Briefs/On the Diamond 7-12

DES MOINES AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Hopewell-Loudon graduate Danielle Rohrbach has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Des Moines Area Community College. The 6-foot-4 Rohrbach averaged 9.4 points and eight rebounds per game for H-L as a senior, and earned all-Midland Athletic League honors three years in a row. As a senior, she also earned an all-district honorable mention award and received the Ohio High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete award.

RODEO: The Ram Rodeo Series comes to the Seneca County Fair at 8 p.m. July 25-26.

BASEBALL: Tiffin E League 10-year-old game is at 5:30 p.m. today at Oakley Park.

n The Tiffin Park and Recreation Department will host an 8U coach-pitch tournament Saturday and Sunday at Oakley Park. Cost is $100 per team. For more information or to register, email or call (419) 448-5408.

n Coast to Coast Baseball will hold tryouts and a hitting camp July 23 at Bowling Green State University’s Fieldhouse. Tryout start at 10 a.m. and the hitting camp starts at 2 p.m. For more information, call (740) 373-4455.

n The 10th annual Robert Bo Reid Memorial Tournament is July 27-28 for 10-under, 12-under and 14-under teams. The tournament has round-robin play, with a three-game guarantee. Cost is $275. For more information or to register, contact Brad Lonsway at or (419) 443-5440.

GOLF: The 2013 Bascom Open is July 20 at 8:30 a.m. at Loudon Meadows Golf Club. Registration is $200 per team, which includes 18 holes of golf, cart, steak dinner, and door prizes. Registration forms can be found at Call Brian Rothrock at (419) 934-1796 for more information. The event will be extending its registration to Friday. Registration is $200 per team. Please turn all forms into Steve Suter at the high school.

n Seneca East Athletic Boosters will hold a four-man scramble July 21 at Clinton Heights with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Fee is $50 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, pork chop dinner and door prizes. For more information, call Tom Nagel at (567) 224-4144.

n The second annual Swing For A Cure For Alex, which benefits United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, is Aug. 17 at Seneca Hills with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per person or $200 per four-person team, which includes golf, cart and lunch. Baumann Auto Group is sponsoring a hole-in-one at No. 18, with the prize being $10,000 toward the purchase of a new vehicle. Players must register by July 29. For more information or to register, E-mail Laura Sendelbach at or call Bob Grothaus at (419) 448-4670.

n Carl Rainey, Bob Overholt, Ray Nutter and Skip Halcomb won the Thursday Retirees League at Clinton Heights by shooting 6-under. Prizes went to Dave Purnell (closest in one No. 5), Mike Hampp (closest in two No. 2), Ralph Williams (closest in three No. 9) and Nutter (long putt No. 6).

CALVERT GOLF: The team needs players – boys and girls – for the upcoming season. Call coach Bob Williams at (419) 937-6500.

SOFTBALL: The Fremont Batting Range will host the Fastpitch Softball Season Wind Down Skills Clinic on Aug. 8 and 9 for girls age 7 through 13. Cost is $45. Sign up at the Fremont Batting Range at 1405 E. State St. in Fremont.

n The Nobil’s Sports & Trophies Texas Shootout All-Nighter is Aug. 2-3 at Baines Park in Norwalk. Cost is $50 per team, plus $10 per game for umpires. The tournament is for men’s Class D and E teams. Team draws will occur July 31 at 5 p.m. in Ernsthausen Community Center. For more information, call (419) 663-6775 Ext. 22.

n The Sycamore Old Timers League seeks teams For more information, call (567) 230-6245.

SOCCER: The Sycamore Soccer League seeks boys and girls age 5 by Aug. 1 through eighth grade. Cost is $30 per player, with a traveling team available for fifth through eighth graders. League games will be played Saturdays at Sycamore’s Veteran’s Memorial Park. Forms are available at Fillmore Pharmacy and Mohawk Community Library in Sycamore. The deadline to register is July 17. For more information, call Kelli Smith at (419) 927-4945.

RACING: The Sulphur Springs 5K, held in conjunction with the Liberty Township Firemen’s Festival, is July 26 at 7 p.m. in Sulphur Springs, located 6 1/2 miles northeast of Bucyrus on SR 98. Cost is $9 for those pre-registered by July 19 and $14 on race day. For more information or to register, call Walter Schimpf at (419) 562-6173 or Charles McCallister at (419) 562-6388, send an E-mail to or visit

FOOTBALL: The Tiffin Area Football Officials Association will begin holding classes Monday to become a certified OHSAA football official. To register, visit Registration needs to be completed before classes begin. For more information, call Mike Reinhart at (419) 595-2142.

n Tiffin Little League Football will hold drafts Saturday and July 27 at 10 a.m. at the AMVETS Shelter at Hedges-Boyer Park. Cheerleader sign-ups will occur at the same time. The league is for Seneca County fourth through seventh graders. For more information, call Paul Shoemaker at (419) 618-4058.

n Bulldawgs Youth Football for grades 4-7 is July 26 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Bring all registration papers. For more information, call (419) 934-0002.

n Tiffin Middle School will begin weightlifting for eighth grade football July 15. Sessions run 4-5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. A parents meeting will also be held July 17 at 5 p.m. on the visitors side of the stadium. For more information, call coach David Hossler at (567) 207-6914.


Gene Tracy Tournament

Elks held off K of C’s late rally to claim a 4-3 win. Elks led 4-0 after the third inning, but K of C scored three times in the bottom of the sixth. Clay Free doubled for Elks, and Alec Hoover, Andrew Levans and Cole Zimmerman each singled. Kaden Scherger homered for K of C, and Alden Bodak and Connor Salazar both singled.

n Marco’s plated two runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a back-and-forth 5-4 win over H&H Environmental. Marco’s scored its first three runs in the fourth to go up 3-1, with all of the game’s other runs coming in the sixth. Reece Moore singled twice for Marco’s, and Davian Garcia and Dustin Yates each singled. Gabe Reyes tripled and doubled for H&H, Bailey Breidenbach doubled and Derek Feindel singled.