Which Way?

December 10, 2015

I just heard that Butch Wade of Columbus North High School was elected to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.  Butch was born in 1945 and was a 1963 graduate.  During his senior year he led the Bulldogs to an undefeated season.  He went on to Indiana State University where he led them in...

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Sports vs. Laws

December 9, 2015

It seems like every day when you pick up a newspaper or follow the news by any outlet, someone is being accused of domestic violence.  Unfortunately, most of these reports involve well-known athletes.  This type of violence is never justified, but when it becomes a pattern the leagues involved must be doing more to address...

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Batesville Building Plan

December 8, 2015

Batesville is planning to remodel part of their high school and add to the present facility.  It is hard to believe that the high school is nearly 50 years old.  When this project gets underway next spring, most of the construction (as I understand it) will be on the East side of the present...

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Athletic Trainers At All Levels

December 7, 2015

It is becoming quite obvious that we need an athletic trainer available at every level of amateur sports.  If the games are sanctioned by a school, then there should be a trainer at the games.  The obvious problem is “can the school pay the bill for the trainer?”  Also, are there enough qualified trainers...

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Are We Too Sensitive?

December 4, 2015

Recently Dusty Baker was hired as the manager of the Washington Nationals.  He was asked by the press if he thought his position as a black manager would improve minority hiring in pro sports?  Baker answered an Indy Star reporter,  “I have been in baseball for 40 years, and I don’t think there is any difference now...

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What is Integrity?

December 3, 2015

They are still trying to decide what to do with FanDual and other such online gambling games.  Can pro athletes play or not?  Right now it all depends on where the player lives.  In states like New York, no one is allowed to play this game. My question is “if you allow pro football...

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A Level Playing Field?

December 2, 2015

How close is the girls basketball coming to a level playing field with the boys program?  One area that the IHSAA has dictated is allowing them weekend games on an equal level with their male counterparts.  Girls are now starting to play basketball as early as 5 years old which puts them on par with the...

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What Is Next?

December 1, 2015

I am sure you have heard about some of the things coming out of the New York Mets starting pitchers.  If you haven’t, here are a couple examples.  Terry Collins allowed his starting pitchers to decide the uniform, style, and color on the days they were pitching.  In fact, they kept stats on the...

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IUPUI-Division I

November 30, 2015

IUPUI in Indianapolis has hired a new athletic director to lead their Division I athletic program.  He is Roderick Perry, and he comes to the University from Wayne State in Ohio.  He will be carrying on a tradition of classroom excellence as well as athletic prowess.  For 13 straight semesters, IUPUI’s athletes have surpassed...

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Coach Crean

November 27, 2015

In an article that I read in the Indy Star, IU basketball coach, Tom Crean, will have roles for his players this year–not positions.  His 5 top players are Pharrell, Blackmon, Johnson, Williams, and Bryant.  They will all find themselves located on the floor where they can produce the highest number of shots, and...

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