Sports reporting procedure
Coaches of local sports teams in Morrow County are asked to submit results of contests (including statistics) their teams compete in to the Morrow County Sentinel. Results may be submitted in several fashions.
Coaches may call the Sentinel at 419-946-3010, extention #1805 or fax them to 419-947-7241. Results also may be emailed to either MCSsports@civitasmedia.com or firstname.lastname@example.org .
MGMS football notes
Practice for athletes interested in playing seventh and eighth grade football this year for Mount Gilead Middle School will begin on Monday, Aug. 4 from 5-7 p.m. at the middle school football field by the elementary building.
Athletes will need to bring all necessary paperwork on this day (sports physical, emergency medical form, insurance form, etc.). Extra paperwork will be on hand if needed, but the most important paper to have completed is the sports physical.
The only cost to playing football this year is a player’s purchase of their own football cleats. Everything else will be provided.
Information received from Mark Kennon.
Highland Middle School important sports dates
Highland Middle School football camp will be July 29 to Aug. 1 from 8-10 a.m. at the middle school. Football practice will begin Aug. 4 at the middle school from 8-10:30 a.m.
Volleyball will begin Aug. 1 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the middle school, while cross country will begin Aug. 1, starting at 7 p.m. behind the middle school. Cheerleading will begin Aug. 4 from 8-10 a.m. at the middle school.
All sports are asked to be sure to bring all of the appropriate paperwork on the first day of practice (physical sheet, emergency medical form, proof of insurance, concussion sheet and athletic guidelines).
If there are any questions, please contact Joe Oder at 419-768-2206.
Information received from Joe Oder.
Lee Rizor Golf Benefit 2014 on July 26
The second annual Rizor golf benefit will be held at Pine Lakes Golf Club on July 26 at 8 a.m.
There will be 32 teams of four available and entries will include 18 holes of golf, a cart and lunch with beverages sold separately. The cost is $240 per team of four. If you do not have four players, the cost is still $240 per team, but attempts will be made to pair single players into teams. Lunch for non-golfers is $10. T-shirts are available for $20 — please pre-order.
The deadline for registration is July 14. All donations will go to the children of Lee and Mary Rizor — Lane and Layla. Anyone interested may register for golf, pre-order a shirt or send a donation by calling Terra Mowry at 567-231-6037.
Information received from the Lee Rizor Golf Benefit.
Kiwanis Club of Mount Gilead holding golf outing
The Kiwanis Club of Mount Gilead will be holding their first golf outing on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at Galion Country Club.
This will be an 18-hole, handicapped event that includes a cart, lunch, prizes and steak dinner.
Proceeds benefit Morrow County Student Scholarships and the Eliminate Project.
For more information or to register, contact Tom Keplinger at 419-946-1803.
Information received from Diana Keplinger.
Sulphur Springs holding annual 5K race
A 5K race will be held Friday, July 25, at 7 p.m. in Sulphur Springs, Ohio (6.5 miles northeast of Bucyrus on Ohio 98) in conjunction with the Liberty Township Fireman’s Annual Festival.
Trophies will be given to the first two finishers in both male and female categories and the first man and woman in the Masters division. Plaques will be awarded to the first three finishers in 15 age divisions (14-and-under to 80-and-over) for both male and female.
Cost is $11 for pre-registered (with cap) by July 18, $13 on race day with cap if one of first 100 registered and $16 for pre-registered by July 18 with t-shirt and cap.
For forms or information, call Walter Schimpf at 419-562-6173 or Charles McCallister at 419-562-6388; email email@example.com or go to the website at sulphursprings.com .
Information received from the Sulphur Springs 5K Race Committee.
OHSAA football officiating class starting in July
An OHSAA football officiating class will begin Monday, July 28 in the library at Delaware Hayes High School. Classes will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Online registration and pre-payment is required at: officials.myohsaa.org The class is sponsored by the Heart of Ohio Football Officials association.
Information received from Steve Whipps.