Sports briefs: Rain delays Greenfield diamond opener




Greenfield-Central baseball’s season-opening doubleheader at Pendleton Heights Friday was postoned to today at 1 p.m. because of rain. The JV game will be made up at a later date.

Start times for other events scheduled for today were moved back:

* New Palestine baseball (DH) at Delta is now scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.

* Mt. Vernon baseball (DH) at Yorktown is slated for a 2 p.m. start.

* Greenfield-Central softball will host Frankfort (1 p.m.) and FW Carroll (5 p.m.).

All of today’s events could be pushed back further depending on field conditions.

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HANCOCK VS SHELBY

The Hancock County vs. Shelby County All-Star basketball game presented by the Lions Club will be held Friday at New Palestine High School.

Admission is $6.

Proceeds benefit Familes United for Support and Encouragement (FUSE) of Hancock County.

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TRICK HOOPS

The Harlem Wizards will bring their “Trick Hoops and Alley-Oops” show to New Palestine High School on Monday, April 28. Tipoff is 7 p.m.

Advance tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults (add $2 for at-the-door purchases). The event benefits the NPHS journalism staffs.

To order pre-sale tickets, stop by NPHS Room 1600 or 1608, or send check/cash to NPHS journalism department, PO Box 448, New Palestine, IN 46163. Mail-order tickets will be held at will call. Tickets can also be purchased online at harlemwizards.com.

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VOLLEYBALL

Eastern Hancock is accepting applications for the position of JV Volleyball Coach. If interested, contact athletic director Aaron Spaulding at aspaulding@easternhancock.org or (317) 467-0095.

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GASC AUCTION

Greenfield Area Soccer Club’s first online fundraising auction open for bids at www.charityauctionorganizer.com/auction/greenfieldsoccer.

GASC’s goal is to raise $1,000. Up for bid are 28 items, including Indy Eleven tickets and several restaurant gift cards.

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MEET SLICK

Indiana basketball icon and voice of the Pacers Bobby “Slick” Leonard will hold a book signing at Von Maur at the Castleton Square Mall at noon on Saturday, April 12.  He will be signing copies of his book, “Boom, Baby! My Basketball Life in Indiana.”

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PREP DOCKET

All times p.m. unless noted

Today

Softball — Frankfort, Fort Wayne Carroll at GC, 1/5

Baseball — GC at Pendleton Heights, 1 (DH); MV at Yorktown, 2 (DH); NP at Delta, 1 (DH)

Monday

Softball — GC at Speedway, 5:30

Boys golf — EH at GC, 4:30

Baseball — Lawrence North at GC, 6; NP at Martinsville, 5:30

Tuesday

Track & field — MV at Yorktown, 5; Greenwood at NP, 5

Girls tennis — Shenandoah at NP, 4:30 (Scrimmage)

Softball — Southport at NP, 5:30

Baseball — Fishers at MV, 5:30

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