VAN WERT — The Bob Stevens Classic tennis tournament was held this past weekend with 64 competing in all divisions which was almost double last year’s numbers.
The tournament finals were as follows:
In the men’s open singles division Chuck Rollins defeated Luis Lorea 6-3, 6-3. In men’s doubles Lorea and Rollins teamed up to defeat Brandon Amstutz and Dale Oates 6-2, 6-2. Claire Oates defeated Ali Moreland in both the women’s open singles and junior girls singles 6-4, 6-1. The mixed doubles team of Claire and Dale Oates defeated Chris Kelly and Quinn Whitacker 6-3, 5-7, (10-6). Dale Oates won the junior boy’s singles by defeating Spencer Collins 6-0, 6-1. The women’s doubles event was won by Barb Prince and Marla Stone over Jenna Haggard and Cindy Schneck 7-6, 7-6. In the women’s senior singles division, Barb Prince defeated Joan Collar 6-2, retire. And the fun doubles event was won by Sydney Dull and Brenda Dull.
The proceeds from this year’s tournament will be donated to the American Cancer Society. With donations from sponsors, First Federal Savings and Loan & Lee Kinstle GM, combined with entry fees and concession profits, this year’s tournament raised more than $1,200.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Emily Sreenan of Lima and Wyatt Stahl were the top finishers in the Lima Exchange Club’s 15th
annual Pace for Prevention 5K Run and Walk held Tuesday at Heritage Park.
Sreenan, age 15, was top women’s finisher with a chip time of 20 minutes, 53.5 seconds. Wyatt Stahl, 16, had a chip time of 17:18.2 for the fastest overall time.
The monthly sports card and collectibles show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. at the Hotel Fort Wayne (formally the Marriott), located at 305 E. Washington Center Rd., Exit 312A off of Interstate 69.
Dealers will be buying, selling and trading new and vintage sports and nonsports cards, hobby boxes, supplies and memorabilia. There is no admission fee and the public is welcome to attend. For more information contact Brian Mayne at 260-824-4867 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.