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The Ultimate Specialist

February 18, 2016
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Randy Choate is a left-handed pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals.  Last year he appeared in 70 ball games.  In 51 of those 70 games he only faced one batter.  This means that Choate only pitched 27 1/3 innings.  What a…

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High School Basketball Scoring

February 17, 2016
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Recently the Batesville/East Central basketball game wound up with just 53 points being scored.  It is an example of many of the scores in basketball this year.  I have seen more 30-point games than 80-point games.  Why is this? I…

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Tie Games in Soccer

February 16, 2016
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At the present time, when a soccer match ends in a tie, the tie is broken by penalty kicks.  This is not really a fair measure of who the best team is.  Penalty kicks, a lot of times, are more…

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Andrew Smith

February 15, 2016
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I am sure that unless you are a Butler Bulldog fan, you will not remember this name, Andrew Smith.  Just before he passed away on Jan. 12, Brad Steven(his college coach) missed an NBA game in Chicago to visit Andrew. …

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Novel Idea

February 12, 2016
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What about this idea–the NCAA allowing basketball games during only one semester a year?  This would mean that the student athlete would have to go to school a full semester and pass before he ever played.  One faction wants this…

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Super Bowl Trivia

February 11, 2016
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Last Sunday the 50th edition of the Super Bowl was played in San Francisco.  in 1967 the first Super Bowl was played in the Los Angeles Coliseum.  In that first game, only one half of the seats were occupied.  The…

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Do You Remember?

February 10, 2016
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In the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame publication, an article by Gerald Freyer caught my eye.  Sunman High School won 2 sectionals in the history of the school.  The first one came in the late 1930’s and the second one…

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What Is The Limit?

February 9, 2016
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When you watch basketball these days, you wonder what the limit is going to be on human ability.  Seven footers can now bring the ball down the floor, make a clever pass to a teammate, and rebound a missed shot…

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Johnny Manziel

February 8, 2016
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Another young, rich athlete seems to be on the path of total destruction.  For whatever reason, Johnny Manziel has not been able to handle the spotlight that his college career thrust upon him.  If you believe some of the stories…

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Reds’ Caravan Revisited

February 4, 2016
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I hope you were able to attend the Reds Caravan last Thursday at the local Y.  One of the people on the tour was Reds’ manager, Bryan Price.  Bryan is still upbeat knowing that the Reds will face an uphill…

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9:00 am Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
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Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
11:00 am Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
OSGOOD, Ind. — The Town of Osgood, along with the support of local sponsors, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Bricktoberfest event on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the historic brick road located on Ripley…