The Sideline – September 1

Cougars plan cancer benefit this weekend

The Greenfield-Central girls’ soccer team is hosting its third annual Kickin’ Cancer Tournament on Saturday at the high school soccer fields. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

The Cougars will be in action at 2 p.m. Saturday. The consolation game will take place at 6 p.m., with the championship game at 8 p.m.

Greenfield-Central, Herron, North Knox and Lawrence Central high schools will be the four teams playing in the tournament.

The event will honor those who have lost the battle with cancer, those who are fighting and those who have won. There will be raffle prizes throughout the day and t-shirts for sale.

There will be a luminary ceremony between the consolation and championship game around 7:30 pm.

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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.

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Penn, Evansville Mater Dei top soccer polls

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

Class 2A ISCA Girls Soccer Poll

1. Penn; 2. Carmel; 3. Brebeuf Jesuit; 4. Avon; 5. Zionsville; 6. Castle; 7. Fishers; 8. Hamilton Southeastern; 9. Munster; 10. Center Grove; 11. Cathedral; 12. East Central; 13. Evansville Memorial; 14. FW Carroll; 15. Noblesville; 16. Valparaiso; 17. Guerin Catholic; 18. Northridge; 19. Bloomington South; 20. Evansville North and Warsaw

Class A ISCA Girls Soccer Poll

1. Evansville Mater Dei; 2. Bishop Chatard; 3. Heritage Christian; 4. Gibson Southern; 5. Bellmont; 6. Andrean; 7. Lawrenceburg; 8. Wheeler; 9. Westview; 10. Forest Park; 11. Mishawaka Marian; 12. Argos; 13. Washington; 14. Providence; 15. Oldenburg Academy; 16. Cardinal Ritter; 17. Canterbury; 18. Lafayette Central Catholic; 19. Heritage Hills; 20. Tri-West Hendricks

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Prep calendar

Today

Volleyball

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

Delta at Mt. Vernon, 6 p.m.

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

Tennis

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

Mt. Vernon at Yorktown, 5 p.m.

New Palestine at Shelbyville, 5 p.m.

Golf

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.

Friday

Football

Greenfield-Central at Mt. Vernon, 7:30 p.m.

Northeastern at Eastern Hancock, 7 p.m.

Yorktown at New Palestine, 7:30 p.m.

*schedules subject to change