The Sideline – July 9

Mt. Vernon football camp slated this month

The 2016 Mt. Vernon Youth Football Camp will be conducted July 18 through 21. The camp is designed for players ranging from kindergarten through eighth grade.

Times will be divided by age group with those in kindergarten through second grade practicing from 5:15 to 6 p.m. Those participants in third through sixth grades will train from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

All sessions will take place on the Mt. Vernon High School practice fields. Campers will learn football fundamentals, participate in season-building skills and meet the high school coaching staff and players.

Those in kindergarten through second grade will be part of the MYFL Flag division, which requires T-shirt, shorts, cleats and a mouthpiece.

The camp is full pads for those in third through eighth grades. Campers will be required to wear a helmet, shoulder pads, football pants, cleats and a mouthpiece. Middle school players should wear their pads issued this summer.

Cost for the camp is $20 per person and includes a shirt. Make checks payable to Mt Vernon Football.



Annual Cougar Football Camp kicks off Monday

The Greenfield-Central Cougar Football Camp begins Monday.

The four-day youth camp is designed to provide players with a foundation of the fundamentals of the game.

The camp is noncontact. All campers should wear cleats and bring a water bottle.

Participants in seventh and eighth grade will practice from 6 to 7 p.m. each day. Those campers in kindergarten through sixth grade will train from 7 to 8 p.m.

The camp will be conducted at Clayton Myers Field inside Cougar Stadium at Greenfield-Central High School. The cost for the camp is $40, which includes a camp T-shirt.

To register, visit or register at the stadium.

Information: Adam Sherman, 317-292-6655.


Dragons schedule 1-day cheer camp

The New Palestine Dragons cheer camp will be conducted next week. The one-day event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The camp is open to preschoolers through sixth-graders. Participants will meet inside the New Palestine High School gymnasium.

The deadline to register is Monday.

Information: Jenny Musselman,


Sign up for Marauders Youth Soccer Camp

The 17th annual Marauder Youth Soccer Camp will be Monday through Friday at the Mt. Vernon High School soccer complex.

The camp is designed for boys and girls players in first through eighth grades and is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. each day.

The camp is $60, with payment through check only.

Camp awards and certificates will be presented to participants. Campers also will receive a T-shirt.

Marauder camp director Steve Williams, assistant director Matt Mayhew and Mt. Vernon varsity players will instruct campers in basic fundamentals.