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Sports Briefs

Connersville Parks Dept. announces sign-up dates

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

n Fall soccer: ages 3-14, $25 per child, deadline Aug. 16.

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

Babe Ruth elections to be held

The Connersville Babe Ruth organization will hold its annual elections on Sunday at 6 p.m.

The elections will be held at the Babe Ruth concessions stand at the Babe Ruth complex.

Anyone interested is serving as an officer should attend the meeting.

CHS football to play at Lucas Oil Stadium

As part of the Southeastern Showdown, the Connersville High School football team will play its Week 3 game against Greensburg inside Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts, on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Four games involving seven of the eight teams in the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference will be held on the day.

The Spartans will kick off the day, facing the Pirates at noon. That game will be followed by Franklin County vs. Rushville at 2:45 p.m., Batesville vs. South Dearborn at 5:30 p.m., and Lawrenceburg vs. Milan at 8 p.m.

East Central is the lone EIAC squad that will not play at the event.

All-Sport tickets will NOT be good at the event. Price per ticket to the Showdown is $12 and will be good for all four games. There will be discounted tickets for Connersville Youth Football League members. Tickets for the event are on sale at the CHS athletic office.

Information on T-shirts being sold by each school for the Showdown will be coming shortly.

Anyone with questions should contact Brent Duncan at bduncan@fayette.k12.in.us

Connersville Middle School announces Fall Sports start dates

Fall Sports at Connersville Middle School will begin on the following dates:

Cross Country: 4 p.m., Monday (practice begins next to pool at CHS)

Swimming: Call out at 3:05 p.m. at CMS auditorium, Thursday; Practice start 4 p.m., Aug. 19 at CHS pool

Connersville High School All-Sport tickets on sale

Connersville High School is now selling All-Sport tickets for 2019-20 school year.

Ticket prices are as follows: Adults - $60; Student - $40; Senior Citizens - $55.

A family pass (for immediate family members only) is also available for $200. All children on the family pass must live in the same household, and must be enrolled at one of the school within the Fayette County School Corporation.

For an application, contact Brent Duncan at bduncan@fayette.k12.in.us

Spartan Athletic Booster Club

The Connersville High School Athletic department is now accepting membership into the Spartan Athletic Booster Club.

Individual ($15) and Family ($25) memberships include listing in the Fall and Winter programs, provided at sporting events.

Professional level ($100) memberships also include one admission to hospitality rooms at sporting events.

The Business level ($250) includes a 1/8th page advertisement in the Fall and Winter programs, and two admissions to the hospitality room.

Corporate level ($500) comes with a quarter-page advertisement, a parking pass for football and basketball season, an announcement at home games, and a corporate sponsorship gift, presented at a home basketball game.

White level membership ($750) includes a half-page advertisement, and adds a pair of complimentary All-Sport passes.

At the Red level ($1,000), in addition to the parking pass, announcement at home games, and corporate sponsor gift, a full-page advertisement will be given, along with four hospitality room, and four complimentary All-Sport passes.

Anyone interested should contact Athletic Director Brent Duncan at bduncan@fayette.k12.in.us