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April 18, 2013

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C’town to have physicals on May 8



C’town to have physicals on May 8

Charlestown High School will have sports physicals from 5:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8 in the school’s student service center.

The physicals will be for athletes who plan to compete on any Charlestown athletic team during the 2013-14 school year.

Cost is $20. Only cash will be accepted. Parents should accompany students to fill out the proper forms.

For more information, contact Charlestown athletic director Kim Carroll at 812-256-3328 ext. 11107 or


Charlestown boys’ camp

Charlestown High School boys’ basketball coach Sean Smith has announced plans for hosting his team’s annual boys’ basketball camp this May.

The camp is designed for boys currently in grades K-8, and will be a two-week experience.

The camp will be held Monday through Friday after school from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Charlestown Sports Arena during the consecutive weeks of May 6-10 and May 13-17.

Cost per camper is $50, which includes instruction on fundamentals and sportsmanship from the Pirate basketball staff, contests, prizes and a camp T-shirt.

More information is forthcoming, including a registration form, but questions can be directed to Smith at


Jeff High wrestling team planning trip to New Zealand

Wrestlers on the Jeffersonville High School wrestling team and Team Jeff Wrestling Club who are interested in going on the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s trip to New Zealand must see Red Devils’ coach Danny Struck to fill out an application.

ISWA members ages 12-19 are invited to apply. The trip is scheduled to start on Sunday, July 21, and wrestlers are expected to return on Thursday, Aug. 8. Dates may change a few days either way depending on flight availability, cost, and host request.

The cost of the trip is estimated to be approximately $2,500 per wrestler. For more information, contact Struck at


Jeff volleyball meeting

For any incoming freshman or anyone else interested in trying out for the Jeffersonville High School volleyball team this year, there will be an important informational meeting on Tuesday, April 30 in the Jeff High cafeteria, starting at 6 p.m.

Contact coach Tim Cox at 502-664-1252 or email him at with any questions.


Dowdell to compete in Australia

Jeffersonville senior Tyrell Dowdell has been invited to represent the state of Indiana on the West Central Conference track and field team at the 13th annual Down Under International Games on the Gold Coast of Australia this coming June. Dowdell got the invitation by earning a first-team selection on the Indiana State Track and Field Team.

Dowdell will spend seven days in Australia along with three days in Hawaii.

To make donations for Dowdell’s trip, mail them to the following address: Republic Bank, Tyrell Dowdell, 13th annual Down Under International Games, Track and Field, 3141 Highway 62, 812-282-1200, Jeffersonville, IN 47130. All donations must be submitted by Thursday, June 13.