The Sideline – July 27

Cougars wrestler pins two at nationals

Greenfield-Central’s Carter Noehre finished 2-4 overall during his trip to the Junior National Wrestling Championships in Fargo, North Dakota, last week.

This past May, the incoming junior captured top honors at 126 pounds in the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s Greco-Roman State Finals and was third in freestyle, which qualified him for nationals.

An IHSAA semistate qualifier for the Cougars’ wrestling team in 2015-16 with a 33-12 record, he recorded 24 wins by pin.

His ISWA Greco state championship this spring marked the second in program history.

At Fargo, Noehre was 0-2 in Greco and 2-2 in freestyle, with both wins by pin.


MYFL registration open for 2016 season

The Marauder Youth Football League is accepting registrations for the upcoming 2016 season.

The MYFL was started in 2003 with goals of fun, fundamentals and future. Football divisions include: flag football (kindergarten through first grade), pee wee league (tackle for first and second grades), junior varsity league (tackle for third and fourth grades), and varsity tackle for fifth and sixth grades).

Combine Days for the MYFL are scheduled to start 9 a.m. Saturday on the Mt. Vernon High School practice fields behind Fortville Elementary. Tackle players will need to report in full gear. Flag football players should report with mouthpiece and cleats.

To register, go to For more information, email


All-sports program offered at Riley Park

The Greenfield Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Pee Wee All-Sports developmental program next month. The four-week program will begin Aug. 1 and continue each Monday until Aug. 22.

Sessions run from 6 to 7 p.m. at the open field to the left of the Riley Park entrance on U.S. 40. Classes will last 45 to 60 minutes in length.

The program is for children ages 3 to 5 and will cost $20 for residents and $25 for people who do not live in Greenfield.

To register, contact the Parks Department at 317- 477-4340, or register online at


Day planned to honor former Olympian Phelps

Greenfield native and 1996 Olympic gold medalist Jaycie Phelps is being recognized Thursday by the Boys and Girls Club of Hancock County for her career achievements.

Jaycie Phelps Day will be conducted at New Castle Motor Sports Park in New Castle (5816 S. County Road 125W) at 7 p.m. in conjunction with local businesses participating in a go-kart challenge to benefit the Boys and Girls Club.

The event is free to the public and will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Phelps’ gymnastics performance with the famed “Magnificent Seven.”

Greenfield mayor Chuck Fewell will make a presentation to Phelps. Wayne Addison will conduct a Q&A with Phelps, who will be available for autographs and photos.

A benefit auction also is planned. Questions for Phelps can be submitted to


Cougars plan all-sport parent meeting at school

Greenfield-Central High School is conducting its all-sport parent meeting Thursday.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and will be conducted inside the Greenfield-Central High School auditorium.