OHSAA releases academic teams
The Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association released its Academic All-Ohio teams as well as the five teams in the state with the highest GPAs.
Locally, LaBrae's Peyton Aldridge was named to the Division III team. Along with averaging 21.4 points per game, he recorded a 3.95 GPA.
On the girls' side, Pymatuning Valley's Geena Gabriel was named to the Division III team with her 3.73 GPA. Gabriel averaged 18.3 points per game for the Lakers this year. Also, PV's team had the fourth highest GPA in the state with a 3.887.
Ridge's Davidson chooses JCU
Kyle Davidson of Mineral Ridge, son of Russell and Shelli Davidson, has decided to continue his academic and athletic career at John Carroll University.
While a part of the Rams' football team, he started on the offensive and defensive line, was team captain and made the All-County team.
While playing football at John Carroll, he plans to major in business marketing and currently has a 3.2 GPA.
SCGA looking for new members
Sponsors Classic Golf Association is looking for new members into the organization.
The 2014 schedule is:
May 4: at Windmill Lakes
May 18: at Tamer Win
June 9: at Trumbull Country Club (optional event)
June 29: at Candywood
July 27: at Riverview
Aug 17: Chris Macaulay at Tamer Win (optional event)
The SCGA is a USGA licensed member club using handicaps based on the USGA system for handicapping. All Tournaments are played at 100-percent handicap, unless noted.
To be a part of the SCGA, one must pay memebership dues of $20 and entry fee for each tournament.
Howland accepting HOF nominees
The Howland High School Activities Department is accepting nominees for its Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
Nominating forms are now available in the high school activities office. Nominations will be accepted until May 14.
The new members will be introduced at the Toledo Bowsher football game Sept. 26. The induction ceremony will take place Sept. 27 at Dilucia's Banquet Hall.
For more information, call the school's activities office at 330-856-8233.
Girard HOF induction tonight
The Girard Hall of Fame has announced its 2014 class of inductees. Inducted this year are:
Dustin Helle, class of 2003
Tealle Hunkus, 2003
Randy Mason Jr., 2002
Michael Cardiero, 1979
Michael DelBene, 1972
Webster Dawson, 1955
Ken Vaughn, 1953
Claire Purdum, 1929
Jane Harris and Edward Crish, community service awards
The inductees will be honored at a banquet at 7 p.m. tonight at Leo's Ristorante. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are available at Melfi's Pizza Parlor, or by calling Mark Zuppo at 330-501-5385.
Also, the HOF committee will be honoring and awarding its inaugural Girard HOF Student-Athlete Scholarship Award winners.
Tennis group awarding scholars
The Trumbull County Tennis Association is preparing to award its yearly scholarships - the T.C.T.A. Scholarships and the Gary Dieter Memorial Scholarship - to area seniors.
Trumbull County graduating seniors who are T.C.T.A. members and have played varsity tennis are eligible for this scholarship. Consideration also is given to non Trumbull County students who are T.C.T.A. members and have participated in T.C.T.A. tournaments.
For applications, visit www.trumbullcountytennis.com.
Deadline to apply is April 14.