The Southern Indiana Scream won the Fourth Annual Ripley Rumble girls fast-pitch softball tournament on July 13. The U10 team is made up of girls from Jefferson County and Trimble County, Ky. Team members include (from left): front row — Kailey Burns, Jalahn Honaker, Clara McCulley, Chloe Ferris, Ashton Goode and Olivia Spencer; second row — Abby Ferguson, Savannah White, Abby Moore, Emma Cammack and Abby Fulton; back row — coaches Paula Fulton, Michael Goode and Chris Cammack. (Submitted)
The Southern Indiana Scream won the Fourth Annual Ripley Rumble girls fast-pitch softball tournament on July 13. The U10 team is made up of girls from Jefferson County and Trimble County, Ky. Team members include (from left): front row — Kailey Burns, Jalahn Honaker, Clara McCulley, Chloe Ferris, Ashton Goode and Olivia Spencer; second row — Abby Ferguson, Savannah White, Abby Moore, Emma Cammack and Abby Fulton; back row — coaches Paula Fulton, Michael Goode and Chris Cammack. (Submitted)
- The Southern Indiana Scream won the Fourth Annual Ripley Rumble girls fast-pitch softball tournament on July 13.

The 10U girls team from the Jefferson County and Trimble County went 2-1 on the day. In the first game the Scream beat the Milan All Stars 15-1. The Scream won the game behind the strong pitching of Kailey Burns of Milton, who struck out seven and allowed only one hit. Hanover's Ashton Goode led the attack with three RBIs on two hits, Madison's Emma Cammack, Abby Ferguson and Olivia Spencer had two RBIs each.

The Scream lost their second game of the day 10-7 to the Rising Sun all-stars. Hanover's Savannah White and Clara McCulley each had two hits.

The Scream came back to beat Rising Sun in the championship game 12-2 behind an impressive pitching performance by Madison's Abby Moore, who gave up just one earned run on one hit with eight strikeouts. Hanover's Abby Fulton had three hits and Moore had two hits and four RBIs.

The team, coached by Paula Fulton, Michael Goode and Chris Cammack, will be back in action on July 28 in Dillsboro.



- Madison Parks Department's 10 and under baseball all-stars were runners-up of the Madison Invitational held recently at the Rucker Sports Complex.

Madison went 0-2 in pool play with a 13-1 loss to Hanover and a 16-3 loss to Milan. Then, in the single elimination tournament, Madison beat Hanover 13-4 in the semifinals and lost to Milan 4-2 in the championship.

Team members include: Everett Stewart, Keaton Rowlett, Waylon Marshall, Lucas Owen, Kaden Oliver and Jacob Smith, Curtis Jacobs, Zach Copeland, Henry Grote, Zane Love, Luke Benkert, Parker Wilson and Jaden Frye. The team is coached by Jeff Rowlett and Russell Benkert.



- Shawe Memorial's girls basketball team will hold a car wash at Craig's on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The car wash will serve as a fundraiser for the upcoming season.



- Southwestern Middle School's soccer team is currently conditioning for the upcoming season.

The program meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Southwestern High School soccer field. Sessions will run throughout the summer from 6-8 p.m. for all incoming sixth, seventh and eighth graders.

Official practice will begin Monday, Aug. 5.

For more info, call coach Van Green at (812) 599-1095.



- The Walnut Street Fire Co.'s 21st Annual Golf Scramble will be held Sunday at Sunrise Golf Course.

The cost is $160 per four-person team or $40 per person. Prizes will be awarded for the first three teams as well as for other individual feats.

To register, visit the Walnut Street Fire Co. in downtown Madison or the Sunrise Golf Course Pro Shop. For more info, call Karl Eaglin at (812) 273-1632, Duane Hadley (812) 273-5920, or Sunrise at (812) 265-8334.



- The Jefferson County Soccer Association will host the British Soccer Camp July 22-26 in Madison.

Anyone interested in signing up for the camp can visit challengersports.com or call Brian Sachleben at (502) 310-8484.

Forms also will be available at local businesses.



- The Madison Parks Department is currently looking for coaches for the Little League Football program.

There will be an organizational meeting in the basement of the Brown Gym on Thursday, July 25 at 7 p.m.

Anyone interested in either being a head coach or an assistant coach is required to have a background check on file and agree to the coaches code of conduct.

For more information about becoming a coach or helping with the football program, contact Scott Davidson at (812) 265-8308 or (812) 493-9840.



- The Madison Parks Department is having additional sign-up opportunities for flag football, tackle football, volleyball and cheerleading.

Parks Department officials will be at the Rucker Sports Complex at the shelter house on Wednesday, July 24 from 5-7 p.m., at the Brown Gym on Monday, July 29 from 5-7 p.m. and at Crystal Beach Swimming Pool on Wednesday, July 31 from 5-7 p.m.

The participation fee is $50. Applications can also be turned in at the Parks Office which is located in the Brown Gym during normal office hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or mailed in to the Madison Parks Department at 101 W. Main Street, Madison, Ind., 47250. Forms are also available online at madisonparks.com.

The deadline to sign-up for tackle football is Aug. 2, for Flag Football is Aug. 9, for cheerleading is Aug. 9 and for volleyball is Aug. 23.

For more information, call the parks office at (812) 265-8308 or (812) 493-9840.



- Madison football program will hold a youth camp July 29-30 at the practice field from 6:30-8 p.m. each day.

The camp is open to kids in grades one through eight and costs $25. Registration is on the first day of came.

The weight room is also still open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. this summer.



- Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge is open to recreational fishing at 165-acre Old Timbers Lake on Mondays, Fridays and the second and fourth Saturdays of each month through November.

For more info, call the refuge office at (812) 273-0783 or visit the website www.fws.gov/refuge/big_oaks.



- The Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club will hold a series of fishing tournaments on the second Saturday of each month through August.

Each tournament runs from 6 a.m. to noon and will be held at the Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club Lake off County Road 933 between Deputy Pike and SR 250 in Deputy.

The entry fee is $10 and winner takes 50 percent. For more info call (812) 866-4616 or (812) 801-6314.



- The Hanover College Triple Crown Cross Country Racing Series is currently under way.

The series, which began two weeks ago will run next Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.. The races are designed to test fitness and sharpen summer training. Each week, the race distance will increase one kilometer, starting with a 3-kilometer race, moving to the 4K distance in the second week and ending with a 5K race.

The races will be held on Hanover College's nationally renowned cross country course, the site of the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championships. The course has also hosted the 2003 and 2008 NCAA Division III national championships as well as a number of conference and regional championships.

The cost is $5 per race. Pre-register for all three and receive a one of kind Triple Crown T-shirt on completion of the final race. Registration will begin at 6:15 p.m. on each race night.

For more information, contact Hanover coach Josh Payne at payne@hanover.edu.



- The You Can Run, But You Can't Hide 7K night race will be held Friday, Aug. 2 at the Sunrise Golf Course starting at 10 p.m.

The entry fee is $25. The top three men and women in both the run and walk will receive awards as will the top three in each age group.

Registration is from 9-9:30 p.m. on race day. The race will be held rain or shine. The race benefits the Fraternal Order of Police.

For more information or to volunteer contact Natasha Melton at (812) 599-0137 or Victoria Harris at (812) 801-1943.



- Madison High School's cheerleaders will be hosting a one day cheer clinic on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the high school gym, from 9-11:30 a.m.

Participants will learn a cheer, chant and dance routine to be performed at a boys and girls basketball game. The cost is $15, with a T-shirt $20. The T-shirt will be distributed at the game they cheer.

For further info contact Madison coach Pam Smith at (812) 701-0098.