Galion Area Sports Briefs


Bruce Waite 5k race Sept. 18 in Ontario

ONTARIO — The Bruce A. Waite 5K honors the life of former Mansfield Senior High School teacher (1959-1989), Bruce Waite, who died of cancer in 2003. The race is Sunday, Sept. 18 at Ontario High School, 457 Shelby Ontario Road at 2 p.m. Registration starts at 1 p.m.

New for year 5 of this race are Ekho Activity Monitors for the first 100 registered. As always, the day is full of energy, music, door prizes, food, and oh yes, cotton candy! There were 328 people participating last year. The race will be chip-timed by Ohio Race Day. And of course, the first 200 registered are guaranteed to get everyone’s favorite long-sleeved Miles for Meso shirt.

The event has raised $40,000 for mesothelioma research.

Join the celebration by registering or sponsoring at www.BruceWaite5K.com For information, contact Jill Waite at [email protected] Follow the event on Facebook.

Elkhorn Lake Hunt Club Family Field Day

BUCYRUS — Elkhorn Lake Hunt Club, 4146 Klopfenstein road, will have its Family Field Day on Sept. 24. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. A $5 donation gets you lunch and outdoor events such as archery, fishing, shotgun and rifle ranges, and additional seminars.

Children must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult and a pre-registration form and liability waiver must be signed and returned by Sept. 23.

Forms are available on line at www.elkhornlakehuntclub.com, or call Elkhorn Lake Hunt Club at 419-562-6131 to get a mailed registration packet.

A youth pheasant hunt will be held the same day for youth 12 and older and valid hunting licenses.

Soccer program registration open at Galion YMCA

GALION — The Galion YMCA is accepting registration for its fall soccer program. Soccer is offered for any youth entering kindergarten through sixth grades. Registration deadline is Tuesday, Sept.6. Call Jason Gaugh at 419-468-7754 or email [email protected] for information.

Duck Blind Lottery info from ODNR

The 2016 duck blind lottery drawings at select Ohio State Park lakes are Saturday, Aug. 20.

Adams Lake State Park — Two blinds. Applications will be accepted starting at 8 a.m. with the drawing at 9:30 a.m. at Shawnee State Park office, 4404 Ohio 125, Portsmouth, 45663. Call 740-858-6652.

Alum Creek State Park — Twenty-four blinds. Applications will be accepted beginning at 8 a.m. with the drawing at 8:30 a.m. at 3305 S. Old State Road, Delaware, 43015. Call 740-548-4631.

A.W. Marion State Park — Three blinds. Applications will be accepted beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the drawing at 9 a.m. at the Deer Creek State Park office, 20635 State Park Road 20, Mount Sterling, 43143. Call 740-869-3124.

Buck Creek State Park — Nineteen blinds. Applications will be accepted beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the drawing at 9 a.m. at 1976 Buck Creek Lane, Springfield, 45502. Call 937-322-5284.

Caesar Creek State Park — Twenty-one blinds. Applications will be accepted beginning at 7:30 a.m. with the drawing at 8 a.m. Meet at the main beach house at 8570 E. State Route 73, Waynesville, 45068. Call 513-897-3055.

Cowan Lake State Park — Ten blinds. Applications will be accepted beginning at 7:30 a.m. with the drawing at 8 a.m. at the park commissary at 1750 Osborn Road, Wilmington, 45177. Call 937-382-1096.

Deer Creek State Park — Four blinds. Applications will be accepted beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the drawing at 9 a.m. at 20635 State Park Road, Mount Sterling, 43143. Call 740-869-3124.

Delaware State Park — Twenty-five blinds. Applications will be accepted beginning at 8 a.m. with the drawing at 8:30 a.m. at 5202 U.S. 23 North, Delaware, 43015 (meet at the marina). Call 740-548-4631.

East Fork State Park — Twenty-four blinds. Applications will be accepted beginning at 7:30 a.m. with the drawing at 8 a.m. at 3294 Elklick Road, Bethel, 45106. Call 513-734-4323.

Bucyrus co-ed fall softball league forming

BUCYRUS — The Bucyrus Softball Association will have a fall co-ed softball league at Lions Park, starting Sunday, Aug. 28. Games will start at 5 p.m., with the last game at 8 p.m. Entry fee is $200, plus $5 per game for the umpire.

This will be a four-week season, paper roster, NSA rules, and provide your own girls 11-inch and mens012 inch, 52 core, 275 compression ball. Drawing deadline to enter is Aug. 21. For information, call 419-563-5849, 419-569-5731 or 419-571-7705.

Bucyrus mens softball, fall league forming

BUCYRUS — The Bucyrus Softball Association will have a fall mens softball league starting Friday, Aug. 26t. The games will start at 6 p.m., with the last game at 9 p.m. Entry fee is $200 plus $5 per game for the umpire.

This will be a four-week season, paper roster, NSA rules, provide your own mens 12-inch, 52 core, 275 compression ball. Drawing deadline to enter is Aug. 19, 2016. For information, call 419-569-5731.

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