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Erin Andrews

March 28, 2016 Coach Raver

  Was Erin Andrews awarded too much money for her lawsuit?  According to court reports, Erin received $55 million as a settlement for the actions of David Barrett and the Marriott Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. […]

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Coaching Nightmare

March 25, 2016 Coach Raver

Everybody going to a high school contest these days travels in some type of school bus.  Nobody expects that bus to wind up on its top in the median or in a ditch on an […]

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Local Broadcasting

March 24, 2016 Coach Raver

I hope you were able to listen to Coaches Corner this past Monday.  Part of my show was a panel of local sports broadcasters for WRBI.  They included Andy Koors, Bob Heidlage, Julie Heidlage, and […]

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Chris Giesting

March 23, 2016 Coach Raver

Congratulations to Batesville’s Chris Giesting who won his first World Gold Medal as part of a United States 4 x 00 meter relay team.  Chris ran the third leg of the relay and opened the […]

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Spring Break

March 22, 2016 Coach Raver

We are in the second week of Spring Break at most of our area schools.  It is a good thing I am retired, because Spring Break and I did not get along when I was […]

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New Football Coach

March 21, 2016 Coach Raver

Last week the Batesville Community School Corporation announced the hiring of Evan Ulery as the new head football coach.  Evan is a 2009 Ball State graduate and has been teaching at Greensburg Junior High.  He […]

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Paul “Duke” Meyer

March 21, 2016 Coach Raver

Recently a past Batesville coach and teacher passed away.  Paul “Duke” Meyer died at the age of 83 in Madison, Indiana.  Meyer was at Batesville from 54-59.  While at Batesville he was an industrial arts […]

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Are We Too Critical In Our Remarks?

March 18, 2016 Coach Raver

As a follow-up to yesterday, I was thinking about all the TV and radio shows where sport authorities talk about current athletic teams and/or players.  Just as those sports personalities from yesterday’s blog were suspended, […]

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Watch What You Say On The Air

March 17, 2016 Coach Raver

An amusing story in Sports Illustrated listed what several sports commentators said on air that got them suspended.  Bill Simmons was suspended three weeks for criticizing Roger Goodell on the air.  Max Bretos received 30 […]

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Air Jordan

March 16, 2016 Coach Raver

An interesting article in Sports Illustrated listed the 30th edition of an Air Jordan shoe.  It is called the AJXXX version.  What was interesting to the writer of this article was the doodle that the […]

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