Sports Calendar

Compiled by Darrell Wacker

Butler golf introduces new coach

VANDALIA — Butler High School has announced the hiring of a new boys golf coach. Coach Christian Koenig is inviting anyone interested in playing golf this fall to an informational meeting on Thursday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the banquet room. Those attending are asked to enter on the south side of the Student Activities Center.

41Hope 5K registration open

VANDALIA — Regsistration is now open for the 41Hope 5K Memorial Run/Walk to be held Saturday, August 26 at 9 a.m. at Butler High School’s Memorial Stadium. This is the day following Butler football’s home opener versus Massillon Perry and the annual Play for a Cure game.

The 41 HOPE 5K raises money for the Blake LaForce #41 Memorial Fund, a VISIONS Endowment Fund, of the Vandalia and Dayton Foundations. The #41 Fund provides two annual college scholarships, one for a boy and one for a girl student athlete, as well for enhancing the student athlete’s experience, at Vandalia-Butler High School. The Butler Kickline captained this Memorial 5K, honoring Blake #41, to Compete, Persevere and Win.

All registration information can be found at

Football officiating class scheduled

HUBER HEIGHTS — Are you interested in officiating football? The Ohio High School Athletic Association needs football officials. The cost of the class is $105 plus the cost of a uniform. After completing the course, officials will be a Class 2 official eligible to officiate youth, junior high, freshman, and junior varsity games. The class is held at Scott Industrial Systems in Huber Heights and begins on July 25. For more information, contact Greg Strickland at (937) 620-6431 or by email at

Compiled by Darrell Wacker

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