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Inflating Scores

October 27, 2014
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Are we putting so much emphasis on ratings that football teams think they have to run the score up on weaker opponents?  We know that the college football playoffs is something that will be determined by a select committee.  We hope that this committee is able to determine who the top 4 teams are...

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Football and Volleyball

October 24, 2014
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This weekend the area football teams will play their first round of the sectional.  Competing in 4A will be East Central, South Dearborn, Franklin County, and Connersville from the EIAC.  Those teams playing in 3A sectionals from the EIAC include Batesville, Greensburg, Lawrenceburg, and Rushville.  Competing in 2A will be Milan and in 1A North and...

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Area Cross Country

October 23, 2014
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Congratulations to the Batesville Lady Bulldogs, the Greensburg Lady Pirates, and the Oldenburg Twisters for qualifying for the semi-state meet this Saturday in Indianapolis.  The Bulldogs girls’ team and the Twister Boys’ team both finished 3rd in the regional this past Saturday at South Dearborn.  The Greensburg Lady Pirates’ finished 5th at the same...

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OA Boys Soccer

October 22, 2014
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Congratulations to Coach Ken Getz and the Oldenburg Academy Boys Soccer Team.  For the second straight year they are regional champions in 1A soccer.  Last week they defeated Indianapolis Lutheran 5-1 in their opening match, and then they defeated Centerville 4-2 for the championship.  This moves the Twisters record to 16-3-1 for this year....

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Sport Fans

October 21, 2014
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There a few times during the year when we are flooded with a wide variety of sporting events going on at the same time.  Today World Series begins, so baseball is still going on even though it is mid-October.  High school, college, and pro football are all in full swing.  NASCAR racing is winding...

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MLB World Series

October 20, 2014
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We are about to embark on another World Series.  How many of you in April picked Kansa City and San Francisco to be the two combatants?   I know I did not.  What a feel good story to see the Royals in the Series for the first time in almost 30 years.  San Francisco will...

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The Keeneland Experience

October 17, 2014
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Sally and I joined two other couples and went to Keeneland Raceway last weekend.  As I have written before, this beautiful facility in Lexington, Kentucky, becomes an experience just by being there.  Add to that the fact that this track attracts some of the finest horses in the world for its meet makes it...

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College Tailgating

October 16, 2014
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Our daughter, Gina, and her family had a wonderful tailgate experience at Iowa State in Ames, Iowa, last weekend.  It gave them a chance to join family who live in Ames along with many of their cousins’ friends. The party was not on the tailgate of a truck.  The cousins had a large white...

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Reggie Allen

October 15, 2014
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While at the Indiana State Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet for the induction of Angie Menser, I met Reggie Allen who was also inducted this year.  Reggie, a native of Monessen, Pennsylvania, was a quarterback for the Sycamores who graduated in 1981.  Despite his small size, he started 4 years for the Sycamores and...

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Football Scores

October 14, 2014
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As you have probably noticed, college football scores are really up this year.  It was  highlighted this past Saturday when Baylor beat TCU 61-58 in a regulation game.  What are the reasons for this? The biggest reason is probably the emphasis put on holding by defensive backs when receivers are running pass routes.  Rule...

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11:00 am “Silly Safaris” (Batesville Memo... @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
“Silly Safaris” (Batesville Memo... @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am
As part of their 2015 Summer Reading Program, the Batesville Memorial Public Library will be hosting “Silly Safaris” on Tuesday, July 7 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm (participants can choose either time). Starring Coyote Chris, this event will teach young readers about animal super heroes and the amazing things they do!
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1:00 pm Card Party @ St. Anthony's Foremen Hall
Card Party @ St. Anthony's Foremen Hall
Jul 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The cand party are the second Wednesday of the month. Sponsored by the St. Anne’s Ladies Society. July 8th                  October 14th August 12th             November 11th September 9th         December 8th
9:00 pm Free Movie Night in the Park @ Liberty Park
Free Movie Night in the Park @ Liberty Park
Jul 8 @ 9:00 pm
“The Wizard of Oz” will be shown at Liberty Park in Batesville on Wednesday, July 8 starting at 9:00 pm. Movie and refreshments will be provided by the Gibson Theatre. Bring your own cooler and chairs.

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