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Sports Briefs

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.

• 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, $150 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.

Union County HS coaching vacancy

The Union County school district is seeking an individual interested in serving as coach for the high school wrestling team.

Anyone interested may contact Ryan Overholt at ryan.overholt@uc.k12.in.us 

Spartan baseball mini-camps to be held

Several Connersville Spartan baseball mini-camps will be held during September. The camps are for youths aged 7-12. 

• Group 1 (ages 7-9): Fielding camp, Sept. 17th and 19th from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

• Group 2 (ages 10-12): Hitting camp, Sept. 12th from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Fielding camp, Sept. 24th and 26th from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

All camps will held at the Connersville High School baseball field. 

There is a cost of $15 to attend one of the two camps, or $25 to attend both. Checks should be payable to Michael Thompson. Please bring your own equipment to the camps (bat, glove, helmet). Each player in attendance will receive a T-shirt.

For more information, contact Thompson at thompson@fayette.k12.in.us

Spartan Athletic Booster Club

The Connersville High School Athletic department is accepting memberships 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 one-eighth 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 seasons, 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 complementary 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 complementary All-Sport passes.

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