The Sideline – May 21

Mark Dismore Day events to celebrate local driver

This Wednesday will be forever known as Mark Dismore Day. Proclaimed by Greenfield Mayor Chuck Fewell as a day to honor the former IndyCar racer, an event celebrating his auto racing legacy and community contributions will be conducted.

The Mark Dismore 20th Anniversary Indy 500 Party will begin at 6:30 p.m and conclude at 10 p.m. at the Hancock County Fraternal Order of Police.

A cash bar will be available in addition to musical entertainment, a black jack tournament and an Indy 500 driver auction by Wayne Addison.

Prior to the festivities, Mayor Fewell will present Dismore with a special recognition.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Hancock County.

For more information, contact


Sign up for 3-on-3 hoops tournament at New Palestine

The New Pal Classic, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament sponsored by Skyline Hoops, will be conducted June 25 at New Palestine High School.

The event will provide three guaranteed games per team and the option to participate in a free throw and 3-point competition.

There is a $100 entry fee with a portion of the proceeds going to New Palestine Dragons basketball.

The doors open at noon. Play will begin at 1 p.m. Those interested in competing can pre-register at


Greenfield Area Soccer Club to host 4-day summer camp

The Greenfield Area Soccer Club is celebrating eight years of soccer camp with a four-day event, beginning on June 13.

The focus of this camp is to create an environment in which children of all skill levels and abilities will learn ways of improving their game and have fun at the same time.

The camp runs from June 13 to 16 at Brandywine Park at 900 East Davis Road in Greenfield.

Players ages 5 to 14 can participate. The camp is scheduled to go from 6 to 7:30 p.m. each day. The cost is $50 per person.

Register is available online at Registration will close June 1.


Mt. Vernon athletics hosting bean-bag toss tournament

The Mt. Vernon athletics training department is conducting a bean-bag toss tournament today at the high school football stadium.

The event begins at 3 p.m. and will be conducted inside the high school’s main gymnasium if it rains.

The tournament is double-elimination, with games up to 21 points. The stadium’s concession stands will be open throughout the event.

Cost per two-person team is $20. Practice boards will be provided. Play will end at 7 p.m.

In addition to the tournament, spectators and participants will be able to enjoy a dunk tank, face painting and henna tattoos. Families are encouraged to attend as several teachers and coaches will commit their time inside the dunk tank.

Cash and other prizes will be awarded to the teams finishing first, second and third.

To register, contact Mike Coombs at


Anderson seeking help for Colts summer training camp

Anderson University is seeking 200 individuals to serve as volunteers at Colts training camp this summer.

In order to be a volunteer, the interested individual must be 18 years of age or older, complete the volunteer application, submit the volunteer application to Anderson University prior to attending training session, attend a training session, bring picture identification to training session (and each time you volunteer), and agree to conduct expectations reviewed in the training session and on application.

Volunteers are required to attend one training session before serving at training camp. Interested individuals may email or call 765-641-4143 for a volunteer application.