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Local sports roundup: 8/24/2014

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Columbus Crush resets baseball team tryouts

The Columbus Crush Baseball tryouts that were postponed Aug. 10 have been rescheduled for today at the same time and location.

For more information, contact Terrill Paradise,

Rick Powell Memorial Golf Scramble set for today

The Rick Powell Memorial Golf Scramble will be at 2 p.m. today at Clifty Creek. Food will be provided at 1 p.m.

Cost is $50 per person or $200 per team, with proceeds benefiting the Powell family. Hole sponsorships are $50, and mulligans are $5.

For more information, call Clifty Creek, 812-372-6031.

Battle on the Blacktop coming to Ceraland Park

Today is the deadline for registration and money due for the Battle on the Blacktop 3 on 3 basketball tournament, which will be Aug. 31 at Cerland Park.

Registration is $100 per team. There will be a $500 cash prize for the top men’s (18-and-over) team and a $200 cash prize for the 35-and-over winners. Female players also are welcome, but if there are less than four female teams in a division they will compete against male teams.

For more information, contact James Wood Jr., 812-390-8331 or; or Jerome Wood, 812-374-2140 or

Columbus Lacrosse Club

to host pickup sessions

The Columbus Lacrosse Club will host Fall Drop-In Lacrosse pickup sessions from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Monday in September for boys and girls in Grade 5 through high school.

Players should meet in the grassy area at Donner Park between the pool and Chestnut Street. There is no charge. Equipment will be provided.

Boomer Basketball tryouts scheduled for Tuesday

Boomer Basketball will conduct tryouts for fourth-grade boys Tuesday at Clifty Creek Elementary.

For more information, call Chuck Zapfe, 812-371-8259.

Orthopedics group

offering Saturday clinics

Southern Indiana Orthopedics is offering a sports injury clinic for athletes from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays for athletes who have suffered an injury or require orthopedic treatment following a Friday evening practice or game.

Walk-ins are welcome, and no appointment is necessary. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 812-376-9353.

Scholarship softball tourney set for September

The Cole Weddle Scholarship Small Ball Bash will be Sept. 20 and 21 at Lincoln Park. The men’s tournament will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 20, and the coed tourney will start at noon Sept. 21.

Cost is $150 per team. Three games are guaranteed.

To register or for more information, call Adam Fish, 812-552-6580; Kyle Wampler, 812-657-2356; or Tim Weddle, 812-344-2983.

Fall event to feature golf, ATV and motorcycle rides

The Harmon Group’s Joy of Giving Fall Event will be Sept. 20 with a golf tournament and ATV and motorcycle rides.

The golf tournament will be at noon at St. Anne’s. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. Cost is $500 per team.

The ATV ride will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning at Sand Creek Elementary. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. Cost is $30 for a single rider or $50 for a couple.

The motorcycle ride will be from noon to 4 p.m. beginning at Mann’s Harley-Davidson in Edinburgh. Registration will begin at 11 a.m.

Cost is $30 for a single rider or $50 for a couple.

The events conclude with a dinner at 5 p.m. at St. Anne’s. Cost for dinner only is $10 for adults, $5 for children and free for children 2 and younger.

To register and pay with Visa or MasterCard, call 812-346-2048 and talk to Lori or Lindy. Sponsorships also are available. For more information, call Harmon Construction, 812-346-2048.

— Staff Reports

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