Sports Briefs


Southern Rounders Baseball tryouts

The 10U Southern Ohio Rounders baseball team are well on their way to filling their roster with top talent from Adams, Brown, Clinton and Highland counties. They have scheduled tryouts this year for Sunday July 31st from 5:00-6:30.

Players cannot turn 11 before May 1st, 2017. Tryouts will be held at:

Old School Park

330 Pearl Street

Lynchburg, Ohio 45142.

Please bring your equipment to the tryout.

If you are interested or cannot make this tryout date, please contact James Flowers 937-364-6143 or 937-763-4035. Email: [email protected].

2nd Annual Bill Pfister Wiffle Ball Tournament

The Second Annual Bill Pfister Gold Stick Classic Wiffle Ball Tournament will be held Saturday, August 6 starting at 9 a.m. at the Old School Park located at 330 Pearl Street, Lynchburg, Ohio 45142.

The cost is $100 per team and all ages 12 years and older are welcome.

Four to six players per roster.

To download a register form, please visit: or call James Flowers with any questions at 937-763-4035 or email him at [email protected].

2nd Annual Twilight Glow Run

The Fairfield High School cross country team will be holding its 2nd Annual Twilight Glow Run on Friday, July 29 with registration starting at 8 p.m. Last year’s race brought out over 250 participants and they are expecting more this year. New to the race this year will be fully automated chip timing technology.

The race will take place at the Highland County North Joint Fire and Ambulance Station in Leesburg and after registration the first event will be a kiddie dash at 8:30. Registration for that will be $5 if you pre-register and includes a glow necklace.

The one mile race will start at 9pm and is $20 for pre-registration and includes and glow necklace and t-shirt. The 5k race will be held at 10pm and is also $20 for pre-registration and includes the necklace and t-shirt.

There is a $25 registration fee after July 22 and you can go to to register before then.

There will be four different prize brackets for the one miles race and those are: 7 and under, 8-11, 12-15, and 16 and up. For the 5k race there are seven different prize brackets. 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50 and up. Prizes will be awarded to the top three males and females overall, plus the top three in each age bracket.

Compiled by Robert Stegbauer

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