The Sideline – May 10

Fundraiser planned for Cougars team

The Greenfield-Central boys cross-country team is conducting a garage sale fundraiser Saturday.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Cranberry Lake Estates (1670 E. Casey Lane). All proceeds from the fundraiser will go to support the team and its summer training program.

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Cougars’ basketball camp approaching

A boys basketball youth camp will be conducted at Greenfield-Central High School, beginning May 30.

The camp runs until June 2 and will be conducted at the Greenfield-Central High School fieldhouse (810 N. Broadway).

Sessions for participants in first through third grade will take place between 8 and 9 a.m. Those in fourth through sixth grade will practice from 9:15 to 0:15 a.m. Seventh through eighth grade students will train from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The cost of the skill development camp is $50 per person.

Registrations and contact information can be found at gchscougars.com

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Dragons tied with Arabians in HHC race

The Class 3A No. 3 New Palestine Dragons baseball team jumped one spot in the Hoosier Heritage Conference standings Monday.

At 15-3 on the season and 8-2 in the HHC, the Dragons are now tied with Pendleton Heights (15-3, 8-2 HHC) for first place. New Palestine trailed the Arabians by one game prior to their sweep of Delta in a doubleheader on Monday.

The Dragons travel to Pendleton Heights for a doubleheader Friday. Their last HHC series is May 20 at New Castle.

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New Palestine ranked third in weekly poll

The New Palestine baseball team was voted third in the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association’s weekly poll for Class 3A.

The Dragons were tied with Lawrenceburg at third with 74 votes.

In 4A, Carmel is ranked No. 1, while Lafayette Central Catholic is first in 2A. Hagerstown is No. 1 in Class A.

IHSBCA Class 3A Rankings

1. Crawfordsville, 2. Jasper, 3. Lawrenceburg, 3. New Palestine, 5. Evansville Memorial, 6. Western, 7. Silver Creek, 8. South Bend St. Joe, 9. Northview, 10. Norwell.

Receiving votes: Fort Wayne Concordia, Hamilton Heights, Northwood, Sullivan, Washington, West Vigo.

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Corvette Grand Sport to pace Indy 500

The Corvette Grand Sport, the official pace car for the 2017 Indianapolis 500, will lead drivers to the green flag May 28 ,for the 101st running of the legendary race.

It marks the 14th time a Corvette has served as the official pace car , starting in 1978, and the 28th time a Chevrolet has led the field, dating back to 1948, when a 1948 Fleetmaster Six convertible paced the race. No other vehicle has served as the pace car more than the Corvette.