Local sports scrapbook – October 16

East Wrestling Club to resume this month

Columbus East Wrestling Club practices will begin the week of Oct. 24 for Grades kindergarten through 6. A parent informational meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The beginner group practices Mondays and Wednesdays, and the advanced group practices Tuesdays and Thursdays in the East High School wrestling room. The first week is free, and signups will begin in the second week.

Information: Rashaad Trapp, 812-343-8103 or rashaad_t@hotmail.com; Bobby Shadenfroh, 812-371-2904 or bschad21@gmail.com and Tanner Jessup, 812-343-9929 or tjessup35@gmail.com

Columbus Youth Wrestling League set to get started

The Columbus Youth Wrestling League will debut Monday and run through mid-December for kindergartners through sixth-graders.

The goal of the CYWL is to introduce the sport of wrestling to young athletes and parents in a fun and exciting atmosphere. Wrestlers will practice as one team, but participants will be divided into smaller teams with a mix of experienced and new wrestlers for competitions.

The first practice will be from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Monday, and additional practices will be Wednesday and Oct. 24; Nov. 7, 14 and 28 and Dec. 5 and 7. Competitions will be Oct. 28; Nov. 3, 10 and 17 and Dec. 1 at Taylorsville Elementary, and a final competition will be Dec. 10 at Columbus North High School. Cost is $40.

Information: cywl.us

Golf outing to benefit autism awareness

Columbus Signature Academy-New Tech senior and Columbus North golfer Matthew Vorndran is organizing a golf outing for his senior project to raise money for Columbus Autism Network, to benefit Columbus Families with Autism.

The outing will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at Otter Creek Golf Course, following registration at 11:30 a.m. and lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday is the registration deadline.

The entry fee is $100 and includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes. Golfers will have a chance to win a new car for a hole-in-one.

For information about participation or sponsorship opportunities, contact Vorndran at matthewvorndran99@gmail.com.

First Christian Church to host basketball league

Signups will continue until Friday for the Basketball & Beyond coed basketball league at First Christian Church. Application forms are available online at fccoc.org or at the church office at 531 Fifth St.

Information: Dan Thomas, 812-350-8913

Academy sponsoring new basketball league

The Columbus Club Elite Basketball Academy is sponsoring a new basketball league for boys in Grades 3 through 8.

Clinic and team selection dates will be Saturday and Nov. 5. Games will begin Nov. 12 run for six Saturdays at Columbus East High School. Grades 3 and 4 will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Grades 5 and 6 will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and Grades 7 and 8 will be from 2:30 to 3 p.m.

The league will involve working on fundamentals, practicing drills and playing games.

Cost is $50 by Saturday or $60 after Saturday, with a $5 discount for additional siblings in a family and includes a reversible jersey, a basketball and free admission to all East varsity basketball games.

Registration can be done from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in the East athletics office. Registration forms also are available at columbusclubelite.org.

Information: Steve Todd, hpergrad@yahoo.com or 812-592-4034

Chili-Dip Open to benefit Columbus East golf teams

The Chili-Dip Open golf scramble will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at Otter Creek.

Cost is $50 per person and includes greens fees, cart, chili and other goodies. Proceeds will benefit the Columbus East boys and girls teams to help with uniforms, golf bags and other expenses.

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

Hoosier Pro Wrestling returning to fairgrounds

Hoosier Pro Wrestling’s 18-Year Anniversary Show and 12th Annual Columbus Firemens Cheer Fundraiser and Toy Drive will be at 7:45 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Tickets are $15, and kids 4 and younger are free. Fans are asked to bring a new or gently used toy to help kids in need at Christmas.

North senior hosting basketball clinic

Columbus North senior basketball player Imani Guy will host the “No Dog Left Behind” one-day basketball clinic Oct. 29 at Memorial Gym for her senior project.

The clinic is open to boys and girls in Grades 5 to 8. Fifth- and sixth-graders will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., and seventh- and eighth-graders will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $15, with net proceeds to be donated to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.

Registration forms can be picked up at the North athletics office or by emailing 17imanig@gmail.com to request one. Registration forms should be submitted by Oct. 20 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.