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Hackman advances in Girls State Junior
Allyson Hackman of Columbus, the top seed in the First Flight of the Girls State Junior Golf Championship, won her first-round match-play contest Wednesday, a 2-up victory over Morgan Brown of Lafayette.
Hackman will play No. 9 seed Maggie Rees of Carmel in the quarterfinals at 8:10 a.m. today at Hillview Country Club in Franklin.
Rebecca Smith and Caroline Smith, both of Columbus, fell in Third Flight matches Wednesday. The sixth-seeded Rebecca Smith lost to No. 11 Lindsey Budnik of North Manchester 4-and-2, while No. 13 seed Caroline Smith fell to No. 4 Katie Smith of Wabash 3-and-1.
PAAL football coaches meeting tonight
Anyone interested in coaching PAAL football this year should plan to attend a coaches meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Foundation For Youth.
Information: Gabe Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org
Archery shoot slated for Saturday at Greenhouse
An International Bowhunting Organization qualifier archery shoot will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Elsbury’s Greenhouse. The shoot will be at 5073 N. State Road 9.
Cost is $20 to shoot for an IBO qualifying score or $10 without shooting for a score.
Bantam football signups scheduled for Saturday
Signups for the Taylorsville Bantam Football League will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Taylorsville Shelter House.
Information: Will Hammons, (317) 713-6798.
Fall Youth Soccer League signups under way
Registration is under way for the Columbus Parks & Rec Fall Youth Soccer League and will continue through July 13 for age 5 through high school seniors. Kids must be at least 5 by July 31 to play in the fall league, which begins Aug. 25.
Cost is $50 per player and includes a T-shirt. Register by calling (812) 376-2680 or online at the Parks & Rec Web site.
Parks & Rec is also sponsoring the SkyHawk Multi-Sports Camp (baseball, basketball and soccer) from Monday through June 29 at Lincoln Park, the Tiny Hawk-Mini Hawk Soccer Camp for ages 3 to 7 July 16 to 20 at Lincoln Park, Camp SuperKids for ages 8 to 12 Monday through June 29 at Ceraland Park, Kids In Motion for ages 8 to 12 July 9 to 13 at Smith School, a Cheer Camp for ages 3 to 5 June 26 to 28 at Columbus Gymnastics Center and a Cheer Camp for ages 6 to 8 July 9 to 12 at the center.
The next session of tennis lessons and swim lessions begin July 2. Kids must be registered for swim lessons by June 29.
Summer fun runs for Northside cross-country
Summer fun runs for Northside Middle School students interested in running cross-country are from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays at Northside and from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at Mill Race Park through July 26. Completed physical forms will be needed before beginning practice Aug. 6.
Information: coach Grimes, 371-7593, or coach McGovern, 552-4031.
Optional runs for Central Middle School CC
Optional summer runs for Central Middle School cross-country will continue at 7:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays through Aug. 2. Runners should meet at the gymnasium entrance at Seventh and Sycamore streets. Practice will be over by 8:30 a.m., and parents should pick up runners at that time.
Mandatory practice will begin Aug. 6 and will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. A physical must be on file before runners can practice.
Information: coach Friedgood, email@example.com; coach Wise, firstname.lastname@example.org or coach Helton, email@example.com
Entry forms available for series
Junior golf entry forms are available at Greenbelt and Par 3 courses for the six-event summer golf series for boys and girls ages 9 to 13.
Information: Steve Cohen, 376-2684.
Northside to host girls open gyms
Northside Middle School will host open gyms for all seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade girls basketball players, regardless of school, from 9 to 11 a.m. June 30 and July 7, 14 and 28.
Information: Brad Hamilton, 603-1892, or Ruben Martinez, 603-8433.
Buddy Baseball seeking volunteers
Buddy Baseball, a league for special-needs children ages 4 through 13, is looking for volunteers for its season, which runs from July 3 to Aug. 7.
Games will be at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Clifty Park. Volunteers accompany participating children to practices and games.
Information: Danielle Combs, (317) 670-0537, firstname.lastname@example.org
Men’s and women’s city golf tournaments
July 6 is the deadline to register for the 2012 Men’s City Tournament, which will be July 14 at Harrison Lake, July 15 at Greenbelt and July 22 at Otter Creek. Entry fee is $100 (cash or check). Players must be a resident of Bartholomew County and at least 14 years old by July 13.
July 13 is the deadline to register for the Women’s City Tournament, which will be July 21 at Greenbelt and July 22 at Otter Creek. Entry fee is $55 (cash or check). Players must be a resident of Bartholomew County and at least 14 years old by July 20.
Players should call pro shops (Harrison Lake, 342-6012; Greenbelt, 376-2684 and Otter Creek, 579-5227) for fees and times for practice rounds or to obtain an entry form. No phone entries will be accepted.
PAAL football sign-ups open
Registration is open through July 6 for the PAAL football season for kindergarten through Grade 6 and is available at foundationforyouth.com or by stopping by FFY.
Information: Gabe Miller, 348-4558, ext. 313.
Donner looking for votes as top park
Donner Park is working to earn the most votes as “America’s Favorite Park,” which would earn it $100,000 to improve amenities in the park.
Voting is open through July 15 at http://LivePositively.com/parks or by checking in via Foursquare while visiting the park. Individuals can vote as many times as they like.
Broomball sign-ups to continue
Registration for summer broomball sessions at the Hamilton Center Ice Arena is ongoing. The second session will be from July 17 through Aug. 14.
Cost is $37 per session (eight games, plus tourney).
Information: Call or text 350-2224 or email email@example.com.
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