Courierarea Sports Shorts - July 1, 2014
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 11:00 AM
- The Englishton Park Eighth Annual 5K Run/Walk was held on June 14 in Lexington, Ind.
5K RUN WINNERS: The Eighth Annual Englishton Park 5K Run/Walk was held on June 14 in Lexington. The male overall winner was Trent Barnett (left) and the top female was Mary Catherine Barnett (right). (Submitted photo)
Trent Barnett won the race in 19:41 and Garett Mathews was second in 19:55. The top female runner was Mary Catherine Barnett who come in at 25:51. Charles Waller was the top male walker at 32:16. Melissa McCleery was the top female walker at 40:34.
Winners in the female age brackets were: 10-19 year olds - Mara Colson, 31:08; 20-29 - Faye Rowell, 29:32; 30-39 - Carrie Simpson, 30:05; 40-49 - Joyce Consley, 30:25; 50-59 - Mary Jones, 30:32; 60+ - Marsha Fewell, 31:27.
Winning in the male age brackets were: 10-19 year olds - Hunter Steinkamp, 24:24; 20-29 - Aaron Bunch, 22:43; 30-39 - Chris Johanismier, 23:22; 40-49 - John Snider, 24:28, 50-59 - Brady Wells, 20:07; 60-69 - Bill Flathers, 26:46.
- Shawe Memorial Junior/Senior High School is looking for a junior high soccer coach for the 2014-2015 season. Anyone interested in the position should call the Shawe Athletic Department at (812) 273-2150 Ext. 229.
- The 36th annual Madison Courier Firecracker 10K Walk/Run will be Saturday with both beginning at 8 a.m.
The cost is $15 for the non-competitive walk and $25 for the competitive run and includes a commemorative T-shirt and an info packet. Custom-made awards will be presented to the top finishers in all 10K Run Divisions as well as to the top male and female finisher.
Check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. on race day at Madison Consolidated High School, 743 Clifty Drive, Madison, Ind. The event concludes at Lytle Park in downtown Madison
Entry forms are available at www.madisoncourier.com.
- The Madison Lady Cubs soccer team will resume its summer conditioning program on Monday.
Any girl who will be attending Madison High School this fall who would like to be a part of the girls' soccer team is "strongly encouraged" to attend these sessions.
Parents are invited to stop by and meet the new head coach, Kevin Largent. Parents of girls who want to participate on the team but cannot attend the first session, are requested to make contact with coach Largent before that date. A more informative parent meeting will be held after school begins.
The conditioning program will go Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the MCHS soccer fields from 5-6:30 p.m. Girls should wear comfortable workout clothing and bring water. Soccer boots and shin guards are mandatory.
Information regarding the conditioning program will be available on the MCHS Athletics website under "Girls' Soccer," and on Facebook. Both sites should be up and running by Wednesday. You can also contact coach Largent at (812) 599-7831.
- Hanover College's cross country program will host a summer racing series for area athletes of all ages. The Hanover College Triple Crown will be held during three consecutive Wednesdays in July.
The three-race series is designed to test fitness and sharpen summer training. Each week, the course distance will increase one kilometer. The series begins Wednesday, July 9 with a three-kilometer race (3K). A four-kilometer race (4K) will be held July 16 and the triple crown will conclude July 23 with a five-kilometer event (5K).
All three races will be held on Hanover's renowned course, which served as site for the 2013 NCAA III national championships. The course also hosted NCAA national championships in 2003 and 2008, in addition to numerous regional and conference championships.
Hanover's Triple Crown costs $5 dollars per race. Registration will be at the course prior to each race, beginning at 6:15 p.m. Athletes who pre-register for all three will receive a one of kind T-shirt after completing the final race.
Information is available at www.hanover.edu/athletics/summercamps or contact Hanover head coach Josh Payne at (812) 866-7383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Walnut St. Fire Company No. 4's 22nd Annual Golf Scramble will be held Sunday, July 20 at Sunrise Golf Course.
The scramble begins at 12:30 p.m. with a putting contest starting at 11 a.m. The cost is $160 for a four-person team or $40 per person. Prizes are awarded for the first three teams as well as individual feats.
To register call the Sunrise Pro Shop at (812) 265-8334. For more information, call Karl Eaglin at (812) 273-1632 or Yogi Hadley (812) 273-5920.
- The Madison football program will hold a youth camp July 21-23.
The camp is for local youth in grades first through sixth and will run 6:30-8 p.m. daily. Each session is located at the Madison High School football practice field.
Cost of camp is $25 and includes a camp T-shirt. Registration forms are due by June 27, however, walk-up registrations will be taken the first day of camp.
For more info, contact Madison head coach Patric Morrison at email@example.com or (812) 701-2648.
- A cheer camp will be held at Carroll County High School July 28-Aug. 1.
The camp, for ages four through 8th grade, will meet 5-7 p.m. daily. The cost is $25 per camper and $10 for each additional sibling. Registration is due by July 14 with those completing sign-up by then guaranteed a T-shirt.
A camp showcase will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 1 with a $1 admission to the performance.
For more info, contact Shelly Hunt at firstname.lastname@example.org or (502) 525-0525.
- Southwestern Middle School soccer will resume summer practice and conditioning on Monday. July 14 from 6-8 p.m. at the Southwestern High School Soccer field.
Practice is open to all incoming sixth, seventh and eighth graders interested in playing in the upcoming 2014 season. Practices will run throughout the summer on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the same time.
In addition, the first official soccer practice for the upcoming season will be held on Monday, Aug. 4. from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call coach Van Green at (812) 599-1095.
- The Madison Parks Department is accepting applications for its fall flag and tackle football leagues.
Junior flag football will be available for ages four and five while regular flag league is for boys in grades kindergarten through second and girls in grades kindergarten through third.
Tackle football is for grades two through four and five through six. However, only second graders whose birthday is on or before Aug. 1 will be accepted.
Cost to play is $50 with an extra $20 charge if the application is turned in late. Applications can be found at local schools or at the park's office at Brown Gym.
Applications can be taken to the gym or mailed to the Madison Parks Department, 101 West Main Street, Madison, IN 47250.
For more info, call (812) 265-8308 or (812) 493-9840.
- Switzerland County High School's boys and girls basketball teams will be hosting the Fifth Annual Pacer Basketball Golf Scramble at The Vineyard Golf Course on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 8:30 a.m.
The cost is $200 per four person team with a $20 skins option. Prizes include $500 for first place and $300 for second place. Third and fourth place will each get $100 if more than 20 teams sign up. A meal will also be provided.
Team forms may be picked up at Switzerland County High School. You may also sign up the morning of the event. Donations of $100 are also being accepted for sponsorship.
For more information, call Wayne Ellegood at (812) 290-6189, Adam Dennis at (812) 599-6586 or Ashley Kitts at (812) 801-5826.