Daily Reporter Bracket Challenge has arrived
You are invited to participate in the Daily Reporter’s Bracket Challenge in connection with the men’s college basketball tournament.
Go to greenfieldreporter.com/bracket to register for entry in this year’s contest.
Brackets must be filled out by Thursday.
The contest is part of a larger $1 million contest, but there also will be lots of local prizes including electronics, gift cards, gift certificates for local services, and local event tickets. In addition to the overall contest, there is a round-by-round contest allowing participants a second chance at prizes.
Entrants must be at least 18 years of age as of Thursday and not employed by AIM Media Indiana to be eligible for prizes. No purchase necessary for entry.
Youth football league planning skills camp
The Marauder Youth Football League is offering a free spring football skills camp. The three-day camp is designed to instruct the core fundamentals in all offensive and defensive positions.
The “no contact” camp will be conducted from 2 to 4 p.m. April 3, 10 and 17. Each session will be conducted on the MYFL Fields behind Fortville Elementary School. Players need to bring cleats and mouth pieces.
To register visit myflweb.org.
State standouts lead IBCA weekly honorees
New Albany sophomore Romeo Langford averaged 35.5 points in a pair of regional triumphs. Gary 21st Century senior Eugene German netted 32.0 points in two victories.
Those were just two of a plethora of outstanding performances in the IHSAA boys basketball regionals, and the duo leads the honorees in the IBCA/Subway Player of the Week program for the week of March 7 to 12.
Langford and German are joined by Warsaw senior Paul Marandet, Franklin Central senior Marcus Burk, Northeastern junior Tyler Smith and Evansville Reitz senior Blake Ruckman as recipients in the recognition program coordinated by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.
Driver Montoya scores back-to-back victories
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The 50th anniversary celebration season for Team Penske is off to a rousing start. Verizon Team Penske driver Juan Pablo Montoya controlled the closing laps of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg to win the Verizon IndyCar Series season opener for the second straight year.
Driving the No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, Montoya led teammate Simon Pagenaud across the finish line by 2.3306 seconds.
‘Pay the temp’ at Brickyard Crossing
The Brickyard Crossing Golf Course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will open for the 2016 season Thursday and players will receive greens fee value through March 31, with the “pay the temperature” promotion.
The special pricing is simple: The air temperature at a player’s arrival time is their greens fee. Tee times are available starting at 8 a.m.
In addition to the “Pay the Temp” promotion, Brickyard Crossing will offer special spring rates of $80 per player ($60 twilight after 3 p.m.) from April 1 to 15.
Tee times can be made by calling 317-492-6417 or online at brickyardcrossing.com.