COLUMBIAN: Anyone interested in placing an add in ad in the Columbian sports program contact Marcia Focht at (567) 207-7099 by Aug. 1.
GOLF: Rick Sanford leads the second five weeks of the Old Fort Ex-Hi Over 50 League with 141 points, while Ron Johnson is second with 140. Prize holes went to Carl Factor (closest second shot No. 11), Greg Huber (longest putt No. 15) and Randy Fry (closest to pin No. 16).
n The prize winners at the Baumann Women’s Monday Night Scramble League at Clinton Heights were Angie Bour (No. 15 and No. 16) and Stephanie Miller and Donna Thacker (No. 18). Debbie Kisabeth and Bonnie Scherger lead the league.
n The team of Dick Best, Jim Miccichi, Dale Wisebaker and Jim Heyman shot 1 under to win Monday’s Retirees League at Seneca Hills. Prize winners were Frank Michniak (long putt No. 12), Tim Mannas (closest to the pin No. 16). Mannas also had the low gross with a 34.
n Nate Hartman and Mike Porter along with Nate Reamer and Mike Reamer are tied for the lead at 27 points in the last third of the Men’s Wednesday night Catholic League at Seneca Hills. Mark Dircksen shot the low gross with a 35 and also had the low net with a 30.
n Griffin Bunting won Tuesday’s open gym at Seneca Hills with a 41, while Andrew Combs was second with a 47.
n Four teams shot 14 under to beat out five other teams at 13 under in the Bump’s Traveling Group scramble at Hillcrest in Findlay. Winning on the fifth handicap hole was the team of Doug Smyzer, Herb Love, Bruce Hickle and Cash Pixley. In second was Bill Stallsworth, Sam Paradiso, Doug Hufford and John Armstrong. Next week’s outing will be held at Clinton Heights, beginning at 9 a.m.
n Six teams are withi8n one point of the lead in the final third of the Monday Morning Reineke two-man scramble league at Clinton Heights. Mike Hampp and Ted Rombach are tied with Skip Halcomb and Dick Hall at 67 points. Prize winners were Hampp, Halcomb, Keith Breighner and Jim Carter won two prize holes.
n Prize winners for the Seneca Hills Tuesday Morning Ladies League were Paula Wise (closest in two No. 11), Linda Lawrence (long drive from black tees No. 17), Barb Kuhn (long drive from red tees No. 17) and Carla Siebenaller (low putts).
n Ken Ziebold leads the second session of the Phat Cake Par Tee League with 97 points, while Mike Gibson is second with 93 points. Skins games went to Jack Rose and Ron Schramm. Andy Halcomb shot the low round with a 39. Prize winners were Ray Nutter (pin shot No. 11), Len Gosche (long putt No. 18), Gibson (long putt No. 16), Rose (long drive No. 10) and Ziebold (proximity shot No. 13). The second session concludes Thursday.
n The New Riegel Athletic Boosters will host the Teresa Kessler Big Cup scramble Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. at the Fostoria Country Club. All holes will have 8-inch cups except for par 3s. Entry fee is $200 per four-player team, which includes golf, cart, lunch and skins. Entries will be taken by calling Bob at (419) 934-0227 or Darrell (419) 310-0553 until Sept. 8. All profits will go the Teresa Kessler Scholarship Fund.
n Tiffin-Seneca United Way is hosting its 6th annual outing at Clinton Heights Sept. 8. Registration starts at 7:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $200 for a team, $100 for a hole sponsor and $500 for a major sponsor. The outing includes golf, cart, lunch and two drink tickets per person. There will be door prizes, hole contests, skins, mulligans and a 50/50 drawing. Larry and CJ Kisabeth, golf outing chairs are looking for major sponsors, hole sponsors, door prize sponsors and teams. To become a sponsor or register a team go online at www.tiffin-seneca-unitedway.org and click on events, or contact Reannon Hayes at (419) 448-0355 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
OHSAA MEETING: All fall sports athletes and parents for Old Fort, there will be a mandatory OHSAA meeting July 31 at 7 p.m. in the high school commons. They will be implementing electronic forms that will replace all paperwork that has needed to be filled out at meetings in previous years. Plan to attend this meeting.
YOUTH FOOTBALL: There is a Youth League Football draft and Youth Cheerleading registration today at 10 a.m. at Hedges-Boyer Park in the shelter by the D-league baseball field at the base of the circle. Any child in Seneca County entering grades 3-6 is eligible to participate. There will be a second draft July 28 for any player unable to attend today’s. They will held rain or shine. Any questions, contact Paul Shoemaker at (419) 618-4058 before 10 p.m.
FALL BASEBALL: The Tiffin Cal Ripken D League is taking sign-ups for the 12th year of fall baseball. This league is for 10 year olds, who turn 11 before May 1 2019 and for 11 and 12 year olds, but did not turn 13 before May 1 of this year. This is open to any individuals whether they are boys or girls who live in town or county no matter where they live, they can play. The fee is $60 for one player, but there is a discount for multiple players in the same household. Balks, dropped third strikes and leadoffs are in play for this league. The deadline to register and fee paid is July 27. To register or for more information, call Jeff Hohman at (419) 448-7321.
SOFTBALL: The 21st annual Laurie Mann Memorial Tournament at Port Clinton Waterworks Park is Friday-Saturday. It is a USSSA men’s qualifier with the proceeds going to a scholarship fund for a graduating senior. Call Mike Williamson for details at (419) 603-7687.