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Sports Briefs

Connersville Babe Ruth scores

Monday’s scores

Minor A

Pizza King 15 vs FCN Bank 4

Tim’s Muffler 8 vs John’s Auto 4

Friday’s scores

Minor B 

USLA 2 vs Wayzata 12 

Wayzata 15 vs Moore’s Precision 0 


Miller Moster Robbins 9 vs Mac Machine 7 

Connersville Parks Department announces sign-up dates

The Connersville Parks and Recreation Department has released a schedule of sign-up deadlines and fees for its sports programs.

• Church league softball: ages 16-up, $180 per team, deadline is Friday.

• Machine pitch softball: ages 10-up, 14-up, $25 per child, deadline Aug. 2.

• Fall soccer: ages 3-4, $25 per child, deadline Aug. 16.

• Girls basketball: grades 1-6, $25 per child, deadline Sept. 27.

• Boys basketball; grades 1-6, $25 per child, deadline Dec. 6.

• Mixed league volleyball: ages 16-up, $250 per team, deadline Dec. 13.

• Church league basketball: ages 16-up, $175 per team, deadline Dec. 13.

• Indoor youth soccer: grades 3-5 and 6-8, $25 per child, deadline Dec. 27.

People can register for any of the programs at the John H. Miller Community Center in Roberts Park, 2900 Park Road. The Parks Department office is open 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4 p.m. For information, call 765-825-5244.

Spartan summer gymnastics camp

The Connersville Spartan summer gymnastics camp will be held on June 3, 5 and 7 at the Connersville Gymnastics Center and is accepting registrations until May 24.

The camp will be held daily from 12:30 t0 3 p.m., and the cost to attend is $30 per student.

The camp will be directed by Connersville High School coach Joann Borders. Skills on the vault, bars, beam, floor and trampoline will be taught. 

Campers will receive a T-shirt, gymnastics instructions, a daily snack, an award certificate and a gymnastics camp award.

Registrations can be picked up at the Connersville Gymnastics Center, 440 Ariens Ave. Suite 1 in Connersville.

For more information, call the gymnastics center at 765-825-2297 between 4-8:30 p.m.

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 June 1 is only $75 per team. The cost after June 1 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.

Dribble Over Drugs returns in June

The 3rd annual Dribble Over Drugs basketball tournament will take place in Connersville on June 8, with games beginning at 9 a.m.

The format is 3-on-3 and teams will be permitted to have one substitute. Teams will play to 15 by 1s and 2s, and all games will be officiated.

Brackets for the tournament are Mens (Ages and up), Women’s (16-up) and Veterans (35-up). The entry fee for the tournament is $60 per team.

This year, the event will also feature a 3-point and dunk contest. Cost for the 3-point shootout is $20 per person. The dunk contest is by invitation only. If you have someone interested, please leave a message at facebook.com/dribbleoverdrugs. Participants in these two events do no need to compete in the tournament.

Anyone interested in signing up a team may do so at Dribbleoverdrugs.com. For more information, contact Sheriff Joey Laughlin at sherifflaughlin@gmail.com or dribbleoverdrugs@gmail.com

Columbus Express Soccer Club tryouts

The Columbus Express Soccer Club will be holding tryouts from June 10-13 at the Richard With Soccer complex in Columbus, Ind.

The tryouts are for boys and girls born between 2001-09.

Since 1977, Columbus Express has been a staple in developing young athletes by providing players with Indiana’s Premier Soccer Experience.

Those interested in the tryouts should register at www.columbusexpress.com/tryouts. For more information contact Director of Coaching, Ty Smith at 812-767-3092.

Fayette County Running Club summer series

Registrations are now being accepted for the 2019 Fayette County Summer Track Series.

Entry fee for the series is $30 per runner and participants will receive a 2019 series T-shirt. Shirts will be available only for pre-registered runners.

The series will be run each Wednesday evening at the Connersville High School track, beginning on May 30. The championship meet will be held on June 26. Entry for the championship meet is $10.

Events in the series include 25 meter dash, 50 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 800 meter run and 1600 meter run. There will not be any field events. Runners will compete in age groups.

Updates for the series can be found on the Fayette County Running Club Facebook page.

To register a runner, contact Kelli House at khouse@fayette.k12.in.us

Union County seeking to fill coaching spots

Both Union County High School and Union County Middle School are looking to fill several coaching spots.

Positions that need to be filled include the following: varsity boys tennis head coach, varsity cross country head coach, varsity boys basketball head coach, junior varsity girls basketball head coach, varsity football assistant coach, middle school football head coach, middle school football assistant coach, middle school volleyball head coach, and middle school cheerleading head coach.

Those interested in any of these positions should submit application materials (letter of interest and resume) via email to Union County Athletic Director Ryan Overholt at ryan.overholt@uc.k12.in.us

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

CHS Spartan Basketball Camp now registering

Registrations are now being accepted for the CHS Spartan Basketball Camp, for kids in grades K-9.

The camps will be held on the following dates (school grades are for 2019-20): 

• Grades 7-9 on May 20-24 and May 28-31. The camp will be held from 3:45-6 p.m. each day in Spartan Bowl and Spartan Arena with a cost of $40. Those attending this camp will have the opportunity to attend a team camp at Hanover College on June 21-22 and play in round-robin games during the month of June.

• Grades K-2 on June 3-7. The camp will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon each day in Spartan Bowl with a cost of $30.

• Grades 3-6 on June 3-7. The camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. each day in Spartan Bowl with a cost of $30.

Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt, skills competition, a chance to win other awards, and basketball instruction.

To obtain a registration form or for more information, contact Kerry Brown at kerryb@fayette.k12.in.us or call him at 765-825-1151.

Spartanette summer dance camp

The Connersville High School Spartanette summer dance camp will be held on July 23-25, inside the CHS gymnasium.

The camp will be held daily from 1-3 p.m. and is for students entering grade K-8. Cost for the camp is $30 per person (checks payable to Sandee Toschlog) and dancers can register on the first day of camp.

Each camper will receive a snack, a 2019 camp shirt, and a certificate. Participants will perform on Aug. 2 (5:30 p.m.) at the Fayette County Free Fair.

To pre-register or for more information, call Sandee Sneaker-Toschlog at 765-825-6206.