Cincinnati Reds Housecleaning

November 6, 2014

The Cincinnati Reds started their off-season housecleaning process this past week when they let Ryan Ludwick and Jack Hannahan go.  Both of these players had options for 2015 that would have cost the Reds a large amount of money.  Since neither played well this past season, the Reds were not willing to tie up...

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Joe Madden

November 5, 2014

The Chicago Cubs replaced Rick Renteria with Joe Madden this past week as manager.  Everyone wondered why Madden opted out from his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.  In less than two weeks, we found out the reason. Madden led the Rays to three play-off seasons during his stay in Florida.  He is regarded...

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Football Results

November 4, 2014

The high school sectionals continued last Friday night.  The season came to an end for the Batesville Bulldogs and South Decatur Cougars, but it continues for the East Central Trojans and Milan Indians. Batesville’s battle with Guerin Catholic in the cold rain was not over until the onside kick with one minute left failed...

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Dave Miley

November 3, 2014

Do you remember Dave Miley who was the Cincinnati Reds manager from 2003-2005 where he compiled a 125 win and 164 loss record?  The Tampa native was a catcher by profession.  As a player he was a member of the Cincinnati Reds organization.  After retirement from active playing, he became a coach and manager in the...

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October 31, 2014

Pro sport teams seem to have trouble maintaining a high level of emotion for every game during a season.  There were 3 great examples in the last two weeks of pro football.  When the Cincinnati Bengals went to Indianapolis, they seemed to just go through the motions of playing a game.  They were only...

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Tip Off

October 30, 2014

Tonight is the inaugural Oldenburg Academy Tip Off Dinner for boys basketball.  It is a men’s only event at the local Knights of Columbus Hall here in Batesville.  Approximately 18 of the area’s head boys basketball coaches will be given 10 minutes to talk about their team for the upcoming season. The affair includes...

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Big Weekend

October 29, 2014

Several area schools had very good performances this past weekend.  In football, Batesville, East Central, Rushville, and Milan were victorious in their first sectional rounds.  South Decatur also will play a second sectional game.  They will all play this Friday night in the middle round of the sectional playoffs. In soccer, the Oldenburg Academy...

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NCAA Football Playoffs

October 28, 2014

The first rankings which will determine the final four in football will be released today.  They will continue to do this each week until the final listing occurs in early December.  That release will be the four teams that play for the National Championship.  The five major conferences are all hoping one of their teams...

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Inflating Scores

October 27, 2014

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

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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Upcoming Events

7:45 am Big Oaks NWR Annual Butterfly Count @ Big Oaks National Wildlife Reserve
Big Oaks NWR Annual Butterfly Count @ Big Oaks National Wildlife Reserve
Aug 1 @ 7:45 am
Volunteers are need for all-day or half-day butterfly counts at the Big Oaks National Wildlife Reserve. Bring water, bug spray, sunscreen, snacks or lunch and binoculars and meet at the refuge office on Saturday morning August 1 between 7:45 am – 8 am. A $3.00 donation to the North American Butterfly Association for those participating in the count would be appreciated. Survey teams will be divided up based on the length of time you wish to spend in the field. Contact Joe Robb at to register.
9:00 am Batesville High School Boys’ Soc... @ McDonald's parking lot
Batesville High School Boys’ Soc... @ McDonald's parking lot
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Batesville High School Boys’ Soccer Team will be holding a car wash on Saturday, August 1 from 9 am – 1 pm  in the lot behind the McDonald’s in Batesville. Free will donations gratefully accepted for the purchase of team equipment and other needed supplies. Thank you for supporting the team. Go Dogs! **Rain date is August 8th from 12-3 P.M. at same location**
11:00 am 4th Annual Batesville Bash @ Downtown Village Green
4th Annual Batesville Bash @ Downtown Village Green
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
The 4th Annual Batesville Bash will be held on Friday, July 31 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday, August 1 from 11:00 am – 11:00 pm. Friday’s festivities will include the following: Sidewalk Sales Days throughout Batesville Rummage Sale at Batesville Area Historical Society Saturday’s festivities will include the following in the Downtown Village Green: Food, games, vendors, music Evening entertainment by The Belairs from 8 – 11 pm Chamber Car Cruise-In  from 3 – 6 pm Firemen’s Beer Garden from 5 – 11 pm

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