Jackson County Golf Open
The 41st annual Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Jackson County Golf Open will be held Thursday, June 18, at the Elks Golf Course. The tournament will feature a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.
The cost is $70 per player, which includes 18 holes, use of cart and a steak dinner courtesy of The Scioto Ribber restaurant. Checks should be made payable to the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. Individuals do not need to be members of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce to play.
Businesses are welcome to be golf hole sponsors for $50.
To register, or for more information, please contact the Jackson Area of Commerce at 740-286-2722 between 8 a.m. and noon on Weekdays.
Shawnee State Women’s Basketball Golf Scramble
The SSU women’s basketball team will be holding a golf scramble on June 13 at 9 a.m. at Shawnee Golf Course. Registration is $220 per team with a lunch included. First place will receive $500, second place will receive a one-night stay at the Shawnee State Lodge.
The team is also looking for hole sponsorships for the event, which cost $100 per hole.
To register, call 740-351-3271 or 606-922-3121.
Summer Basketball League
The Complex will be starting a summer basketball league on weeknights beginning June 15. There will be five divisions for both boys and girls.
The following grades will participate on the following nights: First through second graders and third through fourth graders on Thursday, fifth through sixth graders on Tuesday, junior high on Monday and freshmen and JV on Monday.
Eligible grade will be determined by the upcoming 2015-16 school year.
The season will consist of six games with a league tournament to follow. All games will be played indoors at The Complex with licensed officials. Entry Fee is $45 per player if signed up before June 1 and $50 per player after. Each player will also receive a league T-shirt. For more information or to sign up, contact Brandon Entler at 740-285-2049 or 740-876-8634.
Shawnee Junior High Team League
The Shawnee Junior High Team League will start June 16 for boys and June 18 for girls. The league is accepting rising seventh and eighth grades.
The cost is $300 per team. Forms can be accessed at ssubears.com, under the camps tab. For more information, contact Jeff Nickel at 740-351-3271.
Bannon Park Classic
The annual Bannon Park Classic basketball tournament will take place July 3-5. The junior high tournament will begin on Friday, the high school tournament will be completed Saturday and the adult tournament will be played on Sunday.
Each tournament features five-on-five, full-court, double elimination basketball.
For more information or to become a sponsor of the event, contact Jeff Lisath at email@example.com.
Great American Hoops Inviational
The Great American Hoops Invitational will take place July 8 through 24 at the Portsmouth High School gymnasium. There is no entry fee to join double elimination tournament, and teams have the chance to win $25 thousand. For more information, go to www.greatamericanhoops.com or call 614-463-0146.
Circleville Dog Days
The 14th annual Circleville Dog Days 5K road race, presented by Red Barn, will be held Sat., Aug. 1 at 9 a.m., beginning and ending at Circleville High School.
The event boasts unique Dog Days suncatchers, given to the top three in each of 34 total age groups, and awards to the top three overall male and female finishers. Numerous door prizes also will be awarded. Water and splits will be available on the course, and refreshments will be available at the finish.
If you are interested in running, print an entry form at www.circlevillexc.com or register the day of the race from 7:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. There is a $15 pre-registration fee ($20 on race day), and at least the first 150 registered will receive a free T-shirt.
Shawnee State Golden Bear Sign-Ups
Sign-ups for the Golden Bear program will be taking place throughout the year in the Shawnee State Natatorium. The Golden Bear program offers free admission to all SSU athletic events, use of the Health and Wellness Center, access to Aeorbic Dance Classes and Waster Aerobics classes and free health screenings for Scioto County residents 60 years of age and older. Sign-ups will be taking place for the 2015-16 school year, so all members — no matter how recent — must sign up again. Contact program director Jeff Nickel with questions at 740-351-3271.