Galion Area Sports Briefs

Crawford County Sports Hall of Fame

GALION — The Crawford County Sports Hall of Fame is taking applications for nominees to the hall.

Nominees must have distinguished themselves in one or more sports at a Crawford County school or one of the original schools in the county. Teams are also eligible for induction. An athlete must have graduated at least ten years prior to enshrinement and a team must also have a ten-year span from the time of competition. Administrators and coaches must have served in their field for at least ten years. All nominees must have demonstrated good citizenship.

Any individual who has made special contributions toward Crawford County athletic success can be enshrined for those accomplishments. Nomination forms are available at the hall of fame website: or by emailing [email protected] or calling 419-571-6284.

Nominations are due by Dec. 1. The selection committee will make its decision on who will be inducted in early December.

OhioHealth Popcorn 100 Bike Tour is Sept. 10

MARION — The OhioHealth Popcorn 100 Bike Tour is Sept. 10, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The family-friendly ride features three routes (35, 64, and 100 miles). The courses feature flat to rolling terrain in and around Marion County with the longer routes venturing into surrounding counties. Each route will have well stocked aid stations along the way.

Every participant receives an event shirt and a rider patch. The cost is $20 through Sept. 9 and $25 on race day. For information or to register, visit

Tiger soccer teams plan Pizza Hut fundraiser

GALION — Pizza Hut, 820 Harding Way West, will host a fundraiser for the Galion High School boys and girls soccer programs. On Tuesday Aug. 30 from 5:30-8:00 p.m., stop in and enjoy an all you can eat pizza buffet and soft drink for $9.68 plus tax. For every buffet sold, $3.00 will be donated to the high school’s new soccer program.

Victory Lanes sets bowling league meetings

GALION — The City B Bowling League will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29 for its fall meeting. The meeting will be at Victory Lanes. All teams and interested bowlers are urged to attend.

The Tuesday Morning Mixed League will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 6 at Victory Lanes for its fall meeting. All teams and interested bowlers are urged to attend.

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.

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