The Sideline – September 4


Hoosier State Tractor Pull today

Harvest Land Co-op will present the Second Annual Hoosier State Tractor Pulling Association tractor pull at historic Mt. Lawn Speedway today.

Mt. Lawn has added 40 loads of clay to the pull track this year to enhance the experience.

The main gate has been widened to accommodate the large rigs used to haul tractors and trucks to the event.

The four Hoosier State classes pulling this weekend include 8,000-pound heavy super stock tractors, super farm tractors, light pro stock tractors and modified four-wheel drive trucks.

Street stock semis will conclude the evening’s activities. To learn more about the sport of tractor pulling go to or

Admission is $12 for adults $6 for kids ages 6 to 10 with 5-and-under free. Mt. Lawn is located at 1494 S CR 400 W, five miles west of New Castle.



Registration next week for aquatic team

Swim registration for the Greenfield Community Aquatic Team will be conducted from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sept. 3 at the high school aquatic center, 810 N. Broadway St.

Information: visit


New Palestine plans for upcoming baseball camp

Registration for the Sixth Annual New Palestine High School Fall Baseball Camp is open. The camp is designed for players in fourth grade through eighth and runs on Sept. 9, 16 and 23.

The sessions will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at the varsity baseball diamond.

The cost per participant is $55.

Information: Denise Smith at [email protected]


New Palestine baseball golf outing scheduled

The Fifth Annual New Palestine High School Baseball Golf Outing is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Links Golf Course.

The event will have a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The cost to participate is $300 per team.

Information: Amy Watson at [email protected] or Shelley Martin at [email protected]


Mt. Vernon cheer fundraiser planned

A fundraiser for the Mt. Vernon cheer team will take place Sept. 22, at Kinsey’s Italian Cafe, located at 6383 W. Broadway, McCordsville, IN 46055.

If patrons present a flyer during lunch or dinner, the Mt. Vernon cheer team will receive 20 percent of the proceeds.

The flyer can be obtained at


Players needed for Indy Girls Hoops team

Greenfield basketball players are needed to compete in the Indy Girls Hoops League this fall.

The Greenfield girls travel team is open to sixth-grade players with games played every other Sunday afternoon beginning in September.

The deadline to join the team is Monday.

Information: Mike Starks at [email protected] or 317-281-9177


Prep calendar


Boys soccer

Lawrence Central at New Palestine, 12:30 p.m.

Fishers at Mt. Vernon, 11:30 a.m.

Greenfield-Central at Westfield, 11:30 a.m.

Girls soccer

Warren Central at New Palestine, 9 a.m.

Hamilton Heights at Mt. Vernon, 11:30 a.m.

Greenfield-Central at Decatur Central, 10 a.m.


New Palestine at Lawrence Central, 9 a.m.

Greenfield-Central at New Albany River City Invitational, 9 a.m.


(B&G) Eastern Hancock at Rushville Invitational, 9 a.m.

(B&G) New Palestine, Mt. Vernon, Greenfield-Central at Noblesville Hokum Karem, 8:30 a.m.

Boys tennis

Mt. Vernon at Muncie Central, 9 a.m.

Greenfield-Central at Triton Central Invitational, 9 a.m.


Girls soccer

Greenfield-Central at Perry Meridian, 6 p.m.


Boys soccer

New Palestine at Mt. Vernon, 7 p.m.

Pendleton Heights at Greenfield-Central, 7 p.m.

Girls soccer

Mt. Vernon at Shelbyville, 7 p.m.


New Palestine at Zionsville, 5:30 p.m.

Greenfield-Central at Delta, 6 p.m.

Girls golf

New Palestine, Greenfield-Central, Mt. Vernon, Eastern Hancock in Hancock County Meet at Royal Hylands Golf Course, 4:30 p.m.

Boys tennis

Eastern Hancock at Hagerstown, 5 p.m.

New Palestine at Morristown, 4:30 p.m.

Greenfield-Central at Delta, 5:30 p.m.