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 Monday of each week to The Lima News.


Allen County: The Allen County Archers are 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 Lima Family YMCA will be holding a skill development training program for boys and girls in kindergarten through second grade. Participants will work on the game’s basics and are asked to bring their own basketballs if possible. Registration is until Oct. 30. Sessions will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will begin Nov. 7. Cost is $20 for Y members and $40 for non-members, including a T-shirt. Masks are required when entering and walking through the building. Contact Aaron Cross at 419-223-6045, or for more information. Sign up online at or at the YMCA (345 S Elizabeth St.)


Fort Wayne: There will be a sports card and collectibles show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Allen County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building (No. 4) located at 2726 Carroll Road. There are scheduled to be 65 tables of dealers from the tri-state region 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.


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.


Lima: The WAR Wrestling Presents Fansgiving event will be held Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Empowered Sports Center, 1730 N. Union St.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m with wrestling starting at 7 p.m.

There will be 200 tickets sold at $16 with all local and state restrictions, protocols and guidelines followed. Get advance tickets in Lima at Groamy’s CD’s and Tapes, online at or direct message to get tickets to pay at the door.

Matches Signed: Lord Crewe vs. “No Shame” Jimmy Shane; The Revolution (War Hoss) vs. The Wiseguys (Gino DeCapo & ????) vs. Beastman / The Mysterious Movado; Aaron Williams vs. Austin Manix; “Black Diamond” Jack Price vs. Espíritu Maya; Shane Foster vs. “Unchained”Brandon Day; Cody Jones w/ Paloma Starr vs. The Voodoo King Mojo McQueen and “Guiding Light” Matt Taylor vs. Crash Jaxon. Card and talent are subject to change.


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.

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