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Published: July 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls football hosts Lift-A-Thon

The Cuyahoga Falls High School football team invites the community to join it for the Black Tigers' 2017 Lift-A-Thon July 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will happen at the high school practice field and weight room, located at 2300 Fourth Street.

Fans are invited to the check out new additions to the weight room. Hot dogs will be available for the public. The Black Tigers will be tested in the dead lift, the bench press and the 40-yard dash.

For more information, contact Falls football coach Shane Parker at cf_parkers@cftigers.org.

Ohio Bombers hosting tryouts

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The Ohio Bombers travel baseball program will its 2017 tryout sessions July 17 and 31 at the Akron Sprinfield JEDD Park, located at 2300 Pickle Road in Akron

On July 23, tryouts for players on the 9-and-under, 11-and-under, 13-and-under, 15-and-under levels and 16-and-under levels will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, while tryouts for players at the 8-and-under, 10-and-under, 12-and-under and 14-and-under levels will run from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tryouts for players at the 17-and-under and 18-and-under levels will run from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

On July 30, tryouts for players on the 8-and-under, 10-and-under, 12-and-under and 14-and-under levels will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, while tryouts for players at the 9-and-under, 11-and-under, 13-and-under, 15-and-under levels and 16-and-under levels will run from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tryouts for players at the 17-and-under and 18-and-under levels will run from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Pre-registration is available online at www.ohiobombers.org. All tryouts will have $10 fee at time of registration

Contact Dave Watson at Dave@ohiobombers.com or 330-592-0302 for more information.

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Bridgestone Invitational hosts military events

The World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational has announced its military events and initiatives for the 2017 event, which is set to return to Firestone Country Club's South Course in Akron Aug. 2 to 6.

As part of Birdies for the Brave, a national military imitative supported by the PGA TOUR, the Bridgestone Invitational will offer all National Guard, active duty, Reserve military members, military retirees and their dependents free admission to the tournament by showing a Department of Defense-issued military ID at the gate, along with a military ticket voucher.

Once on site at the Bridgestone Invitational, all military guests will be treated to complimentary food and beverage and a relaxing venue for viewing all of the tournament action at the United Rentals Birdies for the Brave Patriots' Outpost, presented by Kent State University, a military-exclusive hospitality chalet located adjacent to the 14th green at Firestone Country Club.

The Outpost is scheduled to be open Aug. 3-6 from 11 a.m. until the end of play.

Additionally, the Bridgestone Invitational Military Recognition Ceremony is set to take place Aug. 5 at 9:30 a.m. in the Pennzoil Fan Zone presented by Firestone Complete Auto Care.

For more information about the Bridgestone Invitational or to purchase tickets to the 2017 event, visit BridgestoneInvitational.com.


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