Sports briefs for week of July 19

Golf outing to benefit wellness program

The second annual Brown County Wellness Program Golf Outing will take place Saturday, July 29 at Salt Creek Golf Retreat on State Road 46 East.

Tee-off will be at 10 a.m. Players can register at 9 a.m. The cost is $45 per person, which includes a meal.

Cash prizes will be awarded for the first- and second-place teams as well as for longest drive and closest to the pin.

Proceeds will go to the Brown County Wellness Program.

With questions, to register or to become a sponsor, call Brown County Parks and Recreation at 812-988-5522.

Register for youth soccer league this month

Late registrations for Brown County Parks & Recreation youth soccer are being accepted.

Teams are open to players who are ages 3 to 13 as of July 31.

Practices will begin at Deer Run Park in early August and the first game will be Sunday, Aug. 20.

Fees are $35 for ages 3 to 4, $40 for ages 5 to 6 and $45 for ages 7 to 13, plus a $10 late fee per player if registering after July 14. A $10 discount is available for each additional child in the program.

Coaches and assistant coaches are needed. A background check for coaches and assistants is required for player safety. Sponsors for $175 per team are also needed.

For more information or to register, visit, call the parks and rec office at 812-988-5522 or stop in at 1001 Deer Run Lane.

Adult coed softball registration open

Brown County Parks & Recreation is accepting coed recreational softball registrations for players age 16 and older.

A $25 fee is due with registration by Friday, July 28. No on-site registration is available. GamesĀ at Deer Run Park begin Monday, Aug. 14; games also will be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For more information or to register, visit, call the parks and rec office at 812-988-5522 or stop in at 1001 Deer Run Lane.

Open gym times offered at YMCA

The Brown County YMCA offers open gym for basketball, volleyball and pickleball for players 16 and older of all ability levels, with informal, friendly games.

Basketball is offered from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays for junior and senior high school students; 5 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays andĀ 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays for all ages; and 7:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays for players 18 and older.

Volleyball is offered from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays.

Pickleball is 6 to 8 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, 7 to 9 a.m. Saturdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The rock wall is open from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays for all ages.

Open gym hours are free for Y members and $3 per non-member.

Sponsors sought for charity golf tournament

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and the Brown County Literacy Coalition will co-host the sixth annual golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 7 at Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East.

Registration starts at noon and tee time at 1 p.m.

Proceeds will be used to purchase books for Brown County children, including monthly free books given to preschoolers younger than 5.

Sponsorship packages include $150 hole sponsor, $400 hole-in-one sponsor, $500 dinner/snack/beverage package, $750 gold sponsor and $1,000 title sponsor.

Tournament registration can be made for men, women and mixed teams of four, or individuals can register and be assigned to a team. Tournament fees, which include golf, green fees and hors d’oeuvres, are $80 per golfer or $300 per foursome. Register online at

Sponsorship or registration checks can be sent, made payable to DPIL, to P.O. Box 757, Nashville, IN 47448. For more information, email, visit or call 260-410-1075.

Disc golf league plays Tuesdays

The Brown County Disc Golf Alliance plays regularly in Brown County and new members are welcome.

The group plays Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at Deer Run Park or at the Brown County Country Club, alternating months. In July, it’s the country club.

Players of all skill levels are welcome, including those who have never played before. Loaner discs are available.

For more information, contact Stan Golis at