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B-2 Sports Wednesday, July 12, 2017 The Press-Dispatch SPORTS BRIEFS PCMS boys' tennis team practicing The Pike Central Mid- dle School boys' tennis team is holding practices on Tuesdays and Thurs- days from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the high school courts. Students interested in playing must have a phys- ical on file with the school or come to practice with a completed physical form. No prior experience is necessary. For more information, contact Phil Knust by phone at 812-630 -5086. Watermelon Run for everyone The 26th Annual Water- melon Run in Owensville is for everyone, starting with a four-mile run and a two-mile walk followed by a children's quarter-mile fun run. The Saturday, July 29 event begins at 8 a.m. for the runners/walk- ers and 9 a.m. for the chil- dren. The race begins and ends in downtown Ow- ensville as part of the Ow- ensville Watermelon Festi- val. The four-mile course winds through the scenic countryside, featuring ter- rain that is easy enough for the novice, yet chal- lenging enough for the competitive runner, ac- cording to Jeremy Aydt. The entry fee for the run/walk is $15 if received on or before July 25, 2017. Late entries will be $20. Owensville Watermelon Run shirts are guaran- teed to the first 100 reg- istrations. The children's fun run is $5 and does not include a shirt. After the race, there are special drawings. Over- all male and female Wa- termelon Run Champi- ons will receive $50 each. Awards go to the top two in each age group, along with top two male and fe- male walkers. For more in- formation, contact Jeremy Aydt at 812-431-5754. Late sign up is until 7:45 a.m. the day of the race. Pack- et pickup is at the north- east corner of the town square. Forms are avail- able at SWIF T Athletics and Ultimate fit. DistinXion to offer two-day camp at Pike Central High DistinXion, a non-prof- it organization founded by Washington's Zeller family, will be conducting a three-day DistinXion Camp Xperience at Pike Central High School on Monday, July 31, and Tues- day, August 1, for boys and girls who will be entering grades two through eight in the 2017-18 school year. The registration fee for the camp, which focus- es on elite basketball and character training, is $ 89. Information regarding full and partial scholarships is available at distinxion. org/scholarships. For more information and to register, visit dis- tinxion.org. DistinXion is a non-prof- it organization founded by the Zeller family as a way to provide elite basketball and cheerleading training, while also building fami- ly relationships through character training. Dis- tinXion is dedicated to not only developing better athletes, but better peo- ple and stronger families through summer camps, private training, speaking engagements, and tourna- ments. DistinXion's staff and volunteers are dedicat- ed to serving communi- ties around the country with one mission in mind: to make a positive impact on the athletic culture by building up families and developing positive char- acter in young athletes. The Zeller brothers – Luke, Tyler and Cody – participate in DistinXion events only as their sched- ules permit. Youth Day is October 14 The 12th Annual Pike County Bird Hunter's Club NR A Youth Day is Saturday, October 14, so mark your calenders for a day of outdoor activity. The event begins at 8 a.m. EST with sign in, break- fast and then a choice for youth of BB gun shoot- ing, darts, 22 rifle, muz- zle loading, archery, trap shooting or Chukar hunt- ing over dogs. After a day of activities for youngsters and their family, a search and res- cue demonstration will be presented. That is fol- lowed by a random draw- ing will take place for more than a dozen priz- es including Remington 1187 and 870 shotguns, Ruger 22 rifles and Bear archery sets. All youth ages seven to 18 are welcome and are provided breakfast and lunch. Do not bring any firearms. Twelve gauge, 20 gauge, 410 and 22 shells are provided by the club, the NR A and lo- cal sponsors. Parents are welcome and can enjoy breakfast and lunch for a donation. All 4-H shoot- ing sports, boy and girl scouts and all other inter- ested youth are welcome. A hunter education card is required for Chukar hunt- ing. The first 50 youth to register will receive a free T-shirt. The club is located be- tween Oakland City and Petersburg about two miles west of SR 57 at Di- vision Road. Signs will be posted. For more informa- tion contact Chris Kinman at 812-789-3125 or Ray Bryant at 812-753-4861. 6&+22/6325763+<6,&$/6 )RU$OO$UHD6FKRROV -XO\ DPWRSP FDVKRUFKHFN1RLQVXUDQFHELOOHG 3K\VLFLDQ1HWZRUN &XOOHQ0HGLFDO3URIHVVLRQDOV_6WDWH6W6XLWH$_:DVKLQJWRQ,1_ 1RDSSRLQWPHQWQHFHVVDU\:DONLQVDUHZHOFRPH Left: Pike Central High School rising senior Gavin Boyd goes up for a head- er off of a corner kick by rising se- nior Kyson Western (not pictured) as rising senior Brey- ton Booker (21) looks on during a boys' soccer scrim- mage against host Evansville Harri- son on Monday, Ju- ly 10. Ed Cahill photo Below: Pike Cen- tral High School rising senior Cam- eron Henson (22) fires the ball to- ward the middle of the field during a boys' soccer scrim- mage against host Evansville Harri- son on Monday, Ju- ly 10. Ed Cahill photo Above: Pike Cen- tral High School ris- ing sophomore Ethan Scott (6) starts to push the ball up the field during a boys' soccer scrimmage against host Evansville Harrison on Monday, July 10. Ed Ca- hill photo Right: Pike Central High School rising se- nior Quade Claridge (19) shields the ball away from an Evans- ville Harrison player during a boys' soccer scrimmage hosted by the Warriors on Mon- day, July 10. Ed Cahill photo Right: Pike Central High School rising se- nior Brey- ton Booker (21) push- es the ball up the field during a boys' soccer scrimmage against host Evansville Harrison on Monday, Ju- ly 10. Ed Ca- hill photo Above: Pike Central High School ris- ing freshman Connor Young (22) battles an Evansville Harrison player for pos- session of the ball during a boys' soc- cer scrimmage hosted by the Warriors on Monday, July 10. Ed Cahill photo Right: Pike Central High School rising senior goalkeeper Tyler Tormohlen goes vertical to make a save during a boys' soccer scrimmage against host Evans- ville Harrison on Monday, July 10. Ed Ca- hill photo PCHS Boys Soccer Scrimmage vs. Evansville Harrison

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