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High School

Bellbrook seeks JV tennis coach

BELLBROOK — Bellbrook High School is looking for a Junior Varsity Tennis Coach for the upcoming 2017 season.

Qualifications: Team Player, good communication skills, positive attitude and outlook, knowledge of the game of tennis, ability to lead and foster a positive environment for student-athletes, and flexible schedule.

If interested please email Tom Bean – [email protected] or Head Coach Karen Haviland – [email protected]

Professional

Dynamo announce 2017 schedule

DAYTON — The Dayton Dynamo FC, of the National Premier Soccer League, will play 10 home matches. Six of these will be NPSL regular season matches against Midwest East Conference opponents. The four other home dates will be exhibition matches, including one against FC Cincinnati of the United Soccer League.

Season tickets packages are currently on sale through DaytonDynamo.com

2017 Schedule

(Home games, listed in all caps, are at 7:30 p.m. unless listed)

April 5: Wittenberg University/ Urbana University (split squad scrimmage at Wittenberg)

April 23: Wilmington College (Preseason)

May 6: Detroit City FC (Preseason)

May 13: AFC Cleveland (NPSL)

May 16: CINCINNATI DUTCH LIONS (Exhibition)

May 19: Rochester River Dogz FC (NPSL)

May 20: FC Buffalo (NPSL)

May 26: AFC CLEVELAND (NPSL)

May 27: Toledo Villa FC (Exhibition)

May 28: SYRACUSE FC (NPSL) 4 p.m.

June 2: Erie Commodores FC (NPSL)

June 3: Syracuse FC (NPSL)

June 11: FORT PITT (NPSL) 4 p.m.

June 14: FC Cincinnati (Exhibition scrimmage)

June 16: ROCHESTER RIVER DOGZ FC (NPSL)

June 23: COLUMBUS CREW SC U23s (Exhibition)

June 25: FC BUFFALO (NPSL) 4 p.m.

July 1: Fort Pitt (NPSL)

July 7: ERIE COMMODORES FC (NPSL)

July 12: TOLEDO VILLA FC (Exhibition)

July 15: FC CINCINNATI (Exhibition, tentative date)

Upcoming events

JYSB signups continue

JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Youth Softball and Baseball organization will hold registration opportunities for the upcoming 2017 season from Jan. 11 through Feb. 15 for all leagues. A new division, Ram-Ball, will be offered as a way to create interest in baseball and softball for youngsters ages 3 and 4. Late registration will run through March 3, but includes an additional late fee.

Costs are as follows: Ram-Ball (co-ed, ages 3-4) $35; T-Ball (co-ed ages 5-6) $75; 8U Coach Pitch (ages 7-8), 10U (ages 9-10), 12U (ages 11-12), and 15U (separate from OHSAA, season begins after the high school season ends) $75. Opening Day is April 29. Coaches and volunteers in any capacity are always needed. More information can be found at www.jamestownysb.com. Email questions to [email protected] or call Chris Reynolds at 937-935-5012.

Shamrock 5K March 11th

SPRINGFIELD — The Shamrock 5-Kilometer run, set for Saturday, March 11 at Buck Creek Reservoir, 1901 Buck Creek Lane in Springfield, is donating a portion of their entry fees to the family of Carly DeLong, a Catholic Central High School freshman whoh has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Registration can be done online before March 8 at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Springfield/CatholicCentralBoosters5KShamrockRunWalk1MileFunRunWalk. Cost is $20 for preregistered students, $25 on race day, $25 for preregistered adults ($30 race day). Fans and friends can donate to #COURAGEFORCARLY without running the race. For more details, send email to: [email protected]

Clodbusters meeting March 12th

GREENE COUNTY — The Clodbuster Base Ball Club was formed 28 years ago to demonstrate and enjoy the early years of the great American game of base ball. The team will play the game according to the rules of 1860 and dress in “uniforms” that would be appropriate for a farm community club in Ohio in the early 1860s. Matches are scheduled with other “vintage” clubs from around the area during the summer, and often participate in festivals and tournaments. Players range in age from their mid-20s to their late-50s, with some scorers, umpires, and historical interpreters still active into their early 70s.

The meeting will be 1 p.m. March 12 to learn more about the Clodbuster Base Ball Club. For additional information or if you have questions, please send an email to [email protected]

Beavercreek adult softball

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department is currently accepting registrations for Summer Adult Softball for coed and men’s teams.

For fees and times contact the parks department. The league fees include team sanctioning, softballs, umpire fees, and awards. The season runs from April 17 to July 25 with all games played at Rotary Park. Contact the Beavercreek Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department at 937-427-5514 or email [email protected] for league information and availability. View all activities at city website, www.beavercreekohio.gov.

Lions Club taking signups

BELLBROOK — The Bellbrook Lions Club would like to announce registrations for the Summer Baseball, Softball and T-ball programs for children ages 6-15. Parents may register their children by visiting the Lion’s Club sports website at www.bellbrooklionssports.org. Parents who wish to register their children in person may do so at Stephen Bell Elementary from 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb, 25 or 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2.

The program will begin with practices in the month of April, with games beginning in May. Softball practice will begin in May, with games ending in mid July.

Tai Chi classes offered

BEAVERCREEK — Improve your health, balance and manage stress by enrolling in Beginning Tai Chi for Health and Wellness class offered by Beavercreek Parks, Recreation & Culture. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing.

Class is scheduled for Wednesdays, April 5 – May 13, 6-7 p.m. at C. I. Beaver Hall, 3696 Highmont Street. Fee is $45 for residents; $52 for non-residents.

Contact the Beavercreek Parks, Recreation and Culture Department at 427-5514, email [email protected] for more information. View all activities at City website www.beavercreekohio.gov.

Please send your Greene County area sports information to: [email protected] Thanks.

Please send your Greene County area sports information to: [email protected] Thanks.

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