LIMA — The Lima City Schools Athletic Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for next year’s induction class.
The Hall of Fame honors teams, athletes, coaches and contributors from Lima Senior, Central High School and South High School. This will be the third class to be inducted.
Below is the criteria for nomination:
• An athlete may be eligible for nomination into the Hall of Fame four years following graduation from the Lima City Schools.
• Team: A team may be eligible for nomination after four years.
• Coach: A coach may be eligible for nomination after four years of no longer coaching for the Lima City Schools.
• A sports contributor is eligible as an individual or group who has helped to develop and foster the growth of athletics in the Lima City Schools athletic community.
Any athlete, coach, community member or group who has had significant impact on the athletic community may also be eligible for nomination.
The deadline for nominations is Sept 13. Nomination forms are available in the Lima Senior Athletic Office.
Nomination information and forms can also be found at limaspartannation.org. Click on “More” on the top of the page to find Hall of Fame information.
Nominations should be returned by Sept. 13 to John Zell at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 419-996-3053 or mail to: Lima Senior Athletic Department, 1 Spartan Way, Lima, OH 45801.
Inductees will be honored at the Feb. 14 Lima Senior home basketball game and again during a dinner and program Feb. 15.
the Team night
CONVOY — The Crestview Athletic Department will conduct its annual Meet the Team night at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the high school gym. All seventh through 12th grade fall student-athletes and parents are requested to attend.
Meet the Team night will give the community the first opportunity to get a look at the 2019 edition of the fall sports’ squads and the high school marching band. A general information session will begin the evening for all student-athletes, parents and community members. During this session, the players and coaches of each team will be introduced.
After the general session, individual meetings with each teams’ fall coaches will occur.
Knight Pride Booster Club memberships will be available during this event to purchase. The Knight Pride Club supports Crestview athletics through the purchase of team uniforms, facility upgrades, and needed equipment.
All-Sports Passes will be on sale following the general session and are good for all home-sporting events (excluding invitational and tournament action) during the fall and winter sports seasons. The cost is $100 for adults and $50 per student with family pricing available. Football reserved seats will be on sale for $30 per seat. Gate prices will be $7 for varsity football games, $5 adults and $4 students for high school soccer and volleyball matches and $4 for adults and $3 for students for entry into all middle school athletic events. Student varsity football season tickets will be $15.
Golden Buckeye card passes will also be available for $10 and are good for use at all athletic events with the exception of varsity football and varsity boys basketball.
Individual presale football tickets ($5 adult, $4 students) can be purchased from 7:45 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. Fridays in the athletic office. All season tickets will continue to be on sale in the athletic office.
For further information, contact the athletic office at 419-749-9100, option No. 3.
third in poll
The University of Northwestern Ohio has been picked to finish third in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference standings in a preseason poll of league coaches.
The Racers received 119 points, behind preseason favorite Madonna, which received 142 points and 10 first-place votes, and Lawrence Tech, which had 130 points and the other two first-place votes. Indiana Tech was picked fourth, followed by Cornerstone, Concordia, Aquinas, Siena Heights, Cleary, Lourdes, UM-Dearborn and Rochester.
UNOH opens the season at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at home against Baker in the opening match of the UNOH Showcase at Racer Stadium.
Reach The Lima News sports department at 567-242-0451.