Virtual Reality

September 1, 2015

I recently read an article in the Indianapolis Star about Andrew Luck of the Colts.  This summer Luck found a virtual reality program that allows him to place himself as the quarterback in an electronic football game.  It is called Strivr, and it allows Luck to place a headset on and set up any...

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College Football Union

August 31, 2015

Northwestern University’s football team tried to declare themselves a union.  Last week their request was denied by the court system because they are not considered state employees.  The whole idea behind the union was to get more money allocated to student athletes. As a result of Northwestern’s action, the NCAA agreed to allow their...

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Adidas and IU Sports

August 28, 2015

Recently the Adida Sports Equipment Company and IU Athletics renewed their contract for using the company’s sports uniforms and equipment.  IU has been with Adida since 2004, and this contract will take them until 2024.  IU was getting 3.7 million per year to use the brand, but now they will receive 6.7 million per...

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Brady vs. NFL

August 27, 2015

If you like to listen to sports reporters argue on TV, you have found your wish since “Deflate Gate”.  I am trying to decide if Brady’s ego is as big as Roger Goodell’s thirst for power.  Even if Brady wins in the court system, his image will have been tarnished.  Goodell has been given...

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West Badin Golf Course

August 26, 2015

Last week on a mini-trip to West Badin/French Lick we drove up to see the Pete Dye PGA golf course in West Badin.  After driving straight up what seemed like a mile hill (probably only a half mile), we saw the most unbelievable golf layout.  Cut into what was once a mini-mountain is an...

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Eric Heppner

August 25, 2015

This marks the 20th season that Eric Heppner is the head football coach at Batesville High School.  He is the longest tenured coach in southeastern Indiana.  Not only is Eric in his 20th season but all of his assistant coaches except for one or two have been with him for all those 20 years. ...

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Rushville Invitational

August 24, 2015

This coming Saturday will be the Rushville Cross Country Invitational.  Rushville started this event almost 40 years ago.  At that time cross country was just becoming popular in southeast Indiana.  In the early days more than 40 teams participated in this event, and it was a boys only meet run in classes based on...

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Ethan Wilson

August 21, 2015

Ethan Wilson, a graduate of Pendleton Heights High School, is a baseball player in the Chicago White Sox system.  He recently appeared in a game against Indianapolis while playing for the Charlotte Knights.  This in itself does not make Wilson unusual.  What does, however, is the fact that he is playing with a transplanted kidney. ...

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Finding Old Sportscasters

August 20, 2015

Dick Enberg, who spent many years covering national sports for many of our nation’s top networks, is now doing about 130-135 baseball games each year for the San Diego Padres.  Enberg, who has lived in San Diego since 1983, said it was a good fit for him.  Even though he turned 80 this past year,...

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How Good Is Carmel High School?

August 19, 2015

According to a rating by Max Prep Cup, Carmel High School was ranked 3rd in the nation for high school sports the past school year.  Max Prep rates high schools based on how good they do in state championships.  Bentonville, Arkansas, was rated number 1 for the second straight year.  They were given 1,092...

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9:00 am Mom2Mom “Not Just a Mom” Discussion @ Building behind Amack's Well
Mom2Mom “Not Just a Mom” Discussion @ Building behind Amack's Well
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Mom2Mom will be having a discussion, “Not Just a Mom,” featuring Darcy Wiley, on Friday, April 29 from 9 – 11 am at the building behind Amack’s Well in Batesville. Come out and see “how finding connection in our most important relationship can help us give our best to others.” For more information call Melissa Hanley at 812-363-5336.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
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Plant a Tree for Arbor Day
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am
Franklin County SWCD will be holding the 5th Annual Arbor Day Tree Giveaway & Food Drive on Friday, April 29, 2016 beginning at 9am. Over 700 seedlings will be available on a 1st come basis at their office. There will be a limit of 5 trees per person. A variety of tree species will be available, including: red pine, scarlet oak, white oak, shag-bark hickory, tulip tree, black bum, river birch, flowering dogwood, and red-bud. Please bring canned food items in exchange for the trees. Food will be donated to the Works of Mercy Center & SIEOC food pantry in Brookville.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
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Solid Rock Swap & More @ Sold Rock Bible Fellowship
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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