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Purdue Men’s Basketball

June 10, 2016
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Purdue fans are rejoicing because Caleb Swanigan and Vince Edwards both pulled out of the NBA draft and are returning to Purdue.  With the addition of a 5th-year senior who will be a contender for a starting guard position, the Boilermakers should be able to compete for a Big Ten Title again next year....

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Super Tech

June 9, 2016
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There was an article in Sports Illustrated about a process of tracking the stress that throwing a baseball puts on a pitcher’s arm, shoulder, and the whole body for that matter.  This system is called Motus Pro. Once it is hooked up to a pitcher’s body it will record acceleration and rotation and the...

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Feel Good Story

June 8, 2016
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I don’t know if you read an article by Gregg Doyel in the Indy Star about a softball game between the state’s best (New Palestine) and probably the state’s worst (Marshall of Indianapolis).  At the time of the game, New Palestine was rated #1 and Marshall had not only lost every game, but seldom...

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Should Young Kids Play Football?

June 7, 2016
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After yesterday’s Huddle Up, I am sure some people are asking “should young kids play football?”  I don’t think anyone who really has studied this has recommended the banning of youth football.  What has happened (and this is really the good thing) is we now have coaching rules that make sure youth coaches teach...

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Leaving Early

June 6, 2016
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A trend has started to develop in pro sports where heavy contact is part of the game.  Several pro football players have opted to end their careers early rather than take changes on the lasting effects of injuries such as concussions.  In an article in Sports Illustrated, some are also leaving because of damage...

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Indy 500 & Coca-Cola 600

June 3, 2016
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Two very unusual races occurred this past Sunday.  At the Indy 500, Alexander Rossi, a 24-year old rookie driver from California, out-smarted his more seasoned opponents and won the 100th Indy 500 race.  Before more than 350,000 fans, he stretched his fuel and coasted across the finish line with the most coveted prize in...

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Spring Sports

June 2, 2016
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For Batesville and Oldenburg Academy the spring sport season is quickly coming to a close.  Curt Eckstein and John Moody will run in the state track meet this weekend. Greensburg defeated Batesville in baseball, so the Bulldog season ended there.  Batesville won 2 huge games to get to the finals where they lost to...

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High School Tennis

June 1, 2016
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Unfortunately, the tennis season came to an end for the Oldenburg Academy Twisters at the semi-state.  They lost 5-0 to Terre Haute South High School. Congratulations, however, to Coach Mark Wilder and his Lady Twisters for winning both the sectional and regional championships this year.  This is quite an accomplishment for the 1A Twisters...

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State Bound

May 31, 2016
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Congratulations and best of luck to our 3 area boys who qualified for the state track meet this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana.  Winning the regional in the 3200m was Curt Eckstein of Oldenburg Academy.  Two other area young men also qualified by placing second in their respective events.  They are John Moody of Batesville...

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Memorial Day

May 30, 2016
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Honor your country today and enjoy being with your family.  This is the official beginning of summer.  I hope the weather is and you have many enjoyable outings.  I imagine many of these family outings will involve sports in one way or another. Don’t get too sunburned playing volleyball or softball.

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