Local sports scrapbook – November 1

Volleyball club hosting open gyms at Ceraland

East Columbus Volleyball Club will conduct open gyms Tuesdays through Nov. 17 at Ceraland. Grades 3 through 5 will play from 4:30 to 6 p.m., and Grades 6 through 8 will play from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost is $5 per player, and there is no preregistration. For more information, call Gregg Greathouse at 812-603-3419.

Columbus East golf teams to host Chili-Dip

The Columbus East boys and girls golf teams will host the Chili-Dip Open at 11 a.m. Nov. 7 at Otter Creek Golf Course.

Cost is $50 per person and includes greens fees, cart, chili and other goodies, with proceeds going toward golf instruction and to pay for uniforms, golf bags and other expenses for the East boys and girls teams.

To register, text Jeff Smith at 812-344-4109 or email him at jmspga@pga.com.

Author will talk about ‘Pudge’ at county library

Columbus author Doug Wilson will talk about his latest book, “Pudge: The Biography of Carlton Fisk,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bartholomew County Public Library’s Red Room.

Copies of Wilson’s book will be available for purchase from Viewpoint Books.

Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic available

Southern Indiana Orthopedics is offering its Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays.

Walk-in patients are welcome. For more information, call 812-376-9353.

Organization hosting Try Hockey For Free clinic

Columbus Youth Hockey is inviting boys and girls ages 4 to 9 to a Try Hockey For Free clinic from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday as part of Come Play Hockey Month.

To register, visit try hockeyforfree.com. For more information, contact Doug Losure at dlosure@gmail.com or 812-343-6281.

Lacrosse program looking for coaches

The Columbus lacrosse program plans to add an elementary team, a girls team and a second high school team next year and is looking for coaches. The program also is creating a winter and summer club team.

If interested, call Andrew Jerman at 812-343-3242.