The Sideline – August 25

Youth travel basketball tryouts this weekend

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

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

Information:; 317-448-5571.


Cougar Value Cards available for purchase

The Greenfield-Central High School athletics department has Cougar Value Cards available.

The cards cost $10, with all proceeds going to benefit Greenfield-Central High School athletics. The values associated with the card run until Sept. 1, 2016.

Fall athletes and the athletics office are selling the cards.

The merchant list and discounts:

That Fun Place: Buy one attraction get one free

The Mug: $5 off a purchase of $35 or more

Arby’s: Free classic roast beef with classic roast beef purchase (limit one)

Papa Murphy’s: $3 off any regular-price signature pizza

Ye Olde Head Shoppe Salon & Spa: 10 percent off all regular-priced products

McCleerey’s Sporting Goods: 15 percent off shoes & 20 percent off apparel

Orange Leaf: $2 off $10 purchase

Two Sisters Cakery: Buy four cupcakes, get two free

Montana Mike’s: Free appetizer with $30 purchase

Chicago’s Pizza: $3 off purchase of large pizza at regular price

Express Car Wash: $2 off a works car wash all day Monday through Friday

Valvoline Express: $12 off a full service oil change

Applebee’s: 10 percent off up to $5 maximum discount

Worland Cleaners: 15 percent off all dry cleaning (specialties not included)

Strike Force Lanes: Bowl two games, get one free (Sunday through Thursday; shoes not included)

Papa John’s: Buy any item at regular menu price, get one side item free

McDonald’s: Buy one large sandwich, get one free (excludes $1 menu)

Greenfield Chocolates: Rotating monthly specials for card holders

White Castle: Buy three white castles, get three free

Firehouse Subs: Free medium drink & chips with purchase of any sub


New Pal golf team makes preseason poll

Indiana High School Golf Coaches Association

2015 girls preseason poll

1. Evansville North (8)

2. Westfield

3. Hamilton Southeastern

4. Martinsville

5. Columbus North

6. Lake Central

7. Evansville Memorial

8. Crown Point

9. Carmel

10. Chesterton

11. Center Grove

12. Bloomington South

13. Fishers

14. Cathedral

15. New Palestine

T16. Zionsville

T16. Noblesville

18. Leo

19. Planfield

20. Brownsburg


Prep sports calendar



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.


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.