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Garner, Thompson shine at PostYourT East-West game
Rock Creek Community Academy’s DeJon Garner and Charlestown’s Kendall Thompson were key contributors to the Class 3A-4A East team’s 122-95 victory over the West at the PostYourT East-West High School All-Star Game at East Jay Middle School in Portland, Ind. on Saturday.
After falling behind 14-11, the East went on a 31-12 run and held the lead at halftime, 62-44. All nine East players were in double digits.
Garner scored a team-high 17 points, while Thompson poured in 14.
Marion’s Jalen McCallum led the West with 32 points.
In the Class A-2A East-West game, Jake Hartlage of Clarksville scored 21 points, including three 3-point buckets, to help power the East to a 102-87 win over the West squad.
Clarksville Community School Corporation will have athletic physicals for students entering grades 3-12 next season from 3:05-5 p.m. on Friday, May 11 at the Clarksville High School main gymnasium.
Students who plan on competing in athletics for Clarksville Community Schools during the 2012-13 school year must have a physical examination form on file to participate for their teams.
Physical forms are available in the Clarksville High School main office and on the IHSAA website at www.ihsaa.org. Parents and guardians must accompany students unless pages one and four of the form are completed and signed by a parent or guardian.
For additional information, contact the Clarksville High School athletic office at 812-280-5009.
Kimmel places second at Salem
Clarksville native Frank Kimmel fell one position short of winning his first ARCA Racing Series race since 2008 last Sunday at Salem Speedway.
The nine-time ARCA championship finished second to teenage winner Alex Bowman by three car lengths in the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200.
“I’m really proud of the crew here for setting up a great car. They had a lot of pressure on them, and they were never phased by it,” Kimmel said in a statement.
Brennan Poole ended up third. Chase Elliott, the son of former NASCAR champion Bill Elliott, finished fourth, followed by Erik Jones in fifth.
Henryville resident Darrell Basham placed 17th. Sellersburg resident and Clarksville-based Kimmel Racing driver Will Kimmel was 27th.
ARCA’s next race will be Friday, May 4 in Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
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FKCC League Day Celebration
The Floyds Knobs Community Club non-profit baseball and softball program will celebrate its League Day Celebration on May 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Floyds Knobs Community Club.
The League Day Celebration will feature games and activities for all ages, including a home-run derby and base-running contest, face painting, helmet airbrush art, a dunk tank, inflatables and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event will fund maintenance and improvements to the ball park.
The Floyds Knobs Community Club is located at 4032 Weber Lane in Floyds Knobs. The club has around 500 children participating in various age divisions on 47 different teams.
To make a donation, checks made out to FKCC Baseball/Softball can be mailed to League President Kevin Hensley at 4176 Andrew Drive, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119.
For more information, e-mail Hensley at email@example.com. Event schedule and more details can be found at www.floydsknobsbaseball.com.
MBC Hardwood Classic
Registration is now open for the MBC Hardwood Classic basketball tournament, set to be held May 18-20 in Evansville.
The tournament is open to teams of boys and girls in fourth through 11th grade. Teams will compete against other teams of the same grade level.
Up to 70 teams from Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee are expected to participate in this highly competitive tournament.
Registration costs $200 and closes on May 11. For more information about the tournament, visit www.mbchoops.com.
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- Floyd County Sports
H.S. BASEBALL: Bulldogs beat Providence to win Sajko Invitational
New Albany’s 8-5 win gives Bulldogs 10th consecutive title
H.S. BOYS' GOLF: Hornets, Highlanders take conference crowns
Davidson, three Borden players earn All-SAC honors
H.S. SOFTBALL: Pursuit of sectional championships begin tonight
Jeff, Charlestown and Providence are Greg’s picks to win titles
H.S. ROUNDUP: No. 1 Floyd goes 1-1, Jeff loses pair of one-run games
Pirates fall short in Charlestown Softball Invitational
H.S. BASEBALL: New Albany, Providence to square off in Sajko title game
Start time moved up to 1:30 due to threat of rain
GIRLS' TENNIS SECTIONALS: Jeff gets by game Generals 3-2 for title
Floyd, Creek cruise to sectional crowns
H.S. ROUNDUP: Red Devils beat East on Senior Night
Clarksville softball upsets Bulldogs, 6-4
BOYS' TRACK: Highlanders run away with 11th straight sectional crown
Borden finishes program-best second; New Albany third, Clarksville fourth
GIRLS' TENNIS SECTIONALS: Dragons down unbeaten Borden to advance to Creek final
Bulldogs keep sectional-title streak alive
CONFERENCE GOLF PREVIEW: No. 7 Highlanders looking to repeat as HHC champions on Saturday
Hornets to vie for another SAC title at Champions Pointe
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