Briefs/On the diamond 6-27


Tiffin E League

The Royals pounded the Orioles, 9-3 thanks to a seven-run surge in the fourth. Caleb Sears tripled, Ethan Winnick, Joe Myers and Kylen Coopshaw doubled, Caleb Hoyda singled twice and Zavier Sherman singled. For the Orioles, Cody Martin led the way with two singles. Garrett Chester, Kane Mears and Kaia Woods each singled.

n Red Sox shut out the Braves, 14-0. William Hineman and Aiden Nitecki combined to throw a no-hitter. Hineman tripled and doubled while Nitecki doubled twice. LJ Reaves added two triples, Noah Gibson doubled, Griffin Bunting doubled and singled and Aaron Wilson and Matt Alford singled.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: The Tiffin Columbian Football Youth Camp is July 23-25 for fourth through eighth graders. Registration forms can be found at and are due by July 3 to guarantee a camp T-shirt. E-mail coach Brian Colatruglio with any questions at

n The Heidelberg Youth Football Camp runs 9 a.m.-noon July 8-11 at Mayer Field. The camp is designed to serve campers ages 6-13 in all areas of football development, and will be run by the Heidelberg staff and players. Each camper will receive a detailed evaluation, a camp T-shirt, and a certificate of completion. Cost is $60 if pre-registered by July 1, $75 at the door. For more information, contact Corey Fillipovich at (419) 448-2142.

SOFTBALL: P.M. Gillmor Park in Fort Seneca will hold an eight-team, co-ed tournament July 13. Cost is $200 per team. For more information or to register, call (419) 618-5528.

BASEBALL: The Bloomville Ball Club will host the fourth annual Bloomville Bash 12U Tournament July 18-21. The double-elimination tournament is open to 10 teams. Cost is $225. To register or for more information, contact Sandy Shook at or (567) 207-8143.

n The Tiffin Park & Recreation Department will host an 8 and under coach pitch tournament July 13 and 14 at Oakley Park. Cost is $100 per team. For more information, contact Matt Coleman at or (419) 448-5408.

OFFICIATING: The Tiffin Area Football Officials Association will begin holding classes July 15 to become a certified OHSAA football official. Participants must register before beginning classes. For more information or to register, go to or call Mike Reinhart at (419) 595-2142.

SOCCER: Boys and girls entering grades K-8 are encouraged to enroll early for fall soccer. Enrolling at the YMCA front desk before July 1 will give all players a $5 discount. Grades K-5 ($30 per player, $35 after July 1) and 6-8 ($65 per player, $70 after July 1) are eligible for fall soccer. For more information, E-mail

RUNNING: Blanchard Valley Hospital Rehab & Sports Medicine and the Hancock County Park District will sponsor the fourth annual Flirt with Dirt 5K Trail Run/Walk at Riverbend Recreational Area in Findlay on July 13. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The trail race starts at 8:30 a.m., followed by the walk. Cost is $18 if registered by Friday and $25 after that. For more information or to register, go to or call Chris Webb at (419) 306-6272.

GOLF: The New Riegel Athletic Boosters Outing is July 13 at Nature Trails Golf Course with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $45 per person or $180 for a four-person team. For more information, call Doug Depinet at (419) 595-2814.

n The fourth annual Tiffin Little League Football Scramble is Saturday at Seneca Hills. Registration runs 7-7:50 a.m. with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per person or $200 per four-person team. For more information, call Paul Shoemaker at (419) 443-1708 or (419) 618-4058, Rhonda Miller at (419) 934-5144, Lee Luzader at (419) 443-9116 or (419) 618-1009, Josh Edler at (567) 230-2233, John Hoffman at (419) 618-2383, Ron Hickman at (419) 934-3250, Brandon Theis at (419) 788-3432 or Greg Steyer at (567) 207-7557.

n Ted Rombach, Bob Overholt, Terry England and Lou Grieselding tied the team of Carl Rainey, Gary Kroeger and Bob Hammer at 7-under in the Retirees League at Clinton Heights. Prizes went to Tom Holz (closest in two No. 6), Rombach (closest in one No. 5), Rainey (closest in three No. 9) and Ray Nutter (long putt No. 4). John Powell aced the No. 8 hole.

n Jim Miccichi and Brian Krauss won the first half of the AMVETS Two-Man Best-Ball League at Seneca Hills. Prizes went to Larry Wilson (long putt No. 2, long putt No. 3) and Bob Haefling (closest in two No. 4).