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B-2 Sports Wednesday, March 13, 2019 The Press-Dispatch EDGE Continued from page 1 SPORTS BRIEFS Petersburg Little League baseball and softball sign-ups continue today Petersburg Little League baseball and softball sign-ups begin this weekend. The sign- ups will be at the American Le- gion Park on Illinois St. in the concession stand on Wednes- day, March 13 from 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is also an online sign-up at tshq.bluesombre- gue. Sign-up can also be done by mailing in a sign-up form to Petersburg Little league. The registration fee is $20 +$20 per player for con- cession duty for all leagues. The maximum cost per fami- ly is $100 plus concession. Prospective players who cannot make it to the sign-up or don't have access to the in- ternet can call Joey 0'Brien at 812-486 -7107. No player will be turned away due to inability to pay. Petersburg Little League softball tryouts begin March 20 Petersburg Little League softball tryouts will be held March 20 and 21 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Park Little League fields on Il- linois St. For questions, call Jo- ey 0'Brien at 812-486 -7107. Winslow Sports League holding conditioning, sign-ups Who is ready to play some ball? Join the Winslow Sports League Wednesdays this month for conditioning and sign-ups. Open conditioning and sign-ups for t-ball, softball and baseball will take place on Monday and Wednesday nights at the Winslow Com - munity Center from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sign-ups can also be done on-line through the Winslow Sports League's page on Face- book. For more information, e- mail winslowsports@hotmail. com or visit our Facebook page Winslow Sports League. In addition, the Winslow Sports League invites anyone who wants to get involved – either as a volunteer or as an umpire – to contact them. IDNR Hunter Education course begins March 25 The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is sponsor- ing a Hunter Education Class in Pike County the last week of March. The course takes about 10 hours to complete. It will conducted from 5:30 to 9 p.m. each night Monday, March 25 through Wednes- day, March 27 at the Sugar Ridge Fish and Wildlife Head- quarters Building south of Winslow, off of Highway 364. Seating is limited. Those interested can register for the class at to reserve a spot in the class. "Anyone born after Decem- ber 31, 1986, must success- fully complete a DNR-offered hunter education class to pur- chase a hunting license," said instructor Keith Thomas. Winslow co-ed softball tourney set for March 23-24 The second annual Winslow co-ed softball tour- ney is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 23-24. The tournament is for any- one 18 or older. Each team must have at least four female players, with a maximum of 13 players per team. There is a $200 entry fee, and each team can purchase a maximum of four homerun bracelets at $10 each. The tournament begins at 8 a.m. each day. For a copy of the rules, con- tact Josh Moore at 812-403- 3065 or Justin Hart at 812- 582 2284. Registration underway for VU Youth Baseball Spring Training Camp Registration is now under- way for a one-day Vincennes University Youth Baseball Spring Training Camp that will take place on Saturday, March 23, at Jerry Blemker Field. The VU Baseball Team and coaching staff will host the camp for ages 6 -12 and par- ticipants will cover pitching mechanics, hitting, stretch- ing, base running, fielding – including rundowns and fly balls. Campers will also en- joy a pizza party and receive a VU t-shirt. Registration is $45 before March 15 and $ 50 after. Com- plete details and online regis- tration are available at vinu. edu/camps. DNR Recreation and Fishing guidebooks are now available Your guide to Indiana's best values in outdoor rec- reation is now available at and your guide to Indiana fish- ing is available at wildlife.IN- .gov/2347.htm. Free printed copies of each will soon be available at local retail out- lets, state parks, lakes and other DNR properties. The DNR's 2019 Indi- ana Recreation Guide is the source for information on state parks, state forests, lakes, fish and wildlife ar- eas, nature preserves, state park inns, and other DNR properties. Fishing licens- es can be purchased and printed at INHuntFish. com. They can also be pur- chased at retailers, county clerks and most DNR prop- erties throughout the state. UPCOMING SCHEDULE TUESDAY, MARCH 12 Coed Middle School Swimming: PAC Diving at Heritage Hills, 6:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 Coed Middle School Swimming: PAC Girls' Swim- ming at Heritage Hills, 6:30 p.m. THURSDAY, MARCH 14 Coed Middle School Swimming: PAC Boys' Swim- ming at Heritage Hills, 6:30 p.m. TUESDAY, MARCH 19 Girls' Varsity Softball: Jasper at Pike Central, 5 p.m. SATURDAY, MARCH 23 Girls' Junior Varsity Softball: vs. Jasper, Home, 11 a.m. Girls' Varsity Softball: vs. Jasper, Home, 12:30 p.m. TUESDAY, MARCH 26 Girls' Varsity Tennis: Scrimmage vs. Vincennes Rivet, Home, 4:30 p.m. Girls' Varsity Softball: vs. South Knox at South Knox, 5 p.m. the challenge for their team and to get better." "I love seeing the smiles on their faces as they sense their own accomplishments, whether it be just finishing the event without being dis- qualified or making person- al best time. We have depth in our numbers, particular- ly in sixth grade. I can't wait to see how strong our team will be the next two years." Graham Mullins, Isaac Burdette, Michael Burkhart and Draven Readle won the 200 medley relay by 10 sec- onds, with a time of 2:17.68. Mullins followed that up with a first in the 200 free, clocking 2:06.43. Burdette won the 100 IM in 1:18.39 and Mullins took the blue ribbon with a 56.65 time in the 100 free. Burdette, Burkhart, Rea- dle and Mullins teamed for a first in the 200 free (2:00.57), Wyatt Luff claimed first in the 50 back stroke (39.75) and Burdette added a first in the 50 breast stroke (37.9). Firsts for the girls in- cluded a 200 medley win in 2:35.91 by the team of Xav- ery Weisman, Addie Russell, Julian Bailey and Athalee Loveless. Bailey won the 100 IM by 16 seconds with a time of 1:20.61. She added a first in the 100 fly clocking 35.80 and combined with Ela Adams, Izy Luke and Weis- man to claim an easy 400 free relay win in 5:32.66. Charger Isaac Burdette approaches the wall in the breaststroke. Pike Central's Athalee Loveless competes in the girls' 200 freestyle. Above: Pike Central Middle School wrestling coaches pose with the wrestlers who placed in the Middle School PAC on Saturday. They are, front row (l to r): Grif- fin Boyd, Dalton Kline and Isaac Shimer; back row: Coach John Thomp- son, Skyler Shelton, Cole Parks, Ryan Gladish, Jackson Stuckey, Corey Goeppner, Isaac Marchi- no and Coach Luke Cox. Left: Pike Central's Bil- ly Like completes a stand- up to get away from his opponent and score a one- point escape. Below: Charger Rem- ington Bottoms tries to whizzer his opponent to the mat during their sec- ond round match on Sat- urday.

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