The Sideline – August 31

Buy Royals athletics gear at team shop

The Eastern Hancock athletics office is sponsoring a Royal Pride apparel online team shop through Sept. 7. Online sales are available with profits going to support the school’s athletic vision.

Apparel will arrive by the end of September. Visit Eastern Hancock Royals Athletic online for more information.


Pacers bolster roster with pair of additions

The Indiana Pacers announced Monday they have signed Julyan Stone and Alex Poythress.

Stone is a 6-foot-6 guard who is a three-year veteran of the NBA, spending time with both the Denver Nuggets and the Toronto Raptors.

Alex Poythress is a 6-8 forward out of the University of Kentucky. He played four seasons for the Wildcats and in his senior year he averaged 10.2 points and 6.0 rebounds. He also played for the Orlando Magic this past summer in summer league.


Lawrenceburg, Lake Central top soccer polls

The Indiana Soccer Coaches Association released its latest boys state rankings on Monday.

Class 2A ISCA Boys Soccer Poll

1. Lake Central; 2. Avon; 3. Goshen; 4. Harrison (W. Lafayette); 5. North Central; 6. Center Grove; 7. Carmel; 8. Memorial (Evansville); 9. Hamilton Southeastern; 10. Bloomington South; 11. Chesterton; 12. Zionsville; 13. Cathedral; 14. Elkhart Central; 15. Munster; 16. Penn; 17. Noblesville; 18. Canterbury; 19. Homestead; 20. Elkhart Memorial

Class A ISCA Boys Soccer Poll

1. Lawrenceburg; 2. Providence; 3. Mishawaka Marian; 4. Cardinal Ritter; 5. Covenant Christian (Indianapolis); 6. Washington Community; 7. Muncie Burris; 8. Westview; 9. Garret; 10. Eastern (Greentown); 11. Blackhawk Christian; 12. Tri-West; 13. Oldenburg Academy; 14. Bishop Luers; 15. Rising Sun; 16. Mater Dei; 17. Lutheran (Indianapolis); 18. Lafayette Central Catholic; 19. Pike Central; 20. Hamilton Heights


Prep calendar



(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.

Greenfield-Central at Whiteland, 5:30 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.

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