Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News Sports Department, 3515 Elida Road, Lima, OH 45807. Events can be faxed to 419-229-2926 or e-mailed to email@example.com.
Allen County Archers
The Allen County Archers, at the corner of state Route 117 and Defiance Trail, have monthly shoots planned. A traditional shoot is held the third Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details, call Neil Wallace at 567-825-7109.
The Allen County Archers, at the corner of state Route 117 and Defiance Trail, will be holding 30 3-D shoots the first Saturday and Sunday each month through September. These are open to all.
The Columbus Grove Archery Club memberships are available. For info Call Jerry at 419-659-2743.
Bath baseball is having its annual “Best of the Northwest” youth tournament June 8-10. This is a school team tournament (all players must be from the same school district). Twelve teams accepted for each division (first 12 teams paid in each division). There will be a12u, 10u and 8u coach pitch divisions. The cost for the 12u & 10u divisions will be $250 with a three-game guarantee. The cost for the8u coach pitch division will be $200 with a three-game guarantee. To reserve a spot and for more information contact Jeremie Magrum at 419-233-3232 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ninth annual Nathan Miller Memorial Baseball Tournament will be June 1-3 at the Delphos Stadium Park. The tournament is a 16-20team tournament for boys age 11-12 years old (age cutoff is March 1). The tournament will be pool play with a three-game guarantee.Players must be from the same school district. Cost is $175. Deadline to enter is May 11. For more information contact Sam Miller at 567-825-8631.
Tickets are on sale for a bus trip to the Cincinnati Reds against San Francisco on Aug. 18 to benefit the Flag City Honor. The cost is $75 and must be paid in full by July 18. The fee includes a game ticket, round trip transportation and a sandwich and snack. Make checks and money orders to Mike Melvin, 108 Steeple Chase, Lima, Ohio 45807.
Tickets are on sale for a bus trip to the Cleveland against Detroit on July 28 to benefit the Flag City Honor Flight. The cost is $75 and must be paid in full by July 18. The fee includes a game ticket, round trip transportation and a sandwich and snack. Make checks and money orders to Mike Melvin, 108 Steeple Chase, Lima, Ohio 45807.
The Lima YMCA is registering individuals for T-Ball leagues (4-4 years old) and coach pitch league (6- 8 years old). The feel is $25 for YMCA members and $50 for non members.
On Tuesdays Apex Sports Zone offers pick up basketball for $5 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. For more information go to ApexSportsZone.com or call 567-712-7175.
The Lima YMCA is registering boys and girls in the first and fourth grade for a summer basketball league until to June 2. Fee is $25 for members and $50 for non members.
Team Roadrunners, a local nonprofit bicycling club, will sponsor the Limaland Bicycle Tour on the morning of Saturday, June 16,beginning at the “UAW Local 1219 Park,” 1750 Bible Road in Lima. Three routes are available: 25 miles ($10 individual pre-registered,$25 family pre-registered) with refreshments and rest stops on the road; 40 and 65 miles ($20 individual pre-registered) with refreshments, rest stops on the road and lunch afterwards. All pre-registered riders by June 5 receive a free T-shirt (25-mile family pre-registrations receive two free t-shirts). After June 5 and day-of-event registrations are available, but increase $5 for all categories with no T-shirts. Routes are on low traffic country roads with maps, painted road markings, and sag/mechanic support. A portion of the proceeds support Wheelhouse Bike Ministry. Register online at teamroadrunners.org or active.com – 2018 Limaland Bicycle Tour. Email questions to email@example.com.
Private and Small Group Lessons are available for football players of all ages. No position is off limits all techniques and skills will be taught based on your player’s needs. For more information or to sign up, please go to www.ApexSportsZone.com or call 567-712-7175.
The Delphos Country Club will be hosting a Big Hole Tournament Saturday, May 19, with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. Four-person teams will compete in scramble format. Cost is $320 per team (includes green fee and cart) with 100% cash payout. For details or to sign-up call The Delphos Country Club at 419-453-3812.”
The 2018 Lima City Golf Men’s Tournament will take place June 20-24 at courses throughout the Lima area. The tournament will open June 20 for the Senior Flights and Open Flight qualifying rounds Thursday, June 21, begin the Championship Flight with two rounds of play. The Senior Flights and Open Flights will begin match play. Final arrangements are still being made with the area courses for scheduling purposes with those details being released at a later time. Online registration and additional details will soon be available atlimacitygolf.com.
The Van Wert City/County DARE Team would like to announce their upcoming 23rd annual DARE Golf Outing. The tournament will be held at the Hickory Sticks Golf Course in Van Wert on May 12 with a shot gun start at 9 a.m. The rain date for the tournament will be May 20. The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge will be hosting the outing again this year for DARE. The cost to golf in the tournament is $6 per man. This includes golf, cart, door prizes and lunch. Anyone interested in golfing or sponsoring a hole can contact Deputy Biberstine at 419-238-3866 or Officer Greg Blackmore at 419-238-2462.
The Leipsic Athletic Boosters golf outing will be held at 1 p.m. June 9 at Pike Run. Four-man scramble, supper included. $60 per golfer or $240 per team. Cash prizes awarded along with other raffles and prizes. Contact Brent Newell at 419-308-1484 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Putnam County will be holding Golf for Kids’ Sake at Pike Run Golf Course at 1 p.m. June 24. Forms available on the group’s website bbbswco.com under events.
The Lima YMCA and Oaks Golf Club will be holding a summer golf camp for boys and girls age 6 -14 years old June 25-26. The fee is $75 for YMCA members and $80 for non members. Individuals must have golf clubs.
The Lima YMCA and Tamarac Golf Club will be holding a summer golf camp for boys and girls age 6 -14 years old June 25-26. The fee is $75 for YMCA members and $80 for non members. Individuals must have golf clubs.
The Lima Senior Golf Program and the Spread Jada’s Joy project are teaming up to host a 4-person golf scramble June 3, at Colonial Golf Club, 10985 Harding Highway. The shotgun start begins at 9 a.m. The cost is $60 a person or $240 a team. This includes lunch, cart and green fees. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, and skins and mulligan chances to win. A 2018 Toyota Camry is up for grabs at one hole if someone hits a hole-in-one. This is thanks to Allan Nott Honda and Toyota.The golf scramble will benefit the Lima Senior golf team and Spread Jada’s Joy, a DECA project to raise awareness of Down syndrome and raise money for programs that assist families.
The Lafayette Jackson Historical Society is holding a fundraiser at 1:30 p.m. June 2 at Colonial Hills Golf Course, 10985 Harding Highway. Cost is $260 per team which includes cart and dinner.
For information contact Denny Watt at 419-773-9063 or Colonial Hills at 419-649-3350.
The Walter Potts Classic fundraiser for the Bradfield Community Center will be held June 22 at Colonial Golfers Club. Registration will be from 8 a.m. until 8:50 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry is $60 for individuals and $240 for four-person teams, which includes golf, sinner, door prizes and two beverage tickets. Cost for dinner only is $15. Prizes will be awarded to the first place team, highest team score, men’s and women’s longest drives, closest to the pin, longest putt made and holes-in-one (up to four). There will also be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Sponsorships are also available. Call the Bradfied Community Center at 419-228-7766 or email email@example.com for more information.
The Allen County Horseshoe Pitchers, located at 1815 C Street, have openings in leagues and doubles.
Open doubles begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. Corn Hole leagues are forming. Horseshoe pitchers are needed for new leagues. Contact Dwaine Klink at 419-235-3677 or Roy Moore at 419-231-3720 for information.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m Apex Sports Zone will have Kickboxing Classes for Adults and Kids 14 and older. http://lima.apexsportszone.com/kickboxing/
Pickleball is played at Bradfield Center from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. All skill levels are welcome.
The Lima YMCA is holding open pickleball play from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday (appointment only). Free for YMCA members and $3 per visit for nonmembers or $20 per month for non members (unlimited play). Individuals can register online at limaymca.net.
The Lima Sabres have various shooting events. Thursday Trap Practice and League is 4 p.m. weekly. Junior Wednesday morning trap practice is 9 a.m. to noon weekly, weather permitting. For additional information, go to limasabres.com or visit on Facebook.
Lima Senior High School will play host to the inaugural community-wide My School Color Run at 8 a.m. May 19, to raise money for the school’s cheerleading program. The My School Color Run is an untimed 3-mile fun run for all ages and fitness abilities. Along the route,participants pass through vibrant color zones, making it a “colorful experience.” Additionally, each pre-registered participant is provided with a single powder color packet that will be thrown in the air at the final color celebration at the finish line. Sign up for the run by visiting events.myschoolcolor.com and searching for your event or by completing a paper registration form.
Apex Sports Zone is having Adult Open Soccer-Every Wednesday night from 8:30-10:30 p.m for $10. Go to https://tinyurl.com/y9dvhp5v for more information.
The ELIDA Youth Soccer is now registering for the fall of 2018. Kindergarten through 8th grade students are encouraged to register online at www.ELIDASOCCER.com for the upcoming fall season.
The first Mark Gibson Memorial softball tournament will be held July 21-22 in Cairo. Entry fee will be $200 per team, with 20 man rosters. Each team is guaranteed four games. Team awards for first and second place. All proceeds will be donated to an area charity.For more information or to enter a team, contact Jeremie Magrum at 419-233-3232 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING/FITNESS
Apex Sports Zone is offering individual athletes, teams and adults the opportunity to work out with certified strength and conditioning coaches to improve their speed, strength and conditioning. For a free evaluation or trial, go to ApexSportsZone.com or call 567-712-7175.
Apex Sports Zone is having adult open soccer every Wednesday night from 8:30-10:30 p.m. for only $10. http://lima.apexsportszone.com/programs/soccer/open-play/
Cairo Recreation now accepting men’s teams for Monday night softball league. Contact Bryan Best 419-230-3946.
SUMMER SPORTS CAMP
Apex Sports Zone will be hosting three different Summer Camps this summer. Camps will run a week long and you can sign up for one day or the full week. Discounts available for campers attending multiple weeks or attending with siblings! For more information please go to www.ApexSportsZone.com or call 567-712-7175
The Lima YMCA and the University of Findlay will be holding a volleyball camp for boys and girls in grades fourth through sixth grade June 19-21. Fee is $70 for members and $80 for non members.