Briefs 7-18


HOLE-IN-ONE: Scott Insley aced the No. 5 hole at Bob’s Countryside in Carey with a 7-iron during the Bridgestone League. Larry Ritter, Dale Rader and Blake Lamont witnessed the 162-yard shot.

FALL?SPORTS?MEETING: St. Wendelin is to hold its fall OHSAA mandatory sports meeting for all student-athletes at 7 p.m. July 30 in the St. Wendelin Parish Life Center. One parent for each student must attend. A coach’s meeting for each team will follow with a video and brief discussion.

n Hopewell-Loudon is to hold a mandatory parent-athlete meeting at 6 p.m. July 28 in the school auditorium for all students interested in participating in sports this fall. All are expected to visit the school website prior to the meeting to view the two required OHSAA videos. For more information, contact Ginni Beaston at

n Upper Sandusky is to hold its mandatory fall OHSAA sports meeting July 29 in the high school gym. Parents of all fall sports athletes must attend. A general meeting begins at 7 p.m., followed by sport-specific meetings. For more information, call the school at (419) 294-2308.

n Seneca East will hold its mandatory OHSAA fall sports meeting for fall sports athletes and parents July 29 at 6 p.m. at the school.

GOLF: Local 533 retirees and employees will hold their golf outing Aug. 17 at Nature Trails, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Golf and food is provided. Cart rental is $10. For more information, call the union office at (419) 436-5814 or Tray Trautman at (419) 701-9850.

n John and Craig Losey lead the North Division of the Baumann’s Two-Man Scramble League at Clinton Heights with 21 1/2 points, and Jeff and Jerry Kuhn lead the South Division with 24 points. The Kuhns also shot a 33 for the low gross, while Jim Peer and Tim Brickner won the skins. Prizes went to CJ Kisabeth (closest in two No. 13), Brickner (long putt No. 14), Peer (closest in two No. 16) and Nate Lofay (closest in two No. 18).

n John Bing and Mark O’Reilly lead the early flight of the 31 1/2 points Reineke Wednesday Night League at Clinton Heights. Prizes went to Drew Desjardins (long drive No. 1), Russ Eborg (long putt No. 3), Billy Diehm (closest to pin No. 5), Gary Scherger (closest in two No. 7) and Joe Snyder (closest in three No. 9).

n Marge Kirian and Nita Doran had the low putts in the Seneca Hills Tuesday Morning Ladies League. Prizes went to Carol Shook (closest in two No. 11), Barb Kuhn (long drive in fairway from red tees No. 17) and Kirian (long drive in fairway from yellow tees).

n Donna Thacker leads Barb Clark 24-20 in the standings of the Thursday Clark Construction Ladies League at Clinton Heights. Prizes went to Clark (closest in two No. 2), Shelly Reidel (closest to pin No. 5) and Kathy McCool (long putt No. 7).

n Paul R. Fey, Dutch Edeburn, Tom Miller, Stan Bowers and Dick Hiser shot 5 under to win Thursday’s Retirees League at Seneca Hills. Prizes went to Merle Krauss (long putt No. 11) and Tim Mannas (closest to pin No. 18).

n The annual Seneca East Athletic Boosters Scramble is Sunday at Clinton Heights with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per person or $200 per four-person team, which includes 18 holes, cart, meal, hole prizes and cash payment for the top three teams. For more information, call Tom Nagel at (567) 224-4144.

BROWNS BACKERS GOLF OUTING: Ernest Byner and Webster Slaughter will be the featured guests Saturday at the Browns Backers event at Clinton Heights. For more information, call Jeff Morrow at (419) 989-0164.

FLAG FOOTBALL: A new fall flag football league for Tiffin City School students in grades 2-6 is forming. Parents must register their children at one of three meetings. Practices and games will take place Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings starting Aug. 26. More details will be announced shortly.

CYO VOLLEYBALL: Registration for CYO volleyball occurs at the St. Joseph Activity Center today from 7-8 p.m. and July 21 from 7-8 p.m. CYO is open to any girl grade 4-8 who is a member of St. Joseph or St. Mary parishes or a student at Calvert Catholic Schools. Cost is $28. For more information, call Wendy Laney at (419) 443-9493.

BASKETBALL: Carey Fest 3-on-3 basketball tournament is Aug. 2. Registration is from 8-8:30 a.m. the day of the event. The games will be played behind Carey schools. Players will compete in the following divisions: men’s open; men’s 6-feet and under; women’s open; boys ages 6-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18; girls ages 6-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18. Girls divisions are based on three or more teams. The men’s and women’s winners and losers bracket games go to 15 points and teams must win by two, or the first team to 20 points. The boys and girls winners bracket games are to 15 points and must win by two, or the first team to 20 points. The consolation bracket games are to 10 points and teams must win by two, or the first team to 15 points. Referees will be provided for the boys and girls divisions. Entry fee is $40 the day of the event. There is no pre-registration. In case of severe weather, the games will be moved inside. Teams must consist of no more than four players. Under Ohio High School Athletic Association rules, players now may play with high school teammates. All players must sign a waiver form. Players younger than 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Forms will be available at registration.

RUNNING: The Gare Bear 5k Run in honor of Kyle Garrison is at 9 a.m. Aug. 2 in Hedges-Boyer Park. Cost is $20 and all participants are to receive a T-shirt along with snacks and cold beverages. To register in contact Brooke Lonsway at (419) 934-1798 or email