The Sideline: IHSAA fall state tournament pairings shows approaching

Mt. Vernon's Zach Johnson (10) and Greenfield-Central's Bryce Kinnaman (9) battle for the ball during their game at Greenfield-Central High School on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. (Rob Baker/Daily Reporter)

The IHSAA will produce and stream four state tournament pairings shows over the next few weeks, beginning on Sunday with high school boys and girls soccer.

Greg Rakestraw of ISC Sports Network will serve as host of the soccer, boys tennis and volleyball shows, while Bob Lovell of Indiana Sports Talk and Paul Condry of Regional Radio Sports Network and Indiana Football Digest will host the football program.

Immediately following each show, a news release with the sectional pairings will be available online at

Each state tournament pairings show will air exclusively at

On Sunday, the boys and girls soccer sectional pairings will be announced at 7 p.m. The state pairings for boys tennis will be revealed on Monday at 7 p.m.

The state tournament pairings program for volleyball is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. The high school football sectional pairings show will take place on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m.

Wise, Helgason conducting hoops camp

Former Greenfield-Central High School basketball standouts Madison Wise and Katie Helgason are teaming up again.

Wise, a 2017 Indiana All-Star, and Helgason are conducting a basketball skills camp on Saturday, Oct. 2, inside the Greenfield-Central High School fieldhouse.

The camp is open to all girls currently enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade. The cost per participant is $40 and includes a camp t-shirt and a snack.

Half of all proceeds will be donated to Greenfield-Central’s special needs classrooms.

The camp will run in two sessions with players in kindergarten through fifth grade participating from 3-5 p.m. Campers in sixth through 12th grade will be instructed from 5:15-7:15 p.m.

Wise continued her basketball career at Iowa State after graduating from Greenfield-Central and is currently a member of the IUPUI women’s basketball program. Helgason continued her basketball career at Ball State University.

For more information and a registration link, text (317) 498-9675 or email [email protected]

Prep Calendar


Boys Tennis

Eastern Hancock at Knightstown, 5 p.m.

Bishop Chatard at New Palestine, 4:30 p.m.

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


Eastern Hancock at Monroe Central, 6 p.m.

New Castle at New Palestine, 7 p.m.

Mt. Vernon at Lawrence North, 7 p.m.

Boys Soccer

Franklin Central at New Palestine, 7 p.m.

Mt. Vernon at Pendleton Heights, 7 p.m.

Girls Soccer

Shelbyville at Greenfield-Central, 7 p.m.



New Palestine at Greenfield-Central, 7:30 p.m.

Pendleton Heights at Mt. Vernon, 7 p.m.

Eastern Hancock at Milan, 7 p.m.

Boys Tennis

Mt. Vernon at New Palestine, 4:30 p.m.