Sports Briefs

2017 McDonald’s Classic 3ON3 Tournament

The Tiger Youth Basketball Organization will be hosting the 2017 McDonald’s Classic 3ON3 Tournament July 14, 15, 16 at the McClain HighSchool/Greenfield Middle School, 200 North 5th St., Greenfield. Tournament is open to boys and girls teams in the 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, and 18U age groups (18U only open to players still enrolled in high school.) Up to four players per team. Register and view complete rules at Entry fee is $120 per team, a t-shirt will be given to each player, and teams are guaranteed to play at least three games. Entry deadline is July 1. There will be team awards given for first and second place finishers in all age groups. The event will also feature a 3-point shooting contest, a skills-n-drills competition, and a slam dunk contest. For more information email [email protected] or call 937-876-9698.

3rd Annual Twilight Glow Run

The Fairfield Athletic Boosters will be hosting the third annual Twilight Glow Run at the Highland Co. North Joint Fire & Ambulance Station in Leesburg on Friday July 28 with registration starting a 7 p.m. Kiddie Dash at 8:30pm Ages 5 and under. Entry fee of $5.00 includes glow necklace. No pre-registration.1 Mile Race at 9:00pm $20 pre-registration includes glow necklace and t-shirt. 5K Race at 10:00pm $20 pre-registration includes glow necklace and t-shirt.

The fee for registering after July 17 is $25. Participants can pre-register on, must be registered online or received by mail on or before Monday, July 17 to guarantee t-shirt. Make check payable to Fairfield Athletic Boosters. Mail check to Twilight Glow Run c/o Debbie Mangus, P.O. Box 535, Hillsboro, OH 45133.

8U Ironmen Midwest Tryouts in July

The 8U Ironmen Midwest (sponsored by Nike and Powered by Easton) have scheduled tryouts this year for Thursday July 27 and Sunday July 30 at 6:30pm. Players cannot turn 9 before May 1st, 2018. Tryouts will be held at the Lynchburg Old School Park, 330 Pearl Street, Lynchburg, Ohio 45142. Please bring your equipment to the tryout.

Please call 614-588-5026 or email [email protected] Matt West for more information.

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 [email protected] or by phone at 937-393-7926