The Sideline – August 11

Prep baseball league relaunches this month

The High School Fall Baseball League will relaunch again this year, beginning Aug. 23.

The league is a network of 20 high school wood bat fall leagues throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky that compete Sundays.

Each league plays a six-week regular season which includes a League Championship Tournament. League championship teams earn a berth into the HSFBL Championship Tournament to compete for the HSFBL title.

The league culminates with the tournament as well as All-Star Exposure Games in October in Indianapolis.

The HSFBL is open to all incoming 2015 high school players.

Registration will be accepted through Aug. 17. To register, go to


Eastern Hancock golf outing approaching

The Eastern Hancock baseball and girls basketball golf outing is scheduled to take place Aug. 29 at Hawk’s Tail Golf Course in Greenfield.

The Florida Scramble event begins at 8 a.m. with registration at 7 a.m.

Registration for the outing is due Aug. 19.

The cost to participate is $60 per person and $240 per team (four members per team). Those interested in attending the luncheon without playing golf can do so at $15 per person.

Portions of the cost go to raise money for the Royals baseball and Lady Royals Basketball Programs

If needed, two-member teams will be matched with another two-member team to form a foursome.

Prizes for the event will include lowest score for first place team, closest to the pin, longest drive, longest putt and last place team.

Registration forms are available online at the Eastern Hancock athletics website.

Information: Stu Fisher,


Registration open for private, group lessons

The Greenfield Community Aquatic Team is offering group and private swim lessons at Greenfield-Central High School.

Classes run from Monday through Sept. 3 and will be conducted twice a week. Sessions are available on either Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Group lessons cost $65. Private lessons are priced at $100.

All abilities are welcome for swimmers ages 3 and older. Children must be potty trained to participate.

Online registration runs through Friday.



Girls travel hoops tryouts this month

Tryouts for the New Palestine girls basketball IGHL travel teams are being conducted this month.

Girls in second through eighth grade who are interested in playing are invited to attend the tryout Aug. 18.

Tryouts will run from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. at New Palestine High School.

Games will be played every other Sunday beginning in September.

Information: Coach Kehrt,, 317-861-4417, ext. 228


Prep sports calendar


Girls golf

Mt. Vernon vs. Beech Grove/Lawrence Central (Winding Ridge), 5 p.m.

Greenwood at New Palestine (Hawk’s Tail), 4 p.m.

Greenfield-Central vs. Columbus East, Whiteland (Otter Creek), 5 p.m.


Greenwood at Mt. Vernon (scrimmage), 6 p.m.


Boys soccer

Hamilton Southeastern at Greenfield-Central (scrimmage), 6 p.m.

Girls golf

Perry Meridian at Greenfield-Central (Hawk’s Tail), 4:30 p.m.

New Palestine at Noblesville (Harbour Trees Golf Course), 4 p.m.

Boys tennis

Lawrence Central at Mt. Vernon (scrimmage), 5 p.m.



Eastern Hancock at New Palestine (scrimmage), 5 p.m.

Girls golf

Eastern Hancock at Mt. Vernon (Old Oakland), 4:30 p.m.

Center Grove at Greenfield-Central (Hawk’s Tail), 5 p.m.

Boys tennis

Greensburg at New Palestine (scrimmage), 5 p.m.



Centerville at Eastern Hancock (scrimmage), 7 p.m.

Scenia Memorial at New Palestine (scrimmage), 7:30 p.m.

Mooresville at Greenfield-Central (scrimmage), 7 p.m.

Mt. Vernon at Speedway (scrimmage), 7 p.m.