The Sideline – February 21

Boys basketball pairings show to air Sunday

The 105th Annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament Pairings Show is Sunday at 4 p.m. It will be shown live on Fox Sports Indiana. Complete pairings will be available at following the broadcast. Sectionals will be March 3 through 7.

Local sectionals (with records through Thursday)

Class 4A 9 at New Castle: Anderson (5-16), Connersville (12-9), Greenfield-Central (9-12), Mt. Vernon (10-8), New Castle (8-9), Pendleton Heights (16-5), Richmond (18-3).

Class 4A 13 at Whiteland: Center Grove (10-9), Franklin Central (4-13), Franklin (8-12), Greenwood (3-17), New Palestine (10-9), Whiteland (8-11).

Class 2A 41 at Hagerstown: Cambridge City Lincoln (8-11), Centerville (10-8), Eastern Hancock (9-11), Hagerstown (13-4), Knights-town (12-7), Northeastern (17-3), Union County (10-10).


Greenfield youth soccer sign-ups underway

Greenfield Area Soccer Club spring soccer registration ends March 1. Register online at Children ages 2½ to 18 are eligible. Information: 317-620-1057,


Cougars cheer program sets dates

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


Prep schedule


Boys basketball: Mt. Vernon at Richmond, 3:30 p.m.; 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.

Boys swimming: Eastern Hancock, Greenfield-Central, Mt. Vernon, New Palestine at New Palestine Sectional, 9 a.m.


Boys basketball: Westfield at Mt. Vernon, 7:30 p.m.

Gymnastics: New Palestine at Shelbyville, 6 p.m.