The Sideline – August 8

Royals Aquatic Club offering swim opportunities

The Eastern Hancock swim programs are offering a multitude of ways to get involved in swimming through the Eastern Hancock Aquatic Club. Opportunities including swim lessons, swim camp, Mini Royal Swim Club for elementary ages, and competitive swimming through the Eastern Hancock Aquatic Club.

The events will be conducted at the indoor pool located inside Eastern Hancock High School.

Registration for swim lessons and swim camp are Aug. 15 and 16. Registration for the swim club (Mini Royal included) are Aug. 22 and 23.

For more information and details on times, dates and cost, email to Derek McCormick at


Westfield ranked No. 1 in weekly golf poll

The 2016 state runner-up Westfield Shamrocks are ranked No. 1 in this week’s Indiana High School Golf Coaches Association’s top 20 poll.

IHSGCA Week 1 Rankings

Rank,Team;Points (1st place votes)

1. Westfield;159 (7)

2. Zionsville;152 (1)

3. Columbus North;142

4. Evansville North;137

5. Carmel;123

6. Homestead;119

7. Fishers;118

8. Lake Central;102

9. Hamiltom SE;94

10. Lafayette Jeff;80

11. FW Dwenger;72

12. Brownsburg;70

13. Penn;53

14. Cathedral;50

15. Valpo;46

16. Western;29

17. Dekalb;25

18. NorthWood;24

19. Martinsville;23

20. Plainfield;16

Honorable Mentions

Richmond, Beford North Lawrence, Evansville Memorial, Lafayette Central Catholic, Lebanon, Mooresville, Noblesville


Nelson wins junior wrestling world title for U.S.

TAMPERE, Finland – Maya Nelson of the United States scored off a low single-leg attack and later drove a double-leg out-of-bounds for four points to secure a 6-0 win over Yuliana Yaneva of Bulgaria and the Junior Wrestling World Championship title.

Nelson’s gold medal at 63 kg on Friday was the first for an American woman at the junior world meet since 2010 when Victoria Anthony won the second of her back-to-back titles.


Former All-Star catcher Daulton dies at 55

PHILADELPHIA — Darren Daulton, an All-Star catcher who was the leader of the Philadelphia Phillies’ NL championship team in 1993, has died. He was 55.

Daulton had battled brain cancer since 2013. He had two tumors removed during brain surgery on July 1, 2013, but nine days later was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer.


Prep calendar


Girls golf

Beech Grove, Lawrence Central at Mt. Vernon (Arrowhead G.C.), 4:30 p.m.

Eastern Hancock at North Decatur (North Branch), 5 p.m.

Perry Meridian at Greenfield-Central (Hawk’s Tail), 5 p.m.

Greenwood at New Palestine (Hawk’s Tail), 4 p.m.


Girls golf

Knightstown, Blue River at Eastern Hancock (Royal Hylands), 4:30 p.m.

New Palestine at Noblesville, 4 p.m.


Girls golf

Eastern Hancock at Mt. Vernon (Arrowhead G.C.), 4:30 p.m.