The Sideline – February 5


Greenfield Youth Baseball sign-ups

Registration for the Greenfield Youth Baseball Association Recreational League will be from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 14, 21 and 28 at the Riley Park concession stand, 810 E. Lincoln St.

The league is for boys ages 5 to 16. Practices begin in late March, with games beginning April 18 and continuing through June.

Book fair to benefit Dragons football

The New Palestine Grid Iron Alliance boosters will host a book fair at the Barnes & Noble in Indianapolis (Keystone location, 8675 River Crossing Blvd.) from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 21.

A percentage of every sale that accompanies a special voucher (available at the store and at will benefit the Grid Iron Alliance.

A raffle will be conducted for a football signed by the Class 4A state championship New Palestine football team. Players and head coach Kyle Ralph will be on hand at the book fair with the state title trophy.

In other New Palestine football news, senior linebackers Sterling Curran and Gabe Estes have decided to continue their playing careers together in college. Both recently announced their commitments to the Marian University football program.

Curran and Estes shared the Daily Reporter’s 2014 Defensive Player of the Year honor after helping the Dragons keep opponents to 10.1 points per game during a 15-0 season.

Farm sales benefit baseball program

The Greenfield-Central baseball program will earn 20 percent of every order placed with Tyner Pond Farm in Greenfield for purchases using the promo code GHSBASEBALL. Using the code will also allow for a 20 percent discount on orders. Order online at Tyner Farm, 7408 E. 200 S., offers free local delivery.

Varsity program sets softball clinic

The Greenfield-Central varsity softball program will have a clinic from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Greenfield-Central Fieldhouse. Cost is $35; includes T-shirt and pizza. For families with two players; $60.

Clinic is for players from age 5 through eighth grade. Infield and outfield defense and hitting will be covered.

The deadline is Feb. 14. The clinic will be capped at 50 players. Contact head coach Jason Stewart at [email protected] to register.

Prep Calendar


Girls basketball: Greenfield-Central at Greenwood, 7:30 p.m.; EH at Centerville, 7:30 p.m.

Girls swimming: EH, GC, MV, NP at NP Sectional preliminaries, 5:30 p.m.


Boys basketball: NP at Shelbyville, 7:30 p.m.; Delta at GC, 7:30 p.m.

Girls basketball: MV at FW Canterbury, 7:30 p.m.


Boys basketball: MV at Noblesville, 7:30 p.m.; NP at Mooresville, 7:30 p.m.; Greenwood at GC, 7:30 p.m.; EH at Lapel, 7:30 p.m.

Gymnastics: NP at Rushville, 10 a.m.

Wrestling: EH at Richmond Regional, 9 a.m.; GC, MV, NP at Perry Meridian Regional, 9 a.m.

Girls swimming: EH, GC, MV, NP at NP Sectional preliminaries, 9 a.m., 1 p.m.


Swimming: NP/Hagerstown at Pendleton Heights, 5:30 p.m.

Gymnastics: Rushville at NP, 6 p.m.