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Sports Chatter (7-17-13)

Congratulations to Westlake High School graduate Logan Paul and Rocky River High School graduate Madison Connelly for earning 2013 OHSAA Scholar-Athlete scholarships.

Phil Argento Jr. will be running two basketball offensive skills camps (today through Friday and July 24-26) at Lutheran West High School and the Fairview Park Gemini Center. For more information, go to Space is limited.

The Cleveland Touchdown Club is holding the Gene Hickerson Memorial Golf Outing tomorrow at Coppertop at Cherokee Hills Golf Course. The golf package is $100 per person, which includes 18 holes, golf cart, polo shirt, bagged lunch, buffet dinner, door prizes and silent auction. Registration is at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. For more information, call Tony Dick at 216-310-1406, or go to

The 21st annual Classic at Mastick 5K run supporting The Classic at Mastick College Scholarship Fund will be Aug. 14 at the Mastick Woods Picnic Area in the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks. The event is an excellent preseason tuneup for cross country teams, challenging for seasoned runners and easy for leisurely runners. Only 550 entries will be accepted, so register today. Entry fee is $20. Last year, the event surpassed the $100,000 mark in scholarship awards. The race is once again expected to sell out, and registration will close when that happens. Early registration is strongly encouraged. For a registration packet or more information, go to

Rocky River High School is looking for a varsity diving coach. Applicants must have SRFA, CPR, NFHS and Fundamentals of Coaching certifications. Interested persons should send a letter and resume to Mark Wagner, Athletic Director, Rocky River High School, 20951 Detroit Road, Rocky River, OH 44116, or e-mail

The Lake Erie Crushers have announced their fourth annual summer baseball camp series at All Pro Freight Stadium. The baseball camps will focus on the fundamentals of the game, including position-specific training, from professional athletes and coaches of the Crushers. The camps are designed for kids ages 6-14. At the beginning of each day, Crushers players and coaches will separate campers based on their position and/or age level. The Crushers will host four two-day camps this summer. The dates for the 2013 camps are as follows: July 23 and 24; Aug. 14 and 15. Each camp will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For $75 per camp, campers will receive a 2013 baseball camp T-shirt, a Crushers logo baseball for post-camp autograph session and one general admission ticket voucher for a 2013 home game. For more information, stop by All Pro Freight Stadium, call 440-934-3636 or e-mail Kim Deanovic at

New athletes are being sought to join Gaelic football, a sport originating in Ireland that blends the contact of rugby, the agility of soccer and the skills of other field sports to deliver a high-scoring, dynamic game. Practices are currently held outdoors Tuesdays at Impett Park in the West Park neighborhood of Cleveland from 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday’s practices are held at the West Side Irish American Club in Olmsted Falls from 1-2:30 p.m. Once the season begins, training remains on Tuesdays at Impett and practices at the West Side Irish American Club take place Thursdays in preparation for Saturday matches. To find out more information, including season match dates and locations, contact Steve Pepin at 440-396-7256 or




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