Briefs 4-5

JV BASEBALL: Columbian beat Fremont Ross, 13-10. Jack Burkes got the win while striking out four in 4 1/3 innings of relief. Aaron Sostaric had five hits, including two doubles, and six RBIs. Derek Bell, Bailey Hickman and Kyler Cook all had three hits while Cody Daniel added two.

JV TENNIS: Columbian doubles teams Eline Widman and Adam Young, Nate Ramsdell and Jacob English as well Tyler Hawk and Nate Wise all won their matches against Ross on Thursday night.

COACHES SOUGHT: Fremont St. Joseph seeks girls basketball, boys golf, boys tennis, boys swimming and girls swimming coaches. Send a resume and references to Gary Geller by e-mail at

n Buckeye Central seeks a co-head coach for cheerleading. Send a resume with references to Jan Bates at or (419) 492-2551.

HALL OF FAME: Nominations are being sought for the Upper Sandusky Athletic Hall of Fame. Forms are available in the high school office. Former Upper Sandusky athletes must be out of high school for 10 years to be eligible. The deadline for nominations is April 30.

GOLF: The Seneca Hills Monday Night Best Ball League will hold an organizational meeting Monday at 5:45 p.m. at the course. Single players and teams are welcome. For more information, call (419) 447-9446 or (419) 448-4422.

n The Tuesday Evening Steyer Seed Two-Man Scramble League at Clinton Heights is signing up players and teams. A meeting and night of fun is set for April 16, with the league starting April 23. For more information, stop by the course or call (419) 447-8863 or (419) 448-4361.

n The Bump’s Retirees Traveling Golf Group begins April 9 at Seneca Hills at 11 a.m. New golfers can call Bob Tiell at (419) 934-0227 or Mike Clouse at (419) 619-1609.

n The Clark Construction Ladies Thursday League will hold an organizational meeting April 18 at Clinton Heights. League play begins May 2. To join or for more information, call (419) 447-7441 or (419) 639-2087. A sign-up sheet is also available at the course.

n The DTS Par Tee Golf League starts May 2 at Clinton Heights. The league will last for 20 weeks and will be played in two halves. Interested golfers can sign up at Clinton Heights and pick up rules, information and schedule. Cost is $25. Call Dan Mathias at (419) 448-6738 for more details.

n Clinton Heights seeks teams for a Wednesday Late Shift Two-Man Scramble League, Tuesday Two-Man Best-Ball League, and a Tuesday Two-Man Scramble League.

n The Clinton Heights Senior League begins April 17. Sign in by 9:30 a.m. Tee times start at 10 a.m. The league is for players age 55 and older.

n The team of Frank Michniak, Chuck Wilbert and Gene Sherer carded two-under par to win the Thursday’s Retiree’s League at Seneca Hills. Dave Hershey (closest to pin on No. 6 and long putt on No. 7) was the lone prize hole winner.

n Allen Eiry Center is offering a weekly golf league for anyone over 50 years old at Seneca Hills. Play starts on April 25 at 8 a.m. Cost includes a one time fee of $15 for league and banquet expenses on top of green fees and cart per visit. For more information, call the Center at (419) 448-9774.

COMMUNITY DAY: Heidelberg will host free Community Day events prior to Saturday’s softball doubleheader with Muskingum at Jocko Huffman Field in Hedges-Boyer Park, and the April 20 baseball doubleheader with Mount Union at Peaceful Valley. Saturday’s event starts at 1 p.m., and the April 20 event starts at noon. Young fans can also run the bases and get player autographs after the doubleheaders. In case of inclement weather, the Community Day events will occur in Seiberling Gymnasium.

SPRING FLING: The Calvert Athletic Boosters Spring Fling is April 20 at the Knights of Columbus. Doors open at 4 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m., Texas Hold ‘Em at 6:30 p.m. and a reverse raffle at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but you must be 21 to enter. Reverse raffle tickets are $70 each. Grand prize is $2,000. Only 200 tickets will be sold.

HARDBALL COMPETITION: The Pitch, Hit & Run competition occurs April 14 at 12:30 p.m. at Oakley Park on the North and South Diamonds. Registration begins at 11:30 p.m. The free program is for boys and girls ages 7-14. Age is determined by the deadline date of July 13, 2013. Boys and girls will compete separately and are divided into the following age groups: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14. The all-around hitting, pitching and running champion from each age group will have the opportunity to advance to the sectional competition in Toledo. Participants will compete on pitching accuracy, hitting accuracy and distance as well as base running speed. For more information, contact Matt Coleman at (419) 448-5408 or

ADULT SOFTBALL: A men’s league is forming in Green Springs and will start in May. For more information, call (419) 680-1464 or (419) 271-3085.

n The Sycamore Early Bird Co-ed Tournament is April 20. Teams are also needed for a co-ed league. For more information, call (567) 208-2649.

n The Sycamore Men’s League seeks teams. For more information, call (567) 230-6245.

n Green Springs will host a USSSA national bid men’s Class D and E tournament April 13. The drawing for team seeds is April 11 at 5 p.m. For more information, call (419) 680-1464.

YOUTH BASEBALL: Tiffin D League will hold an open draft Saturday at 11 a.m. at Jocko Huffman Field in Hedges-Boyer Park. The league is for players who are 11 and 12 before May 1. This draft is not for players already on a D League team. For more information or to sign up, call Jeff Hohman (419) 448-7321.

n The Seneca County Little League organizational meeting is Saturday at 12:20 p.m. at Tiffin Library. Officials must bring the number of teams they have, rosters, team fees, any exemptions, any rules and/or changes as well as issues to be voted on. For more information, call Mike Eckenrod at (567) 224-8938.

n Tiffin Babe Ruth seeks coaches for Junior and Seniors Divisions. For more information, call Fred McDole at (419) 455-4490 or Doug Wise at (567) 230-0512.

BASKETBALL: Tiffin University will host a 3-on-3 tournament Sunday at the Heminger Center. Divisions and start times are 1 p.m. for junior high, 2 p.m. for high school, and 4 p.m. for adults. Cost is $20 per team, with a two-game guarantee. Free throw and 3-point contests will also occur. For more information, contact Bonnie Tiell by April 1 at or (419) 447-3103.

WRESTLING: Ohio State University coach Tom Ryan will hold a technique camp Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the St. Joseph Activity Center. The camp is for all ages. Participants can walk up to register, but pre-registration is encouraged. Cost is $45. Forms can be downloaded at

NEW RIEGEL BOYS BASKETBALL: The New Riegel Boys Basketball team had the second highest average GPA in Ohio based on the top nine varsity members of the team. They trailed only Van Wert High School who had a GPA of 3.826 to the Blue Jacket’s 3.818. New Riegel is coached by Todd Aichholz.