The Sideline – August 3

Cougars all-sport, season passes on sale

All-sport and season ticket passes for the 2016-17 school year are on sale now at the Greenfield-Central High School athletics office.

Season tickets and all-sport passes are non-transferable and are good for all Greenfield-Central High School home events except for IHSAA sponsored tournaments.

All-sport passes, which include a ticket to the 2016 girls basketball Hall of Fame Classic on Dec. 29, are priced at $90 for adults, $70 for senior citizens (55 and older), and $70 for students (picture identification required for security purposes).

Season passes are good for any level of competition for each specific sport.

Football passes are $30. Boys and girls soccer are priced at $35 each. Volleyball and boys basketball are $40 each. Girls basketball, which also includes a 2016 Hall of Fame Classic ticket, is $50. Swimming and diving is $20, excluding Hoosier Heritage Conference diving competition. Baseball and softball are $40.

Single admission tickets will be priced at $5 for all varsity events, $4 for all junior varsity single events and $3 for all freshman single events.

Season and all-sport passes also can be purchased at home varsity football games or at boys and girls varsity basketball games.

Information: ConnieJo Harris, 462-9195, ext. 2

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Little Cougar hoops registration open

The Greenfield-Central Little Cougar Basketball League is accepting registrations for the 2016 season.

Practices start Aug. 29 and 30, with games beginning the same week Aug. 31. Each team will practice once a week at the Greenfield-Central Fieldhouse. Sessions will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. Each practice will be an hour long.

Most games will be played Wednesday nights (except Sept. 27) at the Greenfield-Central Fieldhouse. For players in kindergarten through third grade, their league will be an instructional.

Registration forms must be submitted by Aug. 24 to insure each player receives a shirt. Cost for registration is $50 per player. Forms are available at all Greenfield-Central Schools.

Information: Doug Laker, 317-448-0853

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New Pal sets kickoff meeting for athletics

Parents, patrons and players are encouraged to attend the New Palestine Kickoff Parent Meeting on Thursday.

The event conducted by the New Palestine athletics department will feature new information, schedules, posters, giveaways and more at 6:30 p.m. inside the New Palestine High School auditorium.

Those in attendance will be able to learn about New Palestine athletics, meet new coaches, join the New Palestine Athletic Boosters, gather information on the Dragon Leadership Program, learn about the athletic code and purchase all-sports season tickets.

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Indy to host gymnastics National Championships

INDIANAPOLIS — On Monday, USA Gymnastics and Indiana Sports Corp announced the 2017 U.S. Women’s Junior Olympic Championships is heading to Indianapolis. Scheduled for May 6 and 7 at the Indiana Convention Center, the championships will showcase over 675 Level 10 gymnasts. Level 10 is the highest level in the Junior Olympic program, which is just under the elite level.

This is the second time the prestigious event has been conducted in Indianapolis.