Area briefs

Nicholas Willis

Nicholas Willis

Son welcomed

TROY — Laura and Kenneth D. Willis, formerly of Troy, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Eoghan Willis, born December 9, 2016 at 2:52 p.m., at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long.

His maternal grandparents are Susan and John Hartley of Troy. His paternal grandparents are June and Kenneth M. Willis of Newport News, Va.

Card club winners named

MIAMI COUNTY — TWIG 4 Card Club Marathon winners for November include:

Bridge winners:

Group 1:

First – Martha Crouse and Joyce Hoover

Second – Karen Rodgers and Beth Earhart

Third – Marsha Simpson and Penny Dye

Group 2:

First – Tim and Judy Logan

Second – Roger and Kathy Luring

Third – Terry and Louretta Gaston

Group 3:

First – Sandy Pahl and Sandy Haack

Second – Penny Dye and Barbara Wilson

Third – Lou Holter and Judy Logan

Group 4:

First – Judy Logan

Second – Laury Braby

Third – Mary Jo Berry

Group 5:

First – Alice Schlemmer

Second – Marge Burk

Third – Mary Jo Lyons

Group 8:

First – Julia Routson

Second – Ruth Jenkins

Third – Beth Earhart

Group 10:

First – Ruth Treon

Second – Sandy Haack

Third – Mary Beth Anthony.

YMCA offers youth leagues

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA is taking registrations for upcoming sports leagues at the Piqua and Robinson branches. These eight week leagues begin on Feb. 10 and 11.

YMCA youth sports are designed for children with all skill levels. Games will use a competitive format including progressive rules enforcement and scoring while maintaining fair play for all participants.

Piqua Branch leagues:

First and second grade boys/girls basketball — Friday evenings

3-4 and 5-6 year-old soccer — Saturday afternoons

7-10-year-0ld soccer – late Saturday afternoons

Robinson Branch leagues

Kindergarten boys/girls basketball — Friday evenings

Third and fourth grade boys/girls basketball — Saturday mornings

First through fourth grade boys/girls floor hockey – Saturday mornings (begins Feb. 25)

4-5-year-old boys/girls basketball — Saturday afternoons.

Registrations are currently being accepted at both branches or over the phone through Jan. 29. For more information, contact Jaime Hull at 440-9622 or

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