Sports briefs


Coonhunters Card Shoots

The Highland County Coonhunters, located on Carper Lane three miles east of Hillsboro off U.S. Route 50, is trying to revive its card shoots starting at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 2. The shoots will be held every other Sunday. For more information call John Kidder at 937-466-2211.

HHS Alumni Golf event

The Hillsboro Alumni Golf Scramble will be held at the Elks Lodge on Saturday, Aug 8. Registration is $200 per team, with a four-man scramble and shotgun start. Tee times will be 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. A dinner will be provided along with door prizes, split the pot and mini challenges. All proceeds benefit the Hillsboro High School Athletic Department. Sign-ups will be held at the Elks Pro Shop or by calling the lodge at 937-393-3047. If you’d like to sponsor a hole or have questions about the event, contact Jarrod Hart at 937-763-6569 or email him at hart_jarrod@yahoo.com.

HDH Foundation Golf Outing

The Highland District Hospital Foundation will have the 2020 annual golf outing at Buckeye Hills Country Club in Greenfield on Friday, Aug 14. All sponsors and team fees are requested to be paid early to accommodate social distancing. The proceeds of this event will benefit the new oncology and med/surgical units. There is expected to be 144 golfers and they will be donating golfer swag bags to lucky individuals. Contact Cathy Jones at 937-393-6360 with questions.

25th Fairfield Lion Open

The Fairfield Music Association and Fairfield Athletic Boosters will hold the 25th annual Fairfield Lion Open Saturday, Aug. 15 at Buckeye Hills Golf Course. The four-man scramble tournament will open with a shotgun start at 12:45 p.m. with registration and lunch at 11:45 a.m. Registration is limited to the first 30 teams. The cost is $240 per team. Hole sponsorships are available for $100. For more information call Tom Purtell at 937-402-0218.

HCCAO Golf Outing

Highland County Community Action will host its 14th annual golf outing Friday, Aug. 21 at Buckeye Hills Country Club. Registration will open at 11 a.m. Shotgun scramble time is 1 p.m. Registration fees include the greens fee for 18 holes of golf, a cart and a lunch provided by All Seasons Catering. Prizes will be awarded to first and second place teams and most honest. To sign-up or find out more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Laura Bosier at 937-393-3458.