The Sideline – September 22

Marauders receive honorable mention

The Mt. Vernon boys soccer team earned an honorable mention in the recent Indiana Soccer Coaches Association’s weekly rankings, released Monday.

The Class 2A Marauders are 9-2 on the season and 5-0 in the Hoosier Heritage Conference as of Tuesday night.

ISCA boys soccer rankings

Sept. 19

Class 2A

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

Honorable mention: Mt. Vernon, Guerin Catholic, St. Joseph (South Bend), Northrop, Noblesville


New Pal Booster Club selling pork burgers

Through the generosity of the Rusche and Kleiman families, the New Palestine High School Athletic Booster Club will be selling pork burgers during Friday’s homecoming football game against Greenfield-Central.

Cost is $4 per sandwich. Grills fire up at 5 p.m., with sandwiches available shortly thereafter. Look for the grills and canopy tents in the lawn area.

New Dragons apparel also will be on sale along with preferred parking spots for students and booster club memberships. The Athletic Booster Club accepts cash, check or charge.


Dragons hold at 11th in weekly rankings

The New Palestine Dragons volleyball team held at 11th in the latest Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association’s weekly rankings.

The Dragons were 4-3 last week, claiming victories against Pike, Terre Haute South Vigo, Fort Wayne Snider, and Heritage Christian. New Palestine is 18-5 overall.

ICGSA volleyball rankings

Sept. 18

Class 3A

1. Providence 66; 2. Yorktown 65; 3. Delta 50; 4. Mishawaka Marian 35; 5. Bellmont 27; 5. Silver Creek 27; 7. Andrean 24; 8. Leo 19; 8. Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger 19; 10. Guerin Catholic 12; 11. New Palestine 10; 12. Bishop Chatard 9; 13. Mt. Vernon 7; 13. Cardinal Ritter 7; 15. Evansville Memorial 3; 15. Jasper 3; 17. Brownstown Central 2


Prep calendar



Greenfield-Central at Scecina Memorial, 6 p.m.

Lawrence North at Mt. Vernon, 5:30 p.m.

New Palestine at New Castle, 6 p.m.


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

New Palestine at Bishop Chatard, 4:30 p.m.

Knightstown at Eastern Hancock, 5 p.m.

Boys soccer

Pendleton Heights at Mt. Vernon, 6:30 p.m.

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

Richmond at Greenfield-Central, 6 p.m.

Girls soccer

Greenfield-Central at Shelbyville, 7 p.m.



Greenfield-Central at New Palestine, 7:30 p.m.

North Decatur at Eastern Hancock, 7 p.m.

Mt. Vernon at Pendleton Heights, 7:30 p.m.

*schedules subject to change