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Sports Briefs

Burton is All-State Honorable Mention

Recent Knightstown High School graduate Tyler Burton was named Honorable Mention All-State for Class 2A during the 2018 high school baseball season completed in June.

Burton, who shared C-T Area Baseball Player of the Year honors with New Castle’s Rylan Huntley, was the only player from the six local high schools to receive any statewide recognition. Burton was a pitcher and infielder for the Panthers.

Elsewhere, Luke Albright of Class 4A state champion Fishers, son of New Castle graduate Amy Albright and grandson of Melba Wadman of New Castle, was named to the Class 4A All-State team as a pitcher and teammate Matt Wolff, the Class 4A Mental Attitude Award recipient, was named Class 4A All-State at third base.

NCMS Cross Country Pitch-In is July 16

The New Castle Middle School Cross Country team will have a pitch-in at Coach Dye’s home Monday, July 16 to kick-off the final weeks of summer running. All students who will be in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade this fall are eligible to participate.

There will be a run at 6 p.m., followed by the pitch-in. Parents and siblings are encouraged to attend as well. Contact Coach Dye or check out the Cross Country posts on the New Castle Athletic website for more details.

Trojan Football Youth Camp

New Castle Trojan Football Youth Camp for those entering grades 3-8 will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, July 16-19 at Neal Field.

Cost is $20 per camper and includes a camp T-shirt.

Registrations are accepted the first day of camp at 5 p.m. at the north entrance of Neal Field or can be sent to Kyle York-New Castle Football, 801 Parkview Drive, New Castle, IN 47362. Make checks payable to New Castle Football.

Today’s Sports Events

Babe Ruth Baseball: New Castle 16- to 18-year-olds vs. Kokomo in state tournament at Logansport 8 p.m.

Friday’s Sports Events

Babe Ruth Baseball: New Castle 15-year-olds vs. Elwood in state tournament in New Castle 5:30 p.m.

Babe Ruth Baseball: New Castle 13-year-olds vs. Kokomo in state tournament at Tipton 8 p.m.