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Retired Men’s Golf Leagues offered at Homestead

TIPP CITY — Homestead Golf Men’s Retired Leagues for Wednesday and/or Friday mornings will have an open enrollment and league rules meeting at Homestead at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 13. Homestead is located at 5327 Worley Road, Tipp City.

Interested men retired or older than 55 years of age are invited. Yearly fees of $20 per league are payable April 9 or by start of golf league. Golf balls are awarded for weekly prizes.

Anticipated start of league play will be April 27 and April 29.

This notice will be sent with a return postcard to last year’s players. If you played last year and didn’t receive a card, call Jim Schumacher, secretary at 698-4412 or email New applicants may address response to Homestead Golf Course 698-4876 or Jim Schumacher 698-4412.

Wood Bat Tournament set

STRUTHERS — The 2016 Bob Cene All Ohio Challenge Wood Bat Tournament for teams ages 16 thru 18 will be held June 23 thru June 26 at the Bob Cene Basaeball Complex in Struthers, Ohio. Contact Ken Quinn (330) 719-0581 for information.

Nominees sought for 2017 Northmont Baseball Hall of Fame

CLAYTON — Northmont Baseball is seeking nominations for the NHS Baseball Hall of Fame (HOF) for 2017. This award is to honor people and teams who have made outstanding contributions in NHS Baseball. Qualifications are that the nominee be a former player, coach or associate of NHS baseball. Players must be out of high school for a minimum of 10 years and coaches must have coached in the Northmont system at least 10 years. If you wish to submit a nominee, please contact Bonnie or Daryl Evans at 836-6249 or via e-mail at or visit the Northmont Baseball website to obtain a nomination form. Cutoff for the 2017 nominations is June 1, 2016. Please note, the HOF winners for 2016 have been selected and will be announced in the Englewood Independent prior to the presentations at the First Pitch Banquet in March. The committee maintains previously submitted nominees which will be considered each subsequent year, along with new nominations received.

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