The Sideline – June 13


Greenfield’s Stewart named HHC Coach of the Year

This week, the Hoosier Heritage Conference announced its 2015 all-conference softball selections.

The sectional champion Class 4A Greenfield-Central Cougars were awarded three all-HHC spots and Jason Stewart was name the HHC Coach of the Year.

Here is the complete list of the 2015 all-HHC recipients:


Angie Naaman#;12;P;Delta

Ericka Pursley;12;CF;Delta

Darcie Huber#;11;P;Greenfield-Central

Morganne Denny;10;3B;Greenfield-Central

Michaela Ballman;10;1B;Greenfield-Central

Sadie Baugh#;11;OF;Mt. Vernon

Morgan Moss;11;1B/3B;Mt. Vernon

McKinley Duvall#;11;CF/C;New Castle

Zoe Curtis;11;1B;New Castle

Issy Hoyt#;11;3B;New Palestine

Adie Lorsung#;12;SS;New Palestine

Brittany Duncan#;12;CF;New Palestine

Ashley Prange;;9;2B;New Palestine

Abby Davis;;10;2B/DP;New Palestine

Breanna Pryor#;12;2B;Pendleton Heights

Sydney Windlan;12;OF;Pendleton Heights

Audrey Ricker;10;P;Pendleton Heights

Abey Bass#;11;C;Shelbyville

Hannah File#;10;P;Shelbyville

Kay Brokering;12;SS;Shelbyville

Grace Lumpkin#;12;P;Yorktown

Katy Johnson;12;SS;Yorktown

Kara Tucker;10;3B;Yorktown

#unanimous selection

Honorable Mentions: Delta: Logan Bland, Emily Thompson, Micaya Richardson, Hallie Workman; Greenfield-Central: Sydney Williams, Deena Miller, Brie Whitaker; Mt. Vernon: Kristin Connors, Lauren Montgomery; New Castle: Harley Walls, Mariah Nicholson; New Palestine: Madison Whitaker; Pendleton Heights: Ashley King, Bailey Williams, Jade Mollenkopf; Shelbyville: Natalie Weber; Yorktown: Morgan Masters, Haley Hill.

HHC Coach of the Year: Jason Stewart, Greenfield-Central

Final Team Standings:

School;HHC record;Overall


New Palestine;5-2;24-4



New Castle;3-4;19-11

Pendleton Heights;3-4;14-10

Mt. Vernon;2-5;11-14



Mt. Vernon volleyball camp approaching

The Mt. Vernon Youth Volleyball Camp will be conducted July 6 to 9 at Mt. Vernon High School in the auxiliary gym.

A camp designed for beginner boys and girls (second grade through fifth grade) will run from 9 to 10:30 a.m. each day.

An advanced camp for fifth-grade through eighth-grade boys and girls will run from noon to 2 p.m.

Instructional focus will key on setting, hitting, serving, passing, team defense, and game play.

Cost for the beginner camp is $45 and the advanced camp is $55.

Players can pre-register by check (payable to Eric Bulmahn) or sign up with cash the morning of camp. All pre-registered campers will receive a T-shirt.

For more details, go to the Mt. Vernon High School website under Athletics/Marauder HQ/2015 Summer Camps or contact Mt. Vernon Volleyball coach, Eric Bulmahn at [email protected]


Registration open for youth football league

The Eastern Hancock Youth Football League has opened online registration for the 2015 season and its youth football camp.

The camp, designated for players in kindergarten through sixth grade, runs July 20 to 23. The cost is $45 per participant.

Camp check-in is scheduled for 2 p.m., with sessions taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. (kindergarten through fourth grade) and 4 to 5:30 p.m. (fifth grade and sixth grade).

Equipment issue dates for third-graders through sixth-graders will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. July 13 and July 15.

A flag league (kindergarten through second grade) is available at $30 per player. The E.H.Y.F.L. Tackle League (third grade through sixth grade) costs $70 per person.

The first league practice is set for the week of July 27. League play will begin Aug. 8. Flag league practice times and dates will be shared through email.

Those interested in participating can sign up at by clicking on the following links: Fall Sports/Football/Youth Football. The deadline to register is June 30.

Payments can be made via credit card online or by checks payable to EHYFL to Eastern Hancock High School, c/o Jim O’Hara, 10320 E. 250N, Charlottesville, IN 46117; or Justin Swan, youth league registrar, 4316 S. County Road 900E, Carthage, IN 46115.

Contact Swan at 317-498-1840/[email protected], Clayton Shultz at 317-413-2884/[email protected] or O’Hara at 317-496-9304/[email protected].