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Spartan place two on All-Conference basketball list

The Connersville boys basketball team earned two spots on the 2018-19 Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference all-conference squad.

Noah Belt and Jacob Brown were both listed on the 12-man roster, released by the league.

Belt collected 72 votes and fell one short of being named Most Valuable Player in the EIAC. That honor went to Greensburg’s Andrew Welage, who got 73 votes.

Brown received 30 votes and was ninth on the list.

Belt, a senior for the Spartans, led the team with a score average of 17.4 points per game. Brown was a junior and was the primary player in the post for Connersville.

Others included Drew Comer, Lane Sparks and Miles Wilkison, all from Greensburg, Robert Raver and Colt Meyer from Batesville, Luke Collinsworth and Trevor Becker from East Central, Gavin Yoon from Lawrenceburg, and Logan Graddy from Rushville.

Connersville Babe Ruth now taking registrations

Connersville Babe Ruth is accepting registrations for the 2019 baseball season. 

Please use this link to sign up: connersvillebaberuth.website.siplay.com. 

3v3 soccer tournament accepting registrations

Now is the time to sign up for the Nolan Kicks 4 Causes 3v3 soccer tournament.

The tournament will be held on Saturday, June 15 at River’s Edge Park in Connersville.

The registration fee before April 15 is only $75 per team. The cost after April 15 is $100 per team.

The tournament is for 3-man teams from ages U7 to high school, and all skill levels are welcome. This year there will also be a 5v5 Little Kickers division for players ages 3-6.

To register your team, go to nolankicks4causes.com

For more information, please call Darrell Shawl at 765-338-6442.

Connersville football free clinics

The Connersville High School football team will be hosting a pair of free clinics in the month of March.

The first will be for students in grades K-5, and will be held on Monday through Wednesday at Spartan Arena from 6:10-7:30 nightly. 

For students in grades 6-8, their clinic will be held in the Spartan Arena on March 19-21. The time for this clinic will be 6-7:30 p.m.

Both clinics are instructional non-contact camps with an emphasis on individual technique, while also learning the X’s and O’s of Spartan football.

For questions or to get an application for the camp, go to www.connersvillefootball.com or contact Adam Kelly at akelly@fayette.k12.in.us