The Sideline – August 26

Marauders XC boys ranked in top 25

The Mt. Vernon Marauders boys cross-country team received a top-25 ranking by in this week’s poll.

The Marauders were ranked 19th last week. Boys Top 25

Team rankings

1. Carmel

2. West Lafayette

3. Hamilton Southeastern

4. Fishers

5. Westfield

6. Valparaiso

7. Lake Central

8. Fort Wayne Carroll

9. Avon

10. Noblesville

11. Columbus North

12. Terre Haute South

13. Zionsville

14. Laporte

15. Fort Wayne Northrop

16. Crown Point

17. Bloomington South

18. Mt. Vernon

19. Bloomington North

20. Fort Wayne Concordia

21. Tell City

22. Homestead

23. Pendleton Heights

24. Lawrence North

25. tie…Franklin Central, Brebeuf


Players needed for Indy Girls Hoops team

Greenfield basketball players are needed to compete in the Indy Girls Hoops League this fall.

The Greenfield girls travel team is open to sixth-grade players with games played every other Sunday afternoon beginning in September.

The deadline to join the team is Monday.

Information: Mike Starks at or 317-281-9177


Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying approaching

Registration is open for the Third Annual Southern Hancock Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying event.

Open to participants of all ages, the event will be held on Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. and offers a one-mile walk and a 4.5-mile walk.

The cost is $5 for students in kindergarten through 12th grade and $10 for adults. Children under school age are free unless they want a T-shirt.

Participants will be allowed to park at New Palestine High School with the one-mile walk beginning on that campus. The 4.5-mile walk will start at Doe Creek Middle School. School buses will transport participants to Doe Creek.

Participants can walk, run or roll in wheel chairs.

Following the event, entertainment, information on preventing bullying and refreshments will be provided at New Palestine High School.

Each participant and volunteer who registers and pays for the event by Sept. 4 will receive a free T-shirt, which can be picked up on Sept. 11 in the New Palestine High School bookstore during school hours or the morning of the walk.

To register, go to and click on the quick link for registration. Participants can pay online (processing fee will be added) or send a check made payable to DCMS to Doe Creek Middle School. Please indicate in the memo that the payment is for Run, Walk, Roll and place the registration name on check.

Information: Craig Moore at Doe Creek Middle School 317-861-4487 ext. 6007 or, Katy Eastes at New Palestine Elementary School 317-861-5287 ext 172 or, or Miles Hercamp at New Palestine High School 317-861-4417 ext 112 or


Prep sports calendar



Richmond at Greenfield-Central, 6 p.m.


(B&G) New Palestine, Mt. Vernon at Pendleton Heights Arabian Roundup, 5 p.m.

Girls golf

Fishers at New Palestine, 4 p.m.

Lawrence North at Greenfield-Central (Hawk’s Tail), 5 p.m.

Boys tennis

Greenfield-Central at New Palestine, 5:30 p.m.


Boys soccer

Franklin Central at New Palestine, 5:30 p.m.

Beech Grove at Mt. Vernon, 5:30 p.m.

Girls soccer

New Castle at Mt. Vernon, 7 p.m.

Yorktown at Greenfield-Central, 6 p.m.


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

Greenfield-Central at Eastern Hancock, 6 p.m.

Pendleton Heights at Mt. Vernon, 6 p.m.

Girls golf

Noblesville at Greenfield-Central, 5 p.m.

Boys tennis

Hauser at Eastern Hancock, 5 p.m.

New Palestine at Shenandoah, 4:30 p.m.