The Sideline – August 19

Youth travel basketball tryouts this weekend

Tryouts for the Greenfield-Central youth travel boys basketball teams are being conducted Saturday.

Players in first- through sixth-grade are encouraged to participate. Tryouts will be at the Greenfield-Central High School Fieldhouse.

Sessions for players in grades first and second will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. For third- and fourth-graders, tryouts will run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Players in grades fifth and sixth will have tryouts from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Information:; 317-448-5571.


Hancock Boys & Girls Club hosting fundraiser event

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Hancock County is hosting the Inaugural Racing for Kids at New Castle Motorsports Park on Aug. 26.

There will 60 drivers from 15 area businesses participating in the event from 5 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free.

The team entrants are: Greenfield Banking, Dellen, Inskeep Ford, Kemper CPA, Dave Sego Builders, Dr Pepper, Farm Bureau Insurance, Ro’s Bar and Grill, Miller Eads Electric, Service Master, Racing for Kids team, Gray Auto, Brand and Morelock, and the Daily Reporter.

Wayne Addison will emcee the event.



Mt. Vernon all-sport passes now available

The start of a new athletics season for the 2015-16 school year has begun, and Mt. Vernon High School has year-round All-Sport Passes available.

The All-Sport Passes are good for admission into any regular-season high school athletics game/contest for the 2015-16 school year, excluding any tournaments.

MVHS attendees can save money by purchasing a MVHS All-Sport Pass in the Athletic Office at the following rates:

Senior Citizen All-Sport Pass: $45

Student All-Sport Pass: $65

Adult All-Sport Pass: $85

Family Pass (for anyone living under the same roof): $225


Prep sports calendar


Boys soccer

Mt. Vernon at Sheridan, 7 p.m.

Girls soccer

Franklin at Greenfield-Central, 5:30 p.m.


New Palestine at Guerin Catholic, 5:30 p.m.

Westfield at Greenfield-Central, 6 p.m.

Girls golf

Beech Grove at New Palestine (Hawk’s Tail), 5 p.m.

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

Mt. Vernon, Shenandoah at Delta, 4:30 p.m.

Boys tennis

Bishop Chatard at Mt. Vernon, 4:30 p.m.


Boys soccer

Yorktown at New Palestine, 5:30 p.m.

Girls golf

Triton Central at Eastern Hancock (Royal Hylands), 5 p.m.


Eastern Hancock at Cambridge City Lincoln, 6 p.m.

Mt. Vernon at Lawrence North, 5:30 p.m.

Boys tennis

Greenfield-Central at Cardinal Ritter (Riverside Park), 5:30 p.m.

Yorktown at New Palestine, 5 p.m.



Indianapolis Shortridge at Greenfield-Central, 7:30 p.m.

New Palestine at Lawrenceburg, 7:30 p.m.

Hamilton Heights at Mt. Vernon, 7 p.m.

Eastern Hancock at Northeastern, 7 p.m.


Boys soccer

Warren Central at New Palestine, 6:30 p.m./8 p.m.

New Castle at Mt. Vernon, 1 p.m.

Greenfield-Central Cougar Cup, 2, 6 and 8 p.m.

Girls soccer

New Palestine Invitational, 9 a.m.

Franklin at Mt. Vernon, 11:30 a.m.


Mt. Vernon at Cardinal Ritter Invitational, 9 a.m.

Cross country

New Palestine at Brebeuf Jesuit Invitational, 9 a.m.

Eastern Hancock at Monroe Central Invitational, 11 a.m.

Richmond at Greenfield-Central, 9 a.m.

Mt. Vernon at Bloomington North, 9 a.m.

Girls golf

Mt. Vernon, Guerin Catholic, Oldenburg Academy, Batesville at Connersville (Willowbrook Country Club), 1:30 p.m.

Eastern Hancock at Blackford Invite, 10 a.m.

Boys tennis

Eastern Hancock at Hagerstown Invitational, 9 a.m.