The Sideline – August 9

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, or (260) 410-2604


Hoosier Gym plans film celebration

The home gym of the fabled Hickory Huskers from the classic movie “Hoosiers” will play host to a 30th anniversary celebration of the film on Sept. 16 and 17.

On Sept. 16, a special showing of the movie will take place inside The Hoosier Gym, located at 355 N. Washington, Street in Knightstown.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. The movie will start at 8 p.m. Admission is free. Concessions and souvenirs will be available.

On Sept. 17, a special banquet will be conducted, catered by Kopper Kettle. A silent and live auction will take place.

The banquet tips off at 6:30 p.m. with an autograph signing set from 2 to 4 p.m.

Guests and speakers set to appear include Angelo Pizzo, David Anspaugh, Bobby Plump, Hickory team members, Bill Benner and Bob Hammel.

For tickets, call 800-668-1895.


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 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.