GREENCASTLE -- South Putnam Athletic Director Matt Griswold recently announced information on the annual "Eagle Holiday Sports Festival". This event will be held Dec. 29 and 30. The festival will feature every varsity and reserve winter high school team.
The festival begins on Dec. 29 at 9:30 a.m. with the Eagle Wrestling Invitational, a three-team wrestling invitational including teams from Attica, South Putnam and Turkey Run.
In 2010, Sullivan and Western Boone will join the field and they will have a five-way.
The swim team gets into the act at 10 a.m. on Tuesday with the South Putnam Relays, a coed-relay swim invitational. Cascade, West Vigo and Speedway are joining the Eagle swimmers for this fun meet. Each swim team will field two teams in each of the fifteen relays (including diving) in this meet.
The varsity boys' basketball team hosts the Eagle Holiday Boys' Classic at 6 p.m.
Cascade will play North Vermillion in game one on Tuesday, with South Putnam hosting Clay City in game two. The consolation game and final game of the varsity will be played on Wednesday, beginning at 6 p.m.
The JV boys' basketball tourney will be held at Central Elementary. It will be Cascade and North Vermillion on Tuesday morning at 9:30, followed by the Eagles versus Clay City at 10:45. The consolation and final games will follow.
The varsity and junior varsity girls fly into action on Dec. 29 at 9:30 a.m. when the Eagle Holiday Girls' Classic takes place.
The Varsity Tourney takes place at South Putnam High School, while the JV tourney is held at Central Elementary. The varsity tournament features North Vermillion, Clay City and South Putnam, with Clay City facing South Putnam in game one.
The JV tourney has four teams, Cascade, North Vermillion, Shakamak, and South Putnam, with Shakamak facing Cascade in game one. The varsity tournament will be held in a round robin format, while the jv tournament will have a consolation and final. Although Eagle Sports Passes are not accepted for tournament play, fans will get their money's worth. Tuesday morning's $4 ticket will allow fans into the swim meet, the wrestling meet, or the JV Boys' Basketball Tourney.
The girls' tourney $5 ticket will allow fans into either Central Elementary for the JV games, SPHS for the varsity games, or both. The varsity boys' basketball tickets will be $5 per night.