The Sideline – May 6

Cougars to host girls basketball camp

The Greenfield-Central girls basketball camp for players in incoming Grades K to 8 will be June 1 to 4 at the high school fieldhouse.

Cost is $40, which includes a basketball, T-shirt and instructional emphasis on fundamentals.

Camp times are 8 to 9 a.m. (Grades K to 2); 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. (Grades 3 to 5); and 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. (Grades 6 to 8).

Registration forms available at all Greenfield-Central Community schools. Contact varsity head coach Doug Laker at 317-448-0853 or for more information.


High school schedules health checks, physicals

Greenfield-Central High School will host wellness checks and athletics physicals for students entering Grades 7 to 12 on May 20 at Parkway Medical Center, 300 Boyd Ave., Greenfield.

American Health Network and Anderson Family Practice physicians will conduct the exams.

Students should sign up for a 15-minute time slot in the high school athletics office prior to May 14. Parents of junior high students can call the high school athletics office at 317-462-9195, ext. 2, to register their children.

Student-athletes may not participate in school summer conditioning or workouts until all athletics paperwork has been turned into the athletics office.

For complete details on the wellness checks and athletics physicals, visit or call the athletics office.


Athletics boosters plan track and field event

The Eastern Hancock Athletic Boosters are sponsoring a track and field event May 13 for elementary school students in Grades 2 to 5 from all schools.

The purpose of the event is to introduce students to track and field.

Each participant will receive a day of practice with Eastern Hancock high school and middle school track athletes Monday and a water bottle. Each student will participate in two track events (sprint and distance) and two field events (long jump and shot put).

Cost is $15, with a registration deadline of Friday. More information and entry forms are available at


Eastern Hancock goes to bat against cancer

Eastern Hancock baseball and Hancock Regional Cancer Hospital will host a cancer awareness game at 10 a.m. May 16 when the Royals host Frankton.

Special jerseys will be worn by the varsity and junior varsity teams. Family and friends will have the opportunity to purchase the same special jerseys, with proceeds donated to the hospital.

Cost is $20, and jerseys can be customized with a first or last name of someone affected by cancer, along with a jersey number. Orders due by today.

Contact Stu Fisher at for more information, or pick up an order form at the Eastern Hancock athletics office.


Prep calendar


Softball: Greenfield-Central at Shenandoah, 5:30 p.m.; Eastern Hancock at Frankton, 5 p.m.; Greenfield-Central at Fishers, 5 p.m.

Golf: Triton Central at Mt. Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Track and field: New Palestine, Greenfield-Central, Eastern Hancock, Mt. Vernon at Hancock County meet at Mt. Vernon, 5 p.m.

Tennis: Mt. Vernon at Warren Central, 4:30 p.m.; Muncie Burris at Eastern Hancock, 5 p.m.


Baseball: Batesville at New Palestine, 5:30 p.m.; Mt. Vernon at Muncie Central, 5:30 p.m.; Eastern Hancock at Indianapolis Kings Homeschool Baseball, 5:30 p.m.

Softball: Greenfield-Central at New Palestine, 5:30 p.m.; Pendleton Heights at Mt. Vernon, 5:30 p.m.

Golf: New Palestine at Warren Central, 4:30 p.m.; Morristown at Eastern Hancock, 4:30 p.m.

Tennis: Morristown at New Palestine, 4:30 p.m.; Frankton at Greenfield-Central, 5:30 p.m.; Eastern Hancock at Indian Creek, 5:30 p.m.

Track and field: New Palestine at Hamilton Southeastern, 5:30 p.m.