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BASKETBALL: Best of the Best Basketball will be hosting several tournaments in Tiffin for boys and girls in grades 4-through 8. The Tiffin University Spring Shootout will be March 8-9, while the Heidelberg Tournament will be played March 22-23. The Dragon shootout will be May 17-18. Details about all three tournaments, along with a registration form and a Pay Pal link can be found at or by contacting Brad Lonsway at (419) 443-5440.

n The Best of the Best Basketball will be hosting tryouts for a fourth grade boys AAU team 6-8 p.m.. Feb. 16. The tryout will take place at Seiberling Gymnasium at Heidelberg. For more information, visit or e-mail

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

n The North American Youth Sports will hold its annual spring youth basketball tournament at Bowling Green High School April 4-6. The tournament will be made up of 10 different brackets. They include boys and girls grades 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12. Entry fee is $150 and guarantees three games. The deadline for registration is March 14. For entry forms or additional information call tournament director Mark Malinowski at (419) 450-5595, the tournament hotline at 1-866-352-5915, or visit the website at

SPRING 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

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 will 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 Feb. 16 at 1:30 p.m. 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 olympiafutbolclub@gmail(dot)com.

BOWLING: The Men’s City Bowling Tournament entry deadline has been extended to Monday due to the weather. Any questions can be directed to 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.