Each year, the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association awards scholarships to sons and daughters of active members of the basketball coaches association. This scholarship program was started in 1975 and has rewarded 363 student athletes with scholarship money since its inception. This year it is presenting 15 scholarships in the amount of $1,000. These scholarships are named in honor of a coach who has made significant contributions to Ohio High School Basketball.
Greg Nossaman, 1st Past-President of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association, and Joe Balogh, Awards Director of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association, will present a plaque to each of this year’s recipients.
Mikayla Dodane of Mechanicsburg High School is the recipient of the Wayne Wiseman Scholarship.
Dodane’s mother, Christie, has coached for 23 years and is currently the head girls basketball coach at Mechanicsburg.
UHS baseball falls
XENIA – Xenia defeated Urbana, 9-0, in non-league baseball on Tuesday.
Xenia scored a pair of runs in each of the third and fifth innings to take a commanding 5-0 lead before salting the game away with a four-spot in the sixth.
For Urbana, Caleb Peterson was 2-for-4, Seth Mangus was 1-for-2, Brayden Fain was 1-for-3 with a double and Luc Russell was 1-for-3.
Wapak tops WL-S
Wapakoneta beat WL-S, 6-1, in non-league softball on Tuesday.
For the Tigers (0-1), Kelsey Day took the loss and had a triple.
UHS tennis loses
Urbana lost to Sidney, 3-2, in non-league boys tennis on Tuesday.
UHS’s wins came at third singles and second doubles.
The Hillclimbers (1-1) play on Thursday at Tecumseh.
Urbana Parks and Recreation is now organizing Adult Slow-Pitch Softball Leagues for the summer. Any teams or umpires that have an interest may contact Steve Barrett by phone or text at (937) 408-1527.