The Sideline – August 30

Gibson, Twins struggle in loss vs. Blue Jays

TORONTO — Josh Donaldson brought the rain with his first career three-homer game, and the Blue Jays completed a sweep of the Twins, 9-6, on Sunday at Rogers Centre.

Toronto’s come-from-behind victory was fueled by the reigning American League MVP’s two-run shot in the bottom of the seventh to put the Blue Jays in front for good.

Twins starter and Greenfield-Central graduate Kyle Gibson was pulled after 51/3 innings, allowing four runs on eight hits.

“The plan today was to come out and throw a lot of (sinkers) and move it around the plate and get ahead with it and try to keep them uncomfortable, take something off, add some, move it up and down — for the most part it worked, but made a couple mistakes on the home runs, obviously,” Gibson said.


Westfield, Evansville North top golf poll

On Sunday, the Indiana High School Golf Coaches Association released its latest girls state rankings.

1. Westfield

2. Evansville North

3. Carmel

4. Columbus North

5. Zionsville

6. Fishers

7. Cathedral

8. Homestead

9. Plainfield

10. Hamilton SE

11. Chesterton

12. Lake Central

13. Brownsburg

14. Penn

15. Western

16. Center Grove

17. Evansville Memorial

18. Valpo

19. Terre Haute North

20. Lafayette Jeff


Prep calendar



Hancock County Meet at Hawk’s Tail in Greenfield, 4:30 p.m.


Delta at Greenfield-Central, 6 p.m.

Brownsburg at Mt. Vernon, 5:30 p.m.

Zionsville at New Palestine, 5:30 p.m.


Delta at Greenfield-Central, 5:30 p.m.

Morristown at New Palestine, 4:30 p.m.

Hagerstown at Eastern Hancock, 5 p.m.

Girls soccer

Shelbyville at Mt. Vernon, 7 p.m.

Boys soccer

Mt. Vernon at New Palestine, 7 p.m.

Greenfield-Central at Pendleton Heights, 7 p.m.



(Coed) Greenfield-Central at Chatard Classic (Martin Park), 5 p.m.


Anderson at Mt. Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Franklin Central at New Palestine, 5:30 p.m.

Eastern Hancock at Lapel, 5 p.m.


New Palestine at Warren Central, 6 p.m.

Girls soccer

Yorktown at New Palestine, 5:30 p.m.

Greenfield-Central at Pendleton Heights, 5:30 p.m.



New Palestine at Greenfield-Central, 6 p.m.

Delta at Mt. Vernon, 6 p.m.

Eastern Hancock at Blue River Valley, 6 p.m.


Greenfield-Central at Morristown, 5:30 p.m.

Mt. Vernon at Yorktown, 5 p.m.

New Palestine at Shelbyville, 5 p.m.


New Palestine at Lawrence Central, 4:30 p.m.

Eastern Hancock at Cambridge City Lincoln (Royal Hylands), 4:30 p.m.

Girls soccer

Warren Central at Mt. Vernon, 5:30 p.m.

Boys soccer

Noblesville at Mt. Vernon, 6:30 p.m.