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Sloe is a golf qualifier

Christopher Sloe of Aurora qualified for the Junior PGA Championship recently in the first in a series of qualifiers at Riceland Golf Club near Orrville. He, along with Mark Schlabach of Berlin shot the qualifier's best scores -- 1-over-par 72 -- in the boys 16-18 age division. Ten junior golfers qualified.

Mylotts named MVPs

Students, faculty and parents at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson celebrated the accomplishments of athletes during the spring awards ceremony May 19.

Earning honors as most valuable players in baseball were Class of 2015 members Joseph and Patrick Mylott of Aurora. WRA also recognized 265 athletes who earned letters this year in 23 varsity sports, nine seniors who were three-sport letter winners and 36 who were varsity captains.

Mehallises place high

Jimmy Mehallis of Aurora placed first in the 10-11-year-old age group at the Blossom Time Run 5.25-miler in Chagrin Falls. His time was 42:42. His sister Lexie was ninth among 14-15-year-olds in 43:13 and their mother Debbie was 17th amoing 45- to 49-year-old women in 43:03.

Runs slated in region

Distance runs coming up June 7 in the area include the Healthy Planet, Healthy People 5K in the Rocky River Reservation, the UrbanObstacle at the Barley House in Cleveland and Run for the Red at Lorain County MetroParks Steel Mill Trail. On June 8 is the Slavic Village Pierogi Dash in Cleveland. For details, visit www.hermescleveland.com. The Trot with the Cops will be June 8 at Bexley Park in South Euclid. For details, visit www.hmapromotions.net.

Grdina scores an ace

Jack Grdina of Aurora aced the 130-yard, par 3 11th hole at Oak Knolls Golf Course in Kent on May 17. He used an 8-iron. It was his seventh career hole-in-one.

Grid year 2014 tickets

on sale at Kent State

Season tickets for the 2014 Kent State football season are nnow on sale. The Golden Flashes will play six games at Dix Stadium and packages can be purchased for as low as $10 per game.

Chairbacks at $96 and general admission packages at $60 both include a season-long parking pass at a $30 value.

Season ticket holders will also be given an exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets for KSU's road game at Ohio Stadium against the Buckeyes on Sept. 13.

As an incentive, new season ticket holders will be given a chance to win a trip with the team to the University of Virginia for the Sept. 27 game in Charlottesville.

Other perks for season-ticket holders include merchandise discounts and a special invitation to an appreciation event prior to the season.

Kent State finished the 2013 season with a 4-6 record under first-year head coach Paul Haynes. Season ticket packages can be purchased by calling 330-672-2244.

Hradisky gets district

honors for academics

Baldwin Wallace University track and field athlete Brooke Hradisky of Aurora has been given 2014 Capital One Division III Academic All-District 7 honors. She now qualifies for the national Capital One Academic All-America ballot.

Hradisky, who carries a 3.93 grade point average in political science, competed in cross country and track. She was B-W's 2014 Clyde Lamb Award winner, symbolic of the school's most outstanding female student-athlete and was the B-W Student Service Organiziation's student of the year.

Hradisky, who served as president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in 2013-14 was a multiple All-Ohio Athletic Conference performer and ranked among the best 800-meter runners in Division III. She was the indoor and outdoor All-Ohio 800 runnerup, and was a four-year standout on the cross country team.

In the classroom, Hradisky was a dean's list student, member of the Alpha Lambda, Dayton C. Miller and Chi Sigma Alpha honoraries and a Jacket scholar.

Amateur tournaments

seeking area linksters

Area golfers are registering for the 2014 editions of the Portage County Amateur and Junior Amateur.

The 7th Matt Mishler Junior Portage County Amateur will tee off July 21-22 with divisions for 12 and under, 13 to 15 and 16 to 19 for both boys and girls.

The 84th Record-Courier Amateur and Senior Amateur is set for July 26-27, with open, senior men, gold men, platinum men, women and senior women divisions.

Registration forms may be picked up at host courses Oak Knolls Golf Club and Windmill Lakes Golf Club or copied on the Facebook page Golf for the Record-Courier Portage County Amateurs as well as at www.neohgolf.com.

For information call (330) 206-9083.

Standings listed for 2

adult softball leagues

Standings in the city's parks-recreation department adult coed softball Wednesday night league are as follows:

Carlton Harley Davidson and Slater & Zurz LLP 8-0, The Misfits 7-1, Brugmann Sand & Gravel, Doogan's of Aurora and Papous Tap'N Grill 5-3, Brewster's Bar 4-4, Smith & Oby and Rush Hour Grille 2-6, Technical Consumer Products and AssuraMed Team 1 0-8.

Standings in the city's parks-recreation department Friday night adult men's softball league are as follows:

The Flip Side 9-1, Wing Warehouse 8-1, Brester's Bar 8-2, B-Dubs 6-3, Steel Supply 6-4, Darko 5-5, Performance and Rush Hour 5-5, Ohio State Waterproofing 4-6, DWY Construction 3-7, and Doogan's of Aurora and the Sons of Pitches 0-10.

Sellers golf outing set
The Kim Sellers Foundation will sponsor its fifth annual fundaising golf outing June 20 at Grantwood Golf Course on Route 43 in Solon.
The foundation was started in 2000 by Sellers, a WZAK radio personality and Aurora resident, as a result of her being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1992.
Since that time, the foundation has had a strong presence in Northeast Ohio by providing educational programs to increase the awareness and to educate individuals about the care, treatment and potential effects of MS.
The efforts of the KSF have been supported over the years by individuals and organizations committed to the cause.
Registration for the outing will be at 9 a.m., with a shotgun start at 10:30. The cost of $100 per person includes green fees, cart, continental breakfast, lunch, dinner and prizes.
A $50 fee will be charged for dinner only. Hole sponsorships are available for $125.
For further information, call 330-714-6097 or 330-697-0579. Registration forms and checks can be mailed to the Kym Sellers Foundation, Leader Building, 526 Superior Ave., Suite 910, Cleveland 44114.
Include your name and the names of others in your foursome, if applicable.

ABL sets picnic, game
Two events are planned by the Aurora Baseball League — the family picnic July 5 at 11 a.m. at Sunny Lake and family baseball day July 6 at Canal Park in Akron. Tickets for the latter must be ordered June 26. For details, visit www.aurorabaseballleague.com.

Baseball, football news

Aurora Baseball League travel and tournament tryouts will be June 8 at Sunny Lake Park (noon to 3 for 12-14U and 4 to 7 p.m. for 9-11U) and July 20 from 9 a.m. to noon for 12-14U and 1 to 4 for 9-11 U.
A youth baseball camp will be June 10-12, the Captains Baseball Academy will run June 16-19 and this year’s Aurora tourney is June 26-29.
Meanwhile, registration for 2014 Aurora Youth Football is June 27 and player evaluations start July 15.

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