Sports briefs

By Robbin Kiser

December 31, 2013

Ryan breaks

own record

The Piqua girls bowling team finished seventh at the Eastern Holiday tournament last weekend.

Hayley Ryan broke her own school record en route to finishing third

After games of 194 and 199, Ryan finished with a 276 for a 669 series. That broke her previous school record of 274.

Alaina Mikolajewski and Sarah Ganger got off to good starts with games of 176 and 175 respectively.

“Then the lane conditions broke down a little for the right handed bowlers and they were not able to catch back up with the conditions,” Piqua coach Craig Miller said.

The team did well during the baker games with games of 212, 153, 163, 196 and 160.

Scores to

air games

ScoresBroadcast.com will air the following high school basketball games.

Thursday: Marion Local girls at Minster, 7:10 p.m.

Friday: Fort Loramie boys at Anna, 6:10 p.m.

Saturday: Houston girls at Jackson Center, 2:10 p.m.; Riverside boys at Fairlawn, 7:10 p.m.

Young Life to

hold league

Miami Shelby County Young Life and the Salvation Army will again hold a high school 4-on-4 basketball league for ages 19 and under.

The games will be held on Friday evening from 4-8 p.m. in the Salvation Army Gym, located on the corner of Wayne and Wood streets in Piqua.

The league will begin March 7 and run through May 16 with a single elimination tournament after the league is over.

There will be a meeting for team captains on Feb. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the Salvation Army Gym, with an hour long open gym to follow the meeting.

Every team must have a representative at the meeting to go over rules and to turn in your roster.

The cost is $40 per team and there is a limit of nine players per team roster.

Information is available at the Salvation Army or Young Life Club. You can also call Larry Butt at 778-1118 or Joe South and 418-9606.


Q: How many coaches have the Cleveland Browns had since their return in 1999?

A: Six


“Until that individual comes in here and wins football games, talk is cheap. So actions speak loud.”

—Browns owner Jimmy Haslam on firing Rob Chudzinski after one season as coach.