Local Sports Scrapbook – July 16

Par 3 Golf Course hosting scrambles, league

Par 3 Golf Course is hosting mixed nine-hole scrambles at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Players should sign in by 5:15 p.m. Cost is $7.50 per player, and teams are selected by random drawing. All skill levels are welcome.

Par 3 also is hosting a Wednesday Ladies League at 5.30 p.m. Wednesdays. Play will be on the back nine holes with a different format each week.

A new event with a mixture of formats will be played at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Par 3. The events are open to all skill levels. Golfers are asked to contact the Par 3 clubhouse or show up by 5:15 p.m. on any Thursday they would like to play.

Central Middle school sets dates for fall sports

Central Middle School will have practices, open gyms and tryouts for some fall sports beginning this month.

Seventh- and eighth-grade football begins from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at Columbus East High School and is recommended for anyone wanting to play this fall. Players must have an updated physical to participate. For more info, visit the football link at cmschargers.com or contact coach Patrick Maschino at maschinopa@bcsc.k12.in.us.

Seventh-grade volleyball open gyms will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday, and tryouts will be from 4 to 6 p.m. July 24 to 26. Players must have an updated athletics physical turned in at the tryouts or to the school prior to the tryouts.

For more information, visit the seventh-grade volleyball link at cmschargers. com or contact coach Leah Speaker at coachspeak13@gmail.com.

Mountaineer to talk about climbs at library

Walter Glover will discuss three of his mountain climbs during a presentation at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bartholomew County Public Library.

Glover will talk about his summit of Rainbow Mountain in Peru that he made with fellow Columbus resident Greg Scherschel. Photos from the climbs will be featured, and copies of Glover’s book chronicling his climbs of summits in Russia and Australia will be available at a discounted price.

North football to host Golf For the Gridiron

The Columbus North football team will host its Fourth Annual Golf For the Gridiron outing at 1 p.m. Friday at Harrison Lake Country Club. Registration will begin at 11 a.m., and lunch will be at noon.

Cost is $100 per player or $400 per team and includes greens fees, cart, range balls, lunch, refreshments and the chance to win prizes. Sponsorships are available, ranging from $125 to $800.

For more information, contact Carol Behling at 812-371-3325 or behlingc@bcsc.k12.in.us or Karen Redding at 812-371-6565 or dkdwkjred6@gmail.com.

Signups available for Future Boomer camp

The Future Boomer Basketball Camp for ages 3 to 8 will be July 25 to 27 at Foundation For Youth. Ages 3 to 5 will be from 4 to 4:45 p.m., and ages 6 to 8 will be from 5 to 6 p.m.

Cost is $50. Participants will get a basketball, T-shirt and shorts.

Online signups are available at sign meup.com/120774. For more information, contact Amy Macy-Schilling at 812-603-1085 or amymacy@hotmail.com.

Northside tennis hosting clinics, meeting, tryouts

There will be “Fun Tennis Clinics” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. July 28 and 4:45 to 6 p.m. July 31 at the Lincoln Park tennis courts for any seventh- or eighth-grade boy at Northside or St. Bartholomew schools interested in playing on the Northside tennis team this fall.

A brief informational meeting about the season will be at 5:45 p.m. Aug. 1 at Northside, just before the Northside Open House that starts at 6:30 p.m.

Tryouts for the Northside boys tennis team will be from 4:45 to 6 p.m. Aug. 2 through 4. Players will need to attend all three days and have an IHSAA physical form turned in the first day.

For more information, contact coach Dale Guse at daleuse@iquest.net.

Dirt Dawgs plan baseball tryouts for two teams

The 12-and-under and 10-and-under Dirt Dawgs baseball teams will hold tryouts for its 2017-18 season at 9 a.m. July 29 on Clifty Park Diamonds 13 and 14. The rain date will be at 1 p.m. July 30.

If unable to make the tryouts, 10U players can call Dan Wright at 812-345-5599, and 12U players can call Max Bumbalough at 812-343-6356 or Scott Pritchard at 812-360-7232 to set up an individual tryout.

Flag Football Leagues hosting benefit tourney

Columbus Flag Football League and bALLout Flag Football of Indianapolis will host “Ballin for Booth,” a benefit tournament for the late Robert Booth, beginning at 9 a.m. July 30 at the PAAL fields.

Cost is $20 per player, and additional donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the girlfriend and two children of Booth, who died tragically a few weeks ago.

Teams need to make a down payment of $100 by July 26. To do so, contact columbusflagfootball@gmail.com or Larry Anthony at 812-525-6940 or on Facebook.

Signups approaching for youth flag football

Columbus Youth Flag Football will conduct registration from 1 to 3 p.m. July 30, 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 3, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 5 and 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 6 at Fair Oaks Mall for boys and girls ages 4 to 14.

Cost is $100, and there is a multiple-sibling discount. Games will be played on Sunday afternoons from mid-August to mid-October at Central Middle School.

For more information, contact Vince James at 812-927-0495 or vejames@sbcglobal.net or visit columbusyouthflag football.com.

Hoosier Pro Wrestling to host ‘Summer Blast’

Hoosier Pro Wrestling will return to the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds with its “Summer Blast” on Aug. 5.

Doors open at 7 p.m., and bell time is 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and free for kids 4 and younger.