Local sports scrapbook – October 30

Chili-Dip Open to benefit Columbus East golf teams

The Chili-Dip Open golf scramble will be at 11 a.m. Saturday 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.

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 will continue on Saturday. 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 $60, 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

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 Volleyball Club plans meetings, tryouts

The Columbus North Volleyball Club will hold Parent/Player informational meetings at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 in the school’s LGI room and at 4 p.m. Nov. 13 in the cafeteria. Parents and players need to attend only one of those meetings.

Tryouts will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 4 and 11 for Grades 3 through 6 and from 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 4 and 11 for Grades 7 and 8. Teams will be announced, and coaches will be introduced on Nov. 14 in the cafeteria.

Club director Caitlin Greiner is hoping to take interested teams to the AAU Nationals June 19 to 22 in Orlando, Florida.

Information: Greiner, columbus.north.vb@gmail.com

Seymour Parks and Rec conducting open gyms

The Seymour Parks and Recreation Department will hold basketball open gyms from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays from Nov. 16 to Feb. 22 at the Seymour High School auxiliary gym, except when school is closed or not in session. Cost is $2.

Information: Jason Kleber, jkleber@seymourin.org or 812-522-6420