Marauders cheerleaders show their spirit

Members of the Mt. Vernon High School cheer team volunteered at the the 10th Annual Walk for Wishes on July 18 at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis.

They cheered on more than 2,000 walkers to help raise funds for Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana and the 800 children waiting for their wish to come true.

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Greenfield soccer parents meeting soon

With the fall soccer season fast approaching, the Greenfield Area Soccer Club StrikersFC Academy has scheduled a mandatory parents meeting.

The meeting will take place at 4 p.m. Aug. 1, at Nine Star Connect, 2243 E. Main St. In order to participate, all paperwork must be turned in to the team manager.

Items to bring to the parents meeting:

  • Signed current code of conduct form
  • Medical release and insurance information (notary will be on hand)
  • Copy of insurance card
  • Copy of players’ birth certificate
  • Picture for player card, no bigger than 2 inches by 1.5 inches

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Booster club creating special section for seniors

The New Palestine High School Athletic Booster Club is creating a special “Senior Messages” advertising section in the 2015-16 sports programs. The new section will feature ads with special messages to the athletes of the Class of 2016, as well as those in marching band, winter percussion and pep band.

Those interested will be able to purchase the $25 ads and write a three-line message for the student.

The deadline for Class of 2016 Senior Message ad submissions is Aug. 10. The ads will be featured in both the fall and winter programs. Customers may place an order in person at the Aug. 6 All Sports Meeting at the high school or via email to booster club president Melisa Duffy at

The order form and ad specs are listed on Sports Program Tab under the Booster Section on Send any questions and/or comments to or call 317-443-9770.

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Today’s schedule for NASCAR’s Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard

Here is a look at the on- and off-track happenings for fans at the Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Today – Chevy Day at the Brickyard

On-track schedule

9 to 10:25 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice 1

11:30 a.m. to 12:55 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice 1

1-2:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice 2

2:30 to 3:55 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice 2

4 to 5:55 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice 3

Off-track activities

IMS Midway: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Kids Zone Activities: IMS Road Crew (Music and Games), EBash Simulators, Inflatable Slide, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Face Painter, Caricature Artist, Strider Course.

Hero Zone activities: Military Themed Obstacle Course, Rock Wall, Donation Collection for Wish 4 Our Heroes.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Info Tent: Batak Reaction Testing Games (prizes awarded each day for the top scores), Forza Simulators, NASCAR Tire Changer, 2015 Honda CBR600 Motorcycle on Display. 

Chevy Driver Autograph Session Lines Form: 8 a.m. at Chevrolet Display

Chevy Driver Autograph Session Wristband Distribution: 9 a.m. at Chevrolet Display

Chevy Driver Autograph Sessions: 11 a.m. to noon at Chevrolet Display (Wristbands Required)

Autograph Session A: Kasey Kahne, Ryan Newman, Austin Dillon

Autograph Session B: Danica Patrick, Jamie McMurray, Kurt Busch


General Admission: $15. Children 12 and under admitted free with adult general admission ticket-holder. Buy at

Gates open: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Pacers re-sign veteran free agent Rodney Stuckey

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Pacers announced they have re-signed veteran free agent Rodney Stuckey to a contract. Per club policy terms of the contract were not released.

Stuckey, a 6-foot-5, 205-pound guard played the 2014-15 NBA season with the Pacers and averaged 12.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 71 games.

Prior to that he played seven seasons with the Detroit Pistons. He was a No. 1 pick of the Pistons (15th overall) in the 2007 NBA Draft after playing collegiately at Eastern Washington.

While with the Pistons, Stuckey had a career average of 13.4 points per game with a career high 16.6 average in 2009-10.