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COLUMBIAN GOLF: Columbian will hold an informational player and parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Tiffin Middle School library for those interested in playing golf. Paperwork, schedules and tryout information will be passed out and discussed. For more information, call (567) 230-2603.

FALL SPORTS MEETING: Seneca East will hold its mandatory OHSAA fall sports meeting for fall sports athletes and parents Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the school.

n St. Wendelin will 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 will hold a mandatory parent-athlete meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the school auditorium for all fall sports athletes. 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

* Upper Sandusky will hold its mandatory fall OHSAA sports meeting Tuesday 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.

ALUMNI SOCCER: Columbian will hold its alumni game 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at Frost-Kalnow Stadium. Any alumni who played for Columbian are invited to play against this year’s team. Alumni are asked to wear a blue shirt.

BASEBALL: The Northern Ohio Storm 10U/11U travel team will hold tryouts Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. at Oakley Park in Tiffin for the spring and summer 2015 season. Players age 9-11 are welcome to tryout. For more information, call (567) 230-6072 or (567) 207-7508 or go to www.facebook/nosbaseball.

SOFTBALL: The Lake Erie Waves 14U travel team will hold tryouts for the 2014-15 season Aug. 9-10 at 2 p.m. at Castalia’s Lions Park. Players should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to tryouts. For more information, call Bill Yost at (419) 515-9296 or Mike Williamson at (419) 603-7687.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: The Tiffin BullDawgs are registering third through seventh grade players. For more information, contact Joseph Goodman at (419) 934-0002 or joeygoodman(at)

n Tiffin Youth Football will hold a second draft today at 10 a.m. in Hedges-Boyer Park in the shelter across from the YMCA. Participation is free and is for any Seneca County boy or girl in grades 4-7. For more information, call Paul Shoemaker at (419) 618-4058.

YOUTH CHEERLEADING: Tiffin Youth Football will hold cheerleading tryouts Saturday at 10 a.m. in Hedges-Boyer Park in the shelter across from the YMCA. Participation is free and is for any Seneca County girl in grades 4-7.

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 The Carey Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 16th annual Golf Outing at Lakeland Golf Course Sept. 6 at 8 a.m. Cost is $50 per person (lunch included) and will be a four-person scramble. Deadline for entry is Sept. 2. Checks can be made payable to Carey Area Chamber of Commerce.

n This morning was the first Seneca Hills Jr Open. The tournament was broken down by age groups. The winner of the 11-13 age group was Trevor McCarthy, who carded 93. The top three players in the 14-17 age group were Bryan Kennedy with 79, while Matt Hoffman shot 86 and Logan Gardner fired a 92. The food was provided by Smith Family Foods. Congratulations to all of the participates.

n The team of Dave Combs, Bob Hammer, Keith Breighner and Nub Scherger shot 7-under par to tie for first with Jack Snay, Greg Bishop, Wade Burger and Larry Wilson in Clinton Heights Senior League. Prizes went to Greg Hohman (closest to pin on No. 14), Jim Radcliff (closest in two on No. 13), Jon Eakin (closest in three on No. 17) and Bob Hammer (long putt on No. 15).