Local sports scrapbook – October 1

Basketball league to begin at Columbus East

The Olympian Basketball League will sponsor a league beginning today for boys in Grades 2 through 6.

Grades 2 and 3 will play from 1 to 2:30 p.m., and grades 4 through 6 will play from 2:30 to 4 p.m. for one Sunday and five Saturdays at Columbus East High School.

Cost is $50 per child and includes a reversible jersey and a basketball. A $10 late fee will be added after today.

Registration is available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at Columbus East High School. Brochures are available at the Columbus East athletics office and BCSC Elementary, St. Peter’s, St. Bartholomew, and Columbus Christian schools and can be turned in at East.

There also is a registration form through columbusclubelite.org.

Volleyball academy to have meeting, tryouts

The Columbus Volleyball Academy will conduct a parent meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. today in the Columbus East High School gym.

Tryouts for the 2018 season will be Oct. 15 and 22 at East from 3 to 5 p.m. for ages 13 and 14 and from 5 to 7 p.m. for ages 12 and younger. Teams will be announced by Oct. 27. There will be a $100 tryout fee, which will go toward club fees after selections.

For more information, contact Terry Sweasy at 812-350-9990.

Ceraland to host fall hoops, volleyball, soccer

Ceraland will host fall indoor basketball, volleyball and soccer leagues.

Volleyball will include coed intermediate and competitive leagues, which will be played from 6 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays beginning this week. Cost for each league is $80, plus a $5 sports center fee each week for non-annual passholders.

The soccer league will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Sundays beginning Oct. 8. Cost is $120 per team, plus a $5 sports center fee each week for non-annual passholders. Roster limit is 12 players.

Basketball will include a Wednesday Open League beginning Oct. 18. Cost is $400, with no sports and fitness center fee.

Grand opening set for rock climbing gym

Columbus Rock Gym will have its grand opening Tuesday. The gym will have giveaways, prizes and games.

For information, visit columbusrock gym@gmail.com or call 812-799-3193.

Columbus East plans swimming meeting

Columbus East will have a call-out meeting for boys and girls swimmers and their parents at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the school’s cafeteria.

If unable to attend, contact boys coach David Fribley at 812-342-6097 or girls coach Jill Arnholt at 371-3417 or arnholtj@bcsc.k12.in.us.

Registration open for Harvest Bicycle Boogie

The Autumn Harvest Bicycle Boogie will be Saturday, beginning and ending at the Columbus Learning Center. Registration will be from 8 to 10 a.m., and riders may start at anytime after registering.

Bicyclists can pick from rides of 12, 30 or 55 miles. Cost is $25 through Thursday or $30 the day of the event, with proceeds benefiting the IUPUC Alumni Association Scholarship Program.

For more information, call Cindy Felsten at 812-375-7531, email alumni@iupuc.edu or visit iupuc.edu/bicycle-boogie.

Hoosier Pro Wrestling to honor legend at show

Hoosier Pro Wrestling will host “Honoring a Wrestling Legend” to honor Handsome Jimmy Valiant at 7:45 p.m. Saturday at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $14 for adults and free for kids 4 and younger. HPW also will be accepting donations of new and gently-used toys for the Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund.

Volleyball club to conduct parent meeting, tryouts

HAVOC club volleyball will have a parent meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Hauser High School main gym.

Tryouts will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 in the main gym and 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15 in the fieldhouse for Grades 5 to 8 and from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 12 in the main gym and 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15 in the fieldhouse for Grades 9 to 12.

HAVOC also will conduct a winter camp for Grades K to 4 from Jan 3 to Feb. 28. Cost is $45 and includes a camp shirt and tournament.

For more information, call Erica Raisor at 812-374-2639 or Jenna Ortega at 812-374-4777 or visit havocvolleyball.com.

Edinburgh hosting fundraising hoops camp

The Trey Moses Basketball Camp, a fundraiser to benefit Best Buddies, will be at Edinburgh Community High School from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 21. The camp was organized by Mariah Weddle, who played for the Lancers and is a sophomore at Franklin College.

Moses, a 6-foot-9 junior on the Ball State men’s basketball team, will lead the camp, which is open to boys and girls of any school age. Cost is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Registration is open until Oct. 7 and forms are available at the parks & recreation offices in both Edinburgh and Franklin.

For more information, contact Weddle at bestbuddymariah@ gmail.com.

Harlem Wizards to play local team in Columbus

The Harlem Wizards basketball team will play the Bartholomew County School Foundation Stars, a team of teachers, principals, administrators and community members, at 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at Columbus North High School.

Former Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings and Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. superintendent Jim Roberts will be the coaches. Doors open at 1 p.m.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door and can be purchased online at harlemwizards.com/schedule-tickets/ and at Heritage Automotive Sales, 3101 N. National Road; Viewpoint Bookstore, 548 Washington St.; and the BCSC Administration Building, 1200 Central Ave.