Stewart, Bolding win Pitch, Hit & Run

Two local youths took one step closer to showcasing their skills at the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in San Diego.

Greenfield’s Lilly Stewart and Sami Bolding from the Eastern Hancock area both won their respective age divisions during the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run competition in Cincinnati last weekend.

Lilly, a national finalists last year, claimed the top spot in the 11 to 12 age group during the event conducted at Great American Ballpark on Saturday.

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Bolding was first in the 9 to 10 age division. Their victories put them in the running for potential selection to this summer’s National Finals at Petco Park during MLB All-Star week.

Those picked to compete at nationals will be among 24 finalists from across the nation and earn an all-expense paid trip to the MLB All-Star game on July 12.

This year’s finalists for each age division will be announced June 27.

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New Pal’s Hoyt named All-State, All-Star

Issy Hoyt, a Purdue recruit, was named First Team All-State Class 3A/4A by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association.

The New Palestine graduate holds the career home run record for the Dragons and earned a second honor by being selected to play in the 2016 ICGSA North-South All-Star Game this Saturday.

The All-Star doubleheader will be played at Cherry Tree Softball Complex in Carmel, with the first game scheduled to start at 11:15 a.m.

Hoyt will play with the South All-Stars.

Greenfield-Central’s Darcie Huber, a Ball State signee, was named ICGSA Second Team All-State 3A/4A.

New Palestine’s Casey Lehman, a Huntington commit, and Greenfield-Central incoming senior Morganne Denny were both rewarded as Third Team All-State 3A/4A.

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Royals softball trio earn MHC honors

The 2016 regional championship Eastern Hancock softball team was recognized by the Mid-Hoosier Conference.

Three players were named All-MHC including Darby Shaw, Micah Black and Kaysi Gilbert.

The Royals finished the season 20-3 after claiming both a sectional and regional crown this spring.

Ranked 16th in the state, Class 2A Eastern Hancock defeated No. 1 Henryville before falling 3-2 to eventual state champion No. 2 Evansville Mater Dei during the Forest Park Semistate title game in eight innings.

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Anderson seeking help for Colts 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, and attend a training session at Anderson University.

Training sessions will be conducted June 23 and July 5, 9 and 12 at Reardon Auditorium.

Interested individuals may email coltsvolunteers@anderson.edu or call 765-641-4143 for a volunteer application.

Information: anderson.edu/colts