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Published: July 16, 2017 12:00 AM

SYB hosts tryouts for 2018 season

Stow Youth Baseball will host tryouts for its 2018 travel teams in late July. Travel teams are open for young players ages nine through 15 who plan on attending and playing baseball at Stow-Munroe Falls High School.

Players and parents are asked to contact their coaches via email or visit www.stowyouthbb.org for more information. Additional tryouts may be added.

Dates and location for tryouts are as follows:

9U Maroon -- Coach Bob Miller (bmiller3028@att.net) -- July 23, 1 to 3 p.m., SYB Field 1

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9U Gold -- Coach Ward Eaton (wardeaton@gmail.com) -- July 23, 10 am.m to noon, SYB Field 1

10U -- Coach J.R. Stewart (stewart.jr2@gmail.com) -- July 30, 1 to 3 p.m., SYB Field !

11U -- Coach Nathan Jones (jones6762@gmail.com) -- July 16, 1 to 3 p.m. and July 22, 1 to 3 p.m, SYB Field 1

13U -- Coach Craig DeLorenzo (cdelorenzo@hoffleigh.com) -- July 22 10 a.m. to noon, July 23 3 to 5 p.m. and Aug. 5 10 a.m. to noon, SYB Field No. 3

14U -- Coach Adam Heideman (adamheideman@yahoo.com) -- Time and location to be announced by the coach.

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15U -- Coach Brian Allio (brianallio22@gmail.com) -- July 23 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Forest Brook Park.

Ohio Bombers hosting tryouts

The Ohio Bombers travel baseball program will its 2017 tryout sessions July 17 and 31 at the Akron Sprinfield JEDD Park, located at 2300 Pickle Road in Akron

On July 23, tryouts for players on the 9-and-under, 11-and-under, 13-and-under, 15-and-under levels and 16-and-under levels will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, while tryouts for players at the 8-and-under, 10-and-under, 12-and-under and 14-and-under levels will run from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tryouts for players at the 17-and-under and 18-and-under levels will run from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

On July 30, tryouts for players on the 8-and-under, 10-and-under, 12-and-under and 14-and-under levels will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, while tryouts for players at the 9-and-under, 11-and-under, 13-and-under, 15-and-under levels and 16-and-under levels will run from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tryouts for players at the 17-and-under and 18-and-under levels will run from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Pre-registration is available online at www.ohiobombers.org. All tryouts will have $10 fee at time of registration

Contact Dave Watson at Dave@ohiobombers.com or 330-592-0302 for more information.

Bridgestone Invitational hosts military events

The World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational has announced its military events and initiatives for the 2017 event, which is set to return to Firestone Country Club's South Course in Akron Aug. 2 to 6.

As part of Birdies for the Brave, a national military imitative supported by the PGA TOUR, the Bridgestone Invitational will offer all National Guard, active duty, Reserve military members, military retirees and their dependents free admission to the tournament by showing a Department of Defense-issued military ID at the gate, along with a military ticket voucher.

Once on site at the Bridgestone Invitational, all military guests will be treated to complimentary food and beverage and a relaxing venue for viewing all of the tournament action at the United Rentals Birdies for the Brave Patriots' Outpost, presented by Kent State University, a military-exclusive hospitality chalet located adjacent to the 14th green at Firestone Country Club.

The Outpost is scheduled to be open Aug. 3-6 from 11 a.m. until the end of play.

Additionally, the Bridgestone Invitational Military Recognition Ceremony is set to take place Aug. 5 at 9:30 a.m. in the Pennzoil Fan Zone presented by Firestone Complete Auto Care.

For more information about the Bridgestone Invitational or to purchase tickets to the 2017 event, visit BridgestoneInvitational.com.


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