Sports briefs for week of Aug. 2

Disc golf league plays every Tuesday

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 August, it’s the park.

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

Golf tournament to aid Alzheimer’s Association

The first annual Golf to End Alzheimer’s tournament will take place Sunday, Aug. 13 at the Salt Creek Golf Course, 2359 State Road 46 East.

The entry fee is $50 per player and includes a cart. A portion of the entry fee benefits the Alzheimer’s Association.

Registration will begin at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Send teams to Kyle Davern by Aug. 6 at

The tournament will also feature $100 prizes for closest to pin and longest drive. There will be a 50/50 raffle.

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 is 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.

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 and 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.

Restorative yoga session planned downtown

Simply Fitness, 59 E. Main St. on the second floor, has six openings for a Yin/Restorative Yoga session from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14.

The $18 session with Annie Buechlein will include prop-oriented poses using such items as chairs and pillows. To sign up, visit

Workshop to envision goals offered in October

Simply Fitness yoga teacher Becky Mann will help participants to “set intentions, create visions and begin the journey to goals” during a Vision Board Workshop.

It will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at Simply Fitness, 59 E. Main St., second floor. A $25 fee includes supplies.

For more information and registration, visit or call 812-343-3560.