Local sports scrapbook – October 9

East coaches hosting basketball camp at FFY

The Old School Basketball Camp, hosted by former Columbus East girls basketball coach Mel Good and current East girls assistant Willie Humes, will be from 8 to 10 a.m. Monday through Thursday at Foundation For Youth.

The camp is for boys and girls ages 5 through 8. Cost is $60. To sign up, contact FFY at 812-348-4555.

Columbus North senior to host volleyball camp

Columbus North senior Hannah Weaver, with the help of her volleyball teammates, will host a volleyball camp for her senior project Saturday at North High School.

Third- and fourth-graders will be from noon to 2 p.m., and fifth- and sixth-graders will be from 3 to 5 p.m.

Instead of cost, campers are asked to bring baby wipes, baby bottles, baby lotion or baby wash. All donations will be given to Clarity (Pregnancy Care Center) for families in need.

For more information, contact Weaver at [email protected]

First Christian Church to host basketball league

Signups will continue until Oct. 21 for the Basketball & Beyond coed basketball league at First Christian Church. Application forms are available online at fccoc.org or at the church office at 531 Fifth St.

Information: Dan Thomas, 812-350-8913

Academy sponsoring new basketball league

The Columbus Club Elite Basketball Academy is sponsoring a new basketball league for boys in Grades 3 through 8.

Clinic and team selection dates will be Oct. 22 and Nov. 5. Games will begin Nov. 12 run for six Saturdays at Columbus East High School. Grades 3 and 4 will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Grades 5 and 6 will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and Grades 7 and 8 will be from 2:30 to 3 p.m.

The league will involve working on fundamentals, practicing drills and playing games. Cost is $50 by Saturday or $60 after Saturday, with a $5 discount for additional siblings in a family and includes a reversible jersey, a basketball and free admission to all East varsity basketball games.

Registration can be done from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in the East athletics office. Registration forms also are available at columbusclubelite.org.

Information: Steve Todd, [email protected] or 812-592-4034

Columbus Youth Wrestling League to kick off soon

The Columbus Youth Wrestling League will debut in mid-October and run through mid-December for kindergartners through sixth-graders.

The goal of the CYWL is to introduce the sport of wrestling to young athletes and parents in a fun and exciting atmosphere. Wrestlers will practice as one team, but participants will be divided into smaller teams with a mix of experienced and new wrestlers for competitions.

The first practice will be from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Oct. 17, and additional practices will be Oct. 19 and 24; Nov. 7, 14 and 28 and Dec. 5 and 7. Competitions will be Oct. 28; Nov. 3, 10 and 17 and Dec. 1 at Taylorsville Elementary, and a final competition will be Dec. 10 at Columbus North High School. Cost is $40.

Information: cywl.us

East Wrestling Club to resume this month

Columbus East Wrestling Club practices will begin the week of Oct. 24 for Grades kindergarten through 6. A parent informational meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18.

The beginner group practices Mondays and Wednesdays, and the advanced group practices Tuesdays and Thursdays in the East High School wrestling room.

The first week is free, and signups will begin in the second week.

Information: Rashaad Trapp, 812-343-8103 or [email protected]; Bobby Shadenfroh, 812-371-2904 or [email protected] and Tanner Jessup, 812-343-9929 or [email protected]

Golf outing to benefit autism awareness

Columbus Signature Academy-New Tech senior and Columbus North golfer Matthew Vorndran is organizing a golf outing for his senior project to raise money for Columbus Autism Network, to benefit Columbus Families with Autism.

The outing will take place at 1 p.m. Oct. 22 at Otter Creek Golf Course, following registration at 11:30 a.m. and lunch at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 19 is the registration deadline.

The entry fee is $100 and includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes. Golfers will have a chance to win a new car for a hole-in-one.

For information about participation or sponsorship opportunities, contact Vorndran at [email protected].

North senior hosting basketball clinic

Columbus North senior basketball player Imani Guy will host the “No Dog Left Behind” one-day basketball clinic Oct. 29 at Memorial Gym for her senior project.

The clinic is open to boys and girls in Grades 5 to 8. Fifth- and sixth-graders will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., and seventh- and eighth-graders will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $15, with net proceeds to be donated to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.

Registration forms can be picked up at the North athletics office or by emailing [email protected] to request one. Registration forms should be submitted by Oct. 20 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Chili-Dip Open to benefit Columbus East golf teams

The Chili-Dip Open golf scramble will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at Otter Creek.

Cost is $50 per person and includes greens fees, cart, chili and other goodies. Proceeds will benefit the Columbus East boys and girls teams to help with uniforms, golf bags and other expenses.

To sign up, text Jeff Smith at 812-344-4109 or email him at [email protected].