Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. 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.


Allen County: The Allen County Archers will be holding 3-D shoots the first Saturday and Sunday of each month through September. It is open to all equipment.They are also holding traditional 3-D shoots on the third Saturday of the month all year long. They are open to all archery equipment.

Columbus Grove: Columbus Grove Archery Club memberships are available. For info call Tom Frick at 419-384-3033.


Lima: The Martyce Kimbrough Basketball Camp for boys and girls will be held Aug. 3-4 at Lima Central Catholic.

The sessions will be from 9 a.m. to noon for sixth through eighth graders and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for kindergarteners through fifth graders.

Instruction from current professional players, skills training, 5-on-5 games, contests, lectures, Q & A sessions, a free T-shirt along with an autograph session at the conclusion of the camp are included.

Register and for more information go to Registration can also be done at


Fort Wayne: There will be a sports card and collectibles show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Aug. 8, at the Ramada plaza center and travel hotel (formally the Hotel Fort Wayne) located at 305 E Washington Center Road (exit 312A off of I-69). Dealers from the tri-state region will be in attendance buying, selling and trading sports and non-sport cards and collectibles. Featured will be vintage and new singles, hobby boxes and supplies. Attendance is free and the public is invited. Feel free to bring items in for appraisal. For more information contact Brian Mayne at 260-824-4867, or go to mcs cards on Facebook.


Delaware: On Oct. 10, BrushPile Fishing will be playing host to the “Never Give Up. Never Quit” Veterans Day Crappie Tournament.” This year it will be hosted at Delaware Lake. The tournament will be one day with two-person teams. Top three places will win cash prizes and the top five places will qualify to participate in the Crappie USA National Tournament held at Green River Lake in Campbellsville, Kentucky, on Oct. 23 and 24. Go to​ for registration details.


Lima: The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce’s 52nd annual Chamber Golf Classic will be Wednesday, Aug. 5, with tee times from 8 a.m. until noon. If allowed, there will be an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The locations of the Golf Classic will be Hidden Creek Golf Club and Colonial Golfers Club. Registrations now being accepted. Register a foursome or be placed with a foursome; tickets are $95 per golfer or $380 for a foursome. There are also 50/50 raffle tickets available for $10 each. To register for or donate a door prize to the Chamber Golf Classic or be a hole sponsor, contact the Programs Team at 419-222-6045 or The rain date is Aug. 12. Download a registration or sponsorship form at

Waynesfield: The 16th annual CMM West (Children’s Medical Missions West) Outing will be held Sunday, Aug. 9, at Prairie View. All proceeds will be going to the organization to purchase airline tickets for children coming from third world countries for free medical care. Cost is $45 per player. Call 419-568-7888 to register. Sponsors are also needed. Call Tami Shobe at 419-303-5068 or Jill Neeley at 937-935-7016 for more information.

Ottawa: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Putnam County has rescheduled its ninth annual Golf For Kids’ Sake scramble event to Sunday, Aug. 30, at Pike Run Golf Club, 10807 Road H, Ottawa, beginning with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost per team is $260, which includes golf for four, two carts, range balls, drink tickets, goodie bags, and two meals. In addition, there are prizes for the first, second, third and highest score and hole prizes. A lunch sponsored by Arby’s will be given to participants prior to play and meals prepared by Uncle Bucks BBQ will be provided for dinner during the awards immediately following the event. First place will be $400 and par 3 holes will have hole in one prizes: including a chance at $10,000 hole in one prize. Door prizes will be accepted up to the day of the event. Find registration and sponsorship forms under events at Registration deadline is Aug. 25. For more information contact Todd Pester at 419-306-2616 or

Ottawa: The 26th annual Networking on the Course Golf Outing is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at Pike Run. The event includes 18 holes of golf, carts, lunch, drink tickets, heavy appetizers and raffle prizes. Call 419-523-3141, email or go to for more information. Fill out a registration form as


Lima: The Allen County Horseshoe Pitchers, located at 1815 C St., 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.


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 10 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (appointment only). Free for YMCA members and $3 per visit for nonmembers or $20 per month for nonmembers (unlimited play). Individuals can register online at Call 419-223-6045 for more information.


Shelby, Darke counties: This year’s Duck N Run 5K to benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County will be virtual. The registration fee is $25. Go to to register and for more information. Deadline to register is July 31.


Elida: Those in kindergarten through eighth grade can register for the fall youth program at Contact Youth Director Scott Cockerell for more information.


Castalia: The Laurie Mann Memorial tournament is scheduled for Saturday at the Lions Park. Contact Mike Williamson at 419-603-7687 for details.

Pandora: The 2020 Ted Fest COED Adult Tournament is being held beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Pandora Community Park. Cost is $200 per team with each squad playing a minimum of two games. Deadline to enter is Aug. 1. For registration forms and tournament rules go to For more information call 419-306-5175.


Lima: The Lima Sabres have various shooting events. Thursday Trap Practice for Adults/Juniors/Beginners is 4 p.m. weekly. Adult Trap Practice is 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, weather permitting. All trap sessions are open to the public. For additional information, go to or visit on Facebook.

Post navigation