HEADED TO NATIONALS: Madison Junior High School’s archery team recently placed third in the state at the Indiana NASP State Archery Finals in Muncie and was presented the division’s Spirit Award for Sportsmanship. The shooting team consisted of 24 of the program’s 51 shooters along with four schooters from the high school competing as individuals in that division. Shooters participating included (from left): front row — Madison Deen, Mason Hartless, Simon Knox, Alexia Dempler, Zach Eaglin, Gabriel True, Kristen Vermillion; second row — Zach Dean, Bryce Teater, Leah Partin, Dylan White, Haley Jansen, Abbie McClure, Ariel McKay, Paige Knotts, Jeremy Huff, Lane Jines; and back row — Brendan Thomas, Hunter Liter, Kendra Lewis, Gage Brewer, Adam Norris, Kole Woodfill, Ethan Schafer, Kathryn Nevins, Jacob Hunt. The team will now compete in the NASP National Finals May 10-11 in Louisville, Ky. (Submitted photo)
HEADED TO NATIONALS: Madison Junior High School’s archery team recently placed third in the state at the Indiana NASP State Archery Finals in Muncie and was presented the division’s Spirit Award for Sportsmanship. The shooting team consisted of 24 of the program’s 51 shooters along with four schooters from the high school competing as individuals in that division. Shooters participating included (from left): front row — Madison Deen, Mason Hartless, Simon Knox, Alexia Dempler, Zach Eaglin, Gabriel True, Kristen Vermillion; second row — Zach Dean, Bryce Teater, Leah Partin, Dylan White, Haley Jansen, Abbie McClure, Ariel McKay, Paige Knotts, Jeremy Huff, Lane Jines; and back row — Brendan Thomas, Hunter Liter, Kendra Lewis, Gage Brewer, Adam Norris, Kole Woodfill, Ethan Schafer, Kathryn Nevins, Jacob Hunt. The team will now compete in the NASP National Finals May 10-11 in Louisville, Ky. (Submitted photo)
- The Madison Booster Club will meet Thursday in the high school conference room at 6 p.m.

The club will be planning for spring sports. Anyone interested in helping all student athletes is welcome to attend.



- Shawe Memorial Junior/Senior High School is currently looking for coaches in junior high golf and junior high tennis.

Both seasons start in mid-March and anyone interested in either position should call Shawe Memorial Athletic Director Stephen Sims at (812) 273-2150, Ext. 229.



- The Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club will offer a Fast-Pitch Softball Pitching Clinic from 4-5 p.m. on Friday in the Beano Goodman Gymnasium.

The clinic is designed for girls ages 7-14 to learn the techniques and mechanics of pitching. The cost is $5 per participant per session.

Call the Club at (812) 265-5811 to make a reservation or stop by the Club at 1551 MSH Northgate Road.



- The Madison Parks Department now has applications available for the 2013 baseball and softball seasons for those ages seven to 15.

The participation fee is $50. Forms for those ages seven to 12 are due March 29. Forms for those ages 13-15 are due May 17.

Applications are being distributed to area schools. They are also available at the Madison Parks Department which is located in the Brown Gymnasium and online at madisonparks.com.

For more information about the Rookie, Minor, Major and Upper baseball and softball leagues, call (812) 265-8308 or (812) 493-9840.



- The 2013 Madison Parks Department Women's Summer Softball League will hold an organizational meeting on Tuesday, March 19.

The meeting will be held at the Historic Broadway Hotel & Tavern at 6 p.m. For more information call Scott at (812) 493-9840 or (812) 292-4282.



- The Spring Sprint annual 5K run & walk fundraiser for the Jefferson County Animal Shelter will be held April 6.

Registration forms are available at the shelter. The cost is $20 before March 15 and $25 after that date. T-shirts are only guaranteed for those registering before March 15.

The starting & ending location will be the shelter at 2727 Hannah Drive in Madison. The race will begin at 8 a.m. with registration beginning at 6:30 a.m. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are invited to participate with proof of rabies vaccination.

For more information call the shelter at (812) 273-1788 or e-mail jcas39@seidata.com.