The Sideline – August 19

Dragons, Royals voted into preseason top 10

The Associated Press released its Top 10 Preseason Indiana high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through games of Tuesday and rating points.

Class 6A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP

1. Cent. Grv. (12) — 300

2. Carmel (2) — 252

3. Cathedral (1) — 228

4. Penn — — 204

5. Warren Cent. (1) — 186

6. Ben Davis — — 148

7. Avon — — 122

8. Hamilton SE — — 106

9. Fishers — — 74

10. Col. North — — 38

Class 5A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP

1. Ft. W Sndr (10) — 308

2. New Pal. (5) — 292

3. Col. East — — 220

4. Bloom. South — — 214

5. Mishawaka — — 146

6. Kokomo — — 144

7. Castle (1) — 124

8. Westfield — — 122

9. Zionsville (1) — 120

10. Whiteland — — 80

Class 4A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP

1. Ft. W. Dwen. (15) — 330

2. E. Central — — 230

3. Roncalli (1) — 222

4. Lowell (1) — 220

5. Ev. Reitz — — 164

6. Leo — — 88

7. Plymouth — — 86

8. Jasper — — 76

9. NorthWood — — 74

10. S.B. St. Jos. — — 70

Others receiving votes: 11, E. Noble 60. 12, Northview 54. 13, Ev. Harrison 52. 14, Beech Grove 40. 15, Shelbyville 32. 16, S. Bend Washington 20. 17, Mt. Vernon 12. 17, Andrean 12. 19, Ev. Central 8. 19, Hobart 8. 19, Wawasee 8. 22, Marion 4.

Class 3A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP

1. Bishop Chat. (15) — 330

2. W. Lafayette (1) — 284

3. Gibson So. (1) — 224

4. Ft. W. Luers — — 152

5. Mish. Marian — — 140

6. Brebeuf Jesuit — — 128

7. Guerin Catholic — — 122

8. Tri-West — — 112

9. Jimtown — — 72

10. Heritage Hills — — 66

Class 2A

Rank—School FPV Rcd TP

1. Monrovia (13) — 308

2. Ev. Mater Dei (4) — 300

3. Whiting — — 256

4. Cardinal Ritter — — 166

5. Woodlan — — 158

6. Eastbrook — — 118

(tie) Scecina Mem. — — 118

8. East. Hancock — — 106

9. Indpls Howe — — 102

10. Bremen — — 86

Class A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP

1. Laf. Catholic (18) — 360

2. Linton — — 302

3. Pioneer — — 262

4. N. Vermillion — — 190

5. Adams Central — — 126

6. W. Washington — — 120

7. Indpls Lutheran — — 98

8. Shenandoah — — 92

9. Tri-Central — — 72

10. Northfield — — 58

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Royals boosters hosting football tailgate dinner

The Eastern Hancock Athletic Boosters will host a Porkburger Dinner prior to the Royals football home opener tonight.

The event will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until kickoff at 7 p.m. The dinner will take place north of the baseball field.

Pre-sale dinner tickets are $6 and can be purchased in the Eastern Hancock athletics office all week. Cost the night of the game is $7.

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New Pal travel hoops tryouts approaching

The New Palestine girls travel basketball team is conducting open tryouts Monday.

All players in Grades 3 through 8 are invited to attend. The tryouts will be conducted at New Palestine High School and run from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

For more information contact Brian Kehrt at bkehrt@newpal.k12.in.us.