The Sideline – June 12

Student-athletes earn honors at Mt. Vernon

This week, Mt. Vernon High School announced the 2014-15 selections for Marauder of the Year by sport. The Hoosier Heritage Conference also recognized its annual All-Academic Team.

The winners are:

Marauders of the Year

Boys soccer: Matthew Powell

Girls soccer: Claudia Brown

Volleyball: Jaclyn Bulmahn

Girls golf: Molly Yee

Football: Lucas Rice

Girls cross-country: Morgan Hayse

Boys cross-country: Christian Noble & Aaron Rush

Boys tennis: Brendon Ware/Mark Alvarado

Wrestling: Peyton Wuerch

Girls swimming: Samantha Gawrys

Boys swimming: Cole Case

Boys basketball: Michael Ertel

Girls basektball: Sydney Shelton

Cheer: Meg Schleter

Girls tennis: Cassie York

Softball: Sadie Baugh

Baseball: Zach Spears

Boys golf: Oliver Mast

Girls track: Aubri Benbow

Boys tack: Kyle Forsythe

HHC All-Academic Team Selections

Football: Mitch McCarthy

Girls soccer: Jordan Lilly

Boys soccer: Braxton Ratekin

Boys cross-country: Aaron Rush

Girls cross-country: Samantha Gawrys

Volleyball: Mary Grace Ertel

Girls golf: Molly Yee

Boys tennis: Grant Williams

Boys swimming: Bryce Gray

Girls swimming: Samantha Gawrys

Wrestling: Drake Tackett

Boys basketball: Matthew Hays

Girls basketball: Megan Gawrys

Cheer: Lily Erlewein

Girls track: Meg Schleter

Softball: Caitlin Lindman and Kylie Lyons

Girls tennis: Addison Eads and Cassie York

Boys track: Aaron Rush, Brian Bozymski and Braxton Ratekin


Registration open for youth football league

The Eastern Hancock Youth Football League has opened online registration for the 2015 season and its youth football camp.

The camp, designated for players in kindergarten through sixth grade, runs July 20 to 23. The cost is $45 per participant.

Camp check-in is scheduled for 2 p.m., with sessions taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. (kindergarten through fourth grade) and 4 to 5:30 p.m. (fifth grade and sixth grade).

Equipment issue dates for third-graders through sixth-graders will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. July 13 and July 15.

A flag league (kindergarten through second grade) is available at $30 per player. The E.H.Y.F.L. Tackle League (third grade through sixth grade) costs $70 per person.

The first league practice is set for the week of July 27. League play will begin Aug. 8. Flag league practice times and dates will be shared through email.

Those interested in participating can sign up at by clicking on the following links: Fall Sports/Football/Youth Football. The deadline to register is June 30.

Payments can be made via credit card online or by checks payable to EHYFL to Eastern Hancock High School, c/o Jim O’Hara, 10320 E. 250N, Charlottesville, IN 46117; or Justin Swan, youth league registrar, 4316 S. County Road 900E, Carthage, IN 46115.

Contact Swan at 317-498-1840/, Clayton Shultz at 317-413-2884/ or O’Hara at 317-496-9304/


New Palestine football to host golf outing

The New Palestine Grid Iron Alliance is inviting all Dragons fans to take part in this year’s Dragon Classic Golf Outing on July 11 at Hawk’s Tail in Greenfield.

The event opens with registration at 7 a.m., follows with an 8 a.m. shotgun start and ends with lunch.

The cost is $70 per player, with prizes awarded in several categories. The event is sponsored by Bell Mortuary, but other sponsorship opportunities are available.

For those unable to attend, donations are being accepted to help support the Grid Iron Alliance. With a donation of $25 or more, individuals will receive a Dragon football car window decal.

For more information and to register, visit Registration deadline is June 29.


Prep calendar


Boys golf: Muncie Central Regional at The Players Club, 8 a.m.


Basketball: Indiana All-Stars vs. Kentucky All-Stars at Bankers Life Fieldhouse (girls game at 5 p.m./boys at 7 p.m.)