Local sports briefs


Houston looking for coaches

HOUSTON — Houston is looking for a coach for junior high boys and/or girls track for 2016, in addition to junior high volleyball and junior varsity baseball.

Anyone interested is asked to email John Willoughby at jwilloughby@hardin-houston.org if interested.

Edison women win big

PIQUA — The Edison Community College women’s basketball team won 90-69 over Lorain County in action Wednesday night.

The Lady Chargers held a 44-37 lead at the half, then outscored Lorain 32-6 in the third quarter.

Brooke Dunlevy led Edison with 20, Sydney Miller and Carly Buzzard had 16 apiece, Brooke Hickey added 15 and Cadence Jacobs finished with 10.

Dana Heckman had 10 rebounds and nine points, and Dunlevy also dished out seven assists. Miller had five assists and Buzzard eight rebounds.

Edison is now 4-7 on the year.

STAARS baseball camps announced

TROY — The STAARS Training Academy is offering a basic skills camp for both baseball and softball Dec. 28, 29 and 30 at its facility in Troy.

The leading instructor will be hitting and infield coach Luis Bolivar of the Dayton Dragons, along with Connor Graham of the Colorado Rockies and Rick Gold, former Piqua and Russia high school coach now with Wittenberg.

The lead softball instructor will be Dan Cain, head coach at Troy High School.

The softball camp will run from 5-to-7 p.m. and the baseball camp from 7-to-9 p.m. The cost is $75, and for more information, go online at www.staarsacademy.com or call 937-339-3330.

There will also be four special mini-clinics for advanced players, including a middle infielder clinic on Dec. 30, a pitching and catching clinic on Dec. 28, and a hitting clinic on Dec. 29. The cost is $40 per session or $99 for any three.

Christian Academy boys fall

The Christian Academy boys basketball team dropped a 56-29 verdict to Dayton Temple in recent action.

For Christian Academy, Paul Kindig was the top scorer with nine points.

Other scorers for CA were Josiah Kramer with six, Noah Joins, Jarred Peterson and Jay Curliss with four, and Evan Amsden with two. Joins also had eight rebounds.