Sports briefs for April 13, 2016

Disc golf course opening with tournament this week

The new disc golf course at Deer Run Park will have its official grand opening from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16.

Players of all experience levels and ages are welcome.

Disc golf is like a game of golf using Frisbees, thrown shorter distances than a golf ball is hit.

Prizes will be awarded to the top scores in each division. Brown County Parks and Recreation will sell food and drinks.

Dynamic Discs will bring a “mobile pro shop” to the tournament. Discs will be sold for $20 for two.

This is the first tournament to be played at the course at the county-owned park. Construction started last fall.

Parks and rec wrestling now open to K-12 students

Registration is open for a new Brown County Parks & Recreation wrestling program for students in the sixth through 12th grades.

Practices will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 5 to Sept. 29 in the wrestling room in the Larry C. Banks Memorial Gymnasium at the high school.

The program’s focus is on basic skill development and improvement. Wrestlers also can compete in voluntary competitive meets throughout the year.

The fee is $30 and includes a Brown County Wrestling T-shirt. Sign up at the parks and rec office on Deer Run Lane or at

Younger students also can participate.

Wrestling camp for kindergarten through fifth-grade students takes place Monday and Wednesday evenings through Dec. 28. There is no registration deadline. Register anytime throughout the year, submitting forms and fees to the parks office or at

For more information, call the office at 812-988-5522 or stop by between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Golf scramble to fund free books for kids

A golf scramble Thursday, July 21, at Salt Creek Golf Retreat will benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which provides free books to children in Brown County age 5 and younger.

For more information or to register, visit

Zumba classes free for YMCA members

The Brown County YMCA, 105 Willow St., offers a Zumba class from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

The class is free for YMCA members. A $3 drop-in fee applies for nonmembers.

For more information, call 812-988-9622.