Sports Briefs


Mount Gilead Youth Football registration in May

The Mount Gilead Indians Youth Football program will hold registration for the 2016 season on Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Cherry Street gym.

The program is made up of three divisions depending on age and grade: freshman (7-8 years old), junior varsity (9-10) and varsity (11-12). Seventh graders must play junior high football.

The program is open to any student who is enrolled in Mount Gilead, Gilead Christian or a home-schooled program and lives in the Mount Gilead Exempted Village school district who is 7-12 years old by Nov. 1, 2016. The program’s primary focus is teaching the fundamentals and basics of football in a competitive environment.

The registration fee is $99 per player. No money is due until July 30 and fundraising is available to offset the cost. For more information, contact Tim Bland at 419-632-0105 or Bill Baldwin at 419-560-0559.

Information received from Tim Bland.

Highland Music Boosters holding golf outing

The Highland Music Boosters will be holding a golf outing at Wyandot Golf Course (Centerburg) on June 25 at 8:30 a.m. to benefit the Highland music programs.

Cost for a four-person team is $400, while individual admission is $100. Admission includes a hog roast meal, as well as bratwursts, hot dogs and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the day. There will be a number of challenges for prizes held throughout the day, including: a million dollar shot; 10-, 20- and 50-foot putts for $50,000; two par-three hole-in-one challenges to win a car or motorcycle; closest to the line; 50-50 hole on a par three; mulligans for all and longest putt.

Also, sponsorships are available at four different cost levels. For more information or to either register or purchase a sponsorship, please contact Highland Music Boosters President Amy Decker at adecker220@gmail.com or call 740-815-5952.

Information received from Amy Decker.