by Advocate StaffersThe annual Portage County open tennis tournament will take place July 9 to 15. Several Aurorans have participated in the past, including multi-time doubles champion Hal Estis.Divisions include youth singles and doubles, men's and women's singles, and men's and women's and mixed doubles.Matches will take place at Kent Roosevelt High School, Ravenna City Park and Kent State University. Sponsors are the Record-Courier and Kent, Ravenna and Brimfield parks and recreation departments.Entry fees are $6 for singles, $10 for a doubles team and $6 for youths. Everyone is guaranteed two matches.For details, call Kent Rec Department at 330-297-8897, the Ravenna department at 330-296-2864 or the Brimfield department at 330-678-1582.+ + +The Greenmen boys basketball program has planned its annual golf outing for Aug. 4 at Raccoon Hills in Franklin Township.Lunch is at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. followed by dinner and prizes. Cost is $95 per person, including lunch, dinner and non-alcoholic beverages.Registration forms are available by calling coach Dave Munson at 330-425-1283.+ + +Four Aurora golfers competed in the Ohio Mid-Amateur tournament June 11 to 13 at Lake Forest Country Club in Hudson.Mark Telerico tied for 26th with 77-79-156, 14 strokes behind winner T.J. Brudzinski of Columbus. Jim Harless and Rick Areddy tied for 38th at 81-79-160 and Jim Mehallis withdrew after shooting an opening round of 80.+ + +A number of local pro golfers teamed with local amateurs in the Ashworth-Club Car Pro-1 Am scratch tournament June 11 at Chagrin Valley Country Club.The highest finishers of the locals were Gary Trivisonno and Larry Lahnan, who shot 2-under 69 and were tied for 12th place. Mitch Camp and Doug Hauenstein tied for 20th with 1-under 70.Gus Mehallis-Jim Mehallis and David Engram-Mark Telerico were tied for 33rd at 72, Bill Reilly-Tom Laubacher were tied for 41st at 73, Anthony Greidanus-David Stanley were tied for 44th at 74 and Jeffrey Sasala-Sean Marks were tied for 47th at 75.+ + +An Aurora Golf and Country Club foursome tied for sixth place in the May 31 pro-officials outing at Congress Lake Golf Club.Pro Bill Reilly, along with Dominic D'Amore, David Vidmar and Tom Wasson, shot 65-64-129 to finish 7 strokes behind the winning Canterbury Golf Club team.+ + +At Walden Golf and Tennis Club, a men's member-guest tournament will take place June 21, while couples guest and dine day will be observed June 24 and the Walden Women's Golf Association member-guest event will be June 26. Details are available in the clubhouse.+ + +Aurora resident Susan Schenck took second place in the women's 55 to 59 age group at the June 10 Morgana Run in Cleveland's Slavic Village. Her time was 47:41.6.+ + +The July 4 fun runs in Aurora include a 1-mile run-walk starting at 8 a.m. and a 5K starting at 8:30 at Bicentennial Park gazebo.Entry fees are $14 for one event and $16 for both. Awards will be given in a number of age groups for men and women. Online registration is possible until midnight July 2 at For details, call the Aurora Parks and Recreation Department at 330-562-4333 or HMA Promotions at 216-762-5151.+ + +The United Way of Portage County's fourth annual 5K-10K race and 1-mile fun walk will take place July 7 in downtown Kent in conjunction with the Kent Heritage Festival.Lead sponsor is the Davey Tree Expert Co., with other sponsors being the Record Publishing Co., Schlabig & Associates, Deluxe Corp. Kent State University, Robinson Memorial Hospital, Huntington Bank and Dr. Stephen Belli.The 5K race begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 10K at 8:30. Participants can pre-register at the agency's Web site or at 5K costs $15 and the 10 K $20 in advance, while race day fees are $20 and $22, respectively. For those wishing to run in both, the cost is $25 in advance and $27 the day of the races.+ + +The Match Stick 4-Miler will be June 22 at the Isham School House in Wadsworth. For details, visit Race for the Parks will be June 30 on the square in Hudson. Entry fee is $15 for the 4-miler and 2-miler. Online signups close June 27 at midnight. To register, visit + +The first "Golden Flashes 101: A Football Clinic for Women" will be July 26 from 5 to 9 pm. at Dix Stadium on the Kent State University campus.The cost is $25, including dinner, a T-shirt and gift bag. The participants will get a firsthand experience of what it is like to be a KSU football player.They also will have the opportunity to run out of the tunnel at Dix Stadium. Information is available by calling 330-672-8414 or visiting and looking at "other headlines."+ + +Streetsboro High School is in need of a head girls soccer coach and assistant girls soccer coach. If interested, call Gary Huber at 330-626-4902 ext. 5.+ + +The Portage County Association of Realtors 2007 golf outing will be July 27 at Paradise Lake Golf Club in Suffield Township. A shotgun start is set for 11:30 a.m. For details, call Archie at 1-800-974-7926, Jake at 216-999-1106 or Laurie at 330-296-5451.+ + +Kent State University and WNIR 100.1 FM have reached a five-year agreement to air Golden Flashes football and men's basketball games.WNIR, the No. 1-rated radio station in the Akron metro market among listeners ages 18 to 49, has a signal that reaches west to Lodi, east to the Pennsylvania border, north to Lake Erie and south to Canton.The range encompasses the Kent-Akron market, while covering Cleveland, Canton and Youngstown as well."I am truly pleased to be partnered with the top station in our market," Kent State Athletic Director Laing Kennedy said. "This will allow our nearly 100,000 alums in the area and our enthusiastic fan base to better follow our football and basketball programs. "I believe that both Kent State and WNIR will benefit greatly from this partnership."The agreement also calls for weekly in-season appearances on WNIR by football head coach Doug Martin and head men's basketball coach Jim Christian.+ + +Six members of the three Aurora private golf clubs are competing in the Northeast Ohio Amateur Invitational tournament.The event got under June 18 at Aurora Golf and Country Club, and will continue June 21 at Fowler's Mill and June 25 at Westwood Country Club.Competing are Mark Telerico of Barrington Golf Club, Doug Hauenstein, Larry Lahnan, Ed Taber and Tony Triscari of Walden and Tom Laubacher of AG&CC. Hauenstein is a past invitational champion.