Sports calendar


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 sports@limanews.com.

ARCHERY

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.

Columbus Grove

The Columbus Grove Archery Club memberships are available. For info Call Jerry at 419-659-2743.

BASEBALL

Lima

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 jsmagrum@gmail.com.

Lima

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.

Lima

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.

Lima

The Lima YMCA is registering individuals for T-Ball leagues (4-5 years old) and coach pitch league (6-8 years old). The fee is $25 for YMCA members and $50 for non members.

Lima

Hitting tunnels available now at Apex Sports Zone. Come in and book a time to hit in our two professional, indoor, turf batting cages. For more information on rates and availability, check out our website at ApexSportsZone.com - or call 567-712-7175

BASKETBALL

Lima

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.

Lima

The Lima YMCA is registering boys and girls in the first and fourth grade for a summer basketball league until June 2. Fee is $25 for members and $50 for non members.

CYCLING

Lima

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 teamroadrunners.org@gmail.com.

FOOTBALL

Lima

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 players’ needs. For more information or to sign up, please go to ApexSportsZone.com or call 567-712-7175.

GOLF

Lima

The Equestrian Therapy Program will be holding the third annual Par for the Horse golf outing at Hidden Creek Golf Club at 9 a.m. Friday. The golf tournament is a fundraiser for the Equestrian Therapy Program. Contact michele@etpfarm.org for more information.

Lima

The 2018 Lima City Golf Men’s Tournament will take place June 20-24 at courses throughout the Lima area. The tournament will open Wednesday, 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.

Leipsic

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 brentnewell@hotmail.com for more information or to sign up.

Putnam County

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.

Lima

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.

Lima

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.

Lima

The Lima Senior Golf Program and the Spread Jada’s Joy project are teaming up to host a four-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.

Harrod

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.

Harrod

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, dinner, 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 Bradfield Community Center at 419-228-7766 or email kdrake.bradfield@gmail.com for more information.

HORSESHOES

Lima

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.

KICKBOXING

Lima

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/

PHYSICALS

Area

Blanchard Valley Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, 1721 Medical Blvd., Suite D, Findlay, will offer sports physicals to area students throughout May, June, July and August. Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and bring a completed physical form. Physicals cost $25 payable by check or cash at the scheduled appointment. Providers at Blanchard Valley Orthopedics & Sports Medicine include James Davidson, MD, Michael Stump, MD, Stanislaw Dajczak, MD, Katie Fultz, PA-C and Mary Singian, PA-C. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 419.429.6473.

PICKLEBALL

Lima

Pickleball is played at Bradfield Center from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. All skill levels are welcome.

Lima

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.

SHOOTING

Lima Sabres

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.

RUN/WALK

Lima

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 tinyurl.com/myschoolcolor or by completing a paper registration form.

SOCCER

Lima

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.

Elida

The ELIDA Youth Soccer is now registering for the fall of 2018. Kindergarten through eighth grade students are encouraged to register online at ELIDASOCCER.com for the upcoming fall season.

SOFTBALL

Cairo

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 jsmagrum@gmail.com

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING/FITNESS

Lima

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.

SOFTBALL

Lima

Private and Small Group Lessons are available for softball players of all ages. Pitching, hitting, fielding etc. will be taught based on the player’s needs. For more information or to sign up, go to ApexSportsZone.com or call 567-712-7175.

Kenton

There will be a men’s softball tournament June 15-16 at the recently restored Kenton’s waterworks park. The entry fee is $125 per team. It is a double elimination tournament where, first eight teams will be accepted, Call 419-674-4850 (Randy Manns) or kentonmayor@windstream.net for more info. Also teams interested in a Friday night league can contact the same numbers.

SOCCER

Lima

Apex Sports Zone is having adult open soccer from 8:30-10:30 p.m. every Wednesday for $10. http://lima.apexsportszone.com/programs/soccer/open-play/

SUMMER SPORTS CAMP

Lima

Apex Sports Zone will be playing host to three different summer camps this summer. Camps will run a week long. 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 ApexSportsZone.com or call 567-712-7175

VOLLEYBALL

Lima

The Lima YMCA and the University of Findlay will be holding a volleyball camp for boys and girls in grades four through six June 19-21. Fee is $70 for members and $80 for non members.

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