The Sideline – August 6

Registration open for Royals golf outing

Eastern Hancock High School athletics is conducting its annual baseball and girls basketball golf outing Aug. 27 at Hawk’s Tail Golf Course.

The Florida Scramble event will begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Sign-in registration is at 7 a.m. Lunch will be provided after the completion of the round.

Portions of the entry fee will go to raise money for the Eastern Hancock baseball and girls basketball programs.

The cost to play is $60 per person, $240 per team (four members per team) or $15 per person for lunch and no golf.

Free range balls will be available prior to the start. Those entering as a pair will be matched with another two-member team.

Prizes offered during the event include: lowest score for first-place team, closest to the pin, longest drive, longest putt and last-place team.

The deadline to register is Thursday, Aug. 18. Visit the Eastern Hancock Athletics website for a registration form.

Information: Stu Fisher,, 260-410-2604


New Pal baseball set golf outing next month

The New Palestine Baseball Backers are hosting a golf outing Sept. 17. The event will be at The Links Golf Course, 11425 N. PR Links Lane, New Palestine.

Registration is open until Sept. 2. The cost to participate is $300 per foursome, which includes a box lunch, cart rental and dinner.

The event schedule will begin with sign-in at 11:30 a.m., a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m., and dinner and awards at 5:30 p.m.

Contests will include best scores (first and second place), closest to the pin, longest drive, putting contest, blind drawings, raffles and giveaways.

Information: Megan Espich,


Cougars cross-country conducting garage sale

The Greenfield-Central High School boys cross-country team will be conducting a free-will donation garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. The event will be at 272 VanBuren St. Some items for sale will include furniture, Halloween and Christmas items, kitchen items and home decor.


Royals’ aquatics club offering swim lessons

The Eastern Hancock Aquatics Club is conducting a registration night Tuesday for swim lessons.

Swimmers can register at the Eastern Hancock swimming pool from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Ages 3 and older are welcome to take lessons. Must be potty trained. Available lessons are split into two sessions.

The first session will be conducted Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 10 to 16. The 30-minute time slots offered are between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.

The second session runs from Aug. 17 to Sept. 8 on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays with the same 30-minute time slots available. There will be no lessons on Labor Day.

Private 1-on-1 lessons are offered at $60 for four sessions and eight for $110. Semi-private (two kids per instructor) lessons are $90 for four sessions and $150 for eight.

Information: Derek McCormick,