Local briefs – May 26


Brownstown recognizes weightlifting winners


Brownstown Central High School recently named its spring weightlifting winners.

The winners were determined by how much they improved on their power club, which combined squat, clean and bench press.

Junior class: Brendan Patman, plus 40 pounds

Sophomore class: Matthew Bell, plus 60 pounds

Freshman class: Joseph Striegel, plus 155 pounds

Old boards from gym available


Brownstown Central High School is replacing its boards in the main gymnasium over the summer.

The old boards are being made available for those wanting souvenirs beginning May 30.

The boards will be placed outside the main office of the school and distributed on a first come first serve basis.

Country Club to host camps

A junior golf camp, and advanced junior golfer program, will be hosted at Seymour Country Club next month.

The junior camp will be from 10 to 11 a.m. and take place June 9, 16, 23 and 30.

The camp is for kids aged 6 to 13, and there will be a cookout and awards ceremony June 30.

Advanced junior golf will be 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 8, 15, 22, 29 and July 6.

The program focuses on chipping/pitching/lob shots, fairway and green-side bunker play, playing from uneven lines, trouble shots and course management.

Class size is limited for this program.

Call 812-522-3495 or 812-521-7676 for more information or to sign up.

Class Instruction by Former LPGA Touring Professional and LPGA Teaching Division Professional Rebecca Ward.

Hickory Hills junior golf program set to begin


Hickory Hills Golf Club will be hosting a six weeks junior golf program starting June 6.

On June 6, 13, 20 and 27 golfers will work on rules and etiquette, fundamentals, golf swing and short game.

There will be two sessions in the first four weeks, from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. and 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Lessons on July 11 and 18 will start at 9 a.m. for all golfers, with all kids playing the game of golf.

On July 18 the program will conclude with a cook out with fun and games.

Stop by the pro shop to sign up or call 812-358-4529 for more information.

PGA professional John Olson instructs the camps.

Brownstown to host girls basketball camp


Brownstown Central will host three girls basketball camps at the high school starting May 30 and going through June 9.

Incoming third and fourth graders will take the court from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Incoming fifth and sixth graders will have camp from from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Incoming seventh and eighth graders will have camp from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

On June 9, instead of camp there will be a camp challenge night for all grades. It will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and players will challenge each other in various areas such as “hot shot,” dribbling, hustle, etc.

Cost is $30, and every player will receive a T-shirt on June 9.

Payment must be submitted before attending camp. Campers can sign up on the first day if they did not receive a paper.

Forms can be picked up at the high school’s athletics office.

Information: 812­-358­-3454.

Women’s golf league wraps up


The two-person team, full handicap, women’s league at Hickory Hills Golf Club recently wrapped up after six weeks of play.

Results are as follows:

1st place: Ronda Boles and Jerri K. Hall

2nd place: Bev Gaiter & Cathy Roberts

3rd place: Kelly Deck & Deb McKain

4th place: Gina Bane & Emily Sommers

5th place Lindsey Goshorn (played two balls)

There were also special event winners in the league.

Closet to flag: Boles, Roxanna Horton and Jodi Myers

Low putts: Goshorn and Sharon DeHart

Long drive: Sara Clark

Annual Dr. Bud golf outing planned

Shadowood Golf Course in Seymour will host the 37th annual Dr. “Bud” Charity Golf Tournament on June 28.

All proceeds from the golf scramble will go to fund scholarships for registered nurses in Jackson, Jennings, Scott and Washington counties.

Teams may be composed of all men, all women or a combination of each.

Entry deadline is June 26.

Contact Robin Clark at [email protected] for information or Craig Rice [email protected] for registration.

To date, the Dr. Bud Scholarship Fund has awarded nearly $509,276 in registered nursing scholarships. In 2016, 17 registered nursing students received scholarships from the Dr. Bud Fund.

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