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FUNDRAISER: The 13 ABC All-Stars from WTVG in Toledo will play Old Fort’s coaches Saturday in a basketball game. Tickets are $5. Doors open at 1 p.m., with the game starting at 2 p.m.

LITTLE LEAGUE: Little League sign up at Bettsville’s American Legion continues 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 22 and 5-7 p.m. Feb. 27. The league is for boys and girls age pre-school to 12, with some age 13 depending on the birthday. Cost is $15 and includes a shirt and hat. For more information, call April Hull at (419) 937-4552.

BASKETBALL: Best of the Best Basketball will host several tournaments in Tiffin for fourth through eighth-grade boys and girls. The Tiffin University Spring Shootout is March 8-9, the Heidelberg Tournament is March 22-23 and the Dragon shootout is May 17-18. Details about all three tournaments, registration forms and a Pay Pal link can be found at or by calling Brad Lonsway at (419) 443-5440.

n The Best of the Best Basketball will host tryouts for a fourth grade boys AAU team 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Heidelberg’s Seiberling Gymnasium. For more information, visit or e-mail

n The Ritzler Memorial tournament is March 8-9 for all fifth and sixth grade boys at St. Joe’s Activity Center, Calvert and St. Mary’s. The tournament is limited to the first eight teams with three guaranteed games. Cost is $150. For more information, call Chuck Ritzler at (419) 448-9515 or Tom Ritzler (419) 443-1127.

n North American Youth Sports will hold its annual spring youth basketball tournament April 4-6 at Bowling Green High School. The tournament will have 10 different brackets: boys and girls grades 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12. Cost is $150 with a three-game guarantee. The deadline to registration is March 14. For entry forms or additional information, call tournament director Mark Malinowski at 419-450-5595, tournament hotline at 1-866-352-5915, or visit

n St. Wendelin will host the ninth annual girls fifth and sixth grade basketball tournament Feb. 28-March 2. Cost is $95 per athlete. For more information, contact Jeff Sullivan at (419) 934-1116 or

n Columbian boys basketball will host the first of three skills sessions for elementary boys today. Other dates are Saturday and Feb. 22. Grades 1-3 will run 9-10 a.m., and grades 4-6 will run 10-11 a.m. Students should arrive 10 minutes early. There is no cost for these skills sessions.

ADULT SOFTBALL: The Geary Family YMCA will offer two different adult softball leagues this spring at Foundation Park. The men’s league fee is $450, with games on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. The co-ed league fee is $350 with games on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. A mandatory captains meeting is April 3 at Geary Family YMCA. Co-ed games begin April 23 and men’s games begin April 24. The deadline to register is April 11. For more information, contact Greg Flores at (419) 435-6608 or

n The Sycamore Co-Ed League has five openings left in an early-bird round-robin tournament. For more information, call Sam Dyer at (419) 208-2649.

WRESTLING: The Heidelberg wrestling team will host the annual Bergmania Youth Wrestling Tournament on Feb. 23 in Seiberling Gymnasium. Bergmania is for competitors age 6-14. Weight classes will be determined the day of the tournament. Entry fee is $15 per wrestler. Awards go to those placing first through fourth. Registration forms can be found online at

SOCCER: Olympia Futbol Club will host tryouts and a parents meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary Church’s gym for high school boys and girls interested in spring soccer. The gym is at 85 S. Sandusky St. in Tiffin. For more information, call (567) 230-2450 after 5 p.m. or email

BOWLING: The Men’s City Bowling Tournament entry deadline has been extended to today due to the weather. For more information, call Steve Steinmetz Sr. at (419) 447-1458.

BABE RUTH BASEBALL: Babe Ruth Baseball seeks umpires and coaches for the season. For more information, call Fred McDole at (419) 455-4490 or (567) 220-3018.