The Sideline – June 27

Eastern Hancock athletics go-kart fundraiser next month

The Eastern Hancock Athletic Boosters Club is hosting its second annual Go-Kart Racing Fundraiser on Monday, July 10 at New Castle Motorsports Park.

The event starts at 5 p.m., with registration at 4 p.m. All karts and safety gear will be provided by New Castle Motorsports Park. 

Race team members must be 14 or older with a birth certificate or a valid driver’s license. No open shoes are permitted. Tennis shoes or boots and long pants are required.

Teams can consist of one driver or a maximum of four at a cost of $500 per team. Teams may buy back laps down at $20 each lap.

The winning team will receive a trophy and a 1-hour pass (per participant) to race on a future date. 

Registration deadline is July 3. To register, contact Greg Hall at 317-448-0866 or Bryan Smith 317-468-5145.


Helping Hands for Freedom hosting golf outing

Helping Hands for Freedom, a non-profit aiding families of the fallen, wounded and deployed, has several spots left in its charity golf outing.

The event will be July 16 at Bear Chase Golf Club (2660 N. Riley Hwy.) in Shelbyville. The outing is a four-person scramble at $300 per team or $75 per golfer.

Lunch, dinner and golf will be provided. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and golf starts at noon.

For more information or to register, contact Paul Gable at 317-412-7881.


Marauders football fundraiser tomorrow

A fundraiser to support the Mt. Vernon football team is planned Wednesday at the Chipotle at 12831 Campus Parkway in Noblesville.

The event is set from 5 and 9 p.m. Chipotle will donate 50 percent of the proceeds to Mt. Vernon football, if a customer presents a fundraiser flyer, has a picture of the flyer on a smartphone or mentions the event to the cashier.

Information: marauders


Golf fundraiser for schools scheduled

The 2017 Joel Young Memorial Chip in Fore Kids golf outing is scheduled for July 20 at Arrowhead Golf Course.

The event begins at 11 a.m., with registration and lunch, followed by a shotgun start at noon. The cost to play is $85 per person.

The Mt. Vernon Education Foundation sponsors the outing and proceeds from the event will raise funds to support classroom technology, innovation and creativity.

To register and for more information, visit or call 317-482-4110.


Brother of Julio Cesar Chavez slain in home

CULIACAN, Mexico — The brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez was killed in his home in western Mexico, state authorities said Monday.

Sinaloa state prosecutor Juan Jose Rios said in a news conference that two men entered the rear of Rafael Chavez Gonzalez’s house in Culiacan on Sunday night. One was armed and demanded money.

Some amount of money was handed over, but they demanded more, Rios said. When Chavez resisted he was shot in front of his family.