The Sideline – February 18

Show off hoops skills at Eastern Hancock

The Eastern Hancock Athletic Boosters will conduct their annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament at Eastern Hancock Schools on Saturday, March 14. The tourney will consist of five divisions of play for boys and girls.

New to this year’s tournament is the addition of an open division for those older than high school age. Early registrations are due by March 7. Space permitting, registrations will be accepted from 9 to 10 a.m. the day of the tournament.

For more information, including an entry form, visit the school websites at or, or contact Greg Hall at


Boys sectional draw broadcast planned

What: 105th Annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament Pairings Show

When: 4 p.m. Sunday

Television: Fox Sports Indiana


Radio: 1070-AM, IHSAA Champions Network

Complete pairings: Available at following the broadcast


Baseball, softball sign-ups underway

Baseball players ages 4 to 18 and softball players between the ages of 4 and 13 are invited to register online through Monday for the New Palestine Youth League at

For more information, email

The Eastern Hancock Youth Baseball Program for Eastern Hancock School Corporation boys and girls has opened registration in the 6U, 9U and 12U leagues.

Register with Lorrie Edwards in the Eastern Hancock High School athletics office. Cost is $50 per player. Volunteers for coaching and umpiring also are sought.

For more information, contact Stu Fisher at

Registration for the Greenfield Youth Baseball Association Recreational League will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and Feb. 28, at the Riley Park concession stand, 810 E. Lincoln St. The league is for boys ages 5 to 16. Practices begin in late March, with games beginning April 18 and continuing through June.


Cougars schedule practice events

Volleyball weightlifting for Greenfield-Central players in Grades 8 to 11 will begin March 2 (Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m.) in the high school weight room.

Greenfield-Central cheerleading open practice for Grades 9 to 12 is Monday, as well as March 2 and March 9 in the Cheer Loft from 6 to 8 p.m. A mandatory cheer parent meeting will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. March 11 in the Cougar Meeting Room. Clinics are March 17 (6 to 8 p.m.) and March 19 (6 to 8 p.m.), with cheer tryouts at 4 p.m. March 20.


Prep schedule


Boys basketball: Mt. Vernon at New Palestine, 7:30 p.m.; Rushville at Greenfield-Central, 7:30 p.m.; Morristown at Eastern Hancock, 7:30 p.m.

Wrestling: New Palestine at state finals at Indianapolis, 6 p.m.


Boys basketball: Mt. Vernon at Richmond, 3:30 p.m. (Note: This is a time change from originally scheduled start); New Palestine at Whiteland, 7:30 p.m.; Greenfield-Central at Avon, 7:30 p.m.

Wrestling: New Palestine at state finals at Indianapolis, 9 a.m.