The Sideline – June 16

Pair of area players set for All-Star Classic

Mt. Vernon’s Michael Ertel and Greenfield-Central graduate Tate Hall will participate in the eighth annual Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic this weekend.

The two-day basketball showcase will be conducted at Anderson University, with nine games scheduled.

Ertel, who was named to the Indiana Junior All-Star’s south group, will compete with the Junior Boys Team 1 at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

They will face Indiana Junior All-Stars Tyler Smith of Northeastern, Issac Hibbard of New Albany, among others.

Hall, a University of Indianapolis signee, takes the court at 2 p.m. Saturday. This is the former Cougars’ second showcase after appearing in the Hoosiers Reunion Classic last week.

All games can be seen live on broadcastsport.net. Admission is $10 per session for spectators.

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Coaching spots open at Eastern Hancock

Eastern Hancock has a pair of fall coaching positions available for qualified and interested candidates.

The Royals are seeking a new head girls golf coach and a middle school tennis coach for 2016-17.

Information: Athletics director Aaron Spaulding at aspaulding@easternhancock.org or at 317-467-0095, ext. 250

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Cougars cross-country training underway

Summer conditioning for Greenfield-Central cross-country has started. Training will take place at 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays during break.

No conditioning will take place from July 3 to 10.

Runners will meet at Greenfield-Central High School near the cross-country sign that is next to the football practice fields.

Information: Aaron Smith, 318-5910

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Sign up for 3-on-3 hoops tournament

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

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 preregister at skylinehoops.com.

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Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational set

For the third consecutive year, the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association will visit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational.

The event is one of the nation’s largest vintage racing festivals featuring four days of action with cars of all types.

Vintage Indy cars, Formula One cars, stock cars and more will run on the famed 2.5-mile oval and the 2.439-mile IMS road course from today through Sunday.

Tickets are available at IMS.com and on-site; children 12 and younger are free when accompanied by an adult.

More than 500 cars spanning 11 groups will race virtually non-stop. Gates open at 8 a.m. each day.