hillboro High School June 22-25.

Grades 3,4, and 5 will go from 9 a.m. until 11:30, and grades 6,7, and 8 will run from 12:30 p.m. until 3.

The camp will include: Fundamental teaching stations/lectures, competitive team contests/drills, daily team league games/contests, quality instruction from Hillsboro coaching staff and players, and 1 on 1 champion, 5 on 5 champions, Hot Shot Champion, Dribble Tag Champion and Camper of the Week awards.

The cost of the camp is $40 and you can register on June 22.

If you have further questions, please contact HHS Athletic Department at (937) 393-9325 or Head Coach Bruce Miles at (937) 403-8920.

Leesburg Lions Club 5K Run

The Leesburg Lions Club will be sponsoring a 5K Run and one-mile Fun Walk at the Leesburg Festival on Saturday, June 20. Registration begins at the shelter house at the Leesburg Fire Department at 7:30 a.m., with the run/walk starting at 8:00 a.m. The registration cost is $15 and the first 40 participants will be given an event T-shirt, plus winning runners in the various age brackets will receive an award. For more information, contact Raymond Friend at (937) 763-0147.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Tournament

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Ohio announces their 7th annual golf event will be at the Jaycees Golf Course on Saturday June 27th. Golf for Kids’ Sake is a four person best ball tournament with teams competing for the first ever Carl Myers Founder’s Trophy.

Entry forms are available at the Chillicothe Jaycees Golf Course on Pleasant Valley Road. Golfers can also sign up on the web at the agency director’s website or you can call Big Brothers Big Sisters at 740-773-2447. Entry fees are $300 per team or $75 per golfer. Hole sponsorships with tee or green signage are available for $100.

Proceeds from the golf tournament support the agency that recruits volunteers to be a mentor for a child facing adversity. Children with a strong role model in their life do better at school, stay out of trouble, and have higher aspirations and more confidence.

Bill Pfister Gold Stick Classic

The Bill Pfister Gold Stick Classic wiffle ball tournament will be held Saturday, July 25 at 9 a.m. at the Old School Lynchburg Park.

Entry fee on or before July, 11 is $100 per team and $125 if before July 18.

Cash prizes and t-shirts for winner and t-shirts for runner up. There will also be a home run derby.

4-6 players allowed on roster, double elimination and players must be 14 years of age or older and all genders are welcome. There will be a

To register, download form from and mail it or drop off with payment. The schedule will be posted to the website by July 22.

If you have any questions please contact James Flowers at 937-763-4035 or [email protected]

Toys for Tots Cornhole Classic

The Highland County Toys for Tots Cornhole Classic has been rescheduled for Friday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at Samaritan Outreach, 537 N. East St., Hillsboro. Registration is $30 for teams of two or $15 for one.

The double elimination tournament will feature a cash prize for the winner, prize raffle and 50/50 raffle. Players of all skill levels can leave with a prize. Items donated from area businesses will be awarded at various bracket levels.

“Come support this great event and help us raise money and awareness for Highland County’s Toys for Tots program. All money raised stays right here and directly benefits area families in need during the holidays” said local Toys for Tots coordinator and Samaritan Outreach volunteer Becky Barnes.

Samaritan volunteers will be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs. Teams may register in person at Samaritan’s office, 537 N. East St., or can register online at For more information, contact Samaritan Outreach at 937-393-2220.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 5K

The 2nd annual 5K benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held Saturday, June 27 at McClain High School track. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. the run/walk at 9 a.m. The entry fee $20 (includes meal and T-shirt). For more information call Susie Reeves at 937-763-4909, Diane Ely at 937-876-9062 or Vicki Strain 937-981-4888.

Sugartree Ministries Golf Tournament

The 6th annual Sugartree Ministries Golf Tournament will be held Friday, June 19 at the Snow Hills Country Club near New Vienna. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. and tee-off is at noon. Lunch will be provided. There will be a hole-in-one contest for a new car and longest drive and closest to the pin contests. For more information call Jerry Stricker at 513-1295-1492.

Sports briefs compiled by Robert Stegbauer

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