NATIONAL QUALIFIER: Logan Jester and his dog, Lady, qualified for Nationals with their first place Cur finish at the Clifty Creek Coonhunters Club competition last month in Depont. The event was held in conjunction with the United Kennel Club Youth Education Program. Photos of more winners can be viewed by using the below link. (Submitted photo)
NATIONAL QUALIFIER: Logan Jester and his dog, Lady, qualified for Nationals with their first place Cur finish at the Clifty Creek Coonhunters Club competition last month in Depont. The event was held in conjunction with the United Kennel Club Youth Education Program. Photos of more winners can be viewed by using the below link. (Submitted photo)
- The Clifty Creek Coonhunter's Club in Dupont held dog trials on last month as part of the United Kennel Club Youth Education Program.

The youth participating in the event had to attend a UKC educational class on coon hunting prior to competition in Water, Bench and Hunt. Those who completed the class or another like it and won their cast during the hunt competition qualified to advance to Youth Nationals.

Logan Jester and his dog, Lady, qualified and is now eligible for Nationals based on their first place Cur finish in the Hunt.

Other winners include:

Water - Champion Line winner: Jack, handled by Kolten Bentz; Champion Tree: Outlaw, handled by Austin Maschino; Heat 1 Line and Tree Winner: Stinger, handled by Ashley Maschino; and Heat 2 Line and Tree Winner: Lightning, handled by Austin Maschino.

Bench Show - Best of Show Female: Samantha, handled by Dobs Laymon; Champion Female: Sap, handled by Caleb Caudill; Grand Female: Hooker, handled by Breanne Caudill; Best of Show Male: Bear, handled by Daniel Flores; Best of Breed Red Bone Female: Anne, handled by Ashley Maschino; Best of Breed Red Bone Male: Rebel, handled by Ashley Maschino; Champion Male: Moon, handled by Kaleb Caudill; Best of Breed Male Plott: Max, handled by Laken Reynolds.

Hunt - First Place Cur: Lady, handled by Logan Jester; First Place, Ace, handled by Ryley Lewis; Second Place: Clink, handled by Laken Reynolds.

Visit our website at www.madisoncourier.com to view photos of the winners.



- Madison's junior varsity girls soccer team routed Jeffersonville 8-0 on Thursday night in Jeff.

"We have watched the JV squad develop and continue to improve with every game. Assistant coaches Lindsey and Roger Williams have done a great job with these girls," said head coach Darren Harmon.

The Cubs had five different scorers in a complete team effort on both defense and offense.

Freshman Riley Boone scored her first high school goal as part of a hat trick. Sophomore Kelsy Mills added two scores and Richelle Cassell, Anna Bruns and Molly Fish scored a goal each.

Sophomore Annie Marsh and freshman Gretchen Andreasen shared the goalie responsibility to hold Jeffersonville scoreless in the contest.



- Southwestern girls basketball will be hold a fundraising car wash at the Hanover Subway from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.



- Southwestern varsity swimming will host a fundraising car wash at the Pride Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

The team will also be selling ribeye sandwiches at the event.



- Southwestern and Madison volleyball will hold a fundraiser for breast cancer during Tuesday's match with Madison.

The fifth annual Dig Pink benefit will take place when the Rebels visit Madison at Salm Gym for a varsity-junior varsity doubleheader



- The Lide White Boys and Girls Club is offering basketball leagues and little league wrestling this winter.

Basketball leagues will be offered for boys and girls, ages four through third grade and run Nov. 4 through Feb. 22.

Applications are due on Friday, Oct. 18. Cost is $40 for club members and $50 for non-club members. A $10 late feel will be assessed after the due date.

Little league wrestling is open to boys and girls, age 5 through sixth grade. Middle school wrestling members are not permitted to partcipate.

Applications are due by Jan. 15. The season runs from Jan. 1 through Feb. 26. Cost is $30 for club members and $40 for non-club members. A $10 late fee will be assesed if received after the due date.

Applications should be returned to the club by mail at P.O. Box 1128, Madison, IN 47250 or by dropping them off at 1551 M.S.H. Northgate Road, Madison, IN 47250.

For more info, contact Lide White at (812) 265-5811 or email rbjlwbgc@hotmail.com.



- Madison Cubs baseball will hold its annual golf scramble at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29 at Sunrise Golf Course

The entry fee is $50 per player. If interested call Joe Jenner at (812) 265-5132.



- The Madison Basketball Club will hold fifth and sixth grade girls basketball team tryouts this coming week.

Tryouts will be from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22 at Madison High School, and 5-6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24 and Thursday, Sept. 26 at Rykers' Ridge Elementary.

Cost of the tryout is $60 per player and must be paid before player can try out. Money will be refunded if the player is not chosen for the team.

For more info, call Tiffany Sever at (812) 599-2842.



- The Madison Basketball Club will hold third, fourth and fifth grade boys basketball team tryouts next month.

Third grade tryouts will be 5-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 and 24 at Anderson Elementary. For more info, call coach Kevin Orrill at (812) 599-0460 or Michael Roark at (812) 599-3772.

Fourth grade tryouts will be 6:30-8 p.m. on Oct. 22 and 24 at Anderson Elementary. For more info, call coach Josh Scoggins at (812) 599-0460 or Michael Roark at (812) 599-3772.

Fifth grade tryouts will be 5-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 and 23 at Anderson Elementary. For more info, call Michael Roark at (812) 599-3772.

Cost to tryout for either team is $60 per player and must be paid before player can try out. Money will be refunded if the player is not chosen for the team.



- 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.