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SPORTS THIS WEEK 07-31

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

H.S. Girls Golf

South Dearborn at Lawrenceburg (Dearborn CC, Aurora), 5 p.m.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3

Motorcycle Racing

Lawrenceburg Motorcycle Speedway - Ohio Valley Unlimited All-Star Race/Scott Warning Memorial - Go-Karts, ATVs, Speedway Bikes, Motorcycles - Gates Open 5 p.m., Sign-in 5-7 p.m., Practice 5:45-7 p.m., Racing 7:30 p.m. Information: www.lawrenceburgmotorcyclespeedway.net.

 

TURF-BUILDING PROGRESSES AT EC

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Newly graded and filled with gravel, Trojan Field’s playing surface awaits the installation of padding and field turf, which commenced Monday. Motz Group says the $903,000 project should be completed in time for a preseason football scrimmage vs. New Albany Aug. 10. (Sandy Mahoney)

 

ST. LEON - Everything is on schedule with the installation of the Twenty Four/Seven turf system at East Central High School.

HELTON DOUBLES AS ALL-STARS DODGE RAIN

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Eli Helton

(Russ Draper Photography)

 

SOUTH BEND - Playing the final with wooden bats, Lawrenceburg's Eli Helton smacked a pinch hit double as the South absorbed an 8-0 shutout loss to the North in Sunday's third game of the 2018 IHSBCA All-Star Series.

SROKA RIDES TO TWILIGHT CHALLENGE WIN

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Men’s Pro Category 1/2/3 riders lean hard into a corner during Saturday night’s 60-lap finale of the Whiskey City Twilight Challenge criterium races. (Tim Ashcraft)

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Pro cyclist Robert Sroka of North Royalton, Ohio, rode to victory in the 60-lap Men’s Pro Category 1/2/3 main event to conclude the 2018 Whiskey City Twilight Challenge Saturday night.

DISCOUNTED LHS ALL-SPORTS TICKETS ON SALE

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Lawrenceburg High School Athletic Department’s annual preseason All-Sports ticket sale is under way.

Adult All-Sports tickets are $55 through Friday, Aug. 10, with preseason student passes $45. Family passes, for all members of the immediate family only, are discounted at $160.

Regular season All-Sports passes will be $65 for adults, $55 for students and $185 for families starting Aug. 13.

MATT HAMILTON PICKS UP 4TH WIN OF YEAR

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Aurora driver Matt Hamilton celebrated his fourth Lawrenceburg Speedway feature win of the season in Sunday's Budweiser UMP Modified 20-lap A-main, rolling off the start fourth and leading all the way. (Tim Thomas/L'burg Speedway)

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Aurora’s Matt Hamilton has been the dominant Modified race car driver in 2018 at Lawrenceburg Speedway.

BOWMAN 5K NIGHT RUN/WALK AUGUST 11

 

QUERCUS GROVE - The sixth annual Donald Bowman 5K Night Run/Walk is set for a 9 p.m. start Saturday, Aug. 11, at The Vineyard Golf Course, 16022 Ind. 250.

Longtime Rising Sun teacher Bowman, who passed away from cancer in 2010, continues to be honored by the Bowman family by providing students with educational opportunities. All proceeds from the race go to support the Donald Bowman Scholarship Fund.

Online registration is available in advance at www.stuartroadracing.com.

SCOREBOARD 07-26

Auto racing

 

LAWRENCEBURG

SPEEDWAY

USAC Amsoil Sprint Car

National Championship

Sunday, July 22

31st NOS Energy Drink

INDIANA SPRINT WEEK

Race No. 2

 

SD BOYS TENNIS MEETING WED. AT COURTS

 

AURORA - Any boy in grades 9-12 at South Dearborn High School who is interested in playing tennis this fall should contact Coach Dave Burress at dtburress@yahoo.com.

There will be a parent meeting this Wednesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the SD tennis courts.

The first official practice will be Monday, July 30, at 3:30 p.m. at the tennis courts.

 

 

GMS FOOTBALL OPENS; OTHERS FOLLOW

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Greendale Middle School football practice for the 2018 fall season opens tomorrow (Tuesday), with the other three fall sports workouts set to begin next week, athletic director Jason Caudill announced.

FOOTBALL

Greendale football Practice 1 runs from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday at the GMS practice field (behind GMS by the softball field). Equipment will be issued to eighth-graders following practice.

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