Local sports scrapbook – May 17


Girls can practice with Columbus Lacrosse Club

The Columbus Lacrosse Club is offering high school girls the opportunity to learn the game of lacrosse.

Practices are from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Donner Park in the grassy area between the pool and Chestnut Street for girls in Grades 9 to 12. Equipment will be provided.

For more information, contact coach Maeve Drohan at [email protected] or visit columbuslax.org.

East, North coaches to host football camp

Columbus East coach Bob Gaddis and Columbus North coach Tim Bless and their staffs, along with the Central and Northside middle school coaches, will host the Columbus Middle School Football Camp from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 26 and 27 at North and May 28 and 29 at East for current sixth- and seventh-graders.

Walk-up registration will be from 6 to 7 p.m. May 26 at North. Cost is $50 and includes a camp T-shirt.

Players should wear cleats (or tennis shoes if cleats are not available), shorts or sweats and a T-shirt. Campers will participate in football drills stressing the safest and most fundamentally sound techniques. The camp is not full contact.

For more information, contact Bless at 812-314-3801 or [email protected] or Gaddis at 812-376-4365 or [email protected].

Foundation For Youth sets dates for leagues

Registration continues for Foundation For Youth’s NFL flag football league, which begins June 2 for kindergarten to Grade 8.

Practices and games will be at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through July at the PAAL complex. Cost is $75 and includes a reversible NFL jersey and flags.

Registration is available online at foundationforyouth.com or by calling 812-372-7867.

Three basketball camps coming to Hanover

Hanover College will host its 49th annual Boys Basketball Camp from June 7 to 10 and July 5 to 8 and a Post/Perimeter Skills Camp June 24 to 26. Brownstown Central coach Dave Benter will direct the post players, and Greensburg coach Stacy Meyer will direct the perimeter players.

For more information on all the camps, visit hanover.edu/athletics/summercamps or contact Hanover coach Jon Miller at 812-866-7387 or [email protected].

Broomball sign-ups underway for leagues

Sign-ups are underway for summer broomball leagues at Hamilton Center Ice Arena.

Summer Session No. 1 will be from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays from June 2 to 30. Players sign up individually and will be drafted to a team.

Summer Session No. 2 will be July 14 to Aug. 11. Players will be redrafted following Summer Session No. 1.

To sign up, email Scott Herron at [email protected], or text or call him at 812-350-2224.

Columbus North offers Frog Swim Lessons

Frog Swim Lessons will begin June 8 and will run Mondays through Fridays for four weeks at Columbus North High School.

Cost is $65 per week. The lessons last 30 minutes and have a 1:1 ratio.

To sign up or for more information, call 812-350-1088 and leave a message.

East girls basketball to host summer camp

Columbus East girls basketball coach Danny Brown will host the Columbus East Lady Olympians Summer Basketball Camp, June 8 to 10 at East High School.

Sessions will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. for Grades 3 to 6 and 5 to 6:30 p.m. for Grades 7 and 8. The camp will stress fundamentals and team play, and East girls basketball players will demonstrate drills.

Cost is $45 and includes a T-shirt. Players should bring a T-shirt, shorts, socks, shoes and water bottle.

To register, visit columbuseastathletics.com to download an application.

North girls basketball to conduct youth camp

Columbus North girls basketball coach Pat McKee, his assistants, players from the Class 4A state champion Bull Dogs team and guest coaches will host the 2015 Columbus North Girls Basketball Youth Camp from June 8 to 11 in Memorial Gym.

Sessions will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for girls entering Grades 7 and 8, 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. for girls entering Grades 5 and 6 and 3:30 to 5 p.m. for girls entering Grades 2 to 4.

Players from all sessions are invited to attend a session involving a guest from the Indiana Fever at 3 p.m. June 11.

Cost by May 28 is $60 for girls entering Grades 5 to 8 and $55 for girls entering Grades 2 to 4, with checks payable to “CNHS Girls Basketball.” Registration will be accepted after May 28 with a $5 late fee, but a camp T-shirt will not be guaranteed. The first 90 girls who register will receive a certificate that is redeemable for admission at a select Indiana Fever game this season.

Registration is available at ihigh.com/cnbulldogs/document_52563.html. For more information, contact McKee at 317-403-1665 or [email protected].

Otter Creek to host Face to Face Classic

The 17th Annual Face to Face Golf Classic will be June 9 at Otter Creek. There will be a putting tournament at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., the Florida Scramble at 12:30 p.m. and a pork chop dinner at 5:30 p.m.

Cost is $125 per person, and door prizes will be awarded. Hole sponsorships are available for $225, while dinner sponsors are $50 and dinner only is $15.

For more information, contact Tom Rust at 812-390-7949 or [email protected].

Witkemper Memorial coming to Timbergate

The Jeremy Witkemper Memorial Foundation Golf Outing will be June 12 at Timbergate Golf Course. Lunch begins at 11 a.m.

Cost is $80 per person and includes lunch, snacks, a gift bag and a chance to win other prizes. Corporate and individual golfer packages and tee box sponsorships also are available, and proceeds will help individuals with substance abuse treatment and support youth programs that educate and inform kids to make safer choices.

For more information, call 812-372-5977.

Timbergate planning Hollenbeck Memorial

The fifth annual Steve Hollenbeck Memorial Golf Tournament will be at 8 a.m. June 13 at Timbergate.

Cost is $80 per player or $320 per team and includes a catered meal from Hickory Hills BBQ and closest-to-the-pin and long-drive contests.

The top three teams will win cash prizes. Proceeds will benefit Edinburgh Dollars for Scholars.

The tournament is limited to the first 36 teams to register by June 7. Applications are available at Timbergate. For more information, call Bill West at 812-374-6763 or Jon Price at 812-552-4542.

East, North staffs to host Revolution hoops camp

The Columbus East and Columbus North boys basketball coaching staffs will host the Columbus Revolution Basketball Camp June 15 and 18 at North and June 16 and 17 at East for boys entering Grades K to 9.

Grades K to 2 will be from 9 to 10 a.m., Grades 3 and 4 will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Grades 5 to 7 will be from 11 a.m. to noon and Grades 8 and 9 will be from noon to 1 p.m.

Registration will take place on the first day of the camp. Cost is $60, with checks payable to “Columbus Revolution Basketball.”

Critzer Memorial tourney coming to Otter Creek

The 30th annual Andy Critzer Memorial Golf Tournament will be at noon June 19 at Otter Creek.

Platinum Sponsorships are $750 and include four players, lunch and dinner, corporate tee sign and corporate recognition at the dinner. Gold Sponsorships are $525 and include four players, lunch and dinner and a corporate tee sign. Silver Sponsorships are $100 and include a corporate tee sign. Individual players are $100 and include lunch and dinner. There also will be a car giveaway for a hole-in-one, various tournament awards, a golf package raffle and door prizes.

Proceeds benefit the Andy Critzer scholarship endowment, which is managed by Bartholomew County’s Heritage Fund. Columbus North’s Sydney Anderson and Columbus East’s Adam Krebs are the $15,000 scholarship winners and will be honored at the tournament dinner.

Entry forms are available at Hoosier Sporting Goods or by calling 812-372-9373.

Ceraland will host Two Good hoops camp

Former Columbus East girls basketball coach Mel Good will host the Two Good Basketball Camp from 8 a.m. to noon June 22 to 25 at Ceraland. Cost is $145, or $105 with a Ceraland annual pass.

Players can register online at ceraland.org. For more information, call 812-377-5849.

Book about North girls state hoops title on sale

“We Will Rise: The Captivating Journey of the 2014-15 Columbus North Bull Dogs,” a 32-page book about the girls basketball team’s state championship season, is in the North athletics office.

The book features more than 100 color photos from throughout the season, a season overview article, recaps of all 29 games, a photo-roster page, a list of varsity game results, final season statistics and an article about some of the team members’ postseason honors.

Cost is $10, and checks can be made payable to “CNHS Girls Basketball.” To order by mail, send a check payable to “CNHS Girls Basketball” with your name and mailing address, $10 per book and $2 per book for postage and handling, to CNHS Athletics, “We Will Rise” book, 1400 25th St., Columbus, IN, 47201.