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Sports Briefs

Connersville Youth Football signing players

The Connersville Youth Football League is now accepting sign ups at connersvillefootball.com

The CYFL features top of the line protective equipment, individual and group instruction, volunteer coaches that are certified, as well as a team and self-confidence building environment.

This year the league will also be offering flag football for grades K-1st with a cost of $40.

Grades 2-6 will play tackle football with the second-grade team competing at an “instructional level” which means playing on a smaller field with more coaches on hand.

The cost is $100 per player.

Equipment hand-out will be held at Spartan Field on back-to-back Saturdays, July 13 and 20, from 8-11 a.m.

The league does offer payment plans for those interested and can be chosen during the online registration. For more information about the league please contact coach Adam Kelly at akelly@fayette.k12.in.us.

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 grades 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.

Union County seeking wrestling coach

Union County High School is seeking a head varsity wrestling coach. 

Anyone interested should submit application materials (letter of interest and resume) via email to Ryan Overholt, Athletic Director, at ryan.overholt@uc.k12.in.us

Applications/resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Lady Spartan basketball camp

The Connersville Lady Spartans basketball camp will take place from July 15-19.

The camp will be held at Spartan Bowl for girls in grades K-8. The camp will provide instruction on the fundamentals of the game, including passing, dribbling, lay-ups, and shooting.

Times for the camp are as follows:

K-2nd — 9 to 10 a.m. daily

3rd-5th — 10:30 a.m. to noon daily

6th-8th — 12:30 to 2 p.m. daily

Cost for the camp is $35 (make checks payable to Tod Windlan) and each player will receive a camp T-shirt.

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.

• Machine pitch softball: ages 10-under, 16-under, $25 per child, deadline Aug. 2.

• Fall soccer: ages 3-14, $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.