The Sideline – July 18

Greenfield-Central youth volleyball camp this month

The Greenfield-Central youth volleyball camp begins July 25. The three-day camp runs through July 27.

The clinic is open to players in first through eighth grades. The camp will be conducted at Greenfield-Central High School.

Daily sessions for those in first through fifth grades start at 9 a.m. and end at 10:30 a.m. For those in sixth through eighth grades, the sessions start at 9 a.m. and conclude at 11 a.m.

The cost of the camp is $50 per participant and includes instruction on proper warmup, stretching, technique and preparation.

For more information, contact coach Fuller at 317-408-7951 or tfuller@gcsc.k12.in.us

Pacers Waive Georges Niang

The Indiana Pacers announced Friday they have waived forward Georges Niang.

Niang was selected by Indiana with the 50th overall pick in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft and recorded a total of 21 points and 17 rebounds over 23 games during his rookie season with the Pacers.

Niang also made six regular-season starts for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the Pacers’ affiliate in the NBA Gatorade League, and averaged 19.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.2 steals per game.

NASCAR promotes Brent Dewar to President

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced that Brent Dewar is being elevated to the position of President of NASCAR effective immediately. Dewar, who joined NASCAR as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2014, becomes only the fourth person in the sport’s history to hold the designation of President of NASCAR.

Dewar’s promotion to President is in following with NASCAR Chairman & CEO Brian France’s vision for a more inclusive and strategic NASCAR. As COO, Dewar led several monumental initiatives and drove strategic development and opportunity at every turn, while developing a strong leadership team centered on industry collaboration and metric-driven results.

Texans rookie RB Foreman arrested

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Houston Texans rookie running back D’Onta Foreman has been arrested on drug and weapons charges.

A statement from the University of Texas Police Department in Austin said officers answered a report of the smell of marijuana outside a campus dormitory about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. They found three occupied vehicles with marijuana in each and a firearm in one of them. Foreman was among those in the vehicles and was identified by police as the owner of the firearm.

Foreman was arrested on charges of unlawful carrying of a weapon and marijuana possession, both misdemeanors, and released on bond.

Foreman had 2,028 yards rushing with 15 touchdowns as a junior for the Texas Longhorns last season to win the Doak Walker Award given to the nation’s best collegiate running back. He was selected by the Texans in the third round of the NFL Draft.