Paxson sweeps Rushville

Joey Paxson won two features on the 4th of July at Rush County Fairgrounds during the All Star Circuit of Champions TQ Midgets stop on the local dirt road.

Paxson won the first feature ahead of Rylan Gray, Cory Clay, Tate Martz and Robbie Roland, rounding out the top five.

The second feature was a 22-lap event honoring Rush County’s Bicentennial. Paxson took home the special event trophy, winning ahead of Martz, Gray, Matthew Hedrick and Stephen Davis.

Indiana bulls

The Indiana Bulls are expanding into the area.

In addition to its Indianapolis teams, the Bulls will expand to Southeast Indiana in the 2022-23 season for 8U players.

The first tryout for the 2023 team will be at 10 a.m. on July 30 at Ceraland Park in Columbus. Prospective players cannot turn 9 before May 1, 2022.

For more information, please contact John Rigney at (812) 363-4639 or or Gabe Lowman at (812) 767-7843 or


Registration for the Greensburg Youth Football League is open online. Opportunities for young players include Kindergarten through Grade 1 – Flag Football, Grades 1 and 2 – Tackle Football, Grades 3 and 4 – Tackle Football, and Grades 5 and 6 – Tackle Football. Visit to register.

The cost is $50. There is a discount for registrations from the same family: second child – $10 discount, third child – $20 discount, fourth child – $30 discount and fifth child – $40 discount.

RMHF golf outing

The Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation golf outing is scheduled for August 5. On the day of the event, registration is at 9 a.m. with a tee time of 10 a.m. at Antler Pointe Golf Course in Rushville.

The cost for a quartet is $350 and the cost for an individual is $85. There are opportunities for sponsorships and donations. For more information, contact Julie Dragoo at (765) 932-7578 or or Theresa Alexander at (765) 932-7568 or

Proceeds go to the foundation’s scholarship fund.

open bulldog

The Batesville Athletic Boosters will host the 34th Annual Bulldog Open Golf Tournament at Hillcrest Country Club on Friday, July 22.

The four-man race is open to the public and will begin at 11 a.m.

Golfers can register as a team of four or individually. There are also hole and event sponsorship opportunities.

For more information or to register, contact coordinator Wendy Meyer at or Bertha Hazelwood at

Lady Lions Volleyball Camp

Little Lady Lion Volleyball Camp is scheduled for July 18-22 for students in grades 4-8 at Memorial Gym Addition. Students in grades 4 to 6 will have camp from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and students in grades 7 to 8 will have camp from 11 a.m. to noon. The cost of camp is $30 and includes a camp t-shirt. The deadline for registration is July 1. For more information, contact Coach Scanlan at