Local sports scrapbook – January 29

North football staff plans reception for 8th-graders

Any eighth-grader who is attending the Columbus North High School Eighth-Grade Parent-Student Night on Wednesday and is interested in playing football is invited to attend a brief reception hosted by the North football staff.

The program, which will begin around 8 p.m. in the Large Group Instruction Room, will be an opportunity to learn about the Bull Dog football program.

North softball coach forming travel team

New Columbus North softball coach Ron McDonald is putting together a team of middle school girls who are planning to play at North in high school.

The team will play a spring season at the North varsity and JV fields at Southside Elementary. For more information, call McDonald at 812-344-6993 or the middle school team’s coach, Lee Heafner, at 812-350-7140.

Parkside will host Emerge 19: Aftermath

Emerge 19: Aftermath will be at 7 p.m. March 4 at Parkside Elementary. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $10. For more information, call 812-344-0107 or 812-374-6497.

Fairgrounds site of Hoosier Pro Wrestling

Hoosier Pro Wrestling will return to the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds at 7:45 p.m. Saturday. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $12, with kids 4 and younger free. For more information, call 812-552-4477 or e-mail hpw13@mail.com.

Zeller Family Program coming to Whiteland

Clark Pleasant Middle School in Whiteland will host DistinXion, a Zeller Family Program, on March 18 and 19.

The basketball camp is for boys and girls of all skill levels entering Grades 2 to 8. Registration is $69 before March 1 and $89 beginning March 1.

To register, or for more information, visit distinxion.org.

Association offering program for officials

The Indiana Officials Association is offering a program for individuals interested in officiating high school and youth football.

Applicants will need to register and pay a fee by June 7. The fee includes IOA membership, materials and instruction. Officials must also join the IHSAA and pay the licensing fee and will receive rule books and other materials.

There will be rules and mechanics study from 6 to 9 p.m. each Wednesday in June and on July 12 and 19 at Lawrence North High School.

For more information, call David Morton at 317-750-4952 or Joe Stafford at 317-313-0550.